Publications

2016

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2015

Avargil, S., Bruce, M., Amar, F., Bruce, A. (Accepted 2015) Students’ Understanding of Analogy in a CORE (Chemical Observations, Representations, Experimentation) Learning Cycle General Chemistry Experiment. Journal of Chemical Education.

Barth-Cohen, L. A., Smith, M. K., Capps, D. K., Lewin, J., Shemwell, J. T., & Stetzer, M. R. (2015, accept with revisions). What are they talking about? Characterizing classroom conversations during classroom response systems “clicker” questions.   Journal of Science Education and Technology.

Barth-Cohen, L. A., Smith, M. K., Capps, D. K., Lewin, J. D., Shemwell, J. T. & Stetzer, M. R. (Accepted 2015). What are students talking about during “clicker” questions? Characterizing small-group conversations mediated by classroom response systems.  Journal of Science Education and Technology.

Barth-Cohen, L. & Wittmann, M. C. (2015). Mismatches between Represented Science Content and Unmet Expectations as a Mechanism of Model Revision. National Association of Research in Science Teaching.

Batz, Z., Olsen, C.B., Dumont, J., Dastoor, J., Smith, M. K. (2015). Helping Struggling Students in Introductory Biology: A Peer Tutoring Approach that Improves Performance, Perception, and Retention. CBE-Life Science Education.  14:ar16; doi:10.1187/cbe.14-08-0120

Cook, A., Vel, S. S., Gerbi, C., and Johnson, S. E. (2014). Computational analysis of nonlinear creep of polyphase aggregates: Influence of phase morphology. Journal of Geophysical Research, Solid Earth, 119, 6788-6906. doi:10.1002/2014JB011197.

Crawford, B.A. & Capps, D.K. (Accepted 2015). What knowledge do teachers need for engaging

children in science practices? Cognition, Metacognition, and Culture in STEM Education. In J. Dori, Z. Mevarech, & D. Baker (Eds.), Innovations in Science Education and Technology. Springer: Netherlands.

Cruz, S., Cartaxana, P., Newcomer, R., Dionisio, G., Calado, R., Serodia, J., Pelletreau, K., and Rumpho, M. E.  (2014). Photoprotection in sequestered plastids of sea slugs and respective algal sources. Scientific Reports.

Deshler, J., Hauk, S., & Speer, N. (June/July, 2015). Mathematics Graduate Students: Teaching Assistants (TAs) and Professional Development for Teaching in the U.S., Notices of the American Mathematics Society.

Dorko, A. & Speer, N. (in press). Calculus students’ understanding of area and volume units.  Investigations in Mathematics Learning.

Flood, V. J., Amar, F. G., Nemirovsky, R., Harrer, B. W., Bruce, M. R. M., Wittmann, M. C. (2015). Paying Attention to Gesture when Students Talk Chemistry: Interactional Resources for Responsive Teaching. Journal of Chemical Education, 92, 11-22. [2013 Impact Factor: 1.001; 5 Year Impact Factor: 1.046]

Flood, V.J., Amar, F.G., Harrer, B.W., Nemirovsky, R., Bruce, M.R.M., and Wittmann, M.C. (2015). Paying Attention to Gesture When Students Talk Chemistry: What Can We learn? Journal of Chemical Education, 92(1), 11-22. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ed400477b. doi:10.1021/ed400477b

Foley, M. B., Shulman, D. J., Gerbi., C. C., and Marsh., J. H.  (2015).  Processes leading to localization in the granitoid units of the Grenville Front tectonic zone, Ontario, CA. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. 47(3), 103.

Gamage, S. P., Garusinghe, S., Bessey, M., Boyd, C., Aghamoosa, M., Frederick, B., Bruce, M. R. M., Bruce, A. E. (2015). Identification of dimethyl sulfide in dimethyl sulfoxide and implications for metal-thiolate disulfide exchange reactions. Royal Society of Chemistry Advances, 5, 40603 – 40606. [2013 Impact Factor: 3.708; 5 Year Impact Factor: 3.708]

Garusinghe, G. S. P., Bessey, S. M., Aghamoosa, M., McKinnon, M., Bruce, A. E., Bruce, M. R. M. (2015). Disulfide Competition for Phosphine Gold(I) Thiolates: Phosphine Oxide Formation vs. Thiolate Disulfide Exchange. Inorganics, 3, 40-54. [Invited; Special Issue: Frontiers of Gold Chemistry]

Gerbi, C., Culshaw, N. G., Shulman, D. J., Foley, M. B., and Marsh, J. H., 2015, Predicting km-scale shear zone formation. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 17, EGU2015-3097.

