Supported Site Chicago State University: Publications & Talks

Publications

  • A Collaboration Between University and High School in Preparing Physics Teachers: Chicago State University's Teacher Immersion Institute

    Mel S. Sabella1, Andrea G. Van Duzor1, Jennie Passehl2, and Kara Weisenburger3

    1 Chicago State University, Chicago, IL
    2 Perspectives High School of Technology, Chicago, IL
    3 Harper High School, Chicago, IL

    Physics Teacher Magazine.
    The Physics Teacher -- May 2012 -- Volume 50, Issue 5, pp. 296
    10.1119/1.3703548
    Published
    PhysTEC Support Acknowledged
    Peer Reviewed

  • The Teacher Immersion Course Model: A Reform-Oriented Early Teaching Experience that Capitalizes on Collaborations Between High Schools and Universities

    Mel S. Sabella1, Amy D. Robertson2, Andrea Gay Van Duzor1

    1 Chicago State University, Chicago, IL
    2 Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

    Effective Practices in Preservice Physics Teacher Education book
    Accepted, in press
    PhysTEC Support Acknowledged
    Peer Reviewed

Presentations and Workshops

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    • Presentations related to the PhysTEC Project:
      • Sabella, M., and Van Duzor, A., Emphasizing the professional nature of teaching: The CSU Noyce and PhysTEC Projects, 2011 American Association of Physics Teachers Winter Meeting, Jacksonville, FL.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Sabella, M., and Van Duzor, A., Implementing the PhysTEC Program at an Urban Comprehensive University, 2011 PhysTEC Conference, Austin, TX.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Sabella, M., Creating a Sustainable Physics Pedagogy Course, 2011 PhysTEC Conference, Austin, TX (co-presenter with Alice Churukian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Laura Henriques, California State University, Long Beach; Laurie McNeil, University of North Carolina).
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Moore, A. and Passhel, J., The PhysTEC program, Spring 2011 Illinois State Physics Project Meeting, Chicago, IL.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Passhel, J., Weisenberger, K., Sabella, M., Van Duzor, A., A Collaboration Between University and High School in Preparing Physics Teachers: Chicago State University's Teaching Immersion Institute ; Department of Chemistry and Physics; presented at the 2012 Spring Chicago Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers meeting, Harvey, IL.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Van Duzor, A., Student support structures in STEM: Examples from the Chicago Community, 2012 Spring Chicago Symposium Series Excellence in Teaching Mathematics and Science: Research and Practice. Evanston, IL.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Sabella, M. and Van Duzor, A., Aiding preservice teachers in determining what math and science content is appropriate for their future students, 2012 Winter American Association of Physics Teachers meeting, Ontario CA.
        (invited, federal support acknowledged)
      • Moore, E., Jemison, K., Sabella, M. and Van Duzor, A., The role of student culture in the science classroom; 2012 Winter AAPT meeting, Ontario CA.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Sabella, M., The Cultural Toolkit of Physics Students on the Southside of Chicago; Florida International University in April 2012. Miami, Fl.
        (invited, federal support acknowledged)
      • Sabella, M., Van Duzor, A.G., Passehl, J. and K. Weisneburger, The role of community and professionalism in the preparation of physics teachers for the urban learning environment, presented at the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) Summer Conference, Philadelphia, PA July 28-August 1, 2012.
        (invited, federal support acknowledged)
      • Van Duzor, A. and Sabella, M., Science Education Internships for the Professional Development of Noyce Scholars at Chicago State University: Affordances and Constraints, Physics Education Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Sabella, M., and Van Duzor, A., Cultural Toolkits in the Urban Physics Learning Community, Physics Education Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.
        (invited, federal support acknowledged)
      • Sabella, M. The Influence of Student Culture on Instructional Reform in Physics: An Example from Chicago State University, October 19, 2012, Physics Education Research Seminar at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
        (invited, federal support acknowledged)
      • Williams, T., Tyler M., Van Duzor, A., Sabella, M., Improving Science Teacher Preparation through the APS PhysTEC and NSF Noyce Programs , March 2013, American Physical Society March Meeting and PhysTEC Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Passhel, J., Weisenberger, K., Sabella, M., Van Duzor, A., The High School Teacher's role in the preparation of future teachers: Exploring an Immersion Model, PhysTEC Conference, March 2013, Baltimore, MD.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged) 
      • Escuadro, E., Millan, J., Oladipo, J., Zoller, D., Sabella, M., Fostering Collaboration between the Two Year College and the University: An example from Chicago, PhysTEC Conference, March 2013, Baltimore, MD.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged) 
      • Sabella, M., and Van Duzor, A. Involving Multiple Communities in the Preparation of Future Science Teachers, , Physics Education Research Conference, Summer Meeting 7/13, Portland, OR.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Sabella, M., Reflecting on the experiences of Learning Assistants in an Evolving, Collaborative, Teacher Preparation Effort., American Association of Physics Teachers Summer Meeting, 7/13, Portland, OR.
        (invited, federal support acknowledged)
      • Sabella, M., The Influence of Student Culture on Physics Learning Environments, Nov. 2013, PER Seminar at Illinois State University, Normal, Il
        (invited, federal support acknowledged)
      • Wiesenberger, K., Mentoring High School Teachers from a High School Teacher's Perspective, Jan. 2014, American Association of Physics Teachers, Orlando, FL.
        (invited, federal support acknowledged)
      • Goode, R., Ofodile, K., Sanders, T., Taylor, N., Van Duzor, A., Sabella, M., Reflections on Early Physics Teaching Experiences in the CSU Teacher Immersion Course, PhysTEC Conference, 5/14, Austin, TX.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)
      • Van Duzor, A. and Sabella, M., Supporting Collaboration between Two Year Colleges and Universities through a Learning Assistant Program, PhysTEC Conference, 5/14, Austin, TX
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged) 
      • Sabella, M., Developing a Physics Learning Assistant Program to align with specific needs, resources and goals in the Urban Environment, PER Seminar at Purdue University, 5/14, West Lafayette, IN.
        (invited, federal support acknowledged)
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    • Workshops related to the PhysTEC Project:
      • Robertson (SPU), Wiesenberger, Passehl, Sabella, Van Duzor; Immersing science students in the teaching process: The importance of multiple communities, PhysTEC Meeting, March 2013, Baltimore, MD.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged) 
      • Sabella, Van Duzor, Wiesenberger, Passehl, Excellence Symposium in Mathematics and Science, Chicago, IL 2013.
        (accepted, federal support acknowledged)

Speaker Series on Science Education

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    • Dr. Angela Kelly (Lehman College, CUNY) spoke on urban students' access to physics courses. 11/10
    • Dr. Rowhea Elmesky (Washington University in St. Louis) spoke on sociocultural perspectives on urban science education. 4/11
    • Dr. Eleanor Sayre (Wabash College) presented work on Physics Education Research and the use of oral exams. 3/11
    • Dr. Stamatis Vokos (Seattle Pacific University) and Dr. Melanie Cooper (Clemson University) spoke on Physics Teacher Preparation and Chemistry Education at the Excellence Symposium on Mathematics and Science Teaching, hosted at Chicago State University. 2011
    • Dr. Brian C. Baldwin from Kean University talked about using technology in the science education class, 4/17/12.
    • Dr. George Bodner from Purdue University talked about problem-solving in science, 11/3/12.
    • Dr. Laura Kost-Smith from Northwestern/U of Colorado talked about the gender gap in physics, 11/17/12.
    • Jeffrey Hawkins from the University of Maine talked about formative assessment in physics, 10/20/12.
    • Dr. Don Wink from University of Illinois - Chicago talked about reflection in learning and teaching, 11/12
    • Dr. Angela Calebrese Barton from Michigan State University talked about Identity and Learning in Afterschool Science Programs, 10/12.
    • Dr. Carol Baker, Director of Curriculum for Science and Music, District 218 and NGSS Writer talked about the Next Generation Science Standards, 2/13
    • Dr. Noah Finkelstein from the University of Colorado talked about STEM and the National Education Transformation, 4/13
    • Dr. Gay Stewart from the University of Arkansas and the American Association of Physics Teachers visited CSU to talk to faculty and students and presented her work at the Excellence Symposium on Mathematics and Science Teaching, hosted at Loyola University. 3/13
    • Angela Little, PhD. candidate from the University of California - Berkeley, presented a workshop on Proudness and the Growth Mindset to CSU secondary education students, 10/13
    • Dr. Warren Christenson from North Dakota State University talked about math/physics frame shifts in the context of matrix multiplication. 4/14
    • Dr. Joi Walker from Tallahassee Community College talked about argument driven inquiry in STEM education. 5/14