Publications

Selected Publications:

  • Andersen, Christopher; Nunez, Cesar A.; & Myers, Robert J. (2002). Educational reform across a multi-campus secondary and tertiary system: Implementing Problem-Based Learning at ITESM. In Improving science and mathematics education: Insights from a global community. Edited by Donna F. Berlin & Arthur L. White. Columbus, OH: International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education. 113-117.
  • Botti, & Astengo, C. (2004, June).  Problem-based learning scenario essentials.  Published in the proceedings of the PBL International Conference, Cancun, Mexico.
  • Lawson, Tara (June, 2013).  Report of teacher’s first action research project using problem-based learning.
  • Myers, R. (2011, July).  Exploring the Environment: An active learning experience using PBL.  Presented at the annual Avances En La Innovación Universitaria: Tejiendo El Compromiso De Las Universidades,  Duesto University, Bilbao, Spain.
  • Myers, R.J., Davis, H.B., & Botti, J.A.  (2000). Structuring on-line professional development with problem-based learning.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • Myers, R.J. (1999).  Beyond the term paper: Exploring the Environment.  A paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.
  • Myers, R.J., & Botti, J.A.  (1998). Exploring the Environment: Problem-based learning in action. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association meeting, San Diego, CA
  • Myers, R.J., Botti, J.A., & Pompea, S.M. (1997, March).  Design, development, and implementation of an inquiry-based, technology-rich, science curriculum.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, Chicago, IL.  See ERIC document ED455130.

Selected Presentations

  • Botti, J. A. (2012, May). PBL to encourage critical thinking. Presented at the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program Workshop, Elizabeth City State University, NC.
  • Botti, J.A. (2006—2013).  Identifying problems and posing solutions with PBL. Presented at the Burroughs Welcome Fund Summer Workshop, Elizabeth City State University, NC
  • Botti, James A. (2010, May).  Changing roles and responsibilities in classrooms and beyond. ITESM Second International Conference on Teaching Technique, 2010, Tecnológico de Monterrey; Monterrey, MX.
  • Botti, James A. (2009).  Earth system science and problem based learning. Presented at the COSEE SE Ocean Sciences Education Leadership Institute; Baruch Marine Field Lab, Georgetown SC.
  • Botti, James A. (2008, Oct).  Problem based learning: Integrating assessment and literacy instruction for powerful learning.  Norfolk Public Schools; SCHEV Grant Component 3, October, 2008, Norfolk, VA
  • Botti, J.A. (2007, Oct). Botti, J. A.  Problem based learning: Changing emphasis.  Portsmouth Public School,  Norfolk, VA.
  • Botti, J. A. (2007, Aug).  ESSEA’S pedagogy –jigsaw:  Problem-based learning or group investigation. Earth System Science Education Alliance (ESSEA) Summer Conference. University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
  • Botti, J. A., & Noguez, C.A. (2004, June). Problem Based Learning Scenario Essentials Workshop; PBL International Conference, 2004 Cancun, México.
  • Davis, H.B., Davey, B., Myers, R., & Schwerin, T.  (2008, June).  Problem-Based Learning about Earth system science in an online environment. Presented at the annual Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Conference.
  • Davis, H.B., & Myers, R.J. (1998). Teacher development:  Building effective virtual communities through cooperative learning. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association meeting, San Diego, CA
  • Gonzalez, P., & Myers, R.J., (2004, June).  Problem-based stage redesign in a mathematics course.  Presented at the 2004, International Problem-based Learning Conference, Cancun, Mexico.
  • Little, J.O., & Myers, R.J. (1998).  On-Line:  The effect of inter-school collaboration in a problem-based learning, constructivist environment.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Myers, R., & Blaney L. (2012, Oct).  Problem-based learning in a multi-disciplinary setting. Presented at an NSF-sponsored teachers’ workshop, Ripley, OH.
  • Myers, R.. (2011, Oct).  Problem-based learning in K-12 classrooms.  Presented at the Ahead of the Future Conference, University of Texas, Brownsville, TX.
  • Myers, R.  (2011, July).  Exploring the Environment, an active learning experience using PBL.  Presented at the annual Avances En La Innovación Universitaria: Tejiendo El Compromiso De Las Universidades,  Duesto University, Bilbao, Spain.
  • Myers, R.  (2010, May). Problem-based learning updates. Presented to the Primer Congreso Internacional De Tecnicas Didacticas Conference, Monterrey, MX.
  • Myers, R. & Schwerin, T. (2009, Oct).  A model for Teacher Professional Development, the ESSEA Program. Presented at the annual Geologic Society of America conference, Portland, OR.
  • Myers, R.J., & Schwerin, T. (2008, Dec).  Earth System Science Education Alliance (ESSEA) Teacher Professional Development. Presented at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.
  • Myers, R. J., & Schwerin, T.  (2007, December).  Innovative teacher training programs in Earth science, Presented at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.
  • Myers, R.J. (2004-2010).  Problem-based learning. Presented to Teaching American History Grant teachers during summer workshops, Moscow, ID and Anacortes, WA.
  • Myers, R.J. (2003, August).  Problem-based learning in higher education.  Presented at the changes in teaching and learning conference at the Pontificia Catholica Universidad de Peru. Lima, Peru.
  • Myers, R.J. , Davis, H.B., & Botti, J. (2002).  Modeling Cooperative Learning in Online Staff Development.  Paper presented at the National Educational Computing Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Myers, R.J.  (2001, August).  Desarrollo de Competencias a través del Aprendiazaje Basado en Problemas,  keynote presentation to the VII Seminario Internacional de Innovacioón Educativa – INACAP, Santiago, Chile.
  • Myers, R.J., Davis, H.B., & Botti, J.A.  (2000). Using Problem-Based Learning in Support of Online Teacher Professional Development.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Myers, R.J. (2000, March).  Online professional development using problem-based learning.  A paper presented at the ASCD annual conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Myers, R.J. (1999).  Beyond the term paper: Exploring the Environment.  A paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, Canada.
  • Myers, R.J. (1999, February).  Problem-based learning and technology.  Presented at the Educational Technology Conference and Exhibition 1999, Singapore.
  • Myers, R.J. (1999, February).  Virtual learning communitiesPresented at the Educational Technology Conference and Exhibition 1999, Singapore.
  • Myers, R.J., & Botti, J.A.  (1998). Exploring the Environment, Problem-Based Learning in Action. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association meeting, San Diego, CA
  • Myers R., & Davis H.  (1998, March). Living together online: A NASA course for teachers.  Presented at the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.
  • Myers, R., Davis, H., Shay, E., & Botti, J.A.  (1997, November)  Developing strategies for online collaboration and community building. Presented at ISTE’s Sixth International Conference on Telecommunication and Multimedia in Education (Tel*Ed ‘97), Austin TX.