Gerbi, C., Johnson, S. E., Cook, A., Vel, S. S. (2015) Effect of phase morphology on bulk strength for power-law materials. Geophysical Journal International, 200, 374-389.  doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu388

Gerbi, C., Johnson, S. E., Cook., A. C., and Vel., S. S. (2015).  Phase morphology and bulk strength in power-law materials, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 17, EGU2015-3091

Gerbi, C., Marsh, J. H., Johnson, S. E., Culshaw, N. G., Shulman, D. J., Song, W. J., and Foley, M. B.  (2015).  Rheological predictability in the viscous regime, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. 47(3), 103.

Johnson, S. E., Vel., S. S., Cook., A. C., Song, W. J., Gerbi., C. C., Okaya., D. A.  (2014). ESP Toolbox: A Computational Framework for Precise, Scale-Independent Analysis of Bulk Elastic and Seismic Properties. Abstract S23E-06 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec.

Kryjevskaia, M., Stetzer, M. R. and Grosz, N. (2014). “Answer first: Applying the heuristic-analytic theory of reasoning to examine student intuitive thinking in the context of physics,” Physical Review Special Topics – Physics Education Research. 10, 020109. http://journals.aps.org/prstper/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevSTPER.10.020109

Kryjevskaia, M., Stetzer, M. R. and T. K. Lê, “Failure to engage: Examining the impact of metacognitive interventions on persistent intuitive reasoning approaches,” accepted for publication in Proceedings of the 2014 Physics Education Research Conference, edited by P. V. Engelhardt, A. D. Churukian, and D. Jones.

Kung, D. & Speer, N. (2015). Do you know what your students are thinking? An overview of research on knowledge used for teaching, in Hauk, S., Speer, N. M., Kung, D., Tsay, J.-J., & Hsu, E. (Eds.) (2015). Video cases for college mathematics instructor professional development. Retrieved from http://collegemathvideocases.org

Kurbatov, A., Dunbar, N. W., Iverson, N. A., Gerbi, C. C., Yates, M. G., Kalteyer, D., McIntosh, W. (2014). Antarctic tephra database (AntT), Abstract V31C-4760 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec.

Kurbatov, A., Dunbar, N., Gerbi, C., Iverson, N., Kalteyer, D., McIntosh, W., and Yates, M.  (2014).  Improving tephra source identification from tropical volcanoes in Antarctic ice core samples, Abstracts with Program – Tephra 2014.

Kurian, R., Bruce, M. R. M., Bruce, A. E., and Amar, F. G. (Accepted, 2015). “The Influence of Zinc(II) on Thioredoxin/Glutathione Disulfide Exchange: QM/MM Studies to Explore How Zinc(II) Accelerates Exchange in Higher Dielectric Environments”, Metallomics. [2013 Impact Factor: 3.978; 5 Year Impact Factor: 4.010]

McDermott, L. C., Shaffer, P. S., Heron, P. R. L., Stetzer,  M. R. and Messina, D. L. “Preparing teachers to teach physics and physical science effectively through a process of inquiry,” accepted for publication in Effective Practices in Preservice Physics Teacher Education.

Nelson, S.J., Pritz, C.F. (2014). Six-legged Scouts: Dragonfly larvae provide baseline data to

evaluate mercury in parks nationwide. (Issue Brief). National Park Service.

Nelson, S.J., Webber, H.M., and Pritz, C.F. (2015) Citizen Scientists Study Mercury in

Dragonfly Larvae: Dragonfly larvae provide baseline data to evaluate mercury in parks nationwide. (Natural Resource Report Series NPS/NRSS/ARD/NRR—2015/938). Fort Collins, Colorado:National Park Service.

Nissen, J. M., & Shemwell, J. T. (2015, accepted). Gender, experience, and self-efficacy in introductory physics. Physical Review Special Topics-Physics Education Research.

Pritz, C.F., Nelson, S., Eagles-Smith, C. (2014) The Call to Action Collect Dragonflies. Park

Science. 31(1): 74–77.

Roy, S. G., Koons, P.O., Gerbi, C. C., Capps, D. K., Tucker, G. E., and Rogers, Z. A.  (2014).

Building Models in the Classroom: Taking Advantage of Sophisticated Geomorphic Numerical Tools Using a Simple Graphical User Interface, Abstract ED53B-3484 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec.

