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Monday, August 1st

Monday, August 1st, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Exhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session P: Contributed Posters: Teaching Section Poster Session
Presiding: Madhav P. Nepal, South Dakota State University
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PTE001August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe impact of pedagogical instruction and feedback on future faculty teaching beliefs
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Poster: TeachingStephens, Jessica; Gormally, Cara; Brickman, Peggy.graduate student
student-centered learning
active learning
instructional feedback
qualitative
PTE002August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterComparing tree diversity of the main campus to the golf course at Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi
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Poster: TeachingBODIN, EMILY; Moreton, Steven; Napier-Jameson, Rebekah; Clark, Megan; Manley, Michael; Cummins, Joseph; Bishop, Amanda; Baghai-Riding, Nine Lucille.Invasive
Trees
Mississippi Delta
Non-native
Bradford pear
PTE003August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAn experiment in plant nutrient stress to teach plant physiology and the scientific method
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Poster: TeachingChristopher, Dorothy; Rosenwasser, Amy.K-12 education
botanical education
morning glory
Physiology
PTE004August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterCollectionsEducation.org: Connecting Students to Citizen Science and Curated Collections
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Poster: TeachingKrimmel, Erica R.; Linton, Debra L.; Marsico, Travis D.; Monfils, Anna K; Morris, Ashley B.; Ruhfel, Brad R.plant collecting
citizen science
digitized herbarium data
teaching
PTE005August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAlternative Methods of Engaging Students in the Lab: Using Everyday Materials to Prepare Living Microscopic Slides for the Study of Plants
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Poster: TeachingCarl, James Robert Currie; Link-Perez, Melanie.Plant Blindness
elementary
botanical education
K-12 education
microscopy
plant-soil
PTE006August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterScopes and Challenges of Incorporating Active Learning in a Large Section Introductory Botany Course
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Poster: TeachingNepal, Madhav P..Vision and Change
Large Section Botany Course
active learning
student-centered learning
PTE007August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe undergraduate Herbarium Army at Rutgers University: Promoting interaction between students and scientific collections in teaching, research, and outreach
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Poster: TeachingRay, Jessica; Artigues, Renee; Azzolini, Jill; Buczynski, Rebekah; Cusimano, Victoria; Fastige, Rachael; Hess, Garrett; Howe, Natalie; King, Megan; Lin, Tesia; Olivares, Carlos; Rodriguez, Rachel; Sun, Alexandria; Struwe, Lena.education
teaching
herbarium
classification
PTE008August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSanta Clara University’s Tree of Trees: Using campus tree diversity to integrate molecular, organismal and evolutionary biology
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Poster: TeachingHuang, Sophia; Whittall, Justen Bryant.Trees
phylogeny
pedagogy
tree thinking
PTE009August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDigital-savvy Millennials in the field: using technology to teach science to non-majors in an outdoor setting
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Poster: TeachingTary, Anna; Taylor, Witt; Cooper, Ranessa.Millenneal
educational technology
ecology
Cape Cod
fieldwork
PTE010August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterIncorporating written assignments into an introductory plant biology course
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Poster: TeachingPilote, Alex; Donovan, Lisa.pedagogy
Written assignments
PTE011August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterScopes and Challenges of Incorporating Active Learning in a Large Section Introductory Botany Course
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Poster: TeachingNepal, Madhav P..active learning
Large Section Botany Course
Scientific teaching
Student engagement
student-centered learning
PTE012August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAn educational poster of the Vascular Plants Tree of Life
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Poster: TeachingByng, James W.; Smets, Erik; Christenhusz, Maarten.angiosperms
ferns
lycopods
gymnosperms
teaching
PTE013August 1st 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterNHC3: A Student Led Approach to Restoring Interest in Natural History Collections
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Poster: TeachingRath, Mary M.; Thigpen, Chris.collections
Natural history
herbarium

