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The following is a partial list of publications in the area of the scholarship of teaching and learning by Rider University faculty.

If we miss your publication, please provide the full reference for your SoTL work at [email protected]


Hyatt, L. A. (2016). An introduction to systems thinking using plastic dinosaurs. In Byrne, L. B. (Ed.), Learner-centered teaching activities for environmental and sustainability studies.  New York, NY; Springer.

Procaccino, J. D. & Sanchez, M. H. (2016).  A real world case of identity theft. Review of Business and Finance Studies, 7(1), 105-111.


Amazeen, M. A. (2015). The effects of integrating advertising ethics into course instruction. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Francisco, CA.

Dalal, H. A., Kimura, A. K., and Hofmann, M. A. (2015). Searching in the wild: observing information-seeking behavior in a discovery tool. In Mueller, D. M. (Ed.), The Association of College & Research Libraries 2015 Conference Proceedings (pp 668-675). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.

Heidelberg, B. (2015). “Transition courses in the arts management curriculum: Creating a professional development series.” In O. Kuhlke, A. Schramme, R. Kooyman (Eds.), Creating cultural capital: Cultural entrepreneurship in theory, pedagogy, and practice. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Hunnicutt, S. S., & Grushow, A*., and Whitnell, R. (2015) Guided-inquiry experiments for physical chemistry: The POGIL-PCL model. Journal of Chemical Education, 9(2), 262-268.  DOI: 10.1021/ed5003916

McMullen, D. A., Sanchez, M., & O'Reilly-Allen, M. (in press, 2015).  Target security: A case study of how Hackers Hit the Jackpot at the Expense of Customers. Review of Business and Finance Studies.

Miller, T. C. (2015).  Why Consider Supply Chain Management as a Field of Study and as a Career in Kishor Vaidya (Ed.), Supply Chain Management for the Curious: Why Study Supply Chain Management. Canberra, Australia: The Curious Academic Publishing.

Peterson, C.H. (2015). Group emotional intelligence and academic performance: Testing the mediational effects of attendance and contribution to group work. In Leehu, Z. and Raz, S. (Eds.) Emotional intelligence: Current evidence from psychophysiological, educational and organizational perspectives (pp. 207-222). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Villalobos-Buehner, M.F. (2015). Exploring identity in the language classroom. NECTFL Journal.76, 51-64.

Villalobos-Buehner, M.F. (2015). The roles of competence perception, identities, and selves in language learning. The Language Educator. 10(4): 44-48.

Villalobos-Buehner, M.F. (2015) The Role of study abroad programs in the development of possible L2 selves. Revista Electrónica del Lenguaje. V1: 1-22. ISSN 2387-1598

Wilner, A., Hunber, B., Titus, M., & Zdan, R. (2015, March). What does an “A” say?, The SoTL Commons: A Conference for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,” Savannah, GA.

Wygal, D. E. (in press, 2015).  Reflections on pathways to teaching, learning and curriculum community relationship building. Journal of Accounting Education, 33(4). 257-293.

Wygal, D. E*. & Stout, D. E. (2015).  Shining a light on effective teaching best practices: Survey findings from award winning accounting educators. Issues in Accounting Education, 30(3), 173-205. doi


Beghetto, R., Kaufman, J., & Baer, J*.  (2014).  Teaching for creativity in the Common Core Classroom.  New York, NY: Teachers College

Burton, J. (2014). Topologies: The popular music survey and the posthumanities,” Journal of Music History Pedagogy, 5(1), 125-32.

Buser, J., K., & Buser, T.J. (2014). Qualitative investigation of student reflections on a spiritual/religious diversity experience. Counseling and Values, 59(2), 155-173.

Heidelberg, B. & , Cuyler, A. (2014). “Integrating diversity into arts management education.” American Journal of Arts Management, 2014 March, 1 -10.

Hsieh, M. L., Dawson, P. H., Hofmann, M. A., Titus, M. L., & Carlin, M. T. (2014). Four pedagogical approaches in helping students learn information literacy skills. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 40(3-4), 234-246.

Kaufman, J. C., & Baer, J*. (Eds.). (2014). Creativity across domains. Florence, KY: Psychology Press.

Miller, T. C*. & Guinti, R. (2014). Business and academia: Schooling each other. Material Handling & Logistics.

O’Sullivan-Gavin, S. A*. & Shannon, J. H. (2014). Making the leap: Developing and implementing hybrid and online legal studies courses. Southern Journal of Business & Ethics, 6, 69-91.

Rusciano, F.L. (2014). Globalizing the curriculum: How to incorporate a global perspective into your courses. Liberal Education, Summer 2014, 14-21.

Wilner, A. (2014) “Multi-disciplinary faculty learning communities for SoTL:  Rethinking ‘rigor,’” Learning Communities Journal, 6.

Wilner, A. F., Brown, P. A., Cape, J., Musumeci-Szabo, T. J., & Newman, C. M. (2014, March). Three R’s for SoTL: Rigor, relevance, and rubrics. Paper presented at the SoTL Commons: A Conference for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Savannah, GA.

Wygal, D. E., Watty, K., & Stout, D. E. (2014).  Drivers of teaching effectiveness: Views from accounting educator exemplars in Australia. Accounting Education - An International Journal, 23(4), 322-342.


Baer, J*., & Kaufman, J. C. (2013). Being creative inside and outside the classroom. Rotterdam, Netherland: Sense Publishers.  

Baer, J. (2013). Domain specificity and the limits of creativity theory. Journal of Creative Behavior, 46, 16-29.

Buser, J. K., Buser, T. J., & Peterson, C. H. (2013). Counselor training in the use of spiritual lifemaps: Creative interventions for depicting spiritual/religious stories. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 8, 363-380.

Chandar, N. & Sanchez, M. H. (2013). Sox exemption and the true cost of internal controls in small companies: The case of koss. Global Perspectives on Accounting Education, 10, 91-102.

Cook, R. G., Campbell, D., & Kopp, A. (2013). Student focused community engagement: The SBI program as a bridge into the community. Small Business Institute Journal, 9(2), 1-10.

Hsieh, M.L., McManimon, S. & Yang, S. (2013). Faculty-librarian collaboration in improving information literacy skills of educational opportunity program. Reference Services Review, 41(2), 313-335. 

Hsieh, M., Dawson, P., & Carlin, M. (2013). What five minutes in the classroom can do to uncover the basic information literacy skills of your college students: A multiyear assessment study. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 8(3), 34-57.

Kim, K. H., Kaufman, J. C., Baer, J*., & Sriraman, B. (Eds.).  (2013).  Creatively gifted students are not like other gifted students: Research, theory, and practice. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Weidhaas, A. (2013). “Data mining: Do you know where and how your personal information will be used?” Teaching Media Quarterly (TMQ), 2:1.


Buser, T. J., Buser, J. K., Peterson, C. H., & Seraydarian, D. (2012). Influence of mindfulness practice on counseling skills development. Journal of Counselor Preparation & Supervision, 4(1), 20-36.

Dawson, P.H., Hsieh, M.L. & Carlin, M.T. (2012). Quantitative/Qualitative analysis of assessing student information literacy skills: The power of librarian-faculty collaborations. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML), 1, 35-42.

Grushow, A. (2012), In response to those who wish to retain hybrid atomic orbitals in the curriculum. Journal of Chemical Education, 89(5), 578-579. doi: 10.1021/ed200746n

Hyatt, L. A. (2012). Personal plants: Making botany meaningful by experimentation. Science, 337(6102), 1620-1621. doi: 10.1126/science.1215226

Peterson, C.H. (2012a). Building the emotional intelligence and effective functioning of student work groups: Evaluation of an instructional program. College Teaching, 60 (3), 112-121. doi: 10.1080/87567555.2011.645258

Peterson, C.H. (2012b). The individual regulation component of group emotional intelligence: Measure development and validation. Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 37(3), 232-251. doi: 10.1080/01933922.2012.686962

Sanchez, M. H*., Agoglia, C. P., & Brown, K. F. (2012). The effectiveness of interactive professional learning experiences as a pedagogical tool: Evidence from an audit setting. Journal of Accounting Education, 30(2), 163-172. doi:10.1016/j.jaccedu.2012.08.004

Wilner, A., Mirchandani, S., Lowrey, P., Spiegelberg, B., & Jacobs, D. (2012, March). SoTL and the creative power of faculty learning communities. Paper presented at the SoTL Commons: A Conference for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Statesboro, GA.


Baer, J.  (2011). Four (more) arguments against the Torrance Tests.  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. 5, 316-317.

Baer, J.  (2011). How divergent thinking tests mislead us: Are the Torrance Tests still relevant in the 21st century?  Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 5, 309-313.

Baer, J. (2011). Why grand theories of creativity distort, distract, and disappoint. International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving, 21(1). 73-100.

Baer, J.  (2011). Why teachers should assume creativity is very domain specific. International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving, 21(2), 57-61.

Buser, J. K*., Buser, T. J*., Gladding, S. T., & Wilkerson, J. (2011). The creative counselor: Using the SCAMPER model in counselor training. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 6, 256-273.

Campbell, D. K. (2011). Broad focus, narrow focus: A look at information literacy across a school of business and within a capstone course. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 16(4), 307-325

Jacobs, D. L.; Dawson, P. H.; and Yang, S. Q. (2011, August-September). Development and assessment of online SciFinder tutorials toward the promotion of scientific literacy in undergraduates. Abstracts of Papers presented at the 242nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO.

Grushow, A.  (2011).  Is it time to retire the hybrid Atomic Orbital? Journal of Chemical Education, 88(7), 860-862. doi: 10.1021/ed100155c

Lillie, R. E