Way2Go

Way2Go

Papers and Presentations

Schuster, David, Adams, Betty, and Undreiu, Adriana (2012) "An Innovative Inquiry-Narrative Approach to Teaching Sunlight, Climate and Seasons" presented at NSTA 2012 National Conference on Science Education in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 29, 2012.

Schuster, D., Adams, B., (2011) “CSI: Climate Scene Investigation! Teaching Climate & Seasons as Scientific Mystery Stories”, Presentation at the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) 58th Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, February 25-26.

Adams. B., Skjold, B., Schuster, D., Cobern, W. (2010) “An Experimental Comparison of Direct versus Inquiry Based Science Education”, Interactive Poster/Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Helsinki, Finland, August 25-27.

Cobern, W., Schuster, D., Adams, B., Skjold, B., Applegate, B., Loving, C., Gobert, J. (2010) “Inquiry Science Instruction or Direct?”, Presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Denver, CO, April 20-May 4.

Cobern, W., Schuster, D., Adams, B., Undreiu, A., Skjold, B., Applegate, B., Loving, C., Gobert, J. (2010) “Teacher Effects in a Comparative Study of Direct and Inquiry Science Instruction Efficacy”, Presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of NARST, Philadelphia, PA, March 20-24.

Adams. B., Undreiu, A., Schuster, D., Cobern, W. (2010) “Lessons Designed to Test Relative Effectiveness of Inquiry vs. Direct Instruction”, Interactive Poster/Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of NARST, Philadelphia, PA, March 20-24.
 
Schuster, D., Adams, B., Skjold, B., Undreiu, A. (2010) “Behind the Scenes: Demonstrating an Inquiry Science "Meta-Lesson, Making PCK Visible,” Oral presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), Philadelphia, PA, March 18-21.

Cobern, W., Schuster, D., Adams, B. (2010) “Experimental Comparison of Inquiry and Direct Instruction in Science”, Oral presentation at the 2010 Conference of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington DC, March 4-6.

Cobern, William W., Schuster, David, Adams, Betty, Applegate, Brooks, Skjold, Brandy, Undreiu, Adriana, Loving, Cathleen C. & Gobert, Janice D. (2010) 'Experimental comparison of inquiry and direct instruction in science,' Research in Science & Technological Education, 28: 1, 81-96. [PDF]

Cobern, W., Schuster, D., Adams, B., Skjold, B., Applegate, B., Undreiu, A., Loving, C., Gobert, J. (2009). “Inquiry Science Instruction or Direct?  Experiment-based Answers as to What Practices Best Promote Conceptual Development of Significant Science Content,“ Paper and Oral presentation at the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA) Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, August 31-September 5, 2009.

Cobern, W., Schuster, D., Adams, B., Undreiu, A., Skjold, B., Applegate, B., Gobert, J., Loving, C. (2009). “Inquiry Science Instruction or Direct?  Experiment-based Answers as to What Practices Best Promote Conceptual Development of Significant Science Content,“ Symposium presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Garden Grove, CA, April 17-21, 2009.

Cobern, W., Schuster, D., Schwartz, R., Adams, B., Undreiu, A., Applegate, B., Gobert, J., Loving, C. (2009). “Inquiry Science Instruction or Direct?  Experiment-based Answers as to What Practices Best Promote Conceptual Development of Significant Science Content,“ Symposium presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chicago, February, 12-16, 2009.

Adams, B., Undreiu, A., Schuster, D., & Cobern, W. W. (2008). Challenges in lesson design for testing relative effectiveness of inquiry vs. direct instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Baltimore, Maryland.

Schuster, D. G., Adams, B., & Undreiu, A. (2007). Inquiry and Direct Instructional Approaches to Conceptual Dynamics. Meeting of the Michigan Section of the AAPT (MIAAPT), Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Undreiu, A., Adams, B., & Schuster, D. (2007). “Conceptual Dynamics: Comparing Inquiry and Direct Instructional Designs,” Oral presentation at the AAPT Winter Meeting, Seattle.

Adams, B., Undreiu, A., & Schuster, D. G. (2007). Contrasting Inquiry and Direct Physics Instructional Designs: Examples from Dynamics. Poster presented at the winter meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT). Seattle, Washington.

Adams, B., Undreiu, A., & Cobern, W. W. (2006). The presence of inquiry in science education: What do we know? ... and what don’t we know yet? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching.

Cobern, W. W. (2006). Implementation of Clinical Trials, Experimental Research in Science Education. Symposium organized for the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

 

 

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September 5, 2012