GRANTS:

Kuiper, S.; Moore, T.; Collins, L.
(2005-2008). "Collaborative Research: Integrating Science and Active Learning into Data-Oriented Post-Calculus Probability and Statistics Courses." NSF CCLI DUE # 0510392, recommended for approval, $144,950.

Robertson, D.; Eckhart, V.; Brown, J.; Voyles, B.; Sullivan, C. NSF-DUE-CCLI-A&I, “Reform of Undergraduate Biology Education: Biological Inquiry and Integrative Biology”, 1999-2001. 

Schneider, M.B. Apple CLAC Macintosh II grant, computer for development of teaching software (with R. R. Cadmus), 8/89.

Schneider, M.B. NSF-ILI: Redesign of the General Physics Laboratory Utilizing Computer Technology, $36,597 (with S. J. Heilig as PI, and R. R. Cadmus, W. B. Case, P. J. H. Tjossem, and D. V. Schroeder), 7/92-12/94.

Schneider, M.B. NSF-CCD: New Science Project, $148,683 (with A. Solow, C. Sullivan, and J. Swartz), 1/94-7/96.

Schneider, M.B. NSF-ILI: A Computational Physics Laboratory and Course, $20,616, 6/95-12/97.

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS:

Schneider, M.B.; Stern, J. M. "Faculty Partnership in Orientation for Underrepresented Groups" NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Annual Conference, Chicago, March 9, 2010.

Schneider, M. B. "Teaching Quantum Mechanics to First-Semester Physics Students," accepted by The Physics Teacher, publication expected May 2010.

Smith, P.V. "Going Nodal”. Inside Higher Ed - Views, March 1, 2010.

Stern, J. NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) Annual Conference, March 2010, Chicago, IL – co-presented with Mark Schneider, "Faculty Partnership in Orientation for Underrepresented Students: The Grinnell Science Project (GSP)."

Walker, H. "The Role of Programming in Introductory Computing Courses," ACM Inroads, 1(2) June 2010.

Walker, H. "Eight Principles of an Undergraduate Curriculum," ACM Inroads, 1(1) March 2010, pp. 18-20.

Walker, H. "Wellness and the Classroom," ACM Inroads, 1(1) March 2010, pp. 27-30.

Walker, H. "Grading and the Allocation of Points," SIGCSE Bulletin, 41(4) Jan 2010, pp. 14-16.

Walker, H. "Placing Incoming Students in CS/Math/Statistics: from Version 1.3 toward Version 2.0," talk given at the Iowa Undergraduate Computer Science Consortium, February 4, 2010.

Keleman, H.C., and Walker, H.  "On the Philosophy of Computer Science within the Liberal Arts," ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 10(1), article 2, March, 2010.

Gregg-Jolly, L. A. "The Grinnell Science Project and the Evolution of an Introductory Biology Course". Conference on Improving Student Outcomes in Gateway Introductory Courses, The Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS), May 2009, Union College, Schenectady, NY.

Kuiper, S.; Collins, L. (2009) "Guided Labs That Introduce Statistical Techniques Used in Research From Multiple Disciplines." The American Statistician. 63(4) 343-347.

Kuiper, S. "Playing Games with a Purpose." American Statistical Association Joint Statistical Meetings, Washington D.C., August 2009. This presentation was given the Best Contributed Paper Award.

Kuiper, S.; Tintle, N.; and Andrews, D. "What’s Next? Post-Intro Statistics Courses." Poster Presentation, USCOTS, Columbus, Ohio, June 2009.

Kuiper, S.; Pearl, D.; Lesser, L.; Posner, M. "Letting Go of the Idea that Stats Class Can’t be Fun and Functional." USCOTS, Columbus, Ohio, June 2009.

Kuiper, S. "Integrating research from multiple disciplines into a second statistics course." Conference Celebrating 75 Years of Statistics at Iowa State, Invited Presentation, Ames, Iowa, May 2009.

Lindgren, C. "Teaching by Doing: Turning a Biology Curriculum Upside Down" e-Skeptic 18-November-2009.

Lopatto, D. (2009) "Science in Solution: The Impact of Undergraduate Research on Student Learning," Research Corporation for Science Advancement

Swartz, J.; Sullivan, C.H.; Praitis, V. (2009) Interdisciplinary Nodes, Assessing Interdisciplinary Learning, and Interdisciplinary Courses. Keck/PKAL Summer Institute: Facilitating interdisciplinary learning in STEM fields. VI:149. (abstract)

Walker, H. "Course Descriptions and Public Relations for Computer Science," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 41, No. 2, June 2009, pp. 74-75.

Walker, H. "A Lab-based Introduction to Computer Science that Emphasizes Collaboration," Talk given at SIGCSE 2009, April 25, 2009.

Walker, H. "Advanced Placement Computer Science: The Future of Tracking the First Year of Instruction," talk given at the ACM/Project Kaleidoscope/FaCE Workshop on Science Education at Grinnell College, March 6, 2009.

Gregg-Jolly, L. A. "Evolution of an Introductory Biology Course". Conference on Engaging Pedagogies held by Project Kaleidoscope and American Colleges of the Midwest. December 2008, Grinnell, IA.

Kuiper, S. (2008) "Introduction to Multiple Regression: How Much is Your Car Worth?" Journal of Statistics Education. 16(2).

Kuiper, S. "Stirring the Pot: Radical Ideas in Statistics Education." American Statistical Association Joint Statistical Meetings Invited Paper Presentation, Denver, Colorado, August, 2008.

Kuiper, S. "Integrating Research Projects in a First Statistics Course." USCOTS: CAUSE Webinar, July, 2008. Recorded and available at CAUSE Webinars.

Walker, H. "Advertising and Recruiting," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 40, No. 2, June 2008, pp. 16-17.

Walker, H. "Classroom issues: staying connected with the big picture," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 40, No. 4, December 2008, pp. 18-20.

Walker, H. "A Lab-based Introduction to Computer Science that Emphasizes Collaboration," talk given on at Grinnell College Computer Science for Thursday Extras, December 6, 2008.

Walker, H. "Games in the computer science classroom: good or evil?" Talks given at CS2 Workshop for Computer Science Faculty, October 2, 2008.

Walker, H. "Games Should be Banned from the Undergraduate CS Curriculum," Panel at SIGCSE 2008, June 16, 2008.

Walker, H. "Debate Presentation on the Evils of Games in the Undergraduate Curriculum" Talks given at Carthage College, March 14, 2008.

Gregg-Jolly, L A.; Lindgren, C.; Kuiper, S. "A Faculty Development Program for Bridging the Physical and Life Sciences in Undergraduate Education". pKAL F21 National Assembly, Chantilly, VA, November 2007.

Kuiper, S. (2007). "Interdisciplinary Labs Created for a First or Second Course in Statistics." 2007 Proceedings of the Joints Statistical Meetings. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

Kuiper, S. "Investigative Lab Modules with Interdisciplinary Applications." American Statistical Association Joint Statistical Meetings Invited Paper Presentation, Salt Lake City, Utah, August, 2007.

Kuiper, S. "Bringing Interdisciplinary Research into the Classroom." Poster Presentation, USCOTS, Columbus, Ohio, May 19, 2007.

Walker, H. with the Liberal Arts Computer Science Consortium, "A 2007 Model Curriculum for a Liberal Arts Degree in Computer Science," Journal on Education Resources in Computing (JERIC), Vol. 7, Issue 2, Article 2. June 2007.

Walker, H. "Reading and class work," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 2, June 2007, pp. 13-14.

Walker, H. "What image do CS1/CS2 present to our students?," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 4, December 2007, pp. 18-19.

Walker, H. "Panel on Existing CS Education Infrastructure," talk given at 12th Annual CCSC Central Plains Conference, Northwest Missouri State University, January 4, 2007.

Engel, K., Walker, H. "Research Exercises: immersion experiences to promote information literacy," Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Vol 21, Issue 4, April 2006, pp. 61-68.

Kuiper, S. "Teaching Statistics with Interdisciplinary Data Collection Applets." Kansas City Regional Mathematics Technology EXPO, Kansas City, Missouri, September 29, 2006.

Schneider, M.B. "The Grinnell Science Project” ACM FaCE Project, Women in Science Networking Seminar, Coe College, March 4, 2006.

Sullivan, C.H.; Bosse, C.J.; Gregg-Jolly, L.A.; Lindgren, C.A.;  Praitis, V.; Robertson, D.C.; Voyles, B.A. (last five authors contributed equally) (2006) Making connections: An inquiry-based cell biology course that integrates biology and chemistry. Mol. Biol. Cell:17 (suppl): Abstract #1954. (CD ROM).

Levine, D., Walker, H. "XP practices applied to grading" SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol 38, Issue 1, March 2006, pp. 173-177.

Walker, H., and Engel, K. "Research Exercises: Immersion Experiences to Promote Information Literacy," Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 21(4), pp. 61-68. April, 2006.

Walker, H. "Thoughts on Student Feedback to Help Teaching," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 4, December 2006, pp. 13-14.

Walker, H. "Thoughts about Lecturing," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 2, June 2006, pp. 19-21.

Lindgren, C.A., C.H. Sullivan, and D.E. Lopatto. (2005). Total Immersion Biology: A course that engages first-year undergraduate students in cell biology research. Mol. Biol. Cell 16: 449a.

Schneider, M. B. "Activity-Based Statistical Physics for First-Year Students" American Physical Society Forum on Education Newsletter (Spring 2005).

Hunter, J.; Ketter, J.; Rod, C.; Schneider, M.B.; Stuhr, R. "Improving Student Learning through Collaboration," ACM Conference on Synergies for Student Learning, Carleton College, August 2, 2005.

Walker, H. "The Tao of Computing: A Down-to-earth Approach to Computer Literacy," Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2005.

Walker, H. "What Should Be in a Syllabus?," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 37, No. 4, December 2005, 19-21.

Walker, H. "Mathematics and CS Topics in the CS Classroom," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 37, No. 2, June 2005, 15-17.

Walker, H. (with other department members, for students), "Restructuring the Math/CS Department," talks given at Macalester College as Pew Foundation Visiting Speaker, May 12, 2005.

Engel, K., Walker, H. "Research Exercises: A sequenced approach to just-in-time information literacy instruction," Research Strategies, Vol 19, Issue 2, July 2004, pp. 135-147

Jordan, J.; Kuiper, S.; Legler, J.; and Holcomb, J. "Innovative Ideas in the Statistics Classroom." Joint Statistical Meetings Contributed Panel Session, Toronto, Canada, August, 2004.

Schneider, M. B. "Discovery-based Gauss’s Law," American Journal of Physics, vol. 72, pp. 1272-1275 (2004).

Walker, H. "Academic Honesty in the Classroom," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 4, December 2004, 18-19.

Walker, H. "What Teachers Should, Can, and Cannot Do," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 2, June 2004, 20-21.

Kuiper, S. "Using Excel and Web Based Tools to Replace Statistical Software Packages." Kansas City Regional Mathematics Technology EXPO, Kansas City, Missouri, October, 2003.

Marzluff, E. "Grinnell College’s New Science Project: Welcoming the Under Represented into the Scientific Community." Clark Lindgren, James Swartz and Elaine Marzluff, presented at the PEW conference on Attracting and Retaining Majors in the Sciences, Chicago, March 7-9, 2003.

Voyles, B. "Inquiry-Based Biology and Biological Chemistry: An Evolutionary Tale." In "Reinvigorating the Undergraduate Experience: Successful Models Supported by NSF’s AIRE/RAIRE Program." Editors: Linda R. Kauffman, Janet E. Stocks. Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), 2003.

Walker, H. "Do Computer Games Have a Role in the Computing Classroom," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 35, No. 4, December 2003, 18-19.

Walker, H. "Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science: What, How Much, Who, When" talk at UNITEC Institute of Technology, Auckland, NZ, June 2, 2003.

Brown, J.,  C. Caruso, L. Mottl and V. Eckhart. "Promoting an understanding of biological inquiry: curricular reform and Grinnell College’s Center for Prairie Studies." Annual Meeting for the Ecological Society of America/Society for Ecological Restoration. Tucson, AZ, August, 2002.

Hare, J.; Voyles, B.; Lopatto, D.; Gregg-Jolly, L.A.
"Teaching Introductory Biology at Grinnell College with Microbiology and Inquiry-Based Methods" Annual Meetings of the American Society for Microbiology, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2002.

Schneider, M.B. "Simple Experimental Realizations of Quantum Mysteries" Gordon Research Conference, Physics Research and Education: Quantum Mechanics, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, June 2002.

Sullivan, C.H., C.A. Lindgren, J.M. Brown, and D.E. Lopatto. (2002). The student as scientist: a first course biology at Grinnell College. Ninth National Conference of the Council on Undergraduate Research, Connecticut College, New London, CT.

Walker, H. "Teaching and a Sense of the Dramatic, Act II, SIGCSE Bulletin," Vol. 34, No. 4, Dec. 2002, 18-19.

Walker, H. "Challenges facing CS Departments at Liberal Arts Institutions" talk on November 15, 2002.

Brown, J., and C. Caruso. "Prairie Restoration: An introduction to Biological Inquiry." Annual Meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology. University of Hawaii at Hilo, July, 2001.

Marzluff, E. "When is Information Technology Better than the Blackboard?" Presented at the PKAL F21 Annual Meeting, University of Madison, October 19-21, 2001.

Schneider, M. B. "Encouragement of Women Physics Majors at Grinnell College: A Case Study," The Physics Teacher, vol 39, p. 280 (May 2001).

Walker, H. "Teaching and a Sense of the Dramatic, SIGCSE Bulletin," Vol. 33, No. 4, Dec. 2001, 16-17.

Brown, Jonathan. "Workshop on teaching evolution." Society for the Study of Evolution Annual Meeting. University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN, June, 2000.

Lindgren, C.; Schneider, M.B. "Active Learning in Science Education: A Fad or a Fix?" Des Moines Area Sigma Xi, January 25, 2000.

Marzluff, E. "Undergraduate Research Using High Performance Mass Spectrometry" Presented at the Council of Undergraduate Research National Meeting, College of Wooster, June 22-25, 2000.

Marzluff, E.
"Forty years of Undergraduate Research at Grinnell College" T. Andrew Mobley, Luther Erickson, Mark Levandoski, Leslie Lyons, Martin Minelli, Lee Sharpe presented at the Council of Undergraduate Research National Meeting, College of Wooster, June 22-25, 2000.

Marzluff, E.; Erickson, L.; Lyons, L.; Minelli, M.; Mines, G.; Sharpe,L.
"From One Modular Course to Modules for Everyone" Oral presentation by Elaine Marzluff at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 26-30, 2000.

Walker, H. "Balancing the Forest and the Trees in Courses," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 4, Dec. 2000, 17-18.

Walker, H. "Notes on Grading," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 2, June 2000, pp. 18-19.

Brown, Jonathan. "Laboratory exercises to teach principles of heritability." Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. University of Wisconsin at Madison, June, 1999.

Marzluff, E. "Course Web Pages in Introductory and Physical Chemistry" at the 1999 Annual MACTLAC (Midwestern Association of Chemistry Teachers at Liberal Arts Colleges) Meeting. Augustana College, October 15-16, 1999.

Schneider, M.B. "Workshop Physics: More Learning and Less Teaching" Grinnell College Alumni (Reunion) College, June 1999.

Walker, H. "Guided Reading and Seminar Issues," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 31, No. 4, Dec. 1999, pp. 27-28.

Walker, H. "Finding Interesting Examples and Assignments for CS 1/2 Assignments," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol 31, No. 2, June 1999, pp. 24-25.

Walker, H. "Modules to Introduce Assertions and Loop Invariants Informally Within CS1: Exp. and Observations" SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 2, June 1998, pp. 31-35.

Walker, H. "The Balance Between Programming and Other Assignments," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 4, Dec. 1998, pp. 23a-25a.

Walker, H. "Writing Within the Computer Science Curriculum," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 30, No. 2, June 1998, pp. 24-25.

Schneider, M.B. "A Lab-Based, Lecture-Free General Physics Course," BAPS 42, 999, (1997).

Schneider, M.B. "A Lab-Based Lecture-Free General Physics Course" Project Kaleidoscope Workshop, Undergraduate Physics Curricula: What Works and What Needs to Be Done, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, September 1997.

Walker, H. "Collaborative Learning: A Case Study for CS1 at Grinnell College and UT-Austin," SIGCSE Bulletin, Vol. 29, No. 1, March 1997, pp. 209-213.

Schneider, M.B. “Workshop Physics at Grinnell” Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, November 1996.

Schneider, G.M., Walker, H. "A Revised Model Curriculum for a Liberal Arts Degree in Computer Science," Comm. of the ACM, Vol. 39, No. 12, Dec. 1996, pp. 85-95.

Schneider, M.B. "The New Science Project" Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, April 1995.

Subramaniam, V., Sykes, I., Walker, H. "An Expert System to Place Incoming Students in Math and CS Classes," J. of CS Ed., Vol. 5, pp. 137-148 (1995).

Hanzawa, F.M. and C.H. Sullivan. (1994). Early research experience to foster success of students traditionally under-represented in science: The New Science Project at Grinnell College. Fifth National Conference of the Council on Undergraduate Research, Bates College, Lewiston, ME.

Schneider, M.B. "The New Science Project" Project Kaleidoscope Workshop, The Art and Craft of Reform, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, June 1994.

Schneider, M.B. "The New Science Project" Project Kaleidoscope Workshop, Introductory Courses, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, August 1994.

Schneider, M. B. and P. J. H. Tjossem. "Winter Break Research Projects for Underrepresented Students at Grinnell College," CUR Newsletter vol. XIII, no. 3, p. 40 (1993).

Schneider, M.B. "Modern Physics in a Calculus-based Introductory Physics Course," BAPS 38,1055 (1993).

Schneider, M.B. "Workshop Physics at Grinnell" Grinnell College, Grinnell Iowa, 1993.

Schneider, M.B. "The New Science Project: Stimulating Curricular Reform in Introductory Science" Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin, 1993.

Sullivan, C.H. and F. M. Hanzawa. (1992). Mentoring Program for Introductory Biology at Grinnell College. Council on Undergraduate Research Newsletter XII: 32-36.