Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Summer Reading Schedule

Here is the schedule for summer readings and discussions. If the link I give you doesn't work for you, you need to go here to set up your off campus UCD library access. (Click on the VPN icon.) If you are not affiliated with UCD you'll need to search for the citation and (use google scholar) and follow the journal instructions to obtain the article.

Meetings are in Physics 185 from 5-PM on Mondays.

June 28th Cassandra

K. M. Koenig, R. J. Endorf, G. A. Braun, Effectiveness of different tutorial recitation teaching methods and its implications for TA training. Physical Review Special Topics Physics Education 3, 104+ (2007).

July 5th
(holiday, NO meeting)

July 12th Ann
W. Felps, T. Mitchell, E. Byington, How, When, and Why Bad Apples Spoil the Barrel: Negative Group Members and Dysfunctional Groups. Research in Organizational Behavior 27, 175 (2006).

July 19th DD
C. Chin, Teacher questioning in science classrooms: Approaches that stimulate productive thinking. Journal of Research in Science Teaching (2007)

July 26th Mara

August 2nd Cara
V. Savkar, J. Lokere, Time to Decide: The Ambivalence of the World of Science Toward Education. Nature Education (2010).
http://www.nature.com/scitable/forums/timetodecide (click where it says, you may download it 'here')

August 9th Kandace
G. Yair, Can we administer the scholarship of teaching? Lessons from outstanding professors in higher education Higher Education 55, 447 (2008).

August 16th Cassandra
M. C. Ortiz, D. Carvajal, A. H. Coral, R. P. Barrios, C. A. Henao

Implementation of podcast and clickers in two biology courses at Los Andes University and impact evaluation in the teaching-learning process Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 2, 1767 (2010).

August 23rd John

Understanding Student Differences

August 30th Carl
Garvin-Doxas K, Klymkowsky M. Understanding randomness and its impact on student learning: lessons learned from building the Biology Concept Inventory (BCI). CBE-Life Sciences Education. 2008;7(2):227. Available at: http://lifescied.org/cgi/content/abstract/7/2/227.

September 6th (labor day, no meeting!)

September 13th Social at The Graduate


  1. All of these journals are available to UC Davis students. If I didn't provide a direct link, go to http://lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/research/ejournals/ and log in using VPN and your kerberos password, then search the journal author and year directly, this should allow you to link to a site and download the paper. If for some reason you still have trouble, let me know.

  2. Thank you for the source, I will check it out , it will help with my dissertation!