Frances P Lawrenz

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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
education
Evaluation capacity building
Education
Evaluation

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
well-being
student
secondary school
school grade

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

reform
questionnaire
teacher
science
curriculum
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
evaluation
Systems perspective
Evaluation capacity building
Complex adaptive systems
2018
2 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

physics
biology
chemistry
teacher
community
2 Citations (Scopus)

Adapting to the Large-Scale Advanced Placement Chemistry Reform: An Examination of Teachers' Challenges and Instructional Practices

Fischer, C., Eisenkraft, A., Fishman, B., Hübner, N. & Lawrenz, F. P., Oct 9 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Education. 95, 10, p. 1701-1710 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curricula
chemistry
reform
examination
teacher

Exploring college students’ cognitive patterns during reasoning*

Liu, S. & Lawrenz, F. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Science Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate change
student
evidence
environmental education
argumentation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Introduction: The past, present, and future of informed consent in research and translational medicine

Wolf, S. M., Clayton, E. W. & Lawrenz, F. P., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 46, 1, p. 7-11 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Translational Medical Research
Informed Consent
Research
4 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating relationships between school context, teacher professional development, teaching practices, and student achievement in response to a nationwide science reform

Fischer, C., Fishman, B., Dede, C., Eisenkraft, A., Frumin, K., Foster, B., Lawrenz, F., Levy, A. J. & McCoy, A., May 1 2018, In : Teaching and Teacher Education. 72, p. 107-121 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

teaching practice
reform
teacher
science
school
1 Citation (Scopus)

Promoting evaluation capacity building in a complex adaptive system

Lawrenz, F. P., Kollmann, E. K., King, J. A., Bequette, M., Pattison, S., Nelson, A. G., Cohn, S., Cardiel, C. L. B., Iacovelli, S., Eliou, G. O., Goss, J., Causey, L., Sinkey, A., Beyer, M. & Francisco, M., Aug 1 2018, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 69, p. 53-60 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capacity Building
capacity building
evaluation
Information Dissemination
learning
2017

Site Visits: Conversations for Practice

Newhouse, C., Roseland, D. & Lawrenz, F. P., Dec 1 2017, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 2017, 156, p. 21-32 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conversation
evaluation
Evaluation
typology
Evaluation design
3 Citations (Scopus)

Urban Elementary Single-Sex Math Classrooms: Mitigating Stereotype Threat for African American Girls

Bowe, A. G., Desjardins, C. D., Clarkson, L. M. & Lawrenz, F. P., Mar 1 2017, In : Urban Education. 52, 3, p. 370-398 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African American
stereotype
student
threat
classroom
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

Examining mixing methods in an evaluation of a smoking cessation program

Betzner, A., Lawrenz, F. P. & Thao, M., Feb 1 2016, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 54, p. 94-101 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smoking Cessation
smoking
evaluation
dialectics
Focus Groups
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between involvement in and use of evaluation in multi-site evaluations

Roseland, D., Lawrenz, F. P. & Thao, M., Feb 1 2015, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 48, p. 75-82 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
evaluation research
Evaluation
Research
Interviews
2014
12 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinal Study of an After-school, Inquiry-based Science Intervention on Low-achieving Children's Affective Perceptions of Learning Science

Chen, H. T., Wang, H. H., Lin, H. S., Lawrenz, F. P. & Hong, Z. R., Jan 1 2014, In : International Journal of Science Education. 36, 13, p. 2133-2156 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

longitudinal study
science
school
learning
Group
2013
29 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships among affective factors and preferred engagement in science-related activities

Lin, H. S., Lawrenz, F., Lin, S. F. & Hong, Z. R., Nov 2013, In : Public Understanding of Science. 22, 8, p. 941-954 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

science
self-concept
self-efficacy
Self Efficacy
Self Concept
2012
8 Citations (Scopus)

A low-cost hands-on laboratory to introduce lithography concepts

Jalali, M., Marti, J. J., Kirchhoff, A. L., Lawrenz, F. & Campbell, S. A., 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Education. 55, 4, p. 517-524 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photolithography
Lithography
Students
costs
Clean rooms
3 Citations (Scopus)

An Empirical Examination of the Current State of Publically Available Nanotechnology Guidance Materials

Fleege, L. & Lawrenz, F. P., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 40, 4, p. 751-762 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanomedicine
Consent Forms
Research Ethics
Nanotechnology
Internet
26 Citations (Scopus)

An empirical examination of the management of return of individual research results and incidental findings in genomic biobanks

Johnson, G., Lawrenz, F. P. & Thao, M., Apr 1 2012, In : Genetics in Medicine. 14, 4, p. 444-450 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incidental Findings
Research
Internet
Postal Service
12 Citations (Scopus)
adolescent
science
learning
Group
student
15 Citations (Scopus)

Expert panel reviews of research centers: The site visit process

Lawrenz, F. P., Thao, M. & Johnson, K., Aug 1 2012, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 35, 3, p. 390-397 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

expert
Research
autonomy
research program
Empirical Research
295 Citations (Scopus)

Managing incidental findings and research results in genomic research involving biobanks and archived data sets

Wolf, S. M., Crock, B. N., Van Ness, B., Lawrenz, F., Kahn, J. P., Beskow, L. M., Cho, M. K., Christman, M. F., Green, R. C., Hall, R., Illes, J., Keane, M., Knoppers, B. M., Koenig, B. A., Kohane, I. S., Leroy, B., Maschke, K. J., McGeveran, W., Ossorio, P., Parker, L. S. & 6 others, Petersen, G. M., Richardson, H. S., Scott, J. A., Terry, S. F., Wilfond, B. S. & Wolf, W. A., Jan 1 2012, In : Genetics in Medicine. 14, 4, p. 361-384 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incidental Findings
Research
Duty to Recontact
Genetic Research
Reproductive Health
19 Citations (Scopus)

Promoting and scaffolding argumentation through reflective asynchronous discussions

Lin, H. S., Hong, Z. R. & Lawrenz, F. P., Jan 1 2012, In : Computers and Education. 59, 2, p. 378-384 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

argumentation
Students
student
Group
communication
19 Citations (Scopus)

Recommendations for Nanomedicine Human Subjects Research Oversight: An Evolutionary Approach for an Emerging Field

Fatehi, L., Wolf, S. M., Mccullough, J., Hall, R., Lawrenz, F., Kahn, J. P., Jones, C., Campbell, S. A., Dresser, R. S., Erdman, A. G., Haynes, C. L., Hoerr, R. A., Hogle, L. F., Keane, M. A., Khushf, G., King, N. M. P., Kokkoli, E., Marchant, G., Maynard, A. D., Philbert, M. & 3 others, Ramachandran, G., Siegel, R. A. & Wickline, S., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 40, 4, p. 716-750 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanomedicine
Research
Advisory Committees
Technology
Human Body
2 Citations (Scopus)

Documenting the impact of multisite evaluations on the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics field

Roseland, D., Greenseid, L. O., Volkov, B. B. & Lawrenz, F. P., Mar 1 2011, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 129, 1, p. 39-48 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mathematics
engineering
science
evaluation
Evaluation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing teacher preparation loan forgiveness programs: Variables related to perceived influence

Liou, P. Y. & Lawrenz, F. P., Jan 1 2011, In : Science Education. 95, 1, p. 121-144 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

loan
funding
teacher
school
recipient
5 Citations (Scopus)

Reflecting on multisite evaluation practice

King, J. A., Ross, P. A., Callow-Heusser, C., Gullickson, A. R., Lawrenz, F. P. & Weiss, I. R., Mar 1 2011, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 129, 1, p. 59-71 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
time experience
leadership
staff
Evaluation

Student and teacher perspectives across mathematics and science classrooms: The importance of engaging contexts

Appleton, J., Lawrenz, F. P. & Gravely, A., 2011, In : School Science and Mathematics. 111, p. 143-155

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Tensions and trade-offs in voluntary involvement: Evaluating the collaboratives for excellence in teacher preparation

Greenseid, L. O. & Lawrenz, F. P., Mar 1 2011, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 129, 1, p. 25-31 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

teacher
evaluation
test evaluation
Preparation
Excellence
3 Citations (Scopus)

The role of involvement and use in multisite evaluations

Lawrenz, F. P., King, J. A. & Ooms, A., Mar 1 2011, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 129, 1, p. 49-57 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
staff
life cycle
networking
Evaluation
8 Citations (Scopus)

The use of grounded theory to investigate the role of teacher education on STEM teachers' career paths in high-need schools

Kirchhoff, A. & Lawrenz, F. P., May 1 2011, In : Journal of Teacher Education. 62, 3, p. 246-259 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grounded theory
career
teacher
school
education
10 Citations (Scopus)
Mathematics
mathematics
engineering
Technology
Education
2010
33 Citations (Scopus)

A unified approach to validation, reliability, and education study design for surgical technical skills training

Sweet, R., Hananel, D. & Lawrenz, F. P., Feb 1 2010, In : Archives of Surgery. 145, 2, p. 197-201 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curriculum
Education
Reproducibility of Results
Educational Psychology
Behavioral Sciences

Effects of technology-based teacher training and teacher-led classroom implementation on learning reading comprehension strategies

