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4th Annual Symposium on STEM Education

Author and Poster Information

This page includes a list of posters featured at the 4th annual Symposium on STEM Education in 2012, arranged by the corresponding number each poster will have at the event. The poster abstracts page (and information about the project/program featuring the poster) can be found at the Poster Abstracts link on the left navigation column, or next to the poster title and presenter names.

The poster session was split between two sections:
Session A will last from 10:00 - 10:45 AM
Session B will last from 10:45 - 11:30 AM

Poster Session A

A1: Screencasts for Flipped Engineering Classes
Presented by: Garret Nicodemus, John Falconer, Janet DeGrazia, J. Will Medlin, Katherine Hoeferkamp
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
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A2: Impacts of Curricular Change: Implications from 8 Years of Data in Introductory Physics
Presented by: Steven Pollock and Noah Finkelstein
Department of Physics, University of Colorado Boulder
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A3: BSI Undergraduate Research - Outcomes and Evaluation
Presented by: Julie Graf, Sandra Laursen & Heather Thiry
Biological Science Initiative, and Ethnography & Evaluation Research, University of Colorado Boulder
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A4: Teaching New Tools to Majors: Computational Instruction in Upper-Division Physics
Presented by: Danny Caballero, Benjamin Zwickl, and Steven Pollock
Department of Physics, University of Colorado Boulder
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A5: Connecting K-12 Students and Teachers to CU Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Presented by: Stacey Forsyth, Anjali Maus, and Hester Nadel
CU Science Discovery
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A6: Assessing Engineering Students' Beliefs of Personal and Professional Responsibility
Presented by: Nathan Canney & Angela Bielefeldt
Doctoral student and Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
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A7: An analysis of student learning and attitudes from two hands-on lab styles and two methods of visualization for plant biodiversity labs
Presented by: John M. Basey, Anastasia Maines, Brett Melbourne, and Clinton Francis
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado Boulder, and the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center
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A8: What we learned when transitioning psychology labs from a cookbook to inquiry-based format
Presented by: Eric Homestead, Teresa Foley, Janet Casagrand, and Heidi Bustamante
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder
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A9: Differences in discourse in physical and life sciences can be confusing for biology students
Presented by: Laurel Hartley, Charlene D'Avanzo, Jennifer Momsen, and April Maskiewicz
University of Colorado Boulder, New Hampshire College, North Dakota State University, Point Loma Nazarene University
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A10: Defining a Construct for Assessing Deep Learning in Middle School Physical Science
Presented by: Robert M. Talbot III, Brandon Helding, Michelene T.H. Chi, Rodney Nielson, and Ruth Wylie
University of Colorado Denver, Boulder Language Technologies, Arizona State University, University of North Texas, and Arizona State University
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A11: Challenging Traditional Assumptions of High School Science through the PET Curriculum
Presented by: Mike Ross and Valerie Otero
School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder
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A12: Beliefs about physics intelligence differentially influence women and men's self perceptions and performance in physics
Presented by: Jane Stout, Tiffany Ito, Akira Miyake, Noah Finkelstein, Steven Pollock, Geoffrey Cohen
Departments of Psychology & Neuroscience and Physics, University of Colorado Boulder, and Stanford University
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A13: Educational Programming at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
Presented by: Erin Wood and Stephanie Renfrow
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado Boulder
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A14: Transforming Upper-Division Electrodynamics
Presented by: Charles Baily, Michael Dubson, and Steven Pollock
Department of Physics, University of Colorado Boulder
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A15: University of Colorado Museum's Fossils in the Classroom Project
Presented by: Jim Hakala, Dr. Talia Karim, Toni Culver, and Dr. Jaelyn Eberle
CU Museum and Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
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A16: The Process of Transforming an Advanced Lab: Goals, Curriculum, and Assessments
Presented by: Benjamin Zwickl, Noah Finkelstein, and Heather Lewandowski
Department of Physics and JILA, University of Colorado Boulder
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A17: CU Teach Collaborative
Presented by: Kim Bunning and Julie Andrew
School of Education and CU Teach, University of Colorado Boulder
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A18: Middle School Teachers' Ideas about the Practice of Developing and Using Models in Science
Presented by: Carrie Allen Bemis, William R. Panuel, Hannah Jones
University of Colorado Boulder
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A19: 1: Influencing Students' Relationships with Physics through Culturally Relevant Tools, 2: Secondary Science Teachers' use of Formative Assessment in the Classroom
Presented by: Ben Van Dusen (study 1) and Sara Severance (study 2)
University of Colorado Boulder
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A20: Collaborative Strategic Reading (CSR) in the service of science: Fostering Consensus building while reading science texts
Diana J. Arya and Vera Ananda
University of Colorado Boulder, and Denver Public Schools
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A21: Introduction to Engineering: Preparing First-Year Students
Presented by: Brian Argrow and Beverly Louie
College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Colorado Boulder
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A22: Leveraging Horizontal Expertise to Cultivate STEM Knowledge and Practices among CU Undergraduate and Elementary School Students
Presented by: Dr. Kris Gutierrez, Dr. Lisa Schwartz, and School of Education Doctoral Students
School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder
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A23: Development of a Scientific Teaching Observation Protocol
Presented by: Brian Couch, Tyler Schelpat, Bill Wood, and Jenny Knight
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado Boulder
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A24: Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership (MTE-P)
Presented by: Kacy Redd
Science & Mathematics Education Policy, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
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A25: Boulder Area STEM Education Coalition (BASEC) and the Latin American Center for Arts, Science, and Education (CLACE)
Presented by: Marina La Grave and Mateo de Valenzuela
BASEC and CLACE
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A26: K-12 Engineering Education Initiative: Programs that Make a Difference
Presented by: Malinda Zarske and Janet Yowell
College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Colorado Boulder
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Poster Session B

