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As an ongoing service to our participants, the 2013 STEMtech conference materials (in PowerPoint, PDF, and video format) are being made available to download. To open the materials, you will need Microsoft PowerPoint or Adobe Reader. The following presentations are sorted in date/time order and correspond to the 2013 STEMtech conference program. Additional session materials will be posted, so check back frequently. If you did not submit your session materials while in Dallas and would still like to do so, please send them to piccirilli@league.org.

The conference materials will be available here for six weeks. After that time, iStream subscribers will have ongoing access.


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Sunday, October 27, 2013

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM   top

Flipping Student Services: Supporting Students 24/7
- Valerie Kisiel
iPad-Centric Instruction, Collaboration, and Efficacy: Entire Classes Effectively Using iPads
- Jared Cootz - David Zimmermann - Simone Rieck - David Kennedy
Increasing Success Rates in Mathematics: Lecture/Lab Course Delivery Method
- Lynn Rickabaugh

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM   top

Supporting Underrepresented Student Achievement in Science With P-20 Partnerships
- Michelle Klein
Hands-On, Heads-On Labs: Science and Humanities Intertwined
- Susan Starr - Karen Hattaway - Cody Pogue
The Contextualized Road to A&P Through Integrated Biology
- Brandon Montoya

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM   top

Improving Reading Comprehension in the Science and Math Classroom
- Jennifer Welch - Katrina Florea - Sharie Davis
Accelerate IT: Competency-Based Learning Model
- Nancy Thibeault - David Siefert
Academia-Industry Partnership Characteristics for Advancing STEM Education
- Joseph Richardson
Strategies for a Flipped Classroom Approach for Large Introductory Computer Courses
- Penny Foster-Shriver - Catherine Bosse - Harold Waterman - Rajwant Gill
Collaboration With Education and Industry to Increase STEM Student Enrollment
- Martha Hogan - Kory Goldammer - Teresa Lynd
Supporting Online Faculty: Dropping the Other Shoe
- Scott Johnson
Providing Professional Development 24/7
- Valerie Kisiel - Kristen Seldon

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   top

Building Smart: Developing High Performance Energy Education
- Matthew Dunham
STEM Boot Camps - A Novel Approach to Recruiting
- Casey Durandet - Hank Mancini
Electronic Laboratory Notebook Software via iPads in Biochemistry Undergraduate Laboratory
- Deanna Warner
Use Cooperative Learning to Increase Student Engagement in STEM-H
- Megan Healy - Bronte Miller
Bridging the Skills Gap Between Business Professionals and STEM
- Victoria Berry
Creating a Pipeline for Engineering and Engineering Technology Students
- Laura LeMire - Tara Ebersole

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM   top

Preparing for Math Placement Exams and College Level Math
- Judy Lowe - Ray Bertani
Building a New Model of a 2+2 Microbiology Degree Program
- Jennifer Drew
Recruiting and Retaining Caribbean Students in STEM: The Antiguan Adventure
- Joseph Isaac
Building a Community of Successful Technology Scholars
- Laura LeMire

Monday, October 28, 2013

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM   top

Measuring Grit
- Alan Manley
How to Double Retention, Completion, and Continuation Rates
- Ron Wheadon - Brian Bansenauer
What Works: Successful STEM Programs at the Community College Level
- Geza Varhegyi - Ormond Brathwaite
STEM Club as a Recruitment, Retention, Fun, Service Learning Tool
- Raza Khan - Maria Burness

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM   top

Using Self-Assessment to Support Student-Directed Learning
- Nicolaas tenBroek - Todd Simeone
Marching Forward: Veterans, Prior Learning, and Student Success
- Kent Seaver
Outside the Box, 100% Online, No Textbooks, Sustainable Program
- Jake Hildebrant
Promoting Excellence Through Inquiry-Based Learning and Course-Integrated Research
- Ashley Hagler - Heather Woodson - Melissa Armstrong
Collaborative Effort: Individualized Services for Adult Learners, Improved Employment Potential
- Mark Stewart
Campuswide Competency-Based Instruction: A Student Success Model
- Elton Stuckly - Irene Cravey
Developing and Leveraging Corporate Partnerships to Create STEM Internships
- Jo Duncan

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM   top

Infinity Scholars and Undergraduate Research
- Robert Klepper
Exploring Flipped and Hybrid Pedagogies: A Course ReVisioning Grant
- Greg Deye - Katherine Rowell
Influence of Instruction on the Nontraditional Learner: Global Leadership
- Joseph Cappa - Roy Viar
Bridging the Gap in STEM Education
- Richard Norris - Scott Gevaert
Students Creating Production Companies and Commercials on Campus
- Diane Miller - Nanette Smith

