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Energy Education Publications

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Faculty members in the Center for Sustainable Energy Systems at Clarkson University collaborate on publications and presentations to promote energy literacy and education, listed below:

  1. DeWaters, J.E., and S.E. Powers, "A project-based Learning Approach for Teaching Current Energy Topics in a Middle School Classroom." Presented at the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) First Biennial Research and Education Conference, Potsdam, NY, July 23-27, 2005.
  2. DeWaters, J.E., and S.E. Powers, "Improving Science Literacy Through Project-based K-12 Outreach Efforts that use Energy and Environmental Themes." In Proceedings of the 113th Annual ASEE Conference & Exposition, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2006, paper number 2006-262.
  3. DeWaters, J.E., and S.E. Powers, “WIP:  A Pilot Study to Assess the Impact of a Special Topics Energy Module on Improving Energy Literacy of High School Youth.”  In  Proceedings of the 36th ASEE/IEE Frontiers in Education Conference, San Diego, CA, October 28-31, 2006, paper number 1151, Session M1C-11.
  4. DeWaters, J.E., S.E. Powers, and M. Graham, “Developing an Energy Literacy Scale.”  In Proceedings of the 114th Annual ASEE Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, HI, June 23-38, 2007, paper number AC 2007-1069.
  5. DeWaters, J.E., and S.E. Powers, “Improving Energy Literacy through Project-Based, STS-influenced Educational Programs.”  Poster presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS):  Science and Technology from a Global Perspective, Boston, MA, February 14-18, 2008.
  6. DeWaters, J.E., S.E. Powers, “Improving Energy Literacy Through K-12 Education.” Poster presented at the Clarkson Center for the Environment Annual Meeting, Potsdam NY, March 2008.
  7. DeWaters, J.E., and S.E. Powers, “Energy Literacy among Middle and High School Youth.”  In  Proceedings of the 38th ASEE/IEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY, October 22-25, 2008, paper number 1077, Session 2F-6.
  8. DeWaters, J.E., S.E. Powers, “The Energy Literacy Assessment Project.” Poster presented at the Clarkson Center for the Environment Annual Meeting, Potsdam NY, March 2009.
  9. DeWaters, J.E., S.E. Powers, “Development and Use of an Energy Literacy Survey.”  In Proceedings of the 38th ASES National Solar Conference, Buffalo, NY, May 11-16, 2009, paper number 0099.
  10. DeWaters, J.E., and S.E. Powers, “Using a Real-world, Project-based Energy Module to Improve Energy Literacy among High School Youth.”  In Proceedings of the 116th Annual ASEE Conference & Exposition, Austin, TX, June 14-17, 2009, paper number AC 2009-231.
  11. DeWaters, J.E., and S.E. Powers, “WIP:  Energy Education and Energy Literacy: Potential Benefits of Reaching a High Level of Educational Rigor and Relevance.” In Proceedings of the 39th ASEE/IEE Frontiers in Education Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 18-21, 2009, paper number 1112.
  12. DeWaters, J.E., “Energy Literacy,” presentation at the Invitational Working Conference on Energy Literacy in Secondary Education, hosted by the North Carolina New Schools Project (NCNSP), at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC., October 8, 2009.
  13. DeWaters, J.E., S.E. Powers, “The Energy Literacy Assessment Project.”  Presentation at the third annual  Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC) Conference, Washington, DC, November 15-18, 2009.  available online at http://www.aceee.org/conf/09becc/PPT%20Presentations/5E%20DeWaters.pdf.  
  14. DeWaters, J.E., and S.E. Powers, "Energy Literacy." Presentation at the 39th annual North American Association of Environmental Educators (NAAEE) Conference, Buffalo, NY, September 29- October 3, 2010.
  15. DeWaters. J.E., and S.E. Powers, "Energy Literacy of Secondary Students in New York State (USA): A Measure of Knowledge, Affect, and Behavior." Energy Policy, 39(3): 1699- 1710, March 3, 2011.
  16. Powers, S.E., J.E. DeWaters, M.Z. Venczel, "Teaching Life-cycle Perspectives - A Sustainable Transportation Fuels Unit for High School and Undergraduate Engineering Students." ASCEJ. Prof. Issues in Engrg. Educ. & Practice, 2011. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)El.1943-5541.0000059
  17. Powers, S.E., S. Dhaniyala J.E. DeWaters, M.M. Small, "Teaching Climate Science and Policy to Engineering Students." In: Proceedings of the 118th Annual ASEE Conference & Exposition, Vancouver CA, June 2011.
  18. DeWaters, J.E., and S.E. Powers, "Improving Energy Literacy among Middle School Youth with Project-based Learning Pedagogies." In Proceedings of the 41st ASSEE/IEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Rapid City, SD, October 13-15, 2011, paper number 1424.
  19. DeWaters, J.E., S.E. Powers, “Establishing Measurement Criteria for an Energy Literacy Questionnaire.” J. Environmental Education, 44(1), 38-55, 2013. DOI:10.1080/00958964.2012.711378
  20. DeWaters, J.E., S.E. Powers, B. Qaqish, and M.E. Graham. “Designing an Energy Literacy Questionnaire for Middle and High School Youth.” J. Environmental Education, 44(1): 56-78, 2013. DOI:10.1080/00958964.2012.682615