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Weekly Lunch Discussions 2017

 

Weekly lunch discussions expand knowledge of discipline-based science education research. The weekly lunch discussions have been occurring since mid-may 2014. Below, we provide more information on the lunches organized during the 2017 calender year.

December 8, 2017: Learning improvement in higher education

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Brian Leventhal, James Madison University
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Meghan Bechman, bio. sci. 
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Laurie Cochenour, UCTL
    • Danny Doucette, phys. and astro.
    • Burhan Gharaibeh, bio. sci. 
    • Suzanna Gribble, bio. sci. 
    • Yasemin Kalender, phys. and astro.
    • Nafis Karim, phys. and astro. 
    • Rae Mancilla, UCTL
    • Lindsay Onufer, UCTL
    • Katie Sinagoga, bio. sci. 
    • Zuzana Swigonova, bio. sci. 
    • Natasha Tokowicz, psychology
    • Jane Wallace, economics
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, phys. and astro.
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, phys. and astro. 

November 30, 2017: Discussion about a flipped mathematics course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Russell Schwab, mathematics dept., Michigan State University
  • Discussion participants
    • Ryan Alvarado, mathematics
    • Angela Athanas, mathematics
    • ShiTing Bao, mathematics
    • Meghan Bechman, biological sciences
    • Rebecca Bortz
    • Matteo Broccio, physics and astronomy
    • Ming Chen, mathematics
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Juan Manfredi, mathematics
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • John Radzilowicz, UCTL
    • Armin Schikorra, mathematics
    • Kevin Shaver, economics
    • Chandralekha Singh, physics and astronomy
    • Evgeni Trofimov, mathematics
    • JAne Wallace, economics
    • Linhong Wang, mathematics
    • Carol Washburn, UCTL
    • Sheng Xiong, mathematics
    • Jason Deblois, mathematics
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Katherine Wolfe, economics

November 20, 2017: Engaging student scientists to enhance understanding of forest degradation and promote inquiry-based scientific skills 

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Walter Carson, biological sciences
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Natash Baker, biological sciences
    • Meghan Bechman, biological sciences
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy
    • Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Ruth Mihalyi, CHS
    • Jim Mueller, physics and astronomy
    • Linda Neely Yurasits, CHS
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Valerie Oke, biological sciences
    • Kim Payne, biological sciences
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Armin Schikorra, mathematics
    • Jean Schmidt, biological sciences
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, physics and astronomy
    • Katie Sinagoga, biological sciences
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental sciences
    • Lou Yurasits, CHS
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Kevin Wu
    • Sera Thornton
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Matteo Broccio, physics and astronomy
    • Busham Gharaibel

November 15, 2017: Developing a new statistical learning and data science course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Lucas Mentch, statistics
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Meghan Bechman, biological sciences
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy
    • Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
    • Burhan Gharaibeh, biological sciences
    • Melanie Good, physics and astronomy
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Barbara Kucinski, psychology
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Ruth Mihalyi, CHS
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Valerie Oke, biological sciences
    • Jonathan Rubin, mathematics
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, physics and astronomy
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Eric Swanson, physics and astronomy
    • Sera Thornton, UCTL
    • Evgeni Trofimov, mathematics
    • Jane Wallace, economics
    • Linhong Wang, mathematics
    • Sheng Xiong, mathematics
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy

November 8, 2017: Incorporating inquiry and critical discourse in a chemistry course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Eugene Wagner, chemistry
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Ryan Alvarado, mathematics
    • Deb Artim, neuroscience
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Barbara Kucinski, psychology
    • Lingfeng Liu, chemistry
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Roger Mong, physics and astronomy
    • Hannah Morris, chemistry
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Welkin Pope, biological sciences
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, physics and astronomy
    • Katie Sinagoga, biological sciences
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Tamika Madison, chemistry

October 30, 2017: Implementing guided inquiry mathematics activities in a chemistry course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Daniel Lambrecht, chemistry
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Ryan Alvarado, mathematics
    • Debra Artim, neuroscience
    • ShiTing Bao, mathematics
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Lillian Chong, chemistry
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, physics and astronomy
    • Melanie Good, physics and astronomy
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Dana Miller-Cotto, psychology
    • John Milligan, chemistry
    • Barry Moore, chemistry
    • James Mueller, physics and astronomy
    • David Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Kim Payne, biological sciences
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • John Radzilowicz, UCTL
    • Jonathan Rubin, mathematics
    • Armin Schikorra, mathematics
    • Susan Shaiman, communication and science disorders
    • Katie Sinagoga, biological sciences
    • Sera Thornton, UCTL
    • Eugene Wagner, chemistry
    • Linhong Wang, mathematics

October 23, 2017:Social-belonging intervention in a large enrollment physics course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Kevin Binning, psychology
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Ryan Alvarado, mathematics
    • ShiTing Bao, mathematics
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Susie Chen, psychology
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, physics and astronomy
    • Ayres Freitas, physics and astronomy
    • Melanie Good, physics and astronomy
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Abel Koury, psychology
    • Haitao Liu, chemistry
    • Ruth Mihalyi, CHS
    • John Milligan, chemistry
    • James Mueller, physics and astronomy
    • David Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Valerie Oke, biological sciences
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Armin Schikorra, mathematics
    • Katie Sinagoga, biological sciences
    • Patience Stanicar, Investing now
    • Sybil Streeter, psychology
    • Sera Thornton, UCTL
    • Evgeni Trofimov, mathematics
    • Jane Wallace, economics
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences
    • Linhong Wang, mathematics
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Even Witherspoon, psychology

October 16, 2017: Incorporating cooperative learning activities in a large introduction to environmental science course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Kyle Whittinghill, Dr. Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Ryan Alvarado, Mathematics
    • Meghan Bechman, biological sciences
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy
    • Jennifer Ganger, psychology
    • Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
    • Ericka Huston, chemistry
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Arthur Kosowsky, physics and astronomy
    • Barry Moore, chemistry
    • Michelle Morgan, chemistry
    • James Mueller, physics and astronomy
    • David Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Lindsay Onufer, UCTL
    • Welkin Pope, biological sciences
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • John Radzilowicz, UCTL
    • Armin Schikorra, mathematics
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, physics and astronomy
    • Katie Sinagoga, biological sciences
    • Sera Thornton, UCTL
    • Eugene Wagner, chemistry
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences

October 9, 2017: The purposes of grading student work

  • Discussion leader: Emily Marshman
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Lesley Ashmore, biological sciences
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Haitao Liu, chemistry
    • John Milligan, chemistry
    • Jim Mueller, physics and astronomy
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Armin Schikorra, mathematics
    • Katie Sinagoga, biological sciences
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Sybil Streeter, psychology
    • Sera Thornton, UCTL
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences
    • Carol Washburn, UCTL
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental sciences
    • Linhong Wang, mathematics
    • Daniel Lambrecht, chemistry
    • Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Kim Payne, biological sciences
    • Ericka Huston, chemistry

October 2, 2017: Students in Cognitive Development Learn to Apply Knowledge and Communicate Effectively through Blog Posts for Parents

  • Discussion leaders: Melissa Libertus, Emily Braham (psychology)
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Yasemin Kalender, phys. and. astro.
    • Meghan Bechman, bio. sci.
    • Welkin Pope, bio. sci. 
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, phys. and astro.
    • Katie Sinagoga, bio. sci. 
    • Sera Thornton, UCTL
    • Daniel Lambrecht, chemistry
    • Dave Nero, phys. and astro.
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geol. and env. sci. 
    • James Mueller, phys. and astro.
    • Nafis Karim, phys. and astro.
    • Jennifer Ganger, psychology
    • Kirill Kiselyov, bio. sci. 
    • Zuzana Swigonova, bio. sci. 
    • Kim Payne, bio. sci. 
    • Jessica Wandelt, bio. sci. 
    • Danny Doucette, phys. and astro. 
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, phys. and astro.
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, phys. and astro. 
    • Ruth Mihalyi, CHS

September 25, 2017: Learning with hierarchical templates in cell biology

  • Discussion leader: Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Deb Artim, neuroscience
    • Lesley Ashmore, biological sciences
    • Melanie Good, physics and astronomy
    • Suzanna Gribble, biological sciences
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Daniel Lambrecht, chemistry
    • James Mueller, physics and astronomy
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Valerie Oke, biological sciences
    • Welkin Pope, biological sciences
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, physics and astronomy
    • Zuzana Swigonova, biological sciences
    • Sera Thornton, UCTL
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Linda Neely Yurasits, CHS
    • Lou Yurasits, A&S advising center
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC physics and astronomy
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC physics and astronomy
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy

September 18, 2017: Expanding the physics exploration center with virtual experiments

  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • ShiTing Bao, mathematics
    • Megahn Bechman, biological sciences
    • Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
    • Melanie Good, physics and astronomy
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Haitao Liu, chemistry
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Kim Payne, biological sciences
    • Welkin Pope, biological sciences
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, physics and astronomy
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences
    • Linhong Wang, mathematics
    • Stephen Weber,chemistry
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy

September 11, 2017: Helping repeating students in biology

  • Discussion leaders: Dr. Nancy Kaufmann, Dr. Erica McGreevy (biological sciences)
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Debra Artim, neuroscience
    • Lesley Ashmore, biological sciences
    • Natasha Baker, biological sciences
    • Anne Carlson, biological sciences
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy
    • Melanie Good, physics and astronomy
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Suzanna Gribble, biological sciences
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Daniel Lambrecht, chemistry
    • Tara Meyer, chemistry
    • David Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Valerie Oke, biological sciences
    • Linda O'Reilly, biological sciences
    • Kim Payne, biological sciences
    • Welkin Pope, biological sciences
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, physics and astronomy
    • Sybil Streeter, psychology
    • Zuzana Swigonova, biological sciences
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences
    • Marcie Warner, biological sciences
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Linda Neely  Yurasits, CHS undergraduate studies
    • Lou Yurasits, CHS undergraduate studies

September 6, 2017: Relevant and Inquiry Based Laboatory Experiences for the Honors General Chemistry Curriculum

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Eugene Wagner, chemistry
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Debra Artim, neuroscience
    • Natasha Baker, bio. sci.
    • Rebecca Bortz, bio. sci.
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Danny Doucette, physics and astronomy
    • Azita Fadaei, physics and astronomy
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Joe Horne, UCTL
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Barbara Kucinski, LRDC
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Michelle Morgan, chemistry
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Welkin Pope, bio. sci.
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
    • Jean Schmit, bio. sci.
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Margaret Vines, chemistry
    • Stephen Weber, chemistry
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Young Ahn
    • Melanie Good, physics and astronomy
    • Tamika Madison, chemistry

August 7, 2017: Transforming Math Education in Chemistry

  • Discussion leader: Daniel Lambrecht, chemistry
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC
    • Jennifer Laaser, chemistry
    • Dana Miller-Coto 
    • Meghan Bechman, biological sciences
    • Stephen Weber, chemistry
    • Jessica Robertson, biological sciences
    • Linda Neely Yurasits, CHS
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Ruth Mihalyi
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Azita Seyed Fadaei, school of education
    • Barbara Kucinski, psychology
    • Kenneth Jordan, chemistry
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Emily Marshman, dBSERC, physics and astronomy
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy

June 26, 2017: The use of clickers to support improved self-assessment in introductory science courses

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Beth Lindsey, Penn State Greater Allegheny (Megan Nagel co-author, Penn State Greater Allegheny)
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC
    • Linda Neely Yurasits, CHS
    • Charline Rowland
    • Valerie Oke, biological sciences
    • Cristina Zepeda, psychology LRDC
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Susan Maleckar
    • Halina Werner
    • Tahirah Walker, CTL
    • Carol Washburn, CTL
    • Joel Brady, CTL
    • Anne Carlson
    • Margaret Vines
    • David Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Abby Bogdan, Seton Hill University
    • Megan Nagel, Penn State Greater Allegheny
    • Sybil Streeter, psychology
    • John Radzilowicz, CTL
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Sera Thornton, CTL

June 12, 2017: Flipping the script: Innovating large undergraduate lectures with principles from cognitive science

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Tim Nokes-Malach, LRDC
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Matteo Broccio, physics and astronomy
    • Carol Washburn, UCTL
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Lindsay Onufer, UCTL
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Scott Fraundorf, psychology
    • Russell Clark, physics and astronomy
    • Lesa Skukan
    • John Radzilowicz, UCTL
    • Cristina Zepeda, psychology
    • Sybil Streeter, psychology
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Tahirah Walker, UCTL
    • Jennifer Ganger
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC

May 31, 2017: Reflecting on a course transformation focused on developing an assessment bank in statistics

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Nancy Pfenning, statistics, and Dr. Brian Leventhal
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Carrie Demmans Epp, LRDC
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Chris Schunn, LRDC
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • Emily Marshman, dBSERC
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Joe Horne, UCTL
    • John Radzilowicz, UCTL
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Linda Neely Yurasits, CHS
    • Lindsay Onufer, UCTL
    • Matteo Broccio, physics and astronomy
    • Michael Giazzoni, CHS
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy

May 15, 2017: Transforming a large introductory environmental science course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
  • Discussion participants
    • Marcie Warner, biological sciences
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown, geology and environmental science
    • John Radzilowicz, UCTL
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Matteo Broccio, physics and astronomy
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Maggie Bennewitz, medicine
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Linda Yurasits, CHS
    • Klaus Libertus, psychology
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Emily Marshman, dBSERC
    • Chandralekha Singh, dBSERC, physics and astronomy
    • Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry

April 17, 2017: Reflections on flipping, formative assessment, and student group work in a computer science course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Adam Lee, computer science
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Nancy Kaufmann, biological sciences
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Debra Artim, neuroscience
    • Danielle Andrews-Brown
    • Diane Litman
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Linda Neely Yurastis, college in high school
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Abby Bogdan, physics, Seton Hill University
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Lillian Chong, chemistry
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Daniel Lambrecht, chemistry

April 10, 2017: There's more than one way to solve for T: A discussion of the goals of scientific problem-solving instruction

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Eric Kuo, LRDC
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Barbara Kucinski, psychology
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
    • Daniel Lambrecht, chemistry
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Margaret Bennewitz, medicine
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Linda Neely Yurastis, undergraduate studies
    • Jean Schmidt, biological sciences
    • Debra Artim, neuroscience
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Christof Keebaugh, physics and astronomy
    • John Radzilowicz, UCTL
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Jim Mueller, physics and astronomy

April 4, 2017: Implemention of an honors component in a neuroscience course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Debra Artim, neuroscience
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC
    • Christof Keebaugh, physics and astronomy
    • Valerie Oke, biological sciences
    • Linda Neely Yurasits, College in high school
    • Laurel Roberts, biological sciences
    • Lisa Limeri, biological sciences
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC physics and astronomy

March 27, 2017: Integrating biology and chemistry laboratory courses

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Kitty Liu, chemistry
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Chris Schunn, LRDC
    • John Radzilowicz, UCTL
    • Carol Washburn, UCTL
    • Jean Schmit, biological sciences
    • Nancy Kaufmann, biological sciences
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Michael Giazzonin, CHS
    • Linda Neely Yurasits, CHS
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Christof Keebaugh, physics and astronomy
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Abby Bogdan, Seton Hill University
    • Suzanna Gribble, biological sciences

March 21, 2017: Running the first iteration of "Physics of the human body"

