2006 ASTE Conference Proceedings
Table of Contents


The Development of a Masters Degree in Science Education Based on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
April Dean Adams, Northeastern State University
Monica J. Macklin, Northeastern State University
Pamela G. Christol, Northeastern State University
 

GAME ON:GRADUATE SCIENCE EDUCATION STUDENTS CREATING ROLE PLAHYING VIDEO GAMES IN A 3-D VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT THROUGH SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE INSTRUCTION
Len Annetta, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
John C. Park, Ph.D.,
North Carolina State University
 

SEA OF CHANGE: THE SECONDARY SCIENCE STUDENT TEACHERíS TRANSITION FROM STUDENT TEACHER
Daniel J. Bergman, Iowa State University
 

EXPLORING REFLECTIVE JOURNAL WRITING IN SCIENCE METHODS COURSES THROUGH THE USE OF FOCUS QUESTIONING
Kathie M. Black, Ph.D.,
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, CA
 

WRITING IN AND WRITING TO LEARN SCIENCE IN SECONDARY METHODS COURSES
Kathie M. Black, Ph.D.,
University of Victoria
 

TEACHING AND ASSESSING THE NATURE OF SCIENCE:  THE USE OF CONCEPT MAPPING AND THE VNOS QUESTIONNAIRE
Emily J. Borda, Western Washington University
Donald J. Burgess, Western Washington University
Sarah I. Walker, Western Washington University
Jillian Bearden, Western Washington University
 

COLLABORATIVE ACTION RESEARCH ON BECOMING SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATORS
Brenda M. Capobianco, Purdue University
Tom McConnell, Purdue University
Michelle Priddy, Purdue University
Lauren Schellenberger, Purdue University
 

USING THE STEBI-B TO DETERMINE THE IMPACTS OF A STANDARDS-DRIVEN COURSE ON PRE-SERVICE STUDENTSí SENSE OF PERSONAL AND TEACHING EFFICACY IN SCIENCE EDUCATION
Pamela G. Christol, Northeastern
State University
April Dean Adams, Northeastern
State University
 

PROMOTING EFFECTIVE SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION AND SCIENCE TEACHING: A VISUAL FRAMEWORK FOR TEACHER DECISION-MAKING
Michael P. Clough, Iowa State University
Craig A Berg, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 

INTERPRETATION OF VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS BY DIFFERENTIALLY PREPARED LEARNERS
Michelle P. Cook,
North Carolina State University
Glenda Carter,
North Carolina State University
Eric N. Wiebe,
North Carolina State University
 

UNDERSTANDING A DEFINITION OF INQUIRY IN SCIENCE CLASSROOMS AS A PATH TO CHANGE IN TEACHING PRACTICES.
Susan K. Courson,
Clarion University of PA

ENCOURAGING COLLABORATIVE REFLECTION ABOUT CRITICAL ISSUES WITH SECONDARY SCIENCE TEACHERS
Robert Danielowich,
Northeastern Illinois University
 

SCIENCE TEACHER LEARNING THROUGH LEGITIMATE PARTICIPATION IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
Thomas Davidson, Amherst Pelham Regional High School
Allan Feldman, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Allyson Rogan-Klyve, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Kent Divoll, University of Massachusetts Amherst
 

REFINEMENT OF THE TSI INSTRUMENT FOR INQUIRY SCIENCE TEACHING AND THE ROLE OF SELF-EFFICACY IN EXPLAINING OUTCOME EXPECTANCY
Lori Dira Smolleck, Bucknell University
Edgar P. Yoder, Pennsylvania State University
 

LEARNING TO DO INQUIRY WITH ELEMENTARY CHILDREN
Connie Doyle,
Wichita State University
 

EXPLORING PRESERVICE ELEMENTARY TEACHERSí CRITIQUE AND ADAPTATION OF SCIENCE CURRICULUM MATERIALS IN RESPECT TO SOCIOSCIENTIFIC ISSUES
Cory T. Forbes, University of Michigan
Elizabeth A. Davis, University of Michigan
 

NATURALISTSí PERCEPTIONS OF TEACHING, SCIENCE, AND STUDENT DIVERSITY WITHIN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
Heather Harkins, University of Connecticut
John Settlage, University of Connecticut
 

THE EFFECTS OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE EDUCATION STANDARDS ON THE ATTITUDES TOWARD SCIENCE IN MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS
Carolyn A. Hayes,
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis
 

USING INTERNET BASED DATA VISUALIZATION TOOLS TO ACCESS AND INTERACT WITH AUTHENTIC ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Richard Huber, Curricular Studies,
University of North Carolina
 

A MULTI-SITE ANALYSIS OF TEACHERSí PRACTICES ON THE ďMOLE CONCEPTĒ FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
Justus Inyega, University of Georgia
Norman Thomson, University of Georgia
Malcolm B. Butler, University of Georgia
 

DISCOVERY BOXES: NURTURING SCIENTIFIC THINKING WITH NOVICE AND IN-SERVICE TEACHERS
Aaron D. Isabelle, The State University of New York at New Paltz


A STUDY OF SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS AS SECOND-CAREER SECONDARY TEACHING PROFESSIONALS
Carol C. Johnston, California State University Channel Islands
Jeanne M. Grier,California State University Channel Islands
 

SCIENCE EDUCATION AT THE CROSSROADS
Adam Johnston, Weber State University
John Settlage, University of Connecticut

LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF BEGINNING TEACHERS: EMERGING THEMES
Michele J Koomen,
Gustavus Adolphus College
Lynn Hartshorn,
University of Saint Thomas
Luther Qson
, College of St. Schloastica
Alice Guckin
, College of St. Scholastica
 

LEARNING STYLES OF TWO CULTURES
Huban Kutay, The
Ohio State University, College of Education, The School of Teaching and Learning, Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
 

THREE SOUTHERN BIOLOGY TEACHERSí REALITIES WHEN TEACHING EVOLUTION
Peggy M. Kyzer, University of Alabama
M. Jenice Goldston,
University of Alabama
 

DATA-DRIVEN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS OF SCIENCE
Dr. Terry L. Lashley, Tennessee Technological University
Dr. Gary Skolits, The University of Tennessee
Dr. Claudia T. Melear, The University of Tennessee
Andrea Wentworth, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Diane Vaughn, Fentress County Schools, Tennessee
 

TIME TO LEARN: EXPLORING TEACHERSí LEARNING AS THEY REFINE THEIR PRACTICE TO INCLUDE TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY
Wendi Laurence,
Portland State University, Center for Science Education
Sybil Kelley,
Portland State University, Center for Learning and Teaching West
William Becker,
Portland State University, Center for Science Education
Steve Day,
Beaverton School District
Charlotte Marshall,
Portland State University, Center for Science Education
 

THE DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATIN OF A TWO-TIERED INSTRUMENT TO IDENTIFY ALTERNATIVE CONCEPTIONS IN EARTH SCIENCE
Katherine Mangione Leslie, University of Arkansas
Jean E. Dockers, University of Arkansas
Michael J. Wavering, University of Arkansas
 

Access or Training? Why Arenít Science Teachers Using Technology More?
Joan Lindgren, Florida Atlantic University
Robert E. Bleicher,
California State University Channel Islands
 

ADDRESSING THE NATURE OF SCIENCE IN AN INTRODUCTORY BOTANY LABORATORY COURSE
Monica J. Macklin, Northeastern
State University
April Dean Adams, Northeastern
State University
 

THE FLOW LAB: A SIMPLE ACTIVITY FOR GENERATING NOS PRINCIPLES
Daniel Z. Meyer, Illinois Institute of Technology
Leanne M. Avery, State University of New York College at Oneonta
 

RECOGNIZING THE CONCEPTUAL CAPITAL OF THE ACADEMICALLY DIVERSE LEARNER IN THE SCIENCE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Dr.
Richard E. Shope III, Director, World Space Foundation, Education Division

Development and Validation of the Beliefs about Reformed Science Teaching and Learning (BARSTL) Questionnaire
Victor Sampson,
Arizona State University
Aimee
Benton, Arizona State University
 

OUR PHYSTEC PROJECT: COLLABORATING WITH A RESIDENT TEACHER TO IMPROVE AN ELEMENTARY SCIENCE FIELD EXPERIENCE
Cody Sandifer,
Towson University
Laura Lising,
Towson University
Lisa Tirocchi, Johnnycake Elementary
 

doctoral Studies as an Apprenticeship through Intent Participation
John Settlage, University of Connecticut
David M. Moss,
University of Connecticut
 

The ED3U SCIENCE MODEL: TEACHING SCIENCE FOR CONCEPTUAL CHANGE
Dr. Richard E. Shope
III, Director
World Space Foundation, Education Division
 

TEACHING STUDENTS TO THINK LIKE A SCIENTIST: THE SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY WHEEL GAME
Dr. Richard E. Shope
III, Director
World Space Foundation, Education Division
 

PATHWAY TO A COLLABORATIVE NETWORK
Patricia R. Simpson,
St. Cloud State University
George Davis, Minnesota State University Moorhead
Thomas Tommet,
University of St. Thomas
 

RESEARCH ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AN INQUIRY-BASED BIOLOGY TEACHING METHODS COURSE
Rosemary J. Smith, Ph.D.,
Idaho State University, Pocatello
Sharolyn J. Belzer, Ph.D.,
Idaho State University, Pocatello
 

An Investigation of the Organizational Impact of Computer Technology in Classrooms: A Community of Practice Approach
Karthigeyan Subramaniam,
Penn State Harrisburg
 

GOWINíS KNOWLEDGE VEE: USING TO IMPROVE PRESERVICE TEACHERS ABILITY FOR CONDUCTING AND DIRECTING SCIENCE INVESTIGATIONS
Piyush Swami,
University of Cincinnati
Robert Shields,
University of Akron


SECONDARY HIGH SCHOOL CHEMISTRY TEACHERS' PERSPECTIVES ON THE DIFFICULTIES OF TEACHING ATOMIC STRUCTURE AND THE PERIODIC TABLE: VIEWS FROM THAILAND AND KENYA
Panwilai Chomchid, Kasetsart University
Justus Inyega, Kenya Science Teachers College
Norman Thomson, University of Georgia
 

THE TRN PROFILE MATRIX: AN ACCESSIBLE DATASET ON BEGINNING MATH AND SCIENCE TEACHERS
Alison Wallace, Minnesota State University Moorhead
Tim Harms, Minnesota State University Moorhead
Bob McClure, Saint Olaf College
Melanie Reap, Winona State University
Teresa Shume, Minnesota State University Moorhead