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					CURRICULUM VITAE
Suzanne (Levine) Donnelly                                          September 2011
Department of Chemistry and Physics                                Appointed Fall 2010
Assistant Professor of Science Education

   I.      Educational and Employment Data

        A. Academic Preparation

              1. University at Albany, Albany, NY. Department of Educational Theory
                 and Practice, Ph.D. 2010.

              2. University of Illinois, Urbana, IL. Department of Physics, M.S. 2004.

              3. University at Albany, Albany, NY. Department of Physics,
                 Department of Mathematics, B.S. 2002.

        B. Thesis Title

              Not applicable.

        C. Dissertation Title

           An analysis of science content and representations in introductory college
           physics textbooks and multimodal learning resources.

        D. Academic Degree Programs

              Not Applicable.

        E. Professional Licenses

              None.

        F. Academic Employment

              1. Longwood University, Farmville, VA. Assistant Professor of Science
                 Education. July 2010-present.
              2. University at Albany, Albany, NY. Instructor. January 2006-May
                 2010.
              3. University at Albany, Albany, NY. Teaching Assistant. August 2005-
                 December 2009.
      G. Related Experience or Employment

            1. Just For the Kids-NY, Albany, NY. Researcher. National grant
               supported by Albany Institute of Research in Education under the
               supervision of Drs. Arthur Applebee and Kristin Wilcox. January 2009
               to June 2009.
            2. Hezel Consulting, Syracuse, NY. Science Education Curriculum
               Consultant. May 2007 to September 2007.
            3. Teaching Mathematics for Understanding, Albany, NY. Graduate
               Assistant. MSP grant under the supervision of Drs. Timothy Lance,
               Vicky Kouba, and Abbe Herzig. May 2006 to June 2007.
            4. University of Illinois, Urbana, IL. Research Assistant. High energy
               physics research under the supervision of Dr. Kevin Pitts. August 2003
               to June 2005.
            5. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN. SULI Intern. Applied
               mathematics research under the supervision of Dr. Jacob Barhen.
               January 2003 to March 2003.

      H. Honors, Biographical Listings, Honorary Societies

     Member of Phi Beta Kappa, 2001 to present.
     Member of Golden Key National Honor Society, 1999 to present.
     Member of Presidential Honor Society, 1999 to 2002.


      I. Memberships in Learned Societies or Professional Memberships

     Member, American Educational Research Association, 2007 to present.
     Member, National Association for Research in Science Teaching, 2008 to
      present.
     Member, National Science Teachers Association, 2010 to present.
     Member, American Association of Physics Teachers, 2010 to present.
     Member, Virginia Association of Science Teachers, 2010 to present
     Member, Virginia Science Education Leadership Association, 2011 to present.
     Society of Women Engineers, 2003 to 2005.

II.      Professional Growth

      A. Professional Responsibilities (since appointment at Longwood)

            1. Department

                      Member of Joint Department Preparing Future Teachers
                       Committee, August 2010 to present.
          Member of the Chemistry and Physics Department
           Curriculum Committee, August 2010 to May 2011.

2. College

          None.

3. University

          Secondary Science Program Coordinator, August 2011 to
           present.
          Member of General Education Goal 6 Assessment
           Committee, August 2011 to present.
          Member of Professional Studies Advisory Council, August
           2011 to present.
          Member of Academic Strategic Plan task force and Goal 2
           Coordinator, March 2011 to present.
          Member of Liberal Studies Faculty Committee, August 2010
           to present.
          Member of Professional Education Council, August 2010 to
           present.
          Member of NCATE Institutional Standards Report Team,
           September 2010 to May 2011.

4. State

          Chair, College Science Committee, Virginia Association of
           Science Teachers, July 2011 to present.
          Member, Virginia Association of Science Teachers Advisory
           Board, July 2011 to present.

5. Regional

   None.

6. National/International

          Peer reviewer for Journal of Research in Science Education,
           2008 to present.
          Proposal reviewer for National Association of Research in
           Science Teaching, 2008 to present.
          Proposal reviewer for American Educational Research
           Association, 2008 to present.
B. Awards and Other Commendations (since 2008)

      Class of 1955 Award, University at Albany, May 2009.
      H. Craig Sipe Science Education Award, University at Albany, May 2008.
      Karen R. Hitchcock New Frontiers Fund Award, University at Albany
       Initiatives for Women, 2008.

C. Attendance at Convention, Conference, etc. (since 2008)

Conference Presentations

      Donnelly, S., Horne, P., & Berube, C. (2011). Infusing PBL (Problem-
       Based Learning) into Secondary Science Methods Courses. Research
       study presented at the Virginia Association of Science Teaching
       (VAST) Professional Development Institute.

      Donnelly, S. & McDonnough, J. (2011). Learning Within a Community:
       Focus on Inquiry. Roundtable session presented at the Virginia
       Association of Science Teaching (VAST) Professional Development
       Institute.

      Donnelly, S. & Foss, D. (2011). Preservice teachers: Professional
       opportunities through VAST. Session presented at the Virginia
       Association of Science Teaching (VAST) Professional Development
       Institute.

      Horne, P., Donnelly, S. & Berube, C. (2011). Infusing PBL (Problem-
       Based Learning) into Elementary Science Methods Courses. Research
       study presented at the Virginia Association of Science Teaching
       (VAST) Professional Development Institute.

      Donnelly, S (2011). Comparing physics content and representations
       across four introductory college physics textbooks. Research study
       presented at the annual conference of the National Association for
       Research in Science Teaching (NARST).

      Donnelly, S (2011). Multimodal generative learning theory: A new
       model of evaluating representations of science principles. Poster
       presented at the annual conference of the National Association for
       Research in Science Teaching (NARST).
      Donnelly, S. (2011). Beyond the textbook: Reconfiguring textbook and
       online resources to promote student engagement in the introductory
       college physics classroom. Poster to presented at the annual
       Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy sponsored by the Center
       for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER).

      Donnelly, S., Sheehan, C., Champagne, A., & Kouba, V. (2010). Using
       multiple representations as a means of accessing elementary teachers’
       insights and misconceptions about science principles. Research study
       presented at the annual conference of the National Association for
       Research in Science Teaching (NARST).

      Levine, S., Sheehan, C., Champagne, A., & Kouba, V. (2009). Data in
       search of a theory: A dual coding theory analysis of elementary teachers’
       science learning. Research study presented at the annual conference of
       the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST).

      Levine, S. (2009). The use of multiple representations of science
       principles as tools to enhance science learning and pedagogy.
       Reflections on a study of the evolution of teachers’ science content
       knowledge over the course of a semester-long science literacy course
       presented at Sharing Knowledge, Insights, and Lessons Learned
       (SKILL) 2009.

      Levine, S. (2008). Dual coding theory and science communication. A
       Dual Coding perspective on teacher-developed representations and
       textbooks presented at Albany Consortium for Research in
       Instructional Design and Theory (ACRIDAT).

      Levine, S. (2008). Inquiry-based science in the online classroom:
       Constructivism in action. Findings and reflections presented at Sharing
       Knowledge, Insights, and Lessons Learned (SKILL) 2008.

      Levine, S., Mehta, R., Nolan, A., & Uzuner, S (2008). Using the
       Educationally Valuable Talk (EVT) framework to improve students’
       online conversations. Research study presented at Albany Consortium
       for Research in Instructional Design and Theory (ACRIDAT).


Conference Participation
              Virginia Science Education Leadership Association annual conference
               (2011). Virginia Science Education Leadership Association (VSELA).
               Roanoke, VA.

              VISTA Science Education Faculty Academy (2011). VISTA science
               education grant, George Mason University. Fairfax, VA.

              Improving Math and Science Outcomes for At Risk Populations in
               Rural Schools (2011). REL Appalachia. South Boston, VA.

              VAST Professional Development Institute (2010). Virginia Association
               of Science Teachers (VAST). Hampton Roads, VA.
              Annual Conference (2010). National Association for Research in
               Science Teaching. Philadelphia, PA.

              Whatever Do You Mean By Active Learning (2010). Teaching Learning
               and Academic Leadership. Albany, NY.

              Creating Significant Learning Experiences (2009). L. Dee Fink,
               Institute for Teaching Learning and Academic Leadership. Albany, NY.

              Annual Conference (2009). National Association for Research in
               Science Teaching. Garden Grove, CA.

              Believe to Achieve Conference (2008). National Urban Alliance.
               Albany, NY.


       D. Invited Presentation (not suitable for inclusion in other categories)

          Levine, S. (2004). Watermelon trucks and human checkers games: The
           incredibly small world of particle physics that leads to big questions. Cortland
           Junior Senior High School. Cortland, NY.

       E. Other Travel

          Attendance at bi-monthly Virginia Association of Science Teachers board
           meetings serving as Chair of the College Science Committee, July 2011 to
           present.

III.       Scholarly Activities

           A. Research
       Research activities are described in detail in the accompanying
       portfolio materials.



    B. Publications, Book, and Book Chapter

   Donnelly, S., Champagne, A., Sheehan, C. & Kouba, V. How multiple
    representations reflect elementary teachers’ pedagogical content
    knowledge in science. [revise and resubmit, currently under review]

   Donnelly, S. Comparing physics content and representations across four
    introductory college physics textbooks [under review]

   Donnelly, S., Fink, A., Fink, M., Lunsford, L, Lust, P., Rhoten, M., &
    Scheitlin, K. A Summer of Learning: Science Teachers Investigating the
    Chesapeake Environment. To be submitted to Science Education and Civic
    Engagement. [in preparation]

   Donnelly, S. A Multimodal Generative Theory of the Evaluation of
    Instructional Materials in Science. To be submitted to International
    Journal of Science Education. [in preparation]

   Berube, C., Donnelly, S., Dubiel, A., Horne, P., & Thomas, K. Are Standards
    Preventing Good Teaching? [in preparation]

    C. Contribution to the Arts

           None.

    D. Workshop Presentations

           None.

    E. Procured Funding

        Fink, A., Fink, M, Donnelly, S., Rhoten, M., Scheitlin, K., Lunsford, L.,
         Langlie, N., and Register, K., 2011: Chesapeake Bay Academy:
         SOLstice Science Teacher’s Experience. Department of Environ-
         mental Quality, $11,000.
        Levine, S. (2009). Received Class of 1955 Award in support of
         dissertation research, $750, University at Albany, 2009.

           Levine, S. (2008). Received H. Craig Sipe Science Education Award
            in support of dissertation research, $5000, University at Albany, 2008.
                Levine, S. (2008). Received Karen R. Hitchcock New Frontiers
                 Fund Award in support of dissertation research, $500, University
                 at Albany Initiatives for Women, 2008.




IV.       Service to the University Community/Local Community

         Longwood Open House Representative, 2011.

         Volunteer at F.A.C.E.S. food pantry, Farmville, VA. September 2010 to
          December 2010.

				
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