Conference Presentations:

2015


Minshew, L.M. & Anderson, J.L. (2015). Teacher implementation of co-designed iPad integrated science instruction. Presented at the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada March 2-16, 2015. Outstanding Paper Award.

Minshew, L.M. & Anderson, J.L. (2015). Teacher efficacy in 1:1 tablet integration: Year 2. Presented at the Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada March 2-16, 2015.

Anderson, J.L, Minshew, L.M., & Horner, M.V. (2015). Overcoming Barriers: Institutional Barriers in a 1:1 iPad Initiative at a High Needs Urban School. Submitted to American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Horner, M.V., Minshew, L.M. (2015). Social Justice in 1:1 Initiatives: Schools, Transformation Models and Ameliorating the Achievement Gap. Submitted to American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Caprino, K., Compreatore, A., Bean, M. & Anderson, J. (2015). Cambourne's Conditions for Learning as Framework for Teachers' TPACK Acquisition and Application Through Professional Development. Submitted to American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.


2014

Minshew, L.M. & Anderson, J.L. (2014). Teacher Efficacy in a 1:1 Science Classroom: A Case Study. Paper to be presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association for Science Teacher Education. Blowing Rock, NC. September 19-20, 2014.

Bean, M., Minshew, L.M., Horner, M.V., Bolick, C., Anderson, J., & Justice, J. (2014) No Dusty Textbooks Needed: iPadagogy in the Social Studies Classroom. To Be Presented at the National Conference of Social Studies, Boston, MA. November 21-23, 2014.

Anderson, J., & Wall, S.D. (2014) Kinecting Physics: Aiding student conceptualization of physics through visualization. Presented at the International Conference of Learning Sciences, Boulder, CO, June 2014.

Wall, S.D. & Anderson, J.L. . (2014) Kinecting in Physics: Aiding student conceptualization of physics through visualization. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 2014.

Wall, S.D., & Anderson, J.L. (2014). Peer Interactions and Identity Development in Elementary Science Teacher Education. Presented at  the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2014. 

Wall, S.D., & Anderson, J.L. (2014). Peer Interactions and Identity Development. Presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, April 2014.

Caprino, K., Minshew, L., & Anderson, J. (2014). Teacher Efficacy in 1:1 Tablet Integration. Presented at the SITE Conference, Jacksonville Florida, March 2014.

Rawson, C. & Anderson, J.L. (2014). Synergy for Science: Design and preliminary results of a collaborative lesson plan design project. Poster presented at the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Conference, January 2014.

2013

Anderson, J. (2013). Students conceptual understanding about plant structure and function. Paper presented at the Annual International Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Puerto Rico, April 2013.

Wall, S.D. & Anderson, J. (2013). Blogging and the development of science teacher identity in pre-service elementary teachers. Paper presented at the Annual International Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Puerto Rico, April 2013.

Anderson, J. (2013). Students conceptual understanding about plant structure and function. Paper presented at the Annual International Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA, May 2013.

Wall, S.D. & Anderson, J. (2013). Blogging and the development of science teacher identity in pre-service elementary teachers. Paper presented at the Annual International Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA, May 2013.

2012

Anderson, J. & Skylhuis, D. (2012). Teacher Education Initiative - Science. American Colleges of Teacher Education Conference. Washington DC, October, 2012.

Anderson, J.L.,  Justice J. & Wall, S.D. (2012) Using Blogging As A Disruptive Design For Learning in Pre-Service Teacher Education Courses. Paper presented at the International Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching. March 2012.

Wall, S.D., Anderson, J., & Justice, J. (2012). Structured Communities, science instruction development and the use of digital medial in pre-service elementary teacher education programs.  Paper presented at the International Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching. March 2012.

Boyd, A., Gorham, J., Justice, J. & Anderson, J. (2012) Pouring the Apprenticeship of Observation Into the Preservice Blender: Mix, Crush, or Puree? Paper presented at the American Education Research Association International Conference. Vancouver, B.C. Canada April 2012.

Anderson, J. & Skylhuis, D. (2012).  Teacher  Education Initiative - Science. Society for Technology Education Conference. Austin, TX. February 2012.

2011

Anderson, J., Justice, J., Nichols, K., Jones, J., Wall, S., Crompton, H., Altheiser, L., & Boyd, A. (2011) The affordances of blogging on establishing communities of practice in a pre-service elementary teacher education program. Paper to be presented at the American Educational Research Association International Conference. New Orleans, LA.  April 2011.

