Theme: Research for Undergrads

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Research for Undergrads.

A Coordinated Experiential Learning Program to Broaden Participation by Enhancing Self-Efficacy, geoSTEM Identity, and Career Awareness ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:00pm Tate 105

Meagen Pollock, College of Wooster
Greg Wiles, College of Wooster
Missy Schen, College of Wooster

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To broaden participation in the geosciences, we developed a coordinated program of summer internships and experiential learning courses that implement evidence-based strategies for increasing students' ...
STEMSEAS: Case studies of Student Impact ORAL SESSION
Monday 3:15pm Tate 105

Sharon Cooper, Columbia University in the City of New York
Jon Lewis, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

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The Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Student Experiences Aboard Ships (STEMSEAS) Project leverages unused capacity during non-operational transits of ships in the U.S. academic fleet to provide ...
SLATES: SERVICE-LEARNING FOR TWO-YEAR AND FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE STUDENTS IN THE EL PASO, TEXAS REGION (2017-2021) POSTER SESSION
Richard Langford, University of Texas at El Paso
Diane Doser, University of Texas at El Paso
Joshua Villalobos, El Paso Community College
Rob Rohrbaugh, El Paso Community College

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The SLATES (Service Learning Activities Targeting the Earth Sciences) program is focused on expanding service learning opportunities for undergraduates at the Hispanic serving University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) ...
Supporting secondary students' understanding of Earth's climate system and global climate change using Easy Global Climate Modeling POSTER SESSION
Amanda Olsen, The University of Texas at Arlington
Silvia Jessica Mostacedo Marasovic, The University of Texas at Arlington
Cory Forbes, The University of Texas at Arlington

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Science classrooms are uniquely positioned for teaching and learning about Earth's climate system and Global Climate Change (GCC), as well as how both are studied scientifically, particularly using ...
The Food-Energy-Water Nexus: Using Hydroviz to Support Undergraduate Students' Learning about Complex Socio-Hydrologic Issues POSTER SESSION
Silvia Jessica Mostacedo Marasovic, The University of Texas at Arlington
Holly White, University of Maine
Cory Forbes, The University of Texas at Arlington

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The Food-Energy-Water (FEW) Nexus is a framework that foregrounds food, energy, and water security, while responding to increasing human and natural pressures brought about by population growth and economic ...
Thriving Pathways and Elements for Emerging Learners and Researchers POSTER SESSION
Mercy Achang, University of Delaware
Eliot Atekwana, University of California-Davis
Estella Atekwana, University of California-Davis
Mileva Radonjic, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
eAtanga Mafor Magdalene

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Producing new knowledge and inventions is an exciting journey that every researcher embarks upon and invests their time and energy into. However, emerging researchers and learners often lack scientific inquiry ...
Undergraduate Research in the First Two Years AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Thursday 1:30pm-4:00pm Bruininks 131A

Kaatje van der Hoeven Kraft, Whatcom Community College
John McDaris, Carleton College

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Undergraduate research experiences can be deeply impactful for student learning of content and skills as well as for identity development. Early exposure to authentic research has been shown to improve recruitment, ...
Development of Socially and Ethically Articulate Science Identities in a Broader Impacts of Science Course ORAL SESSION
Thursday 2:00pm Tate B20

Adam Papendieck, The University of Texas at Austin
Flavio S. Azevedo, The University of Texas at Austin
Julia Clarke, The University of Texas at Austin

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Students in the geosciences and other sciences may have few opportunities in their academic curriculum to think systematically about the individual and social values that influence their disciplinary pursuits. ...
The EvaluateUR Methods: Improving learning outcomes, mentorship, and evaluation in independent undergraduate research, course-based research, and team competitions through metacognitive practice POSTER SESSION
Maureen Kahn, Carleton College
John Draeger, SUNY Buffalo State
Sean Fox, Carleton College
Jill Singer, SUNY Buffalo State
Daniel Weiler, SUNY Buffalo State
Jill Zande, Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center

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Metacognition is central to student learning, encouraging learners to be aware of what they are doing and why, and to use that awareness to make intentional adjustments to learn more effectively. Undergraduate ...