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Professor of Education (1973)
Office: PPHAC, Room 320
Educational Psychology, curricular design, educational assessment, elementary social studies.
Dr. Dilendik completed an undergraduate degree at Boston University (psychology), master's degrees at Howard University (urban education) and the State University of New York at Binghamton (advanced technology and computer science), and a Ph.D. degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo (educational psychology). Dr. Dilendik teaches courses in educational psychology, elementary social studies, and educational assessment. He also advises master’s level action research theses. Dr. Dilendik served as Chair of the Education Department from 1980 until 1997. He has published microcomputer software packages, professional papers in the areas of educational psychology and problem solving, and chapters in an educational psychology textbook. He has also co-authored a text in quantitative problem solving. Dr. Dilendik has received the Triangle Honor Society Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. He was a co-recipient of the Hall of Innovation Award for the development of the CORE Problem-Solving Model.