Publications of the faculty of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Teaching and Learning Department.

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Submissions from 2018

Impact of Model‐based Science Curriculum and Instruction on Elementary Students' Explanations for the Hydrosphere, Ben Baumfalk, Davarati Bhattacharya, Tina Vo, Cory Forbes, Laura Zangori, and Christina Schwarz

Evolution Education Around the Globe: Conclusions and Future Directions, Lisa A. Borgerding and Hasan Deniz

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Spatial Thinking in Astronomy Education Research, Merryn Cole, Cheryl Cohen, Jennifer Wilhelm, and Rebecca Lindell

Evolutionary Theory as a Controversial Topic in Science Curriculum Around the Globe, Hasan Deniz and Lisa A. Borgerding

Evolution Education Around the Globe, Hasan Deniz and Lisa A. Borgerding

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The Student Oral Language Observation Matrix: A Psychometric Study With Preschoolers, Lindsay R. Dennis PhD; S. Kathleen Krach PhD, NCSP; Michael P. McCreery PhD; and Sarah Navarro BS

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"Color Does Not Equal Consciousness”: Educators of Color Learning to Enact a Sociopolitical Consciousness, Iesha Jackson and Michelle Knigh-Manuel

Investigating Computational Thinking Self-Efficacy Beliefs of Pre-Service Elementary Teachers, Erdogan Kaya, Ezgi Yesilyurt, Anna Danielle Newley, and Hasan Deniz

Study Of The Upper Airway Of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patient Using Fluid Structure Interaction, Yang Liu, Jennifer Mitchell, Yitung Chen, Woosoon Yim, Wenxiao Chu, and Robert C. Wang

The Power Of Ethnic Studies: Portraits Of First-generation Latina/o Students Carving Out Un Sitio And Claiming Una Lengua, N A. Marrun

My Mom Seems to have a Dicho for Everything!”: Family Engagement in the College Success of Latina/o Students, Norma Angelica Marrun

Whiteness as Property in Science Teacher Education, Felicia Moore Mensah and Iesha Jackson

Teaching K-8 Students Engineering Design Process through Zoombinis, Anna Newley, Erdogan Kaya, Hasan Deniz, and Ezgi Yesilyurt

One Size Does Not Fit All: A Critical Race Theory Perspective on College Rankings, David A. R. Richards, Janet T. Awokoya, Brian K. Bridges, and Christine Clark

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How Middle Level Science Teachers Visualize and Translate Motion, Scale, and Geometric Space of the Earth-Moon-Sun System with Their Students, Jennifer Wilhelm, Merryn Cole, Cheryl Cohen, and Rebecca Lindell

Submissions from 2017

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Elementary teachers’ perceptions about the effective features of explicit-reflective nature of science instruction, E Adibelli Sahin and H Deniz

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Evolution acceptance and epistemological beliefs of college biology students, L A. Borgerding, H Deniz, and E S. Anderson

Robo-Books: A “Secret Sauce” for STEM Education, Denise Davila, Sophie M. Ladd, and Xu Yunying

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School Integration Matters: Research-based Strategies to Advance Equity, Iesha Jackson

EEGRC poster: Improving pre-service elementary teachers' nature of engineering views with the use of EV3 robotics, E Kaya, A D. Newley, H Deniz, and E Yesilyurt

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Cultural-linguistic test adaptations: Guidelines for selection, alteration, use, and review, S K. Krach, M P. McCreery, and J Guerard

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Diagnostic Utility of the Social Skills Improvement System Performance Screening Guide, S K. Krach, M P. McCreery, Y Wang, H Mohammadiamin, and C K. Cirks

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Positive Behavioral Supports: Empirically Supported Use of Behavioral Logs, S K. Krach, M P. McCreery, R Wilcox, and S D. Focaracci

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Psychosocial Factors Impacting STEM Career Selection, Richard Lamb, Leonard Annetta, David Vallett, Jonah Firestone, Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe, Heather Walker, Nicole Deviller, and Douglas Hoston

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Creating a dialogic space for prospective teacher critical reflection and transformative learning, K Liu

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How the Human is the Catalyst: Personality, Aggressive Fantasy, and Proactive-Reactive Aggression Among Users of Social Media, Michael McCreery and S Kathleen-Krach

Being a writer and teaching writing on the 'rackety bridge': Through the lens of new teachers, Marilyn McKinney

