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GlobalEd2 – Research

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Publications/Articles/Book Chapters/Proceedings

1. In Press

 Offset_Print-512 Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., & Boyer, M.A. (in press). Educating students for STEM literacy: GlobalEd 2. In R. D. Lansiquot (Ed.) Technology, theory and practice in Interdisciplinary STEM programs: Connecting STEM and non-STEM approaches. Palgrave Macmillan: New York, NY.

2. Published

 journal Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Rhoads, C., Newton, S.D., & Lynn, L. (2016, Oct.). Increasing students’ science writing skills through a PBL simulation. In D. Sampson, J.M. Spector, D. Ifenthaler & P. Isaias (Eds.) Proceedings of The 13th IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA), p. 86-94. Mannhiem, Germany: International Association for Development of the Information Society. Selected as 2016 CELDA Best Paper.

Riel, J., Lawless, K. A., & Brown, S. W. (2016). Listening to the teachers: Using weekly online teacher logs for ROPD to identify teachers’ persistent challenges when implementing a blended learning curriculum. Journal of Online Learning Research, 2(2), 169-200.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A. & Boyer, M.A. (2015). The GlobalEd 2 simulations: Promoting positive academic dispositions in middle school students in a web-based PBL environment (p. 147-159). In A. Walker, H Leary, C. Hmelo-Silver & P. Ertmer (Eds.). Essential readings in problem-based learning. Purdue University Press: West Lafayette, IN.

Riel, J., Lawless, K. A., Brown, S. W., & Lynn, L. J. (2015). Teacher participation in ongoing online professional development to support curriculum implementation: Effects of the GlobalEd 2 PD program on student affective learning outcomes. Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Las Vegas, NV. Waynesville, NC: SITE.

Lawless, K.A. & Brown, S.W. (2015). Developing scientific literacy skills through interdisciplinary, technology-based Global simulations: GlobalEd 2. The Curriculum Journal, p.1-22. DOI: 10.1080/09585176.2015.1009133

Brown, S.W. & Lawless, K.A. (2014). Promoting students’ writing skills in science through an educational simulation: The GlobalEd 2 project. In P. Zaphiris (Ed.) Human-Computer interaction, Part I, HCII 2014, LNCS 8523, pp. 371-379. Springer International Publishing: Switzerland.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Brodowinska, K., Lynn, L., Riel, J., Fields, K., Le-Gervais, L., & Mullin, G. (2014). The GE2 Project – Developing a scientifically literate citizenry. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information science and technology, Third edition. IGI Global, Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Lynn, L. J., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Brodowinska, K., Mullin, G., Powell, N., Richards, K.A., & Boyer, M.A. (2014). Science vocabulary development in a problem-based learning simulation. National Teacher Education Journal 7(3), 5-12.

Yukhymenko-Lescroart, M.A., Brown, S.W., Lawless, K., Brodowinska, K., & Mullin, G. (2014). Thematic analysis of teacher instructional practices and student responses in middle school classrooms with problem-based learning environment. Global Education Review, 1(3), 93-110.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Yukhymenko, M.A., Mullin, G.P., Powell, N. & Brodowinska, K., (2013). Promoting middle school students’ science knowledge: The GlobalEd 2 game. Proceedings of the 2013 E-Learn Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A. & Boyer, M.A. (2013). Promoting positive academic dispositions using a web-based PBL environment: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 7(1), 67-90. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1541-5015.1389

Lawless, K.A., Brodowinska, K., Lynn, L., Khodos, G., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Yukhymenko, M. & Mullin, G.P. (2012). The GlobalEd 2
game: Developing scientific literacy skills through interdisciplinary, technology-based global simulations. In Y. Baek (Ed.) Psychology of gaming. (p. 65-82). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A. & The GlobalEd 2 Team (2012). A socio-scientific approach to STEM education: The GlobalEd2 Project. Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2012. Retrieved from www.editlib.org/p/40776/.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Mullin, G.P., Yukhymenko, M., Cutter, A., Brodowinska Bruscianelli, Powell, N., Fernada Enriquez, M., Rice, J. & Khodos, G.K., (2011, Nov.). Impacting middle school students’ science knowledge with problem-based learning simulations. In D. Sampson, J.M. Spector, D. Ifenthaler & P. Isaias (Eds .) Proceedings of The IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA), p. 181-187. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: International Association for Development of the Information Society.

Johnson, P.R., Boyer, M.A. & Brown, S.W. (2011). Vital interests: Cultivating global competence in the international studies classroom. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 9(3-4), 503-519.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Brodowinska, K., Mullin, G.P., Yukhymenko, M., Khodos, G., Lynn, L., Cutter, A., Powell, N. & Fernada Enriquez, M., (2011). Expanding the science and writing curricular space: The GlobalEd2 Project. In D. Sampson, J.M. Spector, D. Ifenthaler & P. Isaias (Eds .) Proceedings of The IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA), p. 154-160. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: International Association for Development of the Information Society.

Niv-Solomon, A., Janik, L.L., Boyer, M.A., Hudson, N.F., Urlacher, B., Brown, S.W., & Maneggia, D. (2011). Evolving beyond self-interest? Some experimental findings from simulated international negotiations. Simulation and Gaming 42(6), 711-732.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Brodowinska, K., O’Brien, D., Khodos, G., Cutter, A.B., Fernada Enriquez, M., Mullin, G., Powell, N. & Williams, G. (2010). GlobalEd 2: Learning and applying science outside of the laboratory through interdisciplinary, technology-based simulations. In T. Bastiaens et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (pp. 1939-1943). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved from www.editlib.org/p/35838.

Boyer, M.A., Urlacher, B., Hudson, N.B., Janik, L., Niv-Solomon, A., Brown, S.W., & Ioannou, A. (2009). Gender and negotiation: Some experimental findings. International Studies Quarterly, 53, 23-47.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., & Boyer, M.A., (2009, Oct.). The GlobalEd 2 Project: Expanding the science and literacy curricular space. In T. Bastiaens et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (pp. 160-164). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieve from http://www.editlib.org/p/32449.

Ioannou, A., Brown, S.W., Hannafin, R.D., & Boyer, M.A. (2009). Can multimedia make kids care about social studies? The GlobalEd problem-based learning simulation. Computers in the Schools, 26, 63-81.

Yukhymenko, M. & Brown, S.W. (2009). Promoting global citizenship through ICT: Ukrainian high school students. US-China Education Review, 6, (8) (serial number 57), 60-61.

Brown, S.W., Ioannou, A., Boyer, M.A., Niv-Solomon, A., Renfro, W., & Maneggia, D.D. (2008, Nov.). The GlobalEd Project: Learning in an interdisciplinary environment. In C.J. Bonk, M.M. Lee, & T. Reynolds (Eds.) Proceedings of E-Learn 2008: World conference on E-Learning in corporate, government, healthcare, & higher education. pp 2509-2528. Association of Advancement of Computing Education (AACE): Chesapeake, VA (http://www.aace.org).

Gehlbach, H., Brown, S.W., Ioannou, A., Boyer, M.A., Hudson, N., Niv-Solomon, A., Maneggia, D., & Janik, L. (2008). Increasing interest in social studies: Social perspective taking and self-efficacy in stimulating simulations. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 33 , 894-914.

Miscellaneous Publications

 basic3-006_newsletter_mail-512 Brown, S.W. & Lawless, K.A. (2014). The GlobalEd 2 Project. UCONN Global Affairs Newsletter, Spring 2014, Issue 1. p. 7-8.

Riel, J. & Lawless, K. A. (2016). “Spacing count:” A metric for identifying the degree to which work is spaced out and distributed over time in distance learning and online professional development courses. Personal Working Paper Series: Method Report 2. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.32359.24486/1

Riel, J. & Lawless, K. A. (2016). “Spread index:” A metric for identifying when work is completed and quantifying procrastination in self-paced, online teacher professional development courses. Personal Working Paper Series: Method Report 1. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1119.3840

Invited Addresses

 podium-512 Brown, S.W. (2015, Oct.). Promoting STEM education through problem-based learning. Invited presentation to UConn STEM Honors class.

