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Citations

Published Work and Presentations from the Teaching and Learning Transformation Center

What makes teaching more effective? 

Donlan, A. E., Loughlin, S. M., & Byrne, V. L. (2019). The Fearless Teaching Framework: A model to synthesize foundational education research for university instructors. To Improve the Academy, 38(1), 33-49. DOI: 10.1002/tia2.20087

Donlan, A. E., & Byrne, V. L. (2020, August.) Effective teaching in active learning classrooms: Room use as a predictor of students’ learning experience. Poster accepted at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Donlan, A. E., & Byrne, V. L. (2019, May). Teaching in Active Learning TERP Classrooms: Trends, Benefits and Challenges. Presentation and roundtable discussion at the annual Innovations of Teaching and Learning conference at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Ambrose, K., Beise, E., & Donlan, A. E. (2019, March). Measuring Classroom Performance: Design Process and Lessons Learned at UMD. Presentation presented at the Society for College and University Planning, Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, College Park, MD.

Donlan, A. E. & Byrne, V. (2018, August). Active Learning Classrooms in practice: How instructors use this resource. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Donlan, A. E., Loughlin, S., Byrne, V., & Su, J. (2017, June). The Fearless Teaching Framework: A conceptual model of effective teaching. Poster presented at the Lilly Conference on Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning-Bethesda, Bethesda, MD.

What are some of the benefits of TLTC programs?

Byrne, V. L., Jardine, H., Williams, A, & Donlan, A. E. (In Press) Academic peer mentorship as a leadership development experience: Fostering leadership self-efficacy. Journal of Leadership Education

Jardine, H., Byrne, V. L., Donlan, A. E., & Williams, A. (2020, April). Academic Peer Mentorship as a Leadership Development Experience: Fostering Leadership Self-Efficacy. Poster accepted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.  This meeting was canceled due to COVID-19.

Byrne, V. & Donlan, A. E. (2018, April). Perceived instructor care as a predictor of STEM student course grade prediction accuracy. Poster accepted at biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Minneapolis, MN.

How can we measure effective teaching?

Donlan, A. E., & Byrne, V. L. (2020). A research-based mid-semester evaluation for college courses: Psychometric analysis of the MSECT. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. DOI: 10.1177/0734282920903165

Byrne, V. L., & Donlan, A. E. (2020). Presenting a validated mid-semester evaluation of college teaching to improve online teaching. Online Learning Journal, 24(2), 94-110. DOI 10.24059/olj.v24i2.2126

Donlan, A. E., & Byrne, V. L. (2019, May). Using the Fearless Teaching Framework Mid-Semester Evaluation of College Teaching: Research and Testimonials. Presentation and roundtable discussion at the annual Innovations of Teaching and Learning conference at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Donlan, A. E., & Byrne, V. L. (2019, March). Gathering formative feedback on college teaching: Evidence-based mid-semester evaluation in higher education classrooms. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Byrne, V. L. & Donlan, A. E. (2019, January). Mid-Semester Evaluations of Teaching: How to Gather Formative Feedback to Improve Your Teaching. Presentation presented at the Annual Regional Conference on Teaching Learning, and Scholarship at Frostburg State University. Frostburg, MD.

How did instructors react to the pivot to emergency remote instruction during COVID-19?

Donlan, A. E., & Kopischke Smith, T., (2021, April.) Suddenly online: College instructors’ perspectives on the shift to remote teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. Poster presented at the virtual biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development.

What do college students say about their experiences with belonging on campus?

Byrne, V. L., Higginbotham, B., Donlan, A. E., & Stewart, T. (In Press). Occupying the university hashtag: Exploring how student activists use social media to engage in protest. Journal of College and Character

Warburton, L., & Donlan, A. E. (2020, August.) The double-edged sword: Relating outness to discrimination and belonging among LGBTQ+ undergraduates in STEM. Poster presented at the virtual annual meeting of the American Psychological Association.

Byrne, V. L., Higginbotham, B., & Donlan, A. E. (2018, November). Using Twitter to Hear Marginalized Students after a Racially-Motivated Murder on Campus. Paper presented at the annual meeting for the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Tampa, FL.

Donlan, A. E. (2018, August). Who belongs at college? Belonging among students from underrepresented groups. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

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