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Vertical Integration of Engineer Education in K-12 Rural Schools

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2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Publication Date

June 23, 2013

Start Date

June 23, 2013

End Date

June 26, 2013

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

K-12 Professional Development II

Tagged Division

K-12 & Pre-College Engineering

Page Count

21

Page Numbers

23.1355.1 - 23.1355.21

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https://peer.asee.org/22740

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98

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Gary R. Mayer Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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Dr. Gary Mayer is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. His research emphasizes formal model composition between disparate subsystem models. Other research interests include robotics and artificial intelligence. Dr. Mayer regularly teaches courses in software engineering, robotics, and modeling and simulation. He is a Botball Educational Robotics Program instructor and coordinator for the Greater St Louis Region. Dr. Mayer was awarded his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Arizona State University in 2009, his M.Sc. in Computer Science from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2004, and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with Aerospace Interest from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1992. He has ten years experience in program management and aeronautical engineering as an active duty U.S. Air Force officer.

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Allison Jane Fahsl Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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Dr. Allison J. Fahsl is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She has over 20 years of teaching experience in a variety of areas and levels including elementary, special education and higher education. Areas of interest and expertise include accommodations for students with disabilities, differentiated instruction, math and science instruction, and action research. Dr. Fahsl received her Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University in 2001.

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Stephen McCaire Marlette Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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Dr. Stephen Marlette is an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He has research interests that include the implementation and use of science education standards. His primary undergraduate teaching assignment is elementary and middle school science methods. At the graduate level he has helped design and teaches in a Masters of Arts program designed for second career STEM professionals. He also teaches a variety of courses to assist classroom teachers with curriculum development, analyzing their instruction and conducting action research. Dr. Marlette was awarded his Ph.D. from Kansas State University in 2002. During his professional career he has taught both middle and high school science, worked in professional development schools, and provided teacher professional development at all grade levels (K-12). He regularly collaborates with STEM faculty on various projects and grants to improve K-12 STEM learning. He currently is serving as a faculty fellow in the SIUE Center for STEM Research, Education and Outreach.

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Georgia Bracey Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

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Georgia Bracey is a research associate in the Center for STEM Research, Education, and Outreach at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She has a B.A. in Elementary Education and spent thirteen years teaching in public schools. In 2009, she received an M.S. in Physics and is currently a doctoral student in Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her research interests include physics/astronomy education, citizen science, and the integration of technology in teaching and learning.

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Mayer, G. R., & Fahsl, A. J., & Marlette, S. M., & Bracey, G. (2013, June), Vertical Integration of Engineer Education in K-12 Rural Schools Paper presented at 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. https://peer.asee.org/22740

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