University of Southern Indiana

Publications

  • Thomas, J., Hicks, J., & Vannatter, D. (2017 in review). Identifying the needs of novice teachers through a peer mentoring model. The New Educator.
  • Thomas, J., & Kavanaugh, T. (2017 in review). Project ConnecT: Using community to enhance learning in science and engineering. Science and Children.
  • Thomas, J., Hicks, J., & Vannatter, D. (2017 in review). What teachers express as professional development needs of beginning teachers: Voices from the profession. The Hoosier Science Teacher.
  • Thomas, J., Gulley, J., Rearden, K., & Broemmel, A. (2017). 2017 Indiana Science Trade book Annual Reading list (IN-STAR): Blending literature and science to engage readers. Indiana Reading Journal, 46(1), 39-43. 
  • Fox, J., Gulley, J., & Thomas, J. (2017 in review). Linking science and literacy in the Show-Me state: Introducing the 2017 Missouri Science Trade book Annual Reading (MO-STAR) list. The Missouri Reader.
  • Parkison, P., & Thomas, J. (2017, in review). Using Web 2.0 Tools to Engage Content, Promote Self-efficacy, and Implications for Intentional Student Learning. In Ramesh Sharma (Ed.), Innovative Applications of Online Pedagogy and Course Design.
  • Gulley, J., Thomas, J., Wulber, A., & McMurry, A. (2017 in review). 2017 OH-STAR Science Trade book Annual Reading list (OH-STAR): Helping students learn science through language arts. Ohio Reading Teacher.
  • Thomas, J., Gulley, J., Rearden, K., & Broemmel, A. (2016). 2016 Indiana Science Trade book Annual Reading list (IN-STAR): New trade books to enhance Indiana science curriculum, K-5. Indiana Reading Journal, 45(1), 34-38.
  • Gulley, J., Thomas, J., Wulber, A., & McMurry, A. (2016). 2016 OH-STAR Science Trade book Annual Reading list (OH-STAR): Helping students learn science through language arts. Ohio Reading Teacher, 46(1), 40-46.
  • Gulley, J. A., Rearden, K., Broemmel, A., & Thomas, J. (2016). 2015 Indiana Science Trade book Annual Reading list (IN-STAR): Making reading come alive. Indiana Reading Journal, 44(1), 22-24.
  • Rearden, K., Thomas, J., Broemmel, A., & Gulley, J. (2016). 2015 Tennessee Science Trade book Annual Reading list (TN-STAR). Tennessee Reading Teacher, 42(1), 41-49.
  • Thomas, J., & Parkison, P. (2015). The impact upon comprehension and reading quality of preservice elementary teachers using a Web 2.0 reading extension. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, 5(4), 14-26.
  • Thomas, J., & Raisor, J. (2015). Reel in students: Using real world learning objects (RWLO) and real-time data in ocean science. Current: Journal of Marine Education, 29(3), 16-21.
  • Gulley, J., Rearden, K., Broemmel, A., & Thomas, J. (2014). Linking science and literacy in the volunteer state:  Introducing the 2014 Tennessee Science Trade book Annual Reading (TN-STAR) list. Tennessee Reading Teacher, 40(2), 15-23.
  • Gulley, J. A., & Thomas, J., Mendoza, J. (2014). 2014 Illinois Science Trade book Annual Reading list (IL-STAR): Reading with context. Spectrum, 40(1), 15-18.
  • Gulley, J., Thomas, J., Wulber, A., & McMurry, A. (2014). Ohio Science Trade book Annual Reading list (OH-STAR): A resource to support the Ohio revised science standards and model curriculum. Ohio Reading Teacher, 44(1), 7-12.
  • Mohr, J., Raisor, J., & Thomas, J. (2014). Time, teaching and thinking: Insights into teachers’ observations in nature. MSTA Journal, 59(2), 23-32.
  • Mohr, J., Raisor, J., & Thomas, J. (2014). The impact of notebooking on teacher candidates’ construction of knowledge. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 6(3), 385-394.
