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The Ongoing Assessment Project (Ogap): Impact Findings, Implementation Puzzles & Next Steps, Jonathan A. Supovitz Jan 2016

The Ongoing Assessment Project (Ogap): Impact Findings, Implementation Puzzles & Next Steps, Jonathan A. Supovitz

CPRE Conference Presentations and Papers

No abstract provided.


Invasive Species, Robin Harrington Jan 2016

Invasive Species, Robin Harrington

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


Stem Education Research: Useful Ideas For College Instructors Using Ballooning, Stacy A. Wenzel Jun 2015

Stem Education Research: Useful Ideas For College Instructors Using Ballooning, Stacy A. Wenzel

2017 Academic High Altitude Conference

Stratospheric ballooning is a tool of enormous promise to help STEM college faculty foster highly engaged learning of science for a wide range of students at a wide range of institutions. High altitude ballooning offers a platform for investigating science and engineering across many fields. Ballooning has been used in courses and experiences for not just undergraduate science majors, but also all undergraduates—including future teachers who, in turn, are the key to improving K-12 science education. Technological advances are lowering the cost of and expertise levels required to make launches and analyze data.

Ballooning offers a context within which ...


Atomic Force Microscopes, Rob Snyder, Jennifer Welborn Jan 2015

Atomic Force Microscopes, Rob Snyder, Jennifer Welborn

Nanotechnology Teacher Summer Institutes

PowerPoint overview. A student activity that builds an atomic force microscope model.


Producing Electricity With Solar Cells, Chris Emery, Rob Snyder Jan 2015

Producing Electricity With Solar Cells, Chris Emery, Rob Snyder

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


How To Build And Teach Case Studies In Science, Scott M. Auerbach, Justin Fermann, Hannah French, Erin Haley Jan 2015

How To Build And Teach Case Studies In Science, Scott M. Auerbach, Justin Fermann, Hannah French, Erin Haley

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


Making The Journey From A Traditional Model To An Online Model, Jenny Shrensker, Nazire Koc Nov 2014

Making The Journey From A Traditional Model To An Online Model, Jenny Shrensker, Nazire Koc

Jenny Shrensker

There is an increasing demand by students for more introductory online courses and more online resources in traditional courses. This session will highlight four teaching techniques that make use of technology, engage the learner, and can be incorporated into any type of course for any subject. The featured technology includes video lectures with a Smartboard, Pencast videos, online quizzes and tests using Respondus, Blackboard, and MyMathLab, and online homework systems.

JCP 204


At The Edges Of Performance, New Media, And World Affairs, Robert Swedberg, Alan Macvey, Christopher Merrill, Leslie Finken Nov 2014

At The Edges Of Performance, New Media, And World Affairs, Robert Swedberg, Alan Macvey, Christopher Merrill, Leslie Finken

Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities Conference Proceedings

These presentations explore how technology has and can impact theatre and performing arts initiatives, from Green Opera at the University of Michigan--a collaborative result of the departments of Physics, Environmental Science, and Engineering with the School of Theatre, Music and Dance; to Book Wings at the University of Iowa--a groundbreaking collaborative theatre initiative that uses the latest media technologies to bring together actors, writers, directors, translators, and stage spaces across the world to produce one unified theatre experience.


Considering The Educational Benefits Of A Cubesat Program, Jeremy Straub, Samudra Haque, Christopher K. Dinelli Apr 2014

Considering The Educational Benefits Of A Cubesat Program, Jeremy Straub, Samudra Haque, Christopher K. Dinelli

Jeremy Straub

This presentation will provide an overview of work performed at the University of North Dakota with regards to the characterization of educational benefits from small spacecraft development efforts. We report on efforts to characterize benefits that ensued from participation for personal extracurricular enrichment, as part of a formal class (on project management), as part of multiple senior design projects, for independent study credit and for satisfying class project requirements. This assessment has been performed using a standard questionnaire for student research participation as well as custom questionnaires related to program focus areas. We have also analyzed student course performance, where ...


Genetic Modification Of Plants, Alice Cheung, Hen-Ming Wu Jan 2014

Genetic Modification Of Plants, Alice Cheung, Hen-Ming Wu

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


Outreach To Science Faculty And Students Through Research Exhibitions, Tina Chan, Chris Hebblethwaite Oct 2013

Outreach To Science Faculty And Students Through Research Exhibitions, Tina Chan, Chris Hebblethwaite

Upstate New York Science Librarians Conference

Presentation describes bringing a display of student scholarship to Penfield Library at SUNY Oswego. Two science librarians approached faculty members regarding potential participation and then organized a showcase of science research inside the library. Having research posters displayed in a visible, central, and active location allows the broader campus community to view the latest research from students and faculty. Reaching out to science faculty reminds them that librarians can help with their library needs, and that the library is a place to highlight their and their students’ research.


The Road To A Space Solar Power Cubesat In North Dakota, Corey Bergsrud, Jeremy Straub, Sima Noghanian Sep 2013

The Road To A Space Solar Power Cubesat In North Dakota, Corey Bergsrud, Jeremy Straub, Sima Noghanian

Jeremy Straub

Presents current work at the University of North Dakota related to the long-term development of a Solar Power Satellite (SPS).


