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Supported SiteSupported Site Towson University (Elementary): Publication & Talks

Publications

Sandifer, C., Lising, L., & Renwick, E. (2007). Towson’s PhysTEC course improvement project, Years 1 and 2: Results and lessons learned. 2007 Conference Proceedings of the Association for Science Teacher Education.

Lising, L., Sandifer, C., Tirocchi, L.,Craig, A., & Lottero-Perdue, P. (2007). Methods activities and other resources for fostering science inquiry teaching in elementary (K-8) methods courses and science-focused field experiences. . Instructor guide and resource materials for the Teaching Science in the Elementary School course at Towson University.

Lising, L., and Tirocchi, L. (2007), A “teacher-in-residence” experience as professional development in elementary science inquiry. 2007 Conference Proceedings of the Association for Science Teacher Education.

Sandifer, C., Lising, L., & Tirocchi, L. (2006). Our PhysTEC project: Collaborating with a classroom teacher to improve an elementary science practicum. 2006 Conference Proceedings of the Association for Science Teacher Education.

Talks and Workshops

Sandifer, C. (2007, March). Early teaching experiences. Workshop presented at the annual Preparation of Physics and Physical Science Teachers conference, Boulder, Colorado.

Sandifer, C., Craig, A., & Pine, C. (2007, March). Improving a science practicum course for elementary education majors. Poster presented at the annual Preparation of Physics and Physical Science Teachers conference, Boulder, Colorado.

Sandifer, C., Lising, L., & Renwick, E. (2007, January). Towson’s PhysTEC course improvement project, years 1 and 2: Results and lessons learned. Poster presented at the annual Association for Science Teacher Education conference, Clearwater, Florida.

Sandifer, C., Lising, L., & Renwick, B. (2006, March). Improving and assessing an elementary science field experience: Lessons learned. Invited workshop presented at the annual Preparation of Physics and Physical Science Teachers conference, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Sandifer, C., Lising, L., & Tirocchi, L. (2006, January). Our PhysTEC project: Collaborating with a classroom teacher to improve an elementary science practicum. Poster presented at the annual Association for Science Teacher Education conference, Portland, Oregon.

Lising, L. (2005, August). Goals and assessment in the PhysTEC project: Drawing from research and systematic self-assessment to promote inquiry-oriented teacher education. Poster presented at the annual Physics Education Research Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lising, L., & Tirocchi, L. (2005, March). PhysTEC at Towson University: Assessment development and results. Poster presented at the annual Physics Teacher Education Coalition conference in Muncie, Indiana.