  • Auburn, P., Byers, A., Dickinson, G., Hanuscin, D., Hollenbeck, J., Jimarez, T., Judson, E., Schoefflera, A., Thomas, J., & Whitfield, L. (2014). Research roundup: 2014 summer reading suggestions. Science and Children, 51(9), 70-73.
  • Thomas, J., Berridge, G., & Gulley, J. (2014). An analysis of the Indiana reading list primary books for scientific misrepresentations. Journal of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 18(2), 79-88.
  • Thomas, J., Long, J., & Calhoun, C. (2014). Measuring elementary teachers’ perceptions as an initial and partial assessment of the impact of the Indiana Science Initiative. Journal of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 18(2), 126-141.
  • Committee on Research in Science Education. (2013). Current Research: 2013 summer reading suggestions. Journal of College Science Teaching, 42(6), 66-70.
  • Gulley, J. A., & Thomas, J. (2013). 2013 Indiana Science Trade book Annual Reading list (IN-STAR):Helping students learn science through literature. The Hoosier Science Teacher, 39(2), 18-22.
  • Gulley, J., & Thomas, J. (2013). Development of the Indiana Science Trade book Annual Reading list (IN-STAR) to foster science literacy among elementary students. The Hoosier Science Teacher, 38(4), 133-138.
  • Gulley, J., & Thomas, J. (2013). 2013 Indiana Science Trade book Annual Reading list (IN-STAR): Best new books in science for the Indiana elementary classroom. The Indiana Reading Journal, 45(2), 18-21.
  • Thomas, J., & Berridge, G. (2013). An in-depth look at the Indiana Reading List for primary grades. The Indiana Reading Journal, 45(2), 11-17.
  • Gulley, J., & Thomas, J. (2013). Development of the Illinois Science Trade book Annual Reading list (IL-STAR): An annual list to increase reading in science for elementary students. Spectrum, 39(1), 17-21.
  • Berridge, G., & Thomas, J. (2013). Questioning the validity of a state reading list. International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 5(2), 143-156.
  • Thomas, J., Raisor, J., & Goebel, V. (2013). Oh, what Dr. Seuss can induce: Using intentionality to connect families with classrooms through science and children’s literature. Science Activities, 50(1), 31-40.
  • Thomas, J., & White, K. (2012). Aligning the STARS: A partnership brings community together for a night of astronomy. Science and Children, 49(6), 41-45.
  • Thomas, J. (2012). Integrating web 2.0 video technologies and analogies to promote science literacy. Spectrum, 37(3), 29-33.
  • Thomas, J., & Gulley, J. A. (2012). Spotlight on science: Introducing the Indiana Science Trade book Annual Reading list. The Indiana Reading Journal, 45(1), 31-35.
  • Bordelon, T., Phillips, I. Parkison, P., Thomas, J., & Howell, C. (2012). Teacher efficacy: How teachers rate themselves and how students rate their teachers. Action in Teacher Education, 34(1), 14-25.
  • Thomas, J. (2011). Preservice teachers’ perceptions of learning science methods through hybridizing asynchronous and traditional experiences. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education-Science, 11(3), 271-281.
  • Thomas, J., & Robbins, K. (2011). Adapting to the New Literacies and their implications for science. The Hoosier Science Teacher, 37(1), 22-27.
  • Walsh, K., & Thomas, J. (2011). Foldables for introductory chemistry at the college level. The Chemical Educator, 16, 132-135.
  • Walsh, K., Thomas, J., & Walsh, N. (2010). Using foldables in a college chemistry course. The Hoosier Science Teacher, 36(2), 55-63.
  • Thomas, J., & Chamness, V. (2010). Developing internal leaders through building a science laboratory manual. The Hoosier Science Teacher, 35(4), 106-111.

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