Undergraduate Student Author

Reid, J. W.; Kirbulut Gunes, Z. D.; Fateh, S.; Fatima, A.; Macrie-Shuck, M.; Nennig, H. T.; Quintanilla, F.; States, N. E.; Syed, A.; Cole, R.; Rushton, G. T.; Shah, L.; Talanquer, V., Investigating patterns of student engagement during collaborative activities in undergraduate chemistry courses. Chemistry Education Research and Practice 2022

Czajka, D.; Reynders, G.; Stanford, C.; Cole, R.; Lantz, J.; Ruder, S. A Novel Rubric Format for Providing Feedback on Process Skills to STEM Undergraduate Students. Journal of College Science Teaching 2021, 50 (6), 48–56

Roller, R. M.; Sumantakul, S.; Tran, M.; Van Wyk, A.; Zinna, J.; Donelson, D. A.; Finnegan, S. G.; Foley, G.; Frechette, O. R.; Gaetgens, J.; Jiang, J.; Rinaolo, K. C.; Cole, R. S.; Lieberman, M.; Remcho, V. T.; Frederick, K. A., Inquiry-Based Laboratories Using Paper Microfluidic Devices. Journal of Chemical Education 2021, 98 (6), 1946-1953.

Cole, R. S.; Muniz, M.; Harvey, E.; Sweeney, R.; Hunnicutt, S., How Should Apples Be Prepared for a Fruit Salad? A Guided Inquiry Physical Chemistry ExperimentJournal of Chemical Education, 2020.

Jacobson, W; Cole, R., “Motivations and Obstacles Influencing Faculty Engagement in Adopting Teaching Innovations,” To Improve the Academy, 202039 (1), 1-23.

Reynders, G.;  Lantz, J.;  Ruder, S. M.;  Stanford, C. L.; Cole, R. S., Rubrics to assess critical thinking and information processing in undergraduate STEM courses. International Journal of STEM Education 2020, 7 (1), 9.

Gil Reynders, Erica Suh, Renée S. Cole, and Rebecca Sansom, “Developing Student Process Skills in a Freshmen Chemistry Laboratory” Journal of Chemical Education, 2019, 96, 10, 2109-2119

Reinholz, D. L.; Matz, R. L.; Cole, R.; Apkarian, N., STEM Is Not a Monolith: A Preliminary Analysis of Variations in STEM Disciplinary Cultures and Implications for Change. CBE—Life Sciences Education 201918 (4), mr4.

Jennifer A. Schmidt-McCormack, Caryl Fish, Anne Falke, Juliette Lantz, Renée S. Cole, “Assessment of Process Skills in Analytical Chemistry Student Responses to Open-Ended Exam Questions,” Journal of Chemical Education96(8), 1578-1590 (2019).

Renee Cole, Gil Reynders, Suzanne Ruder, Courtney Stanford, and Juliette Lantz, “Constructive alignment beyond content: Assessing professional skills in student group interactions and written work,” in Research into Practice in Chemistry Education - Selected Contributions from the 25th IUPAC International Conference on Chemistry Education 2018. Editors: Madeleine Schultz, Siegbert Schmid, and Gwen Lawrie, Springer, 2019. (invited)

Deborah Harrington, ...Renee Cole et al., Supporting the Growth and Impact of the Chemistry-Education Research CommunityJ. Chem. Educ., 2019, 96 (3), pp 393–397

Marilyne Stains, ...Renee Cole et al., Anatomy of STEM teaching in North American universitiesScience, 2018, 359, 6383, 1468-1470

Alena Moon, Courtney Stanford, Renee Cole, and Marcy Towns (2017), Analysis of inquiry materials to explain complexity of chemical reasoning in physical chemistry students’ argumentationJ Res Sci Teach, 54: 1322–1346

Jeffrey E. Froyd, Charles Henderson, Renée S. Cole, Debra Friedrichsen, Raina Khatri & Courtney Stanford, "From Dissemination to Propagation: A New Paradigm for Education DevelopersChange: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 49, 4, 2017 

Jennifer Schmidt-McCormack, Marc Muniz, Ellie Keuter, Scott K Shaw, and Renee Cole, "Design and Implementation of Instructional Videos for Upper-Division Undergraduate Laboratory Courses," Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2017, 18, 749-762

Alena Moon, Courtney Stanford, Renee Cole, and Marcy Towns, “Decentering: A Characteristic of Effective Student-Student Discourse in Inquiry-Oriented Physical Chemistry Classrooms,” Journal of Chemical Education, 2017, 94 (7), 829-836

Courtney Stanford, Renee Cole, Jeff Froyd, Charles Henderson, Debbi Friedrichsen, and Raina Khatri. “Analysis of Propagation Plans of NSF-Funded Education Development Projects,” Journal of Science Education and Technology (2017): 1-20.