Graves, M., Sales, G., Lawrenz, F. P., Robelia, B. & Richardson, J., 2010, In : Contemporary Educational Technology. 1, p. 160-174

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Influence of Scholarships on STEM Teachers: Cluster Analysis and Characteristics

Liou, P., Desjardines, C. & Lawrenz, F. P., 2010, In : School Science and Mathematics. 110, p. 128-143

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the impact of adding an environmental focus to a developmental chemistry course

Robelia, B., McNeill, K., Wammer, K. & Lawrenz, F. P., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of Chemical Education. 87, 2, p. 216-220 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chemistry
7 Citations (Scopus)

Perceived effects of scholarships on STEM majors' commitment to teaching in high need schools

Liou, P. Y., Kirchhoff, A. & Lawrenz, F. P., Apr 28 2010, In : Journal of Science Teacher Education. 21, 4, p. 451-470 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

commitment
Teaching
school
recipient
cluster analysis
2009
11 Citations (Scopus)

A judicial presentation of evidence of a student culture of "dealing"

Wood, N. B., Lawrenz, F. P. & Haroldson, R., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 46, 4, p. 421-441 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evidence
student
work culture
legal process
classroom
112 Citations (Scopus)

Research on evaluation use: A review of the empirical literature from 1986 to 2005

Johnson, K., Greenseid, L. O., Toal, S. A., King, J. A., Lawrenz, F. P. & Volkov, B., Sep 1 2009, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 30, 3, p. 377-410 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
stakeholder
Empirical Research
literature
Evaluation use
11 Citations (Scopus)

The unique character of involvement in multi-site evaluation settings

Toal, S. A., King, J. A., Johnson, K. & Lawrenz, F., May 2009, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 32, 2, p. 91-98 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Program Evaluation
evaluation
stakeholder
Emotions
Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy
22 Citations (Scopus)

Variables affecting physics achievement

Lawrenz, F. P., Wood, N. B., Kirchhoff, A., Kim, N. K. & Eisenkraft, A., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 46, 9, p. 961-976 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

physics
student
teacher
achievement test
curriculum
2008
18 Citations (Scopus)

A collaborative immersio approach to evaluation capacity building

Huffman, D., Thomas, K. & Lawrenz, F. P., Aug 26 2008, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 29, 3, p. 358-368 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capacity Building
Immersion
evaluation
technical assistance
kindergarten
19 Citations (Scopus)

A new evaluation tool to obtain practice-based evidence of worksite health promotion programs

Dunet, D. O., Sparling, P. B., Hersey, J., Williams-Piehota, P., Hill, M. D., Hanssen, C., Lawrenz, F. P. & Reyes, M., Jan 1 2008, In : Preventing Chronic Disease. 5, 4, 173.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence-Based Practice
Health Promotion
Workplace
Program Evaluation
Capacity Building
13 Citations (Scopus)

Concurrent meta-evaluation: A critique

Hanssen, C. E., Lawrenz, F. P. & Dunet, D. O., Nov 24 2008, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 29, 4, p. 572-582 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
Meta-evaluation
Evaluation
data analysis
event
25 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical analysis of current approaches to incidental findings

Lawrenz, F. P. & Sobotka, S., Jun 1 2008, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 36, 2, p. 249-255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incidental Findings
Research
Computed Tomographic Colonography
Consent Forms
Search Engine
7 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation capacity building in the schools: Administrator-led and teacher-led perspectives

Lawrenz, F., Thomas, K., Huffman, D. & Clarkson, L. C., 2008, In : Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation. 23, 3 SPEC. ISSUE, p. 61-82 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

teacher
evaluation
school
sustainability
459 Citations (Scopus)

Managing incidental findings in human subjects research: Analysis and recommendations

Wolf, S. M., Lawrenz, F. P., Nelson, C. A., Kahn, J. P., Cho, M. K., Clayton, E. W., Fletcher, J. G., Georgieff, M. K., Hammerschmidt, D., Hudson, K., Illes, J., Kapur, V., Keane, M. A., Koenig, B. A., LeRoy, B. S., McFarland, E. G., Paradise, J., Parker, L. S., Terry, S. F., Van Ness, B. & 1 others, Wilfond, B. S., Jun 1 2008, In : Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 36, 2, p. 219-248 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incidental Findings
Research
Research Ethics Committees
Communication
Research Personnel
9 Citations (Scopus)
single parent family
Taiwan
science
performance
learning performance

Science and mathematics instruction in a reform-based teacher preparation program

Huffman, D., Thomas, K. & Lawrenz, F. P., 2008, In : School Science and Mathematics. 108, p. 137-148

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle