Members of the Raker Research Group will be busy at the upcoming Biennial Conference on Chemical Education hosted by the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana. Over the five-day conference, we will present 11 papers and 1 poster, lead 2 symposia, and co-faciltiate 4 workshops.

Papers & Posters:

  1. Gibbons, R., & Raker, J. R.(2018). Diversity of graduates and growth in chemistry undergraduate degrees awarded in the U.S.: An exploratory investigation. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  2. Gibbons, R., Stewart, J. L., Reisner, B. A., Bentley, A. K., Lin, S., Smith, S. R., Raker, J. R.(2018). Measures of affect in undergraduate inorganic chemistry courses: Results from a multi-institution pilot study. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  3. Bentley, A. K., Jamieson, E. R., Johnson, A. R., Nataro, C., Raker, J. R., Reisner, B. A., Smith, S. R., Stewart, J. L., Watson, L. A., Williams, N. (2018). Teaching inorganic chemistry using the research literature. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  4. Dood, A. J., Clark, A., Zumalt, C., Gibbons, R., Srinivasan, S., & Raker, J. R.(2018). Adoption of engaging instructional practices in undergraduate STEM courses: A literature review of results from observational and survey-based studies. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  5. Clark, A., & Raker, J. R.(2018). Peer leaders’ beliefs about learning: An exploratory study. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  6. Raker, J. R., Murphy, K. L., Merek, K. A., Pentecost, T. C., Reed, J. J., Srinivasan, S., & Trate, J. M. (2018). Merging traditional content frameworks and the Anchoring Concepts Content Maps: Implications for programmatic assessment. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  7. Reed, J. J., Trate, J., Srinivasan, S., Merek, K. A., Pentecost, T. C., Raker, J. R., & Murphy, K. L. (2018). Bringing things into alignment: The processes used by ACS Exams to align exam items and how these can be used to align everything from learning objectives to courses within and between programs. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  8. Pentecost, T. C., Raker, J. R., & Murphy, K. L. (2018). Factors that impact the difficulty of general chemistry exam items. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  9. Trate, J. M., Reed, J. J., Raker, J. R., & Murphy, K. L. (2018). Understanding student decision-making processes in the context of representational competence when solving assessment tasks. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  10. Dood, A. J., Fields, K. B., & Raker, J. R.(2018). Lexical analysis as a tool for formative assessment in organic chemistry. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  11. Srinivasan, S., Gibbons, R., Murphy, K. L., & Raker, J. R.(2018). Faculty members’ choices in designing and implementing assessments: A qualitative investigation. 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.
  12. Zumalt, C. J., Fields, K. B., & Raker, J. R.(2018). Response to perceived failure: An exploratory study in a postsecondary organic chemistry course. 25thBiennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN.

Symposia:

  1. Co-organizer of a symposium for the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, Indiana. (2018). Innovating inorganic chemistry education at the intersection of research and practice. J. L. Stewart (Hope College) & J. R. Raker.
  2. Co-organizer of a symposium for the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, Indiana. (2018). Peer instruction across the postsecondary curriculum. R. Gibbons, S. Srinivasan, C. Zumalt, & J. R. Raker

Workshops:

  1. Co-organizer of a workshop for the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, Indiana. (2018). ACS Exams alignment processes and uses: How the item alignment process works at ACS Exams and how this can be used for other assessments. K. L. Murphy (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), J. R. Raker, S. Srinivasan (University of South Florida), J. J. Reed (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), J. Trate (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), & T. C. Pentecost (Grand Valley State University).
  2. Co-organizer of a workshop for the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, Indiana. (2018). Mapping the undergraduate curriculum in biochemistry. J. J. Reed (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), S. Srinivasan (University of South Florida), J. Trate (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), T. C. Pentecost (Grand Valley State University), J. R. Raker, & K. L. Murphy.
  3. Co-organizer of a workshop for the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, Indiana. (2018). Mapping the undergraduate curriculum in analytical chemistry. S. Srinivasan (University of South Florida), J. J. Reed (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), J. M. Trate (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), T. C. Pentecost (Grand Valley State University), J. R. Raker, & K. L. Murphy (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee).
  4. Co-organizer of a workshop for the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, Indiana. (2018). An ACS Exams committee experience: Developing a test specification and writing and editing items. J. R. Raker, K. L. Murphy (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), S. Srinivasan, J. J. Reed (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Jaclyn Trate (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), & T. C. Pentecost (Grand Valley State University).

 

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