This series is a collection of scholarly works authored by Wright State University's faculty on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). These works focus on the research of effective teaching and student learning.

Authors of these materials are featured in the Center for Teaching and Learning blog.


Submissions from 2019

The Rising TIDE of Wright State University: Context, Connections, and Consequences, Travis E. Doom, John C. Gallagher, Michael L. Raymer, and Kathleen M. Timmerman

Team Based Learning In The Surgery Clerkship Impact On Student Examination Scores Evaluations And Perceptions, Ashley D. Kaminski, Katherine M. Babbitt, Mary C. McCarthy, Ronald J. Markert, and Melissa P. Roelle

Systems Thinking Education in RN-BSN Programs: A Regional Study, Ann M. Stalter and Amy Jauch


Systems Perspective for Incivility in Academia: An Integrative Review, Ann M. Stalter, Jeanne Ruggiero, Carol Wiggs, Josette Brodhead, and Kathleen Swanson

Submissions from 2018

Interdisciplinarity in Data Science Pedagogy: A Foundational Design, Daniel A. Asamoah, Derek Doran, and Shu Schiller

Gender Matters, Jennifer Blue, Adrienne L. Traxler, and Ximena Cid


Surviving and Thriving at a University in the United Kingdom, Roxanne S. DuVivier, Gina Oswald, Lindsey Steller, and Kate Bumhoffer

Engaging and Training Students in the Development of Inclusive Learning Materials for Their Peers, Sally Everett and Gina Oswald


Big Data and The Commoditization of Analytics: Engaging First-Year Business Students with Analytics, Amir Hassan Zadeh, Shu Schiller, Kevin Duffy, and Jonathan Williams


Item-level gender fairness in the Force and Motion Conceptual Evaluation and the Conceptual Survey of Electricity and Magnetism, Rachel Henderson, Paul Miller, John Stewart, Adrienne L. Traxler, and Rebecca Lindell

Universal Design for Learning in Rehabilitation Education: Meeting the Needs for Equal Access to Electronic Course Resources and Online Learning, Gina Oswald, Nathan Adams, Robert David, and Jeffrey A. Hiles

The State of Undergraduate Rehabilitation Education: Current Program Coordinator Perspectives, Gina Oswald, Garrett Huck, and J. Chad Duncan

The Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts, Todd Ruecker and Deborah J. Crusan

Student Perceptions Regarding Clickers: The Efficacy of Clicker Technologies, Sheri Stover, Sharon G. Heilmann, and Amelia Hubbard


Learner-Centered Design: Is Sage on the Stage Obsolete?, Sheri Stover, Sharon Heilmann, and Amelia Hubbard


Western Bias in Art, Sally A. Struthers


The Learning Loss Effect in Genetics: What Ideas Do Students Retain or Lose after Instruction?, Amber Todd and William L. Romine


Networks Identify Productive Forum Discussions, Adrienne L. Traxler, A. Gavrin, and Rebecca Lindell


Gender fairness within the Force Concept Inventory, Adrienne L. Traxler, Rachel Henderson, John Stewart, Gay Stewart, Alexis Papak, and Rebecca Lindell

The Value of Dialogue Groups for Teaching Race and Ethnicity, Julianne Weinzimmer and Jacqueline A. Bergdahl


Use of an Instructional Design Model in Validating an Online Animated Case-Based Systems Thinking Module, Carol M. Wiggs and Ann M. Stalter

Submissions from 2017

Preparing a Data Scientist: A Pedagogic Experience in Designing a Big Data Analytics Course, Daniel Asamoah, Ramesh Sharda, Amir H. Zadeh, and Pankush Kalgotra

Classroom Writing Assessment, Deborah J. Crusan


Exploring the Gender Gap in the Conceptual Survey of Electricity and Magnetism, Rachel Henderson, Gay Stewart, John Stewart, Lynnette Michaluk, and Adrienne L. Traxler

Testing Common Misconceptions about the Nature of Human Racial Variation, Amelia Hubbard


Panel: Teaching To Increase Diversity and Equity in STEM, Helen H. Hu, Douglas Blank, Albert Chan, and Travis E. Doom

Teaching Osmosis to Biology Students, Arthur L. Odom, Lloyd H. Barrow, and William L. Romine

Short-Term Job Shadowing Experience Benefits for Undergraduate Rehabilitation Students, Gina Oswald, Lee Ann Alderman, and Penny Willmering

Conceptualizing Student Affect for Science and Technology at the Middle School Level: Development and Implementation of a Measure of Affect in Science and Technology (MAST), William L. Romine, Troy D. Sadler, and Eric P. Wulff

Humanizing Instructional Videos in Physics: When Less Is More, Nicholas Schroeder and Adrienne L. Traxler


Panel: Teaching and Research Directions for Business and MIS Programs, Keng L. Siau, Stacie Petter, Shu Schiller, and Jacquelyn Ulmer

Infrastructure for Continuous Assessment of Retained Relevant Knowledge, Kathleen Marie Timmerman and Travis E. Doom

Development and Validation of the Learning Progression–Based Assessment of Modern Genetics in a High School Context, Amber Todd, William L. Romine, and Katahdin Abigail Cook Whitt

