Heather Zimmerman

Assistant Professor in the College of Education

Huck Affiliations

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Learning Science Water Mobile Computing Life Cycle Interaction Experience Augmented Reality Conversation Education Learning Process Community Video Museums Application Programs Learning Environment Museum Everyday Experience Student Emotion Prior Experience Workplace Prompts Aerospace Engineering Teacher

Most Recent Publications

Place as creative partner: placemaking with a university arboretum

Jaclyn Dudek, Heather Toomey Zimmerman, 2024, Mind, Culture, and Activity

Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Susan M. Land, Lillyanna Faimon, Yu Chen Chiu, 2023, International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning on p. 291-322

Serendipitous collective creativity at family making programs in public libraries

Soo Hyeon Kim, Heather Toomey Zimmerman, 2023, Thinking Skills and Creativity

Lillyanna Faimon, Charles Keith, Heather Zimmerman, S Land, L McClain, 2023, on p. 337-344

Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Jennifer L. Weible, Elizabeth A. Wright, Carmen Vanderhoof, Nina G. Jablonski, 2022, Science Education on p. 767-796

Families’ engagement in making activities related to aerospace engineering: designing for parents as learning partners in pop-up makerspaces

Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Katharine Ellen Grills, Zachary McKinley, Soo Hyeon Kim, 2022, Information and Learning Science on p. 154-178

Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Susan M. Land, 2022, International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning on p. 107-134

Mobile Augmented Reality Supporting Community-based Learning: Families' Exploration of Land-Water Interactions

Heather Zimmerman, Susan M. Land, Lillyanna Faimon, Yu Chen Chiu, 2022, on p. 345-352

Place-based learning processes in a family science workshop: Discussion prompts supporting families sensemaking and rural science connections using a community water model

Lucy McClain, Yu-Chen Chiu, Heather T. Zimmerman, 2022, Science Education on p. 645-673

S Land, Heather Zimmerman, Lillyanna Faimon, LR McClain, N Rossi, B Masters, B Kozlek, 2022,

Most-Cited Papers

Personalized workplace learning: An exploratory study on digital badging within a teacher professional development program

Chris Gamrat, Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Jaclyn Dudek, K Peck, 2014, British Journal of Educational Technology on p. 1136-1148

Socio-technical dimensions of an outdoor mobile learning environment: a three-phase design-based research investigation

Susan M. Land, Heather Toomey Zimmerman, 2015, AV communication review on p. 229-255

Facilitating Place-Based Learning in Outdoor Informal Environments with Mobile Computers

Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Susan M. Land, 2014, TechTrends on p. 77-83

Tree Investigators: Supporting families' scientific talk in an arboretum with mobile computers

Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Susan M. Land, Lucy R. McClain, Michael R. Mohney, Gi Woong Choi, Fariha H. Salman, 2015, International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement on p. 44-67

Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Jennifer L. Weible, 2017, Cultural Studies of Science Education on p. 7-31

Using augmented reality to support children’s situational interest and science learning during context-sensitive informal mobile learning

Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Susan Land, Yong Jung, 2016, Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing on p. 101-119

A Methodological Case Study with Mobile Eye-Tracking of Child Interaction in a Science Museum

Yong Ju Jung, Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Koraly Pérez-Edgar, 2018, TechTrends on p. 509-517

Where Young People See Science: Everyday activities connected to science

Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Philip Bell, 2014, International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement on p. 25-53

Prior Experiences Shaping Family Science Conversations at a Nature Center

Lucy R. McClain, Heather Zimmerman, 2014, Science Education on p. 1009-1032

Supporting children’s outdoor science learning with mobile computers: integrating learning on-the-move strategies with context-sensitive computing

Heather Toomey Zimmerman, Susan M. Land, Chrystal Maggiore, Chris Millet, 2019, Journal of Educational Television on p. 457-472