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2006 Publications, Conferences, & Workshops

Keynote Address by Weaver, G.C. (2006). Using the video game model to teach chemistry. ACS Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, Tucson, AZ.

Weaver, G. C., Boone, W. J., Russell, C. B., Wink, D. J., Lytle, F. E., Varma-Nelson, P., et al. (2006). CASPiE: A program to include research as part of the mainstream first and second year laboratory curriculum. 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Martinez-Hernandez, K., Danforth, D., Nattam, N., Robertson, P., & Weaver, G.C. (2006). Can video games contribute meaningfully to the chemistry curriculum? Poster presented at the 19th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, West Lafayette, IN.

Weaver, G.C., Danforth, D., Martinez-Hernandez, K., Morales, C.R., & Maicher, K. (2006). Development and testing of a chemistry-based video game. 19th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, West Lafayette, IN.

Weaver, G.C., Morales, C., Martinez-Hernandez, K., & Danforth, D. (2006). Developing a video game approach to reduce chemistry anxiety. 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Danforth, D., Elkin, E., Emberton, S., Martinez-Hernandez, K., Nattam, N., Pedela, R., et al. (2006). The design process of a chemistry video ame. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference, 11, 1-12.

Chinn, C. A., & Samarapungavan A. (2006, January). Learning to use scientific models: Multiple dimensions of conceptual change in Establishing a consensus agenda for K-12 science inquiry. (R.A. Duschl & R.E. Grandy, Eds.). Rotterndam, NL: Sense Publishers.

Carleton, L., Fitch, J., Krockover, G., Burgess, W., & Bayley, W. (2006, April). The effects of a standards-based integrated science instruction program (SISI) on middle level teachers' science teacher efficacy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, CA.

Matei, S. A., Madsen, L., Bertoline, G., Arns, L., Ren, M., & Davidson, A. (2006, June). The cognitive impact of location-aware information systems. Paper presented at The Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, Dresden, Germany.

Bryan, L., & Giordano, N. (2006, July 10-21). 2006 Summer Professional Development Workshop covering Carbon Nanotubes, Intermolecular Forces, Microscopy, Self-Assembly, Size and Scale. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Hartman, N.W., Connolly, P.E., Gilger, J.W., Bertoline, G.R., & Heisler, J. (2006, July 30-August 3). Virtual reality-based spatial skills assessment and its role in computer graphics education. Paper in proceedings presented at the ACM SIGGRAPH Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Witham, S., Krockover, G., Burgess, W., Bayley, W., Carleton, L., & Fitch, J. (2006, September). Forensic science workshop assists middle-level teachers to incorporate inquiry into their classroom. The Hoosier Science Teacher.

Hartman, N.W., & Connolly, P.E. (2006, November). Contemporary CAD tools and spatial abilities: The development of appropriate assessment techniques and educational activities. Paper in proceedings presented at the International PACE Forum Collaborative Visualization 2006, Darmstadt, Germany.

LSAMP Indiana and Midwest Crossroad AGEP Second Annual Joint Conference. (2006, November 3-4). National Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University.


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