Tuesday, August 2nd

Tuesday, August 2nd, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm · 101/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 18: Contributed Papers: Teaching Section Papers Session I
Presiding: Madhav P. Nepal, South Dakota State University
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18001August 2nd 8:00 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterIntegrative Lesson Plans Centered on Vertical Hydroponic System (VHS): Immersive Professional Development Workshops for Science Teachers in a Rural Setting
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Oral PaperNepal, Madhav P.; Browning, Larry; Miller, Matthew.Vertical Hydroponic System
K-12 Life Scienec Teachers
Immersive Professional Development Workshop
Next Generation Science Standards
18002August 2nd 8:15 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPaleo-Plant Blindness? Botanical Representation in Museum Fossil Displays
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Oral PaperClary, Renee.Plant Blindness
informal education
Paleobotany
18003August 2nd 8:30 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUsing RNA-seq data in an Ecology Laboratory Inquiry Investigation
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Oral PaperBaker, Stokes S.laboratory exercise
ecology
RNA-seq
Duckweed
Spirodela
18004August 2nd 8:45 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterPhylogenetic diversity comparison among Nebraska counties: example of a course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE)
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Oral PaperKellar, Pamela Roxanne.biodiversity assessment
Undergraduate
CURE
phylogeny
18005August 2nd 9:00 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe Cornell University Plant Anatomy Collection (CUPAC) and the Cornell University Paleobotanical Slide Collection (CUPC-S) as an online teaching resource
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Oral PaperGandolfo, Maria A; Nixon, Kevin.anatomy
Slides
collections
extant
fossil
18006August 2nd 9:15 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUsing Invasive Plant Control to Teach Plant Biology: A Service Learning Approach
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Oral PaperGoodwillie, Carol.active learning
service learning
invasive plants
Lespedeza cuneata
18007August 2nd 9:30 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterInvestigating Bonsai as an Alternative Curriculum for Teaching Botanical Science to School-Aged Children
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Oral PaperNorcross, Lindsay; Link-Perez, Melanie.bonsai
elementary
education
botanical education
curriculum
NGSS
18008August 2nd 9:45 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterSchool gardening with a twist using fish: Encouraging educators to adopt aquaponics in the classroom
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Oral PaperClayborn, Jaeson; O'Brien, George; Medina, Miles.Hydroponics
Aquaculture
Sustainable gardening
K-12 education
August 2nd 10:00 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBreak
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18010August 2nd 10:30 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterAddressing common and persistent tree-thinking misconceptions in a plant diversity course
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Oral PaperKummer, Tyler; Jensen, Jamie; Whipple, Clinton.tree thinking
concept inventory
Plant Biodiversity
18011August 2nd 10:45 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUsing X-ray tomographic data to teach seed morphology, phylogenetics, and dichotomous keys
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Oral PaperBenedict, John C.; Smith, Selena; Specht, Chelsea.Cannaceae
Costaceae
Heliconiaceae
Lowiaceae
Marantaceae
Musaceae
Strelitziaceae
Zingiberaceae
18012August 2nd 11:00 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe power of observation and Cape Cod as an outdoor laboratory
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Oral PaperTaylor, Witt; Tary, Anna; Cooper, Ranessa.New England
Cape Cod
Field Course
ecology
Scientific Method
18013August 2nd 11:15 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDeveloping and Implementing Effective Student Chapter Programs
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Oral PaperJones, Marcus; Bunner, Allissa.student-centered learning
programming
Student engagement
18014August 2nd 11:30 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterDigitization Synchronization
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Oral PaperWilkinson-Lamb, Sara; Barkworth, Mary E; Gayou, Sean Anthony; Smith, Drew.biodiversity conservation
inmates
synchronization
Digitization
collaboration
18015August 2nd 11:45 am101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterFlipping Over Botany Lab
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Oral PaperGibson, J Phil.Undergradute education
flipped lab
science education
active learning
Tuesday, August 2nd, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm · 101/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session M25: Meeting: BSA Teaching Section Business Meeting and Luncheon
Presiding: Madhav P. Nepal, South Dakota State University
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August 2nd 12:00 pm101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBSA Teaching Section Meeting
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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm · 101/Savannah International Trade and Convention Center
Session 33: Contributed Papers: Teaching Section Papers Session II
Presiding: Madhav P. Nepal, South Dakota State University; Kyra N. Krakos, Maryville University
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33001August 2nd 2:00 pm101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterIntegrating Natural History Collections into Undergraduate Education: Creating the Resources and Growing the Community
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Oral PaperMonfils, Anna K; Ellwood, Elizabeth; Linton, Debra L.; Phillips, Molly; Cook, Joseph; Kerski, Joesph; Barbaro, Tracy; Donovan, Sam.Undergradute education
Herbaria
Digitization
Vision and Change
33002August 2nd 2:15 pm101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterUsing natural language processing tools to facilitate learning taxonomy, nomenclature, and botany in the classroom
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Oral PaperEndara, Lorena; Burleigh, Gordon; Cui, Hong.Natural Language Processing
Nomenclature
Taxonomic descriptions
Botany
Phenotypic traits
Matrices
phylogeny
Undergradute education
August 2nd 2:30 pm101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterBreak
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33004August 2nd 3:00 pm101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterInvolving undergraduates in the digital community: Leveraging collections preservation, research, and outreach through a network of natural history collections clubs
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Oral PaperHarris, Kari Megan; Marsico, Travis D..Natural history
Club
Student Organization
33005August 2nd 3:15 pm101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterThe last stop on the Fossil Freeway: Developing our own version of a traveling exhibit at ASU BioKIC
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Oral PaperPigg, Kathleen B; Clark, Lia; Hieger, Timothy; Basham, Anne; DeVore, Melanie.Paleobotany
Museum exhibit
informal education
Republic flora
educational technology
Fossil plants
33006August 2nd 3:30 pm101/Savannah International Trade and Convention CenterCool Leaves! Exploring leaf adaptation in outreach
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Oral PaperBlake-Mahmud, Jennifer; Adams/, Catrina.outreach
informal education
educational games
educational demonstrations

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