Jennifer Albert is currently the Director of The STEM Center of Excellence at The Citadel. She received her Ph.D. in Science Education from North Carolina State University and has an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from Austin Peay State University. She also specializes in STEM educational evaluation and research with an emphasis on K-16 computer science education, science education, educational assessment, and STEM classroom implementation. She has worked on several grants specializing in broadening participation of underrepresented minorities, particularly in rural schools. She taught high school science and both undergrad and graduate courses in Science Education (Instructional Technology, Research Methods, etc.), helping to convert the science education Master’s program to be completely online.
Ph.D. in Science Education – North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction – Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN B.S. in Chemistry – North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Meaningful STEM/STEAM learning
Teacher Professional Development
Computer Science education
Engagement through visualization
Thoughtful use of instructional technology
Imam, S., Albert, J.L., Jocius, R. (accepted). How Do You Stay Fit in Space?: Exploring Exercise Through Project-Based Learning. Science Scope. Blanchard, M. R., Kier, M. W., Stevens, V. & Albert, J. L. (2017). STEM Bingo: A STEM Careers Game. Science Scope.
Gaspar, A, Golam, A. T. M., Wiegand, R. P., Bucci, A., Kumar, A., & Albert, J. L. (2017, May). Evolutionary Practice Problems Generation: More Design Guidelines. Paper to be presented at the international annual meeting of The Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, Key Largo, FL.
Albert, J. L. (2017, January). Impact of a unique STEM competition on students and teachers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education Conference, Des Moines, IA.
Bucci, A., Wiegand, R. P., Kumar, A., Albert, J. L., & Gaspar, A. (2016, May). Dimension extraction analysis of student performance on problems. Paper presented at the international annual meeting of The Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society, Key Largo, FL.
Price, T. W., Catete, V., Albert, J. L., & Barnes, T. M. (2016, March). Lessons Learned from “BJC” CS Principles Professional Development. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education, Memphis, TN.