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The Teams Program: A Study Of A Grades 3 12 Engineering Continuum

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2007 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Honolulu, Hawaii

Publication Date

June 24, 2007

Start Date

June 24, 2007

End Date

June 27, 2007

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Engineering Student Involvement in K-12 Programs

Tagged Division

K-12 & Pre-College Engineering

Page Count

9

Page Numbers

12.1475.1 - 12.1475.9

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https://peer.asee.org/2674

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22

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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. Her research interests include how K-12 students learn engineering. She is the curricula coordinator for the TEAMS program, a content editor for the TeachEngineering.org digital library, and has helped develop and teach engineering electives for high school and undergraduate students. A former middle and high school math and science teacher, she received her M.A.T. in secondary science from the Johns Hopkins University and her M.S. in civil engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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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.org digital library. She holds a BA in communication from the University of Colorado at 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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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-led the development of a first-year engineering projects course, and co-teaches Innovation and Invention 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.org, a digital library 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 B.A. in psychology from the Louisiana State University, and an M.S. degree in industrial/organizational psychology and a Ph.D. 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 duties include the assessment and evaluation of the ITL Program’s hands-on undergraduate courses and K-12 engineering outreach initiatives.

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Diana Wiant Centaurus High School

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DIANA WIANT is the coordinator and lead teacher of the Pre-Engineering Academy at Centaurus High School in Lafayette, Colorado. Her undergraduate work includes a BS in engineering and a MA in curriculum development. A West Point graduate, she combines her knowledge of engineering with a passion for teaching in her classes.

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Zarske, M., & Yowell, J., & Sullivan, J., & Knight, D., & Wiant, D. (2007, June), The Teams Program: A Study Of A Grades 3 12 Engineering Continuum Paper presented at 2007 Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii. https://peer.asee.org/2674

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