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Jill Lohmeier

Jill Lohmeier
Jill Hendrickson LohmeierAssociate Professor, Research and Evaluation in Education
  • CollegeGraduate School of Education
  • DepartmentSchool of Education
  • Phone(978) 934-4000
  • OfficeO'Leary Library - 516
  • EmailJill_Lohmeier@uml.edu
  • Profile URLs

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., 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
  • Nehring, J.H., Lohmeier, J. (2010) "Leadership challenges converting a large high school to small schools: A follow-up study," NASSP Bulletin 94:3 pp. 184-212
  • Nehring, J., Lohmeier, 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
  • Konold, C., Pollatsek, A., Well, A., Lohmeier, J., 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)