Publications 1999 2017

  • 7 h-Index
  • 32 Conference contribution
  • 23 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2017
teaching program
graduate
Teaching
evaluation
student

What motivates biology instructors to engage and persist in teaching professional development?

McCourt, J. S., Andrews, T. C., Knight, J. K., Merrill, J. E., Nehm, R. H., Pelletreau, K. N., Prevost, L. B., Smith, M. K., Urban-Lurain, M. & Lemons, P. P. Sep 1 2017 In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 16, 3, ar54

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biology
instructor
Teaching
Group
Research
2015
4 Citations

Examining the impact of question surface features on students’ answers to constructed-response questions on photosynthesis

Weston, M., Haudek, K. C., Prevost, L., Urban-Lurain, M. & Merrill, J. Jun 1 2015 In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 14, 2, 19

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Photosynthesis
Students
student
Interviews
interview
3 Citations

Spatial visualization skills intervention for first year engineering students: Everyone's a winner!

Walton, S. P., Urban-Lurain, M., Idema, A., Hinds, T. J. & Briedis, D. 2015 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Towards a framework for assessing computational competencies for engineering undergraduate students

Vergara, C. E., Cavanaugh, M., Sivakumar, S. N., Briedis, D., Dionise, T. D., Esfahanian, A. H., Sticklen, J. & Urban-Lurain, M. 2015 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Students
Triangulation
Engineers
2014

Enhancement of computational competencies across engineering curricula

Vergara, C. E., Urban-Lurain, M., Sticklen, J., Esfahanian, A. H., McQuade, H., League, A., Bush, C. J. & Cavanaugh, M. 2014 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Curricula
Industry
Students
Education computing

Expanding a national network for automated analysis of constructed response assessments to reveal student thinking in STEM

Urban-Lurain, M., Cooper, M. M., Haudek, K. C., Kaplan, J. J., Knight, J. K., Lemons, P. P., Lira, C. T., Merrill, J. E., Nehm, R., Prevost, L. B., Smith, M. K. & Sydlik, M. 2014 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Students
Education
5 Citations

FAST-Future Academic Scholars in Teaching: A High-Engagement Development Program for Future STEM Faculty

Vergara, C. E., Urban-Lurain, M., Campa, H., Cheruvelil, K. S., Ebert-May, D., Fata-Hartley, C. & Johnston, K. 2014 In : Innovative Higher Education. 39, 2, p. 93-107 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Teaching
student
academic career
development model
teaching practice
1 Citations

Influence of integrated academic and co-curricular activities on first-year student success

Hinds, T. J., Walton, P., Urban-Lurain, M. & Briedis, D. 2014 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

2013
2 Citations

Automated text analysis facilitates using written formative assessments for just-in-time teaching in large enrollment courses

Prevost, L. B., Haudek, K. C., Henry, E. N., Berry, M. C. & Urban-Lurain, M. 2013 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Teaching
Students
Feedback
Cluster analysis
Metabolism
5 Citations

Building the whole engineer: An integrated academic and co-curricular first-year experience

Walton, S. P., Briedis, D., Urban-Lurain, M., Hinds, T. J., Davis-King, C. & Wolff, T. F. 2013 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Engaging early engineering students (eees): A fourth year report from an nsf step project

Sticklen, J., Briedis, D., Vergara, C. E., Urban-Lurain, M., DeGraaf, R., Paquette, L., Heckman, R., Buch, N. & Wolff, T. F. 2013 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

2 Citations

Engaging Early Engineering Students (EEES)

Vergara, C. E., Briedis, D., Buch, N., Courtney, J., Ehrlich, N., McDonough, C. A., Sticklen, J., Urban-Lurain, M., Weil, C., Wolff, T., DeGraaf, R. S., Heckman, R. & Paquette, L. 2013 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. p. 340-342 3 p. 6684844

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

engineering
student
Students
diagnostic
school
1 Citations

Using computerized lexical analysis of student writing to support just-in-time teaching in large enrollment STEM courses

Urban-Lurain, M., Prevost, L., Haudek, K. C., Henry, E. N., Berry, M. & Merrill, J. E. 2013 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. p. 1709-1715 7 p. 6685130

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Teaching
student
time
Students
instructor
2012

Deciphering student ideas on thermodynamics using computerized lexical analysis of student writing

Prevost, L. B., Haudek, K. C., Merrill, J. E. & Urban-Lurain, M. 2012 119th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. American Society for Engineering Education

