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Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Michael J. Urban

Michael Urban is an Associate Professor of Professional Education at Bemidji State University, in Minnesota, USA. He teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in science education, Earth and physical science, and general education. Dr. Urban earned his doctorate in Educational Technology from the University of Northern Colorado. Over the past decade he has participated in several grants related to science education and teaching with technology, developed curriculum, and written a number of articles about science education in general, and geoscience education in particular. His current research interests relate to using high altitude weather ballooning as a means for in-service teachers, pre-service teacher candidates, and K-12 students to design and conduct authentic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) investigations in order to enhance their knowledge and skills in those disciplines. Dr. Urban began his professional career in education as a middle school science teacher.
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