Youngjin Song, Ph.D.

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  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Ross Hall 3520, Campus Box 98
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • Greeley, CO 80639
  • Office: (970) 351-1040
  • Fax: (970) 351-2533
  • E-mail: Youngjin.Song@unco.edu

Youngjin Song, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Georgia, Science Education. Elementary Science Education.

Publication:

Song, Y. & Carheden, S. (in press). Students� understanding of dual-meaning vocabulary (DMV) words in the college chemistry classroom. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, DOI:10.1039/C3RP00128H.

Harding-DeKam, J., Reinsvold, L., Olmos, A., Song, Y., Franklin, B., Higgins, T., & Enriquez, M. (in press). Mathematics and science teaching for English learners (MAST-EL) partnership: A relationship among elementary school teachers, pre-service teachers, principals, coaches, and college faculty. Teacher Education & Practice (Special theme issue STEM teacher preparation and practice: Prepare and inspire students), 72(2).

Song, Y., Higgins, T. & Harding-DeKam, J. (in press). Sweet science for ALL!!�Supporting inquiry-based learning through M&M�s investigation for English language learners. Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas.

Song, Y., & Schwenz, R. (2013). An Inquiry–based approach to teach the spherical Earth model to pre-service teachers using the global positioning system (GPS). Journal of College Science Teaching, 42(4), 50-58.

Song, Y., Darling, M., Dixon, J., Koonce, S., McReynolds, M., Meier, J., & Stafsholt, E. (October, 2011). Pre–service teacher as researchers: 3rd grade students’ views of scientists. Teaching Science. PDF

Song, Y., Herbig, L., Ahlswede, D., Clausen, C., & Oliver, J. S. (2010) Community-based inquiry lessons: Scientific communities in high school chemistry classrooms. The Science Teacher, 77(3), 61-65.

Song, Y., Heo, M., Krumenaker, L., & Tippins, D. (2008). Cartoons: an alternative learning assessment. Science Scope, 31(5), 16-21.

Song, Y., Heo, M., Krumenaker, L., & Tippins, D. (2008). Cartoons—An alternative learning assessment. In E. Brunsell (Ed.) Reading in Science Methods, K-8: An NSTA press journals collection (pp. 175-182). NSTA press.

Grants:

Mathematics and Science Teaching for English Learners (MAST-EL), $1,800,000. (Co-Principal Investigator), Funded by the U.S. Department of Education. September, 2011—August, 2016.

Bridging science and diversity education: Pre-service elementary teacher preparation through service learning experiences, $ 7,990, Research, Dissemination and Faculty Development (RDFD) Awards. Funded by the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), University of Northern Colorado. September, 2010—May, 2012.

College English language learning students’Chemistry learning, $ 2,800, Summer Support Initiative for Research and Grant Writing. Funded by the Assistant Vice President for Research, University of Northern Colorado. 2012, Summer.

Understanding pre-service elementary teachers’ perspectives of inquiry, $750, Summer Support Initiative for Research and Grant Writing. Funded by the Assistant Vice President for Research, University of Northern Colorado. 2011, Summer.

Bridging science and literacy education for ELL students, $ 2,006, Summer Support Initiative for Research and Grant Writing. Funded by the Assistant Vice President for Research, University of Northern Colorado. 2010, Summer.

Supporting elementary science teacher learning through a teacher inquiry group. $5,000, Incentive Grant. Funded by the Sponsored Programs & Academic Research Center (SPARC), University of Northern Colorado. September, 2009—May, 2011.

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