Nissa  Yestness, Ph.D.

Nissa Yestness, Ph.D.

Post Doctoral Research Associate

MAST Institute
The College of Natural and Health Sciences – NHS

Contact Information

Phone
970-351-3358 Ext. 1
Office
Ross 1212A
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
MAST Institute
Campus Box 123
Greeley, CO 80639

Education

Professional/Academic Experience

Publications/Creative Works

Jin, H., Johnson, E.M., & Yestness, N.R. (in press). A learning progression approach to incorporate climate sustainability into teacher education. In S. Stratton, R. Hagevik, A. Feldman, & M. Bloom (Eds.), Educating science teachers for sustainability. 

Yestness, N., Irish, T., Bianchi, J., Kim, J., Hammond, L., Carpenter, S., Nilsen, K., Parker, S., & Berkowitz, A.R. (April, 2015) Related Paper Set: Teacher Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Uses of Learning Progression-Based Curricula in Teaching Environmental Science Literacy: Using Learning Progression Frameworks to Inform Instruction in Environmental Science: Teachers’ Efforts to Move Their Students Up Levels. In Proceedings of the 2015 Annual International Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Chicago, IL. Retrieved April 20, 2015 from http://www.pathwaysproject.kbs.msu.edu/

Hauk, S., Roach, K., Yestness, N., Kaser, J., Berkowitz, A.R., & Moore, J.C. (April, 2015) Related Paper Set: Teacher Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Uses of Learning Progression-Based Curricula in Teaching Environmental Science Literacy: Science Learning Progressions, Discourse, and Teacher Pedagogical Content Knowledge. In Proceedings of the 2015 Annual International Conference of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Chicago, IL. Retrieved April 20, 2015 from http://www.pathwaysproject.kbs.msu.edu/ 

Hauk, S., Toney, A., Nair, R., Yestness, N., & Troudt, M. (February 2015) Discourse in mathematics pedagogical content knowledge. In T. Fukawa-Connelly (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th Confernce on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Pittsburg, PA. Retrieved May 20, 2015 from http://timsdataserver.goodwin.drexel.edu/RUME-2015/rume18_submission_87.pdf 

Mayes, R. L., Forrester, J., Schuttlefield Christus, J. D., Peterson, F., Bonilla, R., and Yestness, N. (2013). Quantitative Reasoning in Environmental Science: A learning progression. International Journal of Science Education. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2013.819534