80% Teaching, 20% Extension
- Ph.D. Educational Studies, Emphasis Instructional Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (December 2005). Dissertation: Enhancement of Student Performance With Web-based Exercises: Does it work for insect identification?
- M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Emphasis Instructional Technology, Minor Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (May 2001).
- B.S. Curriculum and Instruction, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (May 1999).
Insects as Educational Tools. Graduate Level Course, Distance Delivered.
Introduction to the Development of Distance Education Courses. Graduate Level Course, Distance Delivered.
Presentation Methods. Graduate Level Course, Distance Delivered.
Research and Teaching Interests:
- Developing technologies to enhance science teaching and scientific literacy. Using database driven web-based programs and mobile device technologies to compliment PK-20 science instruction.
- Assessing quantitative data to determine how technology, professional development, and workshop interventions impact teachers' and students' concept understanding, attitudes, and instructional practices.
- Curriculum development for informal and formal classroom environments.
- Using insects as a model for inquiry instruction for engaging students and teachers in scientific discovery.
- Faculty development teaching best instructional practices in both technology and non-technology enhanced classroom environments.
- Distance delivery of instruction
- Instrument development
- Pollinator education and conservation programming
- Golick, D.A., Heng-Moss, T.M. (2013) Insects as Educational Tools: An online course teaching the use of insects as instructional tools. American Entomologist. Entomological Society of America. 59:3 183-187. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/entomologyfacpub/351/
- Golick, D. A., Heng-Moss, T.M., Steckelberg, A., Higley, L.G., Brooks, D., and Fowler, D. (2012). Using Web-based Key Character and Classification Instruction for Teaching Undergraduate Students Insect Identification. Journal of Science Education and Technology DOI 10.1007/s10956-012-9410-z http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/entomologyfacpub/352/
- Golick, D. A., Heng-Moss, T.M., and Ellis, M.D. (2010). Using Insects to Promote Science Inquiry in Elementary Classrooms. NACTA Journal 54:3. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/entomologyfacpub/354/
- Golick, D. A.,Peterson, R.K., and Higley, L.G. (2009). Using the World Wide Web to Educate and Inform the Public about Risk and Agricultural Biotechnology. Journal of Agricultural and Food Information. 10:2 102 -112. DOI: 10.1080/10496500902802726
- Golick, D. A.,Ellis, M. D. (2006). An Update on the Distribution and Diversity of Bombus (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Nebraska. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 79: 341-347. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/entomologyfacpub/183/
- Golick, D. A., Ellis, M.D., Beecham, B. (2006). Creating and Evaluating Artificial Domiciles for Bumble Bees. American Biology Teacher (Online) April, 2006.
- Golick, D.A., and Ellis, M.D. (2003). Bumble Boosters: Doing Science as a Community of Learners. American Entomologist 49:2, 76-80. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/entomologyfacpub/180/
- Golick, D.A., D. Schlesselman, M.D. Ellis, and D.W. Brooks. (2003). Bumble Boosters: Students Doing Real Science. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 12:2 149-152.
- Golick, D.A., Ellis, Marion D. (2000 and 2002). A Guide to the Identification of Nebraska Bumble Bee Species. University of Nebraska Press. EC 00-1564-S. 1-63. & 2002 EC 02-1564-S 1-91. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/extensionhist/2011/
- $1,990,273 - NSF WIDER Perez, L. (PI), Arthurs, L., Couch, B. Golick, D., Heaton, R., Lee, K., Stains, M. (2013 – 2017) Adopting Research-based Instructional Strategies for enhancing STEM Education
- $6,345 – Kickstarter.com, Golick, D. (PI), and Weissling, T. (2013). Bumble Boosters Designing a Better Bumble Bee Domicile.
- $3,037,500 – Department of Agriculture - AFRI - Co-PI. (2012-2016), Mite-Virus Disease Complex in Wheat: A predictive Model. Hein, G., Golick, D. et. al.