Dissemination

Presentations at Meetings, Workshops, and Conferences

LACTE’s work received heightened visibility through presentations at regional and national meetings and conferences.  A partial list of these presentations includes:

Gordon Research Conference - Innovations in College Chemistry Teaching

Ventura, CA, January 4, 1998

 

“The Tragic Red Herring: Content vs. Critical Thinking in Teacher Preparation”

Don Paulson, California State University Los Angeles

 

National Academy of Sciences Workshop for New Faculty in Engineering

Irvine, CA, February 20, 1998

 

“Cooperative Learning in the Sciences,”

Don Paulson, California State University Los Angeles

 

California Mathematics Council - Community Colleges Meeting Cerritos, CA, September 19, 1998

 

“Workshop Activities for Mathematics Courses,”

Mark Greenhalgh, Fullerton College

Judy Kasabian, El Camino College

Fran Manion, Santa Monica College 

Peter Stathis, Glendale College

 

American Chemical Society, Western Regional Meeting 

San Francisco, CA, October 20, 1998

 

“Critical Thinking in Organic Chemistry,”

Don Paulson, California State University Los Angeles

 

California Association of Chemistry Teachers Mid-Winter Conference

San Luis Obispo, CA, March 8, 1998

 

“Active Learning in the Classroom,”

Don Paulson, California State University Los Angeles

 

American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting 

Atlanta, GA, May 14, 1998

 

“Using Slime Molds for Hands-on Inquiry-based Learning,”

Ken Anderson, California State University Los Angeles

Denny Opheim, Quinnipiac College

 

Council on Undergraduate Research, Annual National Conference Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, June 25-28, 1998

 

“Exciting the Spirit of Research in all Students: Active Learning in the Science Classroom,”

Tina Choe and Phillipa Drennan, Loyola Marymount University

Laurie Fathe, Occidental College

Donald Paulson, California State University Los Angeles

 

American Mathematical Association of Two-year Colleges, 

24th Annual Conference

Portland, Oregon, November 5-8, 1998

 

“A Workshop of Activities for Mathematics Courses,”

Mark Greenhalgh, Fullerton College

Judy Kasabian, El Camino College

Fran Manion, Santa Monica College

Peter Stathis, Glendale College

 

“A Mathematics Anxiety Course for College Students,”

Judy Kasabian, El Camino College

 

“Portfolios and Active Learning: Non-Traditional Methods in Traditional Courses,”

Michael Clapp and Susan Kasparian, California State University Fullerton

 

Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching 

Lake Arrowhead, CA, March 6-8, 1998

 

“Portfolios and Active Learning: Non-Traditional Methods in Traditional Courses,”

Mark Greenhalgh and Yash Manchanda, Fullerton College

Michael Clapp and Susan Kasparian, California State University Fullerton

 

“Interactive Applications of the World Wide Web,”

George Wiger and William Wilk, California State University Dominguez Hills

 

“Strategies to Motivate College-level Students: Techniques from a Mathematics Anxiety Class,” 

Judy Kasabian, El Camino College

 

“How to Provide a Supportive Experience to Foster Student Success: Lessons from an IntegrateCalculus and Mechanics Course,”

Laurie Fathe and Lars Kjeseth, Occidental College

 

“Developing Skill, Confidence, and Community in Freshman Mathematics Majors,” 

Jacqueline Dewar, Loyola Marymount University

 

Annual LACEPT Statewide Conference 

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, January 31, 1998

 

“Active Learning in the Chemistry Classroom” 

and 

“Newton’s First Law: An Active Learning Workshop

Don Paulson, California State University Los Angeles

 

LACTE/MASTEP Symposium “Beyond Curriculum”

California State University Los Angeles, October 16, 1998

 

“Mathematics Assessment Using Student Portfolios,”

Michael Clapp and Susan Kasparian, California State University Fullerton

 

“Effective Science and Mathematics Instruction at Community Colleges,”

Deborah Anderson, Phyllis Hirsch and George Wistreich, East Los Angeles College

Mary Colavito, Santa Monica College

Carlene Tonini, College of San Mateo

Vince Lloyd, El Camino College

 

“Integrating Technology into Calculus,”

Lars Kjeseth and Mickey McDonald, Occidental College

 

“An Interdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Questions,

Tina Choe and Phillipa Drennan, Loyola Marymount University

Jeannie Robb, St. Bernard’s High School

 

“Active Learning and Cooperative Learning in the Chemistry Classroom,”

Don Paulson, California State University Los Angeles

 

“Capstone and Integrated Science and Math Courses:  Design and Implementation,”

Ken Anderson, California State University Los Angeles

John Matson, San Jose State University

Kathleen O’Sullivan, San Francisco State University

 