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On the diversity and richness of understory bryophytes at Nectandra Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica, D H. Norris, E Kraichak, A C. Risk, D Lucas, D J. Allard, F Rosengren, T A. Clark, N Fenton, M Tessler, N Phephu, and E T. Lennette

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Temporal Trends and Rural-Urban Differences in Hospital Length of Stay for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders, S T.Y. Opoku, B A. Apenteng, and G Lin

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Experimental Study of Dynamic Progressive Collapse in Flat-Plate Buildings Subjected to Exterior Column Removal, Z Peng, S L. Orton, J Liu, and Y Tian

Increasing the cultural competence & responsiveness of family nurse practitioners: Preparing to work with children with behavioral challenges from high-minority low-income communities, T Robinson and C Clark

Elementary Mathematical Modeling: Get in the GAIMME, Micah Stohlmann

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Noteworthy habitat and phylogeny updates for eastern US Ulota (Orthotrichaceae, Bryophyta), M Tessler, S W. Cunningham, and T A. Clark

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Addressing location uncertainties in GPS-based activity monitoring: A methodological framework, N Wan, Kan G. Lin, and G Wilson

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Asymptotic properties of spatial scan statistics under the alternative hypothesis, T Zhang and G Lin

Submissions from 2016

Complexities of a third-space partnership in an urban teacher residency, Jori S. Beck

Critical reflection and professional accountability: One team’s experiences at the Teach to Lead Summit, Jori S. Beck and Rosemary Q. Flores

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2016 Long List National Book Award for Young People's Literature, Steven T. Bickmore

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A Confluence of Two Authors Named Chris in Georgia, Steven T. Bickmore

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Bick's Picks for 2016, Steven T. Bickmore

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Blood Brother: An introduction to Jonathan Daniels, Steven T. Bickmore

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Chris Lynch and the KSU children's and YA Literature Conference, Steven T. Bickmore

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Dr. Bickmore attends the Youngstown State University English Festival, Steven T. Bickmore

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Images and Comments from NCTE 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia, Steven T. Bickmore

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Introducing a proud teacher, writer, and UNLV College of Education Alumnus, Steven T. Bickmore

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Introducing the 2nd Issue of Study and Scrutiny, Steven T. Bickmore

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Makes Me Wanna Shut Up: Reconsidering how I used African-American Authors in My Classroom, Steven T. Bickmore

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Marveling at the work of an eleven year old (#1000BlackGirlBooks) and more Authors coming to Vegas, Steven T. Bickmore

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Music and YA Literature, Steven T. Bickmore

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NCTE 2016, The ALAN Workshop, and Introducing Maria Padian, Steven T. Bickmore

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Nothing Gold Can Stay: Ness, Hinton, Frost, Shakespeare, and Yeats, Steven T. Bickmore

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Reading Biography and Finding Our Humanity, Steven T. Bickmore

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Reminiscing on My Birthday about My Reading History and Finding Hope through Reading in the Face of Tragedy., Steven T. Bickmore

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Say His Name!, Steven T. Bickmore

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Talking about Chris Crutcher, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Banned Books., Steven T. Bickmore

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The Baton Rouge Flood of 2016. What to do? We can all help and here are some reasons why and ways to start., Steven T. Bickmore

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The National Book Award Project: The Finalists--Join the Fun!, Steven T. Bickmore

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The Vegas Valley Book Festival: Good Weather and Great Authors. As if You Needed Another Reason to Visit Las Vegas., Steven T. Bickmore

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Thinking about the Value of Reading Young Adult Nonfiction-Part 1., Steven T. Bickmore

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Thinking about the Value of Reading Young Adult Nonfiction-Part 2., Steven T. Bickmore

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Treat Yourself to a New Textbook, Steven T. Bickmore

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Using YA Wednesday as a Supplemental Text for Your Young Adult Course., Steven T. Bickmore

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YA Textbooks to add to your shelf and share with students, teachers, and librarians., Steven T. Bickmore

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The ALAN Workshop 2015 and NCTE!, Steven T. Bickmore

Music and the Young Adult Novel: Assessing How Adolescents “Read” the Music of Their Lives., Steven T. Bickmore and Isaac L. Bickmore

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Finding Renewal: YA and Music Connections and Remembering the 2015 ALAN Workshop with Alice Hays., Steven T. Bickmore and Alice Hayes

