Publications

Journal Articles on Education Research and Practice 

Kim, H.S., Dye, K.#, Hill, J., and Lemons, P.P.* (in preparation) “Development of College Students’ Biology Problem-Solving Skills Through the Use of an Online Tutorial Program.”

McCourt#, J., Andrews, T. C., Knight, J. K., Merrill, J., Nehm, R., Prevost, L. B., Smith, M. K., Urban-Lurain, M., and Lemons, P.P.* (accepted with revision) “What Motivates Biology Instructors To Engage and Persist in Faculty Learning Communities?” CBE-Life Sciences Education.

Prevost L.B. and Lemons, P.P.* (2016) “Step by step: Biology Undergraduate’s Problem-Solving Steps During Multiple-Choice Testing” CBE-Life Sciences Education 15:ar71 doi:10.1187/cbe.15-12-0255.

Terry, D. R., Lemons, P. P., Armstrong, N., Brickman, P., Ribbens, E., and Herreid, C.F. (2016) “Eight is Not Enough: Case Study Questions and Student Learning” Journal of College Science Teaching 46(2): 82-92.

Kim, H.S.#, Prevost, L.B., and Lemons, P.P.* (2015) “Students’ Usability Evaluation of a Web-based Tutorial Program for College Biology Problem Solving” Journal of Computer Assisted Learning July: doi:10.1111/jcal.12102.

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., and Sydlik, M. (2015) “Expanding a National Network for Automated Analysis of Constructed Response Assessments to Reveal Student Thinking in STEM” Computers in Education 25(2).

Andrews, T.M. and Lemons, P.P.* (2015) “It’s Personal: Biology Instructors Prioritize Personal Evidence Over Empirical Evidence in Teaching Decisions” CBE-Life Sciences Education 14(1):ar7, doi:10.1187/cbe.14-05-0084.

Herreid, C. F., Terry, D.R., Lemons, P.P., Armstrong, N., Brickman, P. and Ribbens, E. (2014) “Emotion, Engagement and Case Studies” Journal of College Science Teaching 44(1). DOI:10.2505/4/jcst14_044_01_86

Lemons, P. P.* and Lemons, J. D. (2013) “Questions for Assessing Higher-Order Cognitive Skills: It’s Not Just Bloom’s.” CBE-Life Sciences Education 12(1): 47-58, doi: 10.1187/cbe.12-03-0024.

Grimes, M. L., and Lemons, P. P. (2013, January). Clustering and Graphical Approaches to Examine Diversity in Student Learning Patterns. In Molecular Biology of the Cell Vol. 24.

Andrews, T.M.#, Price, R. M., Mead, L. S., McElhinny, T. L, Thanukos, A., Perez, K. E., Herreid, C. F., Terry, D.R. and Lemons, P. P.* (2012) “Biology Undergraduates’ Misconceptions about Genetic Drift.” CBE-Life Sciences Education 11(3): 248-259. DOI: 1187/cbe.11-12-0107.

Fleet, C.#, Rosser, M.#, Zufall, R.A.#, Pratt, M.#, Feldman, T. S.#, and Lemons, P. P.* (2006) “Hiring Criteria in Biology Departments of Academic Institutions,” BioScience 56(5), 430-436.
Bissell, A. and Lemons, P. P.* (2006) “A New Method for Assessing Critical Thinking in the Classroom,” BioScience 56(1), 66-72.

Winter, D, Lemons, P. P., Hoese, W. J., and Bookman, J. (2001) “Novice Instructors and Student-Centered Instruction: Identifying and Addressing Obstacles to Learning in the College Science Laboratory,” The Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2(1).

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