CET Research Fellows' Publications

CET Research Fellows' Publications

 

This is a collection of publications derived from the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Educational Transformation (CET) Research Fellows. More information about our funded projects can be found at the Center for Educational Transformation website.

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Projects from 2019

Hip-Hop Literacy Project, Dongyub Back, Shuaib Meacham, and Lamont Muhammad

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Practical Art Projects Related to Children’s Picture Books about Ecology, Jennifer L. Hageman, Natalia Martín Martín, Sarah E. Montgomery, and Audrey C. Rule

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Networking Practitioner Research: Leveraging Digital Tools as Conduits for Collaborative Work, Nicholas E. Husbye, Julie Rust, Christy Wessel Powell, Sarah Vander Zanden, and Beth Buchholz

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Exploring Preservice Teachers’ Still-Life Paintings of Crystals with Artist-Focused Compared to Science-Focused Introductions, Mahjabeen Hussain, Dessy Stoycheva, Audrey C. Rule, and Denise A. Tallakson

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A Content Analysis of Thirty Children’s Picture Books about Ecology, Natalia Martín Martín, Jennifer L. Hageman, Sarah E. Montgomery, and Audrey C. Rule

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Girls Explore Math Careers by Making 3D-Constructions of Diverse Women Mathematicians’ Lives, Audrey C. Rule, Dana Atwood Blaine, Clayton M. Edwards, and Mindy Gordon

Building Resiliency to Trauma through Mindfulness and the Arts, Denise Tallakson and Mason Kuhn

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Fossil Mobiles: Exploring the Process of Art as Science Inquiry for Elementary Students through a Grounded Theory Study, Jolene K. Teske, Courtney Clausen, Harun Parpucu, Phyllis Gray, and Audrey C. Rule

Light and Shadow, Beth Van Meeteren

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Ocean Underwater Scene Dioramas of First Graders with Submarine Porthole Views, Ksenia Zhbanova, Audrey C. Rule, and Denise A. Tallakson

Submissions from 2018

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Shaping Supervisory Working Alliance From a Distance, Tawny Chamberlain and Carol Smith

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Increasing Stem Literacy Via an Informal Learning Environment, Christa D. Jackson and Margaret J. Mohr-Schroeder

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Ecosystem Shake Up: An Environmental Change Adaptation Project, Hannah E. Morgan, Dana Atwood-Blaine, and Audrey C. Rule

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Arts Integration into Elementary Science: Force and Motion and Natural Disasters, Eric C. Ooms, Tabitha M. Wu, Ashley R. Kokemuller, Sarah E. Montgomery, and Audrey C. Rule

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Students' Perceptions of STEM Learning After Participating in a Summer Informal Learning Experience, Thomas Roberts, Christa Jackson, Margaret J. Mohr-Schroeder, Sarah B. Bush, Cathrine Maiorca, Maureen Cavalcanti, D. Craig Schroeder, Ashley Delaney, Lydia Putnam, and Chase Cremeans

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Center for Educational Transformation, Research and Development Center Annual Report, November 2018, University of Northern Iowa. Center for Educational Transformation.

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First Opinion: A Response to Glenn Ringtved’s Cry, Heart, but Never Break, Sarah Vander Zanden

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Editorial: Arts Integration Allows Students the Opportunity to be Original, Ksenia S. Zhbanova and Audrey C. Rule

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Spotlight on Edward de Bono Thinking Skills and Twice-Exceptional Gifted Learners Applied to Mars Mysteries in NASA Photographs, Ksenia S. Zhbanova and Audrey C. Rule

Submissions from 2017

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Students Explore Fossil Creatures of the Cambrian Period Burgess Shale through Model-Making, Andrea Anderson, Ksenia Zhbanova, Phyllis Gray, Jolene K. Teske, and Audrey C. Rule

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Ecosystem Food Web Lift-the-Flap Pages, Dana L. Atwood-Blaine, Audrey C. Rule, and Hannah Morgan

Handbook of Research on Classroom Diversity and Inclusive Education Practice (Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design), Christina M. Curran and Amy J. Petersen

Dog in the Classroom, Jessica Fordice and Mason Kuhn

Dog in the Classroom, Jessica Fordice and Mason Kuhn

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Integrating Multimodal Arguments Into High School Writing Instruction, Emily Howell, Tracy Butler, and David Reinking

