Understanding Student Disaffection through the Lens of Alternative Education
This project is focused on describing patterns of academic performance and behavior of students who end up in alternative settings to potentially assist with early intervention.
Study team: Dr. Gwen Marchand, Christie Gardner, Brenda Pearson
Elementary Student Engagement and Academic Skills
This work was focused on exploring the reciprocal relationships between dimensions of student engagement and academic skill development in elementary school. This data was collected in partnership with CCSD.
Study team: Dr. Gwen Marchand and Dr. Carrie Furrer (NPC Research)
The Role of Stereotype Threat on Physics Performance
This study focused on identifying if stereotype threat effects exist for women in secondary physics classes and the motivational correlates of the stereotype threat experience.
Study team: Dr. Gwen Marchand and Dr. Gita Taasoobshirazi
International Study Program for Indoor Environment Research
This interdisciplinary study was a partnership between Educational Psychology and Engineering faculty and students. The research investigated the effects of three indoor environmental factors: comfort, sound, and lighting, on student attention and reading comprehension.
Study team: Dr. Douglas Reynolds, Dr. Brian Landsberger, Dr. Gwen Marchand, and Stoil Pamoukov
Student Success in the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program
This project involved re-analysis of secondary student data comparing student characteristics of AVID to non-AVID participants and examining cohort differences of AVID participants.
Study team: Dr. Gwen Marchand, Dr. Ordene Edwards, Milan Jelenic
Teachers as Consumers of Research: Cognitive Engagement, Motivation, and Emotion in Learning and Using Research
This project was designed to help us better understand how student motivation, emotions, and cognitive engagement changes or remains the same over the course of a semester during introductory research methods courses.
Study team: Dr. Gwen Marchand and Dr. Antonio Gutierrez