Chemistry Research Day, 10/2018
Chemistry Research Day, 10/2018

Kenneth(left), Elle(Middle), Anna(right)

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Group Picture 09/2018

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BBCE 2016
BBCE 2016

Stephanie, Kristen, Greg, & Lisa take on BCCE!

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Chemistry Research Day, 10/2018
Chemistry Research Day, 10/2018

Kenneth(left), Elle(Middle), Anna(right)

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The Rushton Research Group

The Rushton Group is interested in issues related to conceptual change in tertiary chemistry learning environments; classroom discourse practices; policy reform in K-16 chemistry education; large-scale demographic analyses of K-12 STEM teaching populations; science teacher leadership; curricular reform through research-driven decisions; and pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) in chemistry.

Group News & Announcements

4.29.22 - URECA Proposals Accepted! Team members Karolin and Sylvia successfully secure summer URECA grants for 2022! Go Team! 
4.14.22 - Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Joshua Reid, accepted a tenure-track, assistant professor position at Texas Tech! Congratulations Dr. Reid! 
3.30.22 - Team member Sylvia Zakher successfully defends her honors thesis proposal! Congratulations, Sylvia!
3.11.22 - Paper Announcement! Team members Dr. Reid, Dr. Rushton, and Dr. Berryhill (along with other collaborators) publish their work on how engaging in research activities can shift teacher leaders perceptions of themselves as professionals in the International Journal of Leadership in Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603124.2022.2045629
10.28.21 - Team member Karolin Abouelyamin successfully defends her honors thesis proposal! Congratulations, Karolin! 
11.7.21 - Paper Announcement! Team members Dr. Reid, Dr. Rushton, Dr. Gunes, and Shagha (along with other collaborators) publish their work on student engagement in undergraduate chemistry courses in the journal, Chemistry Education Research and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1039/D1RP00227A