Science Education Research Publications

Gelinas, K.A., Ovid, D., Amaya-Mejia, W., Ayala, R., Baek, H. E., Gasmin, E., Hissen, K., Johnson, A., Kossa, E., Levesque, L., Lutz, K. R., Lyons, A. S., Mata, A. F., Mitchell, C. G., Paggeot, L., Pastor-Infantas, M. J., Patel, C., Prestol-Casillas, S., Chen, K. X., & Tanner, K. D. (2022). Investigating Instructor Talk among Graduate Teaching Assistants in Undergraduate Biology Laboratory Classrooms. CBE—Life Sciences Education21(2), ar31, 1-22.pdf

Ovid, D., Rice, M. M., Luna, J. V., Tabayoyong, K., Lajevardi, P., & Tanner, K. D. (2021). Investigating Student Perceptions of Instructor Talk: Alignment with Researchers’ Categorizations and Analysis of Remembered Language. CBE—Life Sciences Education20(4), ar61, 1-24. pdf

Aranda, M. L., Diaz, M., Mena, L. G., Ortiz, J. I., Rivera-Nolan, C., Sanchez, D. C., Sanchez, M. J., Upchurch, A. M., Williams, C. S., Boorstin, S. N., Cardoso, L. M., Dominguez, M., Elias, S., Lopez, E. E., Ramirez, R. E., Romero, P. J., Tigress, F. N., Wilson, J. A., Winstead, R., Cantley, J. T., Chen, J. C., Fuse, M., Goldman, M. A., Govindan, B., Ingmire, P., Knight, J. D., Pasion, S. G., Pennings, P. S., Sehgal, R. N. M., de Vera, P. T., Kelley, L., Schinske, J. N., Riggs, B., Burrus, L. W., & Tanner, K. D. (2021). Student-Authored Scientist Spotlights: Investigating the Impacts of Engaging Undergraduates as Developers of Inclusive Curriculum through a Service-Learning Course. CBE—Life Sciences Education20(4), ar55, 1–17. pdf

Bush, S. D., Stevens, M. T., Tanner, K. D., & Williams, K. S. (2020). Disciplinary Bias, Money Matters, and Persistence: Deans’ Perspectives on Science Faculty with Education Specialties (SFES). CBE—Life Sciences Education, 19(3), ar34, 1–13. pdf

Betz, N., Leffers, J. S., Thor, E. E. D., Fux, M. de Nesnera, K., Tanner, K. D., & Coley, J.D. (2019). Cognitive Construal-Consistent Instructor Language in the Undergraduate Biology Classroom. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 18(4), ar63, 1–16. pdf

Harrison, C. D., Nguyen, T. A., Seidel, S. B., Escobedo, A. M., Hartman, C., Lam, K., Liang, K. S., Martens, M., Acker, G. N., Akana, S. F., Balukjian, B., Benton, H. P., Blair, J. R., Boaz, S. M., Boyer, K. E., Bram, J. B., Burrus, L. W., Byrd, D. T., Caporale, N., Carpenter, E. J., Chan, Y. H. M., Chen, L., Chovnick, A., Chu, D. S., Clarkson, B. K., Cooper, S. E., Creech, C. J., de la Torre, J. R., Denetclaw, W. F., Duncan, K., Edwards, A. S., Erickson, K., Fuse, M., Gorga, J. J., Govindan, B., Jeanette Green, L., Hankamp, P. Z., Harris, H. E., He, Z. H., Ingalls, S. B., Ingmire, P. D., Jacobs, J. R., Kamakea, M., Kimpo, R. R., Knight, J. D., Krause, S. K., Krueger, L. E., Light, T. L., Lund, L., Márquez-Magaña, L. M., McCarthy, B. K., McPheron, L., Miller-Sims, V. C., Moffatt, C. A., Muick, P. C., Nagami, P. H., Nusse, G., Okimura, K. M., Pasion, S. G., Patterson, R., Pennings, P. S., Riggs, B., Romeo, J. M., Roy, S. W., Russo-Tait, T., Schultheis, L. M., Sengupta, L., Spicer, G. S., Swei, A., Wade, J. M., Willsie, J. K., Kelley, L. A., Owens, M. T., Trujillo, G., Domingo, C., Schinske, J. N., & Tanner, K. D. (2019). Investigating Instructor Talk in Novel Contexts: Widespread Use, Unexpected Categories, and an Emergent Sampling Strategy. CBE—Life Sciences Education18(3), ar47, 1-23. pdf