Submissions from 2016

Who Renews? Who Leaves? Identifying Customer Churn in a Telecom Company Using Big Data Techniques, Daniel A. Asamoah, Ramesh Sharda, Pankush Kalgotra, and Mark Ott

Writing Assessment Literacy: Surveying Second Language Teachers' Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices, Deborah J. Crusan, Lai Plakans, and Atta Gebril

Filling the Gap: L2 Grammar and Assessment Preparation for ELA Teachers, J. Haught and Deborah J. Crusan

Degree Completion and Employment Outcomes among Graduates with Disabilities, Mary J. Huber, Gina Oswald, Thomas Webb, and Alan Avila-John

Interprofessional Research Guidelines for Health Care Students, Deborah Poling, Meg Wilson, Linda K. Finke, Gordon Bokhart, and Jeb Buchanan


An Academic Coaching Model Intervention for College Students on the Autism Spectrum, Heather M. Rando, Mary J. Huber, and Gina Oswald

Validation of the Learning Progression-based Assessment of Modern Genetics in a College Context, William L. Romine and Amber Todd

How Do Undergraduate Students Conceptualize Acid–Base Chemistry? Measurement of a Concept Progression, William L. Romine, Amber Todd, and Travis B. Clark


Non-traditional Students' Conceptual Scores and Network Centrality in SCALE-UP Classrooms, Emily N. Sandt and Adrienne L. Traxler


Predicting and Improving Academic Success and Student Retention: An Action Research, Shu Z. Schiller


Librarians in the Midst: Improving Student Research Through Collaborative Instruction, Mandy Shannon and Vaughn Shannon

Educational Methods for Inverted-lecture Computer Science Classrooms to Overcome Common Barriers to STEM Students Success, Kathleen Marie Timmerman, Michael L. Raymer, John Gallgher, and Travis E. Doom

Empirical Validation of a Modern Genetics Progression Web for College Biology Students, Amber Todd and William L. Romine


CourseNetworking and Community: Linking Online Discussion Networks and Course Success, Adrienne L. Traxler, Andrew Gavrin, and Rebecca Lindell


Teaching GIS in the Classroom: Story Maps as a Case Study, Daniel N. Warshawsky

Submissions from 2015


Teaching the Foundations of Data Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Daniel Asamoah, Derek Doran, and Shu Z. Schiller


Clarifying the Relationship between L2 Writing and Translingual Writing: An Open Letter to Writing Studies Editors and Organization Leaders, Dwight Atkinson, Deborah J. Crusan, Paul Kei Matsuda, Christina Ortmeier-Hooper, Todd Ruecker, Steve Simpson, and Christine Tardy

And then a Miracle Occurs: The use of Computers to Score Student Writing, Deborah J. Crusan

Dance, Ten; Looks, Three: Why Rubrics Matter, Deborah J. Crusan


Student Perceptions of Completing a Research Methods Course, Michael Kiener, Gina Oswald, Mya Vaughn, Katherine Kline, and Bob Bertolino

Conversations with Faculty About Research, Ronald J. Markert

Significance in Medical Education Research, Ronald J. Markert


Effective Job-Seeking Preparation and Employment Services for College Students with Disabilities, Gina Oswald, Mary J. Huber, and Angela Bonza

The Status of Technology-Enhanced Education and Service Delivery in Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Gina Oswald, Mary J. Huber, Josephine Wilson, and Jared A. Embree


Does Interprofessional Education Change Student Attitudes about Interprofessional Learning and Patient Safety?, Deborah Poling, Dawn Labarbera, and Mary Kiersma

Development and Application of a Novel Rasch-Based Methodology for Evaluating Multi-Tiered Assessment Instruments: Validation and Utilization of an Undergraduate Diagnostic Test of the Water Cycle, William L. Romine, Dane L. Schaffer, and Lloyd H. Barrow

Learning Biology Through Innovative Curricula: A Comparison of Game- and Nongame-Based Approaches, Troy D. Sadler, William L. Romine, Deepika Menon, Richard E. Ferdig, and Leonard Annetta


Build Your Dream (Not Just Big) Analytics Program, Shu Schiller, Michael Goul, Lakshmi S. Iyer, Ramesh Sharda, David Schrader, and Daniel A. Asamoah


Educational Methods for Inverted-Lecture Computer Science Classrooms to Overcome Common Barriers to STEM Student Success, Kathleen Marie Timmerman, Michael L. Raymer, John C. Gallagher, and Travis E. Doom


Enriching Gender in PER: A Binary Past and a Complex Future, Adrienne L. Traxler, Ximena C. Cid, Jennifer Blue, and Ramón Barthelemy

Submissions from 2014

Stereotype Threat–Based Diversity Programming: Helping Students while Empowering and Respecting Faculty, Isis Artze-Vega, Leslie Richardson, and Adrienne L. Traxler

Placement Testing, Deborah J. Crusan


Measuring Teaching Best Practice in the Induction Years: Development and Validation of an Item-Level Assessment, Laura Kingsley and William L. Romine