Raina Khatri, Charles Henderson, Renee Cole, Jeff Froyd, Debbi Friedrichsen, and Courtney Stanford. “Characteristics of Well-Propagated Teaching Innovations for Undergraduate STEM Disciplines” International Journal of STEM Education, 4 (2), 1-10 (2017)

Courtney Stanford, Alena Moon, Marcy Towns, and Renee Cole. “Analysis of instructor facilitation strategies and their influences on student argumentation: A case study of a POGIL physical chemistry classroom Journal of Chemical Education. 93 (9), pp 1501–1513 (2016)

Alena Moon, Courtney Stanford, Renee Cole and Marcy Towns. “The nature of students’ chemical reasoning employed in scientific argumentation in physical chemistry” Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 17, 353-364, (2016)

Courtney Stanford, Renee Cole, Jeff Froyd, Debbi Friedrichsen, Raina Khatri, and Charles Henderson. “Supporting sustained adoption of education innovations: The Designing for Sustained Adoption Assessment Instrument.” International Journal of STEM Education3, 1-13 (2016).

Raina Khatri, Charles Henderson, Renee Cole, Jeff Froyd, Debra Friedrichsen, & Courtney Stanford. Designing for sustained adoption: A model of developing educational innovations for successful propagationPhys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res12, 010112:1-22 (2016).

Nicole Becker, Courtney Stanford, Marcy Towns, and Renee Cole, “Translating across macroscopic, sub-microscopic, and symbolic levels: The role of instructor scaffolding in an inquiry-oriented physical chemistry class” Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 16, 769-785 (2015).

Nicole Becker, Chris Rasmussen, George Sweeney, Megan Wawro, Marcy Towns, and Renee Cole, “Explanations grounded in the particulate nature of matter: A sociochemical norm in a physical chemistry class,” Chemical Education Research and Practice14, 81-94 (2013).

Raina Khatri, Charles Henderson, Renee Cole, and Jeff Froyd. “Principal Investigator and Program Director Views of Successful Propagation,” Proceedings of the 2012 Physics Education Research Conference.  AIP Conference Proceedings Volume 1513, p. 218-221.

Chris Bauer and Renee Cole, “Validation of Assessment Rubric via Controlled Modification of Classroom Activity,” Journal of Chemical Education89(9), 1104-1108 (2012).

Renee Cole, Nicole Becker, Marcy Towns, George Sweeney, Megan Wawro, and Chris Rasmussen, "Adapting a Methodology from Mathematics Education Research to Chemistry Education Research: Documenting Collective Activity", International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education10, 193-211 (2012).

Kimberly Linenberger, Renee S. Cole, and Somnath Sarkar, “Looking Beyond Lewis Structures: A General Chemistry Molecular Modeling Experiment Focusing on Physical Properties and Geometry,” Journal of Chemical Education88(7), 962-965 (2011).

Philip R. Burkholder, Renee S. Cole, and Gordon H. Purser, “Using Molecular Dynamics Simulation to Reinforce Student Understanding of Intermolecular Forces,” Journal of Chemical Education85(8), 1071-1077 (2008).
      Note: This article was selected as the cover feature.

Christopher F. Bauer, John V. Clevenger, Renée S. Cole, Loretta L. Jones, Paul B. Kelter, Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, and Barbara A. Sawrey, “Hiring and Promotion in Chemical Education: A Task Force Report,” Journal of Chemical Education85(7), 898-901 (2008). (Invited)

Scott E. McKay, Timothy Robbins, and Renée S. Cole, “Modern Sport and Chemistry: What a Golf Fanatic Should Know,” Journal of Chemical Education85(10), 1319 (2008). (Invited)

Renée S. Cole and John B. Todd, "Effects of web-based multimedia homework with immediate rich feedback on student learning in general chemistryJournal of Chemical Education80(11), 1338-1343 (2003).

Renée S. Cole and Roger Frech, "Characterization of the sodium sulfate-sodium phosphate system" Journal of Molecular Structure643, 101-107 (2002).

Guinevere A. Giffin, Steven R. Boone, Renée S. Cole, Scott E. McKay and Robert Kopitzke, "Modern Sport and Chemistry: What a chemically aware sports fanatic should knowJournal of Chemical Education 79(7), 813-819 (2002).    Note: This article was selected as the cover feature.

Renée Cole, "Chemistry, Teaching, and WebCTJournal of Chemical Education 77(7), 826-827 (2000). (Invited)

R. S. Cole and Roger Frech, "Spectroscopic characterization of pure and cation-stabilized sodium phosphate" Journal of Chemical Physics 112(9), 4251-4261 (2000).

Lowell R. Matthews, Edward T. Knobbe, Gamini Dharmasena, Renée S. Cole and Roger E. Frech, “Spectrofluorimetric characterization of an ionic conductor:  Sodium sulfate high-temperature phases doped with europium(III),” Materials Research Symposium Proceedings369, 475-480 (1995).

Roger E. Frech, Renee S. Cole and Gamini Dharmasena, “Raman spectroscopic studies of Y2(SO4)3 substitution in LiNaSO4 and LiKSO4,” J. Solid State Chem.105, 151-160 (1993).

David P. Smith, Jamie R. Strickler, Steven D. Gray, Michael A. Bruck, Renee S. Holmes and David E. Wigley, “Early-transition-metal-mediated [2+2+2] cycloadditions: formation and fragmentation of a reactive metallocyclopentadiene and its direct conversion to h6-arene and h2-pyridene complexes of tantalum,” Organometallics11, 1275-1288 (1992).