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By:  Dr. Pam Bishop  |  Sondra LoRe

 

Dr. Pam Bishop

Evaluation of Center-Scale Initiatives. (2016, September). Presentation at the Presentation at the Joint International Synthesis Center Consortium Meeting in Fort Collins, CO.

How Program Evaluation Can Help You. (2016, January). Keynote presentation at the National Science Foundation Research Coordination Networks for Undergraduate Biology Education Summit in Washington, DC.

Factors influencing productivity in interdisciplinary synthetic team science groups. (2015, June). Paper presentation at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Chicago, IL.

NIMBioS Evaluation Strategies. (2015, January). Presentation at the Joint International Synthesis Center Consortium Meeting in Leipzig, Germany.

Applying Social Network Analysis to Evaluate the Evolution of Interdisciplinary Research Teams. (2014, August). Paper presentation at the Science of Team Science Annual Conference. Austin, TX.

Impacts of an interdisciplinary research center on participant publication and collaboration patterns. (2013, September). Paper presentation at the Global Tech Mining Conference in Atlanta, GA.

Communicating Science Through Music: A Case Study from Mathematics and Biology. 12th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference Abstracts. Florence, Italy.

Impacts of an Interdisciplinary Research Center on Participant Publication and Collaboration Activities. (2012, October). Poster presentation at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN.

A Student-Generated Collaborative Approach to Developing New Evaluator Competencies. (2010, November). Roundtable presentation at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. San Antonio, TX.

My First Year as an Internal Evaluator: What I Didn’t Know That I Didn’t Know. (2010, November). Roundtable presentation at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. San Antonio, TX.

Using Program Theory to Communicate Evaluation Plans with Stakeholders. (2010, February). Paper presented at the Southeastern Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Tallahassee, FL.

Development of a Visual Program Theory Framework for Multilevel Evaluation of the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis. (2009, November). Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Orlando, FL.

To PhD or not to PhD? That is the Question. (2009, November). Roundtable presentation at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Orlando, FL.

Internal and External Evaluation Issues: Where Do You Draw the Line? (2008, November). Roundtable presentation at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Denver, CO.

Issues in Multisite, Multilevel Evaluations of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Programs. (2008, November). Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Denver, CO.

A Logic Model Framework for Evaluation of a National Workforce Development Endeavor. (2008, November). Poster presentation at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Denver, CO.

Developing a National Evaluation System for Science Education Programs. (2008, May). Paper presented at the Canadian Evaluation Society Annual Conference. Quebec, Canada.

A Logic Model Framework for Evaluation of a National Workforce Development Endeavor. (2008, May). Poster presented at the Canadian Evaluation Society Annual Conference. Quebec, Canada.

Inheriting a National Evaluation System: Lessons Learned and Advice Given. (2008, February). Paper presented at the Southeastern Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Tallahassee, FL.

A Logic Model Framework for Evaluation of a National Workforce Development Endeavor. (2008, February). Poster presented at the Southeastern Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Tallahassee, FL.

Mathematics and Science Partnership Programs Evaluation Design. (2006, December). Paper presented at the Tennessee Department of Education Meeting for MSP Principle Investigators. Nashville, TN.

 

Sondra LoRe

LoRe, S. It’s All About the Tweets: Designing and Implementing a Social Media Evaluation: American Evaluation Association (AEA) International Conference (October 26-29, 2016). Atlanta, GA.

LoRe, S. Carefully Crafted Communities: Designing and Leading a Faculty Learning Community for Evaluation and Assessment: American Evaluation Association (AEA) International Conference (October 26-29, 2016). Atlanta, GA.

Kidder, K. & LoRe, S. “Keeping it Real”: A Tale of Two Students in an Experiential PhD Program That works for All: American Evaluation Association (AEA) International Conference (October 26-29, 2016). Atlanta, GA.

Nadel, S., Moret, L., LoRe. S, Workshop: “It’s All Just Words to Me”: Best Practices for Coding Qualitative Evaluation Data: American Evaluation Association (AEA) International Conference (October 26-29, 2016). Atlanta, GA.

LoRe, S. & Morrow, J. Workshop: “It’s All About that Face”: Designing and Implementing a Social Media Evaluation: International Conference on Questionnaire Design, Evaluation, and Testing (QDET2). (November 10-12, 2016). Miami, FL.

LoRe, S., Kidder, S., & Skolits, G. “Caring Enough to Keep it Real”: A Tale of Two Students in an Experiential PhD Program That works for All: The Qualitative Report’s International Conference (TQR). (January 12th-14th). Fort Lauderdale, FL.

LoRe, S., Kidder, S., & Skolits, G.: “Tweet Sweet!” Implementing a Social Media Evaluation with Care: The Qualitative Report’s International Conference (TQR). (January 12th-14th). Fort Lauderdale, FL.

