Frances P Lawrenz

1974 …2024
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Research interests

Topics of research interest include achievement gap, opportunity gap, and educational disparities.

Research interests

  • achievement gap
  • educational disparities
  • opportunity gap

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Projects 2004 2024

Research Output 1974 2019

Evaluation Capacity Building for Informal STEM Education: Working for Success Across the Field

Bequette, M., Cardiel, C. L. B., Cohn, S., Kollmann, E. K. & Lawrenz, F. P., Mar 1 2019, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 2019, 161, p. 107-123 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evaluation capacity building

Investigating Grade and Gender Differences in Students’ Attitudes toward Life and Well-Being

Lu, Y. Y., Chen, H. T., Wang, H. H., Lawrenz, F. P. & Hong, Z. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Applied Research in Quality of Life.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gender-specific factors
secondary school
school grade
1 Citation (Scopus)

Use of the stages of concern questionnaire in a national top-down reform effort

Fischer, C., McCoy, A., Foster, B., Eisenkraft, A. & Lawrenz, F. P., Apr 1 2019, In : Teaching and Teacher Education. 80, p. 13-26 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Using a Complex Adaptive Systems Perspective to Illuminate the Concept of Evaluation Capacity Building in a Network

Grack Nelson, A., King, J. A., Lawrenz, F., Reich, C., Bequette, M., Pattison, S., Kunz Kollmann, E., Illes, M., Cohn, S., Iacovelli, S., Cardiel, C. L. B., Ostgaard, G., Goss, J., Beyer, M., Causey, L., Sinkey, A. & Francisco, M., Jun 1 2019, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 40, 2, p. 214-230 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capacity Building
Systems perspective
Evaluation capacity building
Complex adaptive systems
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adapting to large-scale changes in Advanced Placement Biology, Chemistry, and Physics: the impact of online teacher communities

Frumin, K., Dede, C., Fischer, C., Foster, B., Lawrenz, F. P., Eisenkraft, A., Fishman, B., Jurist Levy, A. & McCoy, A., Mar 4 2018, In : International Journal of Science Education. 40, 4, p. 397-420 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle