Publications by the faculty of University of Nevada, Las Vegas Department of Educational Psychology & Higher Education.

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Submissions from 2021

An Exploration of Factors Impacting Middle School Students' Attitudes Toward Computer Programming, Mete Akcaoglu, Joshua M. Rosenberg, Charles B. Hodges, and Jonathan C. Hilpert

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Teachers’ Unions, Collective Bargaining, and the Response to COVID-19, Annie A. Hemphill and Bradley D. Marianno

The Effect of Teachers’ Union Contracts on School District Efficiency: Longitudinal Evidence From California, Bradley D. Marianno, Paul Bruno, and Kathrine O. Strunk

A Pedagogical Model of Autonomy, Competence and Relatedness for Pre-Service Teacher Educators, Brad McLennan, Peter McIlveen, and Harsha Perera

Infusing Global and Intercultural Perspectives to Transform School Psychology and School Psychologists, Bonnie Kaul Nastasi, Mary (Rina) M. Chittooran, Prerna Arora, and Sam Song

Growth Mindset Development in Design-Based Makerspace: A Longitudinal Study, Vanessa W. Vongkulluksn, Ananya M. Matewos, and Gale M. Sinatra

Submissions from 2020

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Assessing Quality in Systematic Literature Reviews: A Study of Novice Rater Training, Sandra Acosta, Tiberio Garza, and Hsien-Yuan Hsu

International Handbook of Career Guidance, James A. Athanasou and Harsha Perera

Personal Welfare Through Career Guidance, James A. Athanasou and Harsha N. Perera

Traditional Principals’ Reaction to a Charter School Opening, Dana L. Bickmore

How Aspiring Principals Applied Course-Based Learning to Develop School Improvement Plans, Dana L. Bickmore, Maria M. Roberts, and Miguel M. Gonzales

The Uncertain State of Work in the US: Profiles of Decent and Precarious Work, David L. Blustein, Harsha N. Perera, A. J. Diamonti, Ellen Gutowski, Tera Meerkins, Alekzander Davila, Whitney Erby, and Lily Konowitz Boston College

The Uncertain State of Work in the U.S.: Profiles of Decent Work and Precarious Work, David L. Blustein, Harsha N. Perera, A. J. Diamonti, Ellen Gutowski, Tera Meerkins, Alekzander Davila, Whitney Erby, and Lily Konowitz

Teachers’ Exposure to Professional Development and the Quality of Their Instructional Technology Use: The Mediating Role of Teachers’ Value and Ability Beliefs, Margaret A. Bowman, Vanessa W. Vongkulluksn, Zilu Jiang, and Kui Xie

The Dimensional Structure of Metaphors of Career and Their Relations to Career Agency, Job Search Self-Efficacy, and Negative Career Outlook, Allison Creed, Peter McIlveen, and Harsha Perera

The Dimensional Structure of Metaphors of Career and Their Relations to Career Agency, Job Search Self-Efficacy, and Negative Career Outlook, Allison Creed, Peter McIlveen, and Harsha Perera

We're Caught In Between Two Systems: Exploring New Accountability Challenges of Dual Credit Implementation, Julia C. Duncheon and Stefani R. Relles

The Adolescent Peer System and Academic Engagement, Carrie J. Furrer and Gwen C. Marchand

"There Was Something Missing": How Latinas Construct Compartmentalized Identities in STEM, Ariana L. Garcia, Blanca Rincón, and Juanita K. Hinojosa

Exploring Sense of Belonging, Socioacademic Integrative Moments, and Learning Communities Related to ELs’ Persistence Based on Reenrollment Decisions in Community Colleges, Tiberio Garza, Margarita Huerta, Hugo A. García, and Jared Lau

Leading 1:1 Laptop Schools: Roles, Risks, and Reflections of School Site Administrators, Miguel Gonzales

Implementing School Improvement Plans: Perceptions and Implications of Aspiring Principals for Educational Leadership Programs, Miguel M. Gonzales, Dana L. Bickmore, and Maria B. Roberts

Supporting English Language Learners in College Science Classrooms Insights from Chemistry Students, Eshani N. Lee, Markay Orgill, and Carolanne Kardash

Crisis and Adolescents, Patrice M. Leverett, Stephanie D'Costa, Heather Cassella, and Manan Shah

Complex Systems Approaches to Educational Research: Introduction to the Special Issue, Gwen C. Marchand and Jonathan C. Hilpert

Complex Systems Approaches to Educational Research: Introduction to the Special Issue, Gwen C. Marchand and Jonathan C. Hilpert

Decent Work’s Association With Job Satisfaction, Work Engagement, and Withdrawal Intentions in Australian Working Adults, Peter McIlveen, P. Nancey Hoare, Harsha N. Perera, Chris Kossen, Louisa Mason, Shannon Munday, Carolyn Alchin, Allison Creed, and Nicole McDonald

Mis/Alignment Between High School and Community College Standards, Tatiana Melguizo and Federick Ngo

Inside the Math Trap: Chronic Math Tracking From High School to Community College, Federick J. Ngo and David Velasquez

The Equity Cost of Inter-Sector Math Misalignment: Racial and Gender Disparities in Community College Student Outcomes, Federick Ngo and Tatiana Melguizo

The Equity Cost of Inter-Sector Math Misalignment: Racial and Gender Disparities in Community College Student Outcomes, Federick Ngo and Tatiana Melguizo

Critical Integrative Argumentation: Toward Complexity in Students’ Thinking, E. Michael Nussbaum

Learning to Use Benefit-Cost Arguments: A Microgenetic Study of Argument-Counterargument Integration in an Undergraduate Seminar Course, E. Michael Nussbaum and LeAnn G. Putney

The Effect of Developmental Math on STEM Participation in Community College: Variation by Race, Gender, Achievement, and Aspiration, Elizabeth S. Park and Federick Ngo

The Effect of Developmental Math on STEM Participation in Community College: Variation by Race, Gender, Achievement, and Aspiration, Elizabeth S. Park and Federick Ngo

The Role of Math Misalignment in the Community College STEM Pathway, Elizabeth S. Park, Federick Ngo, and Tatiana Melguizo

Revisiting the Dimensionality of Subjective Task Value: Towards Clarification of Competing Perspectives, Rachel Part, Harsha N. Perera, Gwen C. Marchand, and Matthew L. Bernacki

Abuse and Misuse of Psychometrics as a Threat to Vocational Psychology, Harsha Perera and Peter McIlveen

Person-Centered Research in Vocational Psychology: An Overview and Illustration, Harsha N. Perera, Danette Barber, and Peter McIlveen

Teachers' Self-Efficacy Beliefs for Teaching Math: Relations With Teacher and Student Outcomes, Harsha N. Perera and Jennifer E. John

Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Beliefs for Teaching Math: Relations With Teacher and Student Outcomes, Harsha N. Perera and Jennifer E. John

Anchoring Comunidad: How First- and Continuing-Generation Latinx Students in Stem Engage Community Cultural Wealth, Blanca E. Rincón, Érica Fernández, and Mary C. Dueñas

Latinx Students Charting Their Own STEM Pathways: How Community Cultural Wealth Informs Their STEM Identities, Blanca E. Rincón and Sarah Rodriguez

"I wanted to follow in her footsteps": Activating, Nurturing, and Extending Community Cultural Wealth for Students of Color Entering STEM Pathways, Blanca Rincon, Erica Fernandez, and Juanita K. Hinojosa

Partnering for Authenticity to Prepare School Administrators, Maria B. Roberts, Miguel M. Gonzales, and Dana L. Bickmore

Engaging Parents, Family and the Community for Improving Educational Outcomes for 3rd-5th Grade English Learner Children: A First-year Program Implementation, Patsy J. Robles-Goodwin, Jessica C. Salazar, Tiberio Garza, Bertha Y. Torres, and Carlos Martinez

"When You Take This Jump and Cross Racial Boundaries": Parents' Experiences of Raising Multiracial Children, Atsuko Seto, Kent Becker, and Jared Lau

Chinese International Students’ Multicultural Identity and Second Language Development: Gesture Awareness and Use, Lixian Tian and Steven G. McCafferty

Teacher Perceptions of Daily Physical Activity and Perceived Contextual Barriers to the Implementation of Daily Physical Activity, Natasha Williams and Harsha N. Perera

Submissions from 2019

The Accountability Culture: a Systematic Review of High-Stakes Testing and English Learners in the United States During No Child Left Behind, Sandra Acosta, Tiberio Garza, Hsien-Yuan Hsu, Patricia Goodson, Yolanda Padrón, Heather H. Goltz, and Anna Johnson

Exploring the Role of Self-Efficacy in Prospective Teachers' Career Decision-Making, Lisa Bendixen, Raelynn Frazier, and Wendy J. Hoskins

Participatory Concept Mapping as an Integration Tool in Mixed Methods Research: Exploring Preservice Teachers’ Epistemic Cognition and Teaching Orientation, Lisa Bendixen and Nicole Klimow

Principal Transformative Learning through Mentoring Aspiring Administrators, Dana L. Bickmore and Lydia Diane Davenport

Preventing Extra Costs: The Impact of Faculty Satisfaction and Morale, Celeste M. Calkins, Michelle M. Chavez, and Vicki J. Rosser

Exploring Success: Variations in Division I Student-Athlete Academic and Athletic Performance, Alice Corkill, Marissa K. Nichols, and Nancy L. Lough

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Middle Grades Principal Credentialing: A Vanishing Requirement, Christina DiGaudio and Dana L. Bickmore

"A Ditcher and a Scholar": Figuring College-Going Identities in an Urban Magnet High School, Julia Duncheon and Stefani R. Relles

Do We Belong? A Conceptual Model for International Students’ Sense of Belonging in Community Colleges, Tiberio Garza, Hugo A. Garcia, and Katie Yeaton-Hromada

Educational Leadership in Costa Rica: A Case Study of Elementary School Principals and the National Program of Science and Technology Fairs, Miguel Gonzales

Power Play: An Assistant Principal’s Dilemma and Unexpected Rise to School Leadership, Miguel M. Gonzales

School Technology Leadership Vision and Challenges: Perspectives From American School Administrators, Miguel M. Gonzales

Fostering a Culture of Innovation: A Case Study of Elementary School Principals in Costa Rica, Miguel M. Gonzales and Richard Sorti

Franchise Model Schools: Rethinking Educational Practices and Structures, Miguel Gonzales and Maria Roberts

Relations Among Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Beliefs, Engagement, and Work Satisfaction: A Social Cognitive View, Helena Granziera and Harsha N. Perera

Individual Differences in Revising (and Maintaining) Accurate and Inaccurate Beliefs About Childhood Vaccinations, Erica D. Kessler, Jason L.G. Braasch, and Carolanne M. Kardash

Giving Community College Students Choice: The Impact of Self-Placement in Math Courses, Holly Kosiewicz and Federick Ngo

Theoretical Frameworks on Environments, Tonisha B. Lane and Blanca E. Rincón

The Handbook on the Business of Women's Sport, Nancy Lough and Andrea N. Geurin

Sponsorship of Women's Sport, Nancy Lough and Greg Greenhalgh

Compared to What? Changes in Interest Group Resources and the Proposal and Adoption of State Teacher Policy, Bradley D. Marianno

Outside the Scope: The Effect of Michigan Public Act 103 on Teacher Mobility, Bradley Marianno and Tara Kilbride

Comparative Analysis of Chinese and Western Authors’ Use of Evidentiality, Steven Mccafferty, Tian Dong, Shaoan Zhang, and Lu Qiu

Mixed Methods in Educational Psychology Inquiry, Matthew T. McCrudden, Gwen Marchand, and Paul Schutz

High School All Over Again: The Problem of Redundant College Mathematics, Federick J. Ngo

Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander Student Progression Through Community College: A Disaggregated Transcript Analysis, Federick Ngo and Jenna Sablan

A Framework for Career Reconstruction Following Personal Injury and Disability, Harsha Perera and James A. Athanasou

Introduction: An International Handbook of Career Guidance, Harsha N. Perera and James A. Athanasou

Teacher Self-Efficacy Profiles: Determinants, Outcomes, and Generalizability Across Teaching Level, Harsha N. Perera, Celeste Calkins, and Rachel Part

A Multidimensional, Person-Centered Perspective on Teacher Engagement: Evidence from Canadian and Australian Teachers, Harsha Perera, Sündüs Yerdelen, Peter McIlveen, and Rachel Part

Introduction to the Special Issue on Fostering Collective and Self-Efficacy: Examining New Directions in Efficacy in Education, Leann G. Putney and Suzanne H. Jones

“Just the Beginning of Something Great”: A Telling Case of Action-Based Hope and Collective Classroom Efficacy, Leann G. Putney and Suzanne H. Jones

Hegemony, Principal Preparation, and the Language of the Oppressor: The Elusive Preparation of Socially Just School Leaders, Jacob D. Skousen

Leadership for Social Justice in High-Poverty Schools: Exploration of Equity and Fundraising in an Urban-Suburban School, Jacob D. Skousen and Elizabeth Domangue

Aligning Educational Objectives with Educational Activities: Examination of Student Perceptions on Two Asynchronous Learning Activities, Jacob D. Skousen and Spencer C. Weiler

Psychotherapy and the Moral Realism of Charles Taylor, Brent D. Slife, Eric A. Ghelfi, and Nathan M. Slife

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Negotiating the Great Recession: How Teacher Collective Bargaining Outcomes Change in Times of Financial Duress, Katharine O. Strunk and Bradley D. Marianno

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Allocation to Groups: Examples of Lord's Paradox, Daniel B. Wright

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Research Methods for Education With Technology: Four Concerns, Examples, and Recommendations, Daniel B. Wright

Speed Gaps: Exploring Differences in Response Latencies Among Groups, Daniel B. Wright

Treating Rapid Responses as Incorrect for Non-Timed Formative Tests, Daniel B. Wright

Canine-Assisted Interviews Bolster Informativeness for Negative Autobiographical Memories, Daniel Wright, Amy L. Capparelli, Quincy C. Miller, and Kamala London

Submissions from 2018

Negative Career Outlook and the Working Alliance in Career Counseling, Carolyn Alchin, Peter McIlveen, and Harsha N. Perera

The Role of Situational Interest in Personalized Learning, Matthew L. Bernacki and Candace Walkington

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Understanding Teacher Turnover in Two Charter Schools: Principal Dispositions and Practices, Dana L. Bickmore and Margaret Mary Sulentic Dowell

Achievement Goal Orientation in Chinese societies: Implications for college counseling, Ching-Chen Chen, Wei-Wen Chen, George B. Richardson, Chia-Liang Dai, Jared M. Lau, and Danica G. Hays

The Effects of Retrieval Practice and Prior Topic Knowledge on Test Performance and Confidence Judgments, MeganClaire Cogliano, CarolAnne M. Kardash, and Matthew L. Bernacki

Brokering College Opportunity for First-Generation Youth: The Role of the Urban High School, Julia C. Duncheon and Stefani R. Relles

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Profiles of Psychological Resilience in College Students With Disabilities, Rahul Ganguly and Harsha Perera

Towards a Typology of Psychological Resilience, Rahul Ganguly and Harsha N. Perera

A Survival Analysis of a Language-Infused Science Inquiry Intervention for English Learners, Tiberio Garza, Margarita Huerta, Fuhui Tong, Rafael Lara-Alecio, and Beverly J. Irby