Robert Boeke, B.S., M.A.T.
B.S., Physics. University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 1965
M.A.T., Science Education. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 1966
Advanced Study (ABD) toward PhD in Science Education. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 1966-1970
1965-66 Teaching intern at Lane Technical High School, Chicago, IL. Physics.
1968-69 Faculty of Lake Forest High School, Lake Forest, IL. Physics and Mathematics
1969-99 Faculty of W.R. Harper College, Palatine, IL Physics, Physical Science and Mathematics.
1996-98 Co-chair of the Physical Science Department at W.R. Harper College
2002-08 Intermittent adjunct faculty at W. R. Harper College. Physics, Physical Science and Mathematics.
2012 Taught mathematics at the University of the New Grand Anse, Jeremie, Haiti
Member of the American Association of Physics Teacher and Illinois Association of Physics Teachers where he was a frequent contributor at meetings and workshops, and served on the Governing Board. Developed curriculum for the teaching of physics at the community college with special emphasis on the introduction of technology into the laboratory. Pioneered the use of graphics calculators in physics and mathematics classrooms and assisted the AAPT in educating faculty in their use. Developed and taught a physical science course on Energy and Society.
Phi Delta Kappa – education honor society
Professor Emeritus – William Rainy Harper College