David W. Johnson
David W. Johnson is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. He is Co-Director of the Cooperative Learning Center. He received his doctoral degree from Columbia University. He has authored over 500 research articles and book chapters. He is the author of over 50 books. He is a past-editor of the American Educational Research Journal. He held the Emma M. Birkmaier Professorship in Educational Leadership at the University of Minnesota from 1994 to 1997 and the Libra Endowed Chair for Visiting Professor at the University of Maine in 1996-1997. He received the American Psychological Association’s 2003 Award for Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Practice. In 2007 he received (with his brother Roger) Brock International Prize in Education administered by the College of Liberal Studies at the University of Oklahoma. In 2008 he received the Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education Award from the American Education Research Association. In 2010 he received the Jeffrey Rubin Theory To Practice Award, awarded by the International Association for Conflict Management and the Program on Negotiation at the Harvard Law School. For the past 40 years Dr. Johnson has served as an organizational consultant to schools and businesses throughout the world. He is a practicing psychotherapist.
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Roger T. Johnson
Roger T. Johnson is a professor of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Minnesota. He holds his doctoral degree from the University of California in Berkeley. He is the Co-Director of the Cooperative Learning Center. He and his brother David were awarded the Brock International Prize in Education in 2007. Dr. Johnson’s public school teaching experience includes kindergarten through eighth grade instruction in self-contained classrooms, open schools, nongraded situations, cottage schools, and departmentalized (science) schools. At the college level, Dr. Johnson has taught teacher-preparation courses for undergraduate through PhD programs. He has consulted with schools throughout North America, Central and South America, Eastern and Western Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific Region. He taught in the Harvard-Newton Intern Program as a Master Teacher. He was a curriculum developed with the Elementary Science Study in the Educational Development Center at Harvard University. For three summers he taught classes in the British Primary Schools at the University of Sussex near Brighton, England. Dr. Johnson has been honored with several national awards including the American Psychological Association the American Society Engineering Education, National Council for the Social Studies, Minnesota Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, University of Maine, and Ball State University. Dr. Johnson is the author of numerous research articles, book chapters, and books. Nationally, Dr. Johnson is a leading authority on inquiry teaching and science education.