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My research interests include the topics of student efficacy in mathematics, teacher efficacy and practice, and equity/access issues in higher education (particularly for students with disabilities). I also contribute to research in survey methodology and psychosocial well-being.

Journal Publications

Becker, S., & Palladino, J.  (2016). Assessing faculty perspectives about teaching and working with students with disabilities.  Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 29, 65-82.

Yan, T., Ryan, L., Becker, S., & Smith, J.  (2014).  Assessing quality of answers to global subjective well-being questions through response times.  Survey Research Methods, 9, 101-109. (ResearchGate Text)

Smith, J., Ryan, L. H., Queen, T. L., Becker, S., & Gonzalez, R. (2014). Snapshots of mixtures of affective experiences in a day: Findings from the Health and Retirement Study. Journal of Population Ageing, 7, 55–79. (PubMed text)

Thesis Projects

"Connecting Teaching Practice to Student Efficacy in Undergraduate Mathematics" - 2014 (Educational Psychology)

"Algebraic Models on the Rubik's Cube" - 2004 (Mathematics)

Motivation in Undergraduate Math Website - link for site created for a Motivation to Learn course in 2010

Empowering Campuses toward Inclusion - visit the website for this special project started in 2015




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