Feel free to explore members of the group past and present.



PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

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GRANT E. GARDNER: Assistant Professor, Biology,
Faculty Member in Mathematics & Science Education Ph.D. Program

B.S. Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University
M.S. Zoology, North Carolina State University
Ph.D. Science Education, North Carolina State University


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JENNIFER PARRISH: Ph.D. Candidate, Research Assistant DRK-12 Project
Using the Views of Scientific Inquiry (VOSI) as a Reflective Tool to Impact Inquiry Instruction

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MARY ELLEN LOHR: Ph.D. Candidate
Evaluating Higher Education Instructors’ Nature of Science (NOS) Understandings and Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) for NOS

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ANGELIQUE TROELSTRUP: Adjunct Instructor, Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D. (2016)
Understanding Undergraduate Science Majors’ Conceptual Knowledge of Ecology: Progressions and Misconceptions.

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JEFF BONNER: Science Instructor, The Webb School
Ph.D. (2016) Adopting Reform-based Pedagogy in Post-Secondary Microbiology Education.

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SANDRA LAMPLEY: Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction, University of Alabama-Huntsville
Ph.D. (2015).
Exploring Pedagogical Content Knowledge of Graduate Teaching Assistants through Their Participation in Lesson Study.

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KRISTI WALTERS: Educational Director, GO-Science, Greenville, NC
M.S. (2014) Using Student Motivation to Design Groups in A Non-Majors Biology Course for Team-Based Collaborative Learning: Impacts on Knowledge, Views, Attitudes and Perceptions


FORMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHER ASSISTANTS:

Christian Divine (SP2017; Noor Eltayech (SP2016), Martina Ramos (FA2014), Danielle Johnson-Young (SU2012), Meagen Gourley (FA2011), Brian Monroe (FA2011), TImothy Darden (FA2010), Rebecca Marion (FA2009), Melissa Ricker (FA2009), Austin Wood (FA2009)