Timothy A. McKay's research while affiliated with University of Michigan and other places

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Disparities in student outcomes, including gendered performance differences, are widespread in introductory physics and other STEM courses. STEM education researchers have investigated many course and student factors that could contribute to these inequities, including class size, test formats, assignment weightings, and students’ sense of belongin...
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Over the last decade, psychological interventions, such as the values affirmation intervention, have been shown to alleviate the male-female performance difference when delivered in the classroom, however, attempts to scale the intervention are less successful. This study provides unique evidence on this issue by reporting the observed differences...

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... They then look at 12,500 openended survey responses from these students, use latent Dirichlet allocation (LDA) to identify topics or thematic resources mentioned, and use those to guide qualitative coding of specific resources FIGs' afford. Similar to the Dowell et al. (2021) article, they use data science tools to discern why an experimental condition has its observed effects (e.g., the seminars offer integration, belonging and information). ...
... 3. Prioritize inclusive teaching practices in conservation courses by embracing the tenets of inclusive course design, active learning modalities and service learning techniques, to encourage broader participation and interest in conservation sciences. Recommended reading [64][65][66][67]. ...