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SMERC Journal Club

The RIT Science and Mathematics Education Research Collaborative (SMERC) runs a weekly journal club and monthly seminar series, open to all, consulting with faculty interested in incorporating research-based methods and assessment into their classrooms.

SMERC Journal Club meets weekly on Mondays from 10:00am-11:00am, currently by Zoom.

Other STEM Ed Research Journal Clubs:

The College of Engineering Technology (CET) Journal Club meets biweekly on Tuesdays in ROS A252, from 3:30pm - 4:30pm. For more information on joining, contact Mike Eastman at


SMERC Journal Club Readings:

Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be holding virtual meetings. Please contact to receive an invitation to join the meetings. 


Monday, April 18, 2022 9am-10am Zoom
Engaging Teachers in the Powerful Combination of Mathematical Modeling and Social Justice: The Flint Water Task
Julia M. Aguirre, Cynthia O. Anhalt, Ricardo Cortez, Erin E. Turner, and Ksenija Simic-Muller
Mathematics Teacher Educator, v7 n2 p7-26 Mar 2019

Monday, April 11, 2022 9am-10am Zoom
A QuantCrit Investigation of Society's Educational Debts Due to Racism and Sexism in Chemistry Student Learning
Ben Van Dusen, Jayson Nissen, Robert M. Talbot, Hannah Huvard, and Mollee Shultz
Journal of Chemical Education 99, no. 1 (January 11, 2022): 25-34

Monday, April 4, 2022 9am-10am Zoom
Effects of Augmented Reality on Learning and Cognitive Load in University Physics Laboratory Courses
Michael Thees, Sebastian Kapp, Martin P. Strzys, Fabian Bell, Paul Lukowicz, and Jochen Kuhn
Computers in Human Behavior 108 (July 1, 2020): 106316

Monday, March 28, 2022 9am-10am Zoom
Framework for Unpacking Students' Mindsets in Physics by Gender
Z. Yasemin Kalendar, Emily Marshman, Christian D. Schunn, Timothy J. Nokes-Malach, and Chandralekha Singh
Physical Review Physics Education Research 18, no. 1 (February 28, 2022): 010116

Monday, March 21, 2022 9am-10am Zoom
Restructuring Physics Labs to Cultivate Sense of Student Agency
Yasemin Z. Kalendar, Emily Stump, Katelynn Hubenig, and N. G. Holmes
Physical Review Physics Education Research 17, no. 2 (October 1, 2021): 020128

Monday, March 14, 2022 9am-10am Zoom
Racism, Sexism and Disconnection: Contrasting Experiences of Black Women in STEM before and after Transfer from Community College
DeeDee Allen, Melissa Dancy, Elizabeth Stearns, Roslyn Mickelson, and Martha Bottia
International Journal of STEM Education 9, no. 1 (2022)

Monday, February 28, 2022 9am-10am Zoom
Mathematicians' Example-Related Activity When Exploring and Proving Conjectures
Elise Lockwood, Amy B. Ellie, and Alison G. Lynch
International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education 2, no. 2 (July 1, 2016) 165-96

Monday, Feburary 21, 2022 9am-10am Zoom
Automated Writing Assessments Measure Undergraduate Learning after Completion of a Computer-Based Cellular Respiration Tutorial
Julie D. Uhl, Kamali N. Sripathi, Eli Meir, John Merrill, Mark Urban-Lurain and Kevin C. Haudek
CBE - Life Sciences Education 20, no. 3 (September 1, 2021): ar33

Monday, February 14, 2022 9am-10am Zoom
Evaluation of a Questionnaire Measuring University Students' Sense of Belonging to and Involvement in a Biology Department
Eve Knekta, Kyriaki Chatzikyriakidou, and Melissa McCartney
CBA - Life Sciences Education, 2020, 19:3

Monday, February 7, 2022 10am-11am, Zoom
Using Natural Language Processing to Facilitate Student Feedback Analysis
A. Katz, M. Norris, A.M. Alsharif, M.D. Klopfer, D.B Knight, and J.R. Grohs
Paper presentated at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference

Monday, January 31, 2022 10am-11am, Zoom
Disabling Barriers Experienced by Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Introductory Physics
Westley James, Caroline Bustamante, Kamryn Lamons, and Jacqueline J. Chini
Physical Review Physics Education Research 16, no 2 (August 19, 2020): 020111

Friday, December 3, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
A Model of Students' Combinatorial Thinking
Elise Lockwood
The Journal of Mathematical Behavior 32, no. 2 (June 1, 2013): 251-65

Friday, November 19, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
Professors Who Signal a Fixed Mindset About Ability Undermine Women's Performance in STEM
Elizabeth A. Canning, Elise Ozier, Heidi E. Williams, Rashed AlRasheed, and Mary C. Murphy
Social Psychological and Personality Science, August 16, 2021, 19485506211030400

Friday, November 12, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
Student Perceptions of Authoring a Publication Stemming from a Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE)
Ashley N. Turner, Anil K. Challa, and Katelyn M. Cooper
CBE - Life Sciences Education 20, no. 3 (2021): ar46

Friday, November 5, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
'Engagement' Discourses and the Student Voice: Connectedness, Questioning and Inclusion in Post-Covid Digital Practices
L. Gourlay, K. Campbell, L. Clark, E. Katsapi, K. Riding, and I. Warwick
Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2021(1), 15

Friday, October 29, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
Usiing a Mechanistic Framework to Characterise Chemstry Students' Reasoning in Written Explanations
Patricia Moreira, Ainoa Marzabal, and Vicente Talanquer
Chemistry Education Research and Practice 20, no. 1 (2019): 120-31

Friday, October 22, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
Social Semiotics in University Physics Education
John Airey and Cedric Linder
Multiple Representations in Physics Education, edited by David F. Treagust, Reinders Duit, and Hans E. Fischer
Models and Modeling in Science Education.  Chm: Springer International Publishjing, 2017, 95-122

Friday, October 15, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
Visual Literacy in Bloom: Uising Bloom's Taxonomy to Support Visual Learning Skills
Jessie B. Arneson and Erika G. Offerdahl
CBE - Life Sciences Education 17, no. 1 (March 1, 2018): ar7

Friday, October 8, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
Historicizing Minoritized Identities of Sexuality and Gender in STEM Fields: A Grounded Theory Model
Annemarrie Vaccaro, Ryan A. Miller, Ezekial W. Kimball, Rachael Forester, and Rachel Friedensen
Journal of College Student Development 62, no. 3 (2021): 293-309

Friday, October 1, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
Vygotsky's Educational Theory in Cultural Context
Alex Kozulin (editor), Vladimor S. Ageyev, Suzanne M. Miller
Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives - Cambridge University Press, 2003

Friday, September 24, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
Programmatic Assessment to Measure Student Understanding of Vision and Change Core Concepts across General Biology Programs
GenBio-MAPS: A Couch, Brian A., Christian D. Wright, Scott Freeman, Jennifer K. Knight, Katharine Semsar, Michelle K. Smith, Mindi M. Summers, Yi Zheng, Alison J. Crowe, and Sara E. Brownell. 
CBE—Life Sciences Education 18, no. 1, 2019. 
Friday, September 17, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
A Detailed Characterization of the Expert Problem-Solving Process in Science and Engineering: Guidance for Teaching and Assessment
Argenta M. Price, Candice J. Kim, Eric W. Burkholer, Amy V. Fritz, and Carl E. Wieman
CBE—Life Sciences Educaton 20, no. 3 (2021): ar43. 

Friday, September 10, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
Reasoning with Evidence While Modling: Successes at the Middle School Level
Lauren Barth-Cohen, SarahK. Braden, Tamara G. Young, and Sara Gailey
Physical Review Physics Education Research 17, no. 2 (2021)

Friday, September 3, 2021 10am-11am, Zoom
Program Elements' Impact on Chemistry Doctoral Students' Professional Development: A Longitudinal Study
Brittany D. Busby and Jordan Harshman
Chemistry Education Research and Practice, no. 2 (2021)


Friday, April 30, 2021
What Really Impacts the Use of Active Learning in Undergraduate STEM Education? Results from a National Survey of Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics Instructors.
Apkarian Naneh, Henderson Chariles, Stains Marilyne, Raker Jeffrey, Johnson Estrella, and Dancy Melissa. 
P:OS ONE 16, no. 2 (2021) 

Friday, April 23, 2021
Becoming a "Science Person": Faculty Recognition and the Development of Cultural Capital in the Context of Undergraduate Biology Research.
Thompson Jennifer Jo, Jensen-Ryan Danielle.
CBE—Life Sciences Education 17, no.4, 2018

Friday, April 16, 2021
Factors Influencing Quality of Team Discussion: Discourse Analysis in an Undergraduate Team-Building Learning Biology Course
Leupen Sarah M, Kephart Kerrie L., Hodges Linda C.
CBE—Life Sciences Education 19, no. 1 (February 14, 2020): ar7.

