CREATE Science Seminar Series: NARST Practice Presentations


Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm


252 Erickson, 620 Farm Ln, East Lansing, MI

This session will feature presentations by graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in advance of the NARST (National Association for Research in Science Teaching) 2014 Annual Conference. 

1:00 pm     Hannah Miller, PhD Student, Teacher Education 
 Learning Trajectories of Principle-Oriented Level 3 and Fact-Oriented Level 3 Science Learners 

1:30 pm     Li Ke, PhD Student, Teacher Education
 Examining Elementary Students' Attention to Mechanism as They Engage in Scientific Modeling across Content Areas

2:00 pm     Kristin Mayer, PhD Student, Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education (CITE)
Analysis of Students' Models of Electric Interactions and Atomic Structure

2:30 pm     Ibrahim Delen, PhD Student, Teacher Education
 Supporting Students’ Scientific Explanations: A Case Study Investigating the Synergy between Teacher’s Practices and Using Mobile Devices

3:00 pm     May Lee, PhD Student, Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education (CITE)
 Analyzing Fifth-Grade Students’ Engagement in Scientific Modeling: Changes in Students’ Epistemologies in Practice over Time

3:30 pm     Jane Lee, Post Doctoral Fellow, CREATE for STEM Institute
 How do teachers use computer-based material to support students’ in building models


Grad students and post-docs who have abstracts accepted for presentation at the upcoming NARST conference can reserve for 30-minute slots on a first-come first-serve basis by signing up below (15 minutes for presentation; 15 minutes for feedback discussion with faculty and peers).ONE SLOT IS AVAILABLE.  If you have any questions, message Renee Bayer,

Check back at this site as we update the presentation schedule as the slots are reserved.