Facilitating Change

Facilitating Change

Conference Products

 

Talks

 

Posters

 

Working Groups


Talks

Abstracts for all talks

 

Diversifying Change in Undergraduate STEM Education, Carol Colbeck, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Understanding & Enabling Networks in 21st Century Organizational Forms, Noshir Contractor, Northwestern University

 ppt pdf

Preliminary Categorization of Literature on Promoting Change in Undergraduate STEM, Charles Henderson, Western Michigan University (or, see related paper)

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Facilitating Change: Experiences with the Reform of STEM Education, Judith Ramaley, Winona State University

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Models of Change and Implementation, Andrew Van de Ven, University of Minnesota (or, see related paper)

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An Experiment in Institutional Change in STEM Education: The Science Education Initiatives at the University of Colorado and the University of British Columbia, Carl Wieman, University of British Columbia and University of Colorado, Boulder

 ppt pdf

 

Posters

Abstracts for all posters

Improving Technology Expertise in Mathematics Instructors, Maria H. Andersen, Muskegon Community College

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Identifying Connections within the Literature on STEM Instructional Change Using a Historiographic Approach, Andrea Beach and Charles Henderson, Western Michigan University

 

SCALE-UP:  Student Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs, Robert Beichner, North Carolina State University

Experiences Developing A New Physics Text, Bruce B. Birkett, Author, Learning Physics

 

From Research to Practice and Back Again: A Model for Change, Jim Borgford-Parnell, Center for Engineering Learning and Teaching, University of Washington

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Are Engineering Departments Adopting Engineering Education Innovations?: A National Survey to Assess Contributing Factors, Maura Borrego, Virginia Tech and Jeffrey Froyd, Texas A&M University

 

The Experience of Faculty Development: Patterns of Variation and Change in Conceptions of Teaching, Susanna Calkins, Searle Center for Teaching Excellence, Northwestern University

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The Science and Mathematics Teacher Imperative, Lawrence B. Coleman, NASULGC and University of California, Davis

 

Barriers to the use of research-based instructional strategies: The influence of both individual and situational characteristics, Melissa H. Dancy and Charles Henderson, Western Michigan University

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Practice and Perception: A Qualitative Study Exploring the Effects of a Professional Development Workshop for College Astronomy Faculty, Erin Dokter, University of Arizona

ppt pdf

Evidence for the Efficacy of Student-active Learning Pedagogies, Jeffrey E. Froyd, Texas A&M University

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Action Research, Student Learning, and Change: Reform in Undergraduate STEM Teaching, Julie Gess-Newsome, Northern Arizona University

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UBC and CU Science Education Initiatives: Models for achieving sustainable change in university science educatio, Sarah L. Gilbert, Katherine K. Perkins, and Carl E. Wieman, University of British Columbia and University of Colorado, Boulder

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What Roles Should Students Play in Changing STEM Education?, Jack G. Hehn, Director of Education, American Institute of Physics

 

Science faculty and educational researchers: Divergent expectations as barriers to instructional change, Charles Henderson, Western Michigan University and Melissa H. Dancy

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How Situated Mental Models Influence Faculty’s Response to Educational Reform, Matthew Tadashi Hora, Wisconsin Center for Education Research

ppt

Engineering Education for the Global Environment (EEGE), William E. Kelly, American Society for Engineering Education

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Teachers teach the way they were taught: A physics graduate student’s beliefs about teaching and learning, Yuhfen Lin

 

Mobilizing STEM Education for a Sustainable Future, Susan Millar, Cathy Middlecamp, and Mark Connolly, Wisconsin Center for Education Research

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Teaching, Learning and Thinking in Fractal Patterns, Edward Nuhfer, California State University at Channel Islands

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Department-based Science Education Specialists as agents of change in university education, Katherine K. Perkins, Sarah L. Gilbert, and Carl E. Wieman, University of Colorado, Boulder and University of British Columbia

 

Integration Across the STEM Curriculum: STEM curriculum reform at the University of Maryland College Park, Joelle Presson, College of Chemical and Life Sciences

 

Preparing the Future Professoriate: A Methods Course for College Science Teaching, Renee’ S. Schwartz, Western Michigan University

 

Fostering Creativity in the Math-Science Classroom: An Overview, Sheila Tobias

 

Case Studies and Institutional Analysis of the implementation of a pedagogical reform in introductory physics, Chandra Turpen and Noah Finkelstein, University of Colorado, Boulder

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Facilitating Change in Undergraduate STEM: An Eclectic Collection of Annotated Resources, Maryellen Weimer

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Curriculum Reform in Support of Student Learning and Development, Terry Wildman, Virginia Tech

 

 

Working Groups

 
Working Groups #1: Applying The Framework

Instructions

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Group A or C

 doc pdf

Group B doc pdf
Group D doc pdf
Group E doc pdf
 
Working Groups #2: Steps Towards Action

Instructions and Groupings

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Summary of Action Items doc pdf

Research Agenda: What are the necessary next steps for INTER/ TRANS/ MULTI disciplinary research agenda for improving change strategies in STEM education?

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Change Agent Resource Suite: communication Packet for Change in STEM: Condensed document from speakers / compendium (for Deans, dept, chancellor) and Disseminating finding of this group – in journal, book, etc.. Share advances in models of change in STEM Edcu reform to other areas.

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Levers of Change: what are the key points (people, tools, resources) for promoting change in STEM education? doc pdf
Communities of Practice: what is the role and process of bring diverse partipants together for creating and sustaining change? doc pdf
Faculty resource suite: what are necessary components for a suite of tools useful for disciplines? doc pdf

 


 

 

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