Research Output 1981 2019

2019
Open Access
Research
experience
Students
student
research project
4 Citations (Scopus)

Discovery and broad relevance may be insignificant components of course-based undergraduate research experiences (CURES) for non-biology majors

Ballen, C. J., Thompson, S. K., Blum, J. E., Newstrom, N. P. & Cotner, S. H., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. 19, 2, 1515.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
college students
Research
students
experience
Students

Evolution education is a complex landscape

Dunk, R. D. P., Barnes, M. E., Reiss, M. J., Alters, B., Asghar, A., Carter, B. E., Cotner, S. H., Glaze, A. L., Hawley, P. H., Jensen, J. L., Mead, L. S., Nadelson, L. S., Nelson, C. E., Pobiner, B., Scott, E. C., Shtulman, A., Sinatra, G. M., Southerland, S. A., Walter, E. M., Brownell, S. E. & 1 othersWiles, J. R., Mar 1 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, 3, p. 327-329 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

education
educational research
researchers
history
population growth
Students
simulation
instruction
performance

Measuring Student Motivation in an Introductory Biology Class

Gibbens, B., Jan 1 2019, In : American Biology Teacher. 81, 1, p. 20-26 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intrinsic motivation
biology
Motivation
students
Students

Structured learning environments are required to promote equitable participation

Neill, C., Cotner, S. H., Driessen, M. & Ballen, C. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 20, 1, p. 197-203 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning environment
Students
assistant
Teaching
participation
2018

Bioinformatics core competencies for undergraduate life sciences education

Wilson Sayres, M. A., Hauser, C., Sierk, M., Robic, S., Rosenwald, A. G., Smith, T. M., Triplett, E. W., Williams, J. J., Dinsdale, E., Morgan, W. R., Burnette, J. M., Donovan, S. S., Drew, J. C., Elgin, S. C. R., Fowlks, E. R., Galindo-Gonzalez, S., Goodman, A. L., Grandgenett, N. F., Goller, C. C., Jungck, J. R. & 14 othersNewman, J. D., Pearson, W., Ryder, E. F., Tosado-Acevedo, R., Tapprich, W., Tobin, T. C., Toro-Martínez, A., Welch, L. R., Wright, R., Barone, L., Ebenbach, D., McWilliams, M., Olney, K. C. & Pauley, M. A., Jun 1 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 6, e0196878.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioinformatics
Education
Problem-Based Learning

Clarence Darrow Finally Returns to Dayton

Moore, R., Feb 1 2018, In : American Biology Teacher. 80, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Students
science
student
Teaching
Multimedia

Diversidad de especies de Chironomidae (Diptera) de estuarios en un gradiente de uso de suelo en la costa Caribe de Costa Rica

Translated title of the contribution: Chironomidae (Diptera) species diversity of estuaries across a land use gradient on the Caribbean coast of Costa RicaKranzfelder, P. & Ferrington, L. C., Sep 1 2018, In : Revista de Biologia Tropical. 66, 3, p. 1118-1134 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chironomidae
Costa Rica
Estuaries
Diptera
estuaries
1 Citation (Scopus)

Do small classes in higher education reduce performance gaps in STEM?

Ballen, C., Aguillon, S. M., Brunelli, R., Drake, A. G., Wassenberg, D., Weiss, S. L., Zamudio, K. R. & Cotner, S. H., Jan 1 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 8, p. 593-600 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy
higher education
students
Students
Education

Evolution education in Galápagos: What do biology teachers know and think about evolution?

Cotner, S. H. & Moore, R., Jun 21 2018, Evolution Education Around the Globe. Springer International Publishing, p. 137-151 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

biology teacher
education
cognitive dissonance
love
acceptance

Genetic diversity and sex ratio of naked mole rat, Heterocephalus glaber, zoo populations

Chau, L., Groh, A. M., Anderson, E. C., Alcala, M. O., Mendelson, J. R., Slade, S. B., Kerns, K., Sarro, S., Lusardi, C. & Goodisman, M. A. D., May 1 2018, In : Zoo Biology. 37, 3, p. 171-182 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heterocephalus glaber
zoos
sex ratio
genetic variation
inbreeding
5 Citations (Scopus)

Improving Conceptual Understanding and Representation Skills Through Excel-Based Modeling

Malone, K. L., Schunn, C. D. & Schuchardt, A., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Science Education and Technology. 27, 1, p. 30-44 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curricula
biology
Ecology
curriculum
ecology

