Books and Publications

Our award-winning faculty has been published in many books and publications on a wide variety of topics and interests. A partial listing of recent STEM Education publications may be found here. Authors are listed alphabetically by last name.

 

Addy, T., Gardner, G., Albert, J., & Simmons, P. Jan/Feb 2015. A New Class of Undergraduate Professors: Examining Teaching Beliefs and Practices of Science Faculty with Education Specialties. Journal of College Science Teaching, 44(3), 82-90.

Albert, J. L., Blanchard, M. R., & Wiebe, E. N. (2015). How high school students construct or create animations about water boiling. In K.D. Finson & J. Pederson (Eds.), Application of Visual Data in K-16 Science Classrooms (pp. 191-216). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

 

Albert, J. L., Blanchard, M. R., Kier, M. W., Carrier, S. J., & Gardner, G. E. (2014).  Supporting teachers’ technology integration:  A descriptive analysis of social and teaching presence in technical support sessions. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education. 22(2), 137-165.

 

Avci, Z. Y., Keene, K. A., McClaren, L. H., & Vasu, E. S. (2014). An Exploration of Student Attitudes towards Online Communication and Collaboration in Mathematics and Technology. idea.

 

Avci, Y. ,Z., Vasu, E.S., Oliver, K., Keene, K.A., Fusarelli, B. (2014). Utilization of online technologies in mathematical problem solving at high school level: student and teacher perceptions. World Journal on Educational Technology. 6(2), 203-217

Blanchard, M. R. (2014).  ITEST: Final Report.  STEM Teams.  National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.

 

Blanchard, M. R. (2014). University Extension, Engagement, and Economic  Development Seed Grant: Final Report.  STEM Career Clubs. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

 

Blonder, R., Benny, N., & Jones, M. G. (2014). Teaching self-efficacy of science teachers. In C. Czerniak, R. H. Evans & J. Luft (Eds.), The role of science teachers’ beliefs in international classrooms: From teacher actions to student learning, (pp. 3-15).  Sense Publishers, Rotterdam.

 

Buelin, J, Clark, A. C., & Ernst, J.V. (submitted). Engineering’s Grand Challenges: Priorities and Integration Recommendations for Technology Education Curriculum Development. Journal of Technology Education.

 

Buffon, P. S., Boyer, K., Wiebe, E., & Lester, J. (June, 2015). Mind the Gap: Improving Gender Equity in Game-based Learning Environments with Learning Companions. AIED 2015, Madrid, Spain.

 

Buffon, P. S., Lobene, E. V., Frankosky, R. H., Boyer, K., Wiebe, E., & Lester, J. (March, 2015). A Practical Guide to Developing and Validating Computer Science Knowledge Assessments with Application to Middle School. SIGSCE, Kansas City, MO. https://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2676723.2677295

 

Childers, G., Jones, M. G., Watson, K., Williamson, K., Hoette, V. (submitted) Touching the Stars: Making Astronomy Accessible for Students with Visual Impairments

 

Childers, G. & Jones, G. (2014). Students as virtual scientists: A review of remote microscopy use in education. In A. Mendez-Vilas (Ed.), Microscopy: advances in scientific research and education (1195-1198). Formatex Research Center: Spain

 

Corin, E., Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Childers, G., & Stevens, V. (submitted). Science hobbyists: Active users of the science-learning ecosystem.

 

Denson, C.D., & Buelin-Biesecker, J.K. (2015). Investigating the relationship between creative self-efficacy and students’ creative outcomes Proceedings accepted for the American Society for Engineering Education, Seattle, WA.

 

Denson, C.D. & Lammi, M.D. (2014). Building a framework for engineering design experiences in high school. Journal of Technology Education, 26(1), 75-87.

 

Denson, C.D., & Buelin-Biesecker, J.K., Lammi, M., & D’Amico, S., (in press). Developing instrumentation for assessing creativity in engineering. Journal of Technology Education

 

Denson, C.D., & Stallworth, C., Hailey, C., & Householder, D., (in press). Benefits of informal learning environments: A focused examination of STEM-based informal learning environments. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research.

