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


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


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


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


Investigating the Origins of STEM Intervention Programs: An Isomorphic Analysis, Casey E. George, Erin L. Castro, and Blanca Rincon


Relations among Math Self Efficacy, Interest, Intentions, and Achievement: A Social Cognitive Perspective, Sara Grigg, Harsha N. Perera, Peter McIlveen, and Zvetomira Svetleff


Complex Systems Research in Educational Psychology: Aligning Theory and Method, Jonathan C. Hilpert and Gwen C. Marchand


The Roles of Social Influences on Student Competence, Relatedness, Achievement, and Retention in STEM, Alexis Hilts, Rachel Part, and Matthew L. Bernacki

The Psychological Cost of College Math: Digital Learning Behaviors, Outcomes, and Genders Differences, Xing Huang, Woonjon Hong, and Matthew Bernacki

International Students in Community Colleges: On-Campus Services Used and Its Affect on Sense of Belonging, Jared Lau, Tiberio Garza, and Hugo Garcia


Design Considerations for Education Scholars Interested in Complex Systems Research, Gwen C. Marchand and Jonathan C. Hilpert


Network-based Assessment of Collaborative Research in Neuroscience, Gwen C. Marchand, Jonathan C. Hilpert, Kristine M. Bragg, and Jeffrey Cummings

After Janus: A New Era of Teachers Union Activism, Bradley D. Marianno and Katharine Strunk

Beyond the Brain: An Agentive Activity Perspective on Mind, Development, and Learning, Steven McCafferty

Vygotsky on Consciousness and the Application to Second Language Development, Steven G. McCafferty


Impact of Teachers' Career Adaptability and Family on Professional Learning, Peter McIlveen, Harsha N. Perera, Margaret Baguley, Henriette van Rensburg, Rahul Ganguly, Anne Jasman, and Julijana Veskova

Using the Psychology of Working Framework and the Social Cognitive Career Theory to Build a Research Team, Peter McIlveen, Harsha N. Perera, and David Blustein

Empowering Satisfaction: Analyzing the Relationship Between Empowerment, Work Conditions, and Job Satisfaction for International Center Managers, Jon McNaughtan, Hugo A. Garcia, Tiberio Garza, and Yvonne R. Harwood

Fractions in College: How Basic Math Remediation Impacts Community College Students, Federick Ngo

California DREAM: The Impact of Financial Aid for Undocumented Community College Students, Federick Ngo and Samantha Astudillo

Using Critical Questions to Evaluate Written and Oral Arguments in an Undergraduate General Education Seminar: A Quasi-experimental Study, Edward Michael Nussbaum, Ian J. Dove, Nathan Slife, CarolAnne Kardash, Refika Turgut, and David Vallett


Towards an Integrative Perspective on the Structure of Teacher Work Engagement, Harsha N. Perera, Lucie Vosicka, Helena Granziera, and Peter McIlveen

Vocational Interest Profiles: Profile Replicability And Relations With The Stem Major Choice And The Big-five, H N. Perera and P McIlveen

Guiding and Promoting Student Learning: Applying Theory to Practice, Leann G. Putney, Connie Malin, Teresa Miller, Sarah Crosby, and Bobbie Stanley

‘do It Yourself’ Scholarship: From Punk Rock To Qualitative Research, S Relles and R Clemens


Inside the College Writing Gap: Exploring the Mixed Messages of Remediation Support, Stafani R. Relles and Julia C. Duncheon

"Do It Yourself" Scholarship: From Punk Rock to Qualitative Research, Stefani Relles and Randall Clemens

Inside the College Writing Gap: Exploring the Mixed Messages of Remediation Support, Stefani R. Relles and Julia C. Duncheon

Does Latinx Representation Matter for Latinx Student Retention in STEM?, Blanca E. Rincón

Examining Their Employment Status and Workforce Composition, Vicki J. Rosser and Celeste M. Calkins

The What, When, And How Of Preservice Teachers And Literacy Across The Disciplines: A Systematic Literature Review Of Nearly 50 years Of Research, C E. Scott, E M. McTigue, D M. Miller, and E K. Washburn

