Program Info

Presentations/Publications

Several presentations, workshops, and publications have been given by various members of the project team throughout the grant period and beyond (September 2005 – December 2013). They are listed in reverse chronological order and by general topic. An asterisk (*) represents a refereed article, presentation, workshop, or grant.

Faculty Professional Development

Title: Date: Conference: Pdf:
Successful strategies used to increase graduation rates of STEM major
September 9, 2013
246th ACS National Meeting - Indianapolis
 
*Advancing Science, Engaging STEM Learners
August 15, 2013
44th International Chemistry Congress IUPAC - Istanbul, Turkey
 
*Advancing Science, Engaging STEM Learners
July 11, 2013
International Learner Group Conference - Rhodes, Greece
 
*Creating a Faculty Fellows Community: Developing Collaboration Through Facilitation
March 15, 2013
NSF PI meeting - Washington, D.C.
pdf
Interdisciplinarity at EMU: Lessons from the Past, Possibilities for the Future
January 13, 2010
Bruce K. Nelson Faculty Development Center, Eastern Michigan University
 

CSIE Program and Model

Title: Date: Conference: Pdf:
The Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE) Program at Eastern Michigan University: Remarkable Impact Enhancing Success in enrollment and sustaining of Undergraduate STEM Students
March 14, 2013
NSF PI meeting - Washington, D.C.
pdf
*The CSIE program at EMU: Positive impact in recruitment and retention of STEM students
March 21, 2012
EMU Graduate Research Fair
pdf
"Sustainability”, facilitators for STEP SIG
March 15, 2012
NSF STEP PI meeting - Washington, D.C.
 
Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE) Program: Developing Integrated Science Curriculum
March 15, 2012
NSF PI meeting - Washington, D.C.
pdf
Faculty Research (Discussion)
April 4, 2011
Discussion at the Faculty Affairs Committee of the Board of Regents - EMU
 
A Model of Student Success and Retention: Lessons from the CSIE Program
April, 2011
The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, Quality in Higher Education 116th Annual Conference - Chicago
 
Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE) Program: Developing Integrated Science Curriculum
March 17, 2011
NSF STEP PI Meeting - Washington D.C.
pdf
STEM Advising
March 18, 2010
NSF STEP PI Meeting - Washington D.C.
 
Inquiry-Based STEM: The CSIE Program
November 13, 2010
Michigan College Chemistry Teachers Association (MCCTA) 2010 Conference - Washtenaw Community College
 
*Increasing Retention of STEM Students
October, 2010
Tenth International Research Conference on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IRCSLCE) - Indianapolis, IN
 
The CSIE Program Makes a Difference at EMU
September 24, 2010
Academic Student Success Summit - EMU
 
*Increasing Retention of STEM students through Service-Learning Seminars
June 10, 2010
Symposium on Service Learning and Civic Engagement - Western Carolina University
 
*Creating Community for Student Retention in STEM
June, 2010
23rd International Conference on The First Year Experience - Maui, Hawaii
 
*The Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE) Program and its Impact on the retention of STEM Majors
March, 2010
ACS National Meeting - San Francisco, CA
 
CSIE: Make the Connections
March 4, 2010
NSF STEP PI Meeting - Washington, D.C.
pdf
The CSIE Program
September 25, 2009
STEM Community in Conversation Conference - University of Illinois at Chicago
 
Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience: Developing Integrated Science Curriculum to Increase STEM Graduate
March 12, 2009
NSF STEP PI Meeting - Washington, D.C.
pdf
Attracting and Retaining STEM Majors: Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience Program
November 7, 2008
Engaging Science, Advancing Learning: General Education Majors and the New Global Century, AAC&U - Providence, RI
 
Assessing the Impact of the Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE) Program on Retention
September 26, 2008
STEM Community in Conversation Conference - University of Illinois at Chicago
 
Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience: Lessons Learned
June, 2008
2nd ICIE Conference - Athens, Greece
 
Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE): Developing an Integrated Science Curriculum
May, 2006
International Conference on the Interdisciplinarity in Education (ICIE) Conference - Athens, Greece
pdf

Presentations on CSIE Courses

Title: Date: Conference: Pdf:
Bringing relevant local and global water themes into the classroom
September 10, 2013
246th ACS National Meeting - Indianapolis
 
*Inconvenient Truths – Scientific Presentations
Spring, 2010
EMU’s 2010 Undergraduate Research Symposium
 
*The Traveling Salesman Solves a Meals on Wheels Problem: Utilizing Academic Service Learning in an Integrated Algebra and Computer Science Course
June 15, 2009
3rd International Conference on Mathematics and Statistics - Athens, Greece
 
Retaining Freshmen Interest in Computer Science Using Collaborative Courses and Experiential Learning
January, 2007
MAA Conference
pdf

Publications

Title: Author: Print Date: Pdf:
*Traveling Salesman Solve a “Meals on Wheels” Problem: Utilizing Academic Service-Learning in an Integrated Algebra and Computer Science Course
Vladimir Akis (ed.)
Essays on Mathematics and Statistics: Volume 3, Athens Institute for Education and Research, p 39-54 (2013)
 
*Creative Scientific Inquiry Experience (CSIE): Developing an Integrated Science Curriculum
Ellene Contis & CSIE Staff
Published proceedings of the ICIE Conference Athens Greece - 2007
 
The CSIE Program, MS thesis
T. Katsika
Eastern Michigan University, Department of Chemistry, pending
 
The CSIE Project
J.C. Caniglia, E. Tratras Contis, and K. Stacey
MAA Michigan Section Newsletter - 2007
 
Meals on Wheels Meets College Algebra and the Travelling Salesman Problem
J.C. Caniglia and K. Narayanan
Primus, 2007
 

Awarded Grants

Project: Recipient: Sponsor: Pdf:
The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Mentorship Program (SMP)
M. Connolly (chemistry graduate student in the CSIE office)
Awarded by the EMU Women in Philanthropy, $4900, to implement a women’s mentorship program for 2014
 
EMU STEM-athon!
J. Lisi (chemistry graduate student in the CSIE office)
Awarded By the EMU Women in Philanthropy, $5000, to implement the summer math boot camp as a competition.
 
EMU STEM Hip-Hop Competition
J. Thomas (undergraduate student)
Supported by the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office and by the local section Huron Valley of the American Chemical Society. Students compete by creating STEM lyrics and performing music for a prize.
 

Other

Title: Date: Conference: Pdf:
From Marie Curie to Today…: A Montage of Women in Chemistry
March 28, 2011
ACS National Meeting - Anaheim, CA
 
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