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References for 2010 Opening Workshop

Reference materials from presenters at the "Opening Workshop for New STEM Educators" at the Clearwaters Hotel in Marshfield, WI, September 30-October 1, 2010.

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.

Angelo, Thomas A. and Cross, K. Patricia. Classroom Assessment Techniques: a Handbook for College Teachers.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1993.

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



"WiSys: Scholarship to Innovation to Economic Prosperity"

by Maliyakal John, Director of WiSys

Power point presentation


"Introduction to Small Group Learning in the Science Classroom"

by Stephen Nold, Professor of Biology, UW-Stout

Peer evaluation form


"Composing a Course from an Array of Teaching Methods"

By Jennifer Mihalick, Director of Women & Science Program

Power point presentation

D.A. Kolb, Experiential Learning:  Experience as the Source of Learning and Development, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.:  Prentice-Hall, 1984.

James E. Stice, “Using Kolb’s Learning Cycle to Improve Student Learning,”  Journal of Engineering Education, 77(5), 291-296, 1987.

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.


"Ways to Incorporate Active Learning into Large, Content-heavy Classrooms"

By David Howard, Professor of Biology, UW-La Crosse

Power point presentation


"How STEM faculty contribute to inclusive classrooms: Exploring our own biases and assumptions"

By Jen Schoepke, UW Madison

Power point presentation

Dr. Shihmei Barger's article "Strategies for Inclusive and Effective Teaching"

Resource for inclusive teaching from the University of Washington

"Expanding the Portals of Discovery for STEM Education"

by Richard Hein, Associate Professor of Biology, UW-Manitowoc

Rebecca Abler, Associate Professor of Biology, UW-Manitowoc

Kitrina Carlson, Associate Professor of Biology, UW-Stout

Power point presentation


"Active Learning: Results of Engaging Approaches in the Health Sciences"

by Jodi Olmsted, Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, UW Stevens Point

Power point presentation


"Proactive Teaching and Community-based Learning for Chemical Quantitative Analysis"

by Joseph Wu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, UW-Platteville

Power point presentation


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