Working Papers: 2010

Games and Simulations in Informal Science Education

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-14   December 2010

Author(s): Kurt Squire and Nathan Patterson

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Conservative Dual-Criterion Method for Single-Case Research: A Guide for Visual Analysis of AB, ABAB, and Multiple-Baseline Designs

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-13   December 2010

Author(s): Christopher M. Swoboda, Thomas R. Kratochwill, and Joel R. Levin

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Cyberinfrastructure and Scientific Collaboration: Application of a Virtual Team Performance Framework with Potential Relevance to Education

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-12   October 2010

Author(s): Sara Kraemer and Christopher A. Thorn

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Making Sense of Time as Context: Theoretical Affordances of Chronotopes in the Study of Schooling and School Success

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-11   September 2010

Author(s): Catherine Compton-Lilly

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The Epistemography of a Journalism Practicum: The Complex Mechanisms of Developing Journalistic Expertise

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-10   July 2010

Author(s): David Hatfield and David Williamson Shaffer

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Enhancing Middle School Students' Representational Fluency: A Classroom-Based Study

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-9   July 2010

Author(s): Mitchell J. Nathan , Martha W. Alibali, Kate Masarik, Ana C. Stephens, and Kenneth R. Koedinger

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Epistemography of an Urban and Regional Planning Practicum: Appropriation in the Face of Resistance

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-8   May 2010

Author(s): Elizabeth Bagley

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Hand Matching vs. Propensity Score Matching: An Empirical Comparison of Results From a Quasi-Experiment

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-7   May 2010

Author(s): Natalie A. Tran, Alan B. Nathan, and Mitchell J. Nathan

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Factors Influencing Change Initiatives to Improve K–20 STEM Education at California State University, Dominguez Hills: Final Case Study of SCALE Activities

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-6   April 2010

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora

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Unpacking an Engineering Practicum: Building Engineers, One Participant Structure at a Time

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-5   April 2010

Author(s): Gina Navoa Svarovsky

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System-Wide Reform in Science: The Impact of District and School Context Part I

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-4   February 2010

Author(s): Eric J. Osthoff, Vansa Shewakramani, and Kimberle Kelly

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Desegregation and the Achievement Gap: Do Diverse Peers Help?

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-3   February 2010

Author(s): Jane Cooley

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Artistic Production Processes as Venues for Positive Youth Development

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-2   February 2010

Author(s): Erica Halverson

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Designing and Testing Evaluation Tools to Inform Foundation Education Reforms and Build Grantee Capacity

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-1   January 2010

Author(s): Steven M. Kimball, Rachel Lander, Christopher A. Thorn, with Katie Herrem

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