Anderson, J., Justice, J., Nichols, K., Jones, J., Wall, S., & Crompton, H., Altheiser, L., & Boyd, A. (2011). The development of elementary teacher science identity. Paper presented to the National Association of Research in Science Teaching International Conference. Orlando, FL. April 2011.

2010

Anderson, J. (2010). The Impact of Using Video Games and /or Virtual Environments in Pre-Service Elementary Teacher Science Education. Paper presented at the International Conference of Learning Sciences. Chicago, IL. June/July 2010.

Anderson, J. (2010). Developing ecological stewardship and civic engagement though student participation in virtual worlds. Paper presented at the International Conference of the America Educational Research Association, Denver, CO. April 30 - May 4, 2010. 

Anderson, J. & Barnett, M. (2010). Using Video Games to Support Pre-Service Elementary Teachers Learning of Basic Physics Principles. Paper presented at the International Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching. Philadelphia, PA. March 2010.
Anderson, J. (2010). Developing ecological stewardship in elementary school through student     participation in virtual worlds. Poster presented at the International Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching. Philadelphia, PA. March 2010.


Miller, M.A., Anderson, J., Jordan, A.W., & Zorigian, K.A. (2010) Ways to get kids talking about the content areas: Reading groups across grade levels in science and social studies classrooms. Poster presented at the Council for Exceptional Children's annual conference. Nashville, Tennessee.

Miller, M.A., Zorigian, K.A., Jordan, A., & Anderson, J. (2010). Using collaborative reading groups in the content areas to improve motivation in students with learning and behavior problems. Paper presented at the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders' annual conference. Kansas City, Missouri.

2009

Anderson, J. (2009). Real conversations in virtual worlds: The impact of student conversations on understanding science knowledge in elementary classrooms. Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of the American Educational Research Association April 13-17, 2009. San Diego, CA.
Anderson, J. & Barnett, M. (2009). Using video games to support pre-service teachers learning of basic physics principles - A Pilot Study. Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of the American Educational Research Association , April 13-21, 2009. San Diego, CA.

Anderson, J. (2009). Real conversations in virtual worlds: The impact of student conversations on understanding science knowledge in elementary classrooms. Paper presented at the Annual International Conference  of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching,  April 17-21, 2009, Garden Grove, CA.

2008
Anderson, J., Jong, C. and Barnett, M. (2008). Virtual World, Real Impact: Gender, Race and the Use of a 3D Virtual World to Teach Concepts Around Water Quality. Annual International Conference of the  National Association for Research in Science Teaching , March 30-April 2, 2008, Baltimore Maryland.

Anderson, J. (2008). Using Educational Computer and Video-games in K-12 Classrooms to Promote Learning: A Critical Literature Review. Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, March 30-April 2, 2008, Baltimore Maryland. 

Anderson, J., Jong, C. and Barnett, M. (2008). Virtual World, Real Impact: Gender, Race and the Use of a 3D Virtual World to Teach Concepts Around Water Quality. Annual International Conference of the American Educational Research Association , New York City, New York, March 24-28, 2008.

2007

Anderson, J. and Barnett, M. (2007). The Kids Got Game: Using Quest Atlantis, a 3D Virtual Computer Game to Develop Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills in Middle School Science Classrooms.  Presented at Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) - April 2007, New Orleans, LA

Anderson, J. and Barnett, M. (2007). The Kids Got Game: Using Quest Atlantis, a 3D Virtual Computer Game to Develop Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills in Elementary Science Classrooms. Presented at Annual International Conference of the American Educational Research Association , April 2007, Chicago, IL.

Anderson, J., Barnett, M. and Bergin, J. (2007) Quest Atlantis: Using computer gaming technology to teach problem solving surrounding water quality and environmental issues. Presented at National Science Teachers Association (NSTA),  March 2007, St. Louis, Missouri.

2006

Anderson, J. and Barnett, M. (2006). Using Activity Theory to Analyze and Describe Special Needs Students Understanding of Engineering Design Principles Through Lego Robotics. Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, CA. April 2006.

Anderson, J., Barnett, M. and Higginbotham, T. (2006). Didn't I Tell You That? Challenges and Tensions in Developing and Sustaining School-University Partnerships. Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching,  San Francisco, CA. April 2006.

Higginbotham, T., Anderson, J. , Rosca, C., Barnett, M., Jecunas, D., Copeland, S., and Zincowski, J. (2006). The Story of One Urban High School's Efforts to Improve Student Attitudes, Motivation, Self-Efficacy and Perceptions of Self, School, and Science through Project-Based Science Instruction.  Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of  the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, CA. April 2006.

Higginbotham, T., Barnett, M, Anderson, J. Building trust between partners: University, teacher, and administrators in K-12 schools. (2006).  Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, CA. April 2006.

Anderson, J., Barnett, M. and Higginbotham, T. (2006). Didn't I Tell You That? Challenges and Tensions in Developing and Sustaining School-University Partnerships. Paper presented at the International Conference of Learning Sciences, Indiana University , Bloomington, IN. June 2006.

Higginbotham, T., Anderson, J. , Rosca, C., Barnett, M., Jecunas, D., Copeland, S., and Zincowski, J. (2006). The Story of One Urban High School's Efforts to Improve Student Attitudes, Motivation, Self-Efficacy and Perceptions of Self, School, and Science through Project-Based Science Instruction. Paper presented at the International Conference of Learning Sciences, Indiana University , Bloomington, IN. June 2006,

Anderson, J., & Barnett, M. Innovative Session: Early Childhood Robotics for Learning. (2006) Paper presented at the International Conference of Learning Sciences, June 2006, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

2005

Anderson, J.L., Higginbotham, T. and Barnett, M. (2005). Chamberlain High School: An Urban HighSchool's efforts to improve students' attitudes, motivations, self-efficacy, and perceptions of self, school and science - Early findings. Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Dallas, TX. April 2005

Bellegarde, H., Barnett, M., Pfitzner, A., Anderson, J., Houle, M., & Kafka, A. (2005). Inviting Students into The World of Seismology Research: Impact on Student Understanding of Seismological Concepts. Paper presented at the 2005 annual meeting of the Annual International Conference of National Association for Research in Science Teaching.   Dallas, TX. April 2005.
Anderson, J., Higginbotham, T. and Barnett, M.(2005). Chamberlain High School: An Urban High School's efforts to improve students' attitudes, motivations, self-efficacy, and perceptions of self, school and science - Early findings Paper presented at the Annual International Conference of the American Educational Research Association,  Montreal, Canada, April 2005.
Anderson, J. and Barnett, M. (2005). Using Activity Theory to Analyze and Describe Special Needs Students Understanding of Engineering Design Principles Through Lego Robotics. Paper presented at the International ROBOLAB Conference, Austin, TX. August 2005.
Anderson, J. (2005) Activity Theory, Special Needs, and Engineering Design Understandings. Paper presented at Science Education at the Crossroads. University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. October 2005. Regional / State Conferences
Anderson, J., Higginbotham, T. and Barnett, M.(2005) Chamberlain High School: An Urban High School's efforts to improve students' attitudes, motivations, self-efficacy, and perceptions of self, school and science - Early findings. Presented at the Boston College Graduate Association Research Forum, April, 2005.

Invited Talks:

Technology and the Millenials Panel - UNC Chapel Hill Board of Trustees Meeting - January 2013

Microsoft Teacher Education Initiative - October 2012 - AACTE - Washington, D.C.

Microsoft Teacher Education Initiative - May 2012 - UNC Chapel Hill          

Microsoft Teacher Education Initiative - February 2012. - SITE Conference - Austin, Tx

Pre-service elementary science teacher identity development through blogging in communities of practice -Brown Bag Seminar Series - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - March 2011

STEM Education in the 21st Century - The College Board - March 2011

Virtual Worlds and Learning in Science: Marianist Educational Consortium Science and Math Conference Keynote - July 2010

Haw River Elementary School Ecosystems Professional Development -
June 2010/ September 2010 -  Alamance County, North Carolina

Quest Atlantis Workshop and Professional Development -
January 2010 - Haw River Elementary School - Alamance County, North Carolina.     

Virtual Worlds, Learning and the Millennial Student-
Department of Health Policy and Management - Gillings School of Global Public Health - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - March 2010

Virtual Worlds, Learning and Science: How the digital age impacts student learning -
High School Journal Conference Invited Talk - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - March 2010    

Virtual World, Real Impact: How digital environments can impact student learning in science -
Department of Geological Sciences - East Carolina University - October 2009.     

Video Games Designed for Education -
Department of Computer Science UNC-CH - Spring 2009     

Virtual World, Real Impact: Using Computer/Video games to teach science in elementary classrooms. UNC School of Education Brown Bag Lecture Series - December 2008

Quest Atlantis Professional Development and Workshop -
November 2006 - Jackson Mann Elementary School - Boston Public Schools

Quest Atlantis Professional Development and Workshop -
August 2006 - St. Columbkille Elementary School, Mc Devitt Middle School Teachers - Held at Boston College









Conferences Presentations and Invited Talks