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References for 2012 Opening Workshop

References for 2012 Opening Workshop

Seymour, Elaine and Hewitt, Nancy M.  Talking About Leaving: Why Undergraduates Leave the Sciences.  Boulder: Westview Press, 1997.

Tobias, Sheila.  They're Not Dumb, They're Different: Stalking the Second Tier. Tucson: Research Corporation, 1990.

Reducing Stereotype Threat

Gain Coover, Wisconsin Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

Bill Cerbin at UW La Crosse has information on his website "Exploring How Students Learn"

Teaching with Case Studies

Colleen McDermott, Biology & Microbiology, UW Oshkosh

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo

Clicker Case Studies

Kim Baker, Biology, UW Green Bay

Chaplin S.  Assessment of the impact of case studies on student learning gains in an introductory biology course.  J College Sci Teach 2009; 39:72-79.

Herreid CF.  2007.  Start with a story:  the case study method of teaching college science.  NSTA press. 

Yadav A and Beckerman JL.  Implementing case studies in a plant pathology course: impact on student learning and engagement.  J Nat Resour Life Sci Educ 2009; 38:50-55.

Yadav A, Lundeberg M, DeSchryver M, Dirkin K, Schiller NA, Maier K, and Herreid CF.  Teaching science with case studies: a national survey of faculty perceptions of the benefits and challenges of using cases.  J College Sci Teach 2007; 37:34-38.

Duncan, D.  Clickers in the Classroom:  How to Enhance Science Teaching Using Classroom Response Systems. San Francisco: Pearson/Addison Wesley, 2005.

Out-of-Class Screencasts to Enhance In-Class Learning

Philip Parker, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UW Platteville

Increasing Minority Participation in STEM Fields

Gail Coover, WiscAMP

Inclusive Design: How it Can Happen

Jo Hopp, Physics and Kara James, Disability Services, UW Stout

Composing a Course from an Array of Teaching Methods

Jennifer Mihalick, Chemistry, UW Oshkosh

Wirth, Karl R. and Perkins, Dexter.  Learning to Learn.  An introduction to theories of learning (.pdf and .doc formats).

Wiggins, Grant P., McTighe, Jay. Understanding by Design.  Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Pearson, 2006.

Finding Best Practices in the Literature

Robin Tanke and Jason D'Acchioloi, Chemistry, UW Stevens Point

Bridle, C.A. and E.J. Yezierski, Evidence for the Effectiveness of Inquiry-Based, Particulate-Level Instruction on Conceptions of the Particulate Nature of Matter. Journal of Chemical Education, 2012. 89(2): p. 192-198.

Sanger, M.J., Using particulate drawings to determine and improve students' conceptions of pure substances and mixtures. Journal of Chemical Education, 2000. 77(6): p. 762-766.

Stains, M., et al., Assessing Secondary and College Students' Implicit Assumptions about the Particulate Nature of Matter: Development and Validation of the Structure and Motion of Matter Survey. Journal of Chemical Education, 2011. 88(10): p. 1359-1365.

Yezierski, E.J. and J.P. Birk, Misconceptions about the particulate nature of matter. Journal of Chemical Education, 2006. 83(6): p. 954-960.

Nurrenbern, S.C. and M. Pickering, Concept-Learning Versus Problem-Solving - Is There a Difference. Journal of Chemical Education, 1987. 64(6): p. 508-510.

Othman, J., D.F. Treagust, and A.L. Chandrasegaran, An investigation into the relationship between students' conceptions of the particulate nature of matter and their understanding of chemical bonding. International Journal of Science Education, 2008. 30(11): p. 1531-1550.

Bunce, D.M. and D. Gabel, Differential effects on the achievement of males and females of teaching the particulate nature of chemistry. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2002. 39(10): p. 911-927.

Johnstone, A.H., Why is Science difficult to learn? Things are seldom as they seem. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 1991. 7: p. 75-83.

Renner, J.W., The Power of Purpose. Science Education, 1982. 66(5): p. 709-716.

Mid-semester Active Learning Intervention in a Large Lecture

Heather Schenck, Chemistry, UW LaCrosse

Learning Objectives Based Assessment: Focusing Students on Content Mastery

Todd Zimmerman, Physics, UW Stout



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