Friday, April 9, 2021
Chapter from the book entitled "Queerness in STEM"
by Dr. Kyle Trenshaw
Contact Dina Zohrabi Alaee for pdf

Friday, April 2, 2021
Answer Frist: Applying the Heuristic-Analytic Theory of Reasoning to Examine Student Intuitive Thinking in the Context of Physics
Kryjevskaia Mila, Stetzer MacKenzie R, Grosz Nathaniel.
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research 10, no.2 (2014): 020109.

Friday, March 26, 2021
Thinking Fast and Slow - First Chapter
Kahneman Daniel

Friday, March 19, 2021
Why Students Do not Turn on Their Video Cameras During Online Classes and an Equitable and Inclusive Plan to Encourage Them to Do So
Castelli Frank R, Sarvary Mark A.
Ecology and Evolution n/a, no. n/a. Accessed march 15, 2021.

riday, March 12, 2021
Towards the STEM DBER Alliance: Why We Need a Discipline-Based STEM Education Research Community
Henderson Charles, Connolly Mark, Dolan Erin L, Finkelstein Noah, Franklin Scott, Malcom Shirley, Rasmussen Chris, Redd Kacy, St. John Kristen.
International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematical Education 3, no.1 (2017): 247-54.

Friday, March 5, 2021
Standing Still: The Associate Professor Survey
Report on the Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession
The Modern Language Association of America, Web publication, 27 April 2009

Friday, February 26, 2021
Institutional Transformation Through Faculty Triads
Coons, Emily and Franklin, Scott V.
Rochester Institute of Technology

Friday, February 19, 2021
A Multifactorial Analysis of Acceptance of Evolution
Dunk, Ryan D. P., Andrew J. Petto, Jason R. Wiles, and Benjamin C. Campbell. 
Evolution: Education and Outreach 10, no. 1 (2017): 4.

Friday, February 12, 2021
Relationships Between the Religious Backgrounds and Evolution Acceptance of Black and Hispanic Biology Students
Barnes, M. Elizabeth, K. Supriya, Hayley M. Dunlop, Taija M. Hendrix, Gale M. Sinatra, and Sara E. Brownell.
CBE—Life Sciences Education 19, no. 4, 2020. 

Friday, February 5, 2021
Catching the Wave: Are Biology Graduate Students on Board with Evidence-Based Teaching?
Shortlidge Erin, Goodwin Emma, Fletcher Miles, Cao Jane, and Flaiban Justin.
CBE Life Sciences Education, 2018.

Friday, January 22, 2021
Physics Computational Literacy: An Exploratory Case Study Using Computational Essays
Odden, Tor Ole B., Elise Lockwood, and Marcos D. Caballero. 
Physical Review Physics Education Research 15, no. 2.

Friday, January 15, 2021
How to Foster the Formation of STEM Identity: Studying Diversity in an Authentic Learning Environment
Singer, Alison, Georgina Montgomery, and Shannon Schmoll.
International Journal of STEM Education 7, no. 1 (2020): 57.

Friday, December 11, 2020
What Do I Want to Be With My PhD? The Roles of Personal Values and Structural Dynamics in Shaping the Career Interests of Recent Biomedical Science PhD Graduates
Gibbs, Kenneth D., and Kimberly A. Griffin CBE—Life Sciences Education 12, no.4 (2013): 711-23.

Friday, December 4, 2020
The Association Between Early Career Informal Mentorship in Academic Collaboration and Junior Author Performance | Nature Communications.
Accessed November 30, 2020.

Friday, November 27, 2020
No Journal Club - Thanksgiving Holiday Break

Friday, November 20, 2020
Improving Graduation Rate Estimates Using Regularly Updating Multi-Level Markov Chains
Shahab Boumi and Adan Vela. 
ArXiv:2008.13296 [stat], 2020

Friday, November 6, 2020
Online Mentoring for Talented Girls in STEM: The Role of Relationship Quality and Changes in Learning Environments in Explaining Mentoring Success
Stoeger, Heidrun, Debatin, Tobias, Hellemann, Michael, Ziegler, Albert
New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development 2019, no. 168, 75-99.

Friday, October 30, 2020
In a 'Scientist Spotlight' Intervention, Diverse Student Identities Matter †
Azariah, Yonas, Sleeth, Margaret, Cotner, Sehoya.
Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education 21, no.1 (2020).

Friday, October 23, 2020
Undergraduates' Awareness of White and Male Privilege in STEM
Dancy, Melissa, Rainey, Katherine, Stearns, Elizabeth, Mickelson, Roslyn, and Moller, Stephanie
International Journal of STEM Education 7, no. 1 (2020) 52.

Friday, October 16, 2020
Attentioin Matters: How Orchestrating Attention May Relate to Classroom Learning
Keller, Arielle S., Ido Davidesco, and Kimberly D. Tanner
CBE—Life Sciences Education 19, no. 3 (2020)

Friday, October 9, 2020
Teaching Labs During a Pandemic: Lessons from Spring 2020 and an Outlook for the Future
Fox, Michael F. J., Alexandra Werth, Jessica R. Hoehn, and H. J. Lewandowski.
ArXiv:2007.01271 [Physics], July 2, 2020

Friday, October 2, 2020
Applying Actor-Network Theory to Identify Factors Contributing to Nonpersistence of African American Students in STEM Majors
Green, André M., Brenda R. Brand, and George E. Glasson. 
Science Education 103, no. 2 (2019): 241–63.

Friday, September 25, 2020
Female Peer Mentors Early in College Increase Women's Positive Academic Experiences and Retention in Engineering
Dennehy, Tara C., and Nilanjana Dasgupta.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114, no. 23 (2017)

Friday, September 18, 2020
Black Male Success in STEM: A Case Study of Morehouse College
Gasman, Marybeth, Thai-Huy Nguyen, Clifton F. Conrad, Todd Lundberg, and Felecia Commodore
Journal of Diversity in Higher Education 10, no. 2 (2017): 181–200

Friday, September 11, 2020
Good Teaching as Care in Higher Education
Anderson, Vivienne, Rafaela Rabello, Rob Wass, Clinton Golding, Ana Rangi, Esmay Eteuati, Zoe Bristowe, and Arianna Waller.
Higher Education 79, no. 1 (2020) 1–19.

Friday, September 4, 2020
Active Learning Narrows Achievement Gaps for Underrepresented Students in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Theobald, Elli J., Mariah J. Hill, Elisa Tran, Sweta Agrawal, E. Nicole Arroyo, Shawn Behling, Nyasha Chambwe, et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, no. 12 (2020): 6476–83. 

Friday, August 28, 2020
Online Education Platforms Scale College STEM Insgtruction with Equivalent Learning Outcomes at Lower Cost
Chirikov, Igor, Tatiana Semenova, Natalia Maloshonok, Eric Bettinger, and René F. Kizilcec
Science Advances 6, no. 15 (2020)


Friday, May 8, 2020
Using Social Cognitive Career Theory to Understand Why Students Choose to Study Computer Science
Alshahrani Amnah, Isla Ross, and Murray I. Wood
Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research, 205-214. ICER '18. Espoo, Finland: Association for Computing Machinery, 2018. 

Friday, May 1, 2020
Research Environments as Counterspaces? Examining Spaces That Inhibit and Support Science Identity Development for Black Students in STEM
Tonisha B. Lane 
Urban Education Research & Policy Annuals 4, no. 1 (May 18, 2016).

Friday, April 24, 2020 - Provost's Town Hall 

Friday, April 17, 2020
Top-down and Bottom-up Influences on Learning from Animations
Sarah Kriz and Mary Hegarty
International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 65, no.11 (November 2007): 911-30. 

Friday, April 10, 2020 - No Journal Club - Guest SMERC Speaker
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dr. Tina Goudreau, Professor - RIT School of Chemistry and Materials Science
Our Hands as Skilled Communication Tools for Conveying Organic Chemistry

Friday, April 4, 2020 - Meeting on Bluejeans
Diagram Comprehension Ability of College Students in an Introductory Biology Course
Alexa M. Kottmeyer, Peggy Van Meter, and Chelsea Cameron
Advances in Physiology Education 44, no.2 (March 13, 2020): 169-80.

Friday, March 27, 2020
Virtual Meeting on Bluejeans 
How Queer Theory Can Inform Design Thinking Pedagogy
Zarah C. Moeggenberg, Rebecca Walton.
Proceedings of the 37th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication  - SIGDOC ’19, 1–9. Portland, Oregon: ACM Press, 2019.

Friday, March 20, 2020
No Journal Club this week.

Friday, March 13, 2020
No Journal Club this week.

