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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
2014
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
2012
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.

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biology
chemistry
student
Students
Acids
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
2009
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

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
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

2001
9 Citations

Do non-computer science students need to program?

Urban-Lurain, M. & Weinshank, D. J. Oct 2001 In : Journal of Engineering Education. 90, 4

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

programming
science
student
Students
Academy of Sciences