Timothy F. Slater, Ph.D. - Publications

1985-1987 Physics University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, United States 
 1987-1989 Physics Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, United States 
 1989-1991 Physics & Astronomy Clemson University, Clemson, SC, United States 
 1991-1993 Geological Sciences University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 
 1994-1996 Physics Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS, United States 
 1996-2001 Physics Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 
 2001-2008 Astronomy University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 
 2008- Science Education University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States 
Science Education

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Year Citation  Score
2020 Guffey SK, Slater TF. Geology misconceptions targeted by an overlapping consensus of US national standards and frameworks International Journal of Science Education. 42: 469-492. DOI: 10.1080/09500693.2020.1715509  0.323
2017 Slater T. Pondering astronomy’s perplexingly preposterous propositions The Physics Teacher. 55: 582-583. DOI: 10.1119/1.5011841  0.526
2017 Slater TF, Gelderman R. Addressing students’ misconceptions about eclipses The Physics Teacher. 55: 314-315. DOI: 10.1119/1.4981046  0.537
2016 Guffey SK, Slater SJ, Schleigh Sp, Slater TF, Heyer I. Surveying Geology Concepts In Education Standards For A Rapidly Changing Global Context Contemporary Issues in Education Research. 9: 167-188. DOI: 10.19030/Cier.V9I4.9788  0.688
2016 Kasza P, Slater TF. A Survey of Best Practices and Key Learning Objectives for Successful Secondary School STEM Academy Settings. Contemporary Issues in Education Research. 10: 53-66. DOI: 10.19030/Cier.V10I1.9880  0.441
2016 Slater TF. Teaching astronomy with dry erase whiteboards The Physics Teacher. 54: 377-378. DOI: 10.1119/1.4961189  0.505
2015 Slater TF. Teaching astronomy with case studies The Physics Teacher. 53: 506-507. DOI: 10.1119/1.4933161  0.464
2015 Slater TF. Quickly creating interactive astronomy illustrations The Physics Teacher. 53: 54-55. DOI: 10.1119/1.4904250  0.493
2014 Slater TF, Burrows AC, French DA, Sanchez RA, Tatge CB. A Proposed Astronomy Learning Progression For Remote Telescope Observation Journal of College Teaching & Learning. 11: 197-206. DOI: 10.19030/Tlc.V11I4.8857  0.469
2012 Jensen A, Janak E, Slater TF. Changing Course: Exploring Impacts Of Waiting For Superman On Future Teachers Perspectives On The State Of Education Contemporary Issues in Education Research. 5: 23-32. DOI: 10.19030/Cier.V5I1.6783  0.706
2012 Bailey JM, Johnson B, Prather EE, Slater TF. Development and Validation of the Star Properties Concept Inventory International Journal of Science Education. 34: 2257-2286. DOI: 10.1080/09500693.2011.589869  0.782
2011 Waller WH, Slater TF. Improving introductory astronomy education in American colleges and universities: A review of recent progress Journal of Geoscience Education. 59: 176-183. DOI: 10.5408/1.3651408  0.535
2011 Kapp JL, Slater TF, Slater SJ, Lyons DJ, Manhart K, Wehunt MD, Richardson RM. Impact Of Redesigning A Large-Lecture Introductory Earth Science Course To Increase Student Achievement And Streamline Faculty Workload Journal of College Teaching & Learning. 8: 23-36. DOI: 10.19030/Tlc.V8I4.4196  0.753
2011 Mankowski TA, Slater SJ, Slater TF. An Interpretive Study Of Meanings Citizen Scientists Make When Participating In Galaxy Zoo Contemporary Issues in Education Research. 4: 25-42. DOI: 10.19030/Cier.V4I4.4165  0.669
2011 Slater SJ, Slater TF, Lyons DJ. Teaching Scientific Inquiry with Galaxy Zoo The Physics Teacher. 49: 94-96. DOI: 10.1119/1.3543583  0.742
2010 Gosselin DC, Thomas J, Redmond A, Larson-Miller C, Yendra S, Bonnstetter RJ, Slater TF. Laboratory Earth: A Model of Online K-12 Teacher Coursework Journal of Geoscience Education. 58: 203-213. DOI: 10.5408/1.3534859  0.559
2010 Slater TF. The AstroLrner E-Community: A 10 Year Retrospective Astronomy Education Review. 9: 10601. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2009055  0.374
2010 Slater TF. Engaging students' astronomical thinking with metacognitive visual literacy tasks The Physics Teacher. 48: 618-619. DOI: 10.1119/1.3517037  0.395
2010 Slater TF. Enhancing learning through scientific mini‐debates The Physics Teacher. 48: 425-426. DOI: 10.1119/1.3479731  0.558
2009 Bailey JM, Prather EE, Johnson B, Slater TF. College Students’ Preinstructional Ideas About Stars and Star Formation Astronomy Education Review. 8. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2009038  0.787
2009 Slater SJ, Slater TF, Olsen JK. Survey of K-12 Science Teachers' Educational Product Needs from Planetary Scientists. Astronomy Education Review. 8. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2009005  0.776
2008 Slater SJ, Slater TF, Shaner A. Impact of backwards faded scaffolding in an astronomy course for pre-service elementary teachers based on inquiry Journal of Geoscience Education. 56: 408-416. DOI: 10.5408/Jge_Nov2008_Slater_408  0.761
2008 Olsen JK, Slater TF. Impact of Modifying Activity-Based Instructional Materials for Special Needs Students in Middle School Astronomy. Astronomy Education Review. 7: 40-56. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2008019  0.797
2008 Slater TF. The First Big Wave of Astronomy Education Research Dissertations and Some Directions for Future Research Efforts. Astronomy Education Review. 7: 1-12. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2008001  0.305
2008 Slater TF. First Steps Toward Increasing Student Engagement During Lecture The Physics Teacher. 46: 317-318. DOI: 10.1119/1.2909759  0.511
2008 Slater TF. Engaging Student Learning in Science Through Writing Tasks The Physics Teacher. 46: 123-125. DOI: 10.1119/1.2834540  0.473
2007 Brogt E, Sabers D, Prather EE, Deming GL, Hufnagel B, Slater TF. Analysis of the Astronomy Diagnostic Test Astronomy Education Review. 6: 25-42. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2007003  0.783
2006 Bardar EM, Prather EE, Brecher K, Slater TF. Development and Validation of the Light and Spectroscopy Concept Inventory Astronomy Education Review. 5: 103-113. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2006020  0.786
2006 Slater TF. The First Three Minutes … of Class The Physics Teacher. 44: 477-478. DOI: 10.1119/1.2353601  0.372
2006 Slater TF. Assign a Writing Task to Improve Student Engagement at Public Lectures The Physics Teacher. 44: 124-125. DOI: 10.1119/1.2165451  0.521
2005 Offerdahl EG, Morrow CA, Prather EE, Slater TF. Journey across the disciplines: a foundation for scientific communication in bioastronomy. Astrobiology. 5: 651-7. PMID 16225437 DOI: 10.1089/Ast.2005.5.651  0.765
2005 Bardar EM(, Prather EE, Brecher K, Slater TF. The Need for a Light and Spectroscopy Concept Inventory for Assessing Innovations in Introductory Astronomy Survey Courses Astronomy Education Review. 4: 20-27. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2005018  0.818
2005 Slater TF. Save Time with a High-Performance Grading System The Physics Teacher. 43: 396-397. DOI: 10.1119/1.2033537  0.529
2005 Bailey JM, Slater TF. Resource Letter AER-1: Astronomy education research American Journal of Physics. 73: 677-685. DOI: 10.1119/1.1949630  0.671
2005 Bailey JM, Slater TF. A contemporary review of K-16 astronomy education research Teaching and Learning Astronomy: Effective Strategies For Educators Worldwide. 58-65. DOI: 10.1017/S1539299600018037  0.601
2004 Prather EE, Slater TF, Adams JP, Bailey JM, Jones LV, Dostal JA. Research on a Lecture-Tutorial Approach to Teaching Introductory Astronomy for Non–Science Majors Astronomy Education Review. 3: 122-136. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2004019  0.819
2004 Slater TF. An Essential E-mail List Collection for Teaching Astronomy 101 Astronomy Education Review. 4: 142-144. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2004018  0.327
2004 Bailey JM, Slater TF. Finding the Forest Amid the Trees: Tools for Evaluating Astronomy Education and Public Outreach Projects. Astronomy Education Review. 3: 47-60. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2004016  0.509
2004 Bailey JM, Prather EE, Slater TF. Reflecting on the history of astronomy education research to plan for the future Advances in Space Research. 34: 2136-2144. DOI: 10.1016/J.Asr.2003.01.038  0.786
2003 Tomanek D, Talanquer V, Novodvorsky I, Slater TF. Responding to the call for change: the new college of science teacher preparation program at the university of Arizona. Cell Biology Education. 2: 29-34. PMID 12822038 DOI: 10.1187/Cbe.02-07-0025  0.494
2003 Bailey JM, Slater TF. A Review of Astronomy Education Research Astronomy Education Review. 2: 20-45. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2003015  0.623
2003 Keller JM, Slater TF. The Invisible Universe Online: Evaluation Summary of a Distance-learning Astronomy Course for Secondary Science Teachers Astronomy Education Review. 2: 16-45. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2003002  0.467
2003 Keller JM, Slater TF. The Invisible Universe Online: Design of a Distance-learning Astronomy Course for Secondary Science Teachers Astronomy Education Review. 2: 1-15. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2003001  0.462
2003 Slater TF. When Is a Good Day Teaching a Bad Thing The Physics Teacher. 41: 437-437. DOI: 10.1119/1.1616492  0.481
2003 Slater TF. What cognitive science says about how students learn Proceedings of Spie - the International Society For Optical Engineering. 9663. DOI: 10.1117/12.2208474  0.41
2003 Talanquer V, Novodvorsky I, Slater TF, Tomanek D. A Stronger Role for Science Departments in the Preparation of Future Chemistry Teachers Journal of Chemical Education. 80: 1168-1171. DOI: 10.1021/Ed080P1168  0.507
2002 Prather EE, Slater TF. An online astrobiology course for teachers. Astrobiology. 2: 215-23. PMID 12469370 DOI: 10.1089/15311070260192282  0.821
2002 Prather EE, Slater TF, Offerdahl EG. Hints of a Fundamental Misconception in Cosmology Astronomy Education Review. 1: 28-34. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2002003  0.81
2002 Offerdahl EG, Prather EE, Slater TF. Students’ Pre-Instructional Beliefs and Reasoning Strategies About Astrobiology Concepts Astronomy Education Review. 1: 5-27. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2002002  0.828
2002 Slater T, Adams J. Mathematical Reasoning Over Arithmetic in Introductory Astronomy The Physics Teacher. 40: 268-271. DOI: 10.1119/1.1516375  0.337
2002 Bailey JM, Slater TF. Impact of national standards on research equipment in the classroom The Physics Teacher. 40: 78-80. DOI: 10.1119/1.1457309  0.601
2002 Larson MB, Slater T, McKenzie D, Acton L, Alexander D, Lemen J, Freeland S, Metcalf T. The Yohkoh Public Outreach Project Cospar Colloquia Series. 13: 117-118. DOI: 10.1016/S0964-2749(02)80031-2  0.325
2001 Adams JP, Brissenden G, Lindell RS, Slater TF, Wallace J. Observations of Student Behavior in Collaborative Learning Groups Astronomy Education Review. 1: 25-32. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2001002  0.42
2001 Brissenden G, Slater TF, Mathieu RD. The Role of Assessment in the Development of the College Introductory Astronomy Course Astronomy Education Review. 1: 1-24. DOI: 10.3847/Aer2001001  0.517
2001 Prather EE, Slater TF. Bringing extra-solar planets into the introductory physics classroom The Physics Teacher. 39: 120-122. DOI: 10.1119/1.1355173  0.802
2001 Slater T, Adams JP, Brissenden G, Duncan D. What topics are taught in introductory astronomy courses The Physics Teacher. 39: 52-55. DOI: 10.1119/1.1343435  0.465
2000 Adams JP, Slater TF. Astronomy in the National Science Education Standards Journal of Geoscience Education. 48: 39-45. DOI: 10.5408/1089-9995-48.1.39  0.549
2000 Slater T. Inner solar system concepts The Physics Teacher. 38: 264-265. DOI: 10.1119/1.880527  0.325
2000 Adams J, Slater T. Stellar bar codes The Physics Teacher. 38: 35-36. DOI: 10.1119/1.880418  0.378
2000 Slater TF. K-12 astronomy benchmarks from Project 2061 The Physics Teacher. 38: 538-540. DOI: 10.1119/1.1341944  0.394
2000 Skala C, Slater TF, Adams JP. Qualitative analysis of collaborative learning groups in large enrollment introductory astronomy Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia. 17: 185-193. DOI: 10.1071/As00185  0.45
2000 Hufnagel B, Slater T, Deming G, Adams J, Adrian RL, Brick C, Zeilik M. Pre-course Results from the Astronomy Diagnostic Test Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia. 17: 152-155. DOI: 10.1071/As00152  0.467
1999 Slater TF, Safko JL, Carpenter JR. Long-term attitude sustainability from a constructivist-based astronomy-for-teachers course Journal of Geoscience Education. 47: 366-368. DOI: 10.5408/1089-9995-47.4.366  0.806
1999 Slater TF. Including students in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence The Physics Teacher. 37: 264-265. DOI: 10.1119/1.880269  0.542
1998 Slater TF, Beaudrie BP, Fixen RL. Implementing K-12 hypermediated earth system science activities based on World-Wide-Web resources Journal of Geoscience Education. 46: 149-153. DOI: 10.5408/1089-9995-46.2.149  0.414
1998 Brown TR, Slater TF, Adams JP. Gender differences with batteries and bulbs The Physics Teacher. 36: 526-527. DOI: 10.1119/1.880126  0.44
1998 Slater TF, Coltharp H, Scott SA. A Telecommunications Project to Empower Kansas Elementary/Middle Level Teachers as Change Agents for Integrated Science and Mathematics Education School Science and Mathematics. 98: 61-66. DOI: 10.1111/J.1949-8594.1998.Tb17394.X  0.473
1998 Slater TF, Fixen RL. Two Models for K-12 Hypermediated Earth Systems Science Lessons Based on Internet Resources School Science and Mathematics. 98: 35-40. DOI: 10.1111/J.1949-8594.1998.Tb17290.X  0.468
1997 Slater TF, Goering K, Slater KH. Science picnics for a lifelong-learning community Journal of Geoscience Education. 45: 304-307. DOI: 10.5408/1089-9995-45.4.304  0.442
1997 Astwood PM, Slater TF. Effectiveness and management of portfolio assessment in high-enrollment courses Journal of Geoscience Education. 45: 238-242. DOI: 10.5408/1089-9995-45.3.238  0.462
1997 Slater TF, Ryan JM, Samson SL. Impact and Dynamics of Portfolio Assessment and Traditional Assessment in a College Physics Course Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 34: 255-271. DOI: 10.1002/(Sici)1098-2736(199703)34:3<255::Aid-Tea4>3.0.Co;2-R  0.765
1996 Slater TF, Carpenter JR, Safko JL. Dynamics of a constructivist astronomy course for in-service teachers Journal of Geoscience Education. 44: 523-528. DOI: 10.5408/0022-1368-44.5.523  0.816
1996 Slater TF. Portfolio assessment strategies for grading first-year university physics students in the USA Physics Education. 31: 329-333. DOI: 10.1088/0031-9120/31/5/024  0.467
1995 Slater TF, Astwood PM. Strategies for using and grading undergraduate student assessment portfolios in an environmental geology course Journal of Geological Education. 43: 216-220. DOI: 10.5408/0022-1368-43.3.216  0.502
1995 Slater TF. AstroNotes: Teaching the science of Moon gazing The Physics Teacher. 33: 186-187. DOI: 10.1119/1.2344188  0.415
1994 Gilreath JA, Slater TF. Training graduate teaching assistants to be better undergraduate physics educators Physics Education. 29: 200-203. DOI: 10.1088/0031-9120/29/4/003  0.493
1993 Slater TF, Ryan JM. Laboratory performance assessment The Physics Teacher. 31: 306-308. DOI: 10.1119/1.2343769  0.658
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