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

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Submissions from 2017

Introducing Aaron Levy and His Novel, Blood Don't Lie., Steven T. Bickmore

Introducing Maddy Lederman, author of Edna in the Desert, Steven T. Bickmore

Exploring Music Connections and Opportunities in Brendan Kiely’s The Last True Love Story, Steven T. Bickmore and Isaac L. Bickmore

Understanding of the Role of Leningrad in World War II through M. T. Anderson’s Symphony for the City of the Dead, Steven T. Bickmore and Paul E. Binford

Las Vegas Strong. Find the helpers. On Tuesday Morning I Found Kathryn Erskine Once Again., Steven T. Bickmore and Kathryn Erskine

We are Mostly Immigrants: Thanks Bryan Ripley Crandall, Steven T. Bickmore and Bryan Ripley Crandall

Crossing Selma's Bridge: Integrating Visual Discovery Strategy and Young Adult Literature to Promote Dialogue and Understanding, Steven T. Bickmore, Gretchen Rumohr-Voskuil, and Paul E. Binford

Where Are the People of Color?: Representation of Cultural Diversity in the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and Advocating for Diverse Books in a Non-Post Racial Society, Steven T. Bickmore, Yunying Xu, and Myra Infante-Sheridan

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

Attentive reading and research in the Arne Nixon Center, Denise Davila and Patricia Enciso

Convenient Books for Inconvenient Truths About Earth's Ecosystem and Human Activities, Denise Davila, Sophie M. Ladd, Amanda K. Melilli, Yunying Xu, and Julie Carbaugh

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

The Latinx Family: Learning y La Literatura at the Library, Denise Dávila, Max Vasquez-Dominguez, and Silvia Noguerón

“That sh*t’s rude!”: Religion, Picture Books, and Social Narratives in Middle School, Denise Davila and Allison Volz

The influence of an authentic engineering design experience on elementary teachers’ nature of engineering views, Hasan Deniz, Ezgi Yesilyurt, Erdogan Kaya, and Mohamed Trabia

Reivew: 2017 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction, Cyndi Georgis, Mary Ann Cappiello, Denise Davila, Jeanne Gilliam Fain, Jennifer M. Graff, Marianne Richardson, and Scott Riley

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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

Research-based Resources to Achieve Excellence in Teaching History., Greg J. Levitt, Steven J. Grubaugh, Allen Donald Deever, and Gabe Gonzales

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

Review: The Work and Lives of Teachers: A Global Perspective, Katrina Liu

The impact of an integrated STEM after-school program on elementary students' beliefs about the role of the teacher., Cathrine Maiorca and Micah S. Stohlmann

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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

Proceedings for the 44th annual meeting of the research council on mathematics learning, Travis A. Olson

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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

Constructing a Community of Practice: Started by faculty—Owned by students, Chyllis E. Scott

Book Review: Personal, Narrative, Revised, Chyllis E. Scott and Denise Davila

Review: WHAM! Teaching with Graphic Novels Across the Curriculum by Brozo, Moorman, and Meyer., Chyllis E. Scott, Cadence Taylor, Bridgette Buhlman, Ana Dunne, Chelsea Garmon, Nerissa Lopez, and Alexandria Miles

Elementary Mathematical Modeling: Get in the GAIMME, Micah Stohlmann

Mathematical Modeling with Middle School Students: The Robot Art Model-eliciting Activity, Micah Stohlmann

Desmos Battleship, Micah S. Stohlmann

The impact and reach of elementary grades mathematical modelling, Micah S. Stohlmann and Louis Albarracin

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

#Indigenous: tracking the connective actions of Native American advocates on Twitter, Sharon Tettegah

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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

A Bilingual Kids’ Café: Addressing Nutrition Education, Food Insecurity, and Food Literacies in a North Georgia Community, Denise Davila and Stephanie Jones

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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

Academic faculty members’ perceptions of student-veterans transition., Howard R. Gordon, Heidi Schneiter, and Ross Byrant

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

Creating Teachers’ Digital Toolboxes through Modeling: Lessons Learned from Technology Rich Teacher Education Classrooms, Tracey S. Hodges and Chyllis E. Scott

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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

Examining teachers’ behavioral management charts: A comparison of Class Dojo and paper-pencil methods, Kathleen Krach, Michael P. McCreery, and Hillary Rimel

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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