Publications and Conference Proceedings
Jeffries, SB. 2018. Taking Chances, Getting Messy, and Making Mistakes: Taking Cues from Ms. Frizzle to Teach Critical Thinking to Environmental First Year Students. Southeastern Biology Vol. 64.
Frohock, B, S Winterrowd,and M Gallardo-Williams. 2017. #IHeartChemistryNCSU: free choice, content, and elements of science communication as the framework for an introductory organic chemistry project. Chemistry Education Research and Practice. DOI: DOI: 10.1039/C7RP00132K
McLaughlin, A. and A. McGill. 2017. Explicitly Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in a History Course. Science & Education. doi:10.1007/s11191-017-9878-2
Vila-Parrish, A., T. Baldwin, L . Battestilli., H. Queen, J. Schmidt, and S. Carson. 2016. TH!NK: A Framework to Assess and Support Critical and Creative Thinking. ASEE Proceedings.
Parks, L.D. A Journey to Develop a First-year Course in Critical Thinking. And the Learning Community it Created. Advam. In Physiol. Edu. http://blog.lifescitrc.org/pecop/ 3.7.2016
Carson, S. 2015. Targeting critical thinking skills in a first-year undergraduate research course. JMBE. 16 (2): 148-156.
National and international conference proceedings and published abstracts
Parks, LD. and J. Meitzen. 2018. Engaging Students in Authentic Research in Lab-based Courses Increases Student Competency in Applying the Scientific Method and Increases Collaboration Between Teaching and Research Faculty. Experimental Biology Conference, San Diego, CA April 21-25.
Jeffries, SB. 2018. Taking Chances, Getting Messy, and Making Mistakes: Taking Cues from Ms. Frizzle to Teach Critical Thinking to Environmental First Year Students. Association of Southeastern Biologists meeting, Myrtle Beach, SC.
Auten, A. Writing the Self: Implementing and Assessing Autoethnography. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. October 2016, Los Angeles, CA.
Fyfe, P. Digital Pedagogy from Handwriting to Critical Making. SHORE Symposium (Supporting Humanities Online Research and Education), 2016. Purdue University, Lafayette, IN.
Vila-Parrish, AR. April 2016. Advancando y Evaluando el Pensiamento Creativo and Critico en la Aula. Erasmus+ Visiting Scholar Program. University de Pais Vasco-Gipuzkoa. San Sebastian, Spain.
Parks, LD and Lubischer, JL. 2016. The Formation of Student Learning Communities in a Life Science First-Year Course. FASEB. San Diego, CA.
Carson, S, S Queen, and D Chapman. Advancing and Assessing Creative Thinking in the Classroom. Oct 2015. 45th Annual Conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning. Savannah, GA.
Chapman, D, S Carson, and J Stanigar. Capturing Knowledge Creation and Formative Evaluation of Faculty Development Activities: New Learning and TH!NK. Oct 2015. 45th Annual Conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning. Savannah, GA.
Carson, S. Critical Thinking Scenarios Enhance Higher-order Cognitive Skills in a First-year Undergraduate Course. American Society for Microbiology Conference on Undergraduate Education. May 2015, Austin, TX.
Carson, S. Cultivating Critical and Creative Thinking in a First-year Undergraduate Research Course. Pre-ISSoTL CUR Symposium, October 2014, Quebec City.
Carson, S, C Zelna, D Moore. QEP Implementation at a Large Research-Intensive Institution: Transitioning from Design to Execution. SACS-COC General Meeting, December 2014, Nashville, TE.
Carson, S. 2017. Evaluation of REU Student Learning Outcomes. Biology Research Experiences for Undergraduates Principal Investigators Conference. Arlington, VA.
Allen, J. Reflective Teaching and Learning Strategies in Foreign Language Education. Italian Language Program Teaching Orientation, 2016. Duke University, Durham, NC.
Parks, L. 2016. STEM Initiative Fund (HHMI) to develop new BIO 183 labs that incorporate more critical thinking and active learning. $24,200.