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Science Education Students Participate in Graduate Research Poster Presentation (March 2014)

David Wimert
David Wimert and his award winning poster

Several students in Science Education participated in the Graduate Research Poster Presentation on Tuesday, 18 March 2014.  Fred Booth, Corinne Jordan, Wynne Kelly, and David Wimert, all of whom are pursuing Master of Arts (MA) degrees in Science Education (UNCP), presented their research. The poster presentation was open to the public and ran from 5:30-7:30 PM in the University's Health Sciences Building.

Wynne Kelly  Corinne Jordan
Above: Wynne Kelly (left) and Corinne Jordan (right)

David Wimert's poster ("The Relative Effects of Inquiry-Based and Commonplace Science on Middle School Students’ Alternative Concepts Regarding Conservation of Mass") was recognized by the judges as a contest winner.  David's poster is slated to be presented again during the Graduate Research Day, which will be held in Raleigh, NC, on May 21st.

Dr. Rita Hagevik is the Director of Graduate Programs in Science Education.  Click here to learn more about the graduate program in Science Education.

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