Dissemination

2021

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.J., McAlister, A.M., 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.

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. In Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education.

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.