COS 8 - Education: Pedagogy and Faculty Development

Monday, August 8, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
9AB, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
A faculty development model for transforming introductory ecology and biology courses
Charlene D'Avanzo, Hampshire College; Charles W. Anderson, Michigan State University; Laurel M. Hartley, University of Colorado Denver; Nancy J. Pelaez, Purdue University
1:50 PM
Assessing scientific reasoning in a liberal learning curriculum
Sarah E. Jardeleza, Michigan State University; Diane Ebert-May, Michigan State University; Megan Donahue, Michigan State University
2:10 PM
A step-wise approach when introducing students to primary literature increases student comprehension
Sarah M. Shannon, Indiana University; Rachel M. Slough, Indiana University; Brian J. Winterman, Indiana University
2:30 PM
Project-based Applied Learning (PAL): Integrating science literacy skills into general education undergraduate courses
Virginia G. W. Schutte, University of Georgia; Peggy Brickman, University of Georgia; Cara L. Gormally, Georgia Tech; Gregory M. Francom, University of Georgia; Sarah E. Jardeleza, Michigan State University
2:50 PM
The Teaching Pentagon: A quantitative, integrative approach to teaching ecology
Bryan M. Dewsbury, Florida International University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
3:40 PM
Writing-to-learn in undergraduate science education: A grassroots initiative to promote education reform
Julie A. Reynolds, Duke University; Robert Thompson Jr., Duke University; Chris Thaiss, University of California, Davis
4:00 PM
Useful pedagogical tool or distracting toy? The use of iPod Touch in the classroom
Rachel J. Collins, Roanoke College; Christopher Lassiter, Roanoke College; DorothyBelle Poli, Roanoke College; Mark Poore, Roanoke College; Marilee Ramesh, Roanoke College
4:20 PM
Investigation of science faculty with education specialties (SFES) within the largest university system in the US
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, Utah Valley University; Kimberly D. Tanner, San Francisco State University
4:40 PM
What we say is not what we do: Effective evaluation of faculty professional development programs 
Diane Ebert-May, Michigan State University; Terry L. Derting, Murray State University; Jennifer L. Momsen, North Dakota State University; Tammy Long, Michigan State University
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