Engineering Success: Picture book Portraits for STEAM, Denise Davila

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The status of career and technical education programs in the United States, Edward Fletcher, Howard R. Gordon, Paul Asunda, and Chris Zirkle

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Sustaining Professional and Organizational Growth of the ACTER through the Value of Mentorship, Howard R. Gordon

Enchanting Encores: The Continued Legacy of Picture books and the Arts, Jennifer Graff and Denise Davila

Refocusing on Instructional Design in Assistive and Instructional Technology, Amanda K. Higgins and Randall A. Boone

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Research to Practice: Accepting the Challenge of Innovation, Kyle Higgins and Randall Boone

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Elementary School Students’ Prosocial Experiences in South Korea: A Case Study, Kyung Eun Jahng and Katrina Liu

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Childhood Geographies and Spatial Justice: Making Sense of Place and Space-Making as Political Acts in Education, S Jones, J J. Thiel, D Davila, E Pittard, J F. Woglom, X Zhou, T Brown, and M Snow

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Technology and positive behavioral interventions and support: Evaluation, selection, and implementation of computer-based socioemotional training., Kathleen Krach and Michael P. McCreery

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Participatory media for teacher professional development: toward a self-sustainable and democratic community of practice, Katrina Liu, Richard Miller, and Kyung Eun Jahng

Two Simulation Tools to Promote Learning in Science, Pamela Maher, Peter G. Schrader, and James Ormrod

Inspiring students in integrated STEM education through modeling activities, Cathrine Maiorca and Micah S. Stohlmann

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Temperament as a Behavioral Construct: Assessing the Classroom Environment and Student–Teacher Relationship, Michael P. McCreery

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Writing in the Secondary-Level Disciplines: a Systematic Review of Context, Cognition, and Content, Diane M. Miller, Chyllis E. Scott, and Erin M. McTigue

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Teaching online social skills to students with emotional and behavioral disorders, Joseph J. Morgan, Kyle Higgins, Susan Miller, Thomas B. Pierce, Randall A. Boone, and Richard D. Tandy

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Preservice Secondary Teachers Perceptions Of College-Level Mathematics Content Connections With The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, Travis A. Olson

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Is there an app for that?, Travis A. Olson and Melfried Olson

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2016 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children, Detra Price-Dennis, Barbara Kiefer, Denise Davila, Angie Zapata, Franki Sibberson, Joyce Herbeck, and Stacey Ross

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Exploring elementary teachers’ perceptions about the developmental appropriateness and importance of nature of science aspects, Elif Adibelli Sahin and Hasan Deniz

Secondary teacher candidates’ learning lesson planning, Christina Santoyo and Shaoan Zhang

Secondary Teacher Candidates' Lesson Planning Learning, Christina Santoyo and Shaoan Zhang

Breaking SPORE: Building Instructional Value in Science Education using a Commercial, Off-the Shelf Game, Peter G. Schrader, Hasan Deniz, and Joshua Keilty

Does multimedia theory apply to all students? The impact of multimedia presentations on science learning, Peter G. Schrader and Eric E. Rapp

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Competencies, challenges, and changes: A US perspective on preparing twenty-first century teachers and leaders, L Schrum, D S. Niederhauser, and Neal B Strudler

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Testing black hole neutrino-dominated accretion discs for long-duration gamma-ray bursts, C Y. Song, T Liu, W M. Gu, and J X. Tian

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What is known about elementary grades mathematical modelling, Micah Stohlmann and Lluis Albarracin

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What is Known About Secondary Grades Mathematical Modelling, Micah S. Stohlmann, Lina DeVaul, Charlie Allen, Amy Adkins, Taro Ito, Dawn Lockett, and Nick Wong

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Examining Student Cognitive and Affective Engagement and Reading Instructional Activities: Spanish-Speaking English Learners' Reading Profiles, Ana Taboada Barber, Melissa Gallagher, Peet Smith, Michelle M. Buehl, and Jori S. Beck

Emotions, Technology and Social Media, Sharon Y. Tettegah

Emotions, Technology and Health, Sharon Y. Tettegah and Yolanda Evie Garcia

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Preface, Sharon Y. Tettegah and Michael P. McCreery

Emotions, Technology, Design and Learning, Sharon Y. Tettegah and Safiya Umoja Noble

Principles of Discussion in Qualitative Educational Research, Shaoan W. Zhang