David Brooks, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education

David Brooks teaches graduate courses in technology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He received his doctorate in chemistry from Columbia University in 1965 and was trained as a biochemist at Columbia and New York University. Prior to coming to Nebraska, he taught at Columbia, the University of Alaska and Texas A&M University. He came to Lincoln in 1973 and served in the Chemistry Department until 1984.

Brooks authored the first book published on Web teaching and maintains broad interest in the design and implementation of Web-based communications systems. Although he engages in a wide range of Web-based projects, his principal interests have been in chemistry education and science education. In 2009, Brooks was named a fellow of the American Educational Research Association.