Friday, March 6, 2020
Beyond Pipeline and Pathways: Ecosystem Metrics
Susan M. Lord, Mathew W. Ohland, Richard A. Layton, and Michelle M. Camacho
Journal of Engineering Education 108, no. 1 (2019): 32-56.

Friday, February 14, 2020
Through the Eyes of Faculty: Using Personas as a Tool for Learner-Centered Professional Development
Patricia Zagallo, Jill McCourt, Robert Idsardi, Michelle K. Smith, Mark Urban-Lurain, Tessa C. Andrews, Kevin Haudek, et al.
CBE—Life Sciences Education 18, no.4 (November 22, 2019): ar62.

Friday, February 7, 2020
Internationally Acclaimed Photographer Rick Guidotti
Keynote and Reception
2pm - 4:30pm (Webb Auditorium & GOS Atrium)

Friday, January 31, 2020
Examining Faculty Perceptions and Approaches to Problem Solving, Reflective Learning and Social Learning in a Computing Education Program: An Exploratory Case Study
Sharon Mason
Proceedings of the 20th . Annual SIG Conference on Information Technology Education, 177-182. SIGITE '19. Tacoma, WA, USA: Association for Computing Machinery, 2019.

Friday, January 24, 2020
SMERC Guest Speaker Dr. Jennifer Trussell during Journal Club timeslot
Here's How NTID Does Education Research
Gosnell 2300
2pm - 2:50pm 

Friday, January 17, 2020
Using the Life Grid Interview Technique in STEM Education Research
Ashley A. Rowland, Dimitri R. Dounas-Frazer, Laura Rios, H. J. Lewandowski, and Lisa A. Corwin
International Journal of STEM Education 6, no.1 (September 14, 2019): 32.

Friday, November 22, 2019
Chapter 7 only - Undergraduate Research Experiences for STEM Students: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities
Committee on Strengthening Research Experiences for Undergraduate STEM Students, Board on Science Education, Divisioin of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies, and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Edited by James Gentile, Kerry Brenner, and Amy Stephens.
Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 2017.

Friday, November 15, 2019
Understanding the Importance of Graduate Admissions Criteria According to Prospective Graduate Students
Deepa Chari and Geoff Potvin
Physical Review Physics Education Research 15, no.2 (September 24, 2019): 023101

Friday, November 8, 2019
SMERC Guest Speaker Kaitlin Bonner during Journal Club timeslot

Friday, October 25, 2019
Sources of Self-Efficacy and Outcome Expectations for Career Exploratin and Decision-Making: A test of the Social Model of Career Self-Management
Lent, Robert W., Glenn W. Ireland, Lee T. Penn, Taylor R. Morris, and Ryan Sappington.
Journal of Vocational Behavior 00 (April1, 2017): 107-17.

Friday, October 4, 2019
Thinking LIke a Chemist: Development of a Chemistry Card-Sorting Task to Probe Conceptual Expertise
Krieter, Felicia E., Ryan W. Julius, Kimberly D. Tanner, Seth D. BUsh, and Gregory E. Scott
Journal of Chemical Education 93, no. 5 (May 10, 2016): 811-20.

Friday, September 27, 2019
Unpacking the Male Superiority Myth and Masculinization of Mathematics at the Intersections: A Review of Research on Gender in Mathematics Education
Luis A. Leyva
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education 48, no. 4 (2017): 397.

Friday, September 20, 2019
A Development Framework for Teaching Expertise in Postsecondary Education
Kenny, Natasha, Carol Berenson, Nancy Chick, Carol Johnson, David Keegan, Emma Read, and Leslie Reid.
Presented at the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Conference (2017)

Friday, September 13, 2019
Addressing Unintended Consequences of Gender Diversity Interventions on Women's Sense of Belonging in STEM
Evava S. Pietri, ERin P. Hennes, John F. Dovidio, Victoria L. Brescoll, April H. Bailey, Corinne A. Moss-Racusin, and Jo Handelsman
Sex Roles 80, no. 9 (May 1, 2019): 527-47.

Friday, September 6, 2019
Fidelity of Implementation: An Overlooked Yet Critical Construct to Establish Effectiveness of Evidence-Based Instructional Practices
Marilyne Stains and Trisha Vickrey
CBE—Life Sciences Education 16, no. 1 (March 1, 2017): rm1.


Friday, April 19, 2019
Journal Club becomes Movie Club - Film showing of Kitchen Stories, a 2003 Norwegian film involving participatory action research
Note: If crowd is too large, we will move to Gosnell 3355

Friday, April 26, 2019
Continuation...Journal Club becomes Movie Club - Film showing of Kitchen Stories, a 2003 Norwegian film involving participatory action research
Note: If crowd is too large, we will move to Gosnell 3355

Friday, April 5, 2019
Qualitative Interviewin as an Embodied Emotional Performance
Douglass Ezzy
Qualitative Inquiry 16, no. 3, 163-70 (2010)

Friday, March 29, 2019
Different Types of Collaborative Problem Solving Processes in an Online Environment: Solution Oriented Versus Problem Oriented
Kyungbin Kwon, Donggi Song, Annisa R. Sari, and Umida Khikmatillaeva
Journal of Educational Computing Research 56, no. 8 1277-95 (2019)

Friday, March 8, 2019
Scientist Spotlight Homework Assignments SHift Students' Stereotypes of Scientists and Enhance Science Identity in a Diverse Introductory Science Class
Jeffrey N. Schinske, Heather Perkins, Amanda Snyder, and Mary Wyer
CBE—Life Sciences Education 15 (3) ar47 (2016)

Friday, March 1, 2019
Faculty-Graduate Student Mentoring Relationships: Mentors' Perceived Roles and Responsibilities
Vincente M. Lechuga
Higher Education 62, 6, pp. 757-771. (2011)

Friday, February 22, 2019
STEM Faculty Who Believe Ability is Fixed Have Larger Racial Achievement Gaps and Inspire Less Student Motivation in Their Classes
Elizabeth A. Canning, Katherine Muenks, Dorainne J. Green, and Mary C. Murphy
Science Advances 5 (2), eaau4734 (2019)

Friday, February 15, 2019
Measuring employee perception on the effects of cultural diversity at work: development of the Benefits and Threats of Diversity Scale
Joep Hofhuis, Karen I. van der Zee, Sabine otten
Quality & Quantity 49(1):177-201 (2015)

Friday, February 8, 2019
Representation of Industry in Introductory Biology Textbooks: A Missed Opportunity to Advance STEM Learning
Sharotka SImon, Helen Meidrum, Eric ndung'u, and Fred D. Ledley
CBE-Life Science Education 17 (4), ar61 (2018)

Friday, February 1, 2019
Race and Gender Differences in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Structures and Research Outcomes
Melissa L. Aikens, Melissa M. Robertson, Sona Sadselia, et al.
CBE—LIfe Sciences Education 16(2):ar34(2017)

Friday, January 25, 2019
Advancing the Science of Collaborative Problem Solving
Arthur C. Graesser, Stephen M. Fiore, Samuel Freiff, et al.
Psychological Science in the Public Interest 19(2): 59-92. (2018)

Wednesday, December 4, 2018
Undergraduate research experiences: Impacts and opportunities
Marcia Linn, Erin Palmer, Anne Baranger, Elizabeth Gerard, & Elisa Stone
Science 347, 6222 (2015)

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
A Study of Graduate Students in an Astrophysics Bridging Year: Identifying Contradictions in a Complex System
Victoria Nwosu, Saalih Allie, Dedra Demaree, & Andrew Deacon
Proceedings of the 2012 Physics Education Research Conference, 298-301 (2013).

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The regular journal club is postponed due to a SMERC Colloquium on the same day.
Visit the Physics Colloquium given by Heather Lewandowski

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, Orange Hall 1340
Multi-institutional study of GRE scores as perdictors of STEM PhD degree completion: GRE gets a low mark
Sandra Petersen, Evelyn Erenrich, Dorev Levine, Jim Vigoreaux, & Krista Gile
PLOS ONE 13, e0206570 (2018).

