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Student Accomplishments

Amal Alhadabi

Alhadabi, A., Karpinski, A., Lepp, A., & Barkley, J. (2018, April). Academic Self-Efficacy, Internet Addiction, Problematic Mobile Phone Use, and Academic Performance in University Students. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Alhadabi, A., Aldhafri, S., Alkharusi, H., Al-Harthy, I., AL Said, T., Alrajhi, M., & AlBarashdi, H. (2017). Modeling parenting styles, moral intelligence, academic self-efficacy and learning motivation among 7 -11 Grades’ Omani adolescents. Submitted to the Asia Pacific Journal of Education.

Alhadabi, A., & Almushiki, A. (2017, December). The psychological motivation for using Social Media among Omani and American Youth. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Information and Communication Technology and Accessibility, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman.

Marcinkiewicz, J., Tomaswick, L., & Alhadabi, A. (2017, December). Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: How Do Science Faculty Teach?. Paper presented at the 37th Original Lilly Conference on College Teaching, Miami, OH.

Alhadabi, A. (2017, April). Grit Embodied in Cinematic Movies: Experiences of University’s Students from a Phenomenological Lens. Paper presented at the Three Minute Thesis Competition, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Tomaswick, L., Lightner, J., & Alhadabi, A. (2017, October). 17 Years And Still Climbing: Chronicling a SoTL Faculty Learning Community from Multiple Perspectives. Paper presented at the International Society for The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTEL17), University of Calgary and Mount Royal University, Canada.

Alhadabi, A., Aldhafri, S., & Ibrahim, M. (2017). Influences of student-teacher relationship and academic self-efficacy on science motivation among 5 -12 grades’ Omani students. Paper Submitted for publication in the Social Behavior and Personality.

Alhadabi, A. (2017, April). Modeling the influences of student-teacher relationship on motivation to learn science and academic self-efficacy among 5 -12 grades’ female Omani students. Paper presented at the 4th Annual EHHS Research Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Alhadabi, A. (2017, April). The Relationship between Self-Awareness and Five Factors of the Wellness Evaluation of a Lifestyle among Omani Society. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Graduate Research Symposium, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Alhadabi, A. (2017, March). The effectiveness of training program “Springboard” in developing life skill among employed women in Sultanate of Oman. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Kent State Scientista Symposium, Kent State, Kent, OH.

Alhadabi, A., Alhamidi, K., Alwahaibi, S., Alambsli, A., & Alhabsi, A. (2017). The Relationship between Self-Awareness and Wellness. Journal of Social Studies and Researches at the University of EI-OUED, 5(1), 142-167.

Aldhafri, S., & Alhadabi, A. (2016). Shrines behavior of Sheikh Jaad bin Khamis from the psychological perspective: The relationship between the shrines of behavior and the Mindfulness. Paper presented at the Symposia about Civilized prospects of Sheikh Jaad bin Khamis, Muscat, and Sultanate of Oman.

Aldhafri, S., & Alhadabi, A. (2015). Teacher-student relationship & motivation to learn among the students' grade (5-11) in the Sultanate of Oman. Journal of Educational and Psychological Science, 16(1), 409-434.

Emtiaz Ahmed 

Li, J., Roessler, R., Rumrill, P. D., & Ahmed, E. R. (2017). Factors influencing job satisfaction for employed adults with multiple sclerosis. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 61(1), 28-40.

Fangning Wang

Wang. F., & Li, J. (2017, February). Applying Hierarchical Linear Models to Estimate the School and Children’s Effect on Math Achievement. Paper presented at 40th Annual Conference of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Richmond, Virginia.

Li, J., Roessler, R., Rumrill, P., Leslie, M., & Wang, F. (2016). Predictors of return to work intention among unemployed adults with multiple sclerosis: A reasoned action approach. Journal of Rehabilitation, 82(2), 14-24.

Wang. F., & Li, J. (2016, February). Examination of the Relationship between Obesity Status and Chronic Job Discrimination. Paper presented at 39th Annual Conference of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Hilton Head Island, NC.

Li, J., Wang, F., Fitzgerald, S., Rumrill, P., & Bishop, M. (2015, February). Cognitive and Psychological Symptoms as Predictors of Independent Living Optimism. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, FL.

Li, J., Fitzgerald, S., Bishop, M., Rumrill, P., & Wang, F. (2015). The relationship between disease-related and functional factors and employment status among adults with multiple sclerosis. Work, 52(4), 789-797.

Han Zhang

Zhang, H., Shanadi, D., & Robinson, L. (2016, April).  Social network analysis: Using graphs to represent social relations. Present at the third annual College of Education, Health, and Human Services Research Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH.

Shanadi, D., Robinson, L., & Zhang, H. (2016, March).  Going full STEAM ahead: Findings from an evaluation of an international study tour for secondary school teachers. Presented at the annual conference of Comparative and International Education Society, Vancouver, BC.

Li, J., Fitzgerald, S. M., Bishop, M., Zhang, H., & Rumrill, P. D., Jr. (2015). Development and cross-validation of a home functioning scale for people with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 42(2), 115-129. doi:10.3233/JVR-150729

Li, J., Fitzgerald, S. M., Bishop, M., Zhang, H., & Rumrill, P. D., Jr. (2015, April). Development of a home functioning scale for people with multiple sclerosis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Hannah Wilson 

Li, J., Wilson, H., Fitzgerald, S. M., Bishop, M., & Rumrill, P. D. (2015). Determinants of independent living optimism among adults with multiple sclerosis. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counseling, 21(1), 1-17.

