Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching

Research Output

2020

Using Peer-Assisted Reflection in Math to Foster Critical Thinking and Communication Skills

Calkins, S., Grannan, S. & Siefken, J., Apr 20 2020, In : PRIMUS. 30, 4, p. 475-499 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Assessing student conceptions of international experience: Developing a validated survey instrument

Streitwieser, B., Bryant, F. B., Drane, D. & Light, G., Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 68, p. 26-43 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Generation and Retrieval Practice Effects in the Classroom Using PeerWise

Kelley, M. R., Chapman-Orr, E. K., Calkins, S. C. & Lemke, R. J., Apr 1 2019, In : Teaching of Psychology. 46, 2, p. 121-126 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Is it OK to ask? The impact of instructor openness to questions on student help-seeking and academic outcomes

Micari, M. & Calkins, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Active Learning in Higher Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Coming Home Your Way: Understanding University Student Intercultural Reentry

Malleus, R. & Micari, M., 2018, 1 ed. Routledge. 136 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Creating a Culture for Evidence-Based Assessment of Learning

Grannan, S. & Calkins, S., Sep 1 2018, In : New Directions for Teaching and Learning. 2018, 155, p. 11-20 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design, implementation, and evaluation of a multi-disciplinary professional development program for research mentors

Brace, J. L., Baiduc, R. R., Drane, D. L., Flores, L. C., Beitel, G. J. & Lo, S. M., Aug 8 2018, In : Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. 26, 4, p. 377-399 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017
3 Scopus citations
2016

Adapting the Critical Thinking Assessment Test for Palestinian Universities

Basha, S., Drane, D. L. & Light, G., 2016, In : Journal of Education and Learning. 5, 2, p. 60-72 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Among friends: the role of academic-preparedness diversity in individual performance within a small-group STEM learning environment

Micari, M., Van Winkle, Z. & Pazos, P., Aug 12 2016, In : International Journal of Science Education. 38, 12, p. 1904-1922 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Development of course-based undergraduate research experiences using a design-based approach

Mordacq, J. C., Drane, D. L., Swarat, S. & Lo, S. M., 2016, In : Journal of College Science Teaching. 46, 4, p. 64-75 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Mentored Discussions of Teaching: An Introductory Teaching Development Program for Future STEM Faculty

Baiduc, R. R., Linsenmeier, R. A. & Ruggeri, N. L., Jun 1 2016, In : Innovative Higher Education. 41, 3, p. 237-254 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Virtual Steel Connection Sculpture - Student Learning Assessment

Chou, K. C. K., Moaveni, S. & Drane, D. L., 2016, In : Journal of STEM Education: Innovations & Research. 17, 3, p. 5-13 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Conceptions of Mentoring in Formalized Faculty Relationships

Calkins, S. C. & Light, G., 2015, The Mentoring Continuum: From Graduate School Through Tenure. Wright, G. (ed.). Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, p. 93-112 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The experience of academic learning: uneven conceptions of learning across research and teaching

Light, G. & Calkins, S. C., Mar 2015, In : Higher Education. 69, 3, p. 345-359 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations
2014

Students as teachers: Effectiveness of a peer-led STEM learning programme over 10 years

Drane, D. L., Micari, M. & Light, G., Jan 1 2014, In : Educational Research and Evaluation. 20, 3, p. 210-230 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
Open Access
18 Scopus citations
2013
2012

Changing Conceptions of Teaching in Medical Faculty

Calkins, S. C., Johnson, N. & Light, G., 2012, In : Medical Teacher. 34, 11, p. 902-906 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Connecting to the Professor: Impact of the Student–Faculty Relationship in a Highly Challenging Course

Micari, M. & Pazos, P., 2012, In : College Teaching. 60, 2, p. 41-47 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
31 Scopus citations

Instant Messaging as a Task-Support Tool in Information Technology Organizations

Pazos, P., Chung, J. M. & Micari, M., 2012, In : International Journal of Business Communication. 50, 1, p. 68-86 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Scopus citations

Needs Assessment and Beyond in the Setup of Centers for Teaching and Learning Excellence: An-Najah University Center as a Case Study

Daraghmah, A., Drane, D. L. & Light, G., 2012, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 47. p. 841-847 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Adding nanoscience education to first-year engineering design courses to enrich student experience

Hirsch, P. L., Dugan, S. W., Drane, D. L., Swarat, S., Park, E. J. & Chang, R. P. H., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of Materials Education. 33, 5-6, p. 229-254 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Typology of Undergraduate Students’ Conceptions of Size and Scale: Identifying and Characterizing Conceptual Variation

Swarat, S., Light, G., Park, E. J. & Drane, D. L., 2011, In : Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 48, 5, p. 512-533 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

A variation theory approach to develop learning progressions for engineering concepts

Swarat, S., Light, G., Park, E. J. & Drane, D. L., Oct 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Faculty Perceptions of Relevance in Teaching and Learning

Calkins, S. C. & Seidler, A., 2011, In : International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. 23, 2, p. 215-225 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Scopus citations
2010
Open Access
8 Scopus citations
23 Scopus citations

Less-Than-Perfect Judges: Evaluating Student Evaluations

Calkins, S. C. & Micari, M., 2010, In : Thought and Action. p. 7-22 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Small-group learning in undergraduate STEM disciplines: effect of group type on student achievement

Micari, M., Pazos, P., Streitwieser, B. & Light, G., 2010, In : Educational Research and Evaluation. 16, 3, p. 269-286 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

“Clickers” as Catalysts for Transformation of Teachers

Kolikant, Y. B. D., Drane, D. L. & Calkins, S. C., 2010, In : College Teaching. 58, 4, p. 127-135 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2009

A clicker approach to teaching calculus

Bode, M., Drane, D., Kolikant, Y. B. D. & Schuller, M., Feb 1 2009, In : Notices of the American Mathematical Society. 56, 2, p. 253-256 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

A Rubric for post-secondary degree programs in nanoscience and nanotechnology

Wansom, S., Mason, T. O., Hersam, M. C., Drane, D., Light, G., Cormia, R., Stevens, S. & Bodner, G., Aug 10 2009, In : International Journal of Engineering Education. 25, 3, p. 615-627 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Engaging Faculty in Conversations About Teaching Through a Research Proposal Workshop

Calkins, S. C. & Drane, D. L., 2009, To Improve the Academy: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development. Nilson, L. B. & Miller, J. E. (eds.). Vol. 28. p. 265-277 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: The Reflective Professional

Light, G., Cox, R. & Calkins, S. C., 2009, 2nd ed ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing. 360 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

22 Scopus citations

Student awareness of conceptual variations in a key nanoscience concept: Conceptual change in an engineering course

Park, E. J., Su, S., Light, G. & Drane, D., Dec 1 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Who Writes the Past? Student Perceptions of Wikipedia Knowledge and Credibility in a World History Classroom

Calkins, S. C. & Kelley, M. R., 2009, In : Journal on Excellence in College Teaching. 20, 3, p. 123-143 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Assessing the Impact of a Year‐Long Faculty Development Program on Faculty Approaches to Teaching   

Light, G., Calkins, S. C., Luna, M. & Drane, D. L., 2008, In : International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. 20, 2, p. 168-181 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Integrating Teaching and Technology: Facilitating Student-Centered Teaching for Graduate Students at a Research University

Aravamudan, N., Calkins, S. C., Schuller, M. C. & Rubel, D., 2008, In : Studies in Graduate and Professional Student Development. 11, 1, p. 59-75 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Promoting student-centered teaching through a project- based faculty development program

Calkins, S. C. & Light, G., 2008, In : To Improve the Academy. 26, p. 217-229 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The experience of faculty development: patterns of variation in conceptions of teaching

Light, G. & Calkins, S. C., 2008, In : International Journal for Academic Development. 13, 1, p. 27-40 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Using construct-centered design to align curriculum, instruction, and assessment development in emerging science

Stevens, S. Y., Krajcik, J. S., Shin, N., Pellegrino, J. W., Geier, S., Swarat, S., Light, G., Park, E. J., Delgado, C., Drane, D., Song, M., Quintana, C., Shipley, E., Silva, B. L., Daly, S., Wischow, E., Moher, T., Cahill, C., Szeto, A. K., Cahill, C. S. & 5 others, Unterman, N. A., Lauhon, L. J., Light, G., Bodner, G. M. & Hagedorn, E. A., Dec 1 2008, In : Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Conference, CSCL. PART 3, p. 314-321 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

6 Scopus citations
2007
7 Scopus citations

A Peer Led Team Learning Program For Freshmen Engineering Students: Impact on Retention

Pazos, P., Drane, D. L., Light, G. & Munkeby, A., 2007, p. 12.87.1-12.87.12. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper