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2019 Accessibility Roundtable Customer Service Planning, Annie Bélanger Apr 2019

2019 Accessibility Roundtable Customer Service Planning, Annie Bélanger

Presentations

No abstract provided.


The Core Of Social Network Modeling: Industrial Engineering., Shannon C. Roberts, Chaitra Gopalappa, Nazanin Nazanin Jan 2019

The Core Of Social Network Modeling: Industrial Engineering., Shannon C. Roberts, Chaitra Gopalappa, Nazanin Nazanin

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

Networks are abound in our everyday lives, from disaster response networks to cellular networks to social networks. In this workshop, we will introduce the different types of networks and how Industrial Engineering is used to model these networks. Next, we will describe current social network modeling research done at UMass. Finally, we will delve into hands-on activities that include social network analysis, such as the clustering of people into groups, and modeling of the spread of ideas in a social network, such as how tweets spread on Twitter.


Solar Cells, D. Venkataraman Jan 2019

Solar Cells, D. Venkataraman

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

Solar cells convert the sun's energy into electrical energy. In this workshop, I will discuss the processes involved in solar cell and various types of solar cells that are being developed as an alternative to silicon solar cells. I will also demonstrate how students can build a solar cell from readily available materials.


Polymers All Around Us, Marcus Cole Jan 2019

Polymers All Around Us, Marcus Cole

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

This presentation is designed to introduce K-12 students to polymer science with the primary aims of establishing a strong foundation in the physical sciences and inspiring students to pursue degrees and careers in STEM-related fields. Examples of natural polymers (e.g., DNA and RNA) and polymers in common materials (e.g., contact lenses, bulletproof glass, composite airplanes, etc.) are presented to demonstrate their importance to our daily lives. The presentation conveys the interdisciplinary nature of polymer science through hands-on experiments and discussion focused on concepts related to polymer chemistry (i.e., gelation and superabsorbent materials), engineering (i.e., injection molding ...


‘What Are Little Girls Made Of?’ A Multi-Case Study Of Women’S Leader Identity Development In Coeducational And Women-Only Institutions Of Higher Education, Colleen M. Sharen Jan 2019

‘What Are Little Girls Made Of?’ A Multi-Case Study Of Women’S Leader Identity Development In Coeducational And Women-Only Institutions Of Higher Education, Colleen M. Sharen

Brescia School of Leadership & Social Change Presentations

This presentation shares the conceptual map of ongoing research on the development of women's leader identity in higher education in the context of management education programs. It is designed for a non-academic audience.


Chemistry Student Attitudes And Utilization Of Office Hours, Dieng Barbacar, Edgar Gomez, Andre Rodriguez Dec 2018

Chemistry Student Attitudes And Utilization Of Office Hours, Dieng Barbacar, Edgar Gomez, Andre Rodriguez

Publications and Research

While research has demonstrated that faculty-student interactions increase retention and graduation rates, faculty often report that their office hours are underutilized. To better understand students’ attitudes, usage and plans towards faculty hours a survey was administered in the second to third week of the fall 2018 semester to students in 5 sections of general chemistry courses. The goal was to better understand how students perceive the benefits and hindrances of office hours, along with current or planned attendance. Prior to survey administration, it was speculated that not attending office hours could be because they were not scheduled at a convenient ...


Using Design Thinking: Do We Really Want A Makerspace?, Julie A. Murphy, Anne Shelley, Paul Unsbee, Chad Kahl Nov 2018

Using Design Thinking: Do We Really Want A Makerspace?, Julie A. Murphy, Anne Shelley, Paul Unsbee, Chad Kahl

Faculty and Staff Publications – Milner Library

No abstract provided.


Suny Open Access: From Resolution To Policy - The Brockport Story, Mary Jo Orzech Oct 2018

Suny Open Access: From Resolution To Policy - The Brockport Story, Mary Jo Orzech

Library Presentations

Presentation slides on development of Open Access policy at The College at Brockport.


The Dreaded Summary Statement, Kris Rooney Md Sep 2018

The Dreaded Summary Statement, Kris Rooney Md

Department of Pediatrics

No abstract provided.