B1: Teaching the Greenhouse Effect
Presented by: Anne Gold and Sara Harris
CIRES, University of Colorado Boulder and UBC Vancouver
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B2: Highlights from the CIRES Education Outreach Group
Susan M. Buhr, Jessica Feld, Anne U. Gold, Emily Kellagher, Amanda Morton, Lesley Smith
CIRES Education & Outreach, University of Colorado Boulder
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B3: Integration of Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Courses into the Engineering Curriculum and Beyond
Presented by: Wesley Marshall, Michael Tang, Karen Kraus, and Stephan Durham
University of Colorado Denver, and University of Georgia
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B4: Educating the 21st Century Transportation Engineer
Presented by: Wesley Marshall
University of Colorado Denver
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B5: Colorado Collaborative for Girls in STEM Education (CoCoSTEM)
Presented by: Stacey Forsyth, Mary Golden, Patty Quinones, and Janet Yowell
CU Science Discovery, Cool Girls Science and Art Club, Skyline High School, and College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Colorado Boulder
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B6: Learn More About Climate Initiative
Presented by: Wynn Martens, Linda Molner Kelley
Office for University Outreach, University of Colorado Boulder
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B7: Outreach and Engagement at CU-Boulder
Presented by: Linda Molner Kelley and Jeanne McDonald
Office for University Outreach, University of Colorado Boulder
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B8: Development of a Molecular Biology Capstone Assessment
Presented by: Brian Couch, Bill Wood, and Jenny Knight
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado Boulder
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B9: The CU Science Education Initiative: Departments and Faculty Take Action to Improve Science Education
Presented by: Kathy Perkins
Science Education Initiative, University of Colorado Boulder
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B10: ELEvATE: Educative Learning and Progressions as Tools for Teacher Development
Erin Marie Furtak, Sara Heredia, Deb Morrison
School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder
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B11: National Center for Women in IT (NCWIT) Overview
Presented by: Terry Morreale
NCWIT, University of Colorado Boulder
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B12: The Mutual Benefits of Partnership between the University of Colorado and the Boulder Valley School District
Presented by: William Bowman, Shivakant Mishra, Jessica Feld, GK-12 Fellows, and Jen Helms
Departments of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, Computer Science, CIRES, University of Colorado Boulder, and Inverness Research Associates
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B13: Measuring the Success of Girls at the Museum Exploring Science (GAMES)
Presented by: Cathy Regan and Sarah Snow
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, University of Colorado Boulder
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B14: Using a Learning Progression Approach to Describe How Students Develop Increasingly Sophisticated Understandings of Biodiversity over Grades 6-12
Presented by: Laurel Hartley, Jennifer Doherty, Andy Anderson, Cornelia Herris, John Moore, Alan Berkowitz, Scott Simon, MaryAnn Murphy, Stephanie Simmons, and Marica Angle
University of Colorado Denver, Michigan State University, Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies, Colorado State University, University of California Santa Barbara, Poudre Learning Center, and Lawton Middle School
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B15: Exploring Informal Science Education through the Arts
Presented by: John Gunther and John Drumheller
College of Music, University of Colorado Boulder
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B16: Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging, a NSF's Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship in Boulder
Presented by: Ariel Liebertun and Rafael Piestun
Computational and Optical Sensing and Imaging IGERT, University of Colorado Boulder
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B17: Art for the Sake of Improving Attitudes Toward Engineering
Presented by: Baily Leppek, Jean Hertzberg, and Kara Gray
Department of Mechanical Engineering, and the School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder
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B18: Conceptually-oriented, scaffolded, and socially-interactive course design with embedded Socratic formative assessments
Presented by: Mike Klymkowsky, Sam Bryfczynski, and Melanie Cooper
Department of Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, University of Colorado Boulder
Departments of Computer Science and Chemistry, Clemson University
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B19: Using PhET Simulations in STEM Education: From Middle School Mathematics to Undergraduate Chemistry
Presented by: Julia Chamberlain, Karina Hensberry, Trish Loeblein, Emily Moore, Robert Parson, Ariel Paul, Kathy Perkins, Noah Podolefsky, and the rest of the PhET Team
PhET Interactive Simulations, University of Colorado Boulder
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B20: Inquiry Hub: Customizing Curriculum and Digital Resources for STEM Education
Presented by: Tamara Sumner and Holly Devaul
University of Colorado Boulder, and University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
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B21: Digital Devices and Student Performance
Presented by: Bethany Wilcox, Angel Hoekstra, Douglas Duncan, and Emilia Sperandeo
University of Colorado Boulder
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B22: ECSITE - Engaging Computer Science in Traditional Education
Presented by: Debra Goldberg, Dirk Grunwald, and Jessica Feld
Department of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder
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B23: CU-Boulder Learning Assistant (LA) Model
Presented by: Laurie Langdon and Valerie Otero
LA Program, School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder
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B24: XSci - Experimental Science Education Research Collaborative
Presented by: Dr. Bradley McLain
Experimental Science Education Research Collaborative, University of Colorado Denver
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B25: Baker RAP Fosters Involvement of CU Freshmen in Science Research and Internships
Presented by: Cindy Carey
Director, Baker RAP, University of Colorado Boulder
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B26: Engineering for Society: A Proposed Undergraduate Engineering Degree and Teacher Licensure Pathway
Presented by: Marissa Forbes
College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Colorado Boulder
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