Laura McCullough, Ph.D.—Presentations

Presentations by Laura McCullough (Publications listed here)
Selected talks, with links where possible
Continually being updated!
AAPT = American Association of Physics Teachers


Helping STEM Students with Disabilities Using Soft Skills Training; presentation at UW-System Women & Science Spring Conference May 2016

Does Learning Come in Pink and Blue?; workshop at Utah Valley University March 2016

Women in Physics; colloquium at Purdue University, April 2015 ( link to video on nanohub)

Teaching Science with Science Fiction; PER seminar at Purdue University, May 2015 ( link to video on nanohub)

Increasing Job Placement Rates for STEM Students with Disabilities; presentation at AAPT meeting in San Diego, CA Jan 2015

What’s up with Women in Physics?!; presentation at UW-Eau Claire Oct 2014

Getting Started in PER: Gender and Ethnic Minorities; invited presentation at AAPT meeting in Minneapolis, MN July 2014

Soft Skills, Hard Science: A Program to Improve Job Placement for STEM Graduates with Disabilities; presentation at UW-System Women & Science conference May 2014

Soft Skills, Hard Science: A Program to Improve Job Placement for STEM Graduates with Disabilities; presentation at UW-System Women & Science conference May 2013

Supporting PER as a Department Chair; poster at AAPT meeting in New Orleans, January 2013; paper

Gender Differences in Student Responses to Physics Conceptual Questions Based on Question Context; presentation at ASQ STEM Agenda conference, UW-Stout, July 2011

Women’s Leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: Barriers to Participation; presentation at Oxford Round Table in Oxford, England, March 2011

Gender in PER: A Retrospective; invited talk at AAPT meeting in Jacksonville, Florida, January 2011

The Current Status of Women in Physics; presentation at October 2010 WAPT/MN-AAPT meeting in River Falls, WI

The Current Status of Women in Physics; invited talk at AAPT meeting in Ann Arbor, Michigan, July 2009

Research Supporting Best Practices for Women in Science; presentation at UW-System Women & Science Spring Conference, Wisconsin Dells, May 2009

Science News in the Physics Classroom: What Do Students Choose to Read? Poster presented at AAPT meeting in Chicago, IL, February 2009

Science news and the science classroom; presentation at Wisconsin Association of Physics Teachers meeting, Chippewa Falls, WI, October 2008

What science topics do women and men choose to read and write about? presentation at UW-System Women & Science Spring Conference, Wisconsin Dells, May 2008

Effects of Students’ Backgrounds and Experiences on Science Learning; workshop presentation at UW-System Women & Science Opening Workshop, November 2007

Context, Gender, and Physics Questions; poster presentation at AAPT meeting in Greensboro, NC, August 2007

Cannonballs and Baby’s Bowls: How Context and Gender Affect Physics Tests; seminar presentation at Minnesota State University Mankato, April 2007 and ISAAPT April 2007

The Background of PER people: A survey; presentation at AAPT meeting in Seattle, WA, January 2007

Gender in Science and Math Education; seminar presentation at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, October 2006

An insider’s look at the PER community; poster presentation at AAPT meeting Syracuse, NY, August 2006

Creating Gender-Neutral Problems; workshop presentation at Bangor, ME, June 2006

Promoting Women’s Participation in Physics; presentation at MAAPT in St. Paul, MN, April 2006

Interactive Pedagogy and Physics; presentation at UMN in March 2006

Static or Dynamic? The Current Status of Women in Physics; invited presentation at AAPT in Anchorage, AL, January 2006

Women in Science and Testing; or, Why Does Context Matter? seminar presentation at Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, March 2005

Gender Interactions with the Force Concept Inventory; invited presentation at AAPT meeting in Sacramento, CA, August 2005

Gender, Context, and Assessment; presentation at Curriculum Reform Institute, Oshkosh, WI, June 2004

Listening to Women in Physics Education; presentation at UW-System Women & Science Spring Conference, Wisconsin Dells, May 2004

Educational Goals and Gender at the College Level; presentation at AAPT meeting in Miami Beach, FL, January 2004

The FCI and Non-physics Students; presentation at AAPT meeting in Madison, WI, August 2003

Historical Methods and Gender in Science Education; presentation at PER conference in Madison, WI, August 2003

Context and Gender in Science Assessment; seminar presentation at UMN-TC, July 2003

Gender and Science Learning; presentation at Curriculum Reform Institute, Oshkosh, WI, June 2003

Context, Gender, and Assessment: A Research Project; presentation at UW-System Women & Science Spring Conference, Wisconsin Dells, May 2003

Gender Issues in Physics; seminar presentation at UMN-TC, April 2003

The FCI and Context: Gender and Non-Physics Students; presentation at AAPT meeting in Boise, ID, August 2002

Gender, Math, and the FCI; presentation at PER conference in Boise, ID, August 2002

Gender and Science Education; presentation at UW-Oshkosh, June 2002

The Missing Women: Physics and Gender; seminar presentation at the Ohio State University, May 2002 and Slippery Rock University April 2002 and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville November 2001 (very similar talks)

Gender, Educational Reform, and Instructional Assessment: Part I; presentation at AAPT meeting in Philadelphia, PA, January 2002

Gender, Context, and the Force Concept Inventory: Further Studies; presentation at AAPT meeting in Rochester, NY, July 2001

Does Learning Come in Pink and Blue? Gender and Learning; presentation at PER conference in Rochester, NY, July 2001

A Gender Context for the Force Concept Inventory; presentation at AAPT meeting in San Diego, CA, January 2001

Gender Differences on Multiple-Choice Conceptual Tests; invited presentation at AAPT meeting in Phoenix, AZ, January 1997

For copies of the presentations or papers, please email me at 94mccullough@gmail.com. I will keep working on getting copies of talks posted here.