Publications

REPRESENTATIVE ERC RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

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Books

Ganesh, T., Davis, T., Stillisano, J. R., & Waxman, H. C. (Eds.). (2015). Research on technology use in multicultural settings. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Waxman, H. C., Alford, B. L., Brown, D., & Rollins, K. (In preparation). Preparing teachers to implement college and career readiness standards: Integrating research, policy, and practice. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Padrón, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., Stillisano, J. R., & Brown, D. B. (In preparation). Improving middle schools in urban settings: Integrating research, policy, and practice. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers.

 

Book Chapters

Kandel-Cisco, B., Stillisano, J. R, Hostrup, J., Davis, T., & Waxman, H. C. (In press). Implementing online testing in Texas schools. In T. Ganesh, T. Davis, J. R. Stillisano, & H. C. Waxman (Eds.), Technology use in multicultural settings.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Stillisano, J. R., Brown, D. B., & Waxman, H. C. (In press). Alternative models for evaluating technology use in schools. In T. Ganesh, T. Davis, J. R. Stillisano, & H. C. Waxman (Eds.), Technology use in multicultural settings.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Waxman, H. C., Alford, B. L., & Brown, D. B. (2012). Individualized instruction. In J. A. C. Hattie & E. M. Anderman (Eds.), International handbook of student achievement (pp. 405-407). New York: Routledge.

Taylor, L. L., Springer, M., & Ehlert, M. (2009). Teacher-designed performance-pay plans in Texas. In M. G. Springer (Ed.), Performance incentives: Their growing impact on American K-12 education. Washington, D.C.: Brookings.

Padrón, Y. N., & Waxman, H. C. (2008). Educational issues and effective practices for Hispanic students. In S. J. Paik & H. J. Walberg (Eds.), Issues in children's and families' lives series: Narrowing the achievement gap: Strategies for educating Latino, Black, and Asian students (pp. 131-151). New York: Springer.

 

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Journal Articles

Weber, N. D., & Waxman, H. C. (2014). Systematic classroom observations of first-year teacher interns’ pedagogical technology integration in secondary schools. The Texas Forum of Teacher Education, 4, 63-84.

Stillisano, J. R., Waxman, H. C., Brown, D. B., & Alford, B. A. (2014).  Using Case Study Methodology to Examine Practices in Exemplary College Access Centers. Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research, 8(4), 173-189.

Padrón, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., & Lee, Y-H. (2014). Classroom learning environment differences between resilient, average, and non-resilient middle school students’ in reading. Education and Urban Society, 46(2), 264-283. DOI: 10.1177/0013124512446217

Rivera, H. (2014). Community development through technology: Studying the impact of technology infused activities among low-income Spanish-speaking immigrant families. Journal of Latinos and Education, 13, 196-211.

Waxman, H. C. (2013-14). Avoiding ignorance and mindlessness in educational research: Moving from “good enough” studies to more mindful approaches. Journal of Contemporary Research in Education, 1(3), 98-103.

Waxman, H. C., Evans, R. T., Boriack, A. W. & Kilinc, E. (2013-14). Systematic observations of the availability and use of instructional technology in urban middle school classrooms. Journal of Contemporary Research in Education. 1(3), 104-113.

Weber, N. D., Hodges, T. S., & Waxman, H. C. (2013). The development of an instrument to measure factors that impact preservice teachers' perceived field commitment in teacher preparation programs. The Texas Forum of Teacher Education, 3, 87-101.

Stillisano, J. R., Brown, D. B., Alford, B. L., & Waxman, H. C. (2013). The effects of GO Centers on creating a college culture in urban high schools in Texas. The High School Journal, 96(4), 283-301.

Waxman, H. C., Boriack, A. W., Lee, Y. H., & MacNeil, A. (2013). Principals’ perceptions of the importance of technology in schools.  Contemporary Educational Technology, 4(3), 187-196.

Alford, B. L., Rollins, K. B., Stillisano, J. R., & Waxman, H. C. (2013). Observing classroom instruction in schools implementing the International Baccalaureate Programme. Current Issues in Education, 16(1).

Brown, D. B., Alford, B. L., Stillisano, J. R., Rollins, K. B., & Waxman, H. C. (2013). Evaluating the effectiveness of Mathematics, Science, and Technology Teacher Preparation Academies in Texas. Professional Development in Education, 39(5), 656-677.

Lee, Y-H., Waxman, H. C., Wu, J-Y, Michko, G., & Linn, G. (2013). Revisit the effect of teaching and learning with technology. Educational Technology and Society, 16(1), 133-146.

Valle, M. C., Waxman, H. C., Diaz, Z., & Padrón, Y. N. (2013). Classroom instruction and the mathematics achievement of non-English learners and English learners. Journal of Educational Research.

Rivera, H., Ware, P., Correa, L., & Batres, M. (2013). Capacity building for community development among educators in Guatemala. Global Journal of Human Social Science Linguistics & Education, 13 (3), 33-43.

Booth, E. A., Marchbanks III, M. P., Carmichael, D., & Fabelo, T. (2012). Comparing campus discipline rates: A multivariate approach for identifying schools with significantly different than expected exclusionary discipline rates. Journal of Applied Research on Children, 3(2).

Brown, D. B., Rollins, K. B., Alford, B. L., Waxman, H. C., & Stillisano, J. R. (2012). Integrating College and Career Readiness Standards into a post-baccalaureate teacher preparation program. The Texas Forum of Teacher Education, 2, 13-28.

Davis, T. J., Stillisano, J. R., & Waxman, H. C. (2012). A statewide evaluation of districts' readiness for large-scale online testing: Unique perceptions and challenges from diverse school districts' lenses. Journal of Texas Alliance of Black School Educators, 4, 33-54.

Padrón, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., Lee, Y-H, Lin, M-F., & Michko, G. M. (2012). Classroom observations of teaching and learning with technology in urban elementary school mathematics classrooms serving English language learners. International Journal of Instructional Media, 39 (1), 45-54.

Rollins, K. B., Brown, D. B., Alford, B. L., Waxman, H. C., & Stillisano, J. R. (2012). Evaluating statewide professional development for teacher educators on the implementation of College and Career Readiness Standards.  The Texas Forum of Teacher Education, 2, 88-104.

Smith, D., McLaughlin, T., & Brown, I. (2012). 3-D computer animation vs. live-action video: Differences in viewers’ response to instructional vignettes. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 12(1), 41-54.

Waxman, H. C., Rivera, H., & Powers, R. A. (2012). English language learners’ educational resilience and classroom learning environment. Educational Research Quarterly. 35(4), 53-72.

Padrón, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., & Brown, A. P. (2011). Differences between resilient and non-resilient English language learners on classroom behaviors, learning environment, and attitudes toward school. The TABE Journal, 13, 45-59.

Stillisano, J. R., Waxman, H. C., Hostrup, J., & Rollins, K. B. (2011). Case studies of eight Texas schools implementing International Baccalaureate programs. Journal of Ethnographic and Qualitative Research, 5(3), 171-185.

Taylor, L. L., Gronberg, T. J., & Jansen, D. W. (2011). The impact of facilities on the cost of education. The National Tax Journal, 64(1), 193–218.

Taylor, L. L, Gronberg, T. J., & Jansen, D. W. (2011). The adequacy of educational cost functions: Lessons from Texas. The Peabody Journal of Education, 86(1), 3-27.

Waxman, H. C., & Rivera, H. H. (2011). Resilient and non-resilient Hispanic English language learners' attitudes towards their classroom learning environment. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 16(3), 185-200.

Rolle, R. A, Torres, M. S., & Eason, N. (2010). Las elefantes rosa en las cúpulas en la Legislatura: An empirical analysis of the Texas education finance mechanism with special emphasis on bilingual education, 1994–2007. Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 4(1), 29-38.

Waxman, H. C., Padrón, Y. N., & Lee, Y. H. (2010). Accelerating the pedagogy of poverty in urban schools: Unanticipated consequences of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. ERS Spectrum: Journal of Research and Information, 28(2), 37-43.

Tellez, K., & Waxman, H. C. (2010). A review of research on effective community programs for English language learners. School Community Journal, 20(1), 103-119.

Grosskopf, S., Hayes, K. J., & Taylor, L. L. (2009). The relative efficiency of charter schools. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 80(1), 67-87.

Huang, S. L., & Waxman, H. C. (2009). The association of school environment to student teachers' satisfaction and teaching commitment. Teaching and Teacher Education, 25, 235-243.

Waxman, H. C., Padrón, Y. N., Franco-Fuenmayor, S. E., & Huang, S-Y L. (2009). Observing classroom instruction for ELLs from student, teacher, and classroom perspectives. Texas Association for Bilingual Education Journal, 11(1), 63-95.

Waxman, H. C., Houston, W. R., Profilet, S., & Sanchez, B. (2009). The long-term effects of child advocates on children and family outcomes. Child Welfare, 88(6), 23-46.

Franco-Fuenmayor, S., Kandel-Cisco, B., & Padrón, Y. (2008). Improving reading comprehension in dual language programs. The TABE Journal, 10(1), 142-167.

Lewis, C., & Moore III, J. (2008). African American students in K-12 urban educational settings. Urban Education, 43(2), 123-126.

Lewis, C., James, M., Hancock, S., & Hill-Jackson, V. (2008). Framing African American students’ success and failure in urban settings: A typology for change. Urban Education, 43(2), 127-153.

Rolle, R. A., Houck, E. A., & McColl, A. (2008). And poor children continue to wait: An empirical analysis of horizontal and vertical equity among North Carolina school districts in the face of judicially mandated policy restraints, 1996-2006. Journal of Education Finance, 34(1), 77–104.

Smith, D., Cude, K., Braziel, K., Waxman, H., & Smith, L. (2008). A walkabout observation of pre-service student behaviors during field placement: Do they practice what we preach? Texas Association of Teacher Educator’s Forum, 33, 1-11.

Taylor, L. L. (2008). Comparing teacher salaries: Insights from the U.S. census. Economics of Education Review, 27(1), 48-57.

Waxman, H. C., Garcia, A., & Read, L. (2008). Classroom learning environment and student motivational differences between exemplary, recognized, and acceptable urban middle level schools. Middle Grades Research Journal, 3(2), 1-21.

Waxman, H. C., Lee, Y-H, & MacNeil, A. (2008). Principals' strategies for successfully closing the achievement gaps in their schools. Academic Leadership, 6(3), 1-5.

Waxman, H. C., Padrón, Y. N., Shin, J. Y., & Rivera, H. H. (2008). Closing the achievement gap within reading and mathematics by fostering Hispanic students' educational resilience. International Journal of Social Sciences Research, 3(1), 24-34.

Rivera, H. H., & Waxman, H. C. (2007). Studying the classroom learning environment of resilient and non-resilient Hispanic children. Journal of At-Risk Issues, 13(2), 11-19.

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Technical Reports

Rollins, K. B., Franco-Fuenmayor, S. E., Padrón, Y. N., Waxman, H. C., Boriack, A. W., Barahona, E., Weber, N. D., & Widdison, Y. C. (2014, November). Evaluation of United Way of Greater Houston Education Initiative. Submitted to United Way of Greater Houston.

Stillisano, J. R., Wright, K. B., & Waxman, H. C. (2014, August). Evaluation of the 2013-14 Discover, Explore, and Enjoy Physics and Engineering (DEEP) Program.

Rollins, K. B., Franco-Fuenmayor, S. E., Boriack, A. W., Widdison, Y. C., Padrón, Y. N., & Waxman, H.C. (2014, March). 2014 Formative Evaluation of United Way of Greater Houston Education Initiative. Submitted to United Way of Greater Houston.

Rollins, K. B., Franco-Fuenmayor, S. E., Alford, B. L., Abba, K., & Waxman, H. C. (2014, January). United Way of Greater Houston Bright Beginnings: Professional Development Curriculum Review. College Station, TX: Education Research Center at Texas A&M University. Submitted to United Way of Greater Houston Bright Beginnings.

Wright, K. B., Kandel-Cisco, B., Hodges, T. S., Metoyer, S., Boriack, A. W., Franco-Fuenmayor, S. E., Stillisano, J. R., & Waxman, H. C. (2013, December). Developing and assessing students’ collaboration in the IB programme. College Station, TX: Education Research Center at Texas A&M University. Submitted to the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO). 

Stillisano, J. R., Metoyer, S. K., & Brown, D. B. (2013, August). Evaluation of Mitchell Institute Physics Enhancement Program (MIPEP) Summer Institute. College Station, TX: Education Research Center at Texas A&M University.

