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Accomplishments and Announcements

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Accomplishments & Announcement O. Roger Anderson and Julie Contino, Science Education EdD 2011, are the authors of Chapter 1 of the same book: The role of visualization in conceptual learning and conceptual change (pp. 3-22). Phillip Boda, Science Education EdM candidate, facilitated a roundtable discussion about utilizing multiple early children’s [...]



Accomplishments and Announcements

By • Sep 16th, 2013 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Accomplishments & Announcement Dr. Fernand Brunschwig, Science Education faculty authored a book chapter with collaborator Accalogoun. A summary of their article was written in the Foreword by Gayle A. Buck: “In Chapter 7, FB and LA explore the use of visual data, in the form of computer simulations, to help [...]



Accomplishments and Announcements

By • May 27th, 2013 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Accomplishments & Announcement Mary Gastrich, Science Education Ph.D. 1986. As of March 5, 2013, she received a promotion to Adjunct Associate Professor (from Clinical Assistant Professor) in the Department of OB/GYN and Reproductive Sciences at the UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She is a member of Cardiovascular Institute of [...]



Accomplishments and Announcements

By • Jan 30th, 2013 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

 Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Accomplishments & Announcements Philip Boda, Science Education Ed.M. candidate, Proposal accepted for presentation at the Association for Science Teacher Education 2013 International Conference. The presentation emphasizes the historical evolution of science-specific, inquiry-based pedagogy to support a novel, graphically-organized conception of inquiry learning for pre- and in-service science teachers. In collaboration, [...]



Accomplishments & Announcements

By • Jul 31st, 2012 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

 Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Accomplishments & Announcements Mr. Phillip Boda, Science Education Ed.M. 2014, Abstract accepted for a 1-hour interactive break-out session on an inquiry-based pedagogical strategy to use student prior knowledge and personal interest as tools to develop curricular maps for specific student populations. Breakout session consists of participants being active learners of [...]



Accomplishments & Announcements

By • Apr 16th, 2012 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

 Faculty, Adjunct, Student and Alumni Accomplishments & Announcements Dr. Fernand Brunschwig, Adjunct Associate Professor in Science Education, was recognized with the Jerry Resnick Memorial Presidential Award at the SCONYC conference at Styvesant HS. The Physics Club of NY sponsored by the Physics Teachers NYC presented the award. He was honored for “organizing the Saturday morning [...]



Accomplishments and Announcements

By • Nov 7th, 2011 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

Dr. Christopher Emdin (Assistant Professor, Science Education Program) was awarded the 2011 Strage Junior Faculty Prize. This award includes the Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation. Attached is the link to the production of a web video that highlights the work of the recipient. Click here to see the video. Dr. Joey Lee (Assistant [...]



Accomplishments and Announcements

By • Aug 8th, 2011 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

A paper published by Professor O. Roger Anderson, co-authored with Julie Contino, an Ed.D. candidate in Science Education, has been selected by the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) as one of the top ten papers published in science education in 2010.  The paper, titled  “A Study of [...]



Accomplishments & Announcements

By • Mar 28th, 2011 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

Dr. Christopher Emdin, named the “hip-hop educator” by Arrive Magazine, has had a busy year. He appeared twice on Fox News regarding New York City school closings and its implications. He was also highlighted in TC Today under the title The Hip-Hop Hypothesis and TC Record in a video interview regarding his paper, Hip-Hop, the [...]



Accomplishments & Announcements

By • Nov 24th, 2010 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

Nathan N. Alexander, a current PhD student in the Mathematics Education Program, was awarded a Dean’s Grant for Student Research. He will be conducting a pilot study which identifies cases of mathematics success among urban minority students within schools and during their time outside of school, such as in after-school programs, at home, or even [...]