AACR Publications

We are pleased to share with you some of our academic publications and other recent efforts to disseminate important developments and research to the broader community. Some publications may be downloadable directly from us, while others may be accessed through the Journal publisher provided in the links. Please feel free to contact the author(s) if you have specific questions about any of the work listed here.

2012

Nehm, R. H., & Haertig, H.. (2012). Human vs. Computer Diagnosis of Students’ Natural Selection. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 21(1), 56-73. doi:10.1007/s10956-011-9282-7

2011

Haudek, K. C., Kaplan, J. J., Knight, J., Long, T., Merrill, J. E., Munn, A., et al.. (2011). Harnessing Technology to Improve Formative Assessment of Student Conceptions in STEM: Forging a National Network. CBE - Life Sciences Education, 10, 149-155. presented at the Summer. doi:10.1187/cbe.11-03-0019
Ha, M., & Nehm, R. H.. (2011). Comparative Efficacy of Two Computer-assisted Scoring Tools for Evolution Assessment. In National Association of Research in Science Teaching. presented at the April 3-6, 2011, Orlando, FL.
Ladue, N., Sibley, D. F., Goldwater, M., Libarkin, J. C., & Gentner, D.. (2011). Causality in Analogies Generated by Expert and Novice Geoscientists. In Geological Society of American Annual Meeting. presented at the 10/2011, Minneapolis, MN.
Urban-Lurain, M. (2011). Insight into Student Thinking in STEM: Lessons Learned from Lexical Analysis of Student Writing. presented at the 10/2011, Center for Engineering Education Research; Michigan State University.
Merrill, J. E., Lyons, C., Jones, S., Moscarella, R. A., Haudek, K. C., & Urban-Lurain, M.. (2011). Computerized Lexical Analysis Reveals: Complexity of Student Ideas in Biology. presented at the 07/2011, Minneapolis, MN: Society for Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) Annual Meeting.
Jones, S., Long, T., Kostelnik, K., & Urban-Lurain, M.. (2011). Making connections: Can lexical analysis reveal students' thinking about key genetics concepts?. University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). Michigan State University East Lansing, MI. presented at the 04/2011, Michigan State University.
Lyons, C., Jones, S., Merrill, J. E., Urban-Lurain, M., & Haudek, K. C.. (2011). Moving Across Scales: Using Lexical Analysis to Reveal Student Reasoning about Photosynthesis. In National Association of Research on Science Teaching. presented at the 04/2011, Orlando, FL.
Merrill, J. E., Haudek, K. C., & Urban-Lurain, M.. (2011). Computerized Analysis of Student Writing and Student Ideas about Scientific Concepts. Network for Academic Renewal Conference. presented at the 03/2011, Miami, FL: AAC&U and PKAL .
Urban-Lurain, M. (2011). Automated Analysis Of Student Writing Reveals Student Thinking: An Innovative Assessment Methodology Built On Community Goals. 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition. presented at the 03/2011, Anaheim, CA: American Chemical Society.

2010

Haudek, K. C., Moscarella, R. A., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E.. (2010). Beyond Multiple Choice: Using Automated Analysis to Evaluate Student Writing About Biology. Michigan State University. presented at the 10/2010, Michigan State University: MSU STEM Education day.
Lyons, C., Merrill, J. E., & Urban-Lurain, M.. (2010). Beyond Multiple Choice: Heterogeneous Thinking About Photosynthesis is Revealed by Automated Analysis of Student Writing. Michigan State University. presented at the 10/2010, Michigan State University STEM Education Day.
Sibley, D. F., Gentner, D., & Libarkin, J. C.. (2010). Analogical reasoning and global change literacy. In Geological Society of American Annual Meeting. presented at the 10/2010, Denver, CO.
Haudek, K. C., Moscarella, R. A., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E.. (2010). Beyond Multiple Choice: Developing Automated Analysis of Constructed Responses. presented at the 05/2010, Michigan State University: MSU SOTL symposium.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation (DUE grants: 1438739, 1323162, 1347740, 0736952 and 1022653). Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.