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Using Graphic Novels To Communicate Engineering Experiences In An Urban Middle School

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2010 Annual Conference & Exposition


Louisville, Kentucky

Publication Date

June 20, 2010

Start Date

June 20, 2010

End Date

June 23, 2010



Conference Session

Student Attitudes and Perceptions

Tagged Division

Educational Research and Methods

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15.1325.1 - 15.1325.16



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Jennifer Atchison Drexel University

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Jennifer Atchison is a PhD candidate in the Department of Materials’ Science and Engineering at Drexel University and her area or research is focused on nanophotonics. She is a second year NSF Graduate Teaching Fellow in K-12 Education and is the Science Program Director for The Achievement Project.

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Dorothea Holmes-Stanley St. Cyprian's School

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Dorothea Holmes-Stanley is the science teacher for 5-8th grades at St. Cyprians School in Philadelphia.

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Adam Fontecchio Drexel University

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Dr. Adam Fontecchio is an Associate Professor and Assistant Department Head in the Drexel University Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and an Associate Dean of the College of Engineering, Co-Director of the A. J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, an affiliated member of the Materials Engineering Department, a member of the Center for Educational Research, and his research focuses on the area of nanophotonics. He is the recipient of a NASA New Investigator Award, the Drexel Graduate Student Association Outstanding Mentor Award, the Drexel University ECE Outstanding Research Achievement Award and the International Liquid Crystal Society Multimedia Prize. In 2003, he received a NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship to research NEMS/MEMS adaptive optics in the Microdevices Laboratory at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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Eli Fromm Drexel University

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Atchison, J., & Holmes-Stanley, D., & Fontecchio, A., & Fromm, E. (2010, June), Using Graphic Novels To Communicate Engineering Experiences In An Urban Middle School Paper presented at 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky. 10.18260/1-2--16640

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