Session E-1: Hiding In Plain Sight, Micah Fogel Mar 2013

Session E-1: Hiding In Plain Sight, Micah Fogel

Professional Learning Day

Were the plays of William Shakespeare really written by Francis Bacon, who left a coded signature in plain sight? Can spies send messages without using codes and without getting caught? Steganography is the art of hiding messages in plain sight but in a way so that only those in on the secret can find them. We'll learn a few tricks about how to hide messages in pieces of text or sound and image files on a computer.


How Much Arsenic Do We Eat?, Julian Tyson Jan 2013

How Much Arsenic Do We Eat?, Julian Tyson

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


Air Pressure, Clouds And Weather, Laura Schofield, Tina Ciarametaro Jan 2013

Air Pressure, Clouds And Weather, Laura Schofield, Tina Ciarametaro

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


South Africa And Uae Student Performance Progression In Ibt Mathematics And Science, Van Nguyen Jun 2012

South Africa And Uae Student Performance Progression In Ibt Mathematics And Science, Van Nguyen

Dr Van Nguyen

No abstract provided.


Source Text Re-Use In Engineering Thesis And Dissertation Literature Reviews: A Comparison [Powerpoint Presentation], Edward J. Eckel Mr. Mar 2012

Source Text Re-Use In Engineering Thesis And Dissertation Literature Reviews: A Comparison [Powerpoint Presentation], Edward J. Eckel Mr.

Edward J Eckel

Using random samples of 150 engineering master's theses and 150 doctoral dissertations from the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database, the author conducted 30 Google searches of random seven word strings from the literature review sections for each thesis/dissertation, looking for textual matches to scholarly sources. The author then did a statistical comparison for significance between the thesis and dissertation data for the following measures: length of the longest verbatim string found for each thesis/dissertation, and the number of verbatim matches found for each thesis/dissertation. This study is designed to explore the following research question: Do engineering ...


Wind Power, Susn Reyes Jan 2012

Wind Power, Susn Reyes

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


Science Boot Camp For Librarians – A Five Campus Collaboration., Naka J. Ishii, Elizabeth Winiarz, Marion Muskiewicz May 2011

Science Boot Camp For Librarians – A Five Campus Collaboration., Naka J. Ishii, Elizabeth Winiarz, Marion Muskiewicz

Naka J Ishii

Presentation at the ACRL New England Chapter annual conference, 13 May 2011 with with Marion Muskiewicz (UMass Lowell) and Elizabeth Winiarz (UMass Dartmouth) on the inception and collaborative creation of an annual "boot camp" for science librarians. This inexpensive and intensive program covers 3 science subjects over 2.5 days to bring librarians up to speed on these topics. Usually, one faculty member gives an overview of the field, and another describes a current research area. This event also provides librarians with an informal way to network and enjoy each other's company.


Mapping Nest Success In Migrating Birds, Daniel Bisaccio Jan 2011

Mapping Nest Success In Migrating Birds, Daniel Bisaccio

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

Does habitat size, fragmented forests, or “the edge effect” impact nest success of migrating / resident birds?


What Is Transportation Engineering, Michael A. Knodler Jan 2010

What Is Transportation Engineering, Michael A. Knodler

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

"The branch of engineering which applies technology, science, and human factors to the planning, design, operations and management of roads, streets, bikeways, highways, their networks, terminals, and abutting lands” The objective is to provide for the safe, rapid, comfortable, efficient, convenient, and environmentally compatible movement of people, goods, and services.


Using Solar Energy, Peter Talmage Jan 2010

Using Solar Energy, Peter Talmage

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

• Best energy source for the environment • It’s getting more economical every day • Easy to maintain • Cuts down on foreign oil imports


Antibiotics In The Environment, Erik Rosenfeldt Jan 2010

Antibiotics In The Environment, Erik Rosenfeldt

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

Issues with Emerging Contaminants in Water


Illuminating Life: What's New And Noteworthy In, Pat O'Hara, Robert Blatchly Jan 2009

Illuminating Life: What's New And Noteworthy In, Pat O'Hara, Robert Blatchly

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


Using Birds To Teach Biology, Bruce Byers Jan 2009

Using Birds To Teach Biology, Bruce Byers

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

Cornell University curriculum materials http://www.birdsleuth.org/inquiry/


Mapping Missions And Geographic Positioning Systems, Rob Snyder Jan 2009

Mapping Missions And Geographic Positioning Systems, Rob Snyder

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


Discrepant Events In Chemisty, Peter R. Shaughnessy Jan 2008

Discrepant Events In Chemisty, Peter R. Shaughnessy

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


Powerpoint Presentation, Nsf Dr-K12 Meeting, Sept. 10, 2007, Morton Sternheim Jan 2007

Powerpoint Presentation, Nsf Dr-K12 Meeting, Sept. 10, 2007, Morton Sternheim

STEM ACT Conference

Conference goals

In-depth look at some existing programs and models, including NSF funded alternative certification programs, plus district-based programs (e.g., Teach New York) and national programs (e.g., Teach For America).

Identify an agenda for future research questions on alternative certification to guide development and implementation of new programs.


Evolution In The Classroom: Should We Change Our Approach In Light Of The Intelligent Design Controversy?, Bruce Byers Jan 2007

Evolution In The Classroom: Should We Change Our Approach In Light Of The Intelligent Design Controversy?, Bruce Byers

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

No abstract provided.


Structural Engineering, Sergio F. Brena Jan 2006

Structural Engineering, Sergio F. Brena

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

•Introduction to Structural Engineering • •Forces in Structures • •Structural Systems • •Civil Engineering Materials • •Some Definitions of Important Structural Properties