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Monday, July 9th

Monday, July 9th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Battelle South/Convention Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Teaching Section Poster Session
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P001July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterThe effectiveness of the construction of electronic lab notebooks using photomicroscopy capabilities in introductory biology on student learning of biodiversity
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Poster: Teaching SectionDavis, Sandra.photomicroscopy
inquiry-based learning
electronic lab notebook
P002July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterPathways to Research in the Biological Sciences: A Course Facilitating Early Engagement in Faculty Mentored Research
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Poster: Teaching SectionMonfils, Anna; Linton, Deborah; Damer, Cynthia.education
Mentoring
P003July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterImaging Plant Growth: A tool to enhance student learning in plant physiology at all levels
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Poster: Teaching SectionHarrison-Pitaniello, Marcia.tropism
imaging
physiology
outreach
P004July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterResearch in the classroom: Cloning and sequencing the GAPDH gene as a tool in the Plant Molecular Biology classroom.
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Poster: Teaching SectionRawlings, Daniel J.; Hill, Peter; Gutierrez, Benjamin; Martinez , Juan; Abreu, Shawn; Kopp, Olga.teaching
Biology instruction
Molecular biology
GAPDH gene
P005July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterAnalysis of the effect of different wavelengths of light in the growth of Fremyella diplosiphon
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Poster: Teaching SectionCook, Craig; Told, Josh; Kopp, Olga.Fremyella diplosiphon
Cyanobacteria
Chromatic adaptation
Pigment analysis
P006July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterThe cyanobacteria Fremyella diplosiphon as a versatile teaching and learning tool in the undergraduate laboratory
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Poster: Teaching SectionJenson, W.Tyler; Ramirez, Mark; Kopp, Olga.Fremyella diplosiphon
Cyanobacteria
Biology instruction
Pigment analysis
Chromatic adaptation
P007July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterMathematical Modeling of Photosynthesis as a Teaching Tool
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Poster: Teaching SectionBrinker, Daniel; Chastain, Daryl; Choinski, John.photosynthesis
computer modeling
P008July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterHormonal regulation of hypocotyl and cell growth in lettuce (Lactuca sativa) seedlings: a new research project for undergraduate plant physiology students
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Poster: Teaching SectionLiaghat, Soroush; Mehroke, Jarnail; Singh, Santokh.Cell growth
Hypocotyl
Lettuce
Plant hormone
P009July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterDevelopment of a new Research Project on Environmental Plant Physiology and Sustainability for Biology Undergraduate Students
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Poster: Teaching SectionSekhon, Harleen; Dunsford, Teale; Cheng, Joy; Mehroke, Jarnail; Singh, Santokh.Deciduous
Evergreen
photosynthesis
Sustainability
Transpiration
P010July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterA New Laboratory Research Project in Floral Biology for Undergraduate Plant Physiology Students
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Poster: Teaching SectionSharma, Rosy; Mehroke, Jarnail; Singh, Santokh.Lily
Longevity
Plant hormone
Senescence
P011July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterFoRC: Flora of Rutgers Campus as an educational research project
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Poster: Teaching SectionSpitz, Lauren; Zambell, Christopher B.; Sweeney, Patrick W.; Struwe, Lena.flora
campus
Rutgers
Botany Education
P012July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterTeaching Plant diversity using Tree-Thinking
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Poster: Teaching SectionCooper, Joshua; Gibson, J. Phil.Tree-thinking
pedagogy
phylogeny
plant evolution
P013July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterHigh School PlantingScience Projects
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Poster: Teaching SectionButterworth, Kara; Hemingway, Claire.PlantingScience
P014July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterUsing webpages as a tool for teaching plant taxonomy in a laboratory
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Poster: Teaching SectionEndara, Lorena; Neubig, Kurt; Majure, Lucas; Stull, Gregory; Judd, Walter.undergraduate
Botany Education
plant systematics 
webpage
P015July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterBottle Biology: Making Cranberry Cutting Tubbe Necklacesť
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Poster: Teaching SectionTrumble, Helen; Bryan, Tom; Gustin, Emily; Fajardo, Diego; Steffan, Shawn; Harbut, Rebecca; Williams, Paul; Zalapa, Juan.American cranberry
outreach
Vaccinium
P016July 9th 5:30 pmBattelle South/Convention CenterEnvironmental Attitudes: Does an Introductory Biology Course have any Effect?
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Poster: Teaching SectionSnyder, Luke; Bowsher, Alan; Lemons, Paula.environmental attitudes
Science Education
general education courses

