Nebraska Authors

John Wesley Devor

Born 1901-07-19 Broken Bow, NE (USA)

Died 1981-07-12
San Diego, CA (USA)

Places Lived

Broken Bow, NE
Geary, OK
McPherson, KS
Lawrence, KS
Wichita, KS
Wilmore, KY
Chicago, IL
Washington, D.C.
San Diego, CA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas, 1924
Master of Arts, University of Kansas, 1929
Ph.D., University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1952


Educator in Science and Mathematics
Professor of Education

Places Worked

Secondary schools in Kansas and Oklahoma, 1919-1948
Asbury College, Wilmore, KY 1948-56
American University, Washington, D.C., 1959-1967


National Science Teachers Association medal
Pi Sigma Rho Key for work with Future Teachers of America


Association for Higher Education
American Association of School Administrators
National Education Association (Committee on Teacher Education and Professional Standards)
American Association of University Professors
National Science Teachers Association
Association for Student Teaching
National Society for the Study of Education
District of Columbia Education Association
Federal Schoolmen's Club


Learning Experiences for Student Teachers. 1955.
The Experience of Student Teaching. 1965.

Contributor of articles to education journals.

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