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Poster Session I - Poster Session II - Poster Session III

All poster sessions will be held in Exhibit Hall C.

Poster Session I

Wednesday, July 24, 4:45pm - Exhibit Hall C

First Author Poster P#
AlFiky, Mohammad Investigating Students' Difficulties in Calculus-Based EM Using MCQ Tests: Preliminary Study A52
Alesandrini, Anne T Types of explanations introductory students use to explain their answers to conceptual physics questions A68
Archibeque, Benjamin STEP UP: Analyzing Discussions of Underrepresentation A14
Arielle, Acacia Introductory Physics Students’ Insights for Improving Physics Culture A10
Barringer, Daniel First steps towards building curriculum around student interests in astronomy A24
Bauman, Lauren C. Students’ use of conceptual resources for understanding superposition A62
Bhansali, Aesha Piyush First year students' emotional engagement with Physics A48
Bott, Theodore Preliminary Analysis of Student-Identified Themes around Computation in High School Physics A5
Brunk, KC Student activist strategies for creating a welcoming physics culture A16
Bumler, Jacqueline N How do previous coding experiences influence undergraduate physics students? A1
Charpentier, Lucas G. G. Understanding student pathways in a physics degree with network analysis A40
Coon, Alexander Assessing Motivations to Engage In Responsible Conduct of Research A81
Corpuz, Aileen Students’ motivation in a student-centered learning environment A60
Cwik, Sonja Understanding motivational characteristics of students who repeat algebra-based introductory physics courses A69
Dalka, Robert Investigating the Mechanisms of Peer Review A36
Das, Kushal Learning About Teacher Recruitment and Retention from Our Math Department A83
Descamps, Ian A Critical Assessment of General Physics A41
El-Adawy, Shams Faculty as Learners and Educators: Interactions between Community of Practice, Individual Experience and Teaching Philosophy A33
Eriksson, Urban -Where are the stars? - A citizen science project on light pollution A19
Fadaei, Azita Seyed Comparing the Effects of Cook Book and Non-Cook Book Based Lab Activities A75
Faletic, Sergej Using Rutgers Scientific Ability Rubrics to Improve Student Learning and Reduce Instructor Workload A86
Fuller, Elizabeth S Polaris: Outreach Initiatives for Retention and Sustainability of Underrepresented Minorities and Women in a Competitive Climate A12
Fung, Anderson An Exploration of Students' Concept Images of Ordinary Differential Equations A87
Gambrell, Justin Identifying important research questions involving computation in physics A3
Garrido, Geoffrey How are students' online learning behavior related to their course outcomes in an introductory physics course? A50
Gokuldass, Priyadarshini Investigating Undergraduate Astronomy Students’ Ideas about Black Holes A53
Gray, Nickolas What do Students Know about Electromagnetic Wave Generation? A72
Guthrie, Matthew W Comparing student behavior in mastery and conventional style online physics homeworks A44
Güven, Jasmin What elements of a community help undergraduates gain confidence? A17
Her, Pachi Students' Understanding of Matrix Algebra and Eigentheory A88
Herring, Travis Evaluative sensemaking: frequency of student strategies and variance among instructors A47
Hewagallage, Dona Sachini Differences in the Predictive Power of Pretest Scores of Students Underrepresented in Physics A8
House, Lindsay Legacy of the Pale Blue Dot: Can introductory astronomy experiences impact self-concept and self-efficacy? A27
Izadi, Dena Identifying Success Markers: A Case Study of Informal Physics Efforts through Organizational Theory A26
Johnson, Kimme S. Students’ beliefs about the nature of experimental physics: Part one A58
Junker, Prof. Dr. Elmar Astronomy is the Trojan Horse for Teaching Physics Invisibly - Experiences from Star-gazing with both Students and the Public at a University Observat A20
Kamela, Martin Lost in Translation: Newtonian Mechanics with Tibetan Buddhist Monks A28
Kepple, Caitlin Students’ Sense of Belonging in Introductory Science Labs: Does GTA Training Matter? A78
Kimbrough, Abigail Teaching Gravitational Potential Energy: Student Interaction with Surface Manipulatives A63
Kizito, Ndihokubwayo Effectiveness of Teaching approaches meant to Enhance Active Learning of Optics in Physics subject in Rwandan Secondary Schools A46
Li, Yangqiuting Understanding motivational characteristics of students who repeat calculus-based introductory level physics courses A70
Logan, Savannah GFO Copy Write: Development of written materials for recruiting STEM teachers A82
Love, Joshua Effectiveness of Modified Fluid Flow Diagrams for Student with and without Prior Instruction A89
Macias, Vina Transferability and specialization: analyzing STEM students’ perspectives of problem-solving A67
Makwela, Tshiamiso Probing student engagement of distances in astronomy A29
Marsh, Daniel Students' Reasoning about the Inverse-square Law in Multiple Representations A57
May, Jason M Exploring Students’ Enactment of Data Analysis Practices in Interdisciplinary IPLS Laboratory Courses A73
McCauley, Austin Is it Teaching or is it Physics? A74
Mestas, Gabriel R. Framing the Pursuit of a Physics Degree as a Hero's Journey A34
Meyer, Aurora J Topic Clustering in PER Abstracts using Computational Linguistics A39
Moore, Daryl L. Growth Mindset and Agency in Learning Physics Innovation and Entrepreneurship A49
Moshfeghyeganeh, Saeed Muslim Women Physicists’ Career Choice; Investigating the Effect of Culture A11
Mullen, Claire Why it should be and not or: Physics and Music A31
Muller, Sarah Student Performance and Stress Level in Different Testing Environments A56
Myers, Carissa Quantifying the Linguistic Persistence of High and Low Performers in an Online Student Forum A79
Ochoa-Madrid, Egla Examining Students Views on Ethics and the Atomic Bomb A22
Oleynik, Daniel Scientific Practices in Minimally Working Programs A6
Ortiz, Nickolaus Physics Learning through Computing: An Analysis of Equity Patterns within Physics Teachers’ Classrooms A4
Park, Soojin E. Students’ beliefs about the nature of experimental physics: Part two A59
Pearson III, Richard L Faculty Perceptions of Teaching as a Profession development and validation interviews A32
Pina, Anthony Presentation of integrals in introductory physics textbooks A55
Poirier, Jacob Preventive and exploratory: two workplace problem-solving cultures A37
Profeta, Audrey Identifying Student Conceptual and Computational Resources in Setting Up Integral Expressions for the Electric Field of Continuous Charge Distribution A2
Quealy, Erin Rockets, Drones, and Electronic Payloads: Research Prep Curriculum Increases Interest in STEM Careers at Minority Serving Community Colleges A13
Quichocho, Xandria R Who does physics: Understanding the composition of a physicist through the lens of women of color and female LGBQ+ physicists. A18
Richardson, Connor Were they right? Replicating IRC-based analyses using FMCE data A71
Rispler, Caleb Understanding University Students’ Identity through Engagement in Informal Physics Programs A30
Rutberg, Joshua ISLE-Based Laboratory Reform at an Urban University A77
Sarriugarte, Paulo Students’ understanding on rigid body rotation A61
Schipull, Erin M. "Success Together": Physics Departmental Practices Supporting LGBQ+ Women and Women of Color A7
Scott, Keely STEP UP: The Impact of a Women in Physics Lesson on Students’ Figured Worlds A15
Sedberry, Stephanie J. Three factors that complicate self-efficacy research and affect whether self-efficacy interventions succeed or fail A80
Seese, Sydney Hidden Value: Investigating the Physics Demonstration as Aesthetic Experience A25
Sivitilli, Alexander Exploring Productive Modes of Engagement in the Planetarium A23
Smith-Joyner, Annalisa Graduate teaching assistant fidelity of implementation in introductory physics laboratories A76
Staveland, Owen Causal Statements Improve Concept Application A43
Sundstrom, Meagan Intellectual Humility: Mindsets and Behaviors of Introductory Physics Students A51
Tran, Khanh The Alma Project: Cultivating Cultural Capitals in Physics through Reflective Journaling A85
Valencia, Josilyn Studying the factors that impact the development of community of practice for educators A38
Villasenor, Armando Evaluating Gender and Racial Gaps on the Force Concept Inventory at A Minority Serving PUI (primary undergraduate institution) A9
Walsh, Kenneth C. Tracking students engagement with open educational resources and online homework A65
Waterson, Alyssa C. Highlighting Earlier Time-to-Degree from Preparation through Transfer Courses A35
Webster, Christopher Tracking the referent system to understand students’ math modeling processes A66
Weinlader, Nolan K. A new approach for uncovering student resources with multiple-choice questions A42
Wikowsky, Jacob Differences between Adapted Modeling Instruction and lecture in Introductory Mechanics A45
Williams, Stephanie Peer Support for instructors negotiating new pedagogical approaches with students A84
Willison, Julia Developing a Methodology for Determining the Landscape of Informal Physics Programs A21
Yang, Jie Multidimensional Item Response Theory and the Force and Motion Conceptual Evaluation A54
Zamarripa Roman, Brian Results from the People of Color Discussion Space at the 2017/2018 PERCs A90
Zimmerman, Charlotte Toward Understanding and Characterizing Expert Physics Covariational Reasoning A64

Poster Session II

Wednesday, July 24, 8:15pm - Exhibit Hall C

First Author Poster P#
Akinyemi, Abolaji Linking terms to physical significance as an evaluation strategy B70
Beatty, Ian D. Improving STEM self-efficacy with a scalable classroom intervention targeting growth mindset and success attribution B8
Bender, Lydia G. Faculty Perceptions of Three-Dimensional Learning B82
Bennett, Michael B. What Factors Influence Pedagogical Methods in Informal Learning Spaces? B21
Brewe, Eric Instructional fingerprinting: network analysis of Framework for Interactive Learning in Lectures (FILL) data B86
Bugge, Danielle Studying student attitudes and motivation in a first-year physics course B45
Burde, Jan-Philipp Evaluating and improving conceptual understanding of circuits in middle schools B64
Cao, Ying Emergent Explicit Group Regulation in Small Group Scientific Activities B29
Chang, Sheh Lit Applying text analysis to compare student explanations in PER B57
Chasteen, Stephanie Measuring faculty attitude change towards active learning within a professional development workshop B89
Chen, Zhongzhou Evaluating the effectiveness of two methods to improve students' problem solving performance after studying an online tutorial B65
Cheng, Hemeng STEP UP: Time Series Structure of High School Students’ Physics Identity Development Using Structural Equation Modeling. B15
Close, Hunter G. Meaning and Purpose in the Pursuit of Physics Teaching Careers B88
Commeford, Kelley Characterizing Active Learning Environments in Physics: Network Analysis using Exponential Random Graph Models B60
Daane, Abigail R. Physics is Objective – or is it? B12
Dancy, Melissa Survey of Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry Faculty B47
Doyle, Jacqueline Investigating students' mixtures of expert-like and incorrect knowledge of physical science B87
Duffy, Andrew AP Physics Results and their Implications for Diversity in Physics B2
Fiedler, Brett Coordinating epistemic frames in informal physics: Agency, support, and technology B20
Fracchiolla, Claudia Can we foster autonomy within Communities of Practice? B19
Goodhew, Lisa M. Investigating the impact of question style on the resources that students use in written responses: an example from mechanical pulse reflection B69
Gutmann, Brianne Supporting Math Skills in Mastery-Style Learning Exercises B46
Head, Thomas Blake STEP UP: Analyzing Student Perceptions of Physics Following a Career in Physics Lesson B14
Hechter, Richard P. The Giant, The Wintermaker, or The Hunter: Whose belt is it? (And why does that matter!?) B92
Henderson, Charles Feedback Requested: Understanding and Humanizing the Journal Review Process B66
Henderson, Rachel A Longitudinal Exploration of Students’ Beliefs about Experimental Physics B22
Hinrichs, Brant Changing The Notation That Represents A Force Changes How Students Say It B26
Hinrichs, Brant Do I belong here?: Understanding Participation and Non-participation in Whole-Class “Board” Meetings B81
Hinrichs, Brant Social Positioning And Consensus Building In Student-Led Whole-Class Discussions B43
Hoehn, Jessica R. Epistemology, sense making, and social dynamics in group work B63
Hu, Dehui Impact of industry experience on faculty teaching practices in STEM B83
Hyater-Adams, Simone Talking about Race: A resource for advisor-student conversations B17
Ives, Joss Using cueing from paired questions to engage students in reflective thinking B76
Jambuge, Amali Priyanka How can we assess scientific practices? The case of “Using-Mathematics” B32
James, Westley Hidden walls: STEM course barriers identified by students with disabilities B6
Jariwala, Manher Investigating Simulation Use in Algebra-Based Introductory Physics B34
Kalender, Z. Yasemin Investigating the role of prior preparation and self-efficacy on female and male students’ introductory physics course achievements B9
Khong, Hien How can we develop assessment tasks for "planning investigations"? B33
Kuo, Eric Using causal networks to map out the targets of resource coordination B75
Lau, Alexandra C Developing Reflective Practitioners: A Case from Faculty Online Learning Communities B80
Leak, Anne E. Physics Perceptions: Challenges, Rewards, and Applicability of Innovation and Entrepreneurship B11
Lindsay, William The Association Between Sustained Professional Development and Physics Learning B91
Little, Angela Reflections on a Context-Dependent Beliefs Approach to Studying Mindset B73
Lock, Robynne M Impact of the Next GEN PET Curriculum on science identity B85
López Tavares, Diana Berenice Visualizing Student Simulation Interactions: A Dashboard to Differentiate Between Instructional Approaches B54
Madsen, Adrian M. User-centered personas for PhysPort B94
Mason, Andrew Learning Goals and Belief in Lack of Relevance to Major B35
Massey-Allard, Jonathan Learning to learn by inquiry: are simulations too challenging for novices? B36
McPadden, Daryl Curriculum as more than content: thinking about the assumptions built into curricular materials B61
Modir, Bahar Impact of online discussion in forming a community of practice for educators B84
Monsalve, Camila STEP UP: Case study of teacher’s changing beliefs about discrimination during the implementation of a women in physics lesson B90
Nissen, Jayson M. Educational debts incurred by racism and sexism in students' beliefs about physics B5
Nokes-Malach, Tim How is perception of being recognized by others as someone good at physics related to female and male students’ physics identities? B7
Prefontaine, Brean Supporting Multiple Identities in Informal Spaces: Examining Design Choice B16
Price, Virginia Determining Motivating Factors for Undergraduate Women Pursuing Physics Degrees B4
Pulgar, Javier Contextual details, cognitive demand and kinematic concepts: exploring concepts and characteristics of student-generated problems at the university B27
Quan, Gina The Access Network: Cultivating Equity and Student Leadership in STEM B1
Robertson, Amy D. Prevalence of Impetus-Force-Like Drawings Among Contemporary University Physics Students B39
Rodriguez, Miguel Social Interdependence Theory and Transfer in a Collaborative Learning Environment B74
Rosenblatt, Rebecca Investigating the Effectiveness of Two Instructional Interventions for Fluid Dynamics B68
Ruggieri, Charles Students’ Perceptions and Use of Online Resources in Introductory Physics B42
Ryan, Qing Evaluating Students’ Performance on the FCI (force concept inventory) at A Minority Serving PUI (primary undergraduate institution) B30
Santangelo, Brianna Psychometric analysis of instrument measuring student reasoning skills* B40
Scanlon, Erin Physics Instructors' Views about Supporting Learner Variation: Modifying the Inclusive Teaching Strategies Inventory B10
Semak, Matthew Richard An Examination of the Correlation Between Cognitive Ability and Achievement on the FCI B25
Shafer, Devyn Predictive Modeling of Exam Performance from Mastery-Style Homework Behavior B38
