REESE at AERA 2010

The 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) will take place Friday April 30 through Tuesday May 4 in Denver, Colorado. The following schedule contains details of 2010 AERA sessions that include presentations on REESE projects and their findings, as well as presentations by NSF of potential interest to REESE PIs. For additional information on the 2010 AERA Annual Meeting please click here; to advise us of additional presentations highlighting REESE project work for inclusion on this list, please contact ARC Associate Director Kevin Brown (brown-kevin@norc.org). The list is also available as a PDF to download and print.

 Friday     Saturday     Sunday     Monday     Tuesday

Friday, April 30
 Noon – 2:00pm

College Student Learning in STEM
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 105

Understanding STEM Persistence: Memorizing, Digesting, and Personal Epistemology
Jennifer Cromley

A Closer Look at Undergraduate Physics Course Innovations: A Meta-Analysis of Their Impact on Student Learning
Heidi Iverson, Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo, Derek C. Briggs, Robert M. Talbot, Lorrie A. Shepard

 Noon – 1:30pm

The Complex Ecology of Teacher Education in Germany, Taiwan, and the United States
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 402

Methodological Challenges of Measuring General Pedagogy
Richard T. Houang, William H. Schmidt

 2:15-3:45pm

Issues in the Use of Research
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton / Grand Ballroom Section 2

Racial and ethnic categorization in large-scale secondary data analysis: How decisions can affect research conclusions
Wei-Bing Chen, David Grissmer, Anne Gregory

Keeping Underrepresented Scientists in the STEM Pipeline: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Pathways of Minorities and Women Into Postsecondary Science Careers
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 712

Understanding Academic Performance in Organic Chemistry: An Investigation Examining Underrepresented Groups
Kiruthiga Nandagopal, Richard J. Shavelson, Evan Szu, Enrique Lopez

Integrated Education and Science Outcomes
Roslyn Arlin Michelson

On-Track for STEM Careers: Access to Rigorous and Relevant STEM Coursework in Florida's High Schools
Kathryn M. Borman, Reginald Lee, Ashley Spalding, Becky Smerdon, and Will Tyson

Cultivating College Dreams: Institutional Culture and Social Pathways to Educational Attainment
Lara Perez-Felkner

Chair: Janice Earle

Discussant: Roosevelt Johnson

Promoting Reasoning: A Microgenetic Study of Middle School Students Learning Through Model-Based Inquiry
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 203

Activity Structures That Make Student Reasoning Visible
William J. Pluta

Teacher Practices That Support and Impede Growth in Reasoning
Clark A. Chinn

Scaffolding Effective Model-Based Reasoning
Luke Andrew Buckland

Teacher Practices That Encourage Motivation and Cognitive Engagement for Modeling Tasks
Toni Kempler Rogat, Shelly A. Witham

 4:05 - 5:35pm

College Faculty Work in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 105

Improving Undergraduate Science Instruction: Results of Multidisciplinary Synthesis of the Literature
Andrea L. Beach, Charles R. Henderson, Noah Finkelstein, Yuhfen Lin

Practice Knowledge Versus Literature-Based Knowledge of STEM Education Change Agents: Results of a National Delphi Process
Andrea L. Beach, Charles R. Henderson

Documenting and Measuring Opportunities To Learn Mathematics
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 108

Documenting and Measuring Opportunities to Learn in the Intended Curriculum of Mathematics Teacher Education
Maria Teresa Tatto, Kiril Bankov

Studies of Student Learning in Mathematics
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 109, 111, 113

Extension From Whole Numbers to Fractions
Raven McCrory

Saturday, May 1
 8:15 - 9:45am

Counseling Policies, Practices, and Processes
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3

Psychological Education for Women in Science and Engineering: Conceptual Underpinnings for a New Online Program
Bianca Bernstein

 8:15 - 10:15am

Graduate Student Learning and Development
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 107

The [mis]perceptions of graduate student research skills
Hurst, M., & Feldon, D. F.

Rethinking Identity: Situated Perspectives
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom

Children's Views of Child Involvement in Family Household Work in Two Communities Near Guadalajara, Mexico
Andrew Dee Coppens, Lucia Alcala, Rebeca Mejia Arauz, Barbara Rogoff

Studying Motivation and Learning Online: Prospects and Challenge
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 104

Initial Orientations, Interest, and Online Learning: What Students Do Is as Important as Why
Carol Sansone

 10:35 - 12:35pm

Motivation in Education
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center/Korbel Ballroom 3

Students’ Changing Views of Their Coursework Over Time
Stump, G., Husman, J., & Hilpert, J.

 12:25 - 1:55pm

Formative and Summative Classroom Assessments: Lessons Learned
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton / Grand Ballroom Section 2

Making Sense of Complexity: Assessing Classroom Instructional Environments Using Teacher Surveys
Jimmy Sebastian, Elaine Allensworth

 1:00 – 5:00pm

Writing a Competitive Proposal for the National Science Foundation's Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings: Strategies and Tips for Novices and Seasoned Researchers
BUILDING/ROOM: Hyatt Regency / Centennial Ballroom F

Director: Janice H. Earle (EHR, National Science Foundation)
Director: Kusum Singh (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Director: Sharon J. Lynch (The George Washington University)
Instructor: James Dietz (National Science Foundation)
Instructor: Ricardo Nemirovsky (San Diego State University)
Instructor: Barry J. Fishman (University of Michigan)

 2:15 - 3:15pm

Addressing the Challenge of Learning and Teaching Measurement: Curricular, Learning and Teaching Analyses
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 607

Assessing the Alignment of Written Curricula and State Standards for Length Measurement
John P. Smith III, Leslie Dietiker, Kuo-Liang Chang, Aaron Mosier, Funda Gonulates, Doug Clements, Mike Battista, Jeffrey Barrett, Craig Cullen, Wenyan Zhou

Hypothetical Learning Trajectory for Length in the Early Years
Clements, D., Sarama, J., and Barrett, J.

A Comparison of Representations of Units of Length: A Microgenetic Analysis
Cullen, C., Barrett, J., Sarama, J. and Clements, D.

A Longitudinal Analysis of Unit Iteration Concepts for Length, Area, and Volume (Grades 2–4)
Barrett, J., Cullen, C., Witkowski, C., Sarama, J., Clements, D, and Klanderman, D.

Exploring Graduate Education: Quality, Engagement, and Career Choices
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 103

Synergistic effects of teaching and research activities for graduate students
Feldon, D. F., & Stiegelmeyer, C.

Poster Session III
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3

What Predicts Learning with Web Resources? Relationships between Prior Knowledge, Approaches to Online Learning, and Learning Outcome
Kirsten Butcher, Tamara Sumner

 4:05 - 5:35pm

Do Learner Factors Predict Conceptual Learning with Simulations in Science?
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 102

Factors That Impact Student Engagement and Learning Behaviors in ILEs
Janice D. Gobert, Michael Sao Pedro, Nathan Krach, Juelaila Raziuddin

Integrating the Components of Doctoral Education
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 109, 111, 113

Measuring graduate students’ teaching and research skills through self-report: Descriptive findings and validity
Gilmore, J. & Feldon, D.

Signs of Learning: Semiotics in Education
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton Denver / Plaza Court 3

Examples of How Semiotics Can be Used to Teach Fractions to Prospective Elementary School Teachers
Raven McCrory

Understanding Mathematical Proficiency: New Insights From Cognitive Science
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 110

"Quick, How Many?" Fluency in “Subitizing” and “Groupitizing” Link to Arithmetic Skills
Bruce McCandliss, Cathy Yun, Minna M. Hannula, Jonathan Vital, Edward Hubbard

Focusing on Feedback Perception: Uptake of Quantitative Feedback in a Mathematics Simulation Environment
Kristen P. Blair, Daniel L. Schwartz

Sunday, May 2
 8:15 - 9:45am

Cognitive Strategies in Science Learning
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center/Room 602

Students' Use of Multiple Strategies for Spatial Thinking in Chemistry
Minjung Ryu, Mike Stieff

Poster Session: Exploring Students’ Academic Behavior and Motivation in the Social Context
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3

The Effect of Sex and Race on STEM Majors’ Level of Stereotype Threat and Course Grades
Jennifer Cromley

