Professor, Social Science Education
Dept. of Curriculum & Teaching
Auburn University, Auburn AL
John Saye serves as the co-Project Director for the Persistent
Issues in History Workshop and is primarily responsible
for overseeing the development of problem-based history
content, curriculum, and learning strategies.
research interests focus on the design and implementation
of problem-based curriculum in history and civic education
and the development of technology-supported environments
to support higher-order thinking. He has authored or coauthored
more than 20 publications related to his research interests
and serves on the editorial boards of Theory and Research
in Social Education, Computers in the Schools, and the social
studies section of Contemporary Issues in Technology and
Dr. Saye currently serves as program director for Secondary
Social Science Education at Auburn and teaches undergraduate
and graduate social science education courses.
has taught at Auburn University since 1994. Prior to that
time, he taught high school history and social studies for
12 years in Georgia. He received his Ed.D. in social science
education from the University of Georgia in 1994.