Brown, S.W. & Lawless, K.A. (2015, May). Preparing Students for the 21st Century: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Invited presentation at The Conference on World-Class, Global Minds: Using Cognitive/Psychological Science for 21st Century Schools. New York City.

Lawless, K.A. & Brown, S.W. (2014, Sept.). Recruitment, retention and adaption in recruiting participants for IES Efficacy Trails: The GlobalEd 2 strategies. Invited presentation at the 2014 IES Project Directors’ Meeting. Washington, D.C.

Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Lawless, K.A. & The GlobalEd 2 Team. (2011, March). Water Resources and The GlobalEd 2 Project. The University of Connecticut Engineers Without Borders: National Water Day, Storrs, CT.

Presentations at International, National, and Regional Confferences

 basic3-019_presentation_keynote-512 Lynn, L. J. & Lawless, K. A. (2017 – upcoming presentation). Assessing argumentative writing: A facets analysis of rater use of a Claim-Evidence-Reasoning rubric. Paper to be presented at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Oren, J. B., Lawless, K. A., Brown, S. W., Riel J., Lynn, L. J., Bruscianelli, K. B. (2017 – upcoming presentation). Exploring Teachers’ Facilitative Behaviors Across Implementation Years. Roundable presentation to be presented at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Song, S., Newton, S. D., Wang, M. S., Zhao, A., Brown, S. W., & Lawless, K. A. (2017 – upcoming presentation). More than just a way to communicate: Online interactive writing leads to improved scientific/written argumentation. Paper to be presented at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Wang, M. S., Zhao, A., Newton, S. D., Song, S., Morassini, M. L., Brown, S. W., & Lawless, K. A. (2017 – upcoming presentation). What makes a leader: Online activity, language quality, or social background? Paper to be presented at the 101st Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Wang, M.S., Zhao, A., Brown, S.W., Newton, S.D., Song, S., Morassini, M., Lawless, K.A. (2016, October). Making your voice heard: Developing online leadership through persuasive writing. Paper presented at the 47th Annual Conference of the Northeastern Educational Research Association, Trumbell, CT.

Riel, J., Lawless, K. A., & Brown, S. W. (2016). Listening to the teachers through journals and ROPD: The need for identifying teacher challenges as they happen and providing responsive online professional development. Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute Webinar Series. October, 2016.

Lynn, L. J., Yukhymenko, M. A., & Lawless, K. A. (2016, May). Similar scores but differential conclusions produced by Rasch and Classical Test Theory (CTT) analyses. Poster presentation at APS conference, Chicago IL.

Song, S., Newton, S.D., Wang, M.S., Morassini, M., Zhao, A., Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Lynn, L., Riel, J., Bruscianelli, K., Oren, J. (2016, May). The Influence of Gender and Internet Access on Academic Self-efficacy in Middle School Students. Poster presentation at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Wang, M.S., Morassini, M., Newton, S.D., Song, S., Zhao, A., Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Lynn, L., Riel, J., Bruscianelli, K., Oren, J. (2016, May). Capitalizing on Students’ Prior Knowledge to Improve Scientific Writing Proficiency. Poster presentation at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Wang, M.S., Morassini, M., Newton, S.D., Song, S., Zhao, A., Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Lynn, L., Riel, J., Bruscianelli, K., Oren, J. (2016, May). Prior Knowledge and Scientific Literacy: An inspection on the contemporary knowledge sources and effects on scientific writing. Poster presentation at the 6th International Symposium on Society, Education and Psychology, Beijing, China.

