Publications by Year

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.


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
Wagner, S. Evans. (2012). {Real-time evidence for age grad(ing) in late adolescence}. Language Variation and Change, 24, 179–202. presented at the jul. doi:10.1017/S0954394512000099
Wagner, S. Evans. (2012). {Age Grading in Sociolinguistic Theory}. Language and Linguistics Compass, 6, 371–382. presented at the jun. doi:10.1002/lnc3.343
Wolf, S. F., Dougherty, D. P., & Kortemeyer, G.. (2012). Empirical approach to interpreting card-sorting data. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 8, 15. doi:10.1103/PhysRevSTPER.8.010124
Wolf, S. F., Dougherty, D. P., & Kortemeyer, G.. (2012). Rigging the deck: Selecting good problems for expert-novice card-sorting experiments. Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 8, 020116. doi:10.1103/PhysRevSTPER.8.020116


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.
SABER2011_talk.pdf (600.35 KB)
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.
CEER_seminar__4oct11final_0.pdf (3.07 MB)
Caballero, M. D., Kohlmyer, M., & Schatz, M.. (2011). Fostering Computational Thinking In Introductory Mechanics. In Physics Education Research Conference 2011. presented at the August 3-4, Omaha, Nebraska.
1112.5069.pdf (267.94 KB)
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.
Ha_Nehm_NARST_2011_0.pdf (708.62 KB)
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.