University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Publications, Workshops, and Presentations

Publications

Per NIH guidelines, peer-reviewed journal articles are available through NCBI PubMed (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed). Follow the links or use provided NIHMS codes to access the articles through PubMed.

Lauren, H., Lutz, C., Wallon, R. C., & Hug, B. (in press). Integrating the dimensions of NGSS within a collaborative board game about honey bees. The American Biology Teacher.

Jasti, C., Lauren, H., Wallon, R. C., & Hug, B. (in press). Bio Bay: A game that teaches biomagnification and supports three-dimensional learning. The American Biology Teacher.

Jasti, C., Hug, B., Waters, J.L., & Whitaker, R. (November 2014). How do small things make a big difference? Activities to teach about human-microbe interactions. The American Biology Teacher, 76(9): 601-608.  (NIHMS641657)

Jasti, C., & Hug, B. (November 2014). The Golden Hour: Learning about the neuroscience of traumatic brain injury through a computer game. International Society for Technology in Education, EdTekHub. Retrieved from http://www.iste.org/explore/articledetail?articleid=209. Free online article through the EdTekHub.

Talbot, K., and Hug, B. (December 2013). What makes us tick...tock? Using fruit flies to study circadian rhythms. The Science Teacher, 80(9): 37-43. (NIHMS546738).

Blattner, M., Hug, B., Ogrodnik, J., & Korol, D. (March 2013). What color do you see? A color-sorting activity in which students collect data and articulate scientific explanations. The Science Teacher, 80(3): 62-65.  (NIHMS480359).

Blattner, M., Hug, B., Watson, P., & Korol, D. (July 2012). The guppy game: Understanding the big ideas of natural and sexual selection. The Science Teacher, 79(5): 32-37. (NIHMS500302) (Provided as a free online article through The Science Teacher.)

Planey, J. & Hug, B. (January 2012). Climbing the pyramid: Helping students evaluate science news sources. The Science Teacher, 79(1): 37-40. (Provided as a free online article through The Science Teacher.)

 

Conference Workshops and Paper Presentations

2016

National Association for Research in Science Teaching

Jasti, C., Wallon, R.C., & Hug, B. (2016, April). Students' development of NOS understanding: Integrating a historical case study with the revising of models. Interactive poster paper presentation at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Lauren, H., & Hug, B. (2016, April). Exploring how a collaborative board game can be used as a scientific model within the classroom. Interactive poster paper presentation at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

National Science Teachers Association

Lauren, H., & Hug, B. (2016, April). A practical guide for aligning existing materials to the NGSS: The EQuIP rubric. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Nashville, TN.

Lauren, H., & Hug, B. (2016, April). Wake up students with activities on the genetics of sleep cycles. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Nashville, TN.

Wallon, R., Jasti, C., & Hug, B. (2016, April). From memorizing to modeling: Reconceptualizing teaching about cellular division. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Nashville, TN.

2015

National Association of Biology Teachers

Jasti, C., Lauren, H., & Hug, B. (2015, November). A practical guide to aligning existing materials to the NGSS. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Providence, RI.

Jasti, C., Wallon, R., Lauren, H., & Hug, B. (2015, November). Using a computer game to teach scientific argumentation. Research Paper Presentation at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Providence, RI.

National Association for Research in Science Teaching

Wallon, R., Jasti, C., Lauren, H., & Hug, B. (2015, April). Using a computer game to introduce scientific argumentation to students. Interactive poster paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, Chicago, IL.

Wallon, R. (2015, April). The redundancy principle of multimedia learning in a next generation science classroom: Measuring learning outcomes. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, Chicago, IL. 

National Science Teachers Association

Lauren, H., Wallon, R., & Hug, B. (2015, March). Using games to support students in the practice of "Developing and Using Models." Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Chicago, IL.

Wolfe, T., Knapik, K., Wilson, M. & Hug, B. (2015, March). Food for thought: Modeling the role of glucose. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Chicago, IL.

Rosado Lausell, S., Jasti, C., & Hug, B. (2015, March). Math + Biology. It adds up! Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Chicago, IL.

2014

National Association of Biology Teachers

Hug, B., Jasti, C. & Lauren, H. (2014, November). Worms and cell biology: Connect students to scientists’ work. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Lauren, H. & Hug, B. (2014, November). Games as models: Engaging students in the NGSS practices. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Lauren, H., Jasti, C. & Hug, B. (2014, November). Integrating biology and physics: Lessons on light and sight. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Rosado Lausell, S., Jasti, C., & Hug, B. (2014, November). Integrating math in a biology classroom. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Wallon, R. & Hug, B. (2014, November). Modeling using digital simulations. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Cleveland, OH.

National Association for Research in Science Teaching

Wallon, R.C., & Hug, B. (2014, March). Science teacher questioning while students learn with simulations. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

National Science Teachers Association

Capell, N.D., & Hug, B. (2014). Engaging students in developing and using models: Using clay models to visualize action potentials. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Boston, MA.

Jasti, C., & Hug, B. (2014). Linking NGSS and scientists' work to integrate the nature of science: The changing model of the tree of life. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Boston, MA.

Lutz, C., Wallon, R., & Hug, B. (2014). Develop students' scientific literacy using a project-based high school unit on honey bee behavior. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Boston, MA.

Scavuzzo, C.J., Lutz, C., Wallon, R., Patterson, S., Hug, B., & Korol, D. (2014). Using real scientific research to develop students' ability to analyze and interpret data: Making connections to the scientific practices. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Boston, MA.

2013

Association for Science Teacher Education

Talbot, K. & Hug, B. (2013). Engaging students in first and second hand data analysis: The importance of questioning strategies. Paper presented at the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) International Conference, Charleston, SC.

Illinois Science Education Conference

Hug, B. (2013). Scientists for your school: Curriculum resources linking university scientists with sixth through twelfth graders. Workshop at the Illinois Science Education Conference, Tinley Park, IL.

Wallon, R. & Hug, B. (2013). Engage your students in science with a unit on circadian rhythms. Workshop at the Illinois Science Education Conference, Tinley Park, IL.

National Association of Biology Teachers

Jasti, C., & Hug, B. (2013). Dynamic nature of science: Discovering the tree of life. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Jasti, C., Adamek, S., O'Connor, S., Talbot, K., and Hug, B. (2013). Explore human-microbe interactions with hands-on activities. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Lauren, H., Jasti, C., & Hug, B. (2013). Evidence, evaluation, and explanations through neuroscience. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Lutz, C., Patterson, S., & Hug, B. (2013). What makes honey bees work together? Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Wallon, R., Lutz, C., & Hug, B. (2013). Branch out with software to create phylogenetic trees. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Wallon, R., Lauren, H., Jasti, C., & Hug, B. (2013). Go full screen with NGSS: A model for teaching with video. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Wolfe, T., Scavuzzo, C., Lauren, H., & Hug, B. (2013). Food for thought: A modeling unit investigating connections between the endocrine and nervous systems, metabolism, and health. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Atlanta, GA.

National Science Teachers Association

Jasti, C., Lauren, H., Hug, B., Blattner, M., & Planey, J. (2013). Incorporating the claim, evidence, and reasoning framework into an engaging computer game and project-based-science curriculum unit using the science of traumatic brain injury. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, San Antonio, TX. 

Talbot, K., Hutchison, K., & Hug, B. (2013). Engaging ELLs in a high school project-based science unit, What can I learn from worms?. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, San Antonio, TX. 

Wallon, R., Planey, J., Talbot, K., Jasti, C., Hug, B., & Korol, D. (2013). Using a project-based science unit, What changes our minds? to link Next Generation Science Standards, common core standards and student engagement. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, San Antonio, TX. 

2012

National Association of Biology Teachers

Lauren, H., Jasti, C., Planey, J. Talbot, K., & Hug, B. (2012). Brainy games: Linking curriculum with computer games. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Dallas, TX. 

Talbot, K., Lauren, H., Jasti, C., Wallon, R., & Hug, B. (2012). Investigating the biology of circadian rhythms. Workshop at the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Professional Development Conference, Dallas, TX. 

National Association for Research in Science Teaching

Hug, B., Jarosewich, T., & Korol, D. (2012). Educative curriculum materials that allow for learned adaptations: Ensuring quality of implementation. Paper presented at National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

National Science Teachers Association

Schreiner, J. Planey, J., Hug, B., (2012). Turning "game time" into "brain time": Linking in-class curricula with video games at home. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Lauren, H., Stewart, I., Hug, B., & Blattner, M., (2012). Learning isn't a game…or is it? Using games to engage students. Workshop at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference on Science Education, Indianapolis, IN.

Society for Neuroscience

Lutz, C., Blattner, M., Jasti, C., Lauren, H., Mazur, K., Naeger, N., Planey, J., Parthap, S., Stengele, A., Talbot, K., Wolfe, T., Korol, D., & Hug, B. (2012). Changing student minds: Neuroscience as a bridge between science and society. 42nd Annual meeting for the Society for Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 27.18SA/FFF47.

2011

Society for Neuroscience

Blattner, M.S., Allen, J.R., Allen, A., Brown, J., Lauren, H., Mitterling, K.L., Ogrodnik, J. Planey, J., Zengin Bolatkale, H., Korol, D.L., and Hug, B.  (2011).  From the classroom to the community: Taking neuroscience into diverse community settings. 41st Annual meeting for the Society for Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 37, 22.10SU.

Mitterling, K.L., Allen, A., Allen, J., Blattner, M.S., Brown, J.W., Lauren, H., Morrisette, S., Ogrodnik, J.M., Planey, J., Wathson, P.D.K., Zangin Bolatkale, H., Korol, D.L., and Hug, B. (2011). Do you see what I see? A novel secondary school curriculum for guiding explorations on the evolution of visual perception. 41st Annual meeting for the Society for Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 37, 22.12SU.

Brown, J.W., Blattner, M.S., Mitterling, K.L., Morrisette, S., Ogrodnik, J.M., Watson, P.D.K., Zengin Bolatkale, H., Reese, G.C., Korol, D.L., Hug, B. (2011). The cutting edge: Integrating contemporary neuroscience and molecular biology to teach about regeneration and the nervous system. 41st Annual meeting for the Society for Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 37, 22.11SU.