Smith, Emily M Evaluating students' sense of authority when evaluating the quality of measurements B31
Smith, Trevor I. Using psychometric tools as a window into students’ quantitative reasoning in introductory physics B52
Southey, Dr. Philip The Ratio Table: Making Meaning with Ratios and Units Involving “Per” B48
Speirs, J. Caleb Network analysis of reasoning chain tasks to test theoretical perspectives* B72
Stone, Antoinette A Team-planning and Assessment Protocol to Guide Student Group Projects B55
Strubbe, Linda E. An asset-based view of faculty and their ideas about teaching B79
Thacker, Beth A Rubric for Assessing Thinking Processes in Free-Response Exam Problems B24
Topdemir, Zeynep Identity Development Comparison of Physics Majors with Different Career Goals B67
Valente, Diego Effects of group interactions on student cognitive load in vector tests B28
Vieyra, Rebecca E A Survey of Teachers' Integration of Earth and Space Science Contexts for Teaching Physics B77
Wagner, DJ Perceived Effect on Buoyancy of Weight vs. Gravitational Force B37
Walsh, Cole Assessing the assessment: mutual information between response choices and factor scores B58
Walter, Paul J. Transition Matrices Applied to the Force Concept Inventory B50
Wells, James E Modelling Student Collaborations Using Valued ERGMs B71
Whitcomb, Kyle An examination of gender differences in self-efficacy and academic performance in different STEM domains B3
Wilson, Michael B Visualizations of E&M Plane Waves Designed for Better Student Understanding B53
Wood, Laura Developing a Coding Scheme for Self-Efficacy Opportunity Experiences B62
Wu, Xian Adapting differentiated cognitive load measurement in physics classroom B56
Young, Nicholas T Using Machine Learning to Understand Physics Graduate School Admissions B18
Zamarripa Roman, Brian Attending to Emotion in a Metaphor for Success in Physics with Poetic Analysis B59
Zamarripa Roman, Brian Results from the People of Color Discussion Space at the 2017/2018 PERCs B13
Zavala, Genaro Students’ conversion from electric field line diagrams to other representations B44
Zavala, Genaro The effect of similar surface features on students’ understanding of the interaction of charges with electric and magnetic fields B49
Zeng, Liang Using Skateboarding Experiential Learning to Teach Introductory College Physics Course B51
Zhang, Muxin Realistic Exam Practice Study B41
Zich, Raymond A Revision of a Traditional Astronomy Course through Active Learning B23
Zisk, Robert The quality of instructional artifacts and teachers' content knowledge for teaching energy B93
Zwickl, Benjamin M Agile, Scrum, Fishbones: Teaching Structured Problem-Solving in STEM Workplaces B78

Poster Session III

Thursday, July 25, 9:45am - Exhibit Hall C

First Author Poster P#
Aiken, John Supporting Future Educational Data Miners through a Summer Research Internship C7
Alfson, Jonathan Explicitly Prompting Covariational Reasoning in a Thermodynamics Context C43
Arruda, Anthony Student use of Quantum Notations – Dirac Notation as a Template C53
Barooni, Amin Bayat Designing lab activities by using research-based activities C31
Beverly, Nancy Categorizing stages of students' sustained inquiry in self-chosen projects C20
Chessey, Mary Physics faculty’s reasoning about life science students pursuing professions C22
Close, Eleanor Designing Learning Assistant Program Structures to Create Resilient Community C27
Conlin, Luke A framework for recognizing debugging in students computational model building C1
Corbo, Joel C. Connecting facilitation to outcomes in the Departmental Action Team model C9
Corpuz, Edgar The physics motivation of life science and engineering majors C23
Doty, Constance M. Student perspective of GTA strategies to reduce feelings of anxiousness with cold-calling C30
Doucette, Danny All Aboard! Challenges and Successes in Training Lab TAs C25
Dounas-Frazer, Dimitri R. Preliminary model for conditions and processes that facilitate project ownership C48
Emigh, Paul J Student Reasoning about Multivariable Covariation in Thermodynamics C50
Finzell, Thomas Computation in the Physics Classroom: A Census of Instructor Beliefs C2
Frank, Brian Leveraging FCI–ACT Correlations to Communicate the Impact of Course Reform C14
Funkhouser, Kelsey Developing and Validating a Closed Response Practice-Based Identity Survey C32
Gerardi, Haley The role of IPLS in shaping long-term attitudes toward physics C24
Gifford, Julian D. Categories of mathematical sense making: Exploring how physics understanding can support mathematical understanding C39
Good, Melanie Graduate teaching assistants' views of broken-into-parts physics problems C28
Hahn, Kelby T. Sensemaking in special relativity: developing new intuitions C49
Hamerski, Paul C. High School Student Perspectives on Computation in Different Classroom Contexts C5
Hass, Christopher A. Instructional moves to shift upper division students' epistemic frames C45
Huynh, Tra Personas of undergraduate researchers C15
Irving, Paul The PICUP Community and its Evolution Over Time C8
Justice, Paul Developing a Robust Clicker Question Sequence for Larmor Precession in Quantum Mechanics C41
Keebaugh, Christof Improving Students' Understanding of the Wave Function for a System of Identical Particles C44
Kohnle, Antje Using student-generated content to engage students in upper-division quantum mechanics C57
Lenz, MacKenzie Students’ Sensemaking Skills and Habits: Two Years Later C55
Lewandowski, Heather Using custom interactive video prelabs for a large introductory lab course C36
Lindell, Rebecca Determining a truly representative sample for Research-based Conceptual Learning Assessment Instruments (RBCLAIs) C21
Lo, William Developing a concept inventory for statistical mechanics C42
Lunk, Brandon Conceptual Blending in Computational Modeling C4
Majiet, Nuraan Why the mean? Probing conceptual change C37
Munsell, Jeremy Using Machine Learning to Classify Descriptions of Problem Solving Strategies C35
Odden, Tor Ole Computational Essays and Computational Literacy at the University of Oslo C3
Owens, Lindsay Identifying Qualities of Physics Graduate Students Valued By Faculty C11
Pawlak, Alanna Developing change agency and valuing participation in Departmental Action Teams C10
Peters, Nathaniel Assessing the longitudinal impact of IPLS on student reasoning C19
Pollard, Benjamin Methodological Development of a New Coding Scheme for an Established Assessment on Measurement Uncertainty in Laboratory Courses C34
Price, Edward Interrogating a propagation model: How faculty respond to a semi-flexible curricula with sustained online community support C13
Rainey, Katherine Survey on Upper-Division Thermal Physics Content Coverage C56
Ríos, Laura Creation of pre-test for an upper-division physics laboratory assessment using think-aloud student interview data C40
Sachmpazidi, Diana Instructional change teams in undergraduate STEM: Identifying paths to success C12
Sachmpazidi, Diana The effect of departmental policies on physics graduate students’ self-efficacy and persistence. C18
Sayer, Ryan Advanced students’ and faculty members’ reasoning about the double-slit experiment with single particles C38
Schermerhorn, Benjamin Student perceptions of math and physics throughout spins-first quantum mechanics C52
Singh, Chandralekha Investigating and improving student understanding of Dirac notation in the context of a three-dimensional vector space C46
Stein, Martin M. No room for error: Students’ perception of measurements in quantum mechanics C47
Traxler, Adrienne Student network positions in active learning physics classrooms C29
Van Dusen, Ben Scoring rating scale assessments: A case study of the CLASS C17
Wan, Tong Characterizing graduate teaching assistants’ teaching practices in physics “mini-studios” C26
Weller, Daniel Investigating Teacher Learning Goals Involving Computation in High School Physics C6
Wilcox, Bethany Student behavior and test security in online conceptual assessment C51
Wolf, Steven Introductory Physics I lab practical exam development: Investigation design, explanation, and argument C33
Zamarripa Roman, Brian Results from the People of Color Discussion Space at the 2017/2018 PERCs C58
Zohrabi Alaee, Dina Phenomenographic study of physics faculty's instructional change C16