“A Revised Upper Division Course in Probability and Statistics”

Suzanne Larson, Loyola Marymount University

 

“Alternative Teaching Styles and Strategies in Chemistry,” (Poster)

Tina Choe, Michael Geis, Gary Landers, Jim Landry, and James Roe,  Loyola Marymount University

 

“Re-thinking Introductory Physics,”  (Poster)

Vincent Coletta, Loyola Marymount University

 

“Using Urban Los Angeles two Motivate Environmental Studies,” (Poster)

Robert Nakamura, California State University Los Angeles

 

“Gateway Skills Tests: Supporting Student Success in Calculus,” (Poster)

Lars Kjeseth, Occidental College

 

“Recruiting and Encouraging Future Teachers,” (Poster)

Jacqueline Dewar, Loyola Marymount University and Judy Kasabian, El Camino College

 

Mathematical Association of America, Southern California Meeting Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, October 17, 1998

 

“Integrating Technology into Calculus,”

Lars Kjeseth, Mickey McDonald and Emily Puckette, Occidental College

 

National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting

Las Vegas, Nevada, April 23, 1998

 

“Teaching Air Pressure,

Maria Ramos and Sonya Parker, Students from California State University Los Angeles

 

1998 CSU Teacher-Scholar Summer Conference 

Long Beach, CA, July 8-9, 1998

 

“Active Learning: A Workshop for College Faculty,”

Don Paulson and Jennifer Faust, California State University Los Angeles

 

LACTE Faculty Workshops

California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA, January 23, 1998

 

“Integrating Technology into Calculus,”

Mickey McDonald and Lars Kjeseth, Occidental College

 

Glendale College,  

Glendale, March 17, 1998

 

“Student Portfolios and Active Learning: Nontraditional Methods in Traditional Classes,”

Michael Clapp and Susan Kasparian, California State University Fullerton, Mark Greenhalgh and Yash Manchanda, Fullerton College

 

California Citizens Commission on Higher Education hearing on its report A State of Learning: California Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century, 

Los Angeles Trade Technical College, September 22, 1998

 

“Helping to Improve K-12 Education: How Higher Education can Contribute,”

Laurie Fathe, Project Director, LACTE

 

Strategies for Successful Classroom Interaction - A workshop sponsored by Benjamin-Cummings Science Publishers, 

Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA, October 24, 1998

 

“Hands-on Biotech Lab,” 

Mary Colavito, Santa Monica College

 

“Inquiry-Based Instruction,” 

Ken Anderson, California State University Los Angeles

 

SACNAS Annual National Conference

Washington, DC, October 10, 1998

 

“K-12 Teacher Workshop on Active Learning”

Ken Anderson, California State University Los Angeles

 

Science Education Seminar

University of Maryland, College Park, MD, January 29, 1998

 

“Using Inquiry and Student Centered Learning”

Ken Anderson, California State University Los Angeles

 

AAAS, Annual Meeting

March, 1999

 

"Teaching University Faculty to Teach While Education Future Teachers" 

Ken Anderson,  California State University Los Angeles

Laurie Fathe - LACTE 

Dan Walker- California State University-San Jose 

Susan Wyckoff - Arizona State

           

American Mathematical Association for Two-Year College, Annual Meeting

November 1999

 

“Beyond Collaboration Activities:  Development, Implementation And Assessment”

Mark Greenhalgh, Fullerton College

Judy Kasabian, El Camino College

Fran Manion, Santa Monica College

Peter Stathis, Glendale College 

 

AAAS, Annual Meeting

March, 2000

 

"Teaching for Learning in College Science Courses" 

Ken Anderson,  California State University Los Angeles

Laurie Fathe - LACTE 

Dan Walker- California State University-San Jose 

Susan Wyckoff - Arizona State

 

American Mathematical Association for Two-Year College, Annual Meeting

November 2000

 

“Pre-Professional Experiences:  The Future Teachers Conference and Meet the Teachers Roundtable,”

Judy Kasabian and Susie Tummers, El Camino College

 

AAAS, Annual Meeting

March, 2001

 

"Making Active Learning Courses in Science and Mathematics Successful"

Laurie Fathe, LACTE

Donald Paulson, California State University-Los Angeles

Dan B. Walker, California State University-San Jose

Lars Kjeseth, El Camino College

Lilly West Conference on College and University Teaching

March 2001

 

“LACTE’s Curriculum Development Odyssey,”

Jackie Dewar, Loyola Marymount University

Mark Greenhalgh, Fullerton College

Judy Kasabian and Lars Kjeseth, El Camino College

 

 

 

 

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