Deep Dive: High School Pbis Implementation At All 3 Tiers, Joanne Malloy, Kathryn Francoeur, Hank Bohanon Sep 2018

Deep Dive: High School Pbis Implementation At All 3 Tiers, Joanne Malloy, Kathryn Francoeur, Hank Bohanon

School of Education: Faculty Publications and Other Works

During this call, the presenters took a deep dive into a case study of a high school that implemented positive behavior support at all 3 tiers.

The presentation is based on this article

Malloy, J. M., Bohanon, H., & Francoeur, K. (2018b). Positive behavioral interventions and supports in high schools: A case study from New Hampshire. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 1-29. doi:10.1080/10474412.2017.1385398 http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/IRHIAaVkwDTcckJHhuAp/full


Implementing Mtss For Behavior In School Settings, Hank Bohanon Jul 2018

Implementing Mtss For Behavior In School Settings, Hank Bohanon

School of Education: Faculty Publications and Other Works

This powerpoint covers the implementation of positive behavior support in secondary schools. The content includes preparing your teams for implementation, using data, and classroom practices


Introduction To Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems, P. Troy White Jul 2018

Introduction To Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems, P. Troy White

Curriculum Resources

This presentation is an introductory lesson on integration of crop-livestock systems in the United States. The lesson includes national Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Standards, objectives, and a student project. This lesson is intended to be inquiry-based, and as such only foundational information is presented. Students are expected to take the introductory information and fins specific information needed to sold the problem posed at the beginning of the presentation. It is expected that at a minimum this lesson will take three 50-minute class periods and could take longer based on teacher preferences.


Leading School-Based Coaching To Evaluate Open Education Resources, Kathryn Moyle Jun 2018

Leading School-Based Coaching To Evaluate Open Education Resources, Kathryn Moyle

Digital Learning Research

This presentation was a people's choice session at the 2018 ISTE conference and engaged participants in conversations about coaching approaches that when coupled with strategies to evaluate Open Educational Resources (OER) can build the capacity of teachers and improve the learning by students. The session provided participants with opportunities to discuss leadership approaches to the evaluation of OER resources that are consistent with education policies, build the capacity of educators and improve the quality of learning by students; and coaching methods for school leaders that enables the identification, analysis, curation and incorporation of OER resources into classroom practices.


Opening Up: Why Are We Not Using More Open Educational Resources (Oer’S)?, Daniel A. Sabol May 2018

Opening Up: Why Are We Not Using More Open Educational Resources (Oer’S)?, Daniel A. Sabol

CSIS Technical Reports

Open Educational Resources (OER) have the ability to alleviate student drop out rate, make faculty course design easier, allow faculty to contribute and participate in the OER undertaking that is swiftly spreading through our nation. In addition we are able to save our students $2,000 - $3,000 dollars over the course of their education. This work looks at findings from a survey which was sent out to list serves and direct email to faculty. The survey posed questions to try to determine why faculty were having a difficult time accepting and using OER’s in their own classroom. It ...


Pediatric Neurocognition And Literacy Acquisition, Laurie Shapiro Apr 2018

Pediatric Neurocognition And Literacy Acquisition, Laurie Shapiro

Selected Publications

Research- based practice in the teaching profession has had a growing importance over the past few decades. While the field of neurocognitive literacy is infantile, researchers have begun looking at how instruction can be impacted by understanding brain capabilities when learning to become literate in a language. This has been accomplished through neuroimaging to explain how a child’s brain functions on a neurological level when engaging in literacy tasks. Research suggests the reading brain is flexible and dynamic. This has been determined through examination of various neurocognitive systems that explain how functional and anatomical brain alterations can occur in ...


Ccny Noyce Teacher Academy Highlights 2013-2018, Martin Rosenman Apr 2018

Ccny Noyce Teacher Academy Highlights 2013-2018, Martin Rosenman

Open Educational Resources

Highlights of The CCNY NOYCE Fellows Teacher Academy 2013-2018.