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Cinematherapy in Gifted Education Identity Development: Integrating the Arts Through STEM-themed Movies, Timothy C. Kangas, Michelle Cook, and Audrey C. Rule

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Fifth Graders’ Creativity in Inventions with and without Creative Articulation Instruction, Darcie K. Kress and Audrey C. Rule

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Reading Nonfiction Science Literature with and without Arts Integration Activities, Elizabeth McCartney, Catherine Mochal, Victoria Boyd, Audrey C. Rule, and Sarah E. Montgomery

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Challenging Elementary Learners with Programmable Robots during Free Play and Direct Instruction, Kimberly S. McCoy-Parker, Lindsey N. Paull, Audrey C. Rule, and Sarah E. Montgomery

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Sixth Graders Investigate Models and Designs through Teacher-Directed and Student-Centered Inquiry Lessons: Effects on Performance and Attitudes, Benjamin D. Olsen and Audrey C. Rule

3S1. Building Resilience in Students Using a Trauma-Informed Lens: Results of a Pilot Study, Carol Kose Smith, Armeda Stevenson Wojciak, and Janis Powers

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CET Research Brief #2 June 2017, University of Northern Iowa. Center for Educational Transformation.

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University of Northern Iowa Youth Arts Summit: Mentoring and Empowering Youth Voice Through the Arts, Angela Waseskuk, Alyssa Bruecken, Heidi Fuchtman, Shauib Meacham, Emmett Phillips, Courtney Clausen, and Wendy Miller

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Middle Level Preservice Teachers Experience a Natural History Arts-Integrated Interdisciplinary Thematic Unit, Carolyn A. Weber and Audrey C. Rule

Submissions from 2016

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Motion virtual manipulatives in the elementary math classroom, Cole Boudreau Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Water Play, Jane E. Cline and Brandy A. Smith

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School Counselors' Experiences Working with Digital Natives: A Qualitative Study, Laura L. Gallo, Meredith Rausch, Carol Klose Smith, and Susannah Wood

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Shadow Puppet Plays in Elementary Science Methods Class Help Preservice Teachers Learn about Minority Scientists, Phyllis Gray, Audrey C. Rule, Anneliese Gentzsch, and Denise Tallakson

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Learning Form and Function by Dance-Dramatizing Cultural Legends to Drum Rhythms Wearing Student-Made Animal Masks, Phyllis Gray, Audrey C. Rule, Gloria Kirkland Holmes, Stephanie R. Logan, Andrea L. Alert, and Cynthia A. Mason

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Creating in a Participatory Culture: Perceptions of Digital Tools Among Teachers, Emily Howell, Rebecca Kaminski, and Sarah Hunt-Barron

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Fourth Graders Make Inventions using SCAMPER and Animal Adaptation Ideas, Mahjabeen Hussain and Anastasia Carignan

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Reading media literature with young people, Amy Petersen Jensen

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Using Creativity from Art and Engineering to Engage Students in Science, Mason Albert Kuhn, Scott Greenhalgh, and Mark McDermott

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Pedagogical Voyeurism: Dialogic Critique of Documentation and Assessment of Learning, Eugene Matusov, Ana Marjanovic-Shane, and Sohyun Meacham

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Editorial: Welcome to the Journal of STEM Arts, Crafts, and Constructions, Audrey C. Rule

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Spatial Thinking Skills and STEM Connections: How Does this Issue Address Them?, Audrey C. Rule

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Art-Integration through Making Dioramas of Women Mathematicians’ Lives Enhances Creativity and Motivation, Audrey C. Rule, Dana L. Atwood-Blaine, Clayton M. Edwards, and Mindy M. Gordon

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Literacy and Arts-Integrated Science Lessons Engage Urban Elementary Students in Exploring Environmental Issues, Audrey C. Rule, Phyllis Gray, Caroline Elser, and Julie Leigh Klein

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CET Research Brief #1 July 2016, University of Northern Iowa. Center for Educational Transformation.

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An examination of teachers' planning processes as they seek to integrate technology into literacy instruction, Lindsay Woodward

Submissions from 2015

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Mathematical Game Creation and Play Assists Students in Practicing Newly-Learned Challenging Concepts, Kalyn Jon Cody, Audrey C. Rule, and Benjamin R. Forsyth

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Supporting Teachers in Integrating Digital Technology Into Language Arts Instruction to Promote Literacy, Jamie Colwell and Amy C. Hutchison

STEM Learning with Young Children: Inquiry Teaching with Ramps and Pathways, Shelly Counsell, Lawrence T. Escalada, Rosemary Geiken, Melissa Sander, Jill M. Uhlenberg, Beth Van Meeteren, Sonia Yoshizawa, and Betty L. Zan

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STEM Learning with Young Children: Inquiry Teaching with Ramps and Pathways, Shelly Counsel, Lawerence Escalada, Rosemary Geiken, Melissa Sander, Jill Uhlenburg, Beth Dykstra Van Meeteren, Sonia Yoshizawa, and Betty Zan

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A Look at Summer Reading Programs Across Iowa, Salli Forbes, Amy Hutchison, and Kristen Missall

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CREATING ARGUMENTS USING A MULTILITERACIES APPROACH: A FORMATIVE EXPERIMENT, Emily Howell

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Technology Integration: What's Your Next Step, Amy C. Hutchison

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Upper Elementary Students Creatively Learn Scientific Features of Animal Skulls by Making Movable Books, Juile L. Klein, Phyllis Gray, Ksenia S. Zhbanova, and Audrey C. Rule

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Encouraging Teachers to W.A.I.T Before Engaging Students In Next Generation Science Standards STEAM Activities., Mason Kuhn

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Shut Up and Listen! How Experiences as a Learner and a Culture Shock Shifted my Focus of Teacher Knowledge in a Science Classroom, Mason Kuhn

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Do teacher judgment accuracy and teacher feedback predict student achievement in elementary and middle-school science?, Mason Albert Kuhn Open Access Dissertation 2017 Award

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Activities for Challenging Gifted Learners by Increasing Complexity in the Common Core, Alyssa McKeone, Lenora Caruso, Kailyn Bettle, Ashley Chase, Bridget Bryson, Jean S. Schneider, and Audrey C. Rule

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South Korean Teachers’ Perceptions of Integrating Information and Communication Technologies into Literacy Instruction, Sangho Pang, David Reinking, Amy C. Hutchison, and Deanna Ramey

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South Korean Teachers’ Perceptions of Integrating Information and Communication Technologies into Literacy Instruction, Sangho Pang, David Reinking, Amy Hutchison, and Deanna Ramey

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Invention through Form and Function Analogy, Audrey C. Rule

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Creating Cartoons to Promote Leadership Skills and Explore Leadership Qualities, Latisha L. Smith, C. K. Clausen, J. K. Teske, M. Ghayoorrad, P. Gray, Mason Albert Kuhn, Sukainah Subia, Dana L. Atwood-Blaine, and Audrey C. Rule

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Hands-On Russian Culture Lessons, Ksenia S. Zhbanova, Audrey C. Rule, and Michelle L. Tichy

Submissions from 2014

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Multimodal Arguments, Technology, and Social Issues: A Formative Experiment, Emily Howell, Tracy Butler, and David Reinking

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Fifth Graders' Enjoyment, Interest, and Comprehension of Graphic Novels Compared to Heavily-Illustrated and Traditional Novels, Kimberly Ann Jennings, Audrey C. Rule, and Sarah M. Vander Zanden

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Teacher-made Tactile Science Materials with Critical and Creative Thinking Activities for Learners Including those with Visual Impairments, J. Teske, P. Gray, C. K. Clausen, Latisha L. Smith, S. A. Alsubia, M. Ghayoorad, Audrey C. Rule, and J. S. Schneider

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Making Dioramas of Women Scientists Help Elementary Students Recognize Their Contributions, Jolene K. Teske, Phyllis Gray, Julie L. Klein, and Audrey C. Rule

Submissions from 2013

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Class, Status, Poverty, and Capital: A Guide to Social Stratification in Career Counseling, Tina M. Anctil, Brian Hutchison, and Carol Klose Smith

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iPads as a Literacy Teaching Tool in Early Childhood, Beth Beschorner and Amy C. Hutchison

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Ipads as Tools for Communication with Parents, Beth Beschorner and Amy C. Hutchison

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Social Studies Content Reading about the American Revolution Enhanced with Graphic Novels, Kari Bosma, Audrey C. Rule, and Karla K. Krueger

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"Being Grown": How Adolescent Girls with Disabilities Narrate Self-Determination and Transitions, Danielle Cowley

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Analyzing the Creative Problem-Solving Process: Inventing a Product from a Given Recyclable Item, Caralee K. Doak, Stacey M. Jambura, Jason A. Knittel, and Audrey C. Rule

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Using explicit teaching, modeling, and feedback to facilitate vocabulary instruction for early childhood educators, Emily A. Howell

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Editor’s Introduction, Amy Petersen Jensen

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Editor’s Introduction, Amy Petersen Jensen

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Teaching Primary Grade Students Perfectionism Through Cartoons Compared to Bibliotherapy, Miranda L. Zousel, Audrey C. Rule, and Stephanie R. Logan

Submissions from 2012

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Using Blogs to Promote Literary Response during Professional Development, Jamie Colwell, Amy C. Hutchison, and David Reinking

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Cartoons for Teaching Elementary Students about Bullying, Audrey C. Rule, S. R. Logan, and Frank W. Kohler

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Creativity and Thinking Skills Integrated into a Science Enrichment Unit on Flooding, Audrey C. Rule, Jean Suchsland Schneider, Denise A. Tallakson, and Diane Highnam

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Using a Thinking Skills System to Guide Discussions During a Working Conference on Students with Disabilities Pursuing STEM fields, Audrey C. Rule and Greg P. Stefanich

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Small Mammal Jointed Models to Make, Description Cards, and a Menu of Follow-on Activities in Different Intelligence Areas, Audrey C. Rule and Sarah M. Vander Zanden

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Second Graders’ Recycled/Craft Item Products Demonstrate Life Cycle Content Knowledge and Creativity Skills, Angela Naomi Webb and Audrey C. Rule

Submissions from 2011

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Creative Product Problem-solving Game, Audrey C. Rule, K. Zhbanova, A. Hileman Webb, Jordan P. Evans, J. S. Schneider, Harun Parpucu, S. Logan, B. Van Meeteren, Z. Alkouri, and Blake S. Ruane

Submissions from 2009

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS’ UNDERSTANDINGS OF ALGEBRAIC GENERALIZATIONS, Jean E. Hallagan, Audrey C. Rule, and Lynn F. Carlson

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A National Survey of Teachers on Their Perceptions, Challenges, and Uses of Information and Communication Technology, Amy Hutchison

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Algebra Rules Object Boxes as an Authentic Assessment Task of Preservice Elementary Teacher Learning in a Mathematics Methods Course, Audrey C. Rule and J. E. Hallagan

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Making Cereal Box Dioramas of Native American Historic Homes and Culture, Audrey C. Rule and Lois A. Lindell

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Creating, Evaluating, and Improving Humorous Cartoons Related to Design Principles for Gifted Education Programs, Audrey C. Rule and J. S. Schneider

Submissions from 2008

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A Menu of Activities in Different Intelligence Areas to Differentiate Instruction for Upper Elementary Students Related to the Book Because of Winn-Dixie, Caroline F. Elser and Audrey C. Rule

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Teaching High School Age Students with Special Needs the Four Situations for Subtraction, K. A. D. Miller, Audrey C. Rule, and V. M. MacEntee

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Three Authentic Curriculum-integration Approaches to Bird Adaptations that Incorporate Technology and Thinking Skills, Audrey C. Rule and M. T. Barrera III

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Preservice Elementary Teachers' Images of Inventors, Audrey C. Rule, E. L. Bisbo, and V. Waloven

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Hands-on Materials for Teaching about Global Climate Change through Graph Interpretation, Audrey C. Rule, J. E. Hallagan, and B. Shaffer

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Humorous Cartoons Made by Preservice Teachers for Teaching Science Concepts to Elementary Students, Audrey C. Rule, D. A. Sallis, and J. A. Donaldson

Submissions from 2007

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Preservice Elementary Teachers Increase Descriptive Science Vocabulary by Making Descriptive Adjective Object Boxes, Audrey C. Rule, S. Crisafulli, H. DeCare, T. DeLeo, K. Eastman, E. Farrell, J. Geblein, C. Gioia, A. Joyce, Kaylea M. Killian, K. Knoop, A. LaRocca, K. Meyer, J. Miller, V. Roth, J. Throo, J. Van Arsdale, and M. Walker