Stereotype Threat and Gender Differences in Biology, Gita Taasoobshirazi, Christina Puckett, and Gwen Marchand

A Multimodal Exploration of Engineering Students' Emotions and Electrodermal Activity in Design Activities, Idalis Villanueva, Brett D. Campbell, Adam C. Raikes, Suzanne H. Jones, and LeAnn G. Putney

Puzzling The Pieces: Conceptual Blocks Of Engineering Student Ideas In A Service Learning Project, Idalis Villanueva, Suzanne Jones, LeAnn Putney, and Brett Campbell

Personalizing Algebra to Students’ Individual Interests in an Intelligent Tutoring System: Moderators of Impact, Candace Walkington and Matthew L. Bernacki

Personalization Of Instruction: Design Dimensions And Implications For Cognition, C Walkington and M L. Bernacki

Submissions from 2017

Exploring Bloom’s Taxonomy as a Bridge to Evaluativism: Conceptual Clarity and Implications for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing., Lisa D. Bendixen, Denise Winsor, and Raelynn Frazier


The Effects of Doodling on Recall Ability, Jason Bruce Boggs, Jillian Lane Cohen, and Gwen C. Marchand

The experiences of students who highly identify with their university’s sports team: A phenomenological analysis, Joseph S. Ervin and Victoria J. Rosser

Teacher Education Yearbook XXV: Building Upon Inspirations and Aspirations with Hope, Courage, and Strength through Teacher Educators' Commitment to Today’s Teacher Candidates and Educator Preparation, Nancy P. Gallavan and LeAnn G. Putney


Pedagogical Differences during a Science and Language Intervention for English Language Learners, Tiberio Garza, Margarita Huerta, Rafael Lara-Alecio, Beverly J. Irby, and Fuhui Tong


Science Classroom Interactions and Academic Language Use with English Learners, Tiberio Garza, Margarita Huerta, Tracy G. Spies, Rafael Lara-Alecio, Beverly J. Irby, and Fuhui Tong

Complex systems research and evaluation in engineering education, J C. Hilpert and G C. Marchand


Processes Involving Perceived Instructional Support, Task Value, and Engagement in Graduate Education, G C. Marchand and A P. Gutierrez

Forward, Steven G. McCafferty


Pre-service teachers' self-efficacy mediates the relationship between career adaptability and career optimism, B McLennan, P McIlveen, and H N. Perera

Board# 111: Using High School Transcript Data and Diagnostic Information to Fine-Tune Placement Policy and Tailor Instruction in Developmental Math, Tatiana Melguizo and Federick J. Ngo

Are fans proud of the WNBA's 'pride' campaign?, C Mumcu and N Lough


Facebook, Crowdsourcing and the Transition to College, Kimberly Nehls and Jake Livengood

How Extending Time in Developmental Math Impacts Student Persistence and Success: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity in Community Colleges, Federick J. Ngo and Holly Kosiewicz


Refutation texts for effective climate change education, M E. Nussbaum, J R. Cordova, and A P. Rehmat

Twitter vs. Facebook: Using social media to promote collaborative argumentation in an online classroom, Marissa C. Owens and Edward M. Nussbaum

Profiles of teacher personality and relations with teacher self-efficacy, work engagement, and job satisfaction, Harsha N. Perera, Helena Granziera, and Peter McIlveen


Profiles of career adaptivity and their relations with adaptability, adapting, and adaptation, Harsha N. Perera and Peter McIlveen

Teacher Education Yearbook XXV, Leann G. Putney and Nancy P. Gallavan

Expanding from Self to Collective Classroom Efficacy: A Tale of Two Classroom Communities, Leann G. Putney, Suzanne H. Jones, and Brett D. Campbell

Funds of High School to College Knowledge: Low-income Student Perceptions of Writing Standards, Stefani R. Relles

Comparing Class- and Task-Level Measures of Achievement Goals, J. Elizabeth Richey, Matthew L. Bernacki, Daniel M. Belenky, and Timothy J. Nokes-Malach


Fostering an environment for resilience among Latino youth: Characteristics of a successful college readiness program, H H. Rivera, T Garza, M Huerta, R Magdaleno, E Rojas, and D Torres Moron

ESPs: Employment and Living Wage Update, Vicki J. Rosser and Celeste M. Calkins

Online Collaborative Misconception Mapping (CMM) Strategy Enhancing Health Sciences Students" Discussion and Knowledge of Basic Statistical Concepts, Magdalena Sas, Lisa D. Bendixen, Kent Crippen, and Sterling Saddler


Stories of a Transformative Mentorship: Graduate Student Glue, Chyllis E. Scott and Diane M. Miller

The effects of developing language and literacy on Spanish reading comprehension, Tracy G. Spies, Rafael Lara, Fuhui Tong, Beverly Irby, Tiberio Garza, and Margarita Huerta


Stereotype threat and gender differences in chemistry, C E. Sunny, G Taasoobshirazi, L Clark, and G Marchand

Submissions from 2016


A Short Form of the Career Interest Test 21-CIT, Cristy Bartlett, Harsha N. Perera, and Peter McIlveen

Teaching for epistemic change in elementary classrooms, Lisa Bendixen


Closing up shop: Perspectives on the departmental/ programmatic elimination experience., Susan B. Donoff and Vicki J. Rosser


Safety climate in defense explosive ordnance: survey development and model testing, Gerard J. Fogarty, Peter J. Murphy, and Harsha N. Perera


Resilience: distinct construct or conglomerate of existing traits?, Gerard J. Fogarty and Harsha N. Perera


Evaluating measures of optimism and sport confidence, Gerard J. Fogarty, Harsha N. Perera, Andrea J. Furst, and Patrick R. Thomas

Beacon Academy: Examining the graduation rate, Tiberio Garza


Improving Student-Athlete Academic Success: Evaluation of Learning Support Tools utilized by Academic Advisors for Athletics, Jeff Grandy, Nancy Lough, and Chyna Miller


Rediscovering Classism: The Humanist Vision for Economic Justice, Arie T. Greenleaf, Manivong J. Ratts, and Samuel Y. Song


A two-process model of metacognitive monitoring: Evidence for general accuracy and error factors, A P. Gutierrez, Gregory Schraw, Fred Kuch, and A S. Richmond

Jere brophy: The texas years, Gene Hall

We Learned Each Other and Then We Taught Each Other: Developing Collective Classroom Efficacy Through the Students’ Eyes, Suzanne H. Jones and LeAnn G. Putney


Do Dispositional Characteristics Influence Reading? Examining the Impact of Personality on Reading Fluency, S Kathleen Krach, Michael P. McCreery, Scott A. Loe, and William P. Jones


Plausibility judgments in conceptual change and epistemic cognition, Douglas Lombardi, Edward M. Nussbaum, and Gale M. Sinatra


Review: The Athletic Trap: How College Sports Corrupted the Academy, Nancy Lough

I Am Bolder: A Social Cognitive Examination of Road Race Participant Behavior, Nancy L. Lough, Jennifer R. Pharr, and Andrea Geurin


Marketing Women’s Sport: A European v. North American Perspective, Nancy Lough and Ceyda Mumcu


A thematic analysis of career adaptability in retirees who return to work, Jennifer Luke, Peter McIlveen, and Harsha N. Perera


The validity of CAAS scores in divergent social occupations, Peter McIlveen, Harsha N. Perera, P Nancey Hoare, and Brad McLennan


Examination of Women's Sports Fans' Attitudes and Consumption Intentions, Ceyda Mumcu, Nancy Lough, and John Barnes


Losing the Lake: Simulations to promote gains in student knowledge and interest about climate change., Edward Michael Nussbaum, Marissa C. Owens, Gale M. Sinatra, Abeera P. Rehmat, Jacqueline R. Cordova, Sajjad Ahmad, Fred C. Harris, and Sergiu M. Dascalu