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Orange Hall 1340
Collectively Improving Our Teaching: Attempting Biology Department-wide Professional Development in Scientific Teaching
Owens, M. T. et al.
Life Science Education
17, ar2 (2018)

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Orange Hall 1340
Confusing Claims for Data: A Critique of Common Practices for Presenting Qualitative Research on Learning
David Hammer and Leema K. Berland
Journal of the Learning Sciences 23, 37-46 (2014)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Orange Hall 1340
Improving quantitative writing one sentence at a time
Tracy Ruscetti, Katherine Krueger, & Christille Sabatier
PLOS ONE, 13(9), e0203109 (2018)

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:00PM, Orange Hall 1340
Faculty Beliefs about Intelligence Are Related to the Adoption of Active-Learning Practices
Oriana R. Aragón, Sarah L. Eddy, and Mark J. Graham
CBE—Life Sciences Education 17:ar47, 1-9 (2018)

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 12:00PM, Orange Hall 1340
Designing for Sustained Adoption: A Model of Developing Educational Innovations for Successful Propagation
Raina Khatri, Charles Henderson, Renee Cole, Jeffrey E. Froyd, Debra Friedrichsen, Courtney Stanford
Physical Review Physics Education Research 12, 010112 (2016)

Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12:00PM, Orange Hall 1340
Multidimensional Item Response Theory and the Force Concept Inventory
John Stewart, Cabot Zabriskie, Seth DeVore, & Gay Stewart
Physical Review Physics Education Research 14, (2018).

Wednesday, August 29, 2018, 12:00PM, Orange Hall 1340
Questioning Assumptions
Clifton A. Poodry and David J. Asai. LSE17, es7 (2018)
CBE—Life Sciences Education 17, es7 (2018)


Monday, August 4, 2018, 10:00AM Gosnell 1305
Postsecondary Physics Curricula and Universal Design for Learning: Planning for Diverse Learners
Erin Scanlon, Jillian Schreffler, Westley James, Eleazar Vasquez, & Jacquelyn J. Chini
Physical Review Physics Education Research, 14(2), 020101 (2018)

Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:00AM Gosnell  1305
Phenomenological Study of Teacher Emotions as an Essential Construct of a Liberal Arts College's Signature Pedagogy Using Sense-Making Methodology. 
Felicidad Galang-Perena
International Journal of Sciences 3(6), 40-53 (2014)

Monday, July 9, 2018, 10:00AM Gosnell 1305
Research University STEM Faculty Members' Motivation to Engage in Teaching Professional Development: Building the Choir Through an Appeal to Extrinsic Motivation and Ego
Jana Bouwma-Gearhart
Journal of Science Education and Technology  21 (5), 558-570 (2012)

Monday, June 25, 2018, 10:00AM Gosnell 1305
A Longitudinal Study of How Quality Mentorship and Research Experience Integrate Underrepresented Minorities into STEM Careers
M. Estrada, P. R. Hernandez, P. W. Schultz, & J. Herrera
CBE—Life Sciences Education, 17(1), ar9 (2018)

Monday, June 19, 2018, 10:00AM Gosnell 1305
Development of the Modes of Collaboration Framework
Alanna Pawlak, Paul W. Irving, & Marcos D. Caballero
Physical  Review Physics Education Research, 14(1), 010101 (2018)

Monday, June 11, 2018, 10:00AM Gosnell 1305
Student Buy-In to Active Learning in a College Science Course
Cavanagh, A.  J., Argon, O. R., Chen, X., Couch, B., Durham, M., Bobrownicki, A., Hanauer, D. I., Graham, M.J.
CBE Life Sciences Education, 15, 4, (2016)

Monday, June 4, 2018, 10:00AM Gosnell 1305
Can Engaging in Science Practices Promote Deep Understanding of Them?
Kuhn, D., Arvidsson, T. S., Lesperance, R., & Corprew, R. (2017)
Science Education, 101(2), 232-250.

Monday, May 21, 2018, 10:00AM Gosnell 1350
Evaluating Discipline-Based Education Research for Promotion and Tenure
Dolan, E. L., Elliott, S. L. Henderson, C., Curran-Everett, D., John, K. S., & Ortiz, P.A.
Innovative Higher Education, 43(1), 31-39 (2018)

Monday, May 14, 2018, 10:00AM Gosnell 1350
Investigating Approaches to Diversity in a National Survey of Physics Doctoral Degree Programs: The Graduate Admissions Landscape
Geoff Potvin, Deepa Chari, and Theodore Hodapp
Phys. Rev. Phys. Phys. Educ. Res. 13, 020142 (2017)

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 11:15AM Gosnell 1350
Admission Predictors for Success in a Mathematical Graduate Program
Timmy Ma, Karen E. Wood, Di Xu, Patrick Guidotti, Alessandra Pantano, Natalie L. Komarova
arXiv:1803.00595 (math.HO) (2018).

Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 11:15AM Gosnell 1350
Defining Computational Thinking for Mathematics and Scieince Classrooms
David Weintrop, Elham Beheshti, Michael Horn, Kai Orton, Kemi Jona, Laura Trouille, Uri Wilensky
Journal of Science Education and Technology 25, 127-147 (2016)

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 11:15AM Gosnell 1350
Workshop on R Statistical Programming Language: Importing data and making summary tables and plots

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 11:15AM Gosnell 1350
Community Cultural Wealth: An Assets-Based Approach to Persistence of Engineering Students of Color
Cate C. Samuelson, Elizabeth Litzler
Journal of Engineering Education 105, 93-117 (2016)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 11:15AM Gosnell 1350
Visual Literacy in Bloom: Using Bloom's Taxonomy to Support Visual Learning Skills
Jessie B. Arneson and Erika G. Offerdahl
CBE-Life Sciences Education, vol. 17 no. 1 ar7 (2018)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 11:15AM Gosnell 1350
Epistemic forms and Epistemic Games: Structures and Strategies to Guide Inquiry
Alan Collins & William Ferguson
Educational Psychologist, 28(1), 25-42 (1993)

Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 11:15AM Gosnell 1350
Implementation of a Learning Assistant Program Improves Student Performance on Higher-Order Assessments
Nadia Sellami, Shanna Shaked, Frank A. Laski, Kevin M. Eagan and Eric R. Sanders
CBE-Life Sciences Education, 16:ar62 (2017)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 11:15AM Gosnell 1350
Elements of a cognitive model of physics problem solving: Epistemic games
Jonathan Tuminaro and Edward F. Redish
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research 3, (2007).

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 3PM Gosnell 1350
Why Students Learn More From Dialogue-than Monologue-Videos: Analyses of Peer Interactions
Michelene T.H. Chi, Seokmin Kang, and David L. Yaghmourian
Journal of the Learning Sciences (2016)

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 3PM Gosnell 1350
Measuring Engineering Design Self-Efficacy
Adam R. Carberry, Hee-Sun Lee, and Matthew W. Ohland
Journal of Engineering Education Research 99 (1), 71-79 (2010)

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 3PM Gosnell 1350
Why Students Learn More From Dialogue-Than Monologue-Videos: Analyses of Peer Interactions
Michelene T. H. Chi, Seokmin Kang, and David L. Yaghmourian
Journal of the Learning Sciences (2016)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 3PM Gosnell 1350
Patterns in the History of Engineering Education Reform: A Brief Essay
Bruce E. Seely
Excerpt from National Academy of Engineering, Educating the Engineer of 2020: Adopting Engineering Education to the New Century, Appendix A, pp.114-130 (2005)

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 3PM Gosnell 1350
Epistemologies in practice: Making scientific practices meaningful for students
Leema K. Berland, Christina V. Schwarz, Christina Krist, Lisa Kenyon, Abraham S. Lo, Brian J. Reiser
Journal of Research in Science Teachning 53, 7 [[ 1082-1112 (2016)

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 3PM . Gosnell 1350
Context Dependence of Students' Views About the Role of Equations in Understanding Biology
Jessica Watkins and Andrew Elby
CBE Life Sciences Education 12(2): 274-286 (2013)

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 3PM Gosnell 1350
Coupled multiple-response versus free-response conceptual assessment: An example from upper-division physics
Bethany R. Wilcox and Steven J. Pollock
Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. REs. 10,020124 (2014)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 3PM Gosnell 1350
How Question Types reveal Student Thinking: An Experimental Comparison of Multiple-True-False and Free-Response Formats
Joanna K. Hubbard, Macy A. Potts, and Briann A. Couch
CBE Life Sci Educ June1, 2017 16:ar26

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 3PM Gosnell 1350
The Longitudinal Qualitative Interview
Joseph C. Hermanowicz
Qualitative Sociology 36.2 (2013): 189-208

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 3PM Gosnell 1350
Conjecture Mapping: An Approach to Systematic Educational Design Research
William Sandoval
Journal of the Learning Sciences 23, 18-36 (2014)

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 3PM Gosnell 1350
Characterizing Instructional Practices in the Laboratory: The Laboratory Observation Protocol for Undergraduate STEM
Jonathan B. Velasco, Adam Knedeisen, Dihua Xue, Trisha L. Vickrey, Marytza Abebe, and Marilyne Stains
J. Chem. Educ. 93 (7), pp 1191–1203 (2016)


Wed. May 31, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Using lab notebooks to examine students' engagement in modeling in an upper-division electronics lab course
Jacob T. Stanley, Weifeng Su, H. J. Lewandowski
arXiv:1702.04043v1 [physics.ed-ph]

Wed. May 24, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Exploration of factors that affect the comparative effectiveness of physical and virtual manipulatives in an undergraduate laboratory
Jacquelyn J. Chini, Adrian Madsen, Elizabeth Gire, N. Sanjay Rebello, and Sadhana Puntambekar
Physical Review Special Topics 8, 010113 (2012)

Wed. May 17, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Conceptual and Epistemic Aspects of Students’ Scientific Explanations
William Sandoval
The Journal of the Learning Sciences 12(1) 5-51 (2003)

Wed. May 10, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Design-Based Research: An Emerging Paradigm for Educational Inquiry
The Design-Based Research Collective
Educational Researcher 32 (5) (2013)

Wed. April 19, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Engineering Communication and the Global Workplace
April A. Kedrowicz and Julie L. Taylor
Connexions 1 (2), 81-105 (2013)

Wed. April 12, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Epistemic Practices of Engineering for Education
Christine M. Cunningham and Gregory J. Kelly
Science Education (2017)  doi:10.1002/sce.21271

Wed. April 5, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Identifying and Developing Students’ Ability to Reason with Concepts and Representations in Biology
Trevor R. Anderson, Konrad J. Schonborn, Lynn du Plessis, Abindra S. Gupthar, and Tracy L. Hull
From Multiple Representations in Biology Education, Ch 2 (2013)

Wed. March 22, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Identifying the team skills required by nuclear power plant operations personnel
Paul, O’Connor, Angela O’Dea, Rhona Flin,and Steve Belton
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 38, 1028–1037 (2008).

Wed. February 15, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Bridging Science Education and Science Communication Research
Ayelet Baram-Tsabari and Jonathan Osborne
J Res Sci Teach52: 135–144. (2015) doi:10.1002/tea.21202

Wed. February 8, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Introduction to Multiple Representations: Their Importance in Biology and Biological Education
Chi-Yan Tsui and David F. Treagust
From Multiple Representations in Biology Education, Ch 1 (2013)

Wed. February 1, 2017, 10 AM Gosnell 1350
Predictors of Student Productivity in Biomedical Graduate School Applications
Joshua D. Hall, Anna B. O’Connell, Jeanette G. Cook
PLoS ONE 12(1): e0169121. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0169121

Wed. January 25, 2017 
Journal Club is cancelled because a special CASTLE Seminar Jan 25, 1-2 pm in Gosnell 1305.
Nicholas Palumbo, University of Rochester
Innovative Methodological Approaches to DBER: An Examination of Research Projects in Literacy and STEM

Fri. December 2, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 1350
Student evaluations of teaching (mostly) do not measure teaching effectiveness
Anne Boring, Kellie Ottoboni, and Philip B. Stark
ScienceOpen Research 2016

Fri. November 18, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 1350
DeFT: A conceptual framework for considering learning with multiple representations
Shaaron Ainsworth
Learning and Instruction 16, 183-198 (2006)

Fri. November 11, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 1350
The biochemistry tetrahedron and the development of the taxonomy of biochemistry external representations (TOBER)
Marcy H. Towns, Jeffrey R. Raker, Nicole Becker, Marissa Harle, and Jonathan Sutcliffe
Chemistry Education Research and Practice 13, 296-306 (2012)

Fri. November 4, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 1350
Revisiting the chemistry triplet: drawing upon the nature of chemical knowledge and the psychology of learning to inform chemistry education
Keith Taber
Chemistry Education Research and Practice 14, 156-168 (2013)

Fri. October 21, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 1350 (Two for One Special)
Skill Formation and the Economics of Investing in Disadvantaged Children
James Heckman
Science 312, 1900-1902 (2006)

The Importance of Noncognitive Skills: Lessons from the GED Testing Program
James J. Heckman and Yona Rubinstein
The American Economic Review, 91, 145-149 (2001)

Fri. October 14, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 1350
nStudy: Tracing and Supporting Self-Regulated Learning in the Internet
Philip H. Winne and Allyson F Hadwin
International Handbook of Metacognition and Learning Technologies Ch 20, pp 293-308 (2013)

Fri. September 30, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 3355
Investigating Self-Regulation and Motivation: Historical Background, Methodological Developments, and Future Prospects
Barry J. Zimmerman
Am Educ Res J 45(1), 166-183 (2008)

Fri. September 23, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 3355
Characterizing College Science Assessments: The Three-Dimensional Learning Assessment Protocol
James T. Laverty et al
PLoS ONE 11(9): e0162333. (2016)

Fri. September 16, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 3355
Masculinities and experimental practices in physics: The view from three case studies
Allison J. Gonsalves, Anna Danielsson, and Helena Pettersson
Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res. 12, 020120 – Published 1 August 2016
Also see APS Physics Viewpoint: How Stereotypes Impact Women in Physics

Fri. September 9, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 3355
The Mentor's Dilemma: Providing Critical Feedback Across the Racial Divide
Cohen, G. L., Steele, C. M., & Ross, L. D.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25(10), 1302–1318 (1999) 

Fri. September 2, 2016, 10-11 AM, Gosnell 3355
Beyond One-Size-Fits-All: Tailoring Diversity Approaches to the Representation of Social Groups
Apfelbaum, E. P., Stephens, N. M., & Reagans, R. E. 
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2016)


Wed. May 4, 2016 Noon - 1 PM, Gosnell 3355
Assessing equity beyond knowledge- and skills-based outcomes: A comparative ethnography of two fourth-grade reform-based science classrooms
Heidi Carlone, Julie Haun-Frank, Angela Webb
Journal of Research in Science Teaching (2011)

Wed. April 27, 2016 Noon - 1 PM, Gosnell 3355
Understanding the science experiences of successful women of color: Science identity as an analytic lens
Heidi Carlone and Angela Johnson
Journal of Research in Science Teaching (2007)

Wed. April 20, 2016 Noon - 1 PM, Gosnell 3355
The Academic Performance Index: Creating a More Robust and Less Biased Measure of Student Academic Perforamance
Allison Godwin, Geoff Potvin, Tyler Scott, Gerhard Sonnert, Phillip Sadler
IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings (2015) 

Wed. March 16, 2016 Noon - 1 PM, Gosnell 3355
Visualization: A metacognitive skill in science and science education
John Gilbert
Visualization in Science Education (9-27) (2005) 

Wed. March 9, 2016 Noon - 1 PM, Gosnell 3355
Promoting self-regulation in science education: Metacognition as part of a broader perspective on learning
Gregory Schraw, Kent Crippen, and Kendall Hartley
Research in Science Education 36 (1-2) (2006) 

Wed. March 2, 2016 Noon - 1 PM, Gosnell 3355
Reducing implicit racial preferences: I. A comparative investigation of 17 interventions
Calvin Lai, et al.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 143 (4) (2014) 

Wed. February 24, 2016 Noon - 1 PM, Gosnell 3355
Males Under-Estimate Academic Performance of Their Female Peers in Undergraduate Biology Classrooms
Daniel Z. Grunspan, Sarah L. Eddy, Sara E. Brownell, Benjamin L. Wiggins, Alison J. Crowe, Steven M. Goodreau
PLoS ONE 11(2) (2016)   

Wed. February 10, 2016 Noon - 1 PM, Gosnell 3355
Cues Matter: Learning Assistants Influence Introductory Biology Student Interactions during Clicker-Question Discussions
Jennifer K. Knight, Sarah B. Wise, Jeremy Rentsch, and Erin M. Furtak
CBE Life Sci Educ 14, 4 (2015)  

Wed. February 3, 2016 Noon – 1PM, Gosnell 3355
Caution, Student Experience May Vary: Social Identities Impact a Student's Experience in Peer Discussions
Sarah L. Eddy, Sara E. Brownell, Phonraphee Thummaphan, Ming-Chih Lan, and Mary Pat Wenderoth
CBE Life Sci Educ 14, 4 (2015)

Wed. Dec 2, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
Four Categories of change strategies for transforming undergraduate instruction
Charles Henderson, Andrea Beach, Noah Finkelstein
Book Chapter: Transitions and Transformations in Learning and Education pp. 223-245 (2012)

Wed. Nov 18, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
Describing Instructional Practice and Climate: Two New Instruments
Emily M. Walter, Andrea L. Beach, Charles Henderson, and Cody T. Williams
Transforming Institutions: 21st Century Undergraduate STEM Education Conference, October 24, 2014, Indianapolis, IN

Wed. Nov 11, 2015 3PM - 4 PM, Gosnell 3355
The Laboratory Course Assessment Survey: A Tool to Measure Three Dimensions of Research-Course Design
Lisa A. Corwin, Christopher Runyon, Aspen Robinson, and Erin L. Dolan
CBE-Life Sciences Education (2015)

