Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
103 AB, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 64 - Assessment in Education
1:30 PMExperiencing Antarctica: Does field research strengthen personal and professional skills for students?
Claudia V. Garcia, The University of Texas at El Paso, Vanessa L. Lougheed, The University of Texas at El Paso, William H. Robertson, The University of Texas at El Paso, Craig E. Tweedie, The University of Texas at El Paso, Aaron A. Velasco, The University of Texas at El Paso
1:50 PMEffectiveness of calibrated peer review (CPR) on student learning in a web- and inquiry-based environment
Denise Celeste Robledo, Texas A&M University, X. Ben Wu, Texas A&M University, Stephanie Knight, Texas A&M University, Cheryl Ann Peterson, Texas A&M University
2:10 PMEcological literacy: The use of guided writing activities in a college biology course
Meena M. Balgopal, Minnesota State University Moorhead, Alison Wallace, Minnesota State University Moorhead
2:30 PMPractitioner research as a means to improve students’ scientific epistemology in an undergraduate introductory biology course
Bruce W. Grant, Widener University
2:50 PMMultiple forms of assessment to analyze undergraduate students’ understanding of evolution by natural selection
Elena Bray Speth, Michigan State University, Diane Ebert-May, Michigan State University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMAssessing a non-formal science education program for GK-12 students
Annette Angelica Cardona, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, John Williams, University of Texas Marine Science Institution
3:40 PMIs there a forest in Cozumel Island? Children’s knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions
Itzel Arista Cárdenas, UNAM, Laura Barraza, UNAM, Alfredo Cuaron, SACBE (Servicios Ambientales, Conservación Biológica y Educación)
4:00 PMLinking research and education: Characterizing tenure-track science education faculty positions in California State University science departments
Kathy S. Williams, San Diego State University, Seth D. Bush, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, Nancy J. Pelaez, Purdue University, James A. Rudd II, California State University Los Angeles, Michael T. Stevens, California State University, Stanislaus, Kimberly D. Tanner, San Francisco State University
4:20 PMAre climate change and temperature increase the same? An adolescents’ view
Laura Barraza, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Natalia Ruiz-Apilanez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
4:40 PMPublic participation through collaboration of the Sargassum Policy Committee in Galveston Island, Texas
Amy M. Williams, Texas A&M University - College Station, Rusty A. Feagin, Texas A&M University, Urs Kreuter, Texas A&M University - College Station, Tarla Peterson, Texas A&M University - College Station

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