Keith Sheppard, Ed.D.

Recent Talks & Presentations

Peer Reviewed National and International Conference Papers and Presentations

Aubrecht, K, Padwa, L. & Sheppard, K. Chemistry for Sustainability: Hands-on Workshops for High School Students. Presentation at the 22nd Biennial Conference on Chemistry Education. Penn State University, PA. (July 29th – August 2nd, 2012).

Padwa, L. & Sheppard, K. Real World Chemistry: A Model for Secondary Chemistry Teacher Professional Development. Presentation at the 22nd Biennial Conference on Chemistry Education. Penn State University, PA. (July 29th –August 2nd, 2012).

Sheppard, K. & Kelly, A. M. Physics and Chemistry Offerings in New York State:
Enrollment, Policy and Needs.
Presentation at the NSF Robert Noyce Scholarship Program Conference. Washington D.C. May, 2012.

Sheppard, K. A Brief History of Physics Teacher Education. Poster presented at PhysTec Conference, Ontario, CA. Feb. 2nd - 5th, 2012.

Sheppard, K., Kelly, A. M. & McHugh L. Suburban Science Education and High Needs
Schools. Presentation at the NSF Robert Noyce Scholarship Program Conference. Washington D.C. July 6-8, 2011.

Sheppard, K. High School Physics Before PSSC: Content, Pedagogy, Texts and Tests. Invited Talk at the National Meeting of American Association of Physics Teachers Jacksonville, Fl. (Jan 8-12th, 2011).

Bynum, R. D. & Sheppard, K. Entrepreneurship in Science Education: A University Perspective. Presentation at the Science and Mathematics Teacher Initiative of the APLU Conference Cincinnati, OH. (Jun 9th -11th 2010).

Tai, C-C. & Sheppard, K. Patterns of Progression in Students’ Understanding of Combustion. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Garden Grove, CA. (April 17th – 21st  2009).

Sheppard, K. & Kelly, A.M. The Small School Movement and its Impact on Science Education in New York City. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Garden Grove, CA. (April 17th – 21st  2009).

Sheppard, K. & Nehm, R. Darwin - Denied, Distorted, Disregarded: A National Review of Biology Teachers and Evolution. Paper accepted for presentation at the “Darwin's Reach: Celebrating Darwin's Legacy Across the Disciplines Conference”, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY. (March 14th, 2009).

Nehm, R. & Sheppard, K. A Century of Evolution Education Research: What Works in the Classroom? Paper accepted for presentation at the “Darwin's Reach: Celebrating Darwin's Legacy Across the Disciplines Conference”, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY. (March 14th, 2009).

Sheppard, K. Separate and Unequal: The History of the Lecture versus Laboratory Credit Difference in Chemistry. Presentation at the 20th Biennial Conference on Chemistry Education. Bloomington, IA. (July 27-30th, 2008).

Kelly, A. M. &  Sheppard, K. Construction of a Latent Variable to Predict Physics Access in U.S. Urban High Schools Public High Schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore MD. (March 30-April 2nd, 2008).

Sheppard, K. & Kelly, A.M. The Small School Movement in New York City and its Impact on Physics Education. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New York City. (March 24-28, 2008).

Sheppard, K. The History of Science Education- A Call for Inclusion. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of Association for Science Teachers Education, St. Louis. (January 10th -12th, 2008).

Sheppard, K. Laboratory versus Lecture – The History of the Credit Difference. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, CA. (April, 2006).

Wefer, S. & Sheppard, K. Bioinformatics and State Requirements. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, CA. (April, 2006).

Sheppard, K. The History of Laboratory Work In American High Schools and Colleges. Poster session given at Association for Science Teachers Education, Portland, OR. (January, 2006).

Sheppard, K. The Historical Development of the Academic Credit System in America and its Impact on High School Science Education. Paper presented at International History and Philosophy of Science Teaching Conference, Leeds University, UK. (July 15-18, 2005).

Kelly, A. M. &  Sheppard, K. Newton in the Big Apple. School Level Characteristics and Organizational Variables that Affect Physics Access and Enrollment in New York City Region 9 Public High Schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Houston TX. (April 3-8, 2005).

Sheppard, K. Prospective Chemistry Teachers’ Knowledge and Understanding of Acid-Base Chemistry. Presentation at The 18th Biennial Conference on Chemistry Education. Ames, IA. (July 18-22, 2004).

Sheppard, K. & Robbins, D. M. The History of the U.S. High School Science Sequence. Presentation at The 18th Biennial Conference on Chemistry Education. Ames, IA. (July 18-22, 2004).

Nehm, R. & Sheppard, K. A Comparative Study of Evolutionary Understanding and Advocacy for Teaching Evolution in Pre-certified Biology and Other Science Teachers. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Vancouver, BC, Canada. (April 1-4, 2004).

Sheppard, K. & Robbins, D. M.  Physics Last: A Historical Study of the Development of the US High School Science Sequence. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA. (March 23-26, 2003). (ERIC Document # 474718).

Baldwin, B. & Sheppard, K. In Search of Pedagogical Technology Content Knowledge: The Role of the Teacher Preparation Program. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA. (March 23-26, 2003). (ERIC Document # 474717).

Robbins, D. M. & Sheppard, K. The Physics First Debate. Presentation at 126th National Meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT). Austin TX. (January, 2003).

Sheppard, K. Peace Corps Fellows In Urban Science Education Settings.  Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Conference. New Orleans, LA. (April, 2002).

Sheppard, K. & Robbins, D. M. The Origins of Chemistry Before Physics in the High School Science Sequence. Poster session at American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Boston, MA. (February, 2002).

Robbins, D. M. & Sheppard, K. (2002) High School Physics Enrollment Levels Since the Committee of Ten: Implications for Teaching and Curriculum. Poster session at the 127th National Meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT). Philadelphia, PA. (January, 2002).

Sheppard, K. Newton in the Big Apple: Pre-Service Science Education in New York City. Presentation at the Association for Science Education. Liverpool, UK. (January, 2002).

 

Regional and Local Conference Presentations

Sheppard, K. & Kelly, A. M.  We have Lift–Off : The New Doctoral Program in Science Education: Presentation at ASTE- NE Conference, October 26-28th, 2011 Cornwall, NY.

Fillipone, J., McHugh, L. & Sheppard, K.  The Science Credentials of Administrators on Long Island. Poster Presentation at ASTE- NE Conference, October 26-28th, 2011 Cornwall, NY.

Sheppard, K. From Noyce 1 to Noyce 2: Some Things Change, Some Stay the Same
Presentation at Noyce NE Conference, October 13-15, 2011 Philadelphia, PA.

Sheppard. K. A Brief History of New York Regents Science Examinations. Presentation at the North-East Regional Meeting of the Association for the Education of Science Teachers. Poconos Environmental Education Center, NJ. (October 23rd, 2009).

Robbins, D. M. & Sheppard. K. The High School Science Order. Presentation at the North-East Regional Meeting of the Association for the Education of Science Teachers. Poconos Environmental Education Center, NJ. (October 16th -17th, 2008).

Sheppard, K. Starting a Doctoral Program In Science Education. Presentation at the North-East Regional Meeting of the Association for the Education of Science Teachers. University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA. (October 18-19th, 2007).

Sheppard, K. History of Laboratory Work in High Schools. Presentation at the Suffolk Section Meeting of the Science Teachers Association of New York State. Stony Brook University, NY. (March 3rd, 2007)

Sheppard, K. Avoiding Bankruptcy: America’s Science Credit Rating. Presentation at the North-East Regional Meeting of the Association for the Education of Science Teachers. University of Massachusetts Amherst MA. (October 27-28th, 2005).

Sheppard, K. The History of Laboratory Instruction In New York State. Presentation at the North-East Regional Meeting of the Association for the Education of Science Teachers. Syracuse, NY. (October 2004).

Sheppard, K. From Liebig to Eliot to Carnegie: A History of Hands-On Science Education. History of Mathematics and Science Education Colloquium at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY. (October 18th 2004).

Sheppard, K. A Chemistry Pedagogical Content Knowledge Course for Teachers. Presentation at the North-East Regional Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers of Science. Syracuse, NY. (October 2003).

Sheppard, K. Using i-movie in a Chemistry Methods Class. Presentation at the North-East Regional Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers of Science. Syracuse, NY. (October 2002).

Nehm, R. & Sheppard, K. Evolution and Prospective Teachers Understanding and Beliefs. Presentation at the North-East Regional Meeting  of the Association for the Education of Science Teachers. Syracuse, NY. (October 2002).

Sheppard, K. Alternative Certification Programs. The Needs of Peace Corps Science Fellows. Presentation at the North-East Regional Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers of Science. Syracuse, NY. (October 2001).

Sheppard, K.  Physics First. Presentation at the North-East Regional Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers of Science. Syracuse, NY. (October 2000).

Invited Talks

Kelly, A. M. & Sheppard, K. Identifying Pre-College STEM Opportunities to Learn
STEM: Data from New York. Council for Opportunity in Education Annual Conference, New York September 7th, 2012.

Sheppard, K, History of the Science Order. Kean University, NJ. (November 14th, 2011).

Sheppard, K, Effective Science Teaching.  Malverne High School NY. (November 8th, 2011).

Sheppard, K, Long Island Science Education. Cold Spring Harbor School District " (May 10th, 2011).

Sheppard, K. Darwin-Denied, Distorted, Disregarded. Hunter College, New York (March 3rd 2011).

Sheppard, K. High School Physics Before PSSC: Content, Pedagogy, Texts and Tests. Invited Talk at the National Meeting of American Association of Physics Teachers. Jacksonville, Fl. (Jan 8-12th, 2011).

Sheppard, K. Middle School Science Education. A Brief History. Keynote Address. Middle School Laboratory Enhancement Project. Stony Brook University, NY. (June 28th, 2010) .

Sheppard, K. Long Island Science Education: Past, Present and Future. Keynote Address.

The Long Island Science Education Leadership Association. Molloy College, Farmingdale, NY. (April 12, 2010) .

Sheppard, K. Darwin Education. Invited Talk at New York Atheists Association. New York, NY. (February 25th  2010).

Sheppard, K.  Some High School Science Education History. Keynote Address. New York State Biology and Chemistry Mentor Conference. Stony Brook University. (July 7th 2009).

Sheppard, K. Evolution in the Science Classroom: What the Research Says. Keynote Address. Annual Sharing Our Success Urban Science and Math Teaching Conference. New York University. (May 1st 2009).

Sheppard, K. Teaching Opportunities for Science Majors. Physics Undergraduate SPS. Physics Department, Stony Brook University. (Nov 19th 2008).

Sheppard, K. Science Education: Sheltering New York from the Gathering Storm. Invited Talk at New York Business Council New York, NY. (October 30th, 2008).

Sheppard, K. Organizing Instruction: Lecture, Laboratory, Recitation and Academic Credit:. Invited Talk at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. New York, NY. (April 11th, 2008).

Sheppard, K. Laboratory Work in High School Physics. Invited Talk for the Long Island Physics Teachers Association. Stony Brook University Physics Department (December 1st, 2007).

Sheppard, K. The Questionable Legacy of Credit: The History and Future of Science Education Reform. Invited Talk at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. New York, NY. (April 13th, 2007).

Sheppard, K & Horowitz, G. The Historical Development of Chemistry and Physics Laboratory Work in High Schools and Colleges. Invited Talk at the Physics and Chemistry Teachers Club. New York, (January 12th, 2007).

Sheppard, K. The History and Future of Science Education Reform. Invited Talk at the New York Academy of Sciences. New York, NY. (October 13th, 2006).

Sheppard, K. The History and Future of Physics Laboratories. Invited Talk at the National Meeting of American Association of Physics Teachers. Syracuse, NY. (July 22-26th, 2006).

 

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