Publications and talks

Published or submitted papers

Conference presentations

  • Marilu Dick-Perez, Cynthia J. Luxford, Theresa L. Windus and Thomas Holme (2014) Evaluating physical chemistry teaching methods using an original quantum chemistry concept inventory, Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE)

  • Chaffee CL, Mynhardt G, Colbert JT (2014) Teaching biodiversity positively influences both the cognitive and affective domains. Poster. SABER 2014: Minneapolis, MN.
  • Chaffee CL, Brigham J, Colbert JT, Herrera-Siklody, P, Mette M (2014) Converting the introductory labs in physics, chemistry and biology to the inquiry format. Submitted talk & panel discussion. Statewide Teaching and Learning Conference: Ankeny, IA.
  • Flory, D.M. (2014), It Takes A Village to Make a Scientist, 2014 Statewide Teaching and Learning Conference, Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny, IA.

  • Powell-Coffman, JA, C Ogilvie, C Coffman, E Elliott and D Bassham. (2013). A model for emergent change at Iowa State University: Key roles for faculty learning communities and post-doctoral teaching fellows. Vision and Change Conference, Washington, DC, USA.

  • Elliott, E. R. et al. (2013; poster). Faculty Learning Communities as a Mechanism for Change; Integrating Student-centered Learning into a Large Introductory Biology Course. Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER), 16 (poster).

  • Ihrig, L.M; Slade, M.C.; Clough, M.P.; Ogilvie, C.A. (2013; poster) Modifying Postsecondary Laboratory Courses to More Accurately Reflect the Nature of Science, Confront Students’ Nature of Science Misconceptions, and Retain STEM Majors. 2013 NARST Annual International Conference, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

  • Linenberger, K. J., Slade, M. C., Addis, E., Elliott, E. R., Mynhardt, G., Raker, J. R. (2013; poster). Training the foot soldiers of inquiry: Development and evaluation of a graduate teaching assistant learning community. Gordon Research Conference: Chemistry Education Research & Practice, Salve Regina University, RI.

  • Ogivie, CA (2013), Keynote Address: Council on Agricultural Research, Extension, and Training (CARET) from 12 North Central Land Grant Universities:  Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri. It Takes a Village to Raise a Scientist

  • Slade, M. C., Pohl, N. L., Raker, J. R., Kobilka, B., Stanley, L. M. (2013). Live and let dye: A simulated research experience for the organic teaching laboratory in which a novel fluorous dye molecule is targeted. 246th ACS National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

  • Addis, E. and Powell-Coffman, J. A.(2013; poster). A Biology Faculty Learning Community: Collaborative solutions towards student engagement. Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER), Minneapolis, MN.

  • Cervato, C., Ogilvie, CA (2012) AACU Meeting: Next Generation STEM Learning, Workshop on It Takes a Village to Raise a Scientist

  • Coffman, C., Addis, E., and Reason, R. (2012; poster). Improving Student Learning and STEM Retention by Focusing on Engagement and Life-Long Learning Skills in Large Format Introductory Biology Courses. Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER), Minneapolis, MN.

  • Moss, E. and Cervato, C. (2012). Incorporating a research module into an introductory geology lab: successes and challenges. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 44, No. 7, 610.

  • Raker, J. R., Linenberger, K., Slade, M., & Pohl, N. (2012). “Thinking and working like a chemist:” Comprehensive assessment of a pseudo-research experience in a second-semester chemistry majors lab. 22nd Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, University Park, PA.

  • Slade, M., Linenberger, K., Raker, J. R., & Addis, E. A. (2012). Preparing STEM teaching assistants for project-based laboratory experiences: Reflections from four learning community facilitators. 22nd Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, University Park, PA.

  • Slade, M., Raker, J. R., Linenberger, K., Kobilka, B., & Pohl, N. (2012). Lost in SciFinder: Development and impact of a pseudo-research experience in a second-semester chemistry majors lab. 22nd Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, University Park, PA.

  • Moss, E., Cervato, C. and Ihrig, L. (2011; invited talk). Science literacy/nature of science gains in non-STEM undergraduates involved in research: look close and see! Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43, No. 5, p. 636 .