Sawtelle

Sawtelle, V. and Turpen, C. “Leveraging a relationship with biology to expand a relationship with physics.” Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res. 12.1 010136 (2016).

Dreyfus, B.W., Geller, B.D., Sawtelle, V. and Meltzer, D.E. “Resource letter: Teaching thermodynamics and statistical mechanics in physics, chemistry, and biology.” Amer. J. of Phys. 83. (2015): 5-21.

Dreyfus, B.W., Geller, B.D, Gouvea, J., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Redish, E.F., “Ontological metaphors for negative energy in an interdisciplinary context.” Phys. Rev. ST—Phys. Educ. Res. 10. 020108 (2014).

Dreyfus, B. W., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Redish, E.F. "A Vision of Interdisciplinary Education: Students' Reasoning about 'High-Energy Bonds' and ATP." Phys. Rev. ST—Phys. Educ. Res. 10. 010115 (2014).

Dreyfus, B.W., Gouvea, J.S., Geller, B.D., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Redish, E.F. “Chemical Energy in an Introductory Physics Course for the Life Sciences.” Amer. J. Phys. 82. (2014): 403-411.

Geller, B.D., Dreyfus, B.W., Gouvea, J.S., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Redish, E.F. “Entropy and Spontaneity in an Introductory Physics Course for the Life Science Students.” Amer. J. Phys. 82. (2014): 394-402.

Redish, E.F, Bauer, C., Carleton, K.L, Cooke, T.J., Cooper, M., Crouch, C.H., Dreyfus, B.W., Geller, B., Giannini, J., Gouvea, J.S., Klymkowsky, M.W., Losert, W., Moore, K., Presson, J., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C., Thompson, K. “NEXUS/Physics: An interdisciplinary repurposing of physics for biologists.” Amer. J. Phys. 82. (2014): 368–377.

Daane, A. and Sawtelle, V. “Student Discourse about Equity in an Introductory College Physics Course.” Physics Education Research Conference, Proceedings of the 2016 Physics Education Research Conference, American Association of Physics Teachers. (2016): 88-91.

Little, A., Sawtelle, V. and Humphrey, B. “Context Dependent Mindset: Building New Frameworks and Measurement Methodologies.” Physics Education Research Conference, Proceedings of the 2016 Physics Education Research Conference, American Association of Physics Teachers. (2016): 204-207.

Mashood, K.K., Sawtelle, V., Anderson, C.W., Matz, R. L., Scott, E. E. and Underwood, S.M. “Developing an empirically grounded framework to assess interdisciplinarity of student explanations of everyday phenomena.” Proceedings of the 2016 Physics Education Research Conference, American Association of Physics Teachers. (2016): 220-223

Sawtelle, V. and Little, A. “Understanding the Nuance in Disciplinary Self-Efficacy.” Proceedings of the 2015 Physics Education Research Conference, American Association of Physics Teachers. (2015): 295-298. (selected as a Notable Paper)

Irving, P.W., Sawtelle, V. and Caballero, M.D. “Troubleshooting Formative Feedback in P3 (A Group Based Learning Environment.” Proceedings of the 2015 Physics Education Research Conference, American Association of Physics Teachers. (2015): 335-338.

Turnbull, A., Doughty, L., Sawtelle, V. and Caballero, M.D. “Student Ideas around Vector Decomposition in the Upper-Division.” Proceedings of the 2015 Physics Education Research Conference, American Association of Physics Teachers. (2015): 295-298.

Redish, E.F., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. “The role physics can play in a multi-disciplinary curriculum for non- physics scientists and engineers.” Proceedings of the Frontiers in Mathematics and Science Education Research Conference. (2014).

Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Gouvea, J.S. “Harnessing Affinity Towards Biology to Support Diversity in Physics.” Proceedings of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Conference. (2014).

Dreyfus, B.W., Geller, B.D., Gouvea, J.S., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Redish, E.F. “Negative energy:  Why interdisciplinary physics requires multiple ontologies.” Proceedings of the 2013 Physics Education Research Conference, American Association of Physics Teachers. (2014): 129-132.

Geller, B.D., Dreyfus, B.W., Gouvea, J.S., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Redish, E.F. “Like dissolves like: Unpacking student reasoning about thermodynamic heuristics.” Proceedings of the 2013 Physics Education Research Conference, American Association of Physics Teachers. (2014): 157-160.

J.S. Gouvea, A. Nair, V. Sawtelle and C. Turpen. “Expansive framing across scientific disciplines.” Refereed Poster, Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. (April 2016): Washington, DC.

A. Nair, V. Sawtelle and M.D. Caballero. “Promoting Student Engagement in Scientific Practice in an Introductory Laboratory.” Contributed Poster, 2016 AAPT Summer Meeting. (July 2016): Sacramento, CA.

A. Nair, V. Sawtelle and M.D. Caballero. “Implementation of a Laboratory Activity Designed to Promote Scientific Practice.” Contributed Talk, 2016 AAPT Summer Meeting. (July 2016): Sacramento, CA.

A. Nair, P. Irving and V. Sawtelle. “Exploring relevance for life-science students in introductory physics.” Contributed Poster, CREATE for STEM MiniConference. (February 2017): East Lansing, MI.

L. Tunstall, A. Nair, K. Hinko, P. Irving. and V. Sawtelle. “Exploring LBC Physics Students' Conceptions of Diffusion.” Contributed Poster, CREATE for STEM MiniConference. (February 2017): East Lansing, MI.

A. Nair, J.S. Gouvea, V. Sawtelle and C. Turpen. “The importance of discursive structures in promoting interdisciplinary scientific reasoning.” Contributed Poster, CREATE for STEM MiniConference. (February 2016): East Lansing, MI.

Daane, A.R. and Sawtelle, V. “Student discourse about equity in an introductory college physics course.” Contributed Poster, AAPT National Meeting. (July 2016): Sacramento, CA.

Little, A., Sawtelle, V. and Humphrey, B. “Mindset Research in Introductory Physics: Strengths of Student Interview Analyses.” Contributed Poster, AAPT National Meeting. (February 2017): Atlanta, GA.

Funkhouser, K.M., Sawtelle, V., Martinez, W.M. and Caballero, M.D. “Differential Impacts of Aligning Epistemological Expectations in Introductory Physics Labs.” Contributed Poster, AAPT National Meeting. (July 2016): Sacramento, CA.

Mashood, K.K., Sawtelle, V., Andersen, C.W., Scott, E.E., Matz, R.L. and Underwood, S.M. “Investigating Student Reasoning of Everyday Interdisciplinary Phenomena: Initial Phases.” Contributed Poster, AAPT National Meeting. (July 2016): Sacramento, CA.

Little, A., Sawtelle, V. and Humphrey, B. “Context Dependent Mindset: Building New Frameworks and Measurement Methodologies.” Contributed Poster, AAPT National Meeting. (July 2016): Sacramento, CA.

McPadden, D., Sawtelle, V. and Brewe, E. “Purpose of Representation Use in Modeling Instruction Physics.” Contributed Talk, AAPT National Meeting. (July 2016): Sacramento, CA.

Little, A. and Sawtelle, V. “Growth Mindset In the Details: Overlapping Interests Projects in Physics.” Contributed Poster, AAPT National Meeting. (July 2015): College Park, MD.

Lee, M., Sawtelle, V., Stroupe, D., Irving, P.W., Obsniuk, M.J. and Caballero, M.D. “Negotiating Positionings within Small Groups in Introductory Physics.” Contributed Talk and Poster, AAPT National Meeting & Physics Education Research Conference. (July 2015): College Park, MD.

Hancock, J. B., Sawtelle, V., Caballero, M.D. and Stroupe, D. “Perceptions of Learning and Teamwork: Practice-based Introductory Physics.” Contributed Talk, AAPT National Meeting. (July 2015): College Park, MD.

Turnbull, A., Doughty, L., Sawtelle, V. and Cabellero, M.D. “Student Ideas around Vector Decomposition in the Upper-Division.” Contributed Poster, Physics Education Research Conference. (July 2015): College Park, MD.

Sawtelle, V. and Little, A. “Understanding the Nuance in Disciplinary Self-Efficacy.” Contributed Talk and Poster, AAPT National Meeting & Physics Education Research Conference. (July 2015): College Park, MD.

Irving, P.W., Sawtelle, V. and Caballero, M.D. “Troubleshooting Formative Feedback in P3 (A Group Based Learning Environment.” Contributed Poster, Physics Education Research Conference. (July 2015): College Park, MD.

Sawtelle, V., Dreyfus, B.W., Geller, B.D., Gouvea, J., Redish, E.F. and Turpen, C. “Designing and refining physics for biologists: The scaling up process.” Contributed Poster, Physics Education Research Conference. (July 2014): Minneapolis, MN.

Sawtelle, V., Dreyfus, B.W., Geller, B.D., Gouvea, J., Redish, E.F. and Turpen, C. “Beyond the Numbers: Finding Mechanisms to Support Diversity.” Contributed Talk, AAPT National Meeting. (July 2014): Minneapolis, MN.

Geller, B.D., Dreyfus, B.W., Gouvea, J.S., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Redish, E.F. “Explanatory coherence in an introductory physics for life scientists course.” Contributed Poster, Gordon Research Conference. (2014): South Hadley, MA.

Dreyfus, B.W., Geller, B.D., Gouvea, J., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Redish, E.F. “Chemical energy in introductory physics for the life sciences.” Contributed Talk and Poster, AAPT National Meeting. (July 2014): Minneapolis, MN.

Geller, B.D., Dreyfus, B.W., Gouvea, J., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Redish, E.F. “Explanatory coherence in an introductory physics for life scientists course.” Contributed Talk and Poster, AAPT National Meeting. (July 2014): Minneapolis, MN.

Gouvea, J.S., Dreyfus, B.W., Geller, B.D., Sawtelle, V. and Turpen, C. “In biology we never explain: The construction of epistemological stances in course experiences.” Contributed Poster, Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research, National Meeting. (July 2014): Minneapolis, MN.

Geller, B.D., Dreyfus, B.W., Gouvea, J., Sawtelle, V., Turpen, C. and Redish, E.F. “Sources of affect in interdisciplinary sense making.” Contributed Talk, International Conference of the Learning Sciences. (June 2014): Boulder, CO.

Sawtelle, V., Gouvea, J.S. and Turpen, C. “Harnessing Affinity Towards Biology to Support Diversity in Physics.” Contributed Talk, National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Conference. (March 2014): Pittsburgh, PA.

K. Funkhouser, V. Sawtelle and M. D. Caballero. “Examining Physics Identity in Laboratory Settings Through Survey Development.” Poster, CREATE for STEM MiniConference. (2017).

Underwood, S. M., Scott, E.E., Mashood, K. K.., Sawtelle, V., Matz, R. L. and Anderson, C. W. “Investigating how students integrate their everyday experiences with their content knowledge from their chemistry, biology, and physics courses.” Presented Talk, BCCE. (August 2016): University of Northern Colorado, CO.

Scott, E. E., Sawtelle, V., Anderson, C. W., Mashood, K. K., Matz, R. L. and Underwood, S. M. “Developing an Explanatory Framework to Characterize Student Reasoning About Interdisciplinary Phenomena.” Poster, Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) National Meeting. (July 2016): Minneapolis, MN.

Underwood, S. M., Sawtelle, V., Matz, R. L., Anderson, C. W. and Scott, E.E. “An Investigation into how Students Make Connections that Cross the Disciplinary Boundaries of Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.” Talk, American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting. (March 2016): San Diego, CA. 

E.F. Redish, C. Bauer, K. Carleton, T. Cooke, M. Cooper, C. Crouch, B.W. Dreyfus, B.D. Geller, J. Giannini, J. Svoboda Gouvea, M. Klymkowsky, W. Losert, K. Moore, J. Presson, V. Sawtelle, C. Turpen and K. Thompson. “NEXUS/Physics: Rethinking physics for biology and premed students.” Poster, Mid-Atlantic Regional Learning Assistant Workshop. (February 2014): College Park, MD. 

Nair, A., Irving, P. W. and Sawtelle, V. “Exploring Life-Science Students’ Conceptions of Relevance of Physics.” Contributed Poster, Physics Education Research Conference. (July 2017): Cincinnati, OH.

Irving, P.W., Sawtelle V. and Caballero, M.D. “The effects of formative feedback in introductory physics.” Contributed Poster, Physics Education Research Conference. (July 2015): Maryland, MD.