Journal Articles

Recent publications authored by WCER researchers include:

Assessing preschool English learners’ receptive and expressive language ability to inform instruction,” Alicia Kim, Mark Chapman, Gordon Blaine West, Bingjie Zheng and M. Elizabeth Cranley, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Nov. 8, 2020.


“Exploring college faculty development in 21st century skill instruction: an analysis of teaching focused personal networks,” Ross J. Benbow, Changhee Lee, Matthew T. Hora, Journal of Further and Higher Education, Sept. 28, 2020


“Using Improvisation to Increase Graduate Students’ Communication Self-Efficacy,” Anne Lynn Gillian-Daniel, Benjamin L. Taylor, and Donald L. Gillian-Daniel, Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning 52, no. 4 (2020): 46-52.


“Addressing Biases in Health Care by Promoting Inclusive Teaching Practices Among Faculty in Health Professions Education Programs: “Learning to Say the Right Words at the Right Time, Donald L. Gillian‐Daniel, Elizabeth M. Petty, Megan E. Schmid, Anne Stahr, and Nancy C. Raymond, New Directions for Teaching and Learning 2020, no. 162 (2020): 123-133.


“Mixed-reality simulations to build capacity for advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the geosciences,” Jason A Chen., M. Shane Tutwiler, Jerlando F. L. Jackson, American Psychological Association Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, May 2020, accepted manuscript version publicly available on May 5, 2021


“Interventions to Optimize Mentoring Relationships for Diverse Biomedical Researchers, Janet Branchaw, Lourdes Guerrero & Christine Pfund, Understanding Interventions Journal, Vol. 11 Issue 1, 2020


“How much is enough? The Impact of Training Dosage and Previous Mentoring Experience on the Effectiveness of a Research Mentor Training Intervention,” Jenna Rogers, Janet Branchaw, Anne Marie Weber-Main, Kimberly Spencer, & Christine Pfund, Understanding Interventions Journal, Vol 11 Issue 1, 2020


“Problematizing college internships: Exploring issues with access, program design, and developmental outcomes in three U.S. colleges, Matthew Hora, Zi Chen, Emily Parrott, Pa Her, International Journal of Work Integrated Learning, 21 (3), 235-252 (April 2020)


“Exploring the Universe from Antarctica - An Informal STEM Polar Research Exhibit, RossTredinnick, Rebecca Cors, James Madsen, David Gagnon, Silvia Bravo-Gallart, Bryce Sprecher, Kevin Ponto, Journal of STEM Outreach, Volume 3, 2020


“The NRMN Master Facilitators Initiative: Building a Community of Practice to Broaden Program Implementation,” Stephanie C House, Melissa McDaniels, Kimberly C. Spencer, Emily Utzerath, & Christine Pfund, Understanding Interventions Journal, Vol 1 Issue 11, 2020


“Growth in children’s understanding of generalizing and representing mathematical structure and relationships,” Blanton, M., Isler-Baykal, I., Stroud, R., Stephens, A., Knuth, E., & Murphy Gardiner, A., July 16, 2019, Educational Studies in Mathematics, 102, 193–219


“Does Early Algebra Matter? The Effectiveness of an Early Algebra Intervention in Grades 3 to 5,” Maria Blanton, Rena Stroud, Ana Stephens,
Angela Murphy Gardiner, Despina A. Stylianou, Eric Knuth, Isil Isler-Baykal, Susanne Strachota, American Educational Research Journal, March 10, 2019, 56(5), 1930–1972


“Effects of instructors’ academic disciplines and prior experience with learning management systems: A study about the use of Canvas,” Nafsaniath Fathema, Mohammad H Akanda, Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, Jan. 29, 2020


“How do students conceptualise the college internship experience? Towards a student-centred approach to designing and implementing internships,” Matthew T. Hora, Emily Parrott and Pa Her, Journal of Education and Work, January 5, 2020


“Finding One's Place or Losing the Race? The Consequences of STEM Departure for College Dropout and Degree Completion,You-Geon Lee and Joseph J. Ferrare, The Review of Higher Education, Johns Hopkins University Press, Volume 43, Number 1, Fall 2019


“Inequality and Opportunity in a Perfect Storm of Graduate Student Debt,” Jaymes Pyne and Eric Grodsky, Sociology of Education, Sept. 20, 2019


Cognitive Task Analysis for Implicit Knowledge About Visual Representations With Similarity Learning Methods,” Martina A. Rau, Blake Mason, Robert Nowak, Cognitive Science, A Multidisciplinary Journal, August 27, 2019


“Reappraising academic and social adversity improves middle school students’ academic achievement, behavior, and well-being,” Geoffrey D. Borman, Christopher S. Rozek, Jaymes Pyne, and Paul Hanselman, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, July 2019


“Hiring as Cultural Gatekeeping into Occupational Communities: Implications for Higher Education and Student Employability, Matthew T. Hora, Higher Education, June 11, 2019


“Exploring the Situated and Cultural Aspects of Communication in the Professions: Implications for Teaching, Student Employability, and Equity in Higher Education,” Matthew T. Hora, Bailey B. Smolarek, Kelly Norris Martin, Luke Scrivener, American Educational Research Journal, April 9, 2019