Publications by Rosa A. Moscarella

Cockerill, H., Bierema, A. M. -K., Moscarella, R. A., Haudek, K. C., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2017). Undergraduate students’ understanding of the origin of genetic variation: insights from the automated analysis of constructed responses. In University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum.
Pelletreau, K. N., Andrews, T. C., Armstrong, N., Bedell, M. A., Dastoor, F., Dean, N., et al. (2016). A clicker-based case study that untangles student thinking about the processes in the central dogma. CourseSource. http://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.24918/cs.2016.15
Williams, C. T., Nyutu, E. N., Moscarella, R. A., Sydlik, M., & Urban-Lurain, M. (2017). A method for analyzing and visualizing project teamwork [Poster]. In Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters Conference.
Moscarella, R. A., Mazur, A., Haudek, K. C., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2017). A student reasoning framework describing the role of a mRNA in the transcription of DNA. In Gordon Research Conference on Undergraduate Biology Education Research.
Prevost, L. B., Bierema, A. M. -K., Kaplan, J. J., Knight, J. K., Lemons, P. P., Lira, C. T., et al. (2016). An iterative approach to developing, refining and validating machine-scored constructed response assessments. In American Association for the Advancement of Science. Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://www.enfusestem.org/projects/an-iterative-approach-to-developing-refining-and-validating-machine-scored-constructed-response-assessments/ (Original work published 04/2016AD)
Urban-Lurain, M., Merrill, J. E., Haudek, K. C., Nehm, R. H., Moscarella, R. A., Steele, M., & Park, M. (2015). Automated analysis of constructed responses: What are we modeling?. In Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research.
Moscarella, R. A., Haudek, K. C., Knight, J. K., Mazur, A., Pelletreau, K. N., Prevost, L. B., et al. (2016). Automated Analysis of Written Assessments in STEM: Methodological Issues. In NARST. Baltimore, MD. (Original work published 04/2016AD)
Moscarella, R. A., Haudek, K. C., Knight, J. K., Mazur, A., Pelletreau, K. N., Prevost, L. B., et al. (2016). Automated Analysis Provides Insights into Students' Challenges Understanding the Processes Underlying the Flow of Genetic Information. In NARST. Baltimore, MD. (Original work published 04/2016AD)
Steele, M., Haudek, K. C., Merrill, J. E., Moscarella, R. A., Park, M., & Urban-Lurain, M. (2015). Automated Reporting of the Lexical and Statistical Analysis of Student Constructed Responses. In CREATE for STEM Mini-Conference.
Urban-Lurain, M., Moscarella, R. A., Haudek, K. C., Giese, E., Sibley, D. F., & Merrill, J. E. (2009). Beyond multiple choice exams: Using computerized lexical analysis to understand students conceptual reasoning in STEM disciplines. Frontiers in Education. San Antonio, TX: ASEE/IEEE. Retrieved from http://fie-conference.org/fie2009/papers/1195.pdf (Original work published October 18-21)
Haudek, K. C., Moscarella, R. A., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2010). Beyond Multiple Choice: Developing Automated Analysis of Constructed Responses [Poster]. Michigan State University: MSU SOTL symposium. (Original work published 05/2010AD)
Haudek, K. C., Moscarella, R. A., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2010). Beyond Multiple Choice: Using Automated Analysis to Evaluate Student Writing About Biology [Poster]. In STEM Education Day. Michigan State University.
Mazur, A., Moscarella, R. A., Merrill, J. E., & Urban-Lurain, M. (2015). Biology Central Dogma: What are the Student Learning Challenges?. In University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum. Michigan State University.
Haudek, K. C., Moscarella, R. A., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2009). Computer Scoring of Essay Questions [Poster]. In Biology Leadership Conference. Michigan State University.
Merrill, J. E., Lyons, C., Jones, S., Moscarella, R. A., Haudek, K. C., & Urban-Lurain, M. (2011). Computerized Lexical Analysis Reveals: Complexity of Student Ideas in Biology [Presentation]. In Society for Advancement of Biology Education Research . Minneapolis, MN.
Foster, T., Haudek, K. C., Moscarella, R. A., Yoho, R., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2017). Computerized scoring of open response questions: A case study of enzyme structure and function [Poster]. In University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). Michigan State University.
Foster, T., Haudek, K. C., Moscarella, R. A., Yoho, R., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2017). Computerized scoring of student open response questions: A case study of enzyme structure and function [Poster]. In National Meeting for the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER). Minneapolis, MN.
Haudek, K. C., Moscarella, R. A., Weston, M. M., Merrill, J. E., & Urban-Lurain, M. (2015). Construction of rubrics to evaluate content in students' scientific explanation using computerized text analysis. In NARST.
Moscarella, R. A., Stoltzfus, J. R., Merrill, J. E., Haudek, K. C., & Urban-Lurain, M. (2015). Creation of scoring rubrics assisted by Computerized Text Analysis. In CREATE for STEM Mini Conference. East Lansing, MI.
Sripathi, K. N., Knapp, J., Moscarella, R. A., Haudek, K. C., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2017). Developing a Constructed Response Question Targeting Student Understanding of Phospholipid Properties within a Cell Membrane. In Society for the Advacement of Biology Education Research.
Foster, T., Haudek, K. C., Moscarella, R. A., Yoho, R., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2017). Enzyme Structure and Function: Comparing Student Responses to Multiple Question Versions [Poster]. In CREATE for STEM Mini Conference.
Urban-Lurain, M., Bierema, A. M. -K., Haudek, K. C., Hoskinson, A. -M., Kaplan, J. J., Knight, J. K., et al. (2016). Expanding a National Network for Automated Analysis of Constructed Response Assessments to Reveal Student Thinking in STEM. In American Association for the Advancement of Science. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science. Retrieved from http://www.enfusestem.org/projects/collaborative-research-expanding-a-national-network-for-automated-analysis-of-constructed-response-assessments-to-reveal-student-thinking-in-stem-5/ (Original work published 04/2016AD)
Uhl, J. D., Sripathi, K. N., Saldanha, J., Moscarella, R. A., & Haudek, K. C. (2019). Exploring student thinking about genetics information flow in large enrollment undergraduate classes [Presentation]. In PKAL-Ohio. Dayton, OH.
Moscarella, R. A., Hall, D., Haudek, K. C., Mazur, A., Sripathi, K. N., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2017). Exploring students ideas about the flow of genetic information from DNA to RNA. In Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research.
Cockerill, H., Bierema, A. M. -K., Moscarella, R. A., Haudek, K. C., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2017). Exploring Students Ideas of the Origin of Genetic Variation [Poster]. In CREATE for STEM Mini-Conference. East Lansing, MI.
Urban-Lurain, M., Moscarella, R. A., Haudek, K. C., Giese, E., Merrill, J. E., & Sibley, D. F. (2010). Insight into student thinking in STEM: Lessons learned from lexical analysis of student writing. NARST Annual International Conference. Philadelphia, PA.
Moscarella, R. A., Park, M., Steele, M., Pelletreau, K. N., Prevost, L. B., Smith, M. K., et al. (2015). Insights into Students Thinking about the Central Dogma from the Automated Analysis of Constructed Response Questions. In SABER.
Uhl, J. D., Sripathi, K. N., Saldanha, J. N., Moscarella, R. A., Merrill, J., Urban-Lurain, M., & Haudek, K. C. (2020). Introductory biology undergraduate students mixed ideas about genetic information flow. Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Education, n/a. http://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/bmb.21483 (Original work published 12/2020AD)
Sripathi, K. N., Moscarella, R. A., Yoho, R., You, H. S., Urban-Lurain, M., Merrill, J. E., & Haudek, K. C. (2019). Mixed Student Ideas about Mechanisms of Human Weight Loss. Cbe—Life Sciences Education, 18, ar37. http://doi.org/10.1187/cbe.18-11-0227 (Original work published 09/19AD)
Cockerill, H., Bierema, A. M. -K., Moscarella, R. A., Sripathi, K. N., Yoho, R., & Haudek, K. C. (2017). Qualitative Analysis of Undergraduate Students' Writing of the Origin of Genetic Variation [Poster]. In Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences.
Bierema, A., Hoskinson, A. -M., Moscarella, R. A., Lyford, A., Haudek, K. C., Merrill, J. E., & Urban-Lurain, M. (2020). Quantifying cognitive bias in educational researchers. International Journal Of Research \& Method In Education. http://doi.org/10.1080/1743727X.2020.1804541 (Original work published 08/2020AD)
Mazur, A., Moscarella, R. A., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2015). Student writing reveals misconceptions in the Central Dogma of Biology. In The Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences.
Moscarella, R. A., Mazur, A., Pelletreau, K. N., Smith, M. K., Urban-Lurain, M., & Merrill, J. E. (2015). The Central Dogma of molecular biology: Investigating student challenges understanding transcription. In SABER.
Bierema, A. M. -K., Moscarella, R. A., Urban-Lurain, M., Merrill, J. E., & Haudek, K. C. (2016). The Importance of Random Assortment and Blinding in Qualitative Data Analysis. In NARST. Baltimore, MD.
You, H. S., Sripathi, K. N., Yoho, R., Moscarella, R. A., Merrill, J. E., Haudek, K. C., & Urban-Lurain, M. (2017). Towards meaningful scores: Development and validation of analytic rubrics for diagnostic purposes. In Society for the Advacement of Biology Education Research.
Moscarella, R. A., Urban-Lurain, M., Merritt, B., Long, T., Richmond, G., Merrill, J. E., et al. (2008). Understanding undergraduate students conceptions in science: Using lexical analysis software to analyze students constructed responses in biology. NARST 2008 Annual International Conference. Baltimore, MD. (Original work published March 30 - April)
Haudek, K. C., Moscarella, R. A., Urban-Lurain, M., Merrill, J. E., Sweeder, R., & Richmond, G. (2009). Using lexical analysis software to understand student knowledge transfer between chemistry and biology. National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Conference. Garden Grove, CA. (Original work published April 17-21)
Pelletreau, K. N., Knight, J. K., Lemons, P. P., McCourt, J., Merrill, S. J., Moscarella, R. A., et al. (2015). Using student constructed responses to guide the development of instructional activities by cross- institutional faculty learning communities. In Gordon Research Conference on Undergraduate Biology Education Research.
Haudek, K. C., Prevost, L. B., Moscarella, R. A., Merrill, J. E., & Urban-Lurain, M. (2012). What are they thinking? Automated analysis of student writing about acid/base chemistry in introductory biology. Cbe—Life Sciences Education, 11(3). http://doi.org/doi:10.1187/cbe.11-08-0084