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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.

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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.

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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.

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2018

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.

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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.

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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

2 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.

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7 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.

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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.

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2015

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.

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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
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.

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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.

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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.

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Open Access
19 Scopus citations
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.

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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.

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32 Scopus citations

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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23 Scopus citations
22 Scopus citations

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2007
7 Scopus citations

Assessment beyond Performance: Phenomenography in Educational Evaluation

Micari, M., Light, G., Calkins, S. C. & Streitwieser, B., 2007, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 28, 4, p. 458-476 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Evaluating Internet and Scholarly Sources across the Disciplines: Two Case Studies

Calkins, S. C. & Kelley, M. R., 2007, In : College Teaching. 55, 4, p. 151-156 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Evaluating popular portrayals of memory in film

Kelley, M. R. & Calkins, S. C., 2007, In : Teaching of Psychology. 33, p. 191-194 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations
2006

Evaluating popular portrayals of memory in film

Kelley, M. R. & Calkins, S., Jun 1 2006, In : Teaching of Psychology. 33, 3, p. 191-194 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2005

Mentoring and the faculty–TA relationship: Faculty perceptions and practices

Calkins, S. C. & Kelley, M. R., Jan 1 2005, In : Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. 13, 2, p. 259-280 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
30 Scopus citations

Undergraduates Leading Undergraduates: Peer Facilitation in a Science Workshop Program

Micari, M., Streitwieser, B. & Light, G., 2005, In : Innovative Higher Education. 30, 4, p. 269-288 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
32 Scopus citations