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Reading Group

The STEM Education Reading Group brings together those from the OSU community interested in the scholarship and practice of STEM education, including researchers and practitioners. Each week we meet and discuss a reading and how it relates to our interests and perspectives. Please come join us!

Dates: See table below
Time: Monday, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location: 306 Gleeson Hall 

 

Fall 2016

Date Paper Authors Journal/Notes
Oct 3 PAGES 1099-1007   Rigor and Equity by Design: Locating a Set of Core Teaching Practices for the Science Education Community Windschitl & Barton Handbook of Research on Teaching, Fifth Ed. (AERA, 2016), Chapter 18
Oct 24 PAGES 1007-1116   Rigor and Equity by Design: Locating a Set of Core Teaching Practices for the Science Education Community
Nov 7 PAGES 1116-1130   Rigor and Equity by Design: Locating a Set of Core Teaching Practices for the Science Education Community
Nov 28 PAGES 1130-1146   Rigor and Equity by Design: Locating a Set of Core Teaching Practices for the Science Education Community

 

Spring 2016

Date Paper Authors Journal/Notes
Apr 11 Developing statistical modelers and thinkers in an introductory, tertiary-level statistics course Garfield et al. Mathematics Education 2012, 44, 883–898
Apr 25 Increasing Student Engagement in Learning Calculus Mary Pilgrim Math Colloquium Kidder 350
May 9 An exploratory study of informed engineering design behaviors associated with scientific explanations Purzer et al.
International Journal of STEM Education 2015 2, 9

 

Winter 2016

Date Paper Authors Journal/Notes
Jan 19 A Glimpse into How Students Solve Concept Problems in Rigid Body Dynamics Brianno Coller 2015 ASEE Paper
Jan 26 Beyond Good Teaching Larsen, Glover, Melhuish MAA National Study of College Calculus
Feb 9 Learning in Diversities of Structures of Social
Practice
Bell, Tzou, Bricker, Baines Human Development 2012, 55, 269–284
Feb 23 Coding Classroom Interactions for Collective and
Individual Engagement
Ryu & Lombardi Educational Psychologist, 2015, 50(1), 70-83
Mar 8 Design Heuristics in Engineering Concept Generation Daly et al. Journal of Engineering Education 101(4), 601-629

 

Fall 2015

Date Paper Authors Journal/Notes
Oct 15 Defining Conceptual Understanding in General Chemistry Holme, T. A., Luxford, C. J., Brandriet, A. Journal of Chemical Education 92(9), 1477-1483 (2015)
Oct 22 Mathematical Competence and Status: What "Being Smart" Means Horn, I. S. Strength in numbers: Collaborative learning in secondary mathematics (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2011), Chapter 3
Nov 5 A physics department’s role in preparing physics teachers: The Colorado learning assistant model Otero, V., Pollock, S., & Finkelstein, N. American Journal of Physics 78(11), 1218-1224 (2010)
Nov 19 Changing concepts in activity: Descriptive and design studies of consequential learning in conceptual practices Hall, R., & Jurow, A. S. Educational Psychologist 50(3), 173-18 (2015)

 

Winter 2014

Date Paper Authors Journal/Notes
Jan 14 Measuring STEM Teaching Practices Henderson and George AAAS Report 17-19 December 2012
Jan 21 No Seminar
Jan 28 Culture of Disengagement Erin Cech Science, Technology, & Human Values 39, 42-72 (2014)
Feb 4 External Knowledge Representations in Assessment Design Mislevy et al. The Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment (2010)
Feb 11 Common Guidelines for Education Research and Development Earle, Maynard, and Neild IES Report
Feb 18 Boeing Paper from LIFE O'Mahoney et al. The Journal of the Learning Sciences 21, 182-206 (2012)
Feb 25 Learning for a Reason: Supporting Forms of Engagement... Gresalfi and Barab Theory Into Practice 50, 300-310 (2011)
Mar 4 No Seminar
Mar 11 Educational Researcher Quality Research Opinions Wieman, Rudolph, Gutierrez and Penuel Educational Researcher 43, 12-24 (2014)

 

Fall 2013

Date Paper Authors Journal/Notes
Oct 16 Multiple Perspectives on Engaging Future Engineers Adams et al. Journal of Engineering Education 100(1), 48-88 (2011)
Oct 23 Understanding Power pp. 231 - 251 Chomsky Footnotes: http://www.understandingpower.com/
Oct 30 Educational Practice and Educational Research in Engineering: ... Felder and Hadgraft Journal of Engineering Education 102(3), 339 - 345 (2013)
Nov 6 From the Court to the Classroom:Opportunities for Engagement,Learning, and Identity ... Nasir and Hand Journal of the Learning Sciences 17, 143-179 (2008)
Nov 13 No Seminar
Nov 20 No Seminar
Nov 27 Transforming Undergraduate Education in Engineering Phase 1 NSF/ASEE AIChE Plenary Presentation
Dec 4 Team Effectiveness Theory ... A Research Review Borrego et al. Journal of Engineering Education 102(4), 472 - 512 (2013)