2010 REESE PI Meeting Agenda

The 2010 REESE PI meeting took place March 11–12 at the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, just outside Washington, D.C. Many of the presentations are available in PDF format in the agenda below. Please click through the concurrent session titles to find the materials for these sessions. Video is also available for certain plenary sessions, including the keynote presentation by IES Director John Q. Easton. You will need Quicktime to view these videos, which can be downloaded here.

Agenda

 DAY 1: THURSDAY, MARCH 11  
8:00-8:50am   Registration & Continental Breakfast
   

Program officers will be available to meet with PIs on a drop-in basis in the PI Lounge

     
8:50-9:15am   Welcome and introductions  [Video]
      

Barbara Schneider, ARC and Michigan State University

David Ucko, NSF/DRL Division Director (Acting)

Janice Earle, NSF/DRL Cluster Coordinator

     
9:15-10:15am   Plenary  [Video]
   

Introduction:

Joan Ferrini‐Mundy, NSF/EHR Assistant Director (Acting)

Keynote:

John Q. Easton  (bio)
Director, Institute of Education Sciences (IES)

"Connecting Research, Policy and Practice: New Goals and Strategies at the Institute of Education Sciences"

     
10:30-12:30pm   Concurrent Sessions #1
   

Assessment in the Classroom: A Framework for Defining and Evaluating Validity
Lou DiBello and Jim Pellegrino, Co-Chairs

Cyberlearning in the 21st Century: Teaching and Student Assessment Implications
Jeremy Roschelle and Edys Quellmalz, Co-Chairs

Cognition and Learning in Science Education: The Case of Evolution
Sarah Brem, Chair

     
12:30-2:30pm   Poster set-up and lunch on your own
   

Program officers will be available to meet with PIs on a drop-in basis in the PI Lounge

ARC staff will be available for technical assistance consultations. Please contact ARC to schedule an appointment

     
2:30-4:30pm   Concurrent Sessions #2
   

Cognition and Learning in Mathematics Education
Robert Floden, Chair and Discussant

Social and Organizational Factors in STEM Motivation and Achievement: Revisiting the Opportunity to Learn Concept
Barbara Means, Chair

Interdisciplinary Research
Nancy Nersessian, Chair

     
4:30-6:30pm   Poster Session & Reception
     
 DAY 2:  FRIDAY, MARCH 12     
8:00-9:00am   Registration & Continental Breakfast
      

Program officers will be available to meet with PIs on a drop-in basis in the PI Lounge

9:00-11:00am   Concurrent Sessions #3
   

Innovations in Researching STEM Teaching and Learning: Measures, Methods, and Data Analysis
Jennifer Cromley, Chair

Visualization and Representation in STEM Learning
Arthur Olson, Chair

Communicating Findings to Stakeholders
Pamela Hines, Chair

     
11:00-11:15pm   Break
     
11:15-12:30pm   Plenary
   

Improving STEM Education Research

Barbara Schneider (Chair), ARC and Michigan State University  (bio)

Myron Gutmann, Assistant Director of NSF's Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences  (bio)   [PDF[Video]

Felice Levine, Executive Director of the American Educational Research Association  (bio)   [PDF [Video]

Steve Robinson, White House Domestic Policy Council  (bio[PDF]  [Video]

     
12:30-2:30pm   Poster Session & Buffet Lunch
   

Program officers will be available to meet with PIs on a drop-in basis in the PI Lounge

     
2:30-3:15pm   Plenary
   

EHR/DRL/REESE: Current and Future Directions

Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director (Acting) of NSF’s Directorate for Education & Human Resources (EHR)  (bio[PDF]

Janice Earle, Cluster Coordinator in NSF’s Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (EHR/DRL)  (bio[PDF]

Sarah-Kay McDonald, ARC and NORC at the University of Chicago  (bio[PDF]

     
3:15pm   Adjourn