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM   top

Doing It Diligently: Transnational Standards x 6 = Good Ethics
- Katherine Watson
CalTeach: A Novel Approach to STEM Teacher Education
- Saeid Eidgahy - Donald Barrie - Sherry Seethaler
Personalizing the Path to College Readiness in Mathematics
- Terri Rowenhorst - Bruce Johnson - Jan Case
Physics Online for Improved Opportunities, Retention, and Success
- George Manacheril
Mentoring and Peer Mentoring: Keeping STEM Scholars Engaged
- Nanette Smith - Lisa Cogley
Blending Online and Traditional Classroom Instruction
- Mike Mercer
Lessons Learned: Fuse Lab, an NSF Advanced Technology Education project
- Shelley Smith
SMART Academy: Building STEM Leaders for Tomorrow Here in Atlanta
- Gary Harris - Joseph Isaac

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM   top

Student-Centered Video Instruction: Engaging the 21st Century Learner
- Tom Hoffman - Mark Grine
New World Order: Three Likes for Facebook, Semiotics' Fresh Look
- Katherine Watson
Technology Partnering: The Hackett Group Technology-Education Partnership Program
- Kris Murphy
STEM Learning Communities: From Newton's Bridge to Curie-us Interactions
- Eugene Li - Eun-Woo Chang - Debra Poese - Fred Katiraie - Nevart Tahmazian
- Reginald Gray
Do New Technologies Impact Teachers' Professional Practice?
- Gissette Forte
Science to Serve: Growing your own STEM Initiative
- Rosalie Richards

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM   top

K-12 Outreach: STEM Education Doesn't Start in College
- Ben Berry
Information Technology Students Develop Mobile Apps for Chemistry Students
- David Pursell - Mai Tsoi
How to Get Students Interested in IT as a Career
- Charles Eaton
STEM Robotics: Engagement, Support, and a Phenomenal Learning Experience
- Brandon Martin

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM   top

STEM Integration in Rural Education Cooperative Schools
- Paul Keidel - Lyle Krueger
Assessing Computer Literacy Skills for Success
- Mary Locke
Creating STEM Outreach Materials to Overcome Barriers in Underrepresented Populations
- Kevin Gyolai

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM   top

Teaching Online Science Courses With a Hands-On Lab Component
- Robert Klepper
Not So New Kids on the Block: Natural Medicine Careers
- David Schleich
More Than Just Toys: Using iPads to Transform STEM Education
- Leah Allen - Eun-Woo Chang - Eugene Li - Lori Rounds
STEM Pipeline: A STEM High School at Chattanooga State
- Robert Denn
Supporting Our Rising Stars: The Society of STEM Scholars
- Tara Ebersole - Laura LeMire - Darlene Cross

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM   top

Helping STEM Teachers to Be More Effective in the Classroom
- Laura LeMire
SMART Scholars: Unique Undergraduate Research Experience in STEM
- Raza Khan - Maria Burness
Cartoons and Statistics
- Gwen White

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM   top

Aiken County Math Alignment Project
- Lynn Rickabaugh
Closing the Gaps in Mathematics Skill Development
- Susan Sabrio
Creating a Collaborative Model for STEM Student Success
- Adrienne Thompson
Building Capacity to Increase Diverse Participation in Computing Careers
- Nimisha Ghosh Roy - Lyla Crawford - Linda Kekelis

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM   top

A Math Partnership Targeting College Readiness
- Robyn Toman

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM   top

Unpacking the Language of STEM for English Language Learners
- Kristin Lems - W. Jason Stegemoller
Expeditionary STEM: A University-Primary School Collaboration for Preservice Teachers
- Maria Shaheen - Ehab Jaleel - Craig Dean
Digitally Supported Pathways Moving Students Into STEM Fields
- Kris Frady - Rebecca Hartley

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM   top

The Marriage of Art and Science: A Renewal of Vows
- Mari Miller Burns - Lora Devereaux - Matt Strom
Expanding the STEM Pipeline: Developing Programs for Students and Faculty
- Amelito Enriquez
To Flip or Not To Flip: The Classroom Paradigm Shift
- Barbara Turner - Robert Rossi
Putting the Capstone First: Turning the STEM Curriculum Upside Down
- Joe Pow - Megan Iafrati - Susan Kratzer - Elizabeth Bondi - Victoria Scholl
How and Why: Empower Your STEM Major Students via Club Activities
- Nathalie Darden - Rebecca Rozario

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM   top

Meshing the Supplemental Instruction Model With the Virtual Learning Environment
- Brent Ellis - Shannon Grinstead
Building Equity in the STEM Classroom
- Laura LeMire - Tara Ebersole - Paulette Comet - Susan Maggio
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