Owens, M. T., Trujillo, G., Seidel, S. B., Harrison, C. D., Farrar, K. M., Benton, H. P., Blair, J. R., Boyer, K. E., Breckler, J. L., Burrus, L. W., Byrd, D. T., Caporale, N., Carpenter, E. J., Chan, Y. H. M., Chen, J. C., Chen, L., Chen, L. H., Chu, D. S., Cochlan, W. P., Crook, R. J., Crow, K. D., De La Torre, J. R., Denetclaw, W. F., Dowdy, L. M., Franklin, D., Fuse, M., Goldman, M. A., Govindan, B., Green, M., Harris, H. E., He, Z. H., Ingalls, S. B., Ingmire, P., Johnson, A. R. B., Knight, J. D., Lebuhn, G., Light, T. L., Low, C., Lund, L., Márquez-Magaña, L. M., Miller-Sims, V. C., Moffatt, C. A., Murdock, H., Nusse, G. L., Thomas Parke, V., Pasion, S. G., Patterson, R., Pennings, P. S., Ramirez, J. C., Ramirez, R. M., Riggs, B., Rohlfs, R. V., Romeo, J. M., Rothman, B. S., Roy, S. W., Russo-Tait, T., Sehgal, R. N. M., Simonin, K. A., Spicer, G. S., Stillman, J. H., Swei, A., Tempe, L. C., Vredenburg, V. T., Weinstein, S. L., Zink, A. G., Kelley, L. A., Domingo, C. R., & Tanner, K. D. (2018). Collectively Improving Our Teaching: Attempting Biology Department–Wide Professional Development in Scientific Teaching. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 17(1), ar2, 1–17. pdf

Bush, S.D., Stevens, M.T., Tanner, K.D., & Williams, K.S. (2017). Origins of Science Faculty with Education Specialties: Hiring Motivations and Prior Connections Explain Institutional Differences in the SFES Phenomenon. BioScience, 67(5), 452–463. pdf

Owens, M. T., Seidel, S. B., Wong, M., Bejines, T. E., Lietz, S., Perez, J. R., Sit, S., Subedar, Z. S., Acker, G. N., Akana, S. F., Balukjian, B., Benton, H. P., Blair, J. R., Boaz, S. M., Boyer, K. E., Bram, J. B., Burrus, L. W., Byrd, D. T., Caporale, N., Carpenter, E. J., Chan, Y. H. M., Chen, L., Chovnick, A., Chu, D. S., Clarkson, B. K., Cooper, S. E., Creech, C., Crow, K. D., De La Torre, J. R., Denetclaw, W. F., Duncan, K. E., Edwards, A. S., Erickson, K. L., Fuse, M., Gorga, J. J., Govindan, B., Green, J. L., Hankamp, P. Z., Harrisa, H. E., He, Z. H., Ingalls, S., Ingmire, P. D., Jacobs, J. R., Kamakear, M., Kimpo, R. R., Knight, J. D., Krause, S. K., Krueger, L. E., Light, T. L., Lund, L., Márquez-Magaña, L. M., McCarthy, B. K., McPheron, L. J., Miller-Sims, V. C., Moffatt, C. A., C Muick, P., Nagami, P. H., Nusse, G. L., Okimura, K., Pasiona, S. G., Patterson, R., Pennings, P. S., Riggs, B., Romeo, J., Roy, S. W., Russo-Tait, T., Schultheis, L. M., Sengupta, L., Small, R., Spicer, G. S., Stillman, J. H., Swei, A., Wade, J. M., Waters, S. B., Weinstein, S. L., Willsie, J. K., Wright, D. W., Harrison, C. D., Kelley, L. A., Trujillo, G., Domingo, C. R., Schinske, J. N., & Tanner, K. D. (2017). Classroom sound can be used to classify teaching practices in college science courses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences114(12), 3085-3090. pdf

Bissonnette, S. A., Combs, E. D., Nagami, P. H., Byers, V., Fernandez, J., Le, D., Realin, J., Woodham, S., Smith, J. I., & Tanner, K. D. (2017). Using the Biology Card Sorting Task to Measure Changes in Conceptual Expertise during Postsecondary Biology Education. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 16(1), ar14, 1–15. pdf

Coley, J.D., Arenson, M., Xu, Y., & Tanner, K.D. (2017). Intuitive biological thought: Developmental changes and effects of biology education in late adolescence. Cognitive Psychology, 92, 1-21. pdf

Potter, L. M., Bissonnette, S. A., Knight, J. D., & Tanner, K. D. (2017). Investigating Novice and Expert Conceptions of Genetically Modified Organisms. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 16(3), ar52, 1-13. pdf

