Journal Articles

Recent publications authored by WCER researchers include:

The Development of Children’s Algebraic Thinking: The Impact of a Comprehensive Early Algebra Intervention in Third Grade,” Maria Blanton, Ana Stephens, Eric Knuth, Angela Murphy Gardiner, Isil Isler and Jee-Seon Kim, Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2015.


Advancing Accessibility and Accommodations in Content Assessments for Students with Disabilities and English Learners,” Martha L. Thurlow and Rebecca Kopriva, Review of Research in Education, 2015.


Multivariate Fractional Regression Estimation of Econometric Share Models,” John Mullahy, Journal of Econometric Models, 2015.


What Works, What Doesn’t,” J. Dunlosky, K.A. Rawson, E. J. Marsh, Mitchell J. Nathan and D.T. Willingham, Scientific American (Special Issue “Your Inner Genius”), 2015.


Gesture as Model Enactment: The Role of Gesture in Mental Model Construction and Inference Making When Learning from Text,” Mitchell Nathan and Chelsea V.J. Martinez. Learning: Research and Practice, 2015.


Building National Capacity for Research Mentor Training: An Evidence-Based Approach to Training the Trainers,” Christine Pfund, Kimberly C. Spencer, Pamela Asquith, Stephanie C. House, Sarah Miller and Christine A. Sorkness, Life Sciences Education, 2015.


In Reply to Chang and Colleagues,” Christine Pfund, Christine A. Sorkness, Angela Byars-Winston and Stephen B. Thomas, Academic Medicine, 2015.


Medical Student Membership on a Hospital-Based Institutional Review Board: A Unique Educational Opportunity,” Christine Pfund, Christine A. Sorkness, Angela Byars-Winston and Stephen B. Thomas, Academic Medicine, 2015.


Fuel for Success: Academic Momentum as a Mediator Between Dual Enrollment and Educational Outcomes of Two-Year Technical College Students,” Xueli Wang, Hsun-yu Chan, L. Allen Phelps and Janet I. Washbon, Community College Review, 2015.


Connection Making between Multiple Graphical Representations: A Multi Methods Approach for Domain-Specific Grounding of an Intelligent Tutoring System for Chemistry,Martina Rau, Joseph E. Michaelis and Natalie Fay, Computers and Education, 2015.


Enhancing Undergraduate Chemistry Learning by Helping Students Make Connections among Multiple Graphical Representations,” Martina Rau, Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2015.


Successful Learning with Multiple Graphical Representations and Self-Explanation Prompts,” Martina Rau, Vincent Aleven and Nikol Rummel, Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015.


A Supplemental Report to a Randomized Cluster Trial of a 20-Week Sun-Style Tai Chi for Osteoarthritic Knee Pain in Elders with Cognitive Impairment,” Pao-Feng Tsai, Jason Y. Chang, Cornelia Beck, Yong-Fang Kuo, Francis J. Keefe and Karl Rosengren, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2015.


Effects of Air Bottle Design on Postural Control of Firefighters,” Pilwon Hur, Kiwon Park, Karl Rosengren, Gavin P. Horn and Elizabeth T. Hsiao-Wecksler, Applied Ergonomics, 2015.


Physiological Responses to Simulated Firefighter Exercise Protocols in Varying Environments,” Gavin P. Hornab, Richard M. Kesler, Robert W. Motl, Elizabeth T. Hsiao-Wecksler, Rachel E. Klaren, Ipek Ensari, Matthew N. Petrucci, Bo Fernhall and Karl Rosengren, Ergonomics, 2015.


Benchmarking for the Effective Use of Student Evaluation Data,” John Smithson, Melanie Birks, Glenn Harrison, Chenicheri Sid Nair and Marnie Hitchins, Quality Assurance in Education, 2015.


Adding Design Elements to Short Interrupted Time Series When Evaluating National Programs: No Child Left Behind as an Example of Pattern-Matching,” Manyee Wong, Thomas D. Cook and Peter M. Steiner, Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015.


Imagining a Future in PreK: How Professional Identity Shapes Notions of Mathematics,” Elizabeth Graue, Anne Karabon, Katherine Kresin Delaney, Kristin Whyte, Jiwon Kim and Anita Wager, Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 2015.


What Knowledge is Shaping Teacher Preparation in Early Childhood Mathematics?,” Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, Amy Noelle Parks and Anita Wager, 2015.


Colorblind Mentoring? Exploring White Faculty Mentoring Students of Color,” Dorian L. McCoy, Rachelle Winkle-Wagner and Courtney L. Luedke, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2015.