Dissemination

2022

Basu, S., McElhaney, K., Rachmatullah, A., Hutchins, N., Biswas, G., & Chiu, J. (2022). Promoting Computational Thinking Through Science-Engineering Integration Using Computational Modeling. To appear in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), Hiroshima, Japan.

Lilly, S., McAlister, A., Fick, S., Chiu, J. L., McElhaney, K. (2022). Elementary Teachers’ Verbal Supports of Science and Engineering Practices in an NGSS-Aligned Science, Engineering, and Computational Thinking Unit. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. Online first, https://doi.org/10.1002/tea.21751

Lilly, S., McAlister, A., Chiu, J. L. (2022). Elementary teachers’ verbal supports during an NGSS-aligned unit for inclusive and general class contexts. National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, Vancouver, CA.

Lilly, S., McAlister, A., & Chiu, J. L. (2022, accepted). Exploring elementary teachers’ perceptions of teaching a science, engineering, mathematics, and computer science interdisciplinary project. International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Hiroshima, Japan.

Lilly, S., McAlister, A., & Chiu, J. L. (2022, accepted). Teachers’ beliefs in enacting an engineering project in inclusive and general classroom contexts. Annual meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education. Minneapolis, MN.

Lilly, S. (2022). Classroom Enactment of Interdisciplinary STEM+CS Curricula: Elementary Teachers’ Verbal Supports in Implementation of an NGSS Aligned Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science Project. Doctoral Dissertation.

Hutchins, N.M. & Biswas, G. (2022). Teacher Noticing and Response to Students’ Computational and Engineering Design Strategies. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association 2022 Symposium on AI and the Future of STEM Instruction: Designing New Models to Automate Feedback to Teachers.

Zhang, N., Hutchins, N.M., & Biswas, G. (2022). Towards a Deeper Understanding of K-12 Students’ CT and Engineering Design Processes. To appear in Ouyang, F., Jiao, P., McLaren, B.M., Alavi, A.H. (Eds.) Artificial Intelligence in STEM Education: The Paradigmatic Shifts in Research, Education, and Technology.

2021

Basu, S., Chiu, J., McElhaney, K.W., & Biswas, G. (2021, May 10). SPICE: Science Projects Integrating Computing and Engineering. *Winner of Facilitator’s Choice Award. https://stemforall2021.videohall.com/presentations/2142

Basu, S. (2021). Designing Authentic and Engaging STEM & Computer Science Experiences for In-school Contexts. Tabletop conversation session at Summer Learning & Enrichment Collaborative organized by the National Comprehensive Center. https://compcenternetwork.org/sites/default/files/events/attached-files/2021-07/Summer_Collab_Agenda_7_22_0.pdf

Lilly, S., Chiu, J. L., & McElhaney, K. M. (2021). Interdisciplinary knowledge for teaching: A framework for epistemological support in elementary classrooms. Journal of the Korean Society of Mathematical Education Series D: Research in Mathematical Education 24(3), 137-173. https://doi.org/10.7468/jksmed.2021.24.3.137

d’Alessio, M., McElhaney, K.W., Basu, S., Chiu, J.L., & Biswas, G. (2021). My Schoolyard Flooded! Engineering and Computational Modeling of Earth Systems. California Association of Science Educators Virtual California Science Education Experience, Virtual Conference.

Chiu, J.L., Fick, S.J., McElhaney, K., Alozie, N., Fujii, R. (2021). Elementary Teacher Adaptations to Engineering Curricula to Leverage Community Resources. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, 11(1), article 5.

Fick, S., McAlister, A., Chiu, J. L., McElhaney, K. W. (2021). Using students’ conceptual models to represent understanding of crosscutting concepts in an NGSS-aligned curriculum unit about urban water runoff. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 30, 678-691. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10956-021-09911-6

Stenger, K., Chiu, J. L., Fick, S. J. (2021). “Adding stuff from other people”: How peer comparison influences conceptual modeling in pre-college engineering contexts. In Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education.

Fick, S., Chiu, J. L., McElhaney, K. M. (2021). An examination of elementary classroom dialogue: Implicit and explicit use of the NGSS crosscutting concepts in an integrated STEM unit. Journal of Science Teacher Education. Online first, https://doi.org/10.1080/1046560X.2021.1961974

Hutchins, N.M., Basu, S., McElhaney, K., Chiu, J., Fick, S., Zhang, N., & Biswas, G. (2021). Coherence across conceptual and computational representations of students’ scientific models. In E. de Vries, J. Ahn, & Y. Hod (Eds.), 15th International Conference of the Learning Sciences – ICLS 2021 (pp. 330-337). International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Lilly, S., McAlister, A., Fick, S., Chiu, J.L., (2021). Elementary Teachers’ Verbal Supports Across Science, Engineering, and Computer Science Disciplines in an NGSS-Aligned Unit. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Researcher Association, Virtual Conference.