Brodowinska-Bruscianellii, K., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Zhao, A., Oren, J.B., Riel, J., & Lynn, L.J. (2016, April). Examining Differences Among Teacher Implementation Patterns. Paper presented at the AERA Conference, Washington, D.C., April 10, 2016.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Newton, S. & Lynn, L., (2016, April). Promoting Socio-Scientific Literacy in Middle Grade Students through an Educational PBL Simulation. Paper presented at the AERA Conference, Washington, D.C. April 8, 2016.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Lynn, L.J. Brodowinska-Bruscianelli, K., Riel, J., & Oren, J.B. (2016, April). Improving Written Argumentation through Web-Based, Interdisciplinary Simulations: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Paper presented at the AERA Conference, Washington, D.C., April 10, 2016.

Newton, S. D. (2016, April). Conceptualizations of reliability in practice—Moving beyond Cronbach’s Alpha. Roundtable presentation at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC, April 8, 2016.

Oren, J.B., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Brodowinska-Bruscianelli, K., Riel, J., & Lynn, L.J. (2016, April). Do Teachers’ Behaviors Change While Leading a Collaborative Classroom? Paper presented at the AERA Conference, Washington, D.C., April 9, 2016.

Riel, J., Lawless, K.A. & Brown, S.W. (2016, April). Completion, Time-in-Intervention, and Movement: Relationships between Dimensions of Participation in Online Teacher Professional Development and Knowledge Growth. Paper presented at the AERA Conference, Washington, D.C., April 9, 2016.

Wang, M.S., & Zhao, A. (2016, April). Making your voice heard: Developing online leadership through persuasive writing. Roundtable presentation at the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W. Lynn, L. & Newton, S. (2016, Feb.). Writing about science in a problem-based simulation: Promoting students’ skills and growth. Paper presented at the 2016 Eastern Educational Research Association Conference, Hilton Head, SC.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Riel, J., Wang, M.S., Lynn, L., Newton, S., Bruscianelli, K., Zhao, A., Song, S. & Oren, J. (2016, Jan.). Promoting STEM Literacies and Attitudes in Students through an Online Problem-Based Learning Simulation of International Negotiation. Paper presented at the 2016 Hawaiian International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., & The GlobalEd2 Team[1]. (2015, Oct.). Promoting STEM literacy with problem-based learning: The GlobalEd 2 project. Paper presented at the Center for Scholastic Inquiry, Charleston, SC.

Song, S., Brown, S.W. & Lawless, K.A. (2015, Oct.). The GlobalEd 2 project: The effect of access to the Internet on Students’ academic self-efficacy. Paper presented at the NERA Conference, Trumbull, CT.

Lawless, K.A., Brown S.W., & the GlobalEd 2 Team[2] (June, 2015). Promoting middle school students’ science inquiry skill: The GlobalEd 2 game. Paper presented at the annual EdMedia Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., & the GlobalEd 2 Team (2015, May). Promoting conceptual change in science through a PBL simulation: GlobalEd 2. Presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Psychological Science, New York City, NY.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Lynn, L., Browdowinska Bruscianelli, K. & Riel, J. (2015, April). Promoting science through an educational game: GlobalEd 2. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Shea, K., M., Lynn, L. J., Brodowinksa Bruscianelli, K., Riel, J., Lawless, K., (2015, April). Teachers’ reported use of assessment in GlobalEd 2. Poster presentation at the University of Illinois at Chicago Student Research Forum, Chicago, IL.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W. & The GlobalEd 2 Team (2015, April). GlobalEd 2: A Problem-Based, Interdisciplinary Simulation Targeted at Written Argumentation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W. & The GlobalEd 2 Team[3] (2015, April). Promoting science knowledge and interest: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Paper presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association Conference, Sarasota, FL.

Lynn, L., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Brodowinska, K. & Riel, J. (2015 April). Socioscientific conceptual change in an online problem-based learning scenario. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Lynn, L. J., Shea, K., Lawless, K. (2016 January). Science conceptual change in online, socioscientific problem-based learning simulation. Poster presentation at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Education Annual Research Day, Chicago, IL.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A. & Boyer, M.A. (2015, March). Interdisciplinary learning through PBL simulations: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science (Teaching Institute), Amsterdam, NL.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A. & Boyer, M.A. (2015, March). Promoting Science Literacy in College Students. Presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, NL.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W. & The GlobalEd 2 Team[4]. (2015, March). An Interdisciplinary Approach for the Teaching of Written Argumentation: GlobalEd 2. Presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science (Teaching Institute), Amsterdam, NL.

Riel, J., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., & Lynn, L.J., (2015, March). Teacher participation in ongoing online professional development to support curriculum implementation: Effects of the GlobalEd 2 PD program on student affective learning outcomes. Paper presented at the Annual conference for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Las Vegas, NV.

Field, K., Riel, J., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., & Brodowinska, K. (2014, Oct.). Supporting successful implementation of a PBL curriculum: Scaffolding and research skills. Paper presented at the 2014 NERA Conference, Trumbull, CT.

Brown, S.W. & Lawless, K.A. (2014, June).Promoting students’ writing skills in science through an educational simulation: The GlobalEd 2 project. Paper presented at the 16 th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Creta Maris Greece.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A.; Yukhymenko, M.A.; Brodowinska Bruscianelli, K.; Lynn. L. & Mullin, G.P. (2014, May). Promoting students’ writing about science skills through PBL: GlobalEd 2. Poster presented at the 2014 APS Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., & the GlobalEd 2 Team[5]. (2014, April). Simulating the negotiations of international science advisers: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Paper presented at the 2014 AERA Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., & The GlobalEd 2 Team[6]. (2014, April). Developing a scientifically literate citizenry. Invited paper presented at the 2014 AERA conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Lynn, L., Brodowinska Bruscianelli, K., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Mullin, G.P., Yukhymenko, M., & Boyer, M.A. (2014, April). Development of conceptual science knowledge in an online learning simulation. Roundtable presentation at the AERA conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Brodowinska, K., Field, K., Lynn, L., Riel, J., Le-Gervais, L., Dye, C. & Alanazi, R. (2014, Feb.). Expanding the science and literacy curricular space: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Paper presented at Eastern Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL.

Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Lawless, K.A., Yukhymenko, M.A., Mullin, G.P., Gervais, L.L., Lynn, L., Brodowinska, K., & Khodos, G. (2014, Jan.). The impact of an international simulation game on students’ academic self-efficacy and social perspective taking. Paper presented at the 2014 Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Yukhymenko, M.A., Mullin, G.P., Powell, N. & Brodowinska, K., (2013, Oct.). Promoting middle school students’ science knowledge: The GlobalEd 2 game. Paper presented at the 2013 E-Learn Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Lawless, K.A., Brodowinska, K., Lynn, L., Riel, J., Brown, S.W., Le, L., Mullin, G.P., & Maneggia, D. (2013, Oct.). Using digital communications to create a scientifically literate citizenry: The GlobalEd2 Project. Presented at the University of Illinois at Chicago 5th Annual Research Day. Chicago, IL.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Brodowinska, K., Khodos, G., Lynn, L., Yukhymenko, M.A., & Mullin, G.P. (2013, June.). The Differential Impact of Implementation Fidelity in a Technology Enhanced PBL Environment: The GlobalEd2 Project. Paper presented at the EdMedia 2013 Conference, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A. Boyer, M.A. & The GlobalEd 2 Team. (2013, May). The impact of a PBL simulation on college students’ self-efficacy. Poster presented at the Annual Association of Psychological Science Convention. Washington, DC.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Brodowinska, K., Khodos, G., Lynn, L., Yukhymenko, M.A., Mullin, G.P., & Gervais, L.L. (2013, March.). The GlobalEd 2 game: Developing scientific literacy skills through interdisciplinary, technology-based simulations. Paper presented at the 2013 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., & The GlobalEd 2 Team (Yukhymenko, M.A., Mullin, G.P., Brodowinska, K., Khodos, G., Lynn, L. & Gervais, L.L.). (2013, Feb.). Promoting middle school writing skills in science through an educational game: GlobalEd 2. Paper presented at the 2013 Eastern Educational Research Association Conference, Sarasota, FL.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Brodowinska, K., Lynn, L., Khodos, G., Mullin, G.P., Yukhymenko, M., & Boyer, M.A. (2012, June). Distributed learning environments: Cooperative/collaborative learning. Paper presented at EdMedia 2012, Denver, CO.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Yukhymenko, M.A., Mullin, G.P., Brodowinska, K., Khodos, G., & Lynn, L. (2012, May). The impact of simulation games on science knowledge: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Poster presented at the 2012 Association for Psychology Science: Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Lynn, L., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Brodowinska, K., Mullin, G.P., Powell, N., Richards, K.A., Yukhymenko, M. & Boyer, M.A. (2012, May). Development of science vocabulary in an online learning environment. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Yukhymenko, M.., Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Le, L., Mullin, G., & Boyer, M.A. (2012, May). Promoting science and social studies concepts through PBL: The GlobalEd Project. Poster presented at the 2012 Association for Psychology Science: Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Brodowinska, K., Lynn, L., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., O’Brien, D.W., Cutter, A.B., Fernada Enriquez, M., Khodos, G.A., Maneggia, D.A., Mullin, G.P., Powell, N. & Williams, G. (2012, April). Teachers’ Varied Approaches to Implementing a PBL, GlobalEd 2 simulation: An evolved analysis. Paper presented at the AERA Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Lawless, K.A., Brodowinska, K., Brown, S.W., O’Brien, D.W., Powell, N., Cutter, A.B., Mullin, G.P., Boyer, M.A., & Fernada Enriquez, M. (2012, April). GlobalEd 2: A Technology-Mediated Simulation. Paper presented at the AERA Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Lynn, L., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Brodowinska, K., Powell, N., Mullin, G.P., Richards, K., & Boyer, M.A. (2012, April). Science vocabulary development in a Problem-based Learning simulation. Paper presented at the AERA Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

Powell, N., Boyer, M.A., Brown, S.W., & Lawless, K.A. (2012, April). Changing perspectives on structural violence: Some experimental findings from the GlobalEd2 simulation program. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the International Studies Association, San Diego, CA.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Yukhymenko, M., Mullin, G.P., Brodowinska, Khodos, G. K., Powell, N., & Lynn, L. (2012, Feb.). Increasing technology and writing self-efficacy through a PBL simulation: GlobalEd 2. Paper presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association Conference; Hilton Head, SC.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Brodowinska, K., Lynn, L., Mullin, G.P., & Yukhymenko, M., (2012, Feb.). Developing scientific literacy skills through interdisciplinary, technology-based global simulations: GlobalEd 2. Paper presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association Conference; Hilton Head, SC.

Yukhymenko, M., Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Mullin, G.P., Brodowinska, Khodos, G. K., Powell, N., & Lynn, L. (2012, Feb.). The GlobalEd Project in middle school: Effectiveness of ICT use for writing social studies PBL classrooms. Paper presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association Conference; Hilton Head, SC.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Mullin, G.P., Yukhymenko, M., Cutter, A., Brodowinska Bruscianelli, Powell, N., Fernada Enriquez, M., Rice, J. & Khodos, G. K., (2011, Nov.). Impacting middle school students’ science knowledge with problem-based learning simulations. Paper presented at the IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Brodowinska, K., Mullin, G.P., Yukhymenko, M., Khodos, G., Lynn, L., Cutter, A., Powell, N. & Fernada Enriquez, M., (2011, Nov.). Expanding the science and writing curricular space: The GlobalEd2 Project. Paper presented at the IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A. Boyer, M.A. & The GlobalEd 2 Team. (2011, Oct .). Impacting science knowledge through an educational game: The GlobalEd2 Project. Paper presented at the NERA Conference, Rocky Hill, CT.

Cutter, A., Mullin, G.P., Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Yukhymenko, M., Powell, N., Fernada Enriquez, M., Brodowinska, K., Khodos, G., O’Brien, D. (2011, Oct.). Intention-based web browsing: Characteristic browsing patterns of student inquiry. Poster presented at the NERA Conference, Rocky Hill, CT.

Mullin, G.P., Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Yukhymenko, M., Cutter, A. Powell, N., Fernada Enriquez, M., Brodowinska, K., Khodos, G., O’Brien, D. (2011, Oct.). Middle-school student experiences participating in the PBL simulation that is GlobalEd2: An inductive approach. Poster presented at the NERA Conference, Rocky Hill, CT.

Mullin, G.P., Cutter, A., Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Yukhymenko, M., Powell, N., Fernada Enriquez, M., Brodowinska, K., Khodos, G., O’Brien, D. (2011, Oct.). If you view it, grades will come: Website views linked to performance in GlobalEd2 writing. Paper presented at the NERA Conference, Rocky Hill, CT.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M. & the GE2 Project Team. (2011, July). GlobalEd 2: A Technology Mediated Simulation Targeted at Writing in the Disciplines. Poster presented at the 9th International Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference, Hong Kong, China. Also published in H. Spada, G. Stahl, N. Miyake & N. Law, (Eds.). CSCL2011 Conference Proceedings Volume II (p. 978-979). http://www.isls.org/cscl2011/doc/CSCL2011ProceedingsVol2.pdf

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., & The GlobalEd 2 Team (2011, May). Impacting science self-efficacy through an educational game: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Paper presented at the APS Conference, Washington, DC.

Bruscianelli, K.B., Lynn, L., Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., O’Brien, D., Cutter, A., Fernada Enriquez, M., Khodos, G., Maneggia, D., Mullin, G., Powell, & Williams, G. (2011, April.). Teachers’ varied approaches to implementing a PBL simulation: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Paper presented at the AERA Conference, New Orleans, LA; April 10, 2011.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A. Boyer, M.A. & The GlobalEd 2 Team (2011, Feb.). Impacting science interest and self-efficacy with PBL: The GlobalEd 2 Project. Paper presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association Conference, Sarasota, FL.

Lawless, K.A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Brodowinska, K., O’Brien, D., Khodos, G., Cutter, A.B., Fernada Enriquez, M., Mullin, G., Powell, N. & Williams, G. (2010, Oct.). GlobalEd 2: Learning and applying science outside of the laboratory through interdisciplinary, technology-based simulations. Paper presented at the 2010 E-Learning Conference, Orlando, FL.

Yukhymenko, M., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Lawless, K.A., Cutter, A., Mullin, G., Williams, G., Powell, N., Fernada Enriquez, M., Brodowinska, K., O’Brien, D. & Khodos, G. (2010, Oct.). PBL in action: Effects of GlobalEd 2 on students’ motivation related to science and social studies in middle school. Paper presented at the 2010 Northeast Educational Research Association Conference, Rocky Hill, CT.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., (2010, June). Expanding science and literacy curricular space: Results of the GlobalEd 2 simulation on water resources. Poster presented at the Institute for Education Sciences research Conference, Washington, DC.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Cutter, A., Brodowinska, K., O’Brien, D., Williams, G., Powell, N. & Fernada Enriquez, M. (2010, May). GlobalEd 2: Using PBL to promote learning in science and writing. Poster presented at the Association of Psychological Science Conference, Boston, MA.

Yukhymenko, M., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Williams, G., Renfro, Q. & Powell, N. (2010, May). Promoting motivation and prospective engagement related to global political processes in high School students: The GlobalEd Project. Paper presented at the AERA Conference, Denver, CO.