Hassan Alhaythami

Alhaythami, H., Karpinski A. C., Kirschner, P. A., & Bolden, E. (2017, April). Rasch Analysis and Differential Item Functioning (DIF) of a Social-Networking Site Activities Scale. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Alhaythami, H., Karpinski, A., Kirschner, P., & Bolden, E. (2017). Examination of a Social-Networking Site Activities Scale (SNSAS) Using Rasch Analysis. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 28(4), 371-395.

Hua Li  

Li, J., Roessler, R. T., Rumrill, P. D., & Li, H. (in press). Employment retention expectations of working adults with multiple sclerosis: A multinominal logistic regression analysis. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Li, J., Roessler, R. T., Rumrill, P. D., & Li, H. (2018, April). Employment retention expectations of working adults with multiple sclerosis: A multinomial logistic regression analysis. Paper presented at the 2018 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY. 

Li, H., & Jessy Hendrickx. (October, 2017). Empowering L2 Listeners Using Guided Peer-Assessment Checklists to Improve Listening Metacognition and Note-Taking Skills. Paper presented at the 2017 Ohio TESOL Conference, Columbus, OH.

Li, H., & Simpson, Barry. (March, 2017). Developing Better Instructional Practices by Means of an Online Survey. Paper presented at the TESOL 2017 International Convention & English Language Expo, Seattle, WA.

Elder, D., & Li, H. (October, 2016). Making Input into Output: Help students become better note takers. Paper presented at the 2016 Ohio TESOL Conference, Columbus, OH.

Ilker Soyturk

Soyturk, I., & Memis, R. (2018, April). A cross-validation study of the WhatsApp Usage Scale (WUS). Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Soyturk, I., & Li, J. (2017, February). Investigating mathematics performance of Turkish students based on PISA 2012. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Richmond, VA.

Kelli Ryan

Ryan, K., Hamrick, P., Miller, R., & Was, C. (2017). Cognitive effort moderates salience effects on word learning: Evidence from pupillometry. In S. Gass, P. Spinner, & J. Behney (Eds.), Salience and Second Language Acquisition (187-200). New York: Routledge.

Ryan, K., Karpinski, A.C., Haun, D., Foley, A., & Chighizola, K. (2017, April). Formative assessment and a web-based white blood cell identification trainer: An exploratory intervention study. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

Ryan, K., LaRochelle, J., Karpinski, A.C., & Alsayar, A. (2017, April). A Rasch Analysis of three socialization and communication measures in 4th-year doctor of pharmacy students. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

DePascale, C., Sharp, A., Ryan, K., & Betebenner, D. (2017, April). Understanding, validating, and evaluating assessment: Promoting sound decisions through assessment literacy. Paper presented at the National Council on Measurement Education, San Antonio, TX.

Niesz, T., & Ryan, K. (2017, February). Reforming teachers or teacher reformers? Teachers as authentic partners in a South Indian school reform movement. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA.

Ryan, K., DePascale, C. (2016, September). Assessment literacy in context. Paper presented at the meeting of The Reidy Interactive Lecture Series, Portsmouth, NH.

Ryan, K., Hamrick, P. (2015, March).  Bridging the research-practice gap: The case of speaker variability and ESL vocabulary development. Paper presented at the Conference for the American Association of Applied Linguistics, Toronto, ON.

Md Amiruzzaman

Ozer-Guclu, I., Amiruzzaman, M., & Karpinski, A.C. (2018, April). Social-networking site and academic performance multitasking: Frequency and attitude scale development. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Amiruzzaman, M., Kosko, K.W., Amiruzzaman, S. R. (2017). Preservice mathematics teachers’ understanding of mode. In Galindo, E., & Newton, J., (Eds.). Proceedings of the 39th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (p. 625-628). Indianapolis, IN.

Kosko, K. W., Sobolewski-McMahon, L., & Amiruzzaman, M. (in press). Growing in number: Research on mathematical teaching and learning in the online setting. In, Handbook of research on K - 12 online and blended learning (2nd Ed.). ETC Press.

Amiruzzaman, M., & Kosko, K. W. (2016). Exploring students’ understanding of median. In M. B. Wood, E. E. Turner, M. Civil, & J. A. Eli (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th annual meeting of the North American Chapter for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (p. 660-663). Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona.

Riza Memis

Rair, R., Memis, R., & Karpinski, A.C. (2018, April). University students’ testing environment for optimal performance: Measure development and cross-validation. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Soyturk, I., & Memis, R. (2018, April). A cross-validation study of the WhatsApp Usage Scale (WUS). Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Ferdig, R.E., Pytash, K.E., Kosko, K.W., Memis, R., Ryan, K. & Dunlosky, J. (2017). The impact of eWriters on literacy motivation, self-efficacy, and the real-virtual-relationships between parents and teachers. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 28 (4), 341-357.

Memis, R., Ozel S., & Ozcan, M. (2014). Mathematics teachers’ attitudes towards the integration of technology into mathematics classes. In H. Arslan, G. Rata, E. Kocayoruk, & M. A. Icbay (pp. 145-152). New Castle, UK: Cambridge Scholars.