Selected publications, proceedings, and presentations

STEAM

Publications & Proceedings

  • Tsurusaki, B. K., Tzou, C., Carsten Conner, L. D., & Guthrie, M. (2017). 5th-7th grade girls’ conceptions of creativity: Implications for STEAM education. Creativity Education, 8, 255-271.
  • Teal-Sullivan, P., Carsten Conner, L., Guthrie, M., Pompea, S., Tsurusaki, B., & Tzou, C. (2017). Colorful Chemistry: Painting with the power of chemical reactions. Science and Children, 54(8), 34-40.
  • Tsurusaki, B. K., Tzou, C., Carsten Conner, L., & Guthrie, M. (2016). Colors of Nature: Exploring middle school girls’ notions of creativity in an art/science academy. In Looi, C. K., Polman, J., Cress, U., and Reimann, P. (Eds.). Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners: The International Conference of Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2016, Volume 2, 1269-1270. Singapore: International Society of the Learning Sciences.
  • Tzou, C., Conner, L., Guthrie, M., & Pompea, S. (2014). Colors of Nature: connecting science and arts education to promote STEM-related identity work in middle school girls. In Polman, J. L., Kyza, E., O’Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O’Connor, K., Lee, T., and D’Amico, L. (Eds.). (2014). The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014: Learning and becoming in practice (3: pp1555-1556). Boulder, CO: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Peer-Reviewed Presentations

  • Tzou, C., Tsurusaki, B., Conner, L., & Guthrie, M. (2017). Colors of Nature: Art/Science agency in intersecting figured worlds. National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Antonio, TX.
    Tsurusaki, B. K., Tzou, C., Conner, L., & Guthrie, M. (2016). Colors of Nature: Exploring middle school girls’ notions of creativity in an art/science academy. Poster presented at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Singapore.
  • Tzou, C., Tsurusaki, B. K., Conner, L., Guthrie, M., & Pompea, S. (2016). Colors of nature: Arts as authoring and identity pathway in science learning. In Calabrese Barton (Chair) Equity and access in science: Understanding pathways frameworks for youth learning and development. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Conner, L. C., Tzou, C., Pompea, S., Guthrie, M., & Tsurusaki, B. (2015). Integrating art and science through “design challenges”. Poster presented at the fall meeting of American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, CA.

Badges

Publications & Proceedings

Horstman, T.; Bell, P.; Bricker, L. & Van Horne, K. (July 2012). “Designing Badges for Use in a Project-Based Learning Curriculum Facilitated by a Social Media Platform.” Presentation in the symposium “The Use of Game Design, Social Learning Networks, and Everyday Expertise to Engage Youth with Contemporary Science,” The Tenth International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), Sydney, Australia.

Peer-Reviewed Presentations

  • Horstman, T.; Tierney, G. & Tzou, C. (April 2017). Analysis of educational achievement systems for equity and access. Poster presented at National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST). San Antonio, TX.
  • Horstman, T.; Tierney, G. & Tzou, C. (October 2016). Analysis of educational achievement systems for equity and access. Presentation at Refiguring Games (ReFIG). Montreal, CA.
  • Horstman, T. & Tzou, C. (April 2016). Achievement Systems and Learning: Methods for Analyzing Digital Badge Systems. In Horstman, T.; Gamrat, C.; & Bell, A. (co-chairs). Democratizing Learning through Digital Badges: Theoretical and Analytical Frameworks to Advance Design and Research. American Educational Research Association (AERA).
  • Horstman, T.; Tzou, C.; Nelson, S.; Schooley, I.; Goertz, A. (June 2015). Digital Badges for College Credit: Motivating Learning in Informal Science Programs Through Digital Badges. Digital Media and Learning (DML). Los Angeles, CA.
  • Tzou, C. & Horstman, T. (August 20-22, 2014). Badges for College Credit (BCC): Motivating learning in informal science programs through digital badge systems. The National Science Foundation (NSF) Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Program. Washington, D.C.

Games & Learning

Publications & Proceedings

  • Phillips, R.S., & Horstman, T. (2014). Engagement and Games for Learning: Expanding Definitions and Methodologies. Simulation & Gaming. Los Angeles: Sage.
  • Phillips, R.; Horstman, T.; Petrick Smith, C.; Ballweber, C.; Conforti Preszler, N.; Vye, N.; Bransford, J. (June 2014). Educational Games in the Classroom: Design-based Research and Methods for Classroom Mediation International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS). Boulder, CO.
  • Horstman, T. (2011). Separating technology from science in education: An ISE research brief discussing Eijck & Claxton’s Rethinking the notion of technology in education: Techno-epistemology as a feature inherent to human praxis. Seattle: University of Washington. www.research2practice.info
  • Horstman, T. (2011). The impact of Darwin’s metaphor in teaching evolutionary theory: An ISE research brief discussing Pramling’s The role of metaphor in Darwin and the implications for teaching evolution. Seattle: University of Washington. www.research2practice.info.
  • Horstman, T., & Kerr, S. T. (2010). An Analysis of Design Strategies for Creating Educational Experiences in Virtual Environments. In M. S. Khine & I. M. Saleh (Eds.), New Science of Learning: Cognition, Computers and Collaboration in Education (pp. 183–203). New York: Springer.

Peer-reviewed Presentations

  • Conforti-Preszler, N.; Ballweber, C. & Horstman, T. (October 2013). Mathematics Engagement and Learning in Educational Game Play. Northwest Math Conference (NWMC). Bellevue, WA.
  • Chang, Edmond (Chair); Horstman, T.; Schenold, T.; Karlova, N.; & Kopas, M. (April 2013). Roundtable: Keywords for Video Game Studies. Pacific Northwest American Studies Association (PNASA). Seattle, WA.
  • Phillips, R. S.; Petrick Smith, C.; Horstman, T.; Janisiewicz, P.; & Aghababyan, A. (August 2013). Maximizing the use of human coders and automated techniques to study learning in educational games. European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI). Munich, Germany.
  • Horstman, T. (Feb. 2013). Aligning Game Mechanics and Learning Objectives in Games for Learning. inter-Science of Learning Conference (iSLC).
  • Horstman, T. (May 2012). Complexities in Evaluating the Effectiveness of Games for Learning. Presented at the Gaming Keywords Colloquium. Seattle, WA.
  • Horstman, T. & Chen, M. (April 2012). Gamers as Scientists? The Relationship Between Participating in Foldit and Doing Science. American Educational Research Association (AERA). Vancouver, B.C.
  • Horstman, T.; Chen, M.; Cooper, S. & Bell, P. (March 2012). FOLDIT Practice: Science or Gaming? Digital Media and Learning (DML). San Francisco.
  • Teske, P. R. & Horstman, T. (October 2012). Transmedia in the Classroom: Breaking the Fourth Wall. MindTrek. Tampere, Finland.
  • Clevenger-Bright, M. & Horstman, T. (April 2011). Design Considerations in Online Induction Programs. American Educational Research Association (AERA). New Orleans.

General

PUBLICATIONS & PROCEEDINGS

  • Bell, P., Bricker, L. A., Reeve, S., Zimmerman, H. T., & Tzou, C. (2013). Discovering and Supporting Successful Learning Pathways of Youth In and Out Of School: Accounting for the Development of Everyday Expertise Across Settings. In B. Bevan, P. Bell, R. Stevens & A. Razfar (Eds.), LOST Opportunities: Learning in Out of School Time (pp. 119-140). London: Springer.
  • Bell, P., Tzou, C., Bricker, L., & Baines, A. D. (2012). Learning in diversities of structures of social practice: Accounting for how, why and where people learn science. Human Development, 55(5-6), 269-284.
  • Bell, P., Bricker, L. A., Tzou, C., Lee, T., & Van Horne, K. (2012). Engaging learners in scientific practices related to obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information.
    The Science Teacher, 79(8), 31-36,
    Science Scope, 36(3), 17-22,
    Science & Children, 50(3), 11-16.
  • Lo, J., Tierney, G. (In Press). Maintaining Interest in Politics: ‘Engagement First’ in a Project-Based High School Government Course. Manuscript submitted to Journal of Social Science Education.
  • Tierney, G. (In Press). Alternative Schools in the United States: How History, Policy, and Definitions of Success Define Alternative Schools and the Youth Who Attend Them. Manuscript submitted as a chapter for International perspectives on alternative education: Policy and practice. To be published by Institute of Education (IOE) Press, London.
  • Roberts, Mimi, Jonathan Lee, Elizabeth Starks, Joey Montoya and Brandi Daw (2015). The Baumann Marionette Project: Virtual marionettes take the stage. MW2015: Museums and the Web 2015. Consulted May 10, 2017.
  • Tzou, C. & Bell, P. (2012). The role of borders in environmental education: Positioning, power, and the paradox of categories. Ethnography and Education, 7(2), 265-282.
  • Tzou, C., Scalone, G. & Bell, P. (2010). The role of environmental narratives and social positioning in how place gets constructed for and by youth: Implications for environmental science education for social justice. Equity and Excellence in Education 43(5), 105-119.
  • Tzou, C. (2012). Environmental Education. In J. Banks (Ed), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education (pp.799-803). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.

Peer-reviewed Presentations

  • Tierney, G. (2014). Defining Success in an Alternative High School: Resources for the Reframing of Education. In Learning and Becoming in Practice (pp. 543-550). The International Conference of the Learning Sciences, June 2014.
  • Tierney, G., Scipio, D. (2014). Authenticity Matters: Youth and Science Participation in Design- Based Learning Environments. In Learning and Becoming in Practice (pp. 1077-1081). The International Conference of the Learning Sciences, June 2014.
  • Nolen, S. B., Tierney, G., Goodell, A., Lee, N., Abbott, R. (2014). Designing for Engagement in Environmental Science: Becoming “Environmental Citizens”. In Learning and Becoming in Practice (pp. 962-966). The International Conference of the Learning Sciences, June 2014.
  • Tierney, G. (2017). Increasing Opportunity on the Margins of Education: Identity Development in Alternative High Schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio., April.
  • Evans, S., Tierney, G., Nye, N. (2017). Beyond the White Lab Coat: Student Experiences in an Advanced Placement Project-Based Physics Course. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio., April.
  • Adams, C., Vye, N., Tierney, G., Evans, S., Kovacich, K. (2017). Reframing Professional Development through a Networked Improvement Community: Turning Curricular Enactments into Learning Opportunities. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio., April.