Politics a Chilly Environment for Undergraduate Women in Norway

Ballen, C., Lee, D., Rakner, L. & Cotner, S. H., Jul 1 2018, In : PS - Political Science and Politics. 51, 3, p. 653-658 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Norway
classroom
political science
semester
politics
Open Access
tourists
archipelago
tourist
animal
evolutionary biology

Scientific presenting: Using evidence-based classroom practices to deliver effective conference presentations

Corwin, L. A., Prunuske, A. & Seidel, S. B., Mar 1 2018, In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 17, 1, es1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence-Based Practice
Teaching
classroom
evidence
Learning
1 Citation (Scopus)

Small group gender ratios impact biology class performance and peer evaluations

Sullivan, L. L., Ballen, C. & Cotner, S. H., Apr 1 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 4, e0195129.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

peers
Biological Sciences
gender
Mathematics
Microclimate
dialogue
Group
student
classroom
discourse
2017
7 Citations (Scopus)

A call to develop course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) for Nonmajors courses

Ballen, C. J., Blum, J. E., Brownell, S., Hebert, S., Hewlett, J., Klein, J. R., McDonald, E. A., Monti, D. L., Nold, S. C., Slemmons, K. E., Soneral, P. A. G. & Cotner, S., Jun 1 2017, In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 16, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
experience
Practice Guidelines
best practice
Learning
Carbonylation
Tissue
Oxidative stress
Proteins
Oxidants
11 Citations (Scopus)

By their own devices: invasive Argentine ants have shifted diet without clear aid from symbiotic microbes

Hu, Y., Holway, D. A., Łukasik, P., Chau, L., Kay, A. D., LeBrun, E. G., Miller, K. A., Sanders, J. G., Suarez, A. V. & Russell, J. A., Mar 1 2017, In : Molecular ecology. 26, 6, p. 1608-1630 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linepithema humile
microsymbionts
Ants
symbiont
symbionts
3 Citations (Scopus)

Can mixed assessment methods make biology classes more equitable?

Cotner, S. H. & Ballen, C., Dec 1 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 12, e0189610.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Biological Sciences
students
Engineering technology
Microclimate
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of an interdisciplinary pre-matriculation program designed to promote medical students' self efficacy

Wirta Kosobuski, A., Whitneyb, A., Skildum, A. J. & Prunuske, A. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Medical Education Online. 22, 1, 1272835.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Efficacy
Medical Students
self-efficacy
medical student
Students

Development of an interdisciplinary pre-matriculation program designed to promote medical students' self efficacy

Wirta Kosobuski, A., Whitney, A., Skildum, A. J. & Prunuske, A. J., Jan 1 2017, In : Medical Education Online. 22, 1, 1272835.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

self-efficacy
medical student
student
school
confidence
Open Access
DNA barcoding
integument
Chironomidae
skin (animal)
insects
3 Citations (Scopus)

Do biology majors really differ from non–STEM majors?

Cotner, S. H., Thompson, S. & Wright, R., Sep 1 2017, In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 16, 3, ar48.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biology
science
Curricula
Education
Students
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of retinoic acid signaling on extraocular muscle myogenic precursor cells in vitro

Hebert, S. L., Fitzpatrick, K. R., McConnell, S. A., Cucak, A., Yuan, C. & McLoon, L. K., Dec 1 2017, In : Experimental Cell Research. 361, 1, p. 101-111 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oculomotor Muscles
Tretinoin
Retinoid X Receptors
Retinoic Acid Receptors
Desmin
9 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing diversity in undergraduate science: self-efficacy drives performance gains with active learning

Ballen, C., Wieman, C., Salehi, S., Searle, J. B. & Zamudio, K. R., Dec 1 2017, In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 16, 4, ar56.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Problem-Based Learning
Self Efficacy
self-efficacy
Students
science
6 Citations (Scopus)

Exams disadvantage women in introductory biology

Ballen, C., Salehi, S. & Cotner, S. H., Oct 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 10, e0186419.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

anxiety
students
Students
Biological Sciences
Anxiety
9 Citations (Scopus)

Gene duplication and the evolution of phenotypic diversity in insect societies

Chau, L. & Goodisman, M. A. D., Dec 1 2017, In : Evolution. 71, 12, p. 2871-2884 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

insect colonies
Gene Duplication
gene duplication
Insects
insect
3 Citations (Scopus)

How much professional development is needed with educative curriculum materials? It depends upon the intended student learning outcomes

Schuchardt, A., Tekkumru-Kisa, M., Schunn, C. D., Stein, M. K. & Reynolds, B., Nov 1 2017, In : Science Education. 101, 6, p. 1015-1033 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

curriculum
learning
student
teacher
science
4 Citations (Scopus)