Lilly, S., McAlister, A. M., & Chiu, J. L. (2021). Elementary Teachers’ Verbal Support of Engineering Integration in an Interdisciplinary Project. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER), 11(2), Article 6. *Best Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Paper Award for Pre-college Engineering Education at the ASEE 2021 Conference. https://doi.org/10.7771/2157-9288.1339

2020

McElhaney, K.W., Zhang, N., Basu, S., McBride, E., Biswas, G., & Chiu, J.L. (2020). Using Computational Modeling to Integrate Science and Engineering Curricular Activities. In M. Gresalfi & I.S. Horn (Eds.). The Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, 14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2020, Volume 3 (pp. 1357-1364). International Society of the Learning Sciences: Nashville, TN. (Nominee for Best Paper Award)

Zhang, N., Biswas, G., McElhaney, K. W., Basu, S., McBride, E., & Chiu, J. L. (2020, July). Studying the Interactions Between Science, Engineering, and Computational Thinking in a Learning-by-Modeling Environment. In International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (pp. 598-609). Springer, Cham.

Lilly, S., McAlister, A., Fick, S., Chiu, J. L., & McElhaney, K. (2020). Supporting Upper Elementary Students’ Engineering Practices in an Integrated Science and Engineering Unit. In Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education.

Lilly, S., Fick, S.J., Chiu, J.L., & McElhaney, K.W. (2020, June). Supporting Elementary Students to Develop Mathematical Models within Design-Based Integrated Science and Mathematics Projects. In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences. International Society of the Learning Sciences: Nashville, TN.

Fujii, R., McElhaney, K.W., & Alozie, M. (2020). Promoting Equity and Inclusion in STEM Curriculum Design. In M. Gresalfi & I.S. Horn (Eds.). The Interdisciplinarity of the Learning Sciences, 14th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2020, Volume 3 (pp. 1747-1748). International Society of the Learning Sciences: Nashville, TN.

McElhaney, K., Basu, S., McBride, R., Chiu, J.L., McAlister, A. (2020). Assessing the Upper Elementary NGSS Engineering Performance Expectations Independently of the Natural Science Disciplines. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Researcher Association, San Francisco, CA. (Conference cancelled)

Dittrick, C., Fick, S., McAlister, A., Chiu, J. L., & McElhaney, K. (2020). An Examination of Teacher Questioning Within Science and Engineering NGSS-Aligned Classrooms. National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, Portland, OR. (Conference cancelled)

Fick, S., Alozie, N., Chiu, J. L., & McElhaney, K. (2020). Using the CER Framework for Supporting Idea Synthesis in STEM Lessons. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Researcher Association, San Francisco, CA. (Conference cancelled)

Fick, S., Chiu, J.L., & McElhaney, K. (2020). Analysis of Elementary Preservice and Inservice Teachers’ Use of Crosscutting Concepts in Plans and Enactments. National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, Portland, OR. (Conference cancelled)

Lilly, S. & Chiu, J. L. (2020). Student Perceptions of an Integrated Engineering, Computational Modeling, and Science Project. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Researcher Association, San Francisco, CA. (Conference cancelled)

Lilly, S., Fick, S., McAlister, A., Chiu, J. L., & McElhaney, K. (2020). Teacher Scaffolding to Support Student Learning in an NGSS-Aligned Unit Integrating Science and Engineering. National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, Portland, OR. (Conference cancelled)

2019

McElhaney, K.W., Basu, S., Wetzel, T., & Boyce, J. (2019, April). Three-Dimensional Assessment of NGSS Upper Elementary Engineering Design Performance Expectations. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Chiu, J.C., McElhaney, K.W., Zhang, N., Biswas, G., Fried, R., Basu, S., & Alozie, N. (2019, April). A Principled Approach to NGSS-aligned Curriculum Development Integrating Science, Engineering, and Computation: A Pilot Study. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Fujii., R., Alozie, N., McElhaney, K.W., Lim, A., (2019, April). Designing NGSS-aligned Science Curricular Activities that Promote Equity and Fairness. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Fick, S.J., McAlister, A., Chiu, J.C., & McElhaney, K.W. (2019, April). Using learning performances to design three-dimensional assessments of science proficiency. Paper presented at the NARST Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.