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2012 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 9-13, 2012 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Lara A. Estroff, Jun Liu, Kornelius Nielsch, Kazumi Wada

Symposium ZZ : Transforming Education in Materials Science and Engineering

2012-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Elizabeth Kupp, The Pennsylvania State University
Ana-Rita Mayol, University of Puerto Rico Institute of Functional Nanomaterials
Marlann Patterson, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Petra Reinke, University of Virginia
ZZ2: Pre-College Education and Outreach
Session Chairs
Ana-Rita Mayol
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Marriott, Yerba Buena, Salon 5

2:30 AM - *ZZ2.1
Education and Outreach at UNLrsquo;s MRSEC and Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

Jeff Shield 1 2

1University of Nebraska Lincoln USA2University of Nebraska Lincoln USA

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3:00 AM - ZZ2.2
Teaching Materials Science beyond the Classroom: ``Materials Which Surround Us''

Laura Fornaro 1 Heinkel Bentos Pereira 1 Ivana Aguiar 2 Maria Perez Barthaburu 2 Ismael Noguerol 2 Jesus Castro 2 Santiago Kroger 2 Ana Noguera 1 Mauricio Rodriguez Chialanza 2 Natalia Sasen 2 Marisa Arriola 2 Joseacute; Abella 2

1Universidad de la Republica Rocha Uruguay2Universidad de la Republica Montevideo Uruguay

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3:15 AM - ZZ2.3
New Cancer Therapeutics Based on Carbon Nanotubes: A Summer Training Institute for Alabama Black Belt Middle School Teachers

Curtis Shannon 1 Virginia Davis 2 Christopher Easley 1

1Auburn University Auburn USA2Auburn University Auburn USA

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3:30 AM -
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4:00 AM - ZZ2.4
Collaborative Preparation of K-12 Teachers and Graduate Students in Nanoscience Research and Education

Myron Williams 1 Drew Kohlhorst 2 James L Reed 1 Ishrat Khan 1 Pat Marsteller 2 Jordan Rose 2

1Clark Atlanta University Atlanta USA2Emory University Atlanta USA

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4:15 AM - ZZ2.5
Training School Teachers on Materials Science

Laura Fornaro 1 Cristina Banobre 1 Heinkel Bentos Pereira 1 Ivana Aguiar 2 Maria Perez Barthaburu 2 Ana Lia Noguera 1 Andres Cardenas 2 Isabel Galain 2

1Universidad de la Republica Rocha Uruguay2Universidad de la Republica Montevideo Uruguay

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ZZ1: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in Materials Education
Session Chairs
Elizabeth Kupp
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Marriott, Yerba Buena, Salon 5

9:30 AM - *ZZ1.1
Modeling Real Life with Senior Lab

Julie A Nucci 1

1Cornell University Ithaca USA

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10:00 AM - ZZ1.2
The Creation of a Flexible, Innovative Curriculum in Materials Science and Engineering

Gary L Messing 1 Allen Kimel 1 Christopher Muhlstein 1 David J Green 1 James Runt 1 Zi-Kui Liu 1 Elizabeth R Kupp 1

1Penn State University University Park USA

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10:15 AM - ZZ1.3
Expanding Nanoscience Research through the Adaptation of Immersive Environments for Effective Visualization and Learning

Claudia Flores 1 Teenie Matlock 1 Lilian P. Davila 2

1University of California Merced Merced USA2University of California Merced Merced USA

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10:30 AM - ZZ1.4
Material Science in Undergraduate Education

Cydale Smith 1 Satilmis Budak 2 1 Marcus Pugh 1 Claudiu Muntele 1

1Alabama Aamp;M University Huntsville USA2Alabama Aamp;M University Huntsville,al USA

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - *ZZ1.5
Nanomaterials Education Curriculum and Content and the Career Connection

Deb Newberry 1

1Dakota County Technical College Rosemount USA

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11:45 AM - ZZ1.6
An Approach to Integrated Photovoltaics Education

Jesse Engel 1 Sebastien Lounis 1 Jessy Rivest 1

1UC Berkeley Berkeley USA

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12:00 PM - ZZ1.7
What is the Role of an Electrolyte in an Electrochemical Cell?

Cristian L. Menendez 1 Liz Diaz 1 Ana-Rita Mayol 1

1University of Puerto Rico San Juan Puerto Rico

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12:15 PM - ZZ1.8
From Bonds to Bands: A Java Applet for Exploring Energy Levels in Many Atom Systems

Scott Paulson 1 Brian Augustine 2 Jon Wyrick 1 Christopher Flint 1

1James Madison University Harrisonburg USA2James Madison University Harrisonburg USA

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2012-04-11   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Elizabeth Kupp, The Pennsylvania State University
Ana-Rita Mayol, University of Puerto Rico Institute of Functional Nanomaterials
Marlann Patterson, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Petra Reinke, University of Virginia
ZZ4: Work Force Diversity and its Impact on Education
Session Chairs
Petra Reinke
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2012
Marriott, Yerba Buena, Salon 5

2:30 AM - *ZZ4.1
Harnessing Instructional Design and Information Technology for Advances in Materials Science and Engineering

James F. Groves 1

1University of Virginia Charlottesville USA

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3:00 AM - ZZ4.2
Material Science in Nontraditional Environments

Cydale Smith 1 Satilmis Budak 2 Marcus Pugh 1 Claudiu Muntele 1

1Alabama Aamp;M Research Institute Huntsville USA2Alabama Aamp;M University Huntsville USA

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3:15 AM - ZZ4.3
A Multi-institution Collaborative Approach to a Productive Undergraduate Research Program in Material Science

Ann Silversmith 1 Daniel Boye 2 Kurt Hoffman 3

1Hamilton College Clinton USA2Davidson College Davidson USA3Whitman College Walla Walla USA

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3:30 AM - ZZ4.4
The Role of Energy Clubs in Enhancing Student Education beyond the Traditional Classroom

Alexander Luce 1 Lindsay Miller 2 Sebastien Lounis 3 Maria Schriver 2

1University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA2University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA3University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA

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3:45 AM - ZZ4.5
Informal Science Education: Materials Science Education from a National Laboratory

Patricia Dixon 1 Roxanne Hughes 1 Jose Sanchez 1

1National Magnet Lab/FSU Tallahassee USA

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *ZZ4.6
Workforce Diversity and Its Impact on Education

Cathy Lyons 1

1Penn State University University Park USA

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5:00 AM - ZZ4.7
Gender Aspects of Academic Dishonesty among University Students in Sweden

Jonas Johansson 1

1Lund University Lund Sweden

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5:15 AM - ZZ4.8
Development of an Integrated Research, Curricular, Historically-informed and Extracurricular Learning Environment

William M Cross 1 Jon Kellar 1 Grant Crawford 1 Stanley Howard 1 Michael West 1 Dana Medlin 2

1South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City USA2ESI Omaha USA

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ZZ3: Materials Education Research
Session Chairs
Marlann Patterson
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2012
Marriott, Yerba Buena, Salon 5

9:30 AM - *ZZ3.1
Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Materials Science Curriculum

Douglas Dunham 1 Marc McEllistrem 1

1University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire USA

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10:00 AM - ZZ3.2
Assessment of Student Outcomes from REU Program Using GPA Tracking

Chris Hughes 1 Brian Augustine 2

1James Madison University Harrisonburg USA2James Madison University Harrisonburg USA

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10:15 AM - ZZ3.3
Problem Based Learning Strategies in Materials Selection and Design

Eyitayo Olatunde Olakanmi 1 Joe B Agboola 1

1Federal University of Technology Minna Nigeria

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10:30 AM - ZZ3.4
The Effectiveness of Multimedia and Activity-Based Supplemental Teaching Resources in Materials Science Education

Deborah A Day 1 Eeman Abbasi 1 Brian Liang 1 Satish Bhat 1 Jaquelynn Garofano 2 3 Louise Grober 2 3 Christine Broadbridge 2 3

1Amity Regional High School Woodbridge USA2Southern CT State University New Haven USA3Yale University and Southern CT State University New Haven USA

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - ZZ3.5
Investigating the Effect of Targeted Collaborative Exercises and Low Stakes Quizzing on Student Learning Outcomes in a Fundamental Materials Science Engineering Course

Kathleen L Kitto 1

1Western Washington University Bellingham USA

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11:30 AM - ZZ3.6
Use of Concept Maps to Support Student Learning in a Material Science Curriculum

Cindy Waters 1 Steve Krause 2 Jessica Triplett 2

1NCAamp;T State University Greensboro USA2Arizona State Tempe USA

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