Publications

Baepler, P., Walker, J.D., Brooks, D.C., Saichaie, K., & Peterson, C.I. (2016). Active learning classrooms: History, research, and practice. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
TAGS: Active Learning, Learning Spaces, Faculty Development

Bradforth, S.E., Miller, E.R., et al. Nature 523, 282–284 (16 July 2015) doi:10.1038/523282a. Student pathway ribbon work led by Molinaro is highlighted in this comment piece.
TAGS: Analytics

Allen, G., Guzman-Alvarez, A., Molinaro, M., & Larsen, D. (2015, January). "Assessing the Impact and Efficacy of the Open-Access ChemWiki Textbook Project." Educause Learning Initiative Brief.
TAGS: Chemistry Education, OER, Analytics

Guzman-Alvarez, A., Diaz, R., Smith, A., & Molinaro, M. (2014, June). Now You SeeIt, Now You Don’t: Using SeeIt to Compare Stacked Dotplots to Boxplots. American Statistical Association Statistics Education Web.
TAGS: Statistics, Data Visualization

Saichaie, K., & Morphew, C.C. (2014). What college and university websites reveal about the purposes of higher education. Journal of Higher Education 85(4), 499-530.
TAGS: Educational Value; Organizational Identity; Discourse Analysis

Smith, A., Molinaro, M., Lee, A., & Guzman-Alvarez, A. (2014, November). Thinking with Data: Students Use Authentic Data to Form Evidence-Based Conclusions and Think like a Scientist. The Science Teacher, 81(8), 58.
TAGS: K-12, Statistics, Data Visualization

Van Horne, S., Murniati, C., Saichaie, K., Jesse, M., Florman, J.C., & Ingram, B.F. (2014). Using qualitative research to assess teaching and learning in technology-infused TILE classrooms. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2014: 17–26.
TAGS: Faculty Development, Qualitative Research, Learning Spaces

Ormand, C. J., Manduca, C., Shipley, T. F., Tikoff, B., Harwood, C. L., Atit, K., & Boone, A. P. (2014). Evaluating Geoscience Students' Spatial Thinking Skills in a Multi-Institutional Classroom Study. Journal of Geoscience Education,62(1), 146-154. Awarded Outstanding paper of the year for JGE.
TAGS: STEM Education research

Roseler, K., Paul, C. A., Theisen C. H., Felton, M., Knowing what to look for: Identifying the key features of evidence-based practices for STEM instructors, Journal of Research in Science Teaching (in review, Submitted March 2015.)
TAGS: STEM Education reseasrch

Molinaro, M., “Enhancing Teaching and Learning: Potential and Reality,” Chapter 10 in Searching for Better Approaches: Effective Evaluation of Teaching and Learning in STEM. Research Corporation for Science Advancement (2105) p 73-80.
TAGS: Teaching and Learning, STEM