Richard M., Coley J. D., & Tanner K. D. (2017). Investigating Undergraduate Students’ Use of Intuitive Reasoning and Evolutionary Knowledge in Explanations of Antibiotic Resistance. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 16(3), ar55, 1-13. pdf

Krieter, F. E., Julius R. W., Tanner. K. D., Bush, S. D., & Scott, G. E. (2016). Thinking Like a Chemist: Development of a Chemistry Card Sorting Task to Probe Conceptual Expertise. Journal of Chemical Education, 93(5), 811–820. pdf

Bush, S. D., Rudd II J. A., Stevens, M. T., Tanner, K. D., & Williams, K. S. (2016). Fostering Change from Within: Influencing Teaching Practices of Departmental Colleagues by Science Faculty with Education Specialties. PLoS ONE, 11(3), e0150914, 1-20. pdf

Seidel, S. B., Reggi, A. L., Schinske, J. N., Burrus, L. W., & Tanner, K. D. (2015). Beyond the Biology: A Systematic Investigation of Noncontent Instructor Talk in an Introductory Biology Course. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 14(4), ar29, 1-14. pdf

Danielson, K. I., & Tanner K. D. (2015). Investigating Undergraduate Science Students’ Conceptions and Misconceptions of Ocean Acidification. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 14(3), ar29, 1-11. pdf

Coley, J. D., & Tanner, K.D. (2015). Relations between Intuitive Biological Thinking and Biological Misconceptions in Biology Majors and Nonmajors. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 14(1), ar8, 1-19. pdf

Bush, S. D., Pelaez, N. J., Rudd, J. A., Stevens, M. T., Tanner, K. D., & Williams, K. S. (2015). Misalignments: Challenges in Cultivating Science Faculty with Education Specialties in Your Department. BioScience, 65(1), 81-89. pdf

Wooten, M. M., Cool, A. M., Prather, E. E., & Tanner, K. D. (2014). Comparison of performance on multiple-choice questions and open-ended questions in an introductory astronomy laboratory. Physical Review Special Topics-Physics Education Research, 10(2), 0201030, 1-22. pdf

Smith, J. I., Combs, E. D., Nagami, P. H., Alto, V. M., Goh, H. G., Gourdet, M. A. A., Hough, C. M., Mickell, A. E., Peer, A. G., Coley, J. D., Tanner, K. D., & Williams, K. S. (2013). Development of the Biology Card Sorting Task to Measure Conceptual Expertise in Biology. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 12(4), 628-644. pdf

Sadler, P., Coyle, H., Smith, N. C., Miller, J., Mintzes, J., Tanner, K. D., & Murray, J. (2013). Assessing the Life Science Knowledge of Students and Teachers Represented by the K–8 National Science Standards. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 12(3), 553-575. pdf

Bush, S. D., Pelaez, N. J., Rudd, J. A., Stevens, M. T., Tanner, K. D., & Williams, K. S. (2013). Widespread Distribution and Unexpected Variation among Science Faculty with Education Specialties (SFES) across the United States. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(18), 7170-7175. pdf

Fulop, R. M., & Tanner, K. D. (2012). Investigating High School Students’ Conceptualizations of the Biological Basis of Learning. Advances in Physiology Education, 36(2), 131-142. pdf

Bush, S. D., Pelaez, N. J., Rudd, J. A., Stevens, M. T., Tanner, K. D., & Williams, K. S. (2011). Investigations of Science Faculty with Education Specialties within the Largest University System in the United States. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 10(1), 25-42. pdf

Bush, S. D., Pelaez, N. J., Rudd, J. A., Stevens, M. T., Tanner, K. D., Williams, K. S., & Wood, W.B. (2010). A Role for Postdocs in Undergraduate Education. Science, 327(5965), 522-523. pdf

Knight, J. D., Fulop, R. M., Marquez-Magana, L., & Tanner, K. D. (2008). Investigative Cases and Student Outcomes in an Upper Division Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory Course at a Minority Serving Institution. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 7(4), 382-393. pdf

Schinske, J., Clayman, K., Busch, A. K., & Tanner, K.D. (2008). Teaching the Anatomy of a Scientific Journal Article. The Science Teacher, 75(7), 49-56. pdf

Busch, A. K., & Tanner, K. D. Developing Scientist Educators: Analysis of Integrating K-12 Pedagogy and Partnership Experiences into Graduate Science Training. National Association for Research in Science Teaching Conference Paper, San Francisco, CA, distributed and presented April 2006. pdf

Chan. J. M., & Tanner, K. D. (2006). Understanding the Nature of Science: Science Views From the Seventh Grade Classroom. The Science Education Partnership & Assessment Laboratory, San Francisco State University, 184-209. pdf