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Poster Session I

Wednesday, August 1, 5:00pm - Grand South

First Author Poster P#
Abrashkin, Ariel Students modeling of thermal contact - From particle diffusion to Energy Spreading A1
Akinyemi, Abolaji Introductory student interpretation of validity checks of expressions: Different analytical perspectives A2
Alfson, Jonathan W. Student use and coordination of computerized and tangible visualization tools A3
Amadeu Filho, Joao R. Learning physics on YouTube: what is available for students? A27
Arruda, Anthony Transitioning from Dirac to Function Notation in Spins-first Quantum Mechanics A4
Becker, Sebastian Promoting Students’ Conceptual Knowledge and Representational Competence using Video Analysis on Tablet Computers A5
Bender, Lydia G. Transforming to Three-Dimensional Learning Across Institutions A6
Bretland, Dean Adapting Tutorials in Introductory Physics for new populations and environments A7
Castillo, Steven The Intersection of Physics and Computing Identities: Examining boundary spanning amongst marginalized groups in physics A8
Cermak, Jacob Comparative Experiments: Investigating student reasoning with pictorial and graphical data. A9
Chang, Sheh Lit Curriculum development to improve student understanding of rolling motion A10
Cheng, Hemeng The Structure of Student Physics Identity Development through Two High School Interventions A11
Coghlan, Virginia Investigating Student Perceptions of Learning Assistants A12
Colborn, Christopher Student understanding of principles of superposition in introductory calculus-based electricity and magnetism A13
Corrales, Adriana Conversational norms in faculty communities enable and constrain opportunities to learn A14
Cothrel, Helen Mae Modern Physics Laboratory Students' Ideas about Physics A15
Crouch, Taylor Effect of peer-review on development of students' problem-solving abilities A16
De Grandi, Claudia Strategies for building a welcoming STEM classroom environment for all students A17
De Winter, James The views of pre-service physics teachers on the role of mathematics in the teaching and learning of physics A18
Deich, Aaron Writing Physics Books Like Harry Potter: How to Make Physics Textbooks More Enjoyable A19
Doty, Constance M. Graduate Teaching Assistants’ Perspectives on Leading Student-centered Classes in Physics and Chemistry A20
Elliott, Thomas Service Learning in Astronomy Education A21
Eriksson, Moa Towards understanding learning challenges involving sign conventions in introductory level kinematics A22
Etson, Candice M. Transition Analysis: A new method for tracking changes in student understanding using concept inventories A23
Faries, Whitney Student Attitudes in Introductory Physics: How Students Experience Physics Courses A24
Fiedler, Brett A Design-Based Informal Physics Program from a Youth Perspective A25
Figueroa, Abigail Learning To Teach Quantum Information Using the Visual Quantum Mechanics Project A26
Finzell, Thomas A Tale of Two Faculty: Differing Perspectives on the Incorporation of Computation into Undergraduate Studies A28
Fischer, Christopher Modifying the curriculum of introductory physics to improve student learning locally and downstream. A29
French, Rica Sirbaugh Uncovering the Unknown Unknowns of Peer Instruction Questions A30
Gifford, Julian D. Representational Integration: A framework for Mathematical Sense Making A31
Gordon, Robin Student Attitudes in Introductory Physics: Quantitative Trends Across Courses A32
Griswold, Kristina Denoting and Comparing Leadership Actions/Traits in Group Work A33
Halpern, Megan Physics Demonstrations as Expressive Acts A34
Hanemann, Isaac Documenting and characterizing differences in students’ epistemologies between classical and quantum physics. A35
Hayden, Emily Personalization of Learning, and Scientific Pursuit in an Inquiry-based Learning Environment A36
Head, Thomas Blake STEP UP 4 Women: Examining students’ responses to lesson interventions A37
Herrera, Xochith Student Outcomes Across Collaborative-Learning Environments A38
Hillebrand-Viljoen, Charlotte How students apply linear algebra to quantum mechanics A40
Jambuge, Amali Priyanka Students’ use of mathematics while working on physics assessments A41
Khan, Raquib STEM Students’ Voluntary Use of YouTube to Learn Science Topics Taught in High School and/or College A42
Khong, Hien Assessing students in planning investigations A43
Kota, Srividya Durga Harnessing digital technologies to improve student engagement in the laboratory A44
Lane, W. Brian Response-Shift Bias in the CLASS with Predicted and Retrospective Survey A45
LeGresley Rush, Sarah Student learning: How do we improve grades without lowering the standards? A73
Leary, Ashleigh Integrating computation in undergraduate physics can be difficult and water is wet A46
Lebedev, Petr Critical Reflection and Physics Education Multimedia A47
Levy, Smadar PD of Physics Teacher-Leaders in a Program of Regional PLCs A48
Li, Feng Introductory physics lab practical exam development: Investigation design, explanation, and argument A49
Lima, Katherine Transformative experience in a physics course designed to facilitate connections to biology A50
Louis, Kyle Determining hierarchies of “correctness” through student transitions on the FMCE A51
Madden, Jack Virtual Reality as a Teaching Tool for Moon Phases and Beyond A52
Majiet, Nuraan Student Understanding of Measurement and Uncertainty A53
Malboeuf, Samantha The analysis of student interactions with open-ended lab experiments: Integration of past knowledge and new thinking A54
Marshall, Delia Developing representational competence in introductory-level physics A55
McCauley, Austin Discourse analysis of Learning Assistant preparation sessions: Group discussion dynamics and level of mechanistic reasoning A39
Monsalve, Camila Exploring undergraduates’ perceptions of barriers to graduate school A56
Moore, Christopher Development and validation of a physics-specific problem-solving process rubric A57
Munsell, Jeremy Validating a survey for self-reporting cognitive load A58
Myers, Carissa Content analysis of instructor tools for building a learning community A59
Pak, Alaina Talk moves, argumentation, and questioning patterns in LA-supported group problem solving A60
Payne, Lily Intervening in status hierarchies to disrupt inequity in small groups A61
Perez-Montalvo, Dicha Just Science: Analyzing future teachers’ colorblindness A62
Perl Treves, David Preparing students for long-term open inquiry projects - students' perspective A93
Pina, Anthony Student Blending in Math and Physics Integration Problems A64
Prefontaine, Brean Intense Outreach: Experiences Shifting University Students’ Identities A65
Price, Argenta How and why do teachers use PhET interactive simulations? A66
Price, Virginia Determining Influences of Women Deciding to Major in Physics A67
Pyles, Lacee Investigating the Effects of Deliberate Practice on Introductory Physics Student Representation Skills A68
Quichocho, Xandria R. Examining the intersectionality of physics students’ multiple identities at MSIs. A69
Reynerson, Paul Defining Productivity Using Student Objectives in an Informal Physics Program A70
Reynolds, Cynthia Investigating Physics Self-Efficacy in Secondary Education Students A71
Robinson, Alma The Impact of a Physics-Majors Introductory Physics Course and First Year Seminar for Physics Majors on Learning and Attitudinal Gains A72
Ríos, Laura Challenges with proposing causes for unexpected experimental results A74
Sachmpazidi, Diana What makes instructional development teams successful? A75
Saeedi, Manooch The Impact of Engaged Instructional Techniques on Students' Mindsets A76
Sammons, Amber Using Grounded Cognition Theory to Improve Physics Diagrams A77
Sand, Odd Petter How first-year university students frame computational tasks on radioactive decay A78
Sault, Timothy Student Cognition in Physics Group Exams A79
Schaefle, Claudia Students’ reasoning in fluid dynamics: Bernoulli’s principle vs. the continuity equation A80
Shar, Kelli Investigating the influence of assessment questions on student epistemological resources in physics A81
Singh, Mamta Assessing Pre-Service Teachers' Physics Content Knowledge and Teaching Efficacy A82
Sirait, Judyanto Pre-Service Physics Teachers’ Views about Physics Representations A83
Solli, Robert Predicting on campus student performance from video interactions. A84
Solomon, Jonathan Assessing the lasting impact of an IPLS course A85
Stanley, Bryan Comparing assessment data between learning and teaching assistant supported studios A86
Stein, Martin M Confirming what we already know: Biases in students’ lab notes A87
Steiner, Ariel Students modeling of particle diffusion - From Dynamics to Equilibrium Statistical Thermodynamics A88
Sullivan, Kelley D. Communicating Wonderful Ideas A89
Tapping, Ryan Visualizing patterns in CSEM responses to assess student conceptual understanding A90
Taylor, Henry “So it’s the same equation...”: A blending analysis of student reasoning with functions in kinematics A91
Todoroki, Keita Assessing students' experimental reasoning and proficiency in elementary laboratory A92
Valente, Diego A study on the effect of physical context in students’ understanding of vectors A94
Vela, Adan A Survival Analysis of Irregular Enrollment Patterns A95
Vela, Adan Variations in Patterns of Persistence A96
Ventura, Katherine Engaging Students in Developing and Using Models through Assessments A97
Walsh, Cole Assessment of critical thinking in physics labs A98
Waters, David How perceptions of active learning strategies affects class performance A99
Weller, Daniel Comparing Students’ Perceptions of Reality in Experimental and Computational Activities A100
Wells, James E Using STERGMs to Model Tie Persistence in Students' Out-of-Class Networks A101
Wentink, Orlala Teachers’ energy model as a tool for interpreting student ideas in a community of practice A102
Whitcomb, Kyle M. How do introductory physics and mathematics courses impact engineering students’ performance in subsequent engineering courses? A103
Wilke, Edana Investigating reasons for why self-paced interactive electronic learning tutorials express a challenge for engaging students A104
Zhang, Daqing Implementation and Assessment of Redesigned Courses in Calculus-Based Introductory Physics A105

Poster Session II

Wednesday, August 1, 8:00pm - Grand South

First Author Poster P#
Agra, Elise An alternate method to examine CLASS data B1
Aiken, John M. Towards a model of students pathways in STEM B2
Atkins Elliott, Leslie The EDISIn Project: Engineering Design in Scientific Inquiry B3
Bennett, Michael B. How Does Program Design Promote or Constrain Pedagogical Approaches? B4
Beverly, Nancy Assessing competence in authentic modeling by life science students in the introductory course B5
Bogdan, Abigail M. Comparing Student Understanding of Units and Dimensional Analysis Between Universities B6
Bugge, Danielle How’d you do that? Student reflections in physics labs B7
Cai, Bei Using reflections to explore student learning during the project component of an advanced laboratory course B8
Chastain, Raymond Using a Student-Authored Problem Assignment as a Bridge from Instruction to Practice B9
Chasteen, Stephanie Viola What do thriving physics teacher education programs do? The Physics Teacher Education Program Analysis (PTEPA) Rubric B10
Chen, Zhongzhou Measuring the effectiveness of online problem-solving tutorials by multi-level knowledge transfer B11
Christensen, Warren Development of a Rubric for Improved Understanding of IPLS Curricula B12
Coble, Kimberly Evaluation of an Interactive Undergraduate Cosmology Curriculum B13
Coble, Kimberly Impacts of a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience in Introductory Astronomy Using Robotic Telescopes B14
Conn, Jessica “What is the task?: LA Prep as locus of identity reconciliation?” B15
Daane, Abigail R. Let’s talk about equity: Two-year college students’ and physics culture B16
De Leone, Charles J. Long-Term Fidelity in a Research-Based Introductory Physics Curriculum* B17
Delgado, Jennifer Logic and Quantitative Reasoning in an Introductory Astronomy Class B18
Doucette, Danny What’s happening in traditional and inquiry-based introductory labs? An integrative analysis at a large research university B19
Doughty, Leanne Investigating the Relationship between Active Learning Task Characteristics and Student Success B20
Dounas-Frazer, Dimitri R. Student ownership of laboratory projects and attitudes about experimental physics B21
Duffy, Andrew G. Project Accelerate: Closing the Access Gap for STEM Careers and Academic Programs B23
Durden, Jared Do I Belong Here?:Understanding Participation and non-Participation in a Contentious “Board” Meeting B24
Edri, Haim Students Perceptions of Simplification- From Fine-Grained to Coarse- Grained Modeling B25
Engelhardt, Paula V. Developing a student outcomes assessment for Next Gen PET B27
Evans, William R. Results from Piloting a Design-style Lab in Introductory Algebra-based Mechanics B28
Funkhouser, Kelsey What counts in laboratories: Toward a practice-based identity survey B29
Gaffney, Jon How instructors leverage the unpredictable in their classrooms B30
Galloway, Ross What really happens in active engagement lectures? B31
Goldberg, Fred Instructional dilemmas around energy representations: Learning potential in faculty communities B103
Good, Melanie L. Physics teaching assistants’ perceptions of a multiple choice problem: Empathy for students overshadows benefits of formative assessment B33
Gupta, Ayush Leveraging case studies of engineering students’ discussions of socio-scientific issues to motivate ethics education in physics B34
Hamerski, Paul C Learning Assistants as Constructors of Feedback: How Are They Impacted? B35
Hinrichs, Brant Social Positioning and Consensus Building in “Board” Meetings With Disagreements B36
Hopf, Martin EPO-EKO – Learning Electricity in Middle Schools B37
Hyater-Adams, Simone Performing Physics: An Analysis of Design-Based Informal STEAM Education Programs B38
Ibrahim, Bashirah Sequential versus simultaneous synthesis problem solving: An exploration of students' visual gaze B39
James, Westley Beyond Disability as Weakness: Perspectives from Students with Disabilities B40
Jariwala, Manher Learning Assistants and their Contributions to a Curriculum Development Project B41
Johnson, Brandon How social-media and web-accessible learning resources influence students’ social, emotional, and epistemological experiences in quantum mechanics B42
Kalender, Zeynep Y. Large gender differences in physics self-efficacy at equal performance levels: A warning sign? B43
Keebaugh, Christof Helping students learn to count the number of many-particle states with a fixed number of single-particle states for a system of identical p B44
Knaub, Alexis The Career Motivations of Women in Finnish Physics Programs B45
Kontro, Inkeri Exercise iteration increases student activity and learning B46
Kornreich-Leshem, Hagit The Connection Between Classroom Cues, Student Engagement and Disciplinary Identity B47
Lau, Alexandra C Illustrating a Faculty Community’s Productive Teaching Talk and the Facilitation Moves That Supported It B48
Leak, Anne E. Physics students’ perceptions about seven aspects of innovation and entrepreneurship B49
Lewandowski, Heather Initial Impacts of the transformation of a large Introductory lab course focused on developing experimental skills and expert epistemology B50
Lieberman, David The Case for the Study of the Effectiveness of Active Learning Strategies at Community Colleges B51
Lindell, Rebecca Appropriate Statistics for use with Distracter-driven Conceptual Evaluation Instruments B52
Little, Angela Exploring Mindset’s Applicability to Transformed College Physics Courses B53
López Tavares, Diana Berenice Dashboard to Evaluate Student Engagement with PhET Simulations B84
Maloney, David P. Learning to Apply Coulomb's Law Consistently: It's Complicated B54
Marshman, Emily Investigating student difficulties with the corrections to the energy spectrum of the hydrogen atom for the Zeeman effect B55
Mason, Andrew J. Comparison of attitudes and approaches to problem between introductory physics and introductory astronomy using a validated survey B56
Massey-Allard, Jonathan Supporting invention: interactive simulations, contrasting cases and collaboration B57
Meredith, Dawn Truly Representative Samples for Conceptual Evaluation Instrument (CFI) Development B58
Morphew, Jason Factors Affecting Metacognitive Monitoring Accuracy in an Introductory Physics Course B59
Murray, Jeffrey W. Infusing Engineering Design in a Physics Course for Pre-Service Elementary Teachers B60
Nokes-Malach, Timothy J. The impact of prior preparation and motivational characteristics on learning outcomes in introductory physics courses B61
Olmstead, Alice Justifying the design of pathways into the Living Physics Portal instructor community B104
Owens, Lindsay M The Ideal Physics Graduate Student B62
Paul, Cassandra Pondering the Punitive Zero: Analysis of a decade of blanks and missed quizzes B63
Phillips, Jeffrey A. Facilitators and outcomes of three STEM-Education conference groups working toward transdisciplinarity B22
Piedrahita Uruena, Yuri B. Probing the Performance Gap Between Engineering and Biology Majors in an Introductory Physics Laboratory B89
Pollard, Benjamin Views about Experimental Physics in a Large Introductory Laboratory Course B64
Porter, Christopher Douglas A Controlled Study of Stereoscopic Virtual Reality in Freshman Magnetostatics B65
Pérez-Lemonche, Ángel Frequently Paired Wrong Answers and Pre-post Transitions on the Mechanics Baseline Test B66
Radoff, Jennifer Teachers’ shifting interpretations of (in)equities in classroom participation B68
Rebello, N. Sanjay Machine Learning Predicts Responses to Conceptual Questions Using Eye Movements B69
Richards, AJ Recruiting future physics teachers with a summer enrichment program B70
Robertson, Amy D. Belonging, Success, Access, and Disruption: Physics Faculty Goals and Practices for Inclusive Learning Environments B71
Rodriguez, Idaykis Transforming modeling instruction for a large classroom environment B72
Rosengrant, David Video Game Vignettes B74
Sabella, Mel S. How ideas from Learning Assistants can inform instruction and shift power dynamics in STEM classrooms B75
Sabo, Hannah Role-playing as pedagogical tool for helping LAs sense-make about inequitable team dynamics B76
Sadaghiani, Homeyra Student sense-making and interpretation of quantum mechanical expectation values B77
Scanlon, Erin Ability Profiles: A Framework for Conceptualizing Dimensions of Ability B78
Sealfon, Carolyn D. Classifying Students’ Free Responses in Large Classes B79
Simmons, Amber Assessing instructors with student grades: introductory physics B80
Singh, Chandralekha Improving student understanding of the many-particle Hamiltonian and stationary state wavefunction for non-interacting identical particles B81
Smith, Trevor I. PIQL: Measuring Physics Quantitative Literacy using Multiple-Choice/Multiple-Response Questions B82
Strzys, Martin P. Smartglasses in STEM laboratory courses – the augmented thermal flux experiment B83
Thees, Michael Smartglasses as assistive tools for STEM laboratory courses – Theoretical Foundations B85
Topdemir, Zeynep The Factors That Affect Students’ Persistence in the Undergraduate Physics Program B86
Traxler, Adrienne Visual representations of classroom activity: What captures the essence? B87
Turpen, Chandra Maintaining the agency of educators in collaborative problem-solving about teaching B105
Walter, Paul J. A metric for measuring the constancy of item response curves B90
Watson, Kevin How Students' Understanding of Normalization Changes After Taking Quantum Mechanics B91
Wilcox, Matthew Selling the Studio Style to Students: a Qualitative Study B92
Willoughby, Shannon D. Space Sciences as a Context for College Physics B93
Wittmann, Michael C. Biology teachers' engagement with a physics model of energy flow B94
Wolf, Steven F. Collaboration structure and student group exam performance B95
Wolf, Steven F. Learning Assistants' changing perception of teaching B96
Wolf, Steven F. Student Attitudes on Group Exams in STEM Courses B97
Wolf, Steven F. Surviving STEM: Pathways to getting a STEM degree B98
Young, Nicholas Using Machine Learning to Predict Integrating Computation into Physics Courses B99
Zamarripa Roman, Brian Success is a puzzle: sorting out the pieces with metaphor analysis B73
Zeng, Liang Know-Why in Using Right-Hand Rules to Determine Directions in Electromagnetism in College Physics B100
Zich, Raymond Using eye tracking to identify instructive features of diagrams B101
Zohrabi Alaee, Dina Comparison between equal signs in students' homework and solution manuals B26
Zu, Tianlong Effects of Peer-Interaction on Conceptual Test Performance and Cognitive Load B102

Poster Session III

Thursday, August 2, 9:45am - Grand South

First Author Poster P#
Allen, Patricia E ECLASS As Part of Program Assessment C1
Bergin, Shane Quavers to Quadratics - An informal transdisciplinary physics & music programme. C3
Buncher, John B. Algebra-Based Students & Vectors: Can ijk Coaching Improve Arrow Subtraction? C5
Cao, Ying An Adapted Engineering Learning Assistant Program and Its Outcomes C7
Chessey, Mary How physics students learn, adapt, and defy unspoken cultural expectations C9
Close, Hunter G. Development and initial assessment of GlowScript Blocks, a new tool for introducing programming in introductory physics C11
Corbo, Joel C. Capacity-Building as an Orienting Goal for Departmental Action Teams C13
Doyle, Jacqueline Identifying Productive Questions for Measuring Teacher Knowledge C15
Drury, Byron Online Quizzes Predict Conceptual and Calculational Final Exam Scores C17
Ehrlich, Gabriel S. Problematization and Wonderful Ideas in a Design-an-Experiment Laboratory Course C19
Emigh, Paul J. Student Sense Making about Equipotential Graphs C21
Euler, Elias The case for (better) illustrations in qualitative physics education research C23
Fracchiolla, Claudia Characterizing Models of Informal Physics Programs C25
Goodhew, Lisa M. Examining the situated productivity of students’ conceptual resources over the course of problem-solving interviews C27
Gutmann, Brianne Effective Grain-Size of Mastery-Style Online Homework Levels C29
Henderson, Rachel Rural-Urban and First Generation Differences on the Force and Motion Conceptual Evaluation C31
Hoehn, Jessica R. Dynamics of students’ ontological reasoning across modalities and contexts in modern physics C33
Huynh, Tra Blending Physics and Mathematical Sign C35
Justice, Paul Developing Robust Clicker Question Sequences for Quantum Mechanics C37
Karim, Nafis I Impact of evidence-based pedagogies on student performance in introductory physics C39
Klein, Pascal Visual understanding of divergence and curl: Visual cues promote better learning C41
Lenz, MacKenzie Surprise! students don’t do special-case analysis when unaware of it C43
Lindsay, William Holistic Support for Physics Education Reform: Initial Results from the PEER Curricular Suite C45
Lock, Robynne Evidence for Effective Group Work in Studio Physics C47
Maries, Alexandru Impact of evidence-based active-engagement instruction on the gender gap in introductory physics C49
Mays, Mikayla Student Interpretation of Coefficients in Fourier Series C51
McPadden, Daryl Feedback as a mechanism for improving students’ communication skills C53
Mulder, Gregory How students describe infinitesimal sources as infinitesimal spaces in integrals C55
Nair, Abhilash An uncommon case of relevance through everyday experiences C57
Passante, Gina Students' choices when solving expectation value problems C61
Pawlak, Alanna Instructor approaches to teaching computational physics problems in problem-based courses C63
Pollock, Steven Designing, validating, and contrasting closely related conceptual quantum mechanics questions for spin states and spatial wavefunctions C65
Quan, Gina M. Research on University Faculty’s Reasoning about how Departments Change C14
Quinn, Katherine N. Who does what now? How physics lab instruction impacts student behaviors C67
Ramey II, Charles L. Technical Writing and Letters Home: What's Going On? C69
Redish, Edward Learning to use math in science: Teaching epistemic tools C71
Rodriguez, Miguel Using Social Interdependence Theory to Understand Small Group Learning in Modeling Instruction C73
Rosenblatt, Rebecca Investigating the effects of modified equipotential diagrams on student interpretation C75
Ruggieri, Charles Assessable Learning Objectives: Collaborative Development, Implementation, and Evaluation C77
Sayer, Ryan A Case Study Evaluating Just-in-Time Teaching and Peer Instruction Using Clickers in a Quantum Mechanics Course C79
Schermerhorn, Benjamin Connecting Physics Students’ Conceptual Understanding to Symbolic Forms s Using a Conceptual Blending Framework C81
Smith, Emily M. Surprise! Shifting students away from model-verifying frames in physics labs C83
Speirs, J. Caleb Examining student tendencies to explore alternate possibilities C85
Van De Bogart, Kevin L Investigating student design of electronic systems* C87
Vignal, Michael Expert reasoning about independent and dependent variables in thermodynamics C89
Warren, Aaron R. Using Bayesian Updating to Shift Epistemic Beliefs C91
Wawro, Megan Student Reasoning about Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues from a Resources Perspective C93
Williams, Tamia The Intersection of Identity and Performing Arts of Black Physicists C95
Wilson, Michael A Comparison of Visual Representations of E&M Plane Waves C97
Wood, Laura A. Researching Experiences in a Cohort Program to Influence Self-Efficacy C99
Zabriskie, Cabot Analysis of mathematics pathways through a Physics Major C101
Zwickl, Benjamin M Measurement: A rich and ubiquitous context for mathematization in physics C103