Roy, S. G., Koons, P. O., Tucker, G. E., Upton, P., Smith, S. M., and Gerbi, C. C. (2014). Geomorphic Responses to Crustal Deformation: the Sensitivity of Surface Processes to Bedrock Displacement, Weakening, and Comminution Associated with Brittle Failure, Abstract EP53B-3643 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec.

Shemwell, J. T., Avargil, S. A., Capps, D. K. (2015). Grappling with long-term learning in science: A qualitative study of teachers’ views of developmentally oriented instruction. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. Published online in advance of print copy.

Shemwell, J. T., Chase, C. C., & Schwartz, D. L. (2015).  Seeking the general explanation: A test of inductive activities for learning and transfer.  Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 52(1), 58-83.

Shemwell, J. T., Gwarjanski, K. R., Capps, D. K., Avargil, S. A., & Meyer, J. L. (2015). Supporting Teachers to Attend to Generalisation in Science Classroom Argumentation. International Journal of Science Education, 37(4), 599-628.

Smith, M. K., Merrill, S. (2015). Why do some people inherit a predisposition to cancer? A small group activity on cancer genetics. CourseSource. http://coursesource.org/courses/why-do-some-people-inherit-a-predisposition-to-cancer-a-small-group-activity-on-cancer

Smith, M. K., Vinson, E. L., Smith, J. A., Lewin, J. D. and Stetzer, M. R.  (2014). A campus-wide study of STEM courses: New perspectives on teaching practices and perceptions. CBE Life Science Education, 13, 624-635. http://www.lifescied.org/content/13/4/624.full.pdf+html

Smith, M. K., Vinson, E. L., Smith, J. A., Lewin, J. D., Stetzer, M. (2014). A Campus-Wide Study of STEM Courses: New Perspectives on Teaching Practices and Perceptions. CBE Life Science Education. 13, 624-635.

Smith, T.I., W. M. Christensen, J. R. Thompson, and D. B. Mountcastle. (Accepted 2015).

“Identifying Student Difficulties with Entropy, Heat Engines, and the Carnot Cycle,” Physical Review Special Topics – Physics Education Research, for inclusion in the Focused Collection on Physics Education Research in Upper-Division Courses, 28 Sept 2014.

Smith, T. I., Mountcastle, D. B. and Thompson, J. R.  (accepted Feb. 2015). Student Understanding of the Boltzmann Factor,  Physical Review Special Topics – Physics Education Research, for inclusion in the Focused Collection on Physics Education Research in Upper-Division Courses.

Song, W. J., Gerbi, C. C., Johnson, S. E., Vel., S. S. (2014). Effects of Shear Zone Development on Seismic Anisotropy in the Lower Grenvillian Crust.  Abstract S21C-4454 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec.

Song, W. J., Johnson, S. E., Price, N. A., Song, B. R., Gerbi, C. C., and West, D. P. Jr.  (2014). Seismogenic Cycles, Quartz Microstructures and Localization at the Frictional to Viscous Transition in an Exhumed, Large-Displacement, Seismogenic Strike-Slip Fault.Abstract T13A-4629 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 15-19 Dec.

Song, B. R., Johnson, S. E., Song, W. J., and Gerbi., C. C.  (2015).  Damage microstructures in garnet and feldspar preserve coseismic cycles at mid-crustal depths in an ancient strike-slip fault system in south-central Maine. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 47( 3), 134.

Speer, N., King, K. & Howell, H. (2014). Definitions of mathematical knowledge for teaching: Using these constructs in research on secondary and college mathematics teachers. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 18(2), 105-122.

Strock, K.E., Saros, J.E., Nelson, S.J., Birkel, S.D., Kahl, J.S., McDowell, W.H. (Accepted

2015). Extreme weather years drive episodic changes in lake chemistry: Implications for recovery from sulfate deposition and long-term trends in dissolved organic carbon. Biogeochemistry.

Van De Bogart, K. L. and Stetzer, M. R. (2014). “Student understanding of circuit loading in physics and engineering,” accepted for publication in Proceedings of the 2014 Physics Education Research Conference, edited by P. V. Engelhardt, A. D. Churukian, and D. Jones.

Webber, H., S.J. Nelson, R. Weatherbee, B. Zoellick, M. Schauffler, (2014). The Graph

Choice Chart: A tool to help students turn data into evidence. The Science Teacher. November 2014.

Wittmann, M.C. and Black, K.E. (2015). Mathematical actions as procedural resources: An example from the separation of variables. Accepted for publication in Physical Review Special Topics – Physics Education Research.