Development and Evaluation of a Model for Secondary Evolution Educators’ Professional Development Needs, William L. Romine, Ellen Barnett, Patricia J. Friedrichsen, and Aaron J. Sickel

Measuring Changes in Interest in Science and Technology at the College Level in Response to Two Instructional Interventions, William L. Romine and Troy D. Sadler

Student Interest in Technology and Science (SITS) Survey: Development, Validation, and Use of a New Instrument, William L. Romine, Troy D. Sadler, Morgan Presley, and Michelle L. Klosterman


CCCC Controversy: Articulating the Relationship between L2 Writing and Translingual Writing, Todd Ruecker, C. Hooper-Ortmeier, Deborah J. Crusan, Christine Tardy, Paul Kei Matsuda, Dwight Atkinson, and Steve Simpson

Place-Based Genre Writing as Critical Expressivist Practice, David Seitz


Place-Based Genre Writing as Critical Expressivist Practice, David Seitz


Building a Community of Inquiry and Analytical Skills in an Online History Course, Sheri Stover and Sean Pollock

Submissions from 2013


Extending Positive CLASS Results Across Multiple Instructors and Multiple Classes of Modeling Instruction, Eric Brewe, Adrienne L. Traxler, Jorge de la Garza, and Laird H. Kramer

Assessing Writing, Deborah J. Crusan


Infrastructure for Continuous Assessment of Retained Relevant Knowledge, Travis E. Doom, Kathleen Marie Timmerman, and Michael L. Raymer

Game-Based Curricula in Biology Classes: Differential Effects Among Varying Academic Levels, Troy D. Sadler, William L. Romine, Parker E. Stuart, and Dominike Merle-Johnson

Let Them Play! Active Learning in a Virtual World, Shu Z. Schiller, Kendall Goodrich, and Pola B. Gupta

Submissions from 2012

Local Development of MCQ Tests for Evidence Based Medicine and Clinical Decision Making Can Be Successful, Gerald E. Crites, Ronald J. Markert, D Stephen Goggans, and W Scott Richardson

An Evidence Based Clinical Decision Making Course Was Successfully Integrated Into A Medical School's Preclinical Systems-based Curriculum, Gerald E. Crites, W Scott Richardson, Adrienne Stolfi, Bette S. Sydelko, and Ronald J. Markert


Using Service-Learning to Teach a Social Work Policy Course, Tarin Mink and Sarah E. Twill

Customization of Curriculum Materials in Science: Motives, Challenges, and Opportunities, William L. Romine and Tanvi Banerjee


Lessons Learned from a Disabilities Accessible Study Abroad Trip, Sarah E. Twill and Gaetano R. Guzzo

Submissions from 2011

Exploring the Benefits of Community-based Research in a Sociology of Sexualities Course, Rebecca Bach and Julianne Weinzimmer

The Promise of Directed Self-Placement for Second Language Writers, Deborah J. Crusan


How Faculty Attitudes and Expectations toward Student Nationality Affect Writing Assessment, Peggy Lindsey and Deborah J. Crusan

Mocking Discourse in Rhetoric: Parody and Pedagogy, David Seitz


Achieving HBSE Competencies Through Service-Learning, Sarah E. Twill, Kathy Elpers, and Kathy Lay


Adjunct Faculty Certification 101: Introduction to Teaching and Learning, Kent Zimmerman and Sally A. Struthers

Submissions from 2010

Night Float Teaching and Learning Perceptions of Residents and Faculty, Dean Bricker and Ronald J. Markert

Assessment in the Second Language Writing Classroom, Deborah J. Crusan

Assess Thyself Lest Others Assess Thee, Deborah J. Crusan


Art History in the Virtual Classroom: Developing a Visually Engaging Online Learning Experience, Kelly Joslin and Sally A. Struthers

Getting Started on Your Research: Practical Advice for Medical Educators, Ronald J. Markert

Submissions from 2009


The Wright State Model for Engineering Mathematics Education: A Nationwide Adoption, Assessment and Evaluation, Nathan W. Klingbeil, Kuldip S. Rattan, Michael L. Raymer, David B. Reynolds, and Richard Mercer


Practicing Learner-Centered Teaching: Pedagogical Design and Assessment of a Second Life Project, Shu Z. Schiller

Submissions from 2008


The WSU Model for Engineering Mathematics Education: A Multiyear Assessment and Expansion to Collaborating Institutions, Nathan W. Klingbeil, Kuldip S. Rattan, Michael L. Raymer, David B. Reynolds, Richard Mercer, Anant Kukreti, and Brian Randolph

Integrating Six Sigma Concepts in an MBA Quality Management Class, Larry B. Weinstein, Joseph A. Petrick, Joseph F. Castellano, and Robert J. Vokurka

Submissions from 2007


Engineering Mathematics Education at Wright State University: A Model for Increasing Student Success in Engineering, Nathan W. Klingbeil, Kuldip S. Rattan, Michael L. Raymer, David B. Reynolds, and Richard Mercer


Engineering Mathematics Education at Wright State University: Uncorking the First Year Bottleneck, Nathan W. Klingbeil, Kuldip S. Rattan, Michael L. Raymer, David B. Reynolds, and Richard Mercer