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Biology Education Research Publications

Segura-Totten M, Dewsbury B, Lo SM, Bailey EG, Beaster-Jones L, Bills RJ, Brownell SE, Caporale N, Dunk R, Eddy SL, García-Ojeda ME, Gardner SM, Green LE, Hartley L, Harrison C, Imad M, Janosik AM, Jeong S, Josek T, Kadandale P, Knight J, Ko ME, Kukday S, Lemons P, Litster M, Lom B, Ludwig P, McDonald KK, McIntosh ACS, Menezes S, Nadile EM, Newman SL, Ochoa SD, Olabisi O, Owens MT, Price RM, Reid JW, Ruggeri N, Sabatier C, Sabel JL, Sato BK, Smith-Keiling BL, Tatapudy SD, Theobald EJ, Tripp B, Pradhan M, Venkatesh MJ, Wilton M, Warfa AM, Wyatt BN and Raut SA (2021) Chronicling the Journey of the Society for the Advancement in Biology Education Research (SABER) in its Effort to Become Antiracist: From Acknowledgement to Action. Front. Educ. 6:780401. doi: 10.3389/feduc.2021.780401

Gardner, S. M., Suazo-Flores, E., Maruca, S., Abraham, J. K., Karippadath, A., & Meir, E. (2021). Biology Undergraduate Students’ Graphing Practice in Digital Versus Pen and Paper Graphing Environments. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 1-16. doi:10.1007/s10956-020-09886-w

Lira, M., & Gardner, S.M. (2020). Leveraging Multiple Analytic Frameworks to Assess the Stability of Students’ Knowledge in Physiology. CBE - Life Sciences Education, 19(1), 1-19. doi:10.1187/cbe.18-08-0160

Angra, A., & Gardner, S. M. (2018). The Graph Rubric: Development of a Teaching, Learning, and Research Tool. CBE - Life Sciences Education, 17(4), 1-18. doi:10.1187/cbe.18-01-0007

Pelaez, N., Anderson, T. R., Gardner, S. M., Yin, Y., Abraham, J. K., Barlett, E. L., ... Stevens, M. T. (2018). A Community-Building Framework for Collaborative Research Coordination across the Education and Biology Research Disciplines. CBE - Life Sciences Education, 17(2), 1-10. doi:10.1187/cbe.17-04-0060

Angra, A., & Gardner, S. M. (2017). Reflecting on Graphs: Attributes of Graph Choice and Construction Practices in Biology. CBE - Life Sciences Education, 16(3), 1-15. doi:10.1187/cbe.16-08-0245

Lira, M. E., & Gardner, S. M. (2017). Structure-Function Relations in Physiology Education: Where's the Mechanism? Advances in Physiology Education, 41(2), 270-278. doi:10.1152/advan.00175.2016

Angra, A., & Gardner, S. M. (2016). Development of a Framework for Graph Choice and Construction. Advances in Physiology Education, 40(1), 123-128. doi:10.1152/advan.00152.2015

Gasper, B. J., & Gardner, S. M. (2013). Engaging Students in Authentic Microbiology Research in an Introductory Biology Laboratory Course is Correlated with Gains in Student Understanding of the Nature of Authentic Research and Critical Thinking. Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, 14(1), 25-34. doi:10.1128/jmbe.v14i1.460

Gasper, B. J., Minchella, D. J., Weaver, G. C., Csonka, L. N., & Gardner, S. M. (2012). IBI* Series Winner: Adapting to Osmotic Stress and the Process of Science. Science, 335(6076), 1590-1591. doi:10.1126/science.1215582

Gasper, B. J., McCreight, J. C., Banschbach, K., Bustion, A., Davis, C., Divecha, R., ... Gardner, S. M. (2012). Isolation and Preliminary Characterization of Amino Acid Substitution Mutations That Increase the Activity of the Osmoregulated ProP Protein of Salmonella Enterica Serovar Typhimurium. DNA and Cell Biology, 31(6), 956-967. doi:10.1089/dna.2011.1510

Gardner, S. M., Adedokun, O. A., Weaver, G. C., & Bartlett, E. L. (2011). Human Brains Engaged in Rat Brains: Student-driven Neuroanatomy Research in an Introductory Biology Lab Course. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 10(1), A24-A36.


Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Suazo-Flores, E., Angra, A., & Gardner, S. M. (2018). Working on the Edge of Mathematics, Statistics, and Biology: Biology Undergraduate Students’ Graphs Constructions. In T.E. Hodges, G. J. Roy, & A. M. Tyminski, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 40th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 876-879). Greenville, SC: University of South Carolina & Clemson University.

Moss, J., Wang, C., Carlson, E., Gardner, S., Levesque-Bristol, C., & Nunes, L. (2018, talk) Motivation in the classroom: The effects of control and the use of technology. International Conference on Motivation, ICM.

Samarapungavan, A., Clase, K., Pelaez, N., Gardner, S., Misra, C., Duncan, R., ... Sandoval, W. (2018). Unpacking dimensions of evidentiary knowledge and reasoning in the teaching and learning of science. Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS2(2018-June), 1251-1258.

Yin, Y., Anderson, T. R., Gardner, S. M., & Pelaez, N. J. (2015, poster). Evaluation of a Network of Scientists and Educational Specialists Developing Standards for Competence in Experimental Design. American Educational Research Association, AERA.