Brett Merritt

Prototyping alternative futures for science education in the Anthropocene

Conference Activities

2009

Merritt, B.W. “Mind the Gap: An Examination of Scientific Concepts in Forests and in Lecture Halls.” Paper presented at the 10th International History and Philosophy of Science Teaching (IHPST) Group Conference, University of Notre Dame, IN. 25 Jun 2009.

Tuckey, S.F. & Merritt, B.W. “It’s About Time: Notions of Time and Classroom Inquiry.” Paper presented at the 10th International History and Philosophy of Science Teaching (IHPST) Group Conference, University of Notre Dame, IN. 25 Jun 2009.

2008

Merritt, B.W. “A Matter of Concern: Marginalizing the Voice of Reason(ing) in College Science Teaching.” Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, Baltimore. 31 Mar 2008.

Richmond, G., Parker, J.M., Urban-Lurain, M., Merritt, B.W., Merrill, J.E., & Patterson, R. “Assessment-Informed Instructional Design to Support Principled Reasoning in College-Level Biology.” Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, Baltimore. 30 Mar 2008.

Wilson, C.D., Merritt, B.W., Anderson, C.W., Merrill, J.E., & Parker, J.M. “Principled Reasoning and Procedural Display in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Model for Assessment.” Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, Baltimore. 30 Mar 2008.

Moscarella, R.A., Urban-Lurain, M. Merrill, J.E., Richmond, G., Patterson, R., Parker, J.M., Merritt, B.W., Wilson, C.D., & Long, T.M. “Understanding Undergraduate Students’ Conceptions In Science: Using Lexical Analysis Software to Analyze Students’ Constructed Responses in Biology.” Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, Baltimore. 30 Mar 2008.

Merritt, B.W., Wilson, C.D., Mohan, L., & Anderson, C.W. “Principled Reasoning about Biological Systems: Patterns across High School Students, Science Teachers, and University Science Faculty.” Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting [Conference], New York. 26 Mar 2008.

2007

Merritt, B.W. “Exploring Pre-Service Teachers’ Experiences as Students in Large, Undergraduate Science Courses.” Invited presentation at the Teachers for a New Era (TNE) Institute: Sustaining and Disseminating Change, Washington, DC. 24 Apr 2007.

Tuckey, S.F., Merritt, B.W., & Subedi, D. “WebPlans: A Web-based Approach to Technology Integration in Science Teacher Education.” Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, New Orleans. 16 Apr 2007.

Parker, J.M., Anderson, C.W., Merrill, J.E., Heidemann, M., Long, T., Merritt, B.W., Richmond, G., Sibley, D., Urban-Lurain, M., & Wilson, C.D. “Where has all the carbon gone? A thought paper on frameworks for assessing biology understanding.” Paper presented at the Conceptual Assessment in Biology (CAB) Conference, Boulder, CO. 3-4 Mar 2007.

Tuckey, S.F., Merritt, B.W., & Subedi, D. “WebPlans: A System for Meaningful Technology Integration into Science Teacher Education.” Paper presented at the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) International Conference, Clearwater, FLA. 6 Jan 2007.

2006

Merritt, B.W. “Developing a Framework for Diagnostic Assessment of Students’ Reasoning about Photosynthesis.” Poster presented at the NSF-Drury University STEM Assessment Conference: Assessment of Student Achievement (ASA), Washington, D.C. 19-21 Oct 2006.

Wilson, C.D., Anderson, C.W., Heidemann, M., Merrill, J.E., Merritt, B.W., Richmond, G., Sibley, D., Urban-Lurain, M., Parker, J. “Tracing Matter and Energy through Biological and Geological systems: Fundamental Problems of Students’ Understanding.” Paper presented at the NSF-Drury University STEM Assessment Conference: Assessment of Student Achievement (ASA), Washington, D.C. 19-21 Oct 2006.

Merrill, J.E., Patterson, R., Long, T., & Merritt, B.W. “Personal Response Devices in Large Enrollment Biology Courses.” Presentation at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Dallas, TX. 9-12 Oct 2006.

Merritt, B.W., Richmond, G., & Urban-Lurain, M. “Using Educational Technology & Pedagogical Innovation to Promote Undergraduates’ Understanding of Science.” Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, San Francisco. 5 Apr 2006.

2005

Merritt, B.W. & Grueber, D. “Using Experiences, Patterns & Explanations (EPE) to Plan Inquiry Lessons.” Presentation at the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) Conference, Detroit, MI. Mar 2005.

Merrill, J.E., Urban-Lurain, M., Rollins, S., & Merritt, B.W. “Analyzing Student Understanding of Biology Concepts with Text Analysis of Essay Problem Responses.” Paper presented at the LON-CAPA Users’ Conference, Columbia, SC. 7 Jan 2005.

1997

Merritt, B.W., Sheufelt, K., Dunlap, D., & Paterson, S. “Team Teaching: A to Z.” Presentation at the Michigan Association of Middle School Educators (MAMSE) Conference, Battle Creek, MI. Feb 1997.


Last updated: January 2017

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