The work of the CREATE Institute is to Innovate, Investigate, and Inform. 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.
Using student writing and lexical analysis to reveal student thinking about the role of stop codons in the central dogma. CBE - Life Sciences Education, 15(4), pii: ar65. presented at the 12/2016. doi:10.1187/cbe.15-12-0267. (2016).
Organizing for Teacher Agency in Curricular Co-Design. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 25, 531-564. doi:10.1080/10508406.2016.1207541. (2016).
The Importance of Random Assortment and Blinding in Qualitative Data Analysis. Baltimore, MD. presented at the 04/2016.. (2016).
Assessing student understanding of core principle structure and function. In Society for Advancement of Biology Education Research Annual Meeting.. (2015).
Measuring semantic similarity in written text: Applications to learning and assessment. In NARST 2015 Annual International Conference. presented at the 04/2015.. (2015).
Analysis of Teachers' Thinking about Pedagogical Practices in College Biology Courses. In University of Georgia Research Experiences for Undergraduates Poster Session.. (2015).
Assessment item "Cover Stories", semantic similarity and successful computerized scoring of open-ended text. In NARST 2015 Annual International Conference. presented at the 04/2015.. (2015).
Exploring the use of machine translation and machine grading of open-ended assessments in international comparison studies. In European Science Education Research Association Meeting.. (2015).
Exploring students' evolutionary explanations across natural, sexual, and artificial selection secenarios. In NARST 2015 Annual International Conference. presented at the 04/2015.. (2015).
Construction of rubrics to evaluate content in students' scientific explanation using computerized text analysis. In NARST 2015 Annual International Conference. NARST.. (2015).
Everyone Knows What a Histogram Is: Or Do They?. In Department of Statistics, University of Auckland, Invited Seminar.. (2015).
Changing learning by using student ideas to drive instruction. In University of Colorado, Internal Faculty Seminar.. (2015).
Changing learning by using student ideas to drive instruction. In University of Georgia, Invited Faculty Seminar.. (2015).
Designing Research-Based Learning Environments for Students and Faculty. In Department of Education and Professional Studies, Science and Technology Education Group, King's College, Invited Talk.. (2015).
Biology Central Dogma: What are the Student Learning Challenges?. In University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum.. (2015).
Student writing reveals misconceptions in the Central Dogma of Biology. In The Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences.. (2015).
Using faculty learning communities to promote the development of student‐centered biology instructors. In Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research. SABER.. (2015).
Faculty Learning Communities as a Focus for Assessment-Driven Instructional Change. In CREATE for STEM Mini Conference.. (2015).
Automated Analysis of Constructed Responses (AACR): Promising approach to explore student thinking in STEM. In CREATE Postdocs Brown Bag Lunch.. (2015).
The Central Dogma of molecular biology: Investigating student challenges understanding transcription. In Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research. SABER.. (2015).