Marcy H. Towns - Publications

Affiliations: 
Chemistry Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States 
Area:
Chemistry Education
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http://www.chem.purdue.edu/people/faculty/faculty.asp?itemID=78

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2015 Versprille AN, Towns MH. General chemistry students understanding of climate change and the chemistry related to climate change Journal of Chemical Education. 92: 603-609. DOI: 10.1021/Ed500589G  1
2015 Elmgren M, Ho F, Åkesson E, Schmid S, Towns M. Comparison and evaluation of learning outcomes from an international perspective: Development of a best-practice process Journal of Chemical Education. 92: 427-432. DOI: 10.1021/Ed500542B  1
2015 Towns M, Harwood CJ, Robertshaw MB, Fish J, O'Shea K. The Digital Pipetting Badge: A Method to Improve Student Hands-On Laboratory Skills Journal of Chemical Education. 92: 2038-2044. DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Jchemed.5B00464  1
2015 DeKorver BK, Towns MH. General Chemistry Students' Goals for Chemistry Laboratory Coursework Journal of Chemical Education. 92: 2031-2037. DOI: 10.1021/Acs.Jchemed.5B00463  1
2014 Auchincloss LC, Laursen SL, Branchaw JL, Eagan K, Graham M, Hanauer DI, Lawrie G, McLinn CM, Pelaez N, Rowland S, Towns M, Trautmann NM, Varma-Nelson P, Weston TJ, Dolan EL. Assessment of course-based undergraduate research experiences: a meeting report. Cbe Life Sciences Education. 13: 29-40. PMID 24591501 DOI: 10.1187/Cbe.14-01-0004  1
2014 Bain K, Moon A, Mack MR, Towns MH. A review of research on the teaching and learning of thermodynamics at the university level Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 15: 320-335. DOI: 10.1039/C4Rp00011K  1
2014 Cruz-Ramírez De Arellano D, Towns MH. Students' understanding of alkyl halide reactions in undergraduate organic chemistry Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 15: 501-515. DOI: 10.1039/C3Rp00089C  1
2014 Mahaffy PG, Martin BE, Kirchhoff M, McKenzie L, Holme T, Versprille A, Towns M. Infusing sustainability science literacy through chemistry education: Climate science as a rich context for learning chemistry Acs Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 2: 2488-2494. DOI: 10.1021/Sc500415K  1
2014 Towns MH. Guide to developing high-quality, reliable, and valid multiple-choice assessments Journal of Chemical Education. 91: 1426-1431. DOI: 10.1021/Ed500076X  1
2014 Taber KS, Towns MH, Treagust DF. Preparing chemistry education research manuscripts for publication Acs Symposium Series. 1166: 299-332. DOI: 10.1021/bk-2014-1166.ch016  1
2013 Harle M, Towns MH. Students' understanding of primary and secondary protein structure: drawing secondary protein structure reveals student understanding better than simple recognition of structures. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education : a Bimonthly Publication of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 41: 369-76. PMID 24019228 DOI: 10.1002/Bmb.20719  1
2013 Becker N, Rasmussen C, Sweeney G, Wawro M, Towns M, Cole R. Reasoning using particulate nature of matter: An example of a sociochemical norm in a university-level physical chemistry class Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 14: 81-94. DOI: 10.1039/C2Rp20085F  1
2013 Towns MH. New guidelines for chemistry education research manuscripts and future directions of the field Journal of Chemical Education. 90: 1107-1108. DOI: 10.1021/Ed400476F  1
2013 Bretz SL, Fay M, Bruck LB, Towns MH. What faculty interviews reveal about meaningful learning in the undergraduate chemistry laboratory Journal of Chemical Education. 90: 281-288. DOI: 10.1021/Ed300384R  1
2013 Bruck AD, Towns M. Development, implementation, and analysis of a national survey of faculty goals for undergraduate chemistry laboratory Journal of Chemical Education. 90: 685-693. DOI: 10.1021/Ed300371N  1
2012 Harle M, Towns MH. Students' understanding of external representations of the potassium ion channel protein part II: structure-function relationships and fragmented knowledge. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education : a Bimonthly Publication of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 40: 357-63. PMID 23166023 DOI: 10.1002/Bmb.20620  1
2012 Harle M, Towns MH. Students' understanding of external representations of the potassium ion channel protein, part I: affordances and limitations of ribbon diagrams, vines, and hydrophobic/polar representations. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education : a Bimonthly Publication of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 40: 349-56. PMID 23166022 DOI: 10.1002/Bmb.20641  1
2012 Raker JR, Towns MH. Problem types in synthetic organic chemistry research: Implications for the development of curricular problems for second-year level organic chemistry instruction Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 13: 179-185. DOI: 10.1039/C2Rp90001G  1
2012 Towns MH, Raker JR, Becker N, Harle M, Sutcliffe J. The biochemistry tetrahedron and the development of the taxonomy of biochemistry external representations (TOBER) Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 13: 296-306. DOI: 10.1039/C2Rp00014H  1
2012 Becker N, Towns M. Students' understanding of mathematical expressions in physical chemistry contexts: An analysis using Sherin's symbolic forms Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 13: 209-220. DOI: 10.1039/C2Rp00003B  1
2012 Raker JR, Towns MH. Designing undergraduate-level organic chemistry instructional problems: Seven ideas from a problem-solving study of practicing synthetic organic chemists Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 13: 277-285. DOI: 10.1039/C1Rp90073K  1
2012 Shadle SE, Brown EC, Towns MH, Warner DL. A rubric for assessing students' experimental problem-solving ability Journal of Chemical Education. 89: 319-325. DOI: 10.1021/Ed2000704  1
2012 Towns MH, Kraft A. The 2010 rankings of chemical education and science education journals by faculty engaged in chemical education research Journal of Chemical Education. 89: 16-20. DOI: 10.1021/Ed100929G  1
2012 Cole R, Becker N, Towns M, Sweeney G, Wawro M, Rasmussen C. ADAPTING A METHODOLOGY FROM MATHEMATICS EDUCATION RESEARCH TO CHEMISTRY EDUCATION RESEARCH: DOCUMENTING COLLECTIVE ACTIVITY International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education. 10: 193-211. DOI: 10.1007/S10763-011-9284-1  1
2011 Harle M, Towns M. A review of spatial ability literature, its connection to chemistry, and implications for instruction Journal of Chemical Education. 88: 351-360. DOI: 10.1021/Ed900003N  1
2011 Bruck LB, Towns MH. What's the diagnosis? An inquiry-based activity focusing on mole-mass conversions Journal of Chemical Education. 88: 440-442. DOI: 10.1021/Ed100466J  1
2010 Holme T, Bretz SL, Cooper M, Lewis J, Paek P, Pienta N, Stacy A, Stevens R, Towns M. Enhancing the role of assessment in curriculum reform in chemistry Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 11: 92-97. DOI: 10.1039/C005352J  1
2010 Raker JR, Towns MH. Benchmarking problems used in second year level organic chemistry instruction Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 11: 25-32. DOI: 10.1039/C001043J  1
2010 Towns MH. Crossing the chasm with classroom response systems Journal of Chemical Education. 87: 1317-1319. DOI: 10.1021/Ed9000624  1
2010 Bruck LB, Towns M, Bretz SL. Faculty perspectives of undergraduate chemistry laboratory: Goals and obstacles to success Journal of Chemical Education. 87: 1416-1424. DOI: 10.1021/Ed900002D  1
2010 Towns MH. Developing learning objectives and assessment plans at a variety of institutions: Examples and case studies Journal of Chemical Education. 87: 91-96. DOI: 10.1021/Ed8000039  1
2010 Towns M. A brief history of the gordon research conference in chemistry education research and practice Journal of Chemical Education. 87: 1133-1134. DOI: 10.1021/Ed100085F  1
2009 Bruck AD, Towns MH. Analysis of classroom response system questions via four lenses in a general Chemistry course Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 10: 291-295. DOI: 10.1039/B920834H  1
2009 Bruck LB, Towns MH. Preparing students to benefit from inquiry-based activities in the chemistry laboratory: Guidelines and suggestions Journal of Chemical Education. 86: 820-822. DOI: 10.1021/Ed086P820  1
2008 Towns MH. Mixed methods designs in chemical education research Acs Symposium Series. 976: 135-148. DOI: 10.1021/bk-2008-0976.ch009  1
2007 Fay ME, Grove NP, Towns MH, Bretz SL. A rubric to characterize inquiry in the undergraduate chemistry laboratory Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 8: 212-219. DOI: 10.1039/B6Rp90031C  1
2007 Dyer JU, Towns M, Weaver GC. Physical chemistry in practice: Evaluation of DVD modules Journal of Science Education and Technology. 16: 431-442. DOI: 10.1007/S10956-007-9066-2  1
2004 Slocum LE, Towns MH, Zielinski TJ. Online chemistry modules: Interaction and effective faculty facilitation Journal of Chemical Education. 81: 1058-1064.  1
2002 Towns M, Sarquis JL, Sarquis M. Executive committee report, April 2002 Journal of Chemical Education. 79: 793. DOI: 10.1021/Ed079P793  1
2001 Towns M, Sauder D, Whisnant D, Zielinski TJ. Physical chemistry on line: Interinstitutional collaboration at a distance Journal of Chemical Education. 78: 414-415. DOI: 10.1021/Ed078P414  1
2001 Towns MH. Kolb for chemists: David A. Kolb and experiential learning theory Journal of Chemical Education. 78: 1107. DOI: 10.1021/Ed078P1107.7  1
2001 Towns MH, Bowen CW, Hoffman MZ. Program for the division of chemical education Journal of Chemical Education. 78: 994.  1
2000 Towns MH, Kreke K, Fields A. An Action Research Project: Student Perspectives on Small-Group Learning in Chemistry Journal of Chemical Education. 77: 111-115. DOI: 10.1021/Ed077P111  1
1998 Towns MH. How do I get my students to work together? Getting cooperative learning started Journal of Chemical Education. 75: 67-69. DOI: 10.1021/Ed075P67  1
1998 Lang PL, Towns MH. Visualization of wave functions using mathematica Journal of Chemical Education. 75: 506-509. DOI: 10.1021/Ed075P506  1
1998 Towns MH, Kreke K, Sauder D, Stout R, Long G, Zielinski TJ. An assessment of a physical chemistry online activity Journal of Chemical Education. 75: 1653-1657. DOI: 10.1021/Ed075P1653  1
1997 Towns MH, Grant ER. "I Believe I Will Go out of This Class Actually Knowing Something": Cooperative Learning Activities in Physical Chemistry Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 34: 819-835. DOI: 10.1002/(Sici)1098-2736(199710)34:8<819::Aid-Tea5>3.0.Co;2-Y  1
1995 McNamara B, Towns MH, Grant ER. Organometallic stability and structure: Elementary rates of unimolecular decomposition in chromium olefin carbonyls Journal of the American Chemical Society. 117: 12254-12261. DOI: 10.1021/Ja00154A027  1
1994 McNamara B, Becher DM, Towns MH, Grant ER. Elementary Arrhenius parameters in the CO-for-ethylene dissociative substitution of Cr(CO)5(C2H4) Journal of Physical Chemistry. 98: 4622-4626. DOI: 10.1021/J100068A023  1
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