Weaving Connections: Utilizing A Library-Social Work Partnership To Build Information Literacy Skills, David Vess, Laura Trull Mar 2018

Weaving Connections: Utilizing A Library-Social Work Partnership To Build Information Literacy Skills, David Vess, Laura Trull

Libraries

While evidence continues to build that information literacy (IL) is taught across university and college curricula at all student levels (Junsbai, Lowe & Tagge, 2016), challenges connecting IL to those curricula in meaningful ways persist (Julien, Gross, & Latham, 2018; Klomsri & Tedre, 2016; Bombaro 2013). Blending IL into social work education beyond traditional one-shot library sessions also remains a challenge as evidenced by the dearth of literature demonstrating sound instruction and assessment practices of IL in social work programs (Bausman & Ward, 2016; Kayser, Bowers, Jiang, & Bussey 2013; Johnson, Whitfield, & Grohe, 2011; Ismail, 2009; Brustman & Bernnard 2007; Bellard, 2005).

In their survey of information literacy in social work education in the United States, Bausman and Ward (2016), report that only 11% of respondents assess information literacy skills of their ...


Rpp Panel Chicago: History Of Cafecs, Lucia Dettori, Dale Reed, Steven Mcgee, Don Yanek, Andrew Rasmussen, Ronald Greenberg Mar 2018

Rpp Panel Chicago: History Of Cafecs, Lucia Dettori, Dale Reed, Steven Mcgee, Don Yanek, Andrew Rasmussen, Ronald Greenberg

Computer Science: Faculty Publications and Other Works

No abstract provided.


Art Of Miniatures - Kage 2018, Lesia Lennex, Justin Elswick Feb 2018

Art Of Miniatures - Kage 2018, Lesia Lennex, Justin Elswick

Department of Middle Grades and Secondary Education Research & Publication Archives

PowerPoint presentation on the "Art of Miniatures" conducted by Lesia Lennex and Justin Elswick at the Kentucky Association for Gifted Educators in February of 2018.


Imls Sparks Ignite Il Framework Cooperative Project Teaching Materials: Powerpoint Presentation (Ursinus College), Jessica Barbera, Jim Huff, Christine Iannicelli, Marianne L. Sade, Samantha Martin Jan 2018

Imls Sparks Ignite Il Framework Cooperative Project Teaching Materials: Powerpoint Presentation (Ursinus College), Jessica Barbera, Jim Huff, Christine Iannicelli, Marianne L. Sade, Samantha Martin

IMLS SPARKS Ignite IL Framework Cooperative Project for At-Risk Student Success in Smaller Colleges

This is the PowerPoint presentation used by Ursinus College for the instructional sessions that were part of the information literacy grant project.


Imls Sparks Ignite Il Framework Cooperative Project Teaching Materials: Slide Presentation Template, Jessica Barbera, Jim Huff, Christine Iannicelli, Marianne Sade, Samantha Martin Jan 2018

Imls Sparks Ignite Il Framework Cooperative Project Teaching Materials: Slide Presentation Template, Jessica Barbera, Jim Huff, Christine Iannicelli, Marianne Sade, Samantha Martin

IMLS SPARKS Ignite IL Framework Cooperative Project for At-Risk Student Success in Smaller Colleges

This slide presentation, adapted from Google Slides to PowerPoint, was used as a template by our cohort for the instructional sessions that were part of the information literacy grant project.


Air Pressure, Clouds, And Weather, Laura Shofield Jan 2018

Air Pressure, Clouds, And Weather, Laura Shofield

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

1) What are basis characteristics of the atmosphere?

2) What is the horizontal and vertical movement of air in a “High” and “Low?”

3) How do clouds form and what can they tell us?

4) How are temperature, pressure and clouds related?

5) Applying concepts to real-time data


Development And Impact Of Teacher Social Capital In An Engineering Education Teacher Professional Development Program, Wei Zakharov Jan 2018

Development And Impact Of Teacher Social Capital In An Engineering Education Teacher Professional Development Program, Wei Zakharov

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Teacher social capital is a set of social interaction assets such as collegiality and collaboration that enable teachers to work with each other in groups to improve teaching and learning. This results in instructional improvement and student success in school reform.

This study discusses how an engineering education teacher professional development program has developed an environment for long-term collegiality and collaboration among its teachers. Furthermore, the study presents an empirical evidence of the impact of teacher social capital on students’ engineering knowledge learning.

Ninety teachers and 621 students are examined in this program. The participants are from fifteen elementary schools ...


Concentration, Amount And Counting By Weighing, Julian Tyson Jan 2018

Concentration, Amount And Counting By Weighing, Julian Tyson

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

Concentration, Amount and Counting by Weighing

UMass Amherst STEM Ed Institute Saturday Workshop 2/3/2018

Julian Tyson, Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry. Tyson@chem.umass.edu

Session 1. Introductions.

Ice-breaker: The elementarity contest.

Setting the scene: “How much arsenic do we eat?” Why do we want to know? The Consumer Reports articles (Nov 2012 and Nov 2014)

Dealing with really big and really small numbers.

Session 2. Amount, concentration

Solids, liquids and gases. The “parts per” concept.

Session 3. Counting by weighing

The count equation. Rice grains (the bottle content problem), atoms and molecules.. Chemical formulas and balanced chemical ...


Sustainability, Ezra Small Jan 2018

Sustainability, Ezra Small

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

In 2017, UMass Amherst installed over 15,000 photovoltaic panels on existing buildings and as part of three solar parking-lot canopies on campus. This project is just one of the many components of the “Sustainable UMass” program which strives to both practice and teach about creating and maintaining a sustainable world. This workshop will provide an overview of the work of the campus sustainability program ranging from academics and research to waste and recycling, with a focus on the science and technology of solar electric energy and emissions accounting. Skills such as problem solving, data analysis, predicting and modeling will ...


Brain Science = Biology + Engineering, Jennifer Welborn, Guangyu Xu, Morton Sternheim, Chris Emery Jan 2018

Brain Science = Biology + Engineering, Jennifer Welborn, Guangyu Xu, Morton Sternheim, Chris Emery

Science and Engineering Saturday Seminars

This interdisciplinary (physical and life sciences) seminar exposes participants to cutting edge research at UMASS, Amherst, on cell imaging using a chip which gathers a variety of data on the activities of single cells. Part of the seminar will be a presentation of current research in this area, followed by hands-on activities and a visit to the lab where this research is conducted. Application of this new technology to brain research will be discussed as well as the NGSS standards alignment and classroom applications at various levels and disciplines.


Introducing Trainees To Academic Medicine Career Roles And Responsibilities, Cristina Fernandez, Raymond Lucas, Maria Soto-Greene, John Sanchez Nov 2017

Introducing Trainees To Academic Medicine Career Roles And Responsibilities, Cristina Fernandez, Raymond Lucas, Maria Soto-Greene, John Sanchez

E-Learning Modules

Reproduced with permission of the American Association of Medical Colleges. Link to original publication


Should We Think About The Scale When We Weigh The Pig?, Kathy E. Clarke, Gretchen A. Hazard Oct 2017

Should We Think About The Scale When We Weigh The Pig?, Kathy E. Clarke, Gretchen A. Hazard

Libraries

To make a heavier pig, then it makes perfect sense to weigh it – twice – prior to feeding him and afterwards. But what if we more interested in the overall health of the pig, or, if our big is rounder post-food, or if our pig can make pig-fattening food choices? To answer those questions, assessors would need to consider a highly-attuned instrument or one that measures something different than the information a scale provides. In this presentation, we hope to engage participants to consider the how of assessment and in particular consider how we assess influences what we find out.

At ...


Developing Educational Sessions For Faculty, Staff, And Students, Kristin-Ann G. Beck Oct 2017

Developing Educational Sessions For Faculty, Staff, And Students, Kristin-Ann G. Beck

Conference Presentations

In this session, participants will learn strategies for successful sessions to engage faculty, staff, and students into external funding. I will provide participants with the basics of how to develop sessions, ways to engage attendees, and some ideas that really worked, and others that didn’t work.


Developing And Celebrating Faculty Scholarship, Kristin-Ann G. Beck Sep 2017

Developing And Celebrating Faculty Scholarship, Kristin-Ann G. Beck

Conference Presentations

In this session, participants will discuss successful (and maybe not so successful) faculty development programs and activities. We will provide participants with some examples of building relationships with faculty early on, and how to demonstrate to faculty that the grants/sponsored programs offices are on “their” side. We will also discuss and share ideas of celebrating faculty scholarship, proposal submission and external awards.