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Matteo Broccio, physics and astronomy
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Eugene Wagner, chemistry
    • Adam Leibovich, physics and astronomy
    • John Radzilowicz, UCTL
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Arthur Kosowsky, physics and astronomy
    • Michael Giazzoni, CHS
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Linda Neely Yurasits, CHS
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC
    • Christof Keebaugh, physics and astronomy
    • Jim Mueller, physics anda stronomy
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy

March 14, 2017: Approaches to infusing argumentation in introductory undergraduate STEM courses

  • Discussion leaders: Carina Rebello and Sanjay Rebello, Purdue University 
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Peter Drain, medical school
    • Lisa Limeri, biological sciences
    • John Radzilowicz, UCTL
    • Michzel Giazzoni
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC
    • Matteo Broccio, physics and astronomy
    • Paul Justice, physics and astronomy
    • Eben Witherspoon
    • Ross Higashi
    • Laura Betancur, psychology
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Lisa Strabryla
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Nathan Herring, physics and astronomy

February 20, 2017: Evaluation of a course transformation involving technology in a guided inquiry chemistry course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
  • Presentation
  • Handout
  • Discussion participants
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Chris Schunn, LRDC
    • Barbara Kucinski, psychology
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Jennifer Laaser, chemistry
    • Lisa Limeri, biological sciences
    • Stephen Weber, chemistry
    • Debra Artim, Neuroscience
    • Daniel Lambrecht, chemistry
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Dave Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Christof Keebaugh, physics and astronomy
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC/physics and astronomy
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC/physics and astronomy
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC
    • Arthur Kosowsky, physics and astronomy
    • Jim Mueller, physics and astronomy

January 30, 2017: Increasing interactivity in a psychology course

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Klaus Libertus, psychology
  • Presentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Chris Schunn, LRDC
    • Lisa Limeri, biological sciences
    • Haitao Liu, chemistry
    • Daniel Lambrecth, chemistry
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Ben Rottman, psychology
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Katie Pompeani
    • David Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Sean Garrett-Roe, chemistry
    • Russell Clark, physics and astronomy
    • Barbara Kucinski, psychology
    • Sybil Streeter, psychology
    • Jackie Powell, chemistry
    • Debra Artim, neuroscience
    • Laurel Roberts, biological sciences
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Christof Keebaugh, physics and astronomy
    • Emily Marshman, dBSERC, physics and astronomy
    • Chandralekha Singh, dBSERC, physics and astronomy
    • Arthur Kosowsky, physics and astronomy

January 23, 2017: Implementing inquiry based labs in science courses

  • Discussion leader: Dr. Russell Clark, physics and astronomy
  • Presentation
  • discussion participants
    • Lillian Chong
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC
    • Barbara Kucinski, psychology
    • Kyle Whittinghill, geology and environmental science
    • Nafis Karim, physics and astronomy
    • Adam Leibovich, physics and astronomy
    • Carol Washburn, UCTL
    • Nancy Kaufmann, biological sciences
    • David Nero, physics and astronomy
    • Kirill Kiselyov, biological sciences
    • Jean Schmidt, biological sciences
    • Abby Bogdan, physics-Seton Hill University
    • Debra Artim, neuroscience
    • Joe Grabowski, chemistry
    • Chandralekha Singh, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Emily Marshman, dB-SERC, physics and astronomy
    • Christof Keebaugh, physics and astronomy
    • Jim Mueller, physics and astronomy

January 17, 2017: How the Summer Institute on Undergraduate STEM Education informs instruction in introductory biology courses at Pitt

  • Discussion leader: Zuzana Swigonova, biological sciences
  • http://dbserc.pitt.edu/sites/default/files/Swigonova_dB-SERC_January17.2017.pdfPresentation
  • Discussion participants
    • Lisa Limeri, biological sciences
    • Jean Schmidt, biological sciences
    • Eric Kuo, LRDC
    • Kim Payne, biological sciences
    • Yasemin Kalender, physics and astronomy
    • Barbara Kucinski, psychology
    • Christof Keebaugh, physics and astronomy
    • Jessica Wandelt, biological sciences
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