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Upcoming Seminars

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:00-11:30am, 76-1230
Using and Developing Measurement Instruments for Discipline-Based Education Research
Dr. Vashti Sawtell, University of Maryland

Past Seminars

Wednesday, February 26, 2013, 3:00-4:3, 08-2300
Designing a Course to Support Students in Building Interdisciplinary Connections
Xiufeng Liu, State University of New York at Buffalo

Thursday, Novemer 21, 2013, 2:30-3:30, 78-2220
Investigating students' understanding of matrix multiplication through a Resources and Framing framework
Warren Christensen, North Dakota State University

Thursday, Novemer 7, 2013, 2:30-3:30, 8-1154
Let them play ball: Transforming the science classroom with the C.R.E.A.T.E. Strategy
Kristy Kenyon, Hobart and William Smith College

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 1:00-1:50pm, 78-1250
Undergraduate research at the community college:
Models and best practices

Jim Hewlett, Director of Biotechnology, Finger Lakes Community College

Thursday, April 18, 2013, 2:00-3:00pm, 76-1125
Problem-based learning in the general chemistry laboratory:
Initial outcomes for students and teaching assistants

Megan Grunert, Department of Chemistry, Western Michigan University

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013, 11:00-12:00, 76-1125
Promoting scientific reasoning abilities in existing courses
Kathy Koenig, Department of Physics & Department of Science Education, University of Cincinnati

Tuesday, January 22nd, 1:00-1:50pm, 08-3305
"The Forgotten R's of Chemistry Education"
Sam Pazicni, Department of Chemistry, University of New Hampshire

Friday, December 7th, 2012, 12:00-12:50pm, 08-A300
"Post-Examination Retention of Knowledge in Chemistry"
Jessica VandenPlas, Chemistry Department, Grand Valley State University - Allendale, MI

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012, 3:00-3:50pm, 09-3139
"Seeing the Unseen: How and What Students Learn from Visualizations in Biology"
Brian Rybarczyk, Director, Graduate Student Academic & Professional Development, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012, 12:00-12:50pm, 76-1275
"Thinking Like a Physicist"
Eleanor Sayre, Department of Physics, Kansas State University

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012, 10:00-10:50am, 08-3000
"Tactile Teaching Tools for Active Learning in Science"
Margaret Franzen, Center for BioMolecular Modeling, Milwaukee School of Engineering

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012, 2pm, 76-1275
"We're All Unique --- Just Like Everyone Else"
Erika Offerdahl, North Dakota State University

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012, 12pm, 76-1275
"Learning to listen: Gathering information on thinking and learning"
Michael Wittmann, Department of Physics, University of Maine

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012, 12pm, 76-1275
"The Challenges of Spreading and Sustaining Research-Based Instruction in Undergraduate Physics"

Charles Henderson, Western Michigan University

Friday, January 20th, 2012
Project Kaleidescope Upstate New York Regional Meeting
Bethany Bowling, Northern Kentucky University

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011, 12:00pm, 76-1275
"Preparing undergraduates for instructional roles: Insights from the Colorado Learning Assistant Model"
Laurie Langdon, The University of Colorado-Boulder

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011, 2pm, 76-1275
"Problematic concepts for experimental design"

Nancy Pelaez, Purdue University

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011, 2pm, 76-2274
"Eye-Tracking Climate: The role of imagery in climate change cognition"

Julie Libarkin, Dept. of Geological Sciences