Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Publications

Faculty at SHSU are dedicated to develop and improve teaching practices that might better facilitate learning in the classrooms. The following list portrays that commitment by sharing the various publications and presentations from our faculty, contributing to the national field of the scholarship of teaching and learning:



Biology

Todd Primm:

Briggs, A. G., Hughes, L. E., Brennan, R. E., Buchner, J., Horak, R. E. A., Katz-Amburn, D. S., McDonald, A. H., Primm, T. P., Smith, A. C., Stevens, A. M., Yung, S. B., and Paustian, T. D. (2017). Concept Inventory Development Reveals Common Student Misconceptions about Microbiology. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education18(3),9. https://dx.doi.org/10.1128%2Fjmbe.v18i3.1320 

Paustian, T. D., Briggs, A. G., Brennan, R. E., Boury, N., Buchner, J., Harris, S., Horak, R. E. A., Hughes, L. E.,  Katz-Amburn, D. S.,  Massimelli, M. J., McDonald, A. H.,  Primm,T. P., Smith, A. C., Stevens, A. M., and Yung, S. B. (2017). Development, Validation, and Application of the Microbiology Concept Inventory.  Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education18(3), 10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/jmbe.v18i3.1320 

Yung, S. B., and Primm, T. P. (2015). Nucleotide Manipulatives to Illustrate the Central Dogma  Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. 16(2), 274-277. https://dx.doi.org/10.1128%2Fjmbe.v16i2.901 

Yung, S. B., and Primm, T. P. (2014 )Active Learning for Basic Metabolic Pathways. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. 15(2), 319-320. https://doi.org/10.1128/jmbe.v15i2.752 

Political Science

Heather Evans: 

Evans, H. K. (2012) “Making Politics “Click”: The Costs and Benefits of Using Clickers in an Introductory Political Science Course.” Journal of Political Science Education  8(1): 85-93. https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2012.641427

Evans, H. K. (2014) “An Experimental Investigation of Videotaped Lectures in Online Courses” Tech Trends. 58(3): 63-70. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11528-014-0753-6 

Evans, H. K. & Cordova, V (2015) “Lecture Videos in Online Courses: A Follow-Up” Journal of Political Science Education 11(4): 472-482  https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2015.1069198 

Evans, H. K. (2015) “Service-learning and Political Engagement, Efficacy, and Apathy: A Case Study at Sam Houston State University.” Education, Citizenship, and Social Justice. 10(2).https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1746197915583940 

Evans, H. K., Editor, (2017) Community Engagement Findings across the Disciplines: Applying Course Content to Community Needs.  Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=cat00667a&AN=sam.2555435&site=eds-live&scope=site

Evans, H. K., Editor, (2018) Community Engagement Best Practices across the Disciplines: Applying Course Content to Community Needs. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=cat00667a&AN=sam.2650497&site=eds-live&scope=site 

Population Health

Stephen L. Brown:

Brown, S. L. (2017). Teaching Economic Evaluation of Health Promotion Programs. Pedagogy in Health Promotion3(3), 146–153. https://doi.org/10.1177/2373379916671958

 Chemistry

Darren Williams:

Williams, D. (1996). PC Calculations Using Gaussian for Windows, Journal of Chemical Education, 73(7), 608-611. https://doi.org/10.1021/ed073p608

Williams, D. (2009). Beyond Lambda-Max Part 2: Predicting Molecular Color, Journal of Chemical Education, 86(3), 333-339. https://doi.org/10.1021/ed086p333

Williams, D. (2008). Discoveries in Chemistry & Textiles: a Two-Week Course in Germany & Paris, Chem Educator 13(6), 392-396. doi-10.1333/s00897082176a

Williams, D. (2007). Beyond Lambda-Max: Transforming Visible Spectra into 24-bit Color Values, Journal of Chemical Education, 84(11), 1873-1877 https://doi.org/10.1021/ed084p1873

Williams, D. L.; Wild, C.; Benavides, M. G.; Nair, P.; Peebles, L.; Salvato, S.; Studer, J.; Vickers, A.; Wilson, B.; Mark, A.; Valdez-Ellis, M. (2012).Tuning of Chemistry, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, TX with grant support from the Lumina Foundation for Education.

Williams, D. (2015). Particle on a Ring Spectroscopic Selection Rules Determined by Group Theory, Journal of Chemical Education 92, 2165 – 2169. https://doi.org/10.1021/ed500699q  

Computer Science

Li-Jen Lester:

Lester, L.Y. & Dallat-Ward, Y. (2019). Teaching Professionalism and Ethics in Information Technology by Deliberative Dialogue. Information System Education Journal. 17(1). 4-17.

Dallat-Ward, Y., Ward, J., Lester, L.Y., & Tao, M. (2019). A Preliminary Study: The Use of VoiceThread in Online Business Courses. Information System Education Journal. 17(3).29-40.

Rice, M., Shannon, L. Y.  (2018). Project-Based Learning: A Structure to Facilitate Service Learning in an Online Interdisciplinary Project. In Community Engagement Best Practices Across the Disciplines: Applying Course Content to Community Needs. H.E. (Ed). Chapter 11. New York: Rowman & Littlefield.

Lester, L.Y. (2017). Sustainability in Greening IT for Educational Systems, Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference, (3). 4353.

Rice, M., Shannon, L. Y.  (2016). Developing Project Based Learning, Integrated Courses from Two Different Colleges at an Institution of Higher Education: An Overview of the Processes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned. Information Systems Education Journal. 14(3). 55-62.