Tuesday, July 10th

Tuesday, July 10th, 8:55 am to 12:00 pm · Delaware A/Hyatt
Session 27: Contributed Papers: Teaching Section I
Presiding: Carina Anttila Suarez, ; Stokes Baker, University of Detroit Mercy
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July 10th 8:55 amDelaware A/HyattIntroduction
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27002July 10th 9:00 amDelaware A/HyattIncreasing Student Motivation and Engagement in Science
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Oral PaperScogin, Stephen.inquiry-based learning
motivation
engagement
education
Science Education
technology
self-determination
Mentoring
27003July 10th 9:15 amDelaware A/HyattIncorporating Undergraduate Biology Majors into Botanical Outreach in Elementary Schools
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Oral PaperClevinger, Jennifer.Botany Education
outreach
investigative activities
Undergraduates
27004July 10th 9:30 amDelaware A/HyattGetting students involved in biostatistics through projects: allowing students to build on their knowledge.
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Oral PaperVasseur, Liette.statistics
constructivism
undergraduate
projects
27005July 10th 9:45 amDelaware A/HyattLights, Camera, Acting Transport! Participation in Activity Improves Student Understanding and Retention of the Key Concepts of Membrane Transport
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Oral PaperGnagy, Susanne.active learning
pre-test/post-test
retention
July 10th 10:00 amDelaware A/HyattBreak
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27007July 10th 10:30 amDelaware A/HyattDo Undergraduates Stereotype Me? Undergraduate Student Ratings of Faculty Versus Graduate Teaching Assistants
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Oral PaperKendall , Katharina Denise; Schussler, Elisabeth E..Undergraduates
Effective Instruction
Graduate Teaching Assistants
Faculty Members
27008July 10th 10:45 amDelaware A/HyattStudents' online inquiry engagement in PlantingScience: Examples from exemplary middle and high school students' experiences.
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Oral PaperPeterson , Cheryl Ann; Stuessy, Carol.PlantingScience
Assessment
inquiry-based learning
mentoring
teaching
online
inquiry
27009July 10th 11:00 amDelaware A/HyattIntegrating mathematics, computer skills, and writing with a simple phenotypic plasticity investigation
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Oral PaperBaker, Stokes; Selby, Karen.Quercus rubra
Phenotypic plasticity
inquiry-based learning
Writing
ImageJ
Statistics
27010July 10th 11:15 amDelaware A/HyattThe Educational Value of an Urban Tree Flora: Wayside Trees of Tropical Florida
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Oral PaperLee, David; Kirchoff, Bruce; West, Stacy.Trees
flora
urban
tropical
27011July 10th 11:30 amDelaware A/HyattThe Nature of PlantingScience: First Hand Information from the Student-Scientist Dialogs
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Oral PaperOzturk, Gokhan.inquiry-based learning
Science Education
Mentoring
nature of science
technology
Tuesday, July 10th, 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm · Delaware A/Hyatt
Session 39: Contributed Papers: Teaching Section II
Presiding: Carina Anttila Suarez, ; Stokes Baker, University of Detroit Mercy
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39001July 10th 1:30 pmDelaware A/HyattTraining the next generation of biodiversity scientists to write and analyze data at George Mason University, botany included!
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Oral PaperWeeks, Andrea.Writing
data analysis
statistical tests
discussion
metacognition
39002July 10th 1:45 pmDelaware A/HyattA written assignment to instill research skills into Plant Biology students
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Oral PaperGuinel, Frederique.research skills
writing assignment
form and function
communication
39003July 10th 2:00 pmDelaware A/HyattDendrogrammaceae: The Next Generation
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Oral PaperClark, Lynn; Holt, Brandon.Dendrogrammaceae
Phylogenetics
systematics teaching tool
39004July 10th 2:15 pmDelaware A/HyattBotany Boot Camp 2012: Teaching Teachers in South Georgia
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Oral PaperBush, Catherine; Jones, Leslie; Enderle, Patrick.AYP
Pedagogical Content Knowledge
Teacher Quality Grant
inquiry-based learning
39005July 10th 2:30 pmDelaware A/HyattIncreasing student involvement in botany through a service learning experience.
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Oral PaperHazelwood, Donna.Botany Education
service learning
July 10th 2:45 pmDelaware A/HyattBreak
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39007July 10th 3:15 pmDelaware A/HyattUsing student-designed visual guides to promote plant recognition
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Oral PaperPoulton, Jennifer.visual guide
visual key
image-based key
plant recognition
plant identification
tree identification
plant blindness
visual literacy
visual learning
39008July 10th 3:30 pmDelaware A/HyattDeveloping fluorescent microarrays for inquiry instruction
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Oral PaperBaker, Stokes; Selby, Karen.inquiry-based learning
ecology
microarrays
yeast
39009July 10th 3:45 pmDelaware A/HyattTaking biodiversity to school
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Oral PaperCrisci, Jorge V.; Katinas, Liliana; McInerney, Joseph D..Systematics
Educational goals
Evolution
The need of a narrative
Curriculum standards
39010July 10th 4:00 pmDelaware A/HyattStudent Engagement and Assessment Tools (SEATs) for Large Section Botany Course
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Oral PaperNepal, Madhav; Wake, Carol.Normalized Learning Gains
Peer Learning
Student Feedback
Large Section Course
Student Assessment
July 10th 4:15 pmDelaware A/HyattDiscussion
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