Randy Yerrick

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This ethnographic study examined how rural, lower track, underrepresented students made sense of their place in school and what role school science played in their cultural reproduction. The objectives of the study were to identify key components of science classroom discourse, analyze means of negotiating these components, and explicate participants'(More)
In this manuscript, we report the impact of students’ usage of a simulator in the preparation of chemical engineers. This case study was conducted using content pretest and posttests, survey questionnaires, interviews, classroom observations, and an analysis of students’ written response to design problems. Results showed the use of simulator was associated(More)
This phenomenological study investigated a cohort of long-time engineering educators during the early stages of their participation in a STEM focused PhD program. Confident in our own discipline and teaching, we soon realized we had more to learn than we initially believed. We struggled with our own deeply rooted beliefs as we were introduced to numerous(More)
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