Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate researchers in our lab often present their work at Michigan State's Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) that takes place every spring. Below is a list of past presentations. 


2014

Machniak, A. (2014, April). Student visualizations of variation in populations. Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum.

Usoro, E. (2014, April). Understanding how students cognitively approach biological science through system models. Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum.

 


2013

Machniak, A. (2013, April). Student pre-conceptions of genetics concepts. Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum, East Lansing, MI.  

Usoro, E. (2013, April). How students incorrectly relate biological concepts. Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum, East Lansing, MI. 

 


 2012

George, A. (April, 2012). Does point value affect students’ effort and achievement. Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum, East Lansing, MI. 

Makohon-Moore, S. (April, 2012). Student trends in critical understanding of a multimedia model. Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum, East Lansing, MI.  

Zdziarska, P. and Wagley, N. (April, 2012). Model-based learning: investigating students’ understanding of biological systems. Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum, East Lansing, MI.  

 


2011

George, A. (2011, April). What’s really important? Identification of important concepts by major and non-major life science students.  Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum, East Lansing, MI.

Gustafson, M. (2011, April). Context-based responses regarding origin of variation. Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum, East Lansing, MI. 

Jones, S. (2011, April). Making connections: Do students’ connections between key genetics concepts elucidate student understanding? Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum, East Lansing, MI. 

Makohon-Moore, S. (2011, April). Does major influence structural complexity in students’ conceptual models? Michigan State University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum, East Lansing, MI.