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Pacific Scholars' Publications

Pacific scholars' publications on teaching, learning, and assessment.

You may submit additional examples to the Office of Educational Effectiveness.  

2019 -

Eric G. Boyce, Professor of Pharmacy and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Burgunda V. Sweet, PharmD, Mitra Assemi, PharmD, Margarita V. DiVall, PharmD, Linda S. Garavalia, PhD, Justine Gortney, PharmD, Marianne McCollum, PhD, Rochelle M. Roberts, PhD, published the article "Characterizations of the Use of the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment Across Accredited Colleges of Pharmacy" in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2019; 83 (7) Article 7091.

 2018 -

Meixun Sinky Zheng, Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Sciences, and Daniel Bender, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, published the article "Evaluating outcomes of computer-based classroom testing: Student acceptance and impact on learning and exam performance" in March 2018 Medical Teacher. (Full text)

Amy Scott, Eileen Kogl Camfield, Alex Miller, and Kirkwood Land collaborated on an article for a 2018 edition of The School Psychologist  "An Unconventional Collaboration at the College Level to Improve STEM Student Success". The full download is available on Scholarly Commons. (Full text)

2017 -

Several faculty from the Dugoni School of Dentistry collaborated on an article for the August 2017 Journal of Dental Education Lucinda Lyon, Lisa Itaya, Terry Hoover, Mark Booth, and Nader Nadershahi wrote "Humanism in Dental Education: A Comparison of Theory, Intention, and Stakeholder Perceptions at a North American Dental School". (Full text) Pacific Ed.D. student Alexander Miller will be at the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) event on November 2, 2017 to present a poster "A Cross-Disciplinary Research Collaboration Identifies Critical Factors in STEM Student Success", authored by Kirkwood M. Land, Eileen Kogl Camfield, Alexander D. Miller, Amy N. Scott, and Gregg Jongeward. (Full text)

The May 2017 issue of Bioscene has published a paper written by Eileen Kogl Camfield and Kirkwood M. Land "The Evolution of Student Engagement:Writing Improves Teaching in Introductory Biology Courses". (Full text) The Journal of College Science Teaching has chosen a paper authored by Amy N. Scott, Delores E. McNair, Jonathan C. Lucas, and Kirkwood M. Land "From Gatekeeper to Gateway: Improving Student Success in an Introductory Biology Course" for publication in the March/April 2017 issue. (Full text)

2016 - 

At Pacific's December 2016 First Annual Teaching Showcase, Bernadette Fa talked about assessment in her presentation "Canvas Video Assessment in RDS 137 Local Anesthesia".  (Full text)

Professor Cathie McClellan's article "Teamwork, Collaboration, and Cooperation as a Student Learning Outcome for Undergraduates" was published in the January/February 2016 issue of Assessment Update. This article can be useful for programs and faculty seeking to define, teach, and assess this important category of learning outcome. (Full text)

The Dugoni School of Dentistry has a long-standing practice of quality assessment.  Here is an article from the April 2016 Journal of Dental Education written by Ana Arias, Raymond Scott, Ove Peters, Elizabeth McClain, and Alan Gluskin titled "Educational Outcomes of Small-Group Discussion Versus Traditional Lecture Format in Dental Students' Learning and Skills Acquisition". (Full text)   Here is an article co-authored by Terry Hoover, Jeffrey Kirk, and Richard Fredekind from the Journal of Dental Education describing "Clinical Quality Assurance Surveillance and Targeted Interventions: Managing Unfavorable Trends in a Dental School Clinic", (Full text)  and another article from the Journal of Dental Education, co-authored by A. Jeffrey Wood, Nader Nadershahi, and Richard Fredekind, "Evaluation of a Clinical Outcomes Assessment Tool in a U.S. Dental School". (Full text)

2015 and prior -

Eileen Camfield, Director of University Writing Programs and member of the University Assessment Committee, had an article published in 2015 in Assessment Update, "Fast and fruitful: Effective writing assessment for determining the success of new initiatives". (Full text)

Eileen Kogl Camfield, Eileen McFall, and Associate Professor of Biology Kirkwood Land wrote an article published in the Fall/Winter 2016 volume of Liberal Education, AAC&U's journal: "Leveraging innovation in science education: Writing as an assessment strategy and a learning activity." (Full text)
Abel Fernandez, Camilla Saviz, and Jeffrey Burmeister presented "Homework as an outcome assessment: relationships between homework and test performance" to the American Society for Engineering Education in June 2006.(Full text)

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