Presentations


2014

Long, T. M., Doherty, J., Kostelnik, K., & Ebert-May, D. (2014, July). Evaluating Long-term outcomes of introductory biology reform: is STEM persistence out Holy Grail? Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research, Minneapolis, MN.

Machniak, A., Doherty, J., & Long, T. M. (2014, July). Student Preconceptions of Genetics Concepts. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research, Minneapolis, MN.

Momsen, J. L., Wyse, S.A., & Long, T. M. (2014, July). Following the carbon trail: Identifying evidence of systems thinking in introductory biology. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research, Minneapolis, MN.

Usoro, E. N., Hunt, S., & Long, T. M. (2014, July). Examining Student Preference for Models vs Narrative Assessments. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research, Minneapolis, MN.

Hoskinson, A., Maher, J., & Long, T. M. (2014, July). Knowledge-building as a theoretical framework for biology education research. Talk presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research, Minneapolis, MN. 

 


2013

Long, TM, K Kostelnik, S Wyse, J Momsen, J Dauer, E Bray Speth, D Ebert-May. 2013. An evaluation of introductory biology reform: Does it make a difference?  Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology: Chronicling the Change. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC. August 28-30, 2013.

Long, TM, J Dauer, E Bray Speth, J Momsen, S Wyse, S Hunt. 2013.Revealing thinking, informing teaching:  Models as foundational tools for learning and teaching about biological systems.  Ecological Society of America, 98th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. August 2013. (Abstract published)

Long, TM, J Dauer, E Bray Speth, J Momsen, S Wyse. 2013. Beyond concept maps: System models as a tool for simplifying complexity in Introductory Biology.  Life Discovery - Doing Science: Exploring Biology for a Changing World.  St. Paul, MN. March 15-16, 2013. (Abstract published)

Wyse, SA and TM Long.  2013. Campus Trees Project: Using phenology to engage students in the process of science.  Life Discovery - Doing Science: Exploring Biology for a Changing World.  St. Paul, MN. March 15-16, 2013. (Abstract published)

Long, TM, K Kostelnik, S Wyse, J Momsen, J Dauer, E Bray Speth, D Ebert-May. 2013. An evaluation of introductory biology reform: Does it make a difference?  Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM (TUES/CCLI) Principal Investigators’ Meeting.  Washington, DC.  January 23-25, 2013. (Abstract published)

 


2012

Dauer, J, J Momsen, E Bray Speth, S Makohon-Moore, K Kostelnik, P Zdziarska, N Wagley, TM Long. 2012. Long-term skill retention in undergraduate students.  Ecological Society of America, 97th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. August 2012. (Abstract published)

Long, TM, K Kostelnik, SA Wyse, JL Momsen, J Dauer, D Ebert-May. 2012. Evaluating reform outcomes: Is there evidence for efficacy?  Ecological Society of America, 97th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. August 6-10, 2012. (Abstract published)

Long, TM, J Dauer, J Momsen, E Bray Speth. 2012. Confronting the system: Can modeling practice facilitate systems-based teaching and learning in college-level biology? Ecological Society of America, 97th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. August 2012. (Abstract published)

Momsen, JL, SA Wyse, TM Long, E Bray Speth, D Ebert-May. 2012. How student-constructed models reveal content understanding. Ecological Society of America, 97th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. August 2012. (Abstract published)

Bray-Speth, E, N Shaw, P Le, M Ananth, J Momsen, T Long. 2012. Introductory biology students' models reveal gaps in causal reasoning about the genetic basis of phenotype. Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER), Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. July 13-15, 2012.

Dauer, J, Kostelnik, K, Zdziarska, P, Wagley, N, and Long, T. 2012. What can interviews reveal about how students create and decipher models? Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER), Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. July 13-15, 2012.

Long, TM, K Kostelnik, JT Dauer, SA Wyse, JL Momsen, D Ebert-May. 2012. Does it make a difference? Evaluating long-term outcomes of Introductory Biology Reform. Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER), Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. July 13-15, 2012.

Wyse, SA, TM Long, D Ebert-May. 2012. Let me tell you, even though you learn by doing: Inconsistencies in TAbeliefs about teaching and student learning. Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER), Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. July 13-15, 2012.

Bray Speth, E, N Shaw, Momsen J, TM Long. 2012. Evidence-based teaching about genes: Building bridges toward evolution understanding. Introductory Biology Project, Washington, DC. June 28 - July 1, 2012.

Long, TM, SA Wyse, JL Momsen, E Bray Speth, D Ebert-May, JT Dauer, K Kostelnik. 2012. Designing and Evaluating Introductory Biology Reform:  A multi-dimenstional approach.  Introductory Biology Project, Washington, DC. June 28 - July 1, 2012. (Plenary)

Long, TM, J Momsen, Z Barlow, J Dauer, L Hartley, K Kostelnik, S Thomas. 2012. Analyzing visual representations of the carbon cycle: A picture worth a thousand misconceptions. Introductory Biology Project, Washington, DC. June 28-July 1, 2012.

Bray Speth, E, M Dirnbeck, JL Momsen, TM Long. 2012. From linear to complex: how students organize models and explanations of causal relationships in biological systems. National Association for Research on Science Teaching, Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, March 25-28, 2012. (Abstract published)

Dauer, J, TM Long, JL Momsen, E Bray-Speth, S Makohon-Moore, K. Kostelnik, P Zdziarska, N. Wagley.2012.  Change in correctness and complexity of student-constructed models during a course. National Association for Research on Science Teaching International Conference, Indianapolis, IN. March 25-28, 2012. (Abstract published)

Long, TM, J Momsen, E Bray Speth, J Dauer, S Wyse. 2012. Building a rationale for integrating system models in college-level biology teaching and learning. National Association for Research in Science Teaching International Conference, Indianapolis, IN. March 25-28, 2012. (Abstract published)

Momsen, JL, E Bray Speth, TM Long, J Dauer. 2012. Systems models, systems thinking, and content knowledge in an introductory biology course. National Association for Research in Science Teaching International Conference, Indianapolis, IN. March 25-28, 2012. (Abstract published)

Long, TM, K Kostelnik, S Wyse, J Momsen, J Dauer, E Bray Speth, D Ebert-May. 2012. An evaluation of introductory biology reform: Does it make a difference? American Association for Advancement in Science, Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. February 16-20, 2012.  (Abstract published)

 


2011

Long, TM, J Dauer, J Momsen, E Bray Speth, S Wyse, K Kostelnik. 2011. Using system models to reveal student thinking in college-level introductory biology. Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) Principal Investigators Meeting, Washington, DC. October 19-21, 2011. (Abstract published)

Dauer, J, T Long, S Makohon-Moore, K Kostelnik, J Momsen. 2011. Quantifying student generated models for biological systems. Ecological Society of America, 96th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. August 2011. (Abstract published)

Kostelnik, K, TM Long, EB Morrison, JT Dauer, JW Schramm. 2011. Last undergrad in the woods: Students’ prior experiences and regional environmental literacy. Ecological Society of America, 96th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. August 2011. (Abstract published)

Long, TM, K Kostelnik, JT Dauer, SA Wyse, JL Momsen, E Bray Speth, D Ebert-May. 2011. Detecting Difference Downstream: Incorporating longitudinal impacts in the evaluation of reform efficacy. Ecological Society of America, 96th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. August 2011.

Long, TM, J Momsen, Z Barlow, J Dauer, L Hartley, K Kostelnik, S Thomas. 2011. Analyzing visual representations of the carbon cycle: A picture worth a thousand misconceptions. Ecological Society of America, 96th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. August 2011.

Momsen, JL, E Bray Speth, TM Long, SA Wyse, D Ebert-May. 2011. Can’t argue that: Students’ quantitative reasoning in an introductory biology course. Ecological Society of America, 96th Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. August 2011.

Bray Speth, E, M Dirnbeck, L Murillo, J Momsen, T Long. 2011. Introductory (but not simple) biology: Students’ representation of complex causal relationships in biological systems. Society for Advancing Biology Education Research, First Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. July 29-31, 2011.

Dauer, J, T Long, S Makohon-Moore, K Kostelnik, J Momsen. 2011. Metrics for assessing student-constructed models of biological systems. Society for Advancing Biology Education Research, First Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. July 29-31, 2011.

Kostelnik, K, TM Long, J Dauer, JL Momsen, SA Wyse, D Ebert-May, E Bray Speth. 2011.  Measuring reform: What evidence will we accept for success? Society for Advancing Biology Education Research, First Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. July 29-31, 2011.

Long, TM, J Dauer, J Momsen, E Bray Speth, S Wyse, K Kostelnik. 2011. It’s the system: Building a rationale for the use of systems models in introductory biology. Society for Advancing Biology Education Research, First Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. July 29-31, 2011.

Momsen, JL, SA Wyse, TM Long, J LaCrosse, E Bray Speth, D Ebert-May. 2011. Understanding students’ system thinking in the context of carbon cycling. Society for Advancing Biology Education Research, First Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. July 29-31, 2011.

