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Publications

Davenport, J.L., Timms, M. J., Rafferty, A., Karabinos, M., & Yaron, D. (in preparation). Authentic, interactive activities to help students integrate concepts, reasoning, and inquiry in chemistry.

Timms, M. J., Davenport, J.L., Schwab, C., Karabinos, M., & Yaron, D. Establishing the reliability and validity of embedded assessments using a virtual chemistry lab (in preparation).

Davenport, J.L., & Quellmalz., E.S. (accepted). Assessing Science Inquiry and Reasoning Using Dynamic Visualizations and Interactive Simulations. In R. Lowe & R. Ploetzner (Eds.), Learning from dynamic visualizations: Innovations in research and application. Springer

Davenport, J. L., Leinhardt, G., Greeno, J., Koedinger, K., Klahr, D., Karabinos, M., & Yaron, D. J. (2014). Evidence-Based Approaches to Improving Chemical Equilibrium Instruction. Journal of Chemical Education, 91(10), 1517-1525.

Peer-reviewed conference papers

Powers, J., Rafferty, A., Timms, M., Karabinos, M., & Yaron, D. (April, 2014). Classroom Factors and Students Learning with Online Virtual Chemistry Lab Activities. Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Philadelphia, PA.

Rafferty, Anna N., Davenport, J.L. & Brunskill, E. (June, 2013) “Estimating Student Knowledge from Paired Interaction Data.” Proceedings of The 6th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2013).

Davenport, J. L., Rafferty, A., Timms, M., Yaron, D., & Karabinos, M. (April, 2013). Exploring the Usability and Feasibility of a Virtual Chemistry Lab Tutor for High School Science. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in San Francisco, CA.

Davenport, J. L., Rafferty, A., Timms, M. J., Yaron, D. & Karabinos, M (July, 2012). ChemVLab+: Evaluating a Virtual Lab Tutor for High School Chemistry. Paper presented at the 2012 International Conference of the Learning Sciences, Sydney, Australia.

Davenport, J. L., Timms, M. J., Yaron, D., & Karabinos, M. (April, 2012) ChemVlab+: Supporting Science Learning Using a Virtual Chemistry Lab With Embedded Assessments. Paper presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Vancouver, B.C.

Conference presentations and workshops

Yaron, D., Karabinos, M., Davenport, J. L., Rafferty, A. (July, 2015). The ChemVlab+ Project: Free online contextualized activities in Stoichiometry, Thermochemistry, Equilibrium and Acid/Base Chemistry. Presentation at ChemEd 2015 Conference, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw GA.

Davenport, J.L., Rafferty, A., Karabinos, M., Yaron, D, (April, 2015). Investigating Chemistry Learning Using Virtual Lab Activities in Real Classrooms. Presentation in the symposium Theory Driven Design of Online Learning Systems, Data Structures and Analytic Techniques at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Chicago, IL.

Yaron, D., Karabinos, M., Davenport, J. L., Ashe, C., Leinhardt, G. (August, 2014) Using ChemCollective materials in your flipped classroom. Presentation at the 2014 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Grand Valley State University, Grand Valley, Michigan.

Rafferty, A, Davenport, J.L., & Yaron, D. (July, 2014). Tracking student understanding of chemical reactions in ChemVLab+ [Abstract]. In Bello P., Guarini M., McShane M. & Scassellati B. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (p.3361). Austin TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Yaron, D., Karabinos, M., Davenport, J. L., & Leinhardt, G. (July, 2014). Eight contextualized chemistry activities that combine virtual labs with formative assessments. Presentation at the 23rd International Conference on Chemistry Education (ICCE 2014) at the University of Toronto, in Toronto, Canada.

Davenport, J.L., Rafferty, A., Yaron, D, Karabinos, M., & Timms, M., (April, 2014). ChemVLab+: Simulation-based Lab activities to support chemistry learning. Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in Philadelphia, PA.

Yaron, D., Karabinos, M., Ashe, C., Davenport, J. L., Rafferty, A. (April, 2014). ChemCollective materials for high school classrooms. Presentation at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit Science Teacher Workshop, Pittsburgh PA.

Yaron, D., Karabinos, M., G., Kobi, Amin, O., Davenport, J., Rafferty, A. (April, 2013) Assessing student actions in virtual environments through activity log file visualizations Presentation at the American Chemical Society National Meeting - Spring 2013, New Orleans, LA, April 2013

Davenport, J. L., Silberglitt, M. D., & Powers, J. (October, 2012). ChemVLab+: Using a Virtual Chemistry Lab to Connect Concepts with Procedures. Workshop presented at the California Science Teachers Association in San Jose, CA.

Exhibits at conferences

In addition to presentations, we presented findings at Chemistry Education conferences that demonstrated ChemVLab+ and project materials
  • ChemEd 2015 - Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw GA, July 2015
  • Biennial Conference on Chemical Education 2014 - Grand Valley State University, Allendale Charter Township, MI - August 2014
  • ChemEd 2013 - University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada – July 2013
  • Biennial Conference on Chemical Education 2012 - Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA - July 2012
  • ChemEd 2011 - Western Michigan University (July, 2011)

Related Research

David Yaron, Michael Karabinos, Donovan Lange, James G. Greeno, and Gaea Leinhardt. "The ChemCollective: Virtual labs and online activities for introductory chemistry courses", Science, Vol. 328, No. 5978. April, 2010.