 

Denson, C.D., Lammi, M.D., Foote, T., & Bottomley, L., (under review).Value of informal learning environments for students engaged in an engineering design challenge. Journal of Technology Studies.

 

Ernst, J.V. & Clark, A.C.  (2014). Self-regulated learning of engineering design graphics students at risk.  Journal of Engineering Technology, (31)2, 26-32.

 

Ernst, J.V., Lane, D. & Clark, A.C. (accepted). Pictorial visual rotation ability of engineering design graphics students. Engineering Design Graphics Journal.

 

Ernst, J.V., Segedin, L.J.., Clark, A.C., & DeLuca, V.W. (2014).  Technology, engineering, and design educator professional development system implementation:  Initial pilot results.  Published Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, IN, #8919

 

Ernst, J.V., Lane, D., & Clark, A.C. (2014).  Pictorial visual rotation ability of engineering design graphics students.  Published Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, IN, #8625

 

Faulkner, V. N., Stiff, L. V., Marshall, P., Nietfeld, J., & Crossland, C. L. (2014). The Impact of Race and Teacher Perceptions as Predictors of Algebra Placement. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 45(3), 288-311.

 

Faulkner, V. N., Stiff, L.V., Marshall, P.L., & Crossland, C.L. (2015).  Less is more: Teacher impressions, mathematics placement and closing the achievement gap. Mathematics Teacher (manuscript in preparation).

 

Goodale, T. & Hughes, C.E. (2015) Mind Your P’s and Q’s: Developing Creativity in the Early Science Classroom. The Interplay of Creativity and Giftedness in Science Education, Eds. Demetrikopoulos, M.K  & Pecore, J.L Institute for Biomedical Philosophy, Dunedin, Fl.

 

Goodale, T., (2014) Science Teacher Professional Development in Education for Sustainability, Handbook on Urban Environmental Education, Ed. Kudryavtsev, A., Environmental Education Capacity Project,  Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

Grafsgaard, J. F., Wiggins, J., Vail, A., K., Boyer, K. E., Wiebe, E. N., & Lester, J. C. (November, 2014). The Additive Value of Multimodal Features for Predicting Engagement, Frustration, and Learning during Tutoring. ICMI https://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2663204.2663264

 

Hollebrands, K. (2015). Using a dynamic software program for high school geometry: A look at strategies students employ. In E. Silver & P. Kenney (Eds.). More lessons learned from research (pp. 203 – 212). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

 

Hollebrands, K. & Okumus, S. (2014). High school students’ reasoning about properties of solids using DGS. In P. Liljedahl, C. Nicol, S. Osterle, D. Allan (Eds.) Proceedings for the Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the North America Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.

 

Hollebrands, K., Lee, H., Pulis, T., Gonzalez, M., & Starling, T. (under review). Prospective secondary mathematics teachers’ design and implementation of dynamic geometry tasks. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education.

 

Hollebrands, K. F., Lee, H. S., Starling, T.T., Gonzalez, M. D., Pulis, T. (Under Review). Prospective Teachers’ Design and Implementation of Technology-based Geometry Tasks. Submitted to Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, March 2015

 

Hollebrands, K., Cayton, C., Okumus, S., & Boehm, E. (under review). Types of questions posed during pivotal teaching moments in technology-intensive secondary geometry classrooms. Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education.

 

Hollebrands, K.F., McCulloch, A.W.,Lee, H.S., Chander, K., & Nickell, J. Prospective teachers’ incorporation of technology in mathematics lesson plans.  (proposal accepted)

 

Hollebrands, K.F., McCulloch, A.W., & Chandler, K. Technology-based geometric functions: High school students approaches and strategies  (in progress)

 

Hollebrands, K., Lee, H.S., & McCulloch, A. (under review). Mathematics teachers’ design of lesson plans using technology. Handbook of Research on Transformation Mathematics Teacher Education.

 

Jacobs, B., Lee, H. S., Tran, D., & Doerr, H. M. (February 2015). Improving teachers’ reasoning about sampling variability: A cross institutional effort. In Proceedings of Ninth Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education. https://www.cerme9.org/scientific-activities/twg-papers/.

 

Jones, M. G. (2015 online).  Science Kits. L. Rennie and R. Gunstone (Eds), Encyclopedia of Science Education. (pp. 1-2 ). Springer, Netherlands.

 

Jones, M. G., Childers, G.,Emig, B., Chevrier, J., Stevens, V., & Tan, H. (in press), The efficacy of visuohaptic simulations in teaching concepts of thermal energy, pressure and random motion, In ESERA 2013 Book of Selected Papers.

 

Jones, M. G. & Legon, M. (2014). Teacher attitudes and beliefs:  Reforming practice. In N. Lederman & S. Abell, (Eds), Handbook of Research on Science Teaching, (pp. 830-847). Routledge, NY.

 

Jones, M.G. & Magana, A. (2015). Haptic technologies to support learning. In J.M. Spector (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Technology, Sage Publications, (pp. 331-332), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Jones, M. G. (2015 online).  Science Kits. L. Rennie and R. Gunstone (Eds), Encyclopedia of Science Education. (pp. 1-2 ). Springer, Netherlands

 

Jones, M. G., Childers, G.,Emig, B., Chevrier, J., Stevens, V., & Tan, H. (in press), The efficacy of visuohaptic simulations in teaching concepts of thermal energy, pressure and random motion, In ESERA 2013 Book of Selected Papers.

 

Jones, M. G. & Legon, M. (2014). Teacher attitudes and beliefs:  Reforming practice. In N. Lederman & S. Abell, (Eds), Handbook of Research on Science Teaching, (pp. 830-847). Routledge, NY.

 

Jones, M.G. & Magana, A. (2015). Haptic technologies to support learning. In J.M. Spector (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Technology, Sage Publications, (pp. 331-332), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

 

Jones, M. G. (2015 online).  Science Kits. L. Rennie and R. Gunstone (Eds), Encyclopedia of Science Education. (pp. 1-2). Springer, Netherlands.

 

Jones, M.G. & Magana, A. (2015). Haptic technologies to support learning. In J.M. Spector (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Technology, Sage Publications, (pp. 331-332), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

 

Jones, M. G. & Legon, M. (2014). Teacher attitudes and beliefs:  Reforming practice. In N. Lederman & S. Abell, (Eds), Handbook of Research on Science Teaching, (pp. 830-847). Routledge, NY.

 

Jones, M. G., Childers, G.,Emig, B., Chevrier, J., Stevens, V., & Tan, H. (in press), The efficacy of visuohaptic simulations in teaching concepts of thermal energy, pressure and random motion, In ESERA 2013 Book of Selected Papers.

 

Keene, K., Hall, W., & Duca, A., (2014). Sequence limits in calculus: Using design research and building on intuition to support instruction. ZDM: International Journal for Mathematics Education.

 

Kelly, W. F., Branoff, T. J., & Clark, A.C. (2014).  Spatial ability measure in an introductory graphic communications course.  Published Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, IN, #8768

 

Kier, M. W.*, Blanchard, M. R., Osborne, J. W., & Albert, J. L.* (2014).  The  Development of the STEM Career Interest Survey (STEM-CIS).  Research in Science Education, 44(3), 461-481.

 

Kier, M. W.* & Blanchard, M. R. (2015).  My Friends call me “Quick Clutch”:  Uncovering Students’ Identification with STEM Careers during an Intervention in a Rural, High Poverty Middle School.  Science Education (Accepted with major revisions)

 

Lammi, M. & Denson, C., (under review). Modeling as an engineering habit of mind and practice. Advances in Engineering Education.

 

Lammi, M. & Denson, C., (under review). A community of practice to develop, teach, and disseminate learning in engineering design. Frontiers in Education.

 

Lammi, M., Wells, J., Gero, J., Paretti, M., Williams, C. (2014, October). Initial findings of high school pre-engineering and non-engineering students’ design cognition. Paper presented at Frontiers in Education; Madrid, Spain.

 

Lee, H. S., Tran, D., Nickell, J., & Doerr, H. M. (February 2015). Simulation approaches for informal inferences: Models to develop understanding. In Proceedings of Ninth Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education. https://www.cerme9.org/scientific-activities/twg-papers/.

 

Lee, H. S., Doerr, H. M., Tran, D., & Nickell, J. (Under review). A modeling perspective on probabilistic reasoning when designing simulations for resampling. Invited paper for special issue on Research on Learning and Teaching Probability within Statistics. Statistics Education Research Journal, May 2015.

