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Advancing diversity and inclusion through multilevel strategic leadership
Kathy Takayama, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Matt Kaplan, Henry Ford Community College; Alison Cook-Sather, Bryn Mawr College
Advancing diversity and inclusion involves working at multiple levels across the entire institution (AAC&U, 2015), and bridging levels always raises complexities (Cook & Sorcinelli, 2005). While catalysts ...

Conference Day: April 3, 2019
Session Type: Pre-Conference Workshop
Time: 1:00pm - 4:1:00pm - 4:00pm

Using a Change Framework and Assessing Institutional Change: Lessons from Boise State University
Susan Shadle, Boise State University; Brittnee Earl, Boise State University
In this highly interactive session, participants will be introduced to components of a change framework and related change theories that have been used successfully in a large-scale institutional STEM Education ...

Conference Day: April 3, 2019
Session Type: Pre-Conference Workshop
Time: 1:00pm - 4:1:00pm - 4:00pm

Using the Change Dashboard to Conceptualize Change Projects for Campus Reforms
Charles Henderson, Western Michigan University; Kate White, Western Michigan University
Planning for successful institutionalization of effective instructional strategies and policies in undergraduate education requires understanding the complexity of the system under consideration and purposefully ...

Conference Day: April 3, 2019
Session Type: Pre-Conference Workshop
Time: 1:00pm - 4:1:00pm - 4:00pm

Using Social Psychological Interventions to Improve Learning of All Students
chandralekha singh, University of Pittsburgh-Main Campus; Kevin Binning, University of Pittsburgh-Main Campus; Emily Marshman, University of Pittsburgh-Main Campus; Zeynep Yasemin Kalender, University of Pittsburgh-Main Campus
Instructors often focus on content and pedagogical approaches to improve student engagement and learning in physics courses. However, students' motivational characteristics can also play an important role in ...

Conference Day: April 3, 2019
Session Type: Pre-Conference Workshop
Time: 2:30pm - 4:2:30pm - 4:00pm

We have no choice: why systemic change must happen in undergraduate education
Robin Wright, National Science Foundation
The increasingly rapid pace of change in science and society make systemic change more critical in higher education than it has ever been. In this interactive presentation, spend some time visualizing where ...

Conference Day: April 3, 2019
Session Type: Plenary
Time: 4:30pm - 5:4:30pm - 5:45pm

Enhancing research capacity for systemic change in undergraduate STEM education by analyzing, organizing, and synthesizing theories of change
Tessa Andrews, University of Georgia; Daniel Reinholz, San Diego State University
Widespread calls and national funding for improving the diversity and preparation of STEM undergraduates have rapidly expanded the number of people investigating change in this context. This creates great potential ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Thematic Symposium
Tracks: Guiding theories of change (ASCN WG 1)
Themes: Guiding theories of change (ASCN WG 1), DBER
Time: 8:00am - 9:8:00am - 9:30am

Sustaining Institutional Change for Inclusive Excellence
Jill Sible, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ; Jeremy Wojdak, Radford University; Laura Gough, Towson University; Patrice Moss, Trinity Washington University; Najla Miranda Mouchrek, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Inclusive Excellence as a concept unifies our best aspirations for equitable student success in higher education, evidence-based pedagogical reform, and the value of a diverse and diversely educated populace. ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Thematic Symposium
Tracks: Equity and inclusion (ASCN WG 5)
Themes: Institutional-level change, Equity and inclusion (ASCN WG 5), Faculty development, Case study
Time: 8:00am - 9:8:00am - 9:30am

Transforming STEM education using a multipronged systems approach and High Impact Practices (HIPs)
Allison D'Costa, Georgia Gwinnett College; Cindy Achat-Mendes, Georgia Gwinnett College; Judy Awong-Taylor, Georgia Gwinnett College; Tirza Leader, Georgia Gwinnett College; Clay Runck, Georgia Gwinnett College; Chantelle Anfuso, Georgia Gwinnett College; David Pursell, Georgia Gwinnett College; Thomas Mundie, Georgia Gwinnett College
Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is an open access institution that attracts a highly diverse population of students, including many from groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM education. To address the needs ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Thematic Symposium
Themes: Equity and inclusion (ASCN WG 5), Student-focused, Institutional-level change
Time: 8:00am - 9:8:00am - 9:30am

Embedded expert models: Implementing change initiatives which support departments from within
Stephanie Chasteen, University of Colorado at Boulder; Andrea Greenhoot, University of Kansas Main Campus; Carolyn Aslan, Cornell University-Endowed Colleges; sarah bean sherman, University of British Columbia
Educational change efforts focused at the department level can be particularly powerful. This session will focus on the use of discipline-based educational experts (DBESs) embedded directly within departments as ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Thematic Symposium
Tracks: Change leadership (ASCN WG 3)
Themes: DBER, Department-level change, Change leadership (ASCN WG 3)
Time: 8:00am - 9:8:00am - 9:30am

The REFLECT Project: Spreading Evidence-Based Teaching in STEM
Stephanie Salomone, University of Portland; Heather Dillon, University of Portland; Eric Anctil, University of Portland; Valerie Peterson, University of Portland; Carolyn James, University of Portland; Tara Prestholdt, University of Portland
This interactive session explores how REFELCT, an NSF-funded project underway at XXXX University, is shifting teaching culture toward the adoption of evidence-based practices. This interactive session includes ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Thematic Symposium
Tracks: Aligning faculty incentives with systemic change (ASCN WG 6)
Themes: Evidence-based practice, Faculty development, Aligning faculty incentives with systemic change (ASCN WG 6)
Time: 8:30am - 9:8:30am - 9:30am

Navigating the bridge between theory and action: Validating the Partnership for Undergraduate Life Science Education (PULSE) Theory of Change
Heather Seitz, Johnson County Community College; Erika Offerdahl, Washington State University- Pullman; Carol Colbeck, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Partnership for Undergraduate Life Science Education (PULSE), a non-profit organization, provides life sciences departments at all types of US higher education institutions with training and resources to ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Tracks: Guiding theories of change (ASCN WG 1)
Themes: Assessment and evaluation, Student-focused, Guiding theories of change (ASCN WG 1)
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:10:00am - 10:10:00am - 10:30am

An evaluation of the differential effects of the prerequisite pathways on student performance in an introductory biology course
Amy Kulesza, Ohio State University-Main Campus; Jerome D'Agostino, Ohio State University-Main Campus; Judith Ridgway, Ohio State University-Main Campus
For almost a century, researchers and educators have been asking the question, does a prerequisite science course achieve its goal of preparing students for a subsequent course? Although early studies have shown ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Themes: Student-focused, Institutional-level change
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:10:00am - 10:10:00am - 10:30am

From Lecture to Studio: The Story of MSU's Department of Physics and Astronomy
Marcos D. Caballero, Michigan State University; Paul W. Irving, Michigan State University; Daryl McPadden, Michigan State University; Vashti Sawtelle, Michigan State University; Cori Fata-Hartley, Michigan State University
Michigan State University's Department of Physics and Astronomy is engaged in a major transformation of its introductory courses for both physical science and engineering majors as well as life science majors. ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Tracks: Change leadership (ASCN WG 3)
Themes: Evidence-based practice, Department-level change, Change leadership (ASCN WG 3)
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:10:00am - 10:10:00am - 10:30am

Oral Presentations: Session A
Stephanie Salomone, University of Portland
Oral Presentations: Session A Your Account Working together to promote sustainable change in higher ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Tracks: Change leadership (ASCN WG 3)
Time: 10:00am - 11:10:00am - 11:30am

Mentoring Faculty Course Reform Teams to Disseminate Evidence-based Reforms and Engage Departments
Andrew Feig, Wayne State University; Sara Kacin, Wayne State University
One of the greatest challenges with implementing evidence-based reforms of STEM teaching is engaging research-focused tenure-track faculty. In many cases, these faculty need the right mix of incentives and ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Tracks: Aligning faculty incentives with systemic change (ASCN WG 6)
Themes: Faculty development, Assessment and evaluation, Evidence-based practice, Aligning faculty incentives with systemic change (ASCN WG 6)
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:10:00am - 10:10:00am - 10:30am

Towards Servingness: Transforming STEM Education at Hispanic Serving Institutions
Vignesh Subbian, The University of Arizona; Guadalupe Lozano, The University of Arizona; Marla Franco, The University of Arizona
The number of higher education institutions earning the designation of Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) has more than doubled between 2005 and 2018, and accounts for 15% of all non-profit, degree granting ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Thematic Symposium
Tracks: Equity and inclusion (ASCN WG 5)
Themes: Evidence-based practice, Equity and inclusion (ASCN WG 5), Guiding theories of change (ASCN WG 1), Case study
Time: 10:00am - 11:10:00am - 11:30am

Pursuing systemic change in undergraduate STEM education through Departmental and Leadership Teams for Action (DeLTA)
Tessa Andrews, University of Georgia; Sarah Covert, University of Georgia; Erin Dolan, University of Georgia; Paula P. Lemons, University of Georgia
The DeLTA project aims to promote comprehensive change in thinking and culture related to undergraduate STEM education at the University of Georgia. Our approach is multi-level; we are convening and supporting the ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Tracks: Guiding theories of change (ASCN WG 1)
Themes: Institutional-level change, Faculty development, Aligning faculty incentives with systemic change (ASCN WG 6), Guiding theories of change (ASCN WG 1), Department-level change
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:10:30am - 11:10:30am - 11:00am

Measuring Systemic Change in Introductory Science Courses
Cori Fata-Hartley, Michigan State University
Michigan State University has adopted a transformation approach for introductory science courses based on the vision for science teaching and learning described in the NRC Framework for K-12 Science Education. This ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Tracks: Change leadership (ASCN WG 3)
Themes: Faculty development, Department-level change, Change leadership (ASCN WG 3)
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:10:30am - 11:10:30am - 11:00am

Using Data-Driven Faculty Professional Development To Promote Change In Undergraduate Education
Gili Ad-Marbach, University of Maryland-College Park; Carly Hunt, University of Maryland-College Park; Patrick Sheehan, University of Maryland-College Park; Kaci Thompson, University of Maryland-College Park
Employers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields report that recent graduates are deficient in important workplace skills (e.g., collaboration, professional writing). This has motivated ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Tracks: Aligning faculty incentives with systemic change (ASCN WG 6)
Themes: Student-focused, Faculty development, Aligning faculty incentives with systemic change (ASCN WG 6)
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:10:30am - 11:10:30am - 11:00am

The Sky is the Limit: A Learning Community for Undeclared Students--A Sustainable Investment in Student Success and Retention
Stacey Barnes, Iowa State University; Jenifer N. Saldanha, Michigan State University; MaKayla B. Schroeder, Minnesota State University Moorhead; Andrew J. Sage, Lawrence University; Jo Anne Powell-Coffman, Iowa State University; Craig Ogilvie, Iowa State University; Clark Coffman, Iowa State University
Student learning communities have proven to be a consistently powerful strategy for promoting student success. At Iowa State University, approximately 78% of freshmen belong to learning communities, and this ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Themes: Student-focused, Institutional-level change
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:10:30am - 11:10:30am - 11:00am

How to be a great embedded expert! Catalyzing change in your department from the inside.
Stephanie Chasteen, University of Colorado at Boulder; sarah bean sherman, University of British Columbia
In this presentation we will share our recommendations for embedded experts; faculty and postdocs with education expertise, embedded within departments. We will share lessons-learned in partnering effectively with ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Tracks: Change leadership (ASCN WG 3)
Themes: DBER, Department-level change, Change leadership (ASCN WG 3)
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:11:00am - 11:11:00am - 11:30am

Spreading teaching-reform efforts at the University of Arizona
Lisa Elfring, The University of Arizona; Jonathan Cox, The University of Arizona
It can be difficult for individuals within higher-education institutions to move their work in reformed, evidence-based instruction from the individual to an institutional-adoption level (Foote, Knaub, Henderson, ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Tracks: Aligning faculty incentives with systemic change (ASCN WG 6)
Themes: Institutional-level change, Aligning faculty incentives with systemic change (ASCN WG 6), Faculty development, Case study
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:11:00am - 11:11:00am - 11:30am

Putting the Teaching Quality Framework Initiative into action: A case-study comparison of three departments engaged in transforming teaching evaluation
Sarah Andrews, University of Colorado at Boulder; Jessica Keating, University of Colorado at Boulder; Joel Corbo, University of Colorado at Boulder; Mark Gammon, University of Colorado at Boulder; Daniel Reinholz, San Diego State University; Noah Finkelstein, University of Colorado at Boulder
The Teaching Quality Framework (TQF) Initiative seeks to create a process and tools for systemic transformation of departmental evaluation of teaching. As part of the Bay View Alliance and NSF funded TTEVAL ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Tracks: Guiding theories of change (ASCN WG 1)
Themes: Department-level change, Guiding theories of change (ASCN WG 1), Faculty development, Case study
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:11:00am - 11:11:00am - 11:30am

Fostering interdisciplinary, cross-institutional collaboration to provide undergraduate STEM students with authentic learning experiences
Kelly McDonald, California State University-Sacramento; Thomas E. Landerholm, California State University-Sacramento
The Sustainable Interdisciplinary Research to Inspire Undergraduate Success (SIRIUS) Project is broadening participation and institutional capacity for STEM learning at Sacramento State by integrating research ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Oral Presentation
Themes: Student-focused, Institutional-level change
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am:11:00am - 11:11:00am - 11:30am

That None Shall Perish
Kelly Mack, Association of American Colleges and Universities
Addressing the nation's need for a competitively trained, liberally educated, and diverse STEM workforce requires the kind of systemic change that represents a radical departure from our reliance on the ...

Conference Day: April 4, 2019
Session Type: Plenary
Time: 11:45am - 1:11:45am - 1:00pm