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Accomplishments by Robert E. Bleicher

2015

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "High School Teacher and Student Understanding and Views of Climate Change." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at Association for Science Teacher Education. Portland, OR, January 2015.
  • "Scientific Argumentation: NGSS Practice for Improving Climate Change Education." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at Association for Science Teacher Education. Portland, OR, January 2015.
  • "High School Teachers and Students Knowledge and Views about Climate Change, a Nice NASA Example." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA, December 2014.

Publications:

  • "Improving climate change communication starting with environmental educators.." with J. Lambert. Journal of Geoscience Education. Vol. 62 No. 3 October 2014. 388-401.
  • "What counts as successful school subject literacy: Differing Views From Students, Teachers, and Parents." Critical Studies in Education. Vol. 55 No. 3 June 2014. 353-368. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17508487.2014.929017)

2014

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Charting a Course to Advance Educators’ Knowledge and Perceptions of Climate Change.." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, December 2013.
  • "Increasing the Chances of Implementing NGSS by Bolstering High School Teacher Knowledge and Views About Climate Change, a NICE NASA Example.." Paper delivered at American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, December 2013.
  • "Climate Science Knowledge Inventory." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, April 2013.
  • "PSTE as a Predictor of Science Content Knowledge." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Puerto Rico, April 2013.
  • "Self-efficacy in Service-learning Students.." with M. Correia and M. Buchanan. Paper delivered at American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, April 2013.

Publications:

  • "A Collaborative Action Research Approach to Professional Learning." Journal of Professional Development in Education. November 2013. 22-44. (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19415257.2013.842183#preview)
  • "Climate Change in the Preservice Teacher’s Mind." with J. Lambert. Journal of Science Teacher Education. Vol. 24 No. 6 April 2013. 999–1022. (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10972-013-9344-1#page-2)

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Framing Climate Change for the Preservice Teacher." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at Association for Science Teacher Education. Charleston, SC, January 2013. (http://theaste.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/ASTE2013FinalProgram.pdf)
  • "Self-efficacy and Knowledge of Climate Change Science.." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at Association for Science Teacher Education. Charleston, SC, January 2013. (http://theaste.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/ASTE2013FinalProgram.pdf)
  • "A framework for addressing skeptics' claims using evidence-based argumentation: Lessons learned from educational research." with J. Lambert, A. Edwards, and A. Henderson. Paper delivered at American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA, Dec 3, 2012.
  • "Argumentation Key to Communicating Climate Change to the Public." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA, December 2012.
  • "A Framework for Evaluation of Climate Science Professional Development Projects: A NICE NASA Example." with K. Comfort. Paper delivered at American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA, December 2012.
  • "Climate Science Investigations (CSI): South Florida Addressing Skeptics' Claims Using Evidence-based Argumentation." with J. Lambert, A. Edwards, B. Soden, and A. Henderson. Paper delivered at Geological Society of America. Charlotte, NC, November 2012.
  • "Is Your Program Successful? Research Design K-12 Teacher Professional Development Environmental Education." with J. Lambert, K. Comfort, S. Getty, and D. Zalles. Paper delivered at North American Association for Environmental Education. Oakland, CA, October 2012.
  • "Preservice teachers’ perspectives on global climate change." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at Association for Science Teacher Education. Clearwater, FL, January 2012.
  • "Knowledge of global climate change instrument." with J. Lambert. Paper delivered at Association for Science Teacher Education. Clearwater, FL, January 2012.
  • "Addressing preservice teachers’ ideas about climate change." with J. Lambert and J. Lindgren. Paper delivered at American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, December 2011.
  • "A framework for evaluation of climate science professional development projects: A NICE NASA example." with K. Comfort and J. Lambert. Poster delivered at American Geophysical Union. San Francisco. December 2011.
  • "Knowledge and attitudes of global climate change in preservice elementary teachers." with J. Lambert and J. Lindgren. Paper delivered at American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, April 2011.
  • "Increasing pre-service teachers’ intercultural awareness through service-learning." with M. Buchanan and M. Correia. Paper delivered at American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, April 2011.
  • "The service-learning triangulation assessment model (SLAM)." with A. Grove, P. Pacheco, and D. Rodriguez. Paper delivered at Continuums of Service Conference. San Diego, April 2011.

Publications:

  • "Preservice teachers’ perspectives on global climate change." with J. Lambert. International Journal of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses. Vol. 4 No. 1 January 2013. 65-72.
  • "Assessing Elementary Science Methods Students’ Understanding About Global Climate Change.." with J. Lambert and J. Lindgren. International Journal of Science Education. Vol. 34 No. 8 May 2012. 1167-1187.
  • "Using a “small moments” writing strategy to help undergraduate students reflect on their service-learning experiences." with M. Correia. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement. Vol. 15 No. 4 December 2011. 27-56.
  • "Assessing elementary science methods students' understanding about global climate change." with J. Lambert and J. Lindgren. International Journal of Science Education. Vol. DOI:10.1080/09500693.2011.633938 November 2011. 1-21.

Other Activities:

  • "Promoting Educational Leadership in Climate Science." Innovations in Climate Education, NASA. $593,000. 2012.

2010

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The piloting of two instruments to measure elementary methods students’ understanding and attitudes about global climate change.." with J. Lambert and J. Lindgren. Paper delivered at National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Philadelphia, PA, March 2010.

Publications:

  • "Increasing preservice teachers’ intercultural awareness through service-learning." with M. Buchanan and M. Correia. Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Teacher Education. Vol. 1, No. 1. September 2010. (http://www.jrslte.com)
  • "A service-learning model." with M. Buchanan and M. Correia. Quick hits for service-learning: Successful strategies by award-winning teachers. Edited by M. Cooksey and K. Olivares. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2010. 5-17.

2009

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Preservice Teacher Self-Efficacy and Science Interest." Paper delivered at Association for Science Teacher Education. Sacramento, CA, January 2010.
  • "Towards a pedagogy of reflection: Writing about small moments." with M. Correia. Paper delivered at American Educational Research Association. San Diego, CA, April 2009.
  • "Service-learning courses: Developing professional dispositions." with M. Correia and M. Buchanan. Paper delivered at AERA. San Diego, CA, April 2009.

Publications:

  • "Variable relationships among different science learners in elementary science methods courses.." with J. Lindgren. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education. Vol. 7 No. 4 2009. 293-313.

2008

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The Role of Faculty Development in Designing a Mission-based Student Ratings Instrument (Poster Presentation)." with E. Nuhfer, V. Adam, M. Buchanan, J. Elliott, M. Furmanski, R. Christopher, P. Smith, G. Wood, and H. Baker. Presented to Annual International Conference - North American Council for Staff, Program and Organizational Development & Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education Joint Conference. Reno, NV. Oct 23, 2008.

Publications:

  • "Professional development in action: Getting people to get along." with M. Buchanan, S. Behshid, C. Evans, and L. Ngarupe. University and School Connections: Research Studies in Professional Development Schools. Edited by I. Guadarrama, J. Ramsey, and J. Nath. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2008. 221-250.
  • "Internet pedagogy: using the internet to achieve student learning outcomes." Handbook of research on new literacies. Edited by J. Coiro, M. Knobel, C. Lankshear, and D. Leu . New York, NY: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2008. 1093-1107.
  • "Making connections to teach reflection." with M. Correia. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning. Vol. 14 2008. 41-49.

Other Activities:

  • Editorial Review Board Member. Journal of Science Teacher Education. 2008.
  • Claudia A. Balach University Mentor Teacher Researcher Award. American Education Research Association. 2008.

2007

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Interest in science and science teaching self-efficacy in preservice elementary teachers.." Paper delivered at The American Educational Research Association. New York, NY, March 2008.
  • "Towards a pedagogy of reflection in service learning courses.." with M. Correia. Paper delivered at The American Educational Research Association. New York, NY, March 2008.
  • "Establishing a culture of respect in a professional development school.." with M. Buchanan, S. Behshid, C. Evans, and L. Ngarupe. Paper delivered at The American Educational Research Association. New York, NY, March 2008.
  • "Implementing school-university partnerships: A case study of a service learning project aimed at making a difference for English Learners in elementary schools.." with M. Buchanan and M. Correia. Paper delivered at 3rd Annual CSU Conference on Community Based Teaching and Research: From Local to Global Perspectives. Los Angeles, CA, March 2008.

Publications:

  • "Nurturing confidence in preservice elementary science teachers." Journal of Science Teacher Education. Vol. 18 No. 6 December 2007. 841-860.
  • "Ensuring teacher retention in a PDS." with M. Buchanan, S. Behshid, C. Evans, and L. Ngarupe. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED497496. 2007. (http://www.eric.ed.gov)

Other Activities:

  • "Reading Institute for Academic Preparation Program for Special Educators." Institutes for Academic Preparation, California State University. $17,000. 2008.

2006

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Bet they stay: Ensuring teacher retention in a PDS.." with M. Buchanan, S. Behshid, C. Evans, and L. Ngarupe. Paper delivered at Professional Development Schools National Conference. Las Vegas, NV, March 2007.
  • "How to Teach the Science You Know: Science Pedagogical Content Knowledge." with J. Lindgren. Paper delivered at The Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. San Francisco, CA, April 2006.
  • "The Learning Cycle: Gaining Confidence to Teach in New Ways." with J. Lindgren. Paper delivered at The Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. San Francisco, CA, April 2006.
  • "Three Year Study of a Service Learning Project at CSU Channel Islands." with M. Correia. Paper delivered at The Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Francisco, CA, April 2006.

Publications:

  • "Synthesis of Organotin Polyamine Ethers Containing Acyclovir and their Preliminary Anticancer and Antiviral Activity." with C. Carraher, T. Sabir, M. Roner, K. Shahi, J. Roehr, and K. Bassett. Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials. Vol. 16 2006. 249-257.
  • "Service learning: building commitment to becoming teachers." with M. Buchanan and M. Correia. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED494939. 2006. (http://www.eric.ed.gov)
  • "Success in Learning Science and Preservice Science Teaching Self-efficacy." with J. Lindgren. Journal of Science Teacher Education. Vol. 16 2005. 205-225.
  • "Learning the Learning Cycle: The Differential Effect on Elementary Preservice Teachers." with J. Lindgren. School Science and Mathematics Journal. Vol. 105 2005. 61-72.

2005

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Access or Training? Why Aren't Science Teachers Using Technology More?." with J. Lindgren. Paper delivered at Association for Science Teacher Education. Portland, OR, January 2006.
  • "Integrated Science and Social Studies Lessons." Presented to California Science Teacher Association. Palm Springs, CA. October 2005.

Publications:

  • "Integrating Science and Social Studies Teaching Methods with a Global Perspective for Elementary Preservice Teachers." with T. Kirkwood. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue. Vol. 6 2004. 117-126.
  • "Revisiting the STEBI-B: Measuring Self-Efficacy in Preservice Elementary Teachers." School Science and Mathematics. Vol. 104 2004. 383-391.

Other Activities:

  • Editorial Review Board Member. Journal of Science Teacher Education. 2005.

2004

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The STEBI-B: Examining Grouping Variables Biases." Paper delivered at annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Diego, CA, April 2004.
  • "Preservice Teachers Learning to Serve and Serving to Learn." with M. Buchanan. Paper delivered at annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. San Diego, CA, April 2004.
  • "Using Global Issues in Preparing Preservice Teachers." with T. Kirkwood. Paper delivered at annual meeting of the American Education Research Association. San Diego, CA, April 2004.
  • "The Effect of Using the Learning Cycle to Teach Elementary Science Lessons on Preservice Teachers Self-Efficacy Beliefs." with J. Lindgren. Paper delivered at annual meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers of Science. Nashville, TN, January 2004.

Publications:

  • "A Self-Study of Two Professors Team-Teaching." with T. Kirkwood. The International Social Studies Forum. Vol. 3 2003. 203-217.
  • "Opportunities to Talk Science in a High School Chemistry Classroom." with K. Tobin and C. McRobbie. Research in Science Education. Vol. 33 2003. 319-339. (http://hdl.handle.net/10139/247)

2003

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Understanding and Use of the Learning Cycle and Elementary Preservice Teachers' Self-Efficacy." with J. Lindgren. Paper delivered at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Association (NARST). Philadelphia, PA, 2003. (mv)

Publications:

  • "Organotin Oligomeric Drugs Containing the Antiviral Agent Acyclovir." with C. Carraher. Metal- and Metalloid- Containing Macromolecules. Edited by C. Carraher, A. Abd-El-Azia, Z. Zeldin , and C. Pittman . New York: Wiley, 2003.
  • "Using a School University Partnership to Develop Middle School Integrated Mathematics Science Curriculum." Florida Educational Leadership Journal. Vol. 3 2002.
  • "Synthesis of Organotin Oligomeric Products from the Antiviral Agent Acyclovir." with C. Carraher. Journal of Polymer Science. Vol. 86 2002. 289-90.
  • Final Evaluation Report NSF Teacher Enhancement Project, 2000 - 2002 Pattern Exploration: Integrating Mathematics and Science in the Middle Grades (Extension of NSF 93-131). 86. with S. Robinson. Boca Raton, FL: FAU Publishing, 2002.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Engaging Large Classes. Exchanges. 0: (April 2003),