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Jill Lohmeier

Jill Lohmeier
Jill Hendrickson LohmeierAssociate Professor, Research and Evaluation in Education

Research Interests

Educational Program Evaluation, Informal education

School connectedness; interdisciplinary collaboration; informal education with out of home media; educational program evaluation;

Education

  • Ph D: Cognitive Psychology, (1995), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA
    Supporting Area: Quantitative Methods
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: The role of feature validity in categorization learning: Effects on attention to and access of featural information
  • MS: Cognitive Psychology, (1992), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: The effects of training on understanding the law of large numbers
  • BA: Psychology, (1989), University of Kansas - Lawrence, KS

Awards and Honors

  • Faculty Assessment Fellow (2009), Service, Professional - UML Faculty Development Center
  • Research Journal selected as top 10 peer reviewed manuscripts from 2006 _ 2008 in Middle Grades Research Journal (2009) - Middle Grades Research Journal

Publications

  • Lohmeier, J. (2016) "Get Your Heads Out of the Sand: Using Humor to Engage the Public About Climate Change,"
  • Lohmeier, J., Gu, Z., Budhlall, B., Sun, H., Barry, C.M., Donatelli, A.A. (2013) "A New Interdisciplinary Engineering Course on Nanoscale Transport Phenomena," American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Proceedings 23: pp. 1
  • Lohmeier, J., Raad, J. (2012) "The Predictive Value of Selection Criteria in an Urban Magnet School," Urban Education 47:3 pp. 612-624
  • Lohmeier, J., Lee, S.W. (2011) "A School Connectedness Scale for use with Adolescents," Educational Research and Evaluation 17:2 pp. 85-95
  • Lohmeier, J., Nehring, J.H. (2010) "Leadership Challenges Converting a Large High School to Small Schools: A Follow-up Study," NASSP Bulletin 94:3 pp. 184-212
  • Lohmeier, J., Nehring, J., Colombo, M. (2009) "Conversion of a Large, Urban High School to Small Schools: Leadership Challenges and Opportunities," NASSP Bulletin 93:1 pp. 5-26
  • Lohmeier, J., Konold, C., Pollatsek, A., Well, A., Lipson, A. (1993) "Inconsistencies in Students’ Reasoning about Probability," Journal for Research in Mathematics education pp. 392–414

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Innovative Engagement: A Mass Transit Model for Informal Science Learning (Scienc (2012), Grant -
    Lohmeier, J. (Co-Principal)
  • Evaluation of the IGERT C-CHANGE Program (2008), Contract - NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
    Lohmeier, J. (Principal)
  • Carbon Smarts Conference: Learning Climate Change Science Anywhere Anytime (2011), Grant -
    Lohmeier, J. (Co-Principal)
  • Carbon Smarts Conference: Learning Climate Change Science Anywhere Anytime (2011), Grant -
    Lohmeier, J. (Co-Principal)
  • Income Account for Carbon Smarts Conference (2011), -
    Lohmeier, J. (Co-Principal)
  • Faculty Development Study Group Program Evaluation (2009), Contract -
    Lohmeier, J. (Principal)