Recent Publications

September 26, 2023

A Learning Progression for Understanding Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems. Dozier, S.J.; MacPherson, A.; Morell, L.; Gochyyev, P.; Wilson, M.;  Sustainability 2023, 15, 14212..  onlinefull text available.

August 1, 2023

(CHAPTER) A scientific approach to assessment: Rasch measurement and the four building blocks. Bhatti, H.A., Mehta, S., McNeil, R., Wilson, M. (2023).  In X. Liu & W. Boone (Eds.) Advances in Applications of Rasch Measurement in Science Education. Springer Nature. full text available.

June 2023

(POSTER) Learning Progressions in Science: Analyzing & deconstructing the multiple dimensions in assessment.  Morell, L., Wilson, M., & Gunckel, K.,  Paper presented in a poster session at the National Science Foundation’s Discovery Research PreK-12, DRK-12, Principal Investigators Meeting, Washington DC.  poster.

May 18, 2023

Language and literacy trajectories for dual language learners (DLLs) with different home languages: Linguistic distance and implications for practice. Joshua Sussman, Karen Draney, and Mark Wilson. Journal of Educational Psychology, vol. 115, no. 6. full text available.

April 18-21, 2023

(PRESENTATION) A learning progression for water as a limited resource and human impacts within socioecological systems.  Gunckel, K. L., Hubbard, M., Tan, S., Moreno, D., Xue, M., Morell, L., & Wilson, M. (2023, April).  International Conference for the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Chicago, IL. paper.

April 2023

Measuring Scientific Argumentation across Disciplinary Core Ideas in a Learning Progression. Xue, M., Tan, S., Morell, L., Wilson, M., & Gunckel, K. Paper presented at a roundtable session at the IOMW Conference, Chicago. paper

July 27, 2022

(REPORT)  Preschool quality and child development: How are learning gains related to program ratings? Sussman, J., Melnick, H., Newton, E., Kriener-Althen, K., Draney, K., Mangione, P., & Gochyyev, P. (2022).  Learning Policy Institute. online

March 27-30, 2022

(PRESENTATION) Improving Self-Reported Measures of Innovation Skills in an Interdisciplinary Undergraduate STEM Course. Bhatti, H. A., Gochyev, P., Wilson, M., & Full, R .J. (2022, March 27-30).  International Conference for the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Vancouver, BC, Canada. full text available.

January 13, 2022

Seeking a better balance between efficiency and interpretability: Comparing the likert response format with the Guttman response format. M Wilson, S Bathia, L Morell, P Gochyyev, BW Koo, R Smith. abstract and links. Psychological Methods 2022

July 2021

Examining the Effects of a Peer-Learning Research Community on the Development of Students’ Researcher Identity, Confidence, and STEM Interest and Engagement, BW Koo, S Bathia, L Morell, P Gochyyev, M Phillips, M Wilson, R Smith abstract paper Journal of STEM Outreach vol. 4 no. 1