Recent Publications

October 24, 2023

(SLIDES) Identifying Boundaries and Contexts of an Affective Trait: Belonging in Science for High School Students.Jeske, S., Harris, R., & Morell, L., slides.

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.

July 20-23, 2023

(SLIDES) Advancing Assessment: Utilizing Item Response Theory and Rasch Analysis to Improve Likert Survey Research. Bhatti, H. A., Gochyev, P., Wilson, M., & Full, R .J. . Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER), Minneapolis .slides

June 5, 2023

(BOOK) Constructing Measures: An Item Response Modeling Approach, 2nd edition. Mark Wilson. Routledge. publisher site.

June 2, 2023

(ABSTRACT)  Teen Wellness Connection.Nielsen, K., Harris, R., Jeske, S., Marcelo, M., Morell, L., Wilson, M., Xue, M., & Phillips, M., Poster at NIH SciEd Conference, Washington DC. See page 90 of conference final report.

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 18-21, 2023

(SLIDES) A Scientific Approach to Assessment: The Four Building Blocks and How Science Works. Bhatti, Mehta, McNeil, Yang, & Wilson. International Conference for the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Chicago, IL. slides

April 13, 2023

(CONFERENCE PAPER) Interrogating Student Engagement in a Culturally Responsive Manner: A Malaysian Classroom Perspective.  Tan, K, Clinton, J., & Wilson, M. Roundtable Presentation, AERA Annual Meeting, Chicago. 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

February 25, 2023

(BOOK) Measurement Across the Sciences: Developing a Shared Concept System for Measurement, 2nd edition. Luca Mari, Mark Wilson, Andrew Maul. Springer Series in Measurement Science and Technology (SSMST) open access

October 7, 2022

(SLIDES) An Empirically-Based Systematic Design for Assessment. Morell, L., Presented at the Science and Technology Education (STE) Conference, Porto, Portugal. slides.

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

June 1, 2022

(SLIDES) Developing and Disseminating a SEPA Project's Results and Material. Morell, L., Nielsen, K., & Phillips, M., Presented to Roundtable Session at the National Institutes of Health SciEd Conference, Washington, DC. slides.

April 12, 2022

(SLIDES) Patterns in Science: An Initial Construct Map in the Context of Ecosystems. Gunckel, K. & Morell, L., Presented at BEAR Seminar, UC Berkeley, California. slides.

March 27-30, 2022

(CONFERENCE PAPER) 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. slides paper.

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