Rollins, K. B.,  Alford, B. L., Brown, D. B., Weber, N. D.,  Stillisano, J. R., & Waxman, H. C. (2013, August). Evaluation of the College and Career Readiness Initiatives (CCRI) Faculty Collaboratives. Submitted to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). 

Stillisano, J.R., Brown, D.B., Wright, K.B., Metoyer, S., Hodges, T.S., Rollins, K.B., & Waxman, H.C. (2013, August). Evaluation of College Readiness Assignments Field Test (CRAFT). Submitted to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). 

Boriack, A. W., Brown, D. B., Alford, B. L., Stillisano, J., Rollins, K. B., & Waxman, H. (2013, August). Evaluation of the Mathematics, Science, Technology Teacher Preparation (MSTTP) Academies. Submitted to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

Alford, B. L., Rollins, K. B., Waxman, H. C., Franco-Fuenmayor, S., Brown, D. B., Padron, Y. N., Taylor, B., K., Wright, K. B., Metoyer, S., & Stillisano, J. R. (2013, June). Evaluation of United Way of Greater Houston Education Initiative. Submitted to United Way of Greater Houston.

​Rollins, K. B., Brown, D. B., Alford, B. L., Stillisano, J., & Waxman, H. (2011, October). Evaluation of the College and Career Readiness Initiatives (CCRI) Faculty Collaboratives. Austin, TX: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Fabelo, T., Thompson, M. D., Plotkin, M., Carmichael, D., Marchbanks III, M., & Booth, E. A. (2011, July). Breaking schools’ rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students’ success and juvenile justice involvement. New York, NY: Council on State Governments Justice Center.

Taylor, L. L., Alford, B. L., Rollins, K. B., Brown, D. B., Stillisano, J. R., & Waxman, H. C. (2011, July). Evaluation of Texas charter schools 2009-10. Austin, TX: Texas Education Agency.

Rollins, K. B., Brown, D. B., Alford, B., Stillisano, J. R., Slough, S., Woods, M., & Waxman, H. (2011, April). Evaluation of the Pathways Project. Austin, TX: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Waxman, H. C., Stillisano, J. R., Alford, B. L., Brown, D. B., Rollins, K. B., Hostrup, J., Swanson, D. (2011, April). Needs assessment of professional development for administrators and teachers in Qatar independent schools. Qatar: Qatar University.

Waxman, H. C., Stillisano, J. R., Lee, Y-H., Brown, D. B., & Alford, B. (2010, September). Evaluation of the Gates GO Partnership Project Year 2. Austin, TX: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Stillisano, J. R., Waxman, H., Lee, Y., Hostrup, J., Alford, B., Rolling, K. B., & Goolsby, R. (2010, January). Evaluation of International Baccalaureate Programmes in Texas schools. Bethesda, MD: International Baccalaureate Association.

Taylor, L. L., Jansen, D., & Gronberg, T. (2009, September). Governor's Educator Excellence Grant (GEEG) Program: Year Three Evaluation Report. Austin, TX: Texas Education Agency.

Taylor, L. L., Jansen, D., & Gronberg, T. (2009, September). Texas Educator Excellence Grant (TEEG) Program: Year Three Evaluation. Austin, TX: Texas Education Agency.

Waxman, H. C., Stillisano, J. R., Hostrup, J., Lee, Y., & Kandel-Cisco, B. (2009, June). Evaluation of the Gates GO Project Year 1. Austin, TX: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Taylor, L. L., Jansen, D., & Gronberg, T. (2008, December). Year Two Evaluation Report for the Texas Educator Excellence Grant (TEEG) Program. Austin, TX: Texas Education Agency.

Taylor, L. L. (2008, November). Washington wages: A comparison of educator and non-educator salaries. Olympia, WA: Washington State Institute for Public Policy Joint Task Force on Basic Education Finance.

Davis, T., Denton, J., Strader, A., Sparks, K., Shin, J., Qi, S., Lee, Y., Waxman, H., & Stillisano, J. (2008, October). Evaluating districts’ readiness for online testing: Results from a survey of Texas districts and campuses. Austin, TX: Texas Education Agency.

Stillisano, J., Waxman, H. C., Hostrup, J., Kandel-Cisco, B., & Davis, T. (2008, October). Evaluating Districts’ readiness for online testing: Results from in-depth case studies of six Texas districts. Austin, TX: Texas Education Agency.

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