LoRe, S., Kidder, S., & Skolits, G.: “Carefully Crafted Communities”: Designing and Leading a Faculty Learning Community for Evaluation and Assessment: The Qualitative Report’s International Conference (TQR). (January 12th-14th). Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Kidder, K. LoRe, S. & Skolits, G.: “Assessing the Needs of a University LGBT Resource Center: Empowering a Community and Encouraging a Caring Campus Environment” The Qualitative Report’s International Conference (TQR). (January 12th-14th). Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Skolits, G., LoRe, S., Kidder, K., Morrow, J. & Moret, L. “Barriers to Caring in Evaluation Field Research”: Strategies for managing a Fundamental Tension of Practice: The Qualitative Report’s International Conference (TQR). (January 12th-14th). Fort Lauderdale, FL.

LoRe, S. Workshop: It’s All About the Tweets: Designing and Implementing a Social Media Evaluation: Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) International Conference. (June 16th-18th) Knoxville, TN.

LoRe, S. Carefully Crafted Communities: Designing and Leading a Faculty Learning Community for Evaluation and Assessment: Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) International Conference. (June 16th-18th) Knoxville, TN.

LoRe, S. & Kidder, K. Keeping it Real: A Tale of Two Students in an Experiential PhD Program That works for All: Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) International Conference. (June 16th-18th) Knoxville, TN.

LoRe, S. Carefully Crafted Communities: Designing and Leading a Faculty Learning Community (FLC) for Evaluation and Assessment: TENNAIR The role of Institutional Research in Higher Education Leadership Conference (August 8th-10th 2016). Gatlinburg, TN.

LoRe, S. & Richards, J. Designing and Implementing Effective Interdisciplinary Instructional Units: National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference (March 31st-April 3rd 2016). Nashville, TN.

LoRe, S. & Richards, J., Sneed, R., & Thompson, M. STEM in Motion: National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference (March 31st-April 3rd 2016). Nashville, TN.

LoRe, S. and Burney, J, Webinar: Hands On: real world lessons in food safety for middle school students in schools and 4-H. Extension Learn http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p2l84z5dyl6/ (November 11, 2015).

LoRe, S. Social Skills in STEAM/STEM Education: Empowering Emotional Intelligence: American Middle Level Educators National (AMLE) Conference (October 15-17, 2015). Nashville, TN.

LoRe, S. Usage Survey for Hands On: Real World Lessons for Middle School Classrooms. EDPY 583 Survey Research. University of Tennessee. (April 2015). Knoxville, TN.

LoRe, S. Impact of Social Media on Hands On, a Needs Assessment. University of Tennessee. (December 2014). Knoxville, TN.

LoRe, S. Hands On: Real World Lessons for Middle School Classrooms. Lightning talk. Consumer Food Safety Education Conference. (December 4-5, 2014). Washington, DC.

Faculty Learning Community (FLC). Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) University of Tennessee Knoxville. (Bi-weekly meetings August 2015-May 2016).

Survey Research Course in Educational Psychology, University of TN (Weekly meetings August 2016-December 2016).

How to Design Surveys in Qualtrics. Educational Psychology Department workshop. University of TN (September 26, 2016).

How to Design Surveys in Qualtrics. Educational Psychology Department workshop. University of TN (September 26, 2016).

Hands On Food Safety Grades K-6. Knox County Community Law Office (CLO) Youth Programs Arts Academy. (January 19th & February 9th, 2016).

Co-instruct Program Evaluation I and II courses in Educational Psychology, University of TN Program Evaluation 1 (Weekly meetings August 2015-May 2016).

Penn State Family and Consumer Sciences in STEM Food Safety and Engineering in Consumer Education Conference. Invited to lead one-day training with Hands On Classrooms program curriculum (July 7-8, 2015).

UT Extension 4-H Agent. Invited one-day training for Hands On Classrooms 4-H curriculum (March 20, 2015).

Center for Transportation Research, Knoxville, TN. Invited workshop presentation: STEM Teachers Academy: Integrating common core and effective instructional planning into transportation themed units. (July 15-17, 2014).

STEM spark HUB, Knoxville, TN. Invited workshop presentation: STEM Teachers Academy: Integrating common core and effective instructional planning into transportation themed units. (July 17-19, 2013).

STEM TEACH Meet at L&N STEM Academy. Invited presentation. So you want to have a fair? How to lead and host a Science Fair. (April 20, 2013).

STEM spark Elementary Leader for Focus Group. Invited to participate in STEMspark evaluation focus group. (2012-2014).

Tate’s School Faculty Trainer and Evaluator. Trainer for experiential and brain-compatible teaching methods at regular faculty meetings and Teaching Learning Communities (TLCs). (2002-2014).

Tate’s School Curriculum Coordinator. Invited to lead and coordinate school wide curriculum design and mapping (2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2013).

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Tate’s School. Invited to lead accreditation process for Tate’s School with staff. (2008).

Highly Effective Teaching (HET) Invited Trainer and Coach. Blount County Schools, Oak Ridge City Schools, TN, Alcoa City Schools, TN, Maryville City Schools, TN, Blowing Rock School, NC, Myrtle Beach Elementary School, NC. (1997-2001).

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Fort Craig School. Invited to lead curriculum committee for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade levels for accreditation. (1997).
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