Downing VR#, Cooper KM#, Cala JM, Gin LE, Brownell SE. Fear of negative evaluation and student anxiety in
community college active learning science courses. CBE Life Sciences Education. In press. #These authors contributed equally
Cooper KM, Gin LE, Brownell SE. Depression as a concealable stigmatized identity: What influences
whether students conceal or reveal their depression in undergraduate research experiences? International Journal of STEM Education. In press.
Cooper KM#, Gin LE#, Barnes ME, Brownell SE. An exploratory study of students with depression in undergraduate
research experiences. CBE Life Sciences Education. In press. # These authors contributed equally.
Cooper KM, Nadile EM, Brownell SE. Don’t joke about me: Student identities and perceptions of instructor humor in
college science courses. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education for the Inclusive Science special issue. In press.
Feb 2020 Cooper KM, Brownell SE. Student anxiety and fear of negative evaluation in active learning science
Nov 2019 Cooper KM, Blattman JN, Hendrix T, Brownell SE. The impact of broadly relevant novel discoveries on student
project ownership in a traditional lab course turned CURE. CBE Life Sciences Education.
Oct 2019 Cooper KM, Brownell SE, Gormally C. Coming Out to the Class: Identifying Factors that Influence
Aug 2019 Cooper KM*, Gin L*, Akeeh B, Clark CE, Hunter JS, Roderick TB, Elliott DB, Gutierrez LA, Mello RM, Pfeiffer LD,
Scott RA, Arellano D, Ramirez D, Valdez EM, Vargas C, Velarde K, Zheng Y, Brownell SE. Factors that predict biological sciences student persistence in undergraduate research experiences. PLoS ONE. *These authors contributed equally.
Apr 2019 Cooper KM*, Gin LE*, Brownell SE. Diagnosing differences in what undergraduates in a fully online and an in-
Sept 2018 Cala JM, Cooper KM, Brownell SE. Using a Sequential Interpretation of Data in Envelopes (SIDE) approach to
Aug 2018 Cooper KM, Brownell SE. Developing CUREs in discipline-based education research: Lessons learned and
Aug 2018 Cooper KM, Hendrix T, Stephens M, Cala JM, Mahrer K,Agloro A, Badini G, Barnes ME, Eledge B, Jones R,
Krieg A, Lemon E, Mossimo N, Martin A, Ruberto T, Simonson K, Webb E, Weaver J, Brownell SE. To be or not to be funny? Student perceptions of instructor humor in college science courses. PLoS ONE.
July 2018 Wright CW, Huang AL, Cooper KM, Brownell Se. Exploring differences in decisions about exams among
June 2018 Cooper KM*, Downing V*, Brownell SE. The influence of active learning practices on student anxiety in large-
Highlighted by Science Magazine as an Editor's choice
Commentary: Carleton College Academic Technology Blog
Apr 2018 Cooper KM, Krieg A. Brownell SE. Who perceives they're smarter? Exploring the influence of student
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Mar 2018 Cooper KC*, Ashley ME*, Brownell SE. Breaking down barriers: A bridge program helps first year biology
Dec 2017 Ashley ME*, Cooper KC*, Cala JM, Brownell SE. Building better bridges into STEM: A synthesis of 25 years of
May 2017 Cooper KM, Ashely ME, Brownell SE. Using expectancy value theory as a framework to reduce student
May 2017 Cooper KM, Soneral P, Brownell SE. Design your goals before you develop your CURE. A call to use backward
Mar 2017 Cooper KM, Ashley ME, Brownell SE. A bridge to active learning: A summer bridge program helps students to
maximize their active learning experiences and the active learning experiences of others. CBE Life Sciences Education.
Mar 2017 Cooper KM, Haney B, Krieg A, Brownell SE. What's in a name? The importance of students perceiving an
instructor knows their names in a high enrollment biology classroom. CBE Life Sciences Education.
Sept 2016 Cooper KM, Brownell SE. Coming out in class: Challenges and benefits of active learning in a biology