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The Impact On Engineering Graduate Students Of Teaching In K 12 Engineering Programs

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Engineering Student Involvement in K12 Programs

Tagged Division

K-12 & Pre-College Engineering

Page Count

13

Page Numbers

13.1239.1 - 13.1239.13

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https://peer.asee.org/4306

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32

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Malinda Zarske University of Colorado at Boulder

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MALINDA SCHAEFER ZARSKE is a K-12 engineering coordinator for the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is the curricula coordinator for the TEAMS Program, on the development team as well as a content editor for the TeachEngineering digital library, and has co-created and co-taught engineering elective courses for both high school and undergraduate students. A former middle and high school math and science teacher, she received her MAT in secondary science from the Johns Hopkins University and her MS in civil engineering from CU-Boulder.

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Jacquelyn Sullivan University of Colorado at Boulder

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JACQUELYN F. SULLIVAN is founding co-director of the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program and Laboratory. She co-created and co-teaches a First-Year Engineering Projects course, an Innovation and Invention course, and a service-learning Engineering Outreach Corps elective. Dr. Sullivan initiated the ITL's extensive K-12 engineering program and leads a multi-institutional NSF-supported initiative that created TeachEngineering, an online collection of K-12 engineering curricula. Dr. Sullivan has 14 years of industrial engineering experience and directed an interdisciplinary water resources decision support research center at CU for nine years. She received her PhD in environmental health physics and toxicology from Purdue University.

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Daniel Knight University of Colorado at Boulder

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DANIEL W. KNIGHT is the engineering assessment specialist at the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory and Program. He holds a BA in psychology from Louisiana State University, and an MS degree in industrial/organizational psychology and a PhD degree in counseling psychology, both from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Knight’s research interests are in the areas of retention, program evaluation and teamwork practices in engineering education. His current responsibilities include the assessment and evaluation of the ITL Program’s hands-on undergraduate courses and K-12 engineering initiatives.

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Janet Yowell University of Colorado at Boulder

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JANET L. YOWELL is a K-12 engineering coordinator for the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is the Lafayette liaison for the TEAMS Program and an editor for the TeachEngineering digital library. She holds a BA in communication from CU-Boulder. Prior to joining the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, she served as the technical editor for a CU water resources engineering simulation and optimization research center.

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Zarske, M., & Sullivan, J., & Knight, D., & Yowell, J. (2008, June), The Impact On Engineering Graduate Students Of Teaching In K 12 Engineering Programs Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. https://peer.asee.org/4306

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