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Thermodynamics
Students
Discriminant analysis
Glossaries
Ports and harbors
2 Citations

Examining student constructed explanations of thermodynamics using lexical analysis

Prevost, L., Haudek, K., Urban-Lurain, M. & Merrill, J. 2012 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 6462451

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Thermodynamics
Students
student
science
Taxonomies
22 Citations

Exploring undergraduates' understanding of photosynthesis using diagnostic question clusters

Parker, J. M., Anderson, C. W., Heidemann, M., Merrill, J., Merritt, B., Richmond, G. & Urban-Lurain, M. Mar 20 2012 In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 11, 1, p. 47-57 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

diagnostic
student
Photosynthesis
Students
conservation
14 Citations

What are they thinking? Automated analysis of student writing about acid-base chemistry in introductory biology

Haudek, K. C., Prevost, L. B., Moscarella, R. A., Merrill, J. & Urban-Lurain, M. Sep 4 2012 In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 11, 3, p. 283-293 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biology
chemistry
student
Students
Acids
2 Citations

Work in progress: Integrating computation across engineering curricula: Preliminary impact on students

Vergara, C. E., Briedis, D., Buch, N., Esfahanian, A. H., Sticklen, J., Urban-Lurain, M., Paquette, L., Dresen, C. & Frazier, K. 2012 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 6462286

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

engineering
curriculum
student
Curricula
Students
2011
15 Citations
biology
Computer Simulation
Software
learning software
university
1 Citations
Computer science
Education computing
Curricula
Students
Industry
19 Citations

Harnessing technology to improve formative assessment of student conceptions in STEM: Forging a national network

Haudek, K. C., Kaplan, J. J., Knight, J., Long, T., Merrill, J., Munn, A., Nehm, R., Smith, M. & Urban-Lurain, M. 2011 In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 10, 2, p. 149-155 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

mathematics
engineering
science
student
Mathematics

Peer-led Supplemental Instruction in an NSF STEP project: The EEES experience

McDonough, C. A., Briedis, D., Buch, N., DeGraaf, R. S., Sticklen, J., Stoner, S. J., Urban-Lurain, M., Vergara, C. E. & Wolff, T. F. 2011 In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lead
Students
Natural sciences
Automobiles
Teaching
2010
5 Citations

"Science Talks" in kindergarten classrooms: Improving classroom practice through collaborative action research

Zhang, M., Passalacqua, S., Lundeberg, M., Koehler, M. J., Eberhardt, J., Parker, J., Urban-Lurain, M., Zhang, T. & Paik, S. 2010 In : Journal of Science Teacher Education. 21, 2, p. 161-179 19 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

kindergarten
action research
classroom
science
learning
7 Citations
biology
Cell Biology
Students
Cytology
instructor

Work in progress - Web-based screen movie presentations as part of a professionalism course in chemical engineering

Sticklen, J., Briedis, D. & Urban-Lurain, M. 2010 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 5673228

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

movies
engineering
student
professionalism
Chemical engineering
2009
10 Citations

Aligning computing education with engineering workforce computational needs: New curricular directions to improve computational thinking in engineering graduates

Vergara, C. E., Urban-Lurain, M., Dresen, C., Coxen, T., MacFarlane, T., Frazier, K., Briedis, D., Buch, N., Esfahanian, A. H., Paquette, L., Sticklen, J., Laprad, J. & Wolff, T. F. 2009 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 5350463

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

graduate
engineering
education
Education computing
computer science
2 Citations

An assessment database for supporting educational research

Urban-Lurain, M., Ebert-May, D., Momsen, J., McFall, R., Jones, M. B., Leinfelder, B. & Sticklen, J. 2009 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 5350595

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Metadata
educational research
Accreditation
Education
Students

Beyond multiple choice exams: Using computerized lexical analysis to understand students' conceptual reasoning in STEM disciplines

Urban-Lurain, M., Moscarella, R. A., Haudek, K. C., Giese, E., Sibley, D. F. & Merrill, J. E. 2009 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 5350596

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

student
Students
expert
biology
instructor
1 Citations

Connector faculty: A friendly face for early engineering students

Briedis, D., Buch, N., Collins-Eaglin, J., Ehrlich, N., Fleming, D., Hinds, T., Sticklen, J., Urban-Lurain, M. & Wolff, T. 2009 In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

5 Citations

Engagement of millennial students using web-based screen movies to replace traditional lecture in lecture/lab courses

Sticklen, J., Urban-Lurain, M. & Briedis, D. 2009 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 5350803

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

movies
student
Students
learning
engineering

Engaging early engineering students: An NSF STEP project to increase student retention

Briedis, D., Buch, N., Ehrlich, N., Fleming, D., Hinds, T., McDonough, C., Sticklen, J., Urban-Lurain, M. & Wolff, T. 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

1 Citations

Engaging early engineering students (EEES): Background and goals of an NSF STEP project to increase retention

Sticklen, J., Wolff, T., Bauer, W., Briedis, D., Buch, N., Courtney, J., Ehrlich, N., Fleming, D., Heckman, R., Paquette, L., Mickelson, R., Urban-Lurain, M. & Weil, C. 2009 In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Students
Physics
Statistics
4 Citations

Leveraging workforce needs to inform curricular change in computing education for engineering: The cpace project

Vergara, C. E., Urban-Lurain, M., Briedis, D., Buch, N., Sticklen, J., Wolff, T., Dresen, C., Coxen, T., Farlane, T. M., Frazier, K., Laprad, J. & Paquette, L. Oct 2009 In : Computers in Education Journal. 19, 4, p. 84-98 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

engineering
education
Education computing
Industry
community
2 Citations
2008

Enhancing learning of low performing students in multi-section first year lecture/laboratory classes: Completion of a three year study

Urban-Lurain, M. & Sticklen, J. 2008 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 4720406

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

learning
student
Students
engineering
responsibility

Work in progress - Computing and undergraduate engineering: A collaborative process to align computing education with engineering workforce needs (CPACE)

Vergara, C. E., Urban-Lurain, M., Briedis, D., Buch, N., LaPrad, J., Paquette, L., Sticklen, J. & Wolff, T. F. 2008 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 4720567

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

engineering
education
Education computing
community
Curricula
2 Citations

Work in progress - Effective engagement of millennial students using web-based voice-over slides and screen demos to augment traditional class delivery

Sticklen, J., Urban-Lurain, M. & Briedis, D. 2008 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. 4720397

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

learning
student
Students
quiz
Demonstrations
1 Citations
2006
Students
Scheduling
Computer science
1 Citations
Students
Computer science
Costs
2005

Authors' response to two JSE reviews about astrology (multiple letters) [1]

Dean, G., Kelly, I. W., Urban-Lurain, M. & Schmidt, S. Sep 2005 In : Journal of Scientific Exploration. 19, 3, p. 401-405 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2 Citations

Curricular integration of computational tools: A first step

Hinds, T., Urban-Lurain, M., Sticklen, J., Amey, M. & Eskil, T. 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. p. 2651-2660 10 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Mechanical engineering
Curricula
Computer science
Students
STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)

First steps toward curricular integration of computational tools

Hinds, T., Urban-Lurain, M., Sticklen, J., Amey, M. & Eskil, T. 2005 Innovations in Engineering Education 2005: Mechanical Engineering Education, Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads. Vol. 2005, p. 67-72 6 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Students
MATLAB
Mechanical engineering
Curricula
Engineering education
1 Citations

Multi-section freshman classes with laboratories: Lecture as intro vs. lecture as wrap-up

Sticklen, J., Urban-Lurain, M., Hinds, T., Eskil, T. & Amey, M. 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. p. 10599-10609 11 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Students

Using self-response system and online learning environment to promote science learning in a large college class

Zhang, B. H., Patterson, R., Richmond, G., Parker, J., Merrill, J., Urban-Lurain, M., Rollins, S., Weber, E. & Long, T. 2005 Proc. Int. Conf. on Computers in Education 2005: "Towards Sustainable and Scalable Educational Innovations Informed by the Learning Sciences"- Sharing Research Results and Exemplary Innovations, ICCE. p. 570-576 7 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

learning environment
Teaching
science
learning
Undergraduate
2 Citations

Work in progress - Using information technology to author, administer, and evaluate performance-based assessments

Urban-Lurain, M., Albertelli, G. & Kortemeyer, G. 2005 Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE. Vol. 2005, 1611903

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Information technology
Students
Word processing
Spreadsheets
Teaching
2004
8 Citations

Application of object-centered scaffolding to introductory matLab

Sticklen, J., Amey, M., Eskil, T., Hinds, T. & Urban-Lurain, M. 2004 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 503-511 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Students
Anchors
Scaffolds
Software engineering