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

Telling Others about Your Research, Julie Barnett, Glynis M. Breakwell, and Daniel B. Wright

Big Questions and New Methods, Glynis M. Breakwell, Daniel B. Wright, and Julie Barnett

Research Methods in Psychology, Glynis M. Breakwell, Daniel B. Wright, and Julie Barnett

Research Questions, Design, Strategy and Choice of Methods, Glynis M. Breakwell, Daniel B. Wright, and Julie Barnett

Relations Between Graduates’ Learning Experiences and Employment Outcomes: A Cautionary Note for Institutional Performance Indicators, Jason L. Brown, Sara J. Hammer, Harsha N. Perera, and Peter McIlveen

Descriptive Statistics: Graphical and Numerical Methods, Marianna E. Carlucci and Daniel B. Wright

Inferential Statistics, Marianna E. Carlucci and Daniel B. Wright

Cognitive Tasks in the Core Content Areas: Factors That Influence Students' Technology Use In High-School Classrooms, Nathan A. Hawk, Vanessa W. Vongkulluksn, Kui Xie, and Margaret A. Bowman

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

Lessons From a Co-Design Team on Supporting Student Motivation in Middle School Science Classrooms, Gwen C. Marchand, Jennifer A. Schmidt, Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia, Christopher J. Harris, David McKinney, and Pei Pei Liu

A Negotiated Disadvantage? California Collective Bargaining Agreements and Achievement Gaps, Bradley D. Marianno

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

Career Assessment, Peter McIlveen, Harsha N. Perera, Jason Brown, Michael Healy, and Sara Hammer

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

Faculty Perspectives on Using High School Data in an Era of Placement Testing Reform, Federick Ngo, David Velasquez, and Tatiana Melguizo

A Multidimensional, Person-Centred Perspective on Teacher Engagement: Evidence From Canadian and Australian Teachers, Harsha N. Perera, Sündüs Yerdelen, Peter McIlveen, and Rachel Part

Rhode Island, Jacob Skousen

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

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Development and Validation of a Measure of Birth-Related PTSD for Fathers and Birth Partners: The City Birth Trauma Scale (Partner Version), Rebecca Webb, Ann M. Smith, Susan Ayers, Daniel B. Wright, and Alexandra Thornton

Ethics, Daniel B. Wright, Julie Barnett, and Glynis M. Breakwell

Psychology as a Science: What is Science?, Daniel B. Wright, Julie Barnett, and Glynis M. Breakwell

Creating Latent Variables, Daniel B. Wright and Sarah M. Wells

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

In a State of Becoming: How Institutions Communicate Asian American and Pacific Islander- and Latinx-Servingness Through Campus Artifacts, Cynthia M. Alcantar, Blanca E. Rincon, and Kristine J. Espinoza

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

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

"We Need to Be In the Classroom More": Veteran Teachers’ Views on Teacher Preparation and Retention, Jori S. Beck, Christina Lunsmann, and Tiberio Garza

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

Succeeding During Your Mid-career in University Settings, Amy M. Briesch, Karen C. Stoiber, Samuel Y. Song, and Erin Dowdy

Measurement Invariance Testing in Counseling, Ching-Chen Chen, Jared M. Lau, George B. Richardson, and Chia-Liang Dai

Measurement Invariance Testing in Counseling, Ching-Chen Chen, Jared M. Lau, George B. Richardson, and Chia-Liang Dai

Understanding Teacher Technology Integration From Expectancy-Value Perspectives, Sheng-Lun Cheng, Lin Lu, Kui Xie, and Vanessa W. Vongkulluksn

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

Going the Distance: What School Administrators Can Learn from One-to-One Laptop Schools, Miguel Gonzales and Iesha Jackson

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

A Latent Profile Analysis of Undergraduates’ Achievement Motivations and Metacognitive Behaviors, and Their Relations to Achievement in Science, Wonjoon Hong, Matthew L. Bernacki, and Harsha N. Perera

School Principals’ and Counselors’ Focus on College-Going: The Impact of School Leader Expectations and Primary Counseling Goals on Postsecondary Education, Jungnam Kim, Rachel Louise Geesa, and Kaylee McDonald

School Principals’ and Counselors’ Focus on College-Going: The Impact of School Leader Expectations and Primary Counseling Goals on Postsecondary Education, Jungnam Kim, Rachel Louise Geesa, and Kaylee McDonald

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

Increasing Partnerships in Educational Leadership and School Counseling: A Framework for Collaborative School Principal and School Counselor Preparation and Support, Rachel Louise Geesa, Renae D. Mayes, Kendra P. Lowery, Marilynn M. Quick, Lori G. Boyland, Jungnam Kim, Nicholas P. Elam, and Kaylee M. McDonald

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

Nevada Educator Performance Framework: Impact and Validity Report, Bradley Marianno, Tiberio Garza, Jonathan Hilpert, and Adam Kho

Semantic Consciousness and Inhabiting a Languacultural Community: A Sociocultural Approach, Steven G. McCafferty

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

Promoting Community Engagement and Action Research, Antoinette H. Miranda and Samuel Y. Song

The Equity Rankings: An Alternative Assessment of U.S. Higher Education, 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

Using the Critical Questions Model of Argumentation for Science Teacher Professional Learning and Student Outcomes, Edward M. Nussbaum, Lixian Tian, Michael S. Van Winkle, Harsha N. Perera, LeAnn G. Putney, and Ian J. Dove

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

Self-Efficacy and Interest as Synergistic Mechanisms of Personal Agency: A Social Cognitive View, Harsha Perera, Peter McIlveen, Chyna J. Miller, Rachel Part, and Ana P.S. Loures-Elias

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

Teachers’ Use of Critical Questions for Argument Evaluation, Michael Van Winkle, LeAnn G. Putney, and Edward M. Nussbaum

Cultivating Self-Compassion in Adolescents, Tam Villar

Investing Time in Technology: Teachers’ Value Beliefs and Time Cost Profiles for Classroom Technology Integration, Vanessa W. Vongkulluksn, Kui Xie, and Nathan A. Hawk

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

Gain Scores, ANCOVA, and Propensity Matching Procedures for Evaluating Treatments in Education, Daniel B. Wright

Improving Trust in Research: Supporting Claims with Evidence, Daniel B. Wright

A Person-Centered Approach to Examining High-School Students’ Motivation, Engagement and Academic Performance, Kui Xie, Vanessa W. Vongkulluksn, Lin Lu, and Sheng-Lun Cheng

An Ecological Approach to Understanding the Pervasive and Hidden Shame in Complex Trauma, Peitao Zhu, Jared Lau, and Carryl P. Navalta

An Ecological Approach to Understanding the Pervasive and Hidden Shame in Complex Trauma, Peitao Zhu, Jared Lau, and Carryl P. Navalta