Journal Articles

Recent publications authored by WCER researchers include:

Having Their Lives Narrowed Down? The State of African American Women’s Experiences in Higher Education,” Rachelle Winkle-Wagner, Review of Educational Research, 2015.


Cohort Default Rates: Predicting the Probability of Federal Sanctions,” Nicholas W. Hillman, Educational Policy, 2015.


Education, Communication, and Science in the Public Sphere,” Noah Weeth Feinstein, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2015.


Quantifying Exponential Growth: Three Conceptual Shifts in Coordinating Multiplicative and Additive Growth,” Amy Ellis, Zekiye Ozgur, Torrey Kulow, Caroline Williams and Joel Amidon, Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 2015.


Constructing and Validating a Multiple-Indicator Construct of Economic Hardship in a National Sample of Adolescents with Disabilities,” Christopher Murray, Bonnie Doren, Jeff M. Gau, Keith Zvoch and John R. Seeley, Exceptional Children, 2015.


Autonomy, Self-Realization, and Self-Advocacy and the School- and Career-Related Adjustment of Adolescent Girls with Disabilities,” Bonnie Doren and Hyun Ju Kang, Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2015.


Lives Intertwined: A Primer on the History and Emergence of Minority Serving Institutions,” Marybeth Gasman, Thai-Huy Nguyen and Clifton F. Conrad, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2015.


Qualitative Research: An Introduction to Methods and Designs,” Catherine Compton-Lilly, Lois Zamzow, Ya-Fang Cheng, Min Yu, Andrea Durón, Brook Goralski-Cumbajin, Dana Hagerman and Erin Quast, Educational Action Research, 2015.


Beyond the Game: Transforming Life Outcomes of Black Male Collegiate Student-Athletes,” LaVar J. Charleston, Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Ryan P. Adserias and Nicole M. Lang, Diversity in Higher Education, 2015.


Risk and Resilience in Preterm Children at Age 6,” J. Poehlmann-Tynan, E.D. Gerstein, C. Burnson, L. Weymouth, Daniel M. Bolt, S. Maleck and A.J. Schwichtenberg, Development and Psychopathology, 2015.


Making Connections in Math: Activating a Prior Knowledge Analogue Matters for Learning,” Pooja G. Sidney and Martha W. Alibali, Journal of Cognition and Development, 2015.


Leave Her Out of it: Person-Presentation of Strategies is Harmful for Transfer,” Anne E. Riggs, Martha W. Alibali, Charles W. Kalish, Cognitive Science: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2015.


The 5 W’s of ‘Bullying’ on Twitter: Why, What, Why, Where, When.” Amy Bellmore, Angela J. Calvin, Jun-Ming Xu, Xiaojin Zhu. Computers in Human Behavior, 2015.


Accelerating College Knowledge: A Fiscal Analysis of a Targeted Early Commitment Pell Grant Program,” Robert Kelchen and Sara Goldrick-Rab, Journal of Higher Education, 2015.


More Important than the Contract is the Relationship,” Patricia Burch and Annalee Good, Phi Delta Kappan, 2015.


Cohort Default Rates: Predicting the Probability of Federal Sanctions,” Nicholas Hillman, Educational Policy, 2015.


Rates of White Matter Hyperintensities Compatible with the Radiological Profile of Multiple Sclerosis within Self-referred Synesthete Populations,” Julia Simnera, Duncan A. Carmichael, Edward Hubbard, Zoe Morris and Stephen M. Lawrie, Neurocase: The Neural Basis of Cognition, 2015.


Foundations of Financial Well-Being: Insights into the Role of Executive Function, Financial Socialization, and Experience-Based Learning in Childhood and Youth,” Anita I. Drever, Elizabeth Odders-White, Charles W. Kalish, Emily M. Hoagland and Emory N. Nelms, Journal of Consumer Affairs, 2015.


Bayesian Causal Mediation Analysis for Group Randomized Designs with Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Treatment Effects: Simulation and Case Study,” Soojin Park and David Kaplan, Multivariate Behavioral Research, 2015.


Covariate Balance in a Two-Step Bayesian Propensity Score Approach for Observational Studies,” Jianshen Chen and David Kaplan, Journal of Research on Education Effectiveness, 2015.