Landscape-level Wolf space use is correlated with prey abundance, ease of mobility, and the distribution of prey habitat

Kittle, A. M., Anderson, M., Avgar, T., Baker, J. A., Brown, G. S., Hagens, J., Iwachewski, E., Moffatt, S., Mosser, A., Patterson, B. R., Reid, D. E. B., Rodgers, A. R., Shuter, J., Street, G. M., Thompson, I. D., Vennen, L. M. V. & Fryxell, J. M., Apr 1 2017, In : Ecosphere. 8, 4, e01783.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

space use
wolves
Alces alces
habitat
habitats

Letters to the Editor

Moore, R., Apr 1 2017, In : American Biology Teacher. 79, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

letters to the editor
2 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinal analysis of a diversity support program in biology: A national call for further assessment

Ballen, C. & Mason, N. A., Jan 1 2017, In : BioScience. 67, 4, p. 367-373 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

students
Students
Biological Sciences
educational methods
cohesion
1 Citation (Scopus)

Non-invasive bat species identification from mixed-species samples using a microarray

Patrick, L. E., Just, J. M. & Vonhof, M. J., Mar 1 2017, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 9, 1, p. 139-149 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bat
Chiroptera
DNA probes
DNA Probes
animal manures
5 Citations (Scopus)
academic achievement
Teaching
learning
Learning
Students
2 Citations (Scopus)

Rural family medicine outcomes at the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth

Fuglestad, A., Prunuske, J. P., Regal, R., Hunter, C., Boulger, J. G. & Prunuske, A. J., May 1 2017, In : Family Medicine. 49, 5, p. 388-393 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medical Schools
Medicine
North American Indians
Family Practice
Physicians
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual coloration and sperm performance in the Australian painted dragon lizard, Ctenophorus pictus

McDiarmid, C. S., Friesen, C. R., Ballen, C. & Olsson, M., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 30, 7, p. 1303-1312 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lizard
sperm
lizards
spermatozoa
color

Solar-powered flow-through system for aquatic field studies

Neill, C., Cotner, S. H. & Wisenden, B., Dec 1 2017, In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 8, 12, p. 1703-1706 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lake water
water flow
lake
intertidal environment
fieldwork
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
tourists
national park
teaching
tourist
national parks
4 Citations (Scopus)

The Development of an Indigenous Health Curriculum for Medical Students

Lewis, M. & Prunuske, A., May 1 2017, In : Academic Medicine. 92, 5, p. 641-648 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
medical student
curriculum
health
stakeholder
school
2 Citations (Scopus)

Walking and talking the tree of life: Why and how to teach about biodiversity

Ballen, C. & Greene, H. W., Mar 20 2017, In : PLoS biology. 15, 3, e2001630.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiversity
walking
Walking
Problem-Based Learning
learning

Work in progress: Engineering design in secondary biology

Malone, K. L., Schuchardt, A., Irwin, C. R., Kajfez, R. L. & Irving, K. E., Jun 24 2017, In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2017-June

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Technical presentations
Students
Engineers
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

A Framework for Implementing Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) in Freshman Biology Labs

Bakshi, A., Patrick, L. E. & Wischusen, E. W., Aug 1 2016, In : American Biology Teacher. 78, 6, p. 448-455 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

college students
biology
Biological Sciences
Research
experience
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bean Beetles Make Biology Research Sexy

Cotner, S. H. & Hebert, S. L., Mar 1 2016, In : American Biology Teacher. 78, 3, p. 233-240 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bruchidae
Beetles
biology
students
Students
2 Citations (Scopus)

Bold, Sedentary Fathead Minnows Have More Parasites

Pan, T., Gladen, K., Duncan, E. C., Cotner, S. H., Cotner, J. B., McEwen, D. C. & Wisenden, B. D., Aug 1 2016, In : Zebrafish. 13, 4, p. 248-255 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pimephales promelas
Cyprinidae
Parasites
parasites
minnows
3 Citations (Scopus)
mentoring
Mentors
Students
examination
participation
5 Citations (Scopus)

In Galápagos … and Uncomfortable with Evolution

Cotner, S. H., Graczyk, H., Rodríguez Garcia, J. L. & Moore, R., Apr 2 2016, In : Journal of Biological Education. 50, 2, p. 115-119 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

8 Citations (Scopus)

Mixed-methods design in biology education research: Approach and uses

Warfa, A., Dec 1 2016, In : CBE Life Sciences Education. 15, 4, rm5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

research approach
biology
Education
Research
education