Research

Education Issues in Adolescence

Billman, P., Smith, M C., Bergeron, L., & Lewis, J. (2007). Comprehensive school reform in  Illinois: Statewide evaluation for 2006 and 2007. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Regional Development Institute.

Domina, M. (2004).  The application of John Dewey’s ideas to an inner city alternative high school.  Education and Culture, XX(1), 14 - 23.

Durik, A. M., & Eccles, J. S.  (2006). Classroom activities in math and reading in early, middle, and late elementary school.  Journal of Classroom Interaction, 41(1), 33-41.

Okrah, K. & Domina, M. (2005).  Dispositions and Multicultural Education.  In R. Lee Smith, James Hurst, and Denise Smith (Eds.) The Passion of Teaching: Dispositions in the School.  Oxford: Scarecrow Education.

Shernoff, D. & Schmidt, J.A. (2008). Examining Ethnic, Socioeconomic, and Contextual Influences on Engagement in Educational Contexts. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 37: 564-580.

Shumow, L., & Lomax, R. (2001). Predicting perception of school safety among adolescents and their parents. School Community Journal, 11, 93-112.

Shumow, L., & Miller, J. (2001). Father’s and mother’s school involvement during early adolescence. Journal of Early Adolescence, 21, 69 – 92.

Smith, M C., & Sheehan-Holt, J.K. (2000). Evaluation of the 1992 NALS Background Survey Questionnaire:An analysis of uses with recommendations for revisions. Technical Report prepared for the Educational Statistics Services Institute. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.

Vandell, D., Shumow, L., & Posner, J.  (2005) After school programs for low-income children: Differences in program quality. In  J. Mahoney, R. Larson & J. Eccles (Eds.) Organized activities as contexts of development: Extracurricular activities, after-school and community programs (pp. 437 – 456). Mahwah: Erlbaum.

Zollman, A., Smith, MC., & Reisdorf, P. (Accepted for publication). Adolescent identity and possible selves: Critical components for self-regulated learning in mathematics. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook.