Month: March 2014

People

 

campbellDr. Todd Campbell, PI, Associate Professor of Science Education at the University of Connecticut oversees development of all facets of the project including curriculum development, professional development, and research.  His research focuses on factors influencing current reform in science education. This is supported by investigating science teacher professional development, scientific inquiry/modeling instructional practices and science/technology integration. He has published in numerous journals including the International Journal of Science Education,Research in Science Education,Journal of Science Teacher Education, and Journal of Science Education and Technology.  Homepage

 

Dr.Shiang-Kwei Wang, PI, Associate Professor of Instructional Technology coordinates and directs the project at the NYIT site, provides oversight of the selection and coordination of cyber-enabled resources, oversees graduate students charged with data collection at NYIT site, and collaborates with the PI to synthesize research outcomes for the project. Dr. Wang brings a strong background in integrating technology in science instruction with a cognitive tools approach to the project. HomePage

 
 
 

Screen Shot 2013-02-22 at 10.39.33 PMDr. Daniel Coster, Co-PI, Professor in Mathematics and Statistics at USU has research expertise in 1) study design and data analysis and the application of statistical methodology in a variety of disciplines, 2) survey instrument design and evaluation, and 3) analysis of data from both quantitative and qualitative surveys. Dr. Coster has participated as Co-PI or statistical consultant on multiple funded grants and publications from these research activities.  Dr. Coster will oversee the research design and all quantitative analyses for the project, specifically analyses appropriate for each research hypothesis, and the generation of numerical, tabular, and   graphical results and their interpretation in terms of research goals.

 

Dr.Hsu-Yin Hsu, Co-PI, Associate Professor of Teacher Education collaborates with the PI to coordinate and direct the project at the NYIT site, provides oversight of the selection and coordination of cyber-enabled resources, oversees graduate students charged with data collection at NYIT site, and collaborates with the PI to synthesize research outcomes for the project. Dr. Hsu bring expertise in increasing literacy through ICT instructional integration. HomePage

 
 
 

Max Longhurst_3784Mr. Max Longhurst is the USU School of Teacher Education and Leadership Outreach Director and Education Specialist. Currently instructs Science methods courses for the School of TEAL and conducts research on professional learning for educators. Over the past 10 years he has been a key provider of professional learning across Utah.  He will serve as the PD director and coordinator for the Utah site.
 
 
 
 
 
Screen Shot 2013-02-22 at 10.37.46 PMDr. Brett E. Shelton, Co-PI, Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Educational Technology at Boise State University. He brings expertise in educational technology development, technology adoption, and qualitative research to the project. He will conduct and oversee all qualitative research components of the project and coordinate the selection and dissemination, and accessibility of all cyber-enabled resources.

 
 
 
 

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Dr. Paul Wolf, Co-PI, Professor. of Biology at USU, brings expertise researching comparative genomics and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in genetics and genomics.  Dr. Wolf has developed inquiry-based genetics lab exercises that exploit web-based tools for students to address questions in genetics and genomics. Homepage

Conference Presentations

Conference Presentations in 2014

39. Longhurst, M. L., Broughton, S. H., & Campbell, T. Investigating the appropriation of professional learning through case studies.  Presentation at the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences (AABSS) 2014 National Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada.

38. Shelton, B. E., Campbell, T., Longhurst, M., Olsen, J., (2014, January). Great Ideas in Teaching and Learning Symposium, Integrated scientific inquiry classrooms: Cyber-enabled learning and teacher professional development, Presentation at the 2014 Boise State University STEM Poster Session. Boise State University, Boise, ID.

37. Campbell. T., Longhurst, M., Wang, S., Hsu, H., & Coster, D. (2014, January). New technologies and reformed-based science instruction:  An examination of the professional development focused on supporting science teaching and learning with technologies. Submitted for presentation at the 2014 Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) International Convention. San Antonio, Texas.

 Conference Presentations in 2013

36. Wang, S.-K., & Hsu, H.-Y., (2013, November). The Impact of Professional Development on Science Teachers’ Inquiry. Paper presented at the 2013 World Conference on E-Learning annual presentation, Las Vegas, NV (won best paper award).

35. Hsu, H.-Y., & Wang, S.-K. (2013, November). Enhancing scientific inquiry and practicing new literacy skills through ICTs and Mobile Device. Paper presented at the 2013 World Conference on E-Learning annual presentation, Las Vegas, NV.

34. Wang, S.-K., Hsu, H.-Y., Gienau, J., & Powers, E. (2013, October). Use a Social Networking Tool to Facilitate Scientific Skills and New Literacies. Paper presented at the 2013 National Science Teachers Association Area Conference, Charlotte, NC.

33. Hsu, H.-Y., Wang, S.-K., Gienau, J., & Powers, E. (2013, October). Use Google Earth and Cyber Databases to Conduct Inquiry. Paper presented at the 2013 National Science Teachers Association Area Conference, Charlotte, NC.

32. *Olsen, J., Shelton, B. & Campbell, T. S’cape the Ordinary: Metacognitive-Supported Activity for Inquiry Learning in Virtual Environments. (2013, April)  Presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2013 International Conference. San Francisco, California.

31. Campbell, T., Dowdle, G., Barrow, J., Stewart, A., Shelton, B.E., Duffy, A. M., Longhurst, M., & Wolf, P. G. (2013, April). Cyber-enabled learning in Unity:  Scientific inquiry and gaming supported by assessment.  Presentation at the 2013 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Convention. San Antonio, Texas.

30. Wang, S.-K., Hsu, H.-Y., & Runco, L. (2013, April). The impact of professional development on middle school science teachers’ inquiry and new literacies practices. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

29. Hsu, H.-Y., Wang, S.-K., & Runco, L. (2013, April). Middle school science teachers’ confidence in technology integration (new literacies) and their classroom practices. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

28. Wang, S.-K., Hsu, H.-Y., & Runco, L. (2013, April). Influence of teachers’ self-efficacy in inquiry-based instruction and their classroom practices on students’ learning motivation. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

27. Hsu, H.-Y., Runco, L., & Wang, S-K. (2013). Enhancing scientific inquiry and practicing new literacies skills through ICTs: Testing the classroom practice feasibility. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

26. Longhurst, M., Campbell, T., Duffy, A. M., Wolf, P. G., & Shelton, B. E. (2013). Reexamining Science Teaching Orientations and Use of Technology-enhanced Tools for Student Learning: One Year Later. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). Jan. 10-12. Charleston, South Carolina.

25. Edward, P., Gienau, J. & Wang, S-K. (2013, March). Using cyber databases and Google Earth to conduct inquiry in learning evolution theory. Paper presented at the 2013 New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education Hudson Valley Conference.

24. Hsu, H.-Y., & Posada, J. (2013, March). Using mobile devices to conduct water quality research. Workshop conducted at the 2013 New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education Hudson Valley Conference.

23.Wang, S.-K., Hsu, H.-Y., & Runco, L. (2013). The impact of professional development on middle school science teachers’ inquiry and new literacies practices. Paper will be presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

22.Hsu, H.-Y., Wang, S.-K., & Runco, L. (2013). Middle school science teachers’ confidence in technology integration (new literacies) and their classroom practices. Paper will be presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

21.Wang, S.-K., Hsu, H.-Y., & Runco, L. (2013). Influence of teachers’ self-efficacy in inquiry-based instruction and their classroom practices on students’ learning motivation. Paper will be presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

20.Hsu, H.-Y., Runco, L., & Wang, S-K. (2013). Enhancing scientific inquiry and practicing new literacies skills through ICTs: Testing the classroom practice feasibility. Paper will be presented at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

19.Edward, P., Gienau, J. & Wang, S-K. (2013). Using cyber databases and Google Earth to conduct inquiry in learning evolution theory. Paper will be presented at the 2013 New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education Hudson Valley Conference.

18.Hsu, H.-Y., & Posada, J. (2013). Using mobile devices to conduct water quality research. Workshop will be presented at the 2013 New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education Hudson Valley Conference.

Conference Presentations in 2012

17. Campbell, T., Longhurst, M., Duffy, A.,Wolf, P., & Shelton, B. E. (2012). Technology Use in Science Classrooms and Reformed Teaching. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). Jan. 5-8, Clearwater, Florida. http://theaste.org/publications/proceedings/2012proceedings.pl

16. Hsu, H.-Y., Wang, S.-K., & Roter, C. (2012, May). Cultivating New Literacies Through ICTs: Using Photosynthesis as an Example. Paper presented at the 2012 National Science Teachers Association STEM Forum & Expo in Atlantic City from May 17 to 19.

15. Alforque, V., Davis, M., Green, S., Wang, S.-K., & Hsu, H.-Y. (2012, May). Use a Social Networking Tool to Facilitate Scientific Skills and New Literacies. Paper presented at the 2012 National Science Teachers Association STEM Forum & Expo in Atlantic City from May 17 to 19.

14. Shelton, B, Olsen, J. & Campbell, T. Investigating Cyber-Enabled Learning Usage, Access, Achievement, and Beliefs (2012 April). Presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2012 International Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

13. Hsu, H.-Y., Wang, S.-K. & Runco, L. (2012, April). Investigation of Middle School Science Teachers’ Preparedness to Practice New Literacies. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

12. Runco, L., Wang, S.-K. & Hsu, H.-Y. (2012, April). Teachers’self-efficacy in teaching science as inquiry and their classroom practices. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

11. Shelton, B, Olsen, J. & Campbell, T. S’cape from Formality: Embedded and Automatic Assessments within Simulation Games (2012 December). Presentation at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) 2012 International Conference. Orlando, Florida.

10. Campbell T. Collaborative Projects:  Coordination or Collaboration. (2012, June). Presentation at the Annual 2012 National Science Foundation Discovery Research K-12 Principal Investigator Meeting.  Washington, D.C.

9. Campbell T., Longhurst, M., Wang, S., Hsu, H., & Runco, L.  Cyber-enabled Learning: Beginning with a Baseline. (2012, June). Presentation at the Annual 2012 National Science Foundation Discovery Research K-12 Principal Investigator Meeting.  Washington, D.C.

8. Wang, S.-K. & Hsu, H.-Y. (2012, March). Enhancing scientific inquiry and practicing new literacies skills through ICTs and mobile devices. Paper presented at the Mobile Learning IADIS International Conference in Berlin, Germany.

7.Hsu, H.-Y., Wang, S.-K., & Roter, C. (2012). Cultivating New Literacies Through ICTs: Using Photosynthesis as an Example. Paper presented at the 2012 National Science Teachers Association STEM Forum & Expo in Atlantic City from May 17 to 19.

6.Alforque, V., Davis, M., Green, S., Wang, S.-K., & Hsu, H.-Y. (2012). Use a Social Networking Tool to Facilitate Scientific Skills and New Literacies”. Paper presented at the 2012 National Science Teachers Association STEM Forum & Expo in Atlantic City from May 17 to 19.

5.Hsu, H.-Y., Wang, S.-K. & Runco, L. (2012). Investigation of Middle School Science Teachers’ Preparedness to Practice New Literacies. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

4.Runco, L., Wang, S.-K. & Hsu, H.-Y. (2012). Teachers’self-efficacy in teaching science as inquiry and their classroom practices. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

3.Wang, S.-K., Hsu, H.-Y., & Runco, L. (2012). Enhancing scientific inquiry and practicing new literacies skills through ICTs and mobile devices. Paper presented at the Mobile Learning IADIS International Conference in Berlin, Germany.

Conference Presentations in 2011

2. Duffy, A., Campbell, T., & Wolf, P. The Virutal Populations Genetics (VPG) Simulation System:  An Example of Learning ‘With’ Cyber-Enabled Technologies in Science Classrooms. (2011, March).  Presentation at the 2011 National Science Teachers Association Research Dissemination Conference.  San Francisco, California.

1. Campbell, T., Duffy, A., & Wolf, P. OpenSim as an example of Cyber-enabled Technologies for facilitating Science as Inquiry. (2011, March).  Presentation at the 2011 Cyberlearning Tools for STEM Education (CyTSE) conference.  Berkeley, California.

Publications

Publications In 2014

 11. Campbell, T., ZuWallack, B. A., Longhurst, M., Shelton, B. E., & Wolf, P. G. (2014). An examination of the changes in science teaching orientations and technology-enhanced tools for student learning in the context of professional Development. International Journal of Science Education. First published online 21 January 2013. DOI 10.1080/09500693.2013.879622.

10. Wang, S.-K. Hsu, H.-Y. & Jean Posada. (2014). Use of Google Earth, Cyber Databases, and Geotagged Photos to Enhance Students’ Scientific Practices and Understanding. Science Scope, 37(6), p.37-42.

Publications In 2013

9. Hsu, H.-Y., & Wang, S.-K. (2013). Conduct Inquiry Activities using Credible Cyber Databases and ICTs: Human Impact on Water Quality. Science Scope, 37(3), p. 37-43.

8. Campbell, T., Dowdle, G., Shelton, B. E., Olsen, J., Longhurst, M., & Beckett, H. (2013). Gaming as a platform for developing science practices.  Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 50(3), 90-98.

7. Duffy, A. M., Wolf, P. G., Barrow, J., Longhurst, M., & Campbell, T. (2013). Ecological investigations within an interactive plant community simulation. Science Scope. 36(8), 42-51.

6. Wang, S.-K., Hsu, H.-Y., & Green, S. (2013). Using social networking site to facilitate teaching and learning in science classroom. Science Scope, 36(7), 74-80.

5. Campbell, T., Longhurst, M., Duffy, A. M, Wolf, P. G., & Shelton, B. E. (2013). Science Teaching Orientations and Technology-enhanced Tools for Student Learning in Science.  Research in Science Education.  43(50), 2035–2057. First published online 12 January 2013. DOI 10.1007/s11165-012-9342-x.

4. Campbell T. & Abd-Hamid, N. (2013, August). Technology Use in the Science Instruction (TUSI):  Technology and Science Education Reform. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 22(4), 572-588.  First published online 4 October 2012. DOI 10.1007/s10956-012-9415-7.

3. Hsu, H.-Y., Wang, S.-K. & Runco, L. (2013). Middle school science teachers’ confidence and pedagogical practice of new literacy. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 22(3), p.314-324, DOI: 10.1007/s10956-012-9395-7

Publications In 2012

2. Campbell, T., Longhurst, M., Duffy, A. M., Wolf, P. G., & Nagy, R. (2012). Investigating human impact in the environment with faded scaffolded inquiry supported by technologies. Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 49:4, 99-107.

Publications In 2010

1. Campbell T., Wang, S., Hsu, H., Duffy, A., & Wolf, P. (2010). Learning with web tools, simulations, and other technologies in science classrooms.  Journal of Science Education and Technology. 19(5), 505-511.  First published online 13 April 2010. DOI 10.1007/s10956-010-9217-8.