Wyse, SA, TM Long, D Ebert-May. 2011. Transforming by example: Learner-centered TA professional development results in learner-centered TA practice. Society for Advancing Biology Education Research, First Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. July 29-31, 2011.

Bray Speth, E, M Dirnbeck, P Le, J Momsen, T Long, S Wyse. 2011. Explaining the visible with the invisible: students’ conceptual representations of the genetic origin of variation. National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Annual International Conference, Orlando, FL. April 3-6, 2011.

Momsen, JL, SA Wyse, TM Long, E Bray Speth, D Ebert-May. 2011. What’s in a word: Students’ conceptions of and learning about “allele”. National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Annual International Conference, Orlando, FL. April 3-6, 2011.

Long, TM, J Momsen, S Wyse, J Dauer, K Kostelnik, D Ebert-May. 2011. Designing and Evaluating Reform in Introductory Biology.  CCLI/TUES Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC. January 26-28, 2011.

 


2010

Ebert-May, D, J Momsen, T Long and SA Wyse. 2010. Dearly departed Grandma Johnson: revealing student understanding of carbon cycling with structure-function-behavior models.  Ecological Society of America, 95th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. August 2010.

Long, TM, SA Wyse, J Momsen, D Ebert-May, E Bray Speth. 2010. Raising the bar: Assessment as evidence of reform. Ecological Society of America, 95th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. August 2010.

Wyse, SA, TM Long, and D Ebert-May. 2010. Making the picture clear: Using multiple data sources to evaluate TA professional development.  Ecological Society of America, 95th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. August 2010.

Long, TM, J Momsen, S Wyse, E Bray Speth, and D Ebert-May. 2010. Simplifying Complexity: Using conceptual models for teaching and learning about complex systems in biology.  Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) Principal Investigators Meeting, Washington, DC.  March 10-11, 2010.

 


2009

Long, TM, S Wyse, and D Ebert-May. 2009. Renovating introductory biology laboratories: Engaging graduate TAs in the transition toward inquiry. The Ecological Society of America 94th Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM. August 2009.

Long, TM and D Ebert-May. 2009. Redesigning introductory biology: Applying the principles of backward design to renovate introductory biology at Michigan State University.  American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A View for the 21st Century. Washington, DC.  July 15-17, 2009.

 


2008

Long, TM and D Ebert-May. 2008. Backward Design: A novel approach for restructuring introductory biology at Michigan State University.  The Ecological Society of America 93rd Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI. 

Momsen, JL, TM Long, and D Ebert-May. 2008. Model-based learning to conceptualize complex biological systems.  The Ecological Society of America 93rd Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI. 

Momsen, JLTM Long. 2008. Systems thinking: using models to facilitate teaching and learning. Center for Research on College Science Teaching and Learning, Michigan State University. September 2008.

Moscarella, RA, M Urban-Lurain, B Merritt, T Long, G Richmond, J Merrill.  2008. Understanding undergraduate students' conceptions in science: Using lexical analysis software to analyze students' constructed responses in biology. NARST 2008 Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.  

 


2007

Wilson, C, C Anderson, M Heidemann, TM Long, J Merrill, B Merritt, G Richmond, D Sibley, M Urban-Lurain, and J Parker. 2007. Tracing matter and energy through biological and geological systems: Fundamental problems of students’ understanding.  Proceedings of the Assessment of Student Achievement Conference, Washington DC.

Parker, J, C Anderson, J Merrill, M Heidemann, TM Long, B Merritt, G Richmond, D Sibley, M Urban-Lurain, and C Wilson. 2007. Where has all the carbon gone? A thought paper on frameworks for assessing biology understanding. Proceedings of the Conference on Concept Assessment in Biology, Boulder, CO.

 


Before 2007

Long, TM. 2002. First Year On Line (FYOL): Development of an online resource to enhance student learning of biology.  The Ecological Society of America 87th Annual Meeting, Snowbird, UT.

Long, TM and RL Sinsabaugh. 2000. Functional response of rhizosphere microbial communities at the Duke and Oak Ridge FACE experiments.  The Ecological Society of America 85th Annual Meeting, Snowbird, UT.

Long, TM and H Thoenes. 1997. Windows to the Universe:  a novel internet resource for K-12 educators.  National Science Teachers Association, Regional Meetings, Nashville, TN.

Long, TM, and D Mastie. 1997. Windows to the Universe:  a novel internet resource for K-12 educators.  National Science Teachers Association, Regional Meetings, Denver, CO.