 10:35 – 12:05pm

Methodological Challenges and Findings in a Cross-National Study of Mathematics Teacher Preparation
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 108

Measurement of the Opportunities That Teacher Education Students Have to Acquire the Mathematics Knowledge and Pedagogy Required To Teach in Programs of Teacher Education
Maria Teresa Tatto, Kiril Bankov, Michael C. Rodriguez

Educational and Scientific Importance of Study
Maria Teresa Tatto, John R. Schwille, Lawrence C. Ingvarson

Research Support and Federal Funding Opportunities at IES, NSF, and NIH - What You Should Know
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 4 F

Chair: Deborah L. Vandell (University of California - Irvine)
Participant: Allen Ruby (Institute of Education Sciences)
Participant: Janice H. Earle (EHR, National Science Foundation)
Participant: Soo-Siang Lim (SBE, National Science Foundation)
Participant: James A. Griffin (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)

Learning and Development of New Practices of Spatial Thinking
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton / Plaza Court 2

Comparative Analyses of Spatial Thinking in Diverse Professional Practices
Rogers P. Hall, Kevin M. Leander

Getting Into the Map: How the Public Learns to Take Place in Urban Planning
Katherine Headrick Taylor, Rogers P. Hall

Learning to See and to Show: From Mundane to Innovative Modeling in Physical Anthropology
Jasmine Y. Ma, Rogers P. Hall, Kevin M. Leander

Spatial Analysis and Modeling on the Fly
Nathan C. Phillips, Kevin M. Leander

Estimating Critical Values for Strength of Alignment Among Curriculum, Assessments, and Instruction
Building/Room: Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3

Poster: Gavin W. Fulmer (National Science Foundation)

 12:25 - 1:55pm

Teacher Turnover and Retention
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton Denver, Grand Ballroom, Section 2

The Causes and Costs of Turnover for Science and Other Teachers
Abigail Jurist Levy, Lois Joy, Pamela Ellis, Erica Jablonski, Tzur Karelitz

Issues in Assessment
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton / Governor's Square 16

An Approach for Developing and Evaluating Instructionally Sensitive Assessments
Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo, Min Li, Julie Rae Obrian, Deanna J. Sands, Tammy Quinn Tasker, Amy Nichole Subert, Shin-Ping Tsai

 2:15 - 3:45pm

Cognitive Factors in Research on Learning and Teaching Science
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3

Epistemic Criteria for Good Scientific Models
William J. Pluta, Clark A. Chinn, Ravit Golan Duncan

Student Learning in Mathematics and Design of Learning Tasks
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 708

Evaluation of a Developmental Progression for Length Measurement Using the Rasch Model
Doug Clements, Julie Sarama, and Jeffrey Barrett

Poster Session 9
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3

Cognitive Factors in Research on Learning and Teaching Science
William J. Pluta, Clark A. Chinn, Ravit Golan Duncan

 6:15 - 8:15pm

Informal Learning Environments Research SIG Business Meeting. Current Issues in Informal Learning
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton / Plaza Court 8

Participant: Larry E. Suter (National Science Foundation)

Monday, May 3
 8:15 - 9:45am

The Influence of the Academic Disciplines on Doctoral Education
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 703

Doing Chemistry in Changing Times: Mapping Trends and Tensions in U.S. Chemistry Graduate Education
Heidi G. Loshbaugh, Heather L. Thiry, Sandra Laursen

The Influence of Environmental Variables on Doctoral Students’ Perception of Teaching and Research Integration
Maher, M., Gilmore, J., Timmerman, B. & Stiegelmeyer, C.

Interest, Engagement, and Learning: Implications for STEM
BUILDING/ROOM: : Colorado Convention Center / Room 605

Interest, Engagement, and Learning Over Time: Making It Personal
Carol Sansone

Researching Curricular Effectiveness: Insights From a 3-Year Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Secondary-School Mathematics Curricula
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 205

Conceptualizing and Measuring "Fidelity of Implementation" of Secondary Mathematics Textbooks: Results of a 3-Year Study of Curriculum Implementation
Melissa D. McNaught, James E. Tarr, Ruthmae Sears

Identification of Student- and Teacher-Level Variables in Modeling Variation of Mathematics Achievement Data
James E. Tarr, Melissa D. McNaught, Oscar Chavez, Daniel James Ross, Douglas A. Grouws, Robert E. Reys, Rukiye Didem Taylan

 10:35 - 12:05pm

Curricula That Combine Features and Processes of Informal and Formal Contexts of Student Learning: Comparing the Envisioned, Realized, and Enacted Principles for the Design of Three Elementary Science
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton / Governor's Square 9

Implementing Added-Value Technology to Science Instruction Using Teachable Agents
Ilsa Marie Dohmen, Daniel L. Schwartz, Doris B. Chin, Britte Cheng

Exploring What We Know: Mathematics, Teachers' Knowledge, and Beliefs
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 605

Taiwanese and U.S. Prospective Elementary Teachers' Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching: An Exploratory Study
Raven McCrory

Fostering Communities of Argumentation in Science Classrooms
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 205

Epistemic Growth in Model-Based Argumentation
Luke Andrew Buckland, Clark A. Chinn, Ravit Golan Duncan

Leadership, Teaching, and Learning
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton / Governor's Square 14

Departmental Differences in Students' Perceptions of Instruction in Chicago High Schools
Valerie Lee, Shanta Robinson, Elaine Allensworth, Macarena Correa

Learning and Understanding of Mathematical Concepts and Teaching
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 201

Discourse and Knowing in Undergraduate Students' Learning of Proof
Maria L. Blanton, Despina A. Stylianou

Learning with Computers: Technology and Cognition
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 105

High School Students' Comprehension of Text and Diagrams: Testing a Model With Eye-Tracking Data
Jennifer Cromley

Technology Use in Science Education
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 3

Using an Engineering-Design-Based Lego Module for Teaching Sound to Third Graders
Ismail Marulcu, Michael Barnett

 12:25 - 1:55pm

Contextualizing Teacher Learning: Understanding Participation in Mathematics Professional Development in a Political Context
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 706

Professional Development and Study Context
Dan Battey

Effective Characteristics of Agents, Tutors, and Interactive Environments: Recent Advances
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 203

Teachable Agents Go to School: Benefits of an Educational Technology in a Real-World Learning Environment
Doris B. Chin, Ilsa M. Dohmen, & Daniel L. Schwartz

The Place of Education Research in a Science Agency: A Perspective From the National Science Foundation
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Korbel Ballroom 1 EF

Participant: Joan Ferrini-Mundy
Chair: Camilla P. Benbow
Discussant: Timothy L. Killeen
Discussant: Richard J. Shavelson

 2:15 - 3:45pm

Embodied and Enactive Approaches to Instruction: Implications and Innovation
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton Denver / Governor's Square 14

Commentary Paper
Robert Goldstone

Mathematics Professional Development: Teaching, Teachers, and Administrators
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 205

Making the Abstract Concrete in Mathematics Classes for Future Elementary Teachers
Raven McCrory

Understanding Small Group Leadership in Asynchronous Discussion Forums
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 102

Problem-Based Education: Research on Professional Development
Julia Gressick, Sharon Derry

 4:05 - 5:35pm

Project RISE Pilot Study: Methods in Longitudinal Studies of Youth in Informal STEM Education
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 205

Improving Student Interest Toward Science: Results From National Science Foundation ITEST Program
Carrie Parker

Tuesday, May 4
 8:15 - 9:45am

Implementing Best-Practice Methodology Given School Realities: Approaches From a Middle School Science Intervention Evaluation
BUILDING/ROOM: Sheraton Denver / Plaza D

Translational Science of Cognitive Science in Middle School Curricula
Jennifer Cromley

 10:35 - 12:05pm

Investigating Professional Instruction: Explorations, Misconceptions, and Perceptions
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 710

Playful Exploration to Improve Design
Barbara Tversky

 2:15 - 3:45pm

Learning With Visual Displays and Diagrams
BUILDING/ROOM: Colorado Convention Center / Room 102

Teaching Effective Use of Diagrammatic Reasoning in Biology
Jennifer Cromley