Brodowinska, K., Lawless, K.A., Boyer, M.A., Brown, S.W., O’Brien, D., Williams, G., Powell, N. & Fernada Enriquez, M. (2010, April). Teachers’ approaches to implementing a problem-based learning simulation. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education Conference, San Diego, CA.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., & Boyer, M.A. (2010, March). The GlobalEd 2 Project: Expanding the science and literacy curricular space. Presentation at the Making Global Connections After School Conference, sponsored by the Connecticut After School Network, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A., & Boyer, M.A. (2009, Oct.). The GlobalEd 2 Project: Expanding the science and literacy curricular space. Paper presented at the 2009 E-Learning Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A, & Boyer, M.A. (2009, June). Expanding the science and literacy curricular space: The development of the GlobalEd II Project. Poster presented at the Fourth Annual IES Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Brown, S.W., Ioannou, A., Boyer, M.A., Niv-Solomon, A., Renfro, W., & Maneggia, D.D. (2008, Nov .). The GlobalEd Project.: Learning in an interdisciplinary environment. Paper presented at the E-Learning Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Also as a full paper in C.J. Bonk, M.M. Lee, & T. Reynolds (Eds.) Proceedings of E-Learn 2008: World conference on E-Learning in corporate, government, healthcare, & higher education. pp 2509-2528. Association of Advancement of Computing Education (AACE): Chesapeake, VA (http://www.aace.org).

Ioannou, A., Brown, S.W., Boyer, M.A., Niv-Solomon, A., Janik, L., & Maneggia, D.D. (2008, Oct.). Social studies interest, social studies self-efficacy, and social perspective taking: Do they increase with age? Poster presented at the 2008 Northeast Educational Research Association Conference, Rocky Hill, CT.

Brown, S.W., Ioannou, A., Boyer, M.A., Niv-Solomon, A., Janik, L. Renfro, W., & Maneggia, D.D. (2008, May). Girls outperform boys in cooperation, transfer and citizenship: The GlobalEd Project. Poster presented at the APS Conference, Chicago, IL.

Brown, S.W., Lyras, A., Nicolaou, A.I., Boyer, M.A., Polyviou, P., Kotziamani, E., Niv-Solomon, A., Janik, L., Gehlbach, H., & Maneggia, D. (2008, March). Problem-solving, decision-making, and negotiations in an interdisciplinary environment: The 2007 Doves GlobalEd Project. Paper presented at the AERA Conference, New York City, NY.

Funded Globaled2 Grants (2008 – 2017)

18-512

Brown, S.W., & Lawless, K.A. (2013-2017). GlobalEd 2: Efficacy and Replication – Goal 3. US Department of Education: The Institute of Education Sciences, IES. #R305A1300195

Brown, S.W., Lawless, K.A. & Boyer, M.A. (2008-2012). Expanding the Science and Literacy Curricular Space: The GlobalEd II Project. US Department of Education: The Institute of Education Sciences, IES. # R305A080622


[1] The GlobalEd2 Team are Research Associates (listed alphabetically): Kamila Brodowinska Bruscianelli, Lisa Lynn, Sarah Newton, James Oren, Jeremy Riel, Shiyu Song, Simon M. Wang & Addison Zhao.

[2] The GlobalEd2 Team (listed alphabetically): Kamila Brodowinska, Charles Dye, Kathryn Field, Lindsey Le-Gervais, Patricia Lin-Steadman, Lisa Lynn & Jeremy Riel.

[3] The GlobalEd 2 Team (listed alphabetically): Rasis Alanazi, Kamila Brodowinska, Charles Dye, Kathryn Field, Lindsey Le-Gervais, Lisa Lynn & Jeremy Riel.

[4] The GlobalEd 2 Team Listed Alphabetically: Rasis Alanazi, Kamila Brodowinska, Charles Dye, Kathryn Field, Lindsey Le-Gervais, Patricia Lin-Steadman, Lisa Lynn & Jeremy Riel.

[5] The GlobalEd 2 Team (listed alphabetically) Rasis Alanazi, Kamila Brodowinska, Charles Dye, Kathryn Field, Lindsey Le-Gervais, Patricia Lin-Steadman, Lisa Lynn, Gregory Mullin, Nicole Powell & Jeremy Riel.

[6] The GlobalEd 2 Team (listed alphabetically) Rasis Alanazi, Kamila Brodowinska, Charles Dye, Kathryn Field, Lindsey Le-Gervais, Patricia Lin-Steadman, Lisa Lynn & Jeremy Riel.