 

Lee, J. K., Spires, H. A., Young, C. A., Hollebrands, K., & Wiebe, E. (2015) Portraits Of One-To-One Learning Environments In A New Learning Ecology. International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research 10(3).

 

Lee, T. & Jones, M. G. (submitted). Instructional representations as tools to teach systems thinking. In K. Halverson, Towards a Framework for Representational Competence in Science Education, Springer.

 

Lee, T. & Jones, M. G. (submitted). Instructional representations as tools to teach systems thinking. In K. Halverson, Towards a Framework for Representational Competence in Science Education, Springer.

 

Lee, T. & Jones, M. G. (submitted). Instructional representations as tools to teach systems thinking. In K. Halverson, Towards a Framework for Representational Competence in Science Education, Springer.

 

Lee, T. & Jones, M. G. (submitted). Instructional representations as tools to teach systems thinking. In K. Halverson, Towards a Framework for Representational Competence in Science Education, Springer.

 

Leeman-Munk, S., Smith, A., Mott, B., Wiebe, E., & Lester, J. (June, 2015). Two Modes are Better Than One: A Multimodal Assessment Framework Integrating Student Writing and Drawing. AIED 2015, Madrid, Spain.

 

LePrevost, C. E., Blanchard, M. R., & Cope, W. G. (2014).  Personal Goals and Perceived Barriers of Farmworker Pesticide Trainers: Implications for Workplace Safety and Health.  Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 20(4), 267-282.

 

Lu, R., Goodale, T. A. & Guo, Y. (2014). Impact of Videoconference with Native English Speakers on EFL Learners’ Oral Competence and Self-Confidence. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 54-60.

 

Madden, L. & Wiebe, E. N. (2014). Multiple Perspectives on Elementary Teachers’ Science Identities: A Case Study. International Journal of Science Education. doi: 10.1080/09500693.2014.987715.

 

Madden, L. Bedward, J., Wiebe, E. N., & Benitez-Nelson, C. R. (2014). Lessons Learned in Summer Camp: A Case Study of the Learning Paths of Three Campers. Electronic Journal of Science Education.

 

Marshall, P.L, DeCuir-Gunby, J.T., & McCulloch, A.W. Beyond Axioms and Orthodoxy: A critique of culturally relevant pedagogy in elementary teaching and professional development (completed manuscript due to editor August 2015 – contract with Rowman & Littlefield)

 

Mayes, R., Lehr, R., & Jones, M. G. (in press). Chapter 10: Using Mathematics, Information and Computer Technology, and Computational Thinking. In C. Schwarz (Ed). Next Generation Science Standards Practices. National Science Teachers Association.

 

Mayes, R., Lehr, R., & Jones, M. G. (in press). Chapter 10: Using Mathematics, Information and Computer Technology, and Computational Thinking. In C. Schwarz (Ed). Next Generation Science Standards Practices. National Science Teachers Association.

 

McCulloch, A.W., Lee, H.S., & Hollebrands, K.F. Preparing to teaching mathematics with technology: An integrated approach to algebra (available online)

 

Min, W., Frankosky, M. H., , Mott, B., Rowe, J., Wiebe, E., Boyer, K., & Lester, J. (June, 2015). DeepStealth: Leveraging Deep Learning Models for Stealth Assessment in Game-based Learning Environments. AIED 2015, Madrid, Spain.

 

Nickell, J., & Lee, H. S. (in press). Making sense of data: Context matters. To appear in Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

 

Niess, M., Driskell, S., & Hollebrands, K. (Eds. in preparation). Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

 

Okumus, S. & Hollebrands, K. (under review). Prospective mathematics teachers’ reasoning about 3D minimization tasks using Cabri 3D. International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology.

 

Okumus, S., Wiebe, E., Hollebrands, K. & Patterson, L., (under review). Utility and Usability as factors influencing teacher decisions about software integration. Educational Technology Research & Development.

 

Patterson, L., Okumus, S., Wiebe, E., & Hollebrands, K. (under review) Utility and usability as factors influencing teacher decisions about software. Educational Technology Research & Design.

 

Rasmussen, C. & Keene, K. (in review). Software Tools That Do More with Less. Teaching Mathematics and its Applications

 

Ryals, M., & Keene, K. (2015). The transition from AP to college calculus: Students’ perceptions of factors for success. In Proceedings of the 18th Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Annual Conference. Pittsburgh, PA

 

Sharek, D. S. & Wiebe, E. (2015). Investigating Real-time Predictors of Engagement: Implications For Adaptive Videogames. International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations. 7(1). 21-39. doi: 10.4018/IJGCMS.2015010102

 

Sharek, D. & Wiebe, E. (2014). Measuring Video Game Engagement Through the Cognitive and Affective Dimensions. Simulation and Gaming. doi: 10.1177/1046878114554176

 

Shelton, A., Smith, A., Wiebe, E., Berhle, C., Sirkin, R., & Lester, J. (under review). Drawing and Writing in Digital Science Notebooks: Sources of Formative Assessment Data. Journal of Science Education and Technology.

 

Simmons, P., Ernst, J.V., Clark, A.C., & DeLuca, V.W. (submitted).  Where do we go from here?  A research synthesis for science, technology, and engineering teacher education.  Review of Educational Research.

 

Simmons, P. 2015. Vincent Lunetta: A Pioneer and Advocate for Science and Technology Education And for International Collaboration IN Going Back to Our Future II: Carrying Forward the Spirit of Pioneers of Science Education. Pedersen, J. (Ed.). Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC. In press (invited / chapter).

 

Simmons, P., Ernst, J., Clark, A., & DeLuca, W. 2015. A Review of Science, Engineering and Technology Teacher Education: Where Do We Go From Here? Review of Educational Research, under review.

 

Starling, T. T., & Lee, H. S. (in press). Synchronous online discourse in a technology methods course for middle and secondary prospective mathematics teachers. To appear in Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, July 2015.

 

Stiff, L. V., Norwood, K. S., & Thompson, L. L. (2015). Fraction Operations: It’s Not How Much, but How Many? Mathematical Thinking and Learning.

 

Thrasher, E., & Keene, K. (2014). Prospective mathematics teachers’ perceptions of mathematical models. International Conference Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Psychology of Mathematics Education. 249.

 

Unfried, A., Faber, M., Stanhope, D. & Wiebe, E. (2015). The development and validation of a measure of student attitudes toward science, technology, mathematics, and engineering. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. doi: 10.1177/0734282915571160

 

Ward, E., Lammi, M. (2014, October). Development of an instrument to measure the Self-efficacy of Teaching Engineering Design (SETED). Paper presented at Frontiers in Education; Madrid, Spain.

 

Wells, J., Lammi, M., Grubbs, M., Gero, J.S., Paretti, M., & Williams, C. (2014, December). Design cognition of high school students: Initial comparison of those with and without pre-engineering experiences. Paper presented at 8th Biennial International Conference on Technology Education Research; Sydney, Australia.

 

Williams, T.O., Ernst, J.V., & Clark, A.C.  (under review).  An analysis of Career and Technical educator characteristics from the Schools and Staffing Survey.  Career and Technical Education Research.

 

Vail, A. Boyer, K., Wiebe, E. & Lester, J. (June, 2015). The Mars and Venus Effect: The Influence of User Gender on the Effectiveness of Adaptive Task Support. UMAP 2015, Dublin, Ireland.

 

Wiebe, E. & Sharek, D. (in review). Engagement in eLearning. In H. O’Brien & M. Lalmas (Eds.), Cross disciplinary perspectives on user engagement. New York: Springer.

 

Wiebe, E., Thompson, I., & Behrend, T. (in press). MOOCs from the viewpoint of the learner: A response to Perna. Educational Researcher.

 

Wiebe, E., Lamb, A., Hardy, M. & Sharek, D. (2014). Measuring engagement in video game-based environments: Investigation of the User Engagement Scale. Computers in Human Behavior 32(3). 123-132. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2013.12.001

 

Wiebe, E. (2015). Memory and science learning. In R. Gunstone (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Science Education. Springer Dordrecht, New York. doi 10.1007/978-94-007-6165-0_122-2