Wed. Nov 4, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
Analyzing patterns in experts' approaches to solving experimental problems
Maja Poklinek Čančula, Gorazd Planinšič, Eugenia Etkina
American Journal of Physics (2015)

Wed. Oct 28, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
Threshold capabilities: threshold concepts and knowledge capability linked through variation theory
Caroline Baillie, John A. Bowden, Jan H F Meyer
Higher Education (2013)

Wed. Oct 21, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
Threshold Concepts in Learning Biology and Evolution
Pauline M. Ross et al.
Biology International (2010)

Wed. Sept 30, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
Multimedia and understanding: Expert and novice responses to different representations of chemical phenomena
Robert B Kozma and Joel Russell
Journal of Research in Science Teaching (1997)

Wed. Sept 23, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
Physics career intentions: The effect of physics identity, math identity, and gender
Robynne M. Lock, Zahra Hazari, and Geoff Potvin
AIP Conf. Proc. 1513, 262 (2013)

Wed. Sept 16, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
Learning in the Making: A Comparative Case Study of Three Makerspaces
Kimberly M. Sheridan, Erica Rosenfeld Halverson, Breanne K. Litts, Lisa Brahms, Lynette Jacobs-Priebe, Trevor Owens
Harvard Educational Review (2014)

Wed. Sept 9, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
The Maker Movement in Education
Erica Rosenfeld Halverson and Kimberly M. Sheridan
Harvard Educational Review (2014)

Wed. Sept 2, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
Development of an Assessment Tool To Measure Students' Meaningful Learning in the Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratory
Kelli R. Galloway and S. L. Bretz
Journal of Chemical Education (2015)


Wed. August 26, 2015 3PM - 4PM, Gosnell 3355
Teaching Critical Thinking
N. G. Holmes, Carl E. Wieman, and D. A. Bonn
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2015)

Wed. July 8, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am, Gosnell 3365
Development of the Geoscience Concept Inventory
Julie C. Libarkin and Steven W. Anderson
Proceedings of the National STEM Assessment Conference (2007)

Wed. July 1, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am, Gosnell 3365
Long-term conceptual retrieval by college biology majors following model-based instruction
Joseph T. Dauer and Tammy M. Long
Journal of Research in Science Teaching (2015)

Wed. June 24, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am, Gosnell 3365
A Qualitative Investigation of Undergraduate Chemistry Students' Macroscopic Interpretations of the Submicroscopic Structures of Molecules
Gayle Nicoll
Journal of Chemical Education (2003)

Wed. June 17, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am, Gosnell 3365
Physics faculty and educational researchers: Divergent expectations as barriers to the diffusion of innovations
Charles Henderson and Melissa H. Dancy
American Journal of Physics (2008)

Wed. June 10, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am, Gosnell 3365
Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering, Chapter 3, Overview of DBER
NRC Board on Science Education
National Academies Press (2012)

Wed. May 13, 2015 2:00PM - 3:00PM, Gosnell 3355
Talk: Capturing Abstraction in Chemistry Problem Solving
Hannah Sevian, Univ. Massachusetts Boston

Wed. May 6, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
The Project Ownership Survey: Measuring Differences in Scientific Inquiry Experiences
David I. Hanauer and Erin L. Dolan
CBE Life Sciences Education (2014)

Wed. April 22, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
Linguistic analysis of project ownership for undergraduate research experiences
D. I. Hanauer, J. Frederick, B. Fotinakes, and S. A. Strobel
CBE Life Sciences Education (2012)

Wed. April 15, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
Language of physics, language of math: Disciplinary culture and dynamic epistemology
Edward F. Redish, Eric Kuo
arXiv:1409.6272 [physics.ed-ph] (2014)

Wed. April 8, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
Constrained interactivity for relating multiple representations in science: When virtual is better than real
Trevor J. Barrett, Andrew T. Stull, Ted M. Hsu, and Mary Hegarty
Computers and Education (2015)

Wed. April 1, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Orange 1340
Talk: It's More Than Just Statistics - Theoretical Framework in Quantitative PER Studies
Lin Ding, The Ohio State University

Wed. Mar 18, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
Bridging the Undergraduate Curriculum Using an Integrated Course-Embedded Undergraduate Research Experience (ICURE)
James E. Russell, et al.
CBE-Life Sciences Education (2015)

Wed. Mar 11, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
Modeling Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences: An Agenda for Future Research and Evaluation
Lisa A. Corwin, Mark J. Graham, and Erin L. Dolan
CBE-Life Sciences Education (2015)

Wed. Mar 4, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
Assessment of Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences
Lisa Corwin Auchincloss, et al.
CBE-Life Sciences Education (2014)

Wed. February 25, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
Voice Matters: Buffering the impact of a negative climate for women in science
Isis H. Settles, Lilia M. Cortina, Abigail J. Stewart, and Janet Malley
Psychology of Women Quarterly (2007)

Wed. February 18, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
Why do women opt out? Sense of belonging and women's representation in mathematics.
Catherine Good, Aneeta Rattan, and Carol S. Dweck
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2012)

Wed. February 11, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
A Linguistic Comparison of Letters of Recommendation for Male and Female Chemistry and Biochemistry Job Applicants
Tori Schmader, Jessica Whitehead, and Vicki H. Wysocki
Sex Roles (2007)

Wed. February 4, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
What's in a Name: Exposing Gender Bias in Student Ratings of Teaching
Lillian MacNell, Adam Driscoll, and Andrea N. Hunt
Innovation in Higher Education (2014)

Wed. January 28, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Gosnell 3355
Evaluating Science Research Experience For Teacher Programs and Their Effects on Student Interest and Academic Performance
Jay Dubner et al.
Materials Research Society Proceedings (2001)

Wed. January 14, 2015 11:00am - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3355
How Students Think about Experimental Design: Novel Conceptions Revealed by in-Class Activities
Sara E. Brownell, Mary Pat Wenderoth, Roddy Theobald, Nnadozie Okoroafor, Mikhail Koval, Scott Freeman, Cristina L. Walcher-Chevillet, and Alison J. Crowe
Bioscience (2014)

Wed. Dec 3rd, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3355 
Cognitive Task Analysis
Richard Clark, David Feldon, Jeroen van Merriënboer, Kenneth Yates, and Sean Early
Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology (3rd ed.) (2008)

Wed. Nov 19, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3355 
Cognitive Task Analysis and Innovation of Training: The Case of Structured Troubleshooting
Alma Schaafstal, Jan Maarten Schraagen, Marcel van Berlo
Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (2001)

Wed. Nov 12, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3355 
Development of the Biological Experimental Design Concept Inventory (BEDCI)
Thomas Deane, Kathy Nomme, Erica Jeffery, Carol Pollock, and Gulner Birol
CBE-Life Sciences Education (2014)

Wed. Oct 29, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3355 
Exploring the Alignment Between Workforce Needs and Postsecondary Education: Preliminary Findings
Matthew Hora, Ross Benbow, and Amanda Oleson
Research Brief Prepared for The National Academy of Sciences Board on Higher Education and the Workforce Meeting (2014)

Wed. Oct 22, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3355 
Do action video games improve perception and cognition?
Walter Boot, Daniel Blakely, and Daniel Simons 
Frontiers in Psychology (2011)

Wed. Oct 15, 2014 1:00PM - 2:00PM, Gosnell 3365 
Talk on Using Reflection to Promote Deep Understanding in STEM Classrooms 
Dimitri Dounas-Frazer, CU-Boulder

Wed. Oct 8, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3355 
Spatial reasoning with external visualizations: what matters is what you see, not whether you interact
Madeleine Keehner, Mary Hegarty, Cheryl Cohen, Peter Khooshabeh, Daniel R Montello 
Cognitive Science (2008)

Wed. Sept 24, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3355 
Dual Coding Theory: Retrospect and Current Status
Allan Paivio
Canadian Journal of Psychology (1991)

Wed. Sept 17, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3355 
A revisionist theory of conceptual change
Kenneth A. Strike and George J. Posner
Philosophy of Science, Cognitive Psychology, and Educational Theory and Practice (1992)

Wed. Sept 10, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3355 (New Location)
Modeling student thinking: An example from special relativity
Rachel E. Scherr
American Journal of Physics (2007)

Wed. Sept 3, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Misconceptions Are So "Yesterday!"
April Cordero Maskiewicz and Jennifer Evarts Lineback
CBE-Life Sciences Education (2013)


Wed. August 13, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
NSF 14-588 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) Program Solicitation
National Science Foundation Directorate for Education and Human Resources, Division of Undergraduate Education (2014)

Wed. July 30, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Critical Features of Visualizations of Transport Through the Cell Membrane—an Empirical Study of Upper Secondary and Tertiary Students’ Meaning-Making of a Still Image and an Animation
Carl-Johan Rundgren and Lena A. E. Tibell
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education (2009)

Wed. July 23, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Examining the Relationships among Doctoral Completion Time, Gender, and Future Salary Prospects for Physical Scientists
Geoff Potvin and Robert Tai
Journal of Chemical Education (2012)

Wed. July 16, 2014 10:00AM - 11:00am, Gosnell 3125
Towards Evidence of Visual Literacy: Assessing Pre-service Teachers' Perceptions of Instructional Visuals
Hsin-Te Yeh and Linda Lohr
Journal of Visual Literacy (2010)

(optional) A Review of Learning Theories from Visual Literacy
Elaine Huei-lien Chen
Journal of Educational Computing, Design & Online Learning (2004)

Wed. July 9, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
An investigation of college chemistry students' understanding of structure-property relationships
Melanie M. Cooper, Leah M. Corley, Sonia M. Underwood
Journal of Research in Science Teaching (2013)

Wed. July 2, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Lost in Lewis Structures: An Investigation of Student Difficulties in Developing Representational Competence
Melanie M. Cooper, Nathaniel Grove, Sonia M. Underwood, and Michael W. Klymkowsky
Journal of Chemical Education (2010)

Wed. June 25, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Mental, Physical, and Mathematical Models in the Teaching and Learning of Physics
Ileana Maria Greca and Marco Antonio Moreira
Science Education (2002)

Wed. June 18, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
A Combination of Hand-Held Models and Computer Imaging Programs Helps Students Answer Oral Questions about Molecular Structure and Function: A Controlled Investigation of Student Learning
Michelle A. Harris et al.
CBE Life Sciences Education (2009)

Wed. June 11, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Characteristics and Levels of Sophistication: An Analysis of Chemistry Students' Ability to Think with Mental Models
Chia-Yu Wang and Lloyd H. Barrow
Research in Science Education (2010)

Wed. June 4, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Developing a learning progression for scientific modeling: Making scientific modeling accessible and meaningful for learners
Christina V. Schwarz et al.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching (2009)

Wed. May 28, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Active Learning Increases Student Performance in Science, Engeineering, and Mathematics
Scott Freeman, Sarah L. Eddy, Miles McDonough, Michelle K. Smith, Nnadozie Okoroafor, Hannah Jordt and Mary Pat Wenderoth
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Wed. May 21, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Practicing Engineers Talk about the Importance of Talk: A Report on the Role of Oral Communication in the Workplace
Ann L. Darling & Deanna P. Daniels
National Communication Association

Wed. May 14, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Grounded Theory Research: Procedures, Canons and Evaluative Criteria
Juliet Corbin & Anselm Strauss
Qualitative Sociology

Wed. April 30, 2014
There will be NO journal club this week. Enjoy the Nvivo Webinar.

Wed. April 23, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Bridging Physics and Biology Teaching through Modeling
Anne-Marie Hoskinson, Brian A. Couch, Benjamin M. Zwickl, KathleenA. Hinko, and Marcos D. Caballero
Physics For Life Science

Wed. April 16, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
A Vision of Interdisciplinary Education: Students' Reasoning about "High-Energy Bonds" and ATP
Benjamin Dreyfus, Vashti Sawtelle, Chandra Turpen, Julia Gouvea, and Edward F. Redish
Physical Review Special Topics- Physics Education Research

Wed. April 2, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Effectiveness of a MORE laboratory module in prompting students to revise their molecular-level ideas about solutions
Lydia T. Tien, Melanie A. Teichert, & Dawn Rickey 
Chemical Education Research

Wed. April 9, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Reinventing college physics for biologiests: Explicating an epistemological curriculum
Edward F. Redish and David Hammer
American Journal of Physics 

Wed. March 26, 2014 
There will be NO journal club this week due to spring break.

Wed. March 19, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
A Problem with STEM
Michael Marder
CBE- Life Sciences Education

Wed. March 12, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125

Stay safe in the blizzard!

Wed. March 5, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Seeking missing pieces in sciencze concept assessments: Reevaluating the Brief Electricity and Magnetism Assessment through Rasch analysis 
Lin Ding
Physical Review Special Topics-Phyiscs Education Research

Wed. February 26, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Getting Started with Quantitive Methods in Physics Education Research pg. 30-42 (Parts 4 & 5)
Lin Ding and Xiufeng Liu
Reviews in PER Vol.2

Wed. February 19, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Getting Started with Quantitive Methods in Physics Education Research pg. 1-30 (Parts 1-3)
Lin Ding and Xiufeng Liu
Reviews in PER Vol.2

Wed. February 12, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
The Colorado Learning Attitudes about Science Survey (CLASS) for use in biology
Katharine Semsar, et al.
CBE-Life Sciences Education

Wed. February 5, 2014 11:00AM - 12:00PM, Gosnell 3125
Best practices for measuring students' attitudes toward learning science
Matthew Lovelace and Peggy Brickman
CBE-Life Sciences Education

Wed. December 11, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
How people learn: How experts differ from novices - Chapter 2
Committee on Development in the Science of Learning
The National Academis

Wed. December 4, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Reinventing physics for life-science majors
Dawn C. Meredith and Edward F. Redish
Physics Today

Wed. November 20, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Student ideas regarding entropy and the second law of thermodynamics in an introductory physics course
Warren Christensen, David E. Meltzer, and C. A. Ogilvie
American Journal of Physics 

Wed. November 13, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
How people learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School - Chapter 1
Committee on Development in the Science of Learning
The National Academis

Wed. November 6, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Selective use of the primary literature transforms the classroom into a virtual laboratory
Sally G. Hoskins, Leslie M. Stevens, and Ross H. Nehm

Wed. October 30, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Impact of conventional introductory laboratory course on the understanding of measurement
Trevor S. Vokwyn, Saalih Allie, and Andy Buggler
Physical Review Special Topics: Physics Education Research

Wed. October 23, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Characterizing illusions of competence in introductory chemistry students
Samuel Pazicni and Christopher F. Bauer
Chemistry Education Research and Practice 

Wed. October 16, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Brief, embedded, Spontaneous metacognitive talk
Paul W. Irving, Eleanor C. Sayre, and Lauren Harris 

Wed. October 9, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Analyzing change in students' gene-to-evolution models in college-level introductory biology
Joseph T. Dauer, et al.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching

Wed. October 2, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Common guidelines for education research and development
Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, and the National Science Foundation

Wed. September 25, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Do girls really experience more anxiety in mathematics?
Thomas Goetz, et al.
Psychological Science

Wed. September 18, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Students and teachers learning to see part I: Using visual images in the college classroom to promote students' capacities and skills
Elizabeth Thomas, Nancy Place, and Cinnamon Hillyard
College Teaching 

Students and teachers learning to see part II: Using visual images in the college classroom to enhance the social context for learning 
Nancy Place, Cinnamon Hillyard, and Elizabeth Thomas
College Teaching

Visiual learning for science and engineering 
Michael B. McGrath and Judith R. Brown
IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications

Wed. September 11, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Eye movements and word skipping during reading: Effects of word length and predictability
Keith Rayner, Timothy Slattery, et al. 
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance

Wed. September 4, 2013 10:00-11:00AM, Gosnell 3125
Implementation and assessment of Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) based questions in an electronic homework and testing system
Derek A. Behmke and Charles H. Atwood
Chemistry Education Research and Practice (2013)


Fri. Aug 9, 2013 10:30-11:30AM, Gosnell 3125
Patterns of multiple representation use by experts and novices during physics problem solving
Patrick B. Kohl and Noah D. Finkelstein
Physical Review Special Topics --- PER (2008)

Fri. July 26, 2013 10:30-11:30AM, Gosnell 3125
Writing about Testing Worries Boosts Exam Performance in the Classroom
Gerardo Ramirez and Sian Beilock
Science (2011)

Fri. July 19, 2013 10:30-11:30AM, Gosnell 3125
Designing Effective Multimedia for Physics Education (Ch. 9)
Derek Muller 

Fri. July 12, 2013 10:30-11:30AM, Gosnell 3125
Categorization and Representation of Physics Problems by Experts and Novices
Michelene Chi, Paul Feltovich, and Robert Glaser
Cognitive Science (1980)

Fri. July 5, 2013 10:30-11:30AM, Gosnell 3125
A is for Apple: Mnemonic Symbols Hinder the Interpretation of Algebraic Expressions
Nicole McNeil, Aaron Weinberg, et al.
Journal of Educational Psychology (2010)

Fri. May 24, 2013 10:30-11:30AM, Gosnell 3125
Development and Validation of Instruments to Measure Learning of Expert-Like Thinking
Wendy K. Adams and Carl E. Wieman
International Journal of Science Education (2010)

Fri. May 24, 2013 10:30-11:30AM, Gosnell 3125
Comparing students' and experts' understanding of the content of a lecture
Zdeslav Hrepic, Dean A. Zollman, and N. Sanjay Rebello
Journal of Science Education and Technology (2007)

Mon. May 6, 2013 3-4PM, Gosnell 3125
Misconceptions reconceived: a constructivist analysis of knowledge in transition
J. P. Smith and A. DiSessa and J. Roschelle
Journal of Learning Sciences (1993-94)

Mon. April 8, 2013 3-4PM, Gosnell 3125
Underneath it all: gender role identification and women chemists' career choices
Megan L. Grunert
Science Education International (2011)

Mon. April 8, 2013 3-4PM, Gosnell 3125
How Abstract is Abstract? Layering meaning in physics
Noah S. Podolefsky and Noah D. Finkelstein
Proceedings of the 2008 Physics Education Research Conference (2008)

Mon. April 1, 2013 3-4PM, Gosnell 3125
Questions for Assessing Higher-Order Cognitive Skills: It's Not Just Bloom's
Paula P. Lemons and J. Derrick Lemons
CBE-Life Science Education (2013)

Mon. March 25, 2013 3-4PM, Gosnell 3125
Perceptual Learning
Robert L. Goldstone
Annual Reviews of Psychology (1998)

Mon. March 11, 2013 3-4PM, Gosnell 3125
How can we improve problem-solving in undergraduate biology? Applying lessons from 30 years of physics education research
To be published in CBE - Life Sciences Education

Mon. March 4, 2013 3-4PM, Gosnell 3125
Getting Started in Qualitative Physics Education Research (cont'd)
PER Central (2009)

Wed. January 30, 2013 1-2PM, Gosnell 3125
Getting Started in Qualitative Physics Education Research 
PER Central (2009)

Wed. January 23, 2013 1-2PM, Gosnell 3125
Learning Each Other's Ropes: Negotiating Interdisciplinary Authenticity 
To be published in CBE - Life Sciences Education

Wed. January 16, 2013 1-2PM, Gosnell 3125
A new pedagological approach to elicit explanative writing from undergraduate chemistry students 
Journal of Chemical Education 89 (2012)

Wed. December 5, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3125
Let's teach how we think instead of what we know
Chemistry Education Research and Practice 11 (2010)

Wed. November 28, 2012 - No Journal Club Today. Please attend SMERC seminar (Brian Rybarczyk) at 3:00PM, GLE 3139

Thu. November 8, 2012 3-4PM, Gosnell 3125
Biology in Bloom: Implementing Bloom's Taxonomy to Enhance Student Learning in Biology
CBE - Life Sciences Education 7 (2008)

Thu. November 1, 2012 3-4PM, Gosnell 3125
Assessment of higher order cognitive skills in undergraduate education: modified essay or multiple choice questions? Research paper
BMC Medical Education 7 (2007)

Thu. October 25, 2012 3-4PM, Gosnell 3125
Interactive Frames and Knowledge Schemas in Interaction: Examples from a Medical Examination/Interview
Social Psychology Quarterly 50 (1987)

Thu. October 11, 2012 3-4PM, Gosnell 3310
A Web-Based System for Between-Student Testing in University Physics
American Educational Research Association (2012)

Thu. October 4, 2012 3-4PM, Gosnell 3310
Becoming an Engineer: Toward a Three Dimensional View of Engineering Learning
Journal of Engineering Education (2008)

Thu. September 27, 2012 3-4PM, Gosnell 3310
Evaluating College Science and Mathematics Instruction
Journal of College Science Teaching 31 (2002)

Thu. September 20, 2012 2-4PM, Gosnell 3310
>How students blend conceptual and formal mathematical reasoning in solving physics problems
Science Education (submitted) *Email Mary Leeman for the article pdf

Thu. September 13, 2012 3-4PM, Gosnell 3310
Enhancing Deaf Students' Learning from Sign Language and Text: Metacognition, Modality, and the Effectiveness of Content Scaffolding
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education 16 (2010)


Wed. July 25, 2012 12-1PM, Gosnell 3355
How Does Expansive Framing Promote Transfer? Several Proposed Explanations and a Research Agenda for Investigating Them
Educational Psychologist 37 (2012)

Wed. June 20, 2012 12-1PM, Gosnell 3355
Chapter 9, NAS Report on Discipline Based Education Research
The National Academies Press (2012)

Wed. June 13, 2012 12-1PM, Gosnell 3355
Chapter 2, NAS Report on Discipline Based Education Research
The National Academies Press (2012)

Wed. May 2, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
Teaching With External Representations: The Case of a Common Energy-Level Diagram in Chemistry
MaryKay Orgill and Kent Crippen
Journal of College Science Teaching, 40 (2010)

Wed. April 25, 2012 No journal club. Please attend SMERC seminar (Erika Offerdahl) in 76-1275 at 2pm

Wed. April 18, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
Changes in instructors' assessment thinking related to experimentation with new strategies
Erika G. Offerdahl & Debra Tomanek
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education36 (2011)

Wed. April 11, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
How Students Understand Physics Equations (pages 520-end)
Bruce L. Sherin
Cognition and Instruction19 (2001)

Wed. April 4, 2012 1:30PM, Gosnell A300
No journal club today. Special seminar speaker, 1:30 08-A300
Tricia Chapman
Diversity of Faculty Practice in Active-Learning Classrooms

Wed. March 28, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
How Students Understand Physics Equations (pages 500-519)
Bruce L. Sherin
Cognition and Instruction19 (2001)

Wed. March 21, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
How Students Understand Physics Equations (pages 479-500)
Bruce L. Sherin
Cognition and Instruction19 (2001)

Wed. March 14, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
Generating cognitive dissonance in student interviews through multiple representations
Kimberly J. Linenberger and Stacey Lowery Bretz
Chemistry Education Research and Practice (2012)

Wed. February 15, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
Applying beliefs and resources frameworks to the psychometric analyses of an epistemology survey
Sevda Yerdelen-Damar, Andrew Elby, and Ali Eryilmaz 
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research (2012)

Wed. February 8, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
Biology "data slam," presented by Kate Wright

Wed. February 1, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
Nonlinear Psychometric Thresholds for Physics and Mathematics
Stephen Hsu and James Schombert
The Journal of British Sociological Association (2010)

Wed. January 26, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
The Missing Disciplinary Substance of Formative Assessment
Janet Coffey, David Hammer, Daniel Levin, and Terrance Grant 
Journal of Research in Science Teaching 48, (2011)

Wed. January 19, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3310
Genetic Literacy of Undergraduate Non-Science Majors and the Impact of Introductory Biology and Genetics Courses
Bethany Vice Bowling et al. 
BioScience 58, (2008)

Wed. January 11, 2012 1-2PM, Gosnell 3355
Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: A Framework for Teacher Knowledge
Mishra Punya and Matthew J. Koehler
Teachers College Record 108, (2006)

Wed. December 14, 2011 1-2PM, Gosnell 3355
Those Who Understand: Knowledge Growth in Teaching
Lee Shulman
Educational Researcher (15) (1986)

Wed. December 8, 2011 1-2PM, Gosnell 3355
Learning Styles: Concepts and Evidence
Harold Pashler, Mark McDaniel, Doug Rohrer, and Robert Bjork
Psychological Science in the Public Interest (2008)

Wed. December 1, 2011 1-2PM, Gosnell 3355
Unpacking Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Conceptualizing and Measuring Teachers' Topic-Specific Knowledge of Students
Heather C. Hill, Deborah Loewenberg Ball, and Stephen G. Schilling
Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (2008)

Wed. November 9, 2011 3-4PM
The Missing Disciplinary Substance of Formative Assessment
Janet E. Coffey, David Hammer, Daniel M. Levin, and Terrance Grant
Journal of Research in Science Teaching (2011)

Wed. October 26, 2011 3-4PM
Stereotype Threat Undermines Academic Learning
Valerie Jones Taylor and Gregory M. Walton
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 8 1055 (2011)

Wed. October 19, 2011 3-4PM
Attitudes about science and conceptual physics learning in university introductory physics courses 
Marina Milner-Bolotin et al.
Physical Review, Special Topics-PER 7 020107 (2011)

Wed. October 12, 2011 3-4PM
What We Say Is Not What We Do: Effective Evaluation of Faculty Professional Development Programs"
Diane Ebert-May et al.
BioScience 6 (17), pp. 550-558 (2011)

Wed. October 5, 2011 3-4PM
Doing the Lessons or Doing Science: Argument in High School Genetics
M. Pilar Jimenez-Aleixandre et al.
Science Education 84, pp. 757-792 (2000)

Wed. September 28, 2011 3-4PM
Spatial Representations and Imagery in Learning 
Daniel L. Schwartz and Julie Heiser
To appear in the Handbook of the Learning Sciences. K. Sawyer (Ed.)