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Educational Psychology, Foundations and Leadership Studies
Educational Psychology, Foundations and Leadership Studies (EPFLS) » Faculty and Staff » Ron Rinehart, Ph.D.

Ron Rinehart, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
(319) 273-2027
Areas of Expertise: 

Epistemic Cognition
Testimony as a Source of Knowledge
Science Education
Modeling and Nature of Science

Courses Taught: 

Educational Psychology: Learning and Motivation
Educational Psychology: Principles of Classroom Learning
Demonstrations & Technology in Science Education
Assessment and Measurement for Secondary Science
Biology and Society

Research Interests: 

Epistemic Cognition
Testimony as a Source of Knowledge
Sourcing and Use of Multiple Documents during Inquiry
Constructionist Approaches to Learning through Game Design
Teachers’ Understandings of the Nature of Science

Professional Affiliations: 

American Educational Research Association
American Psychological Association Division 15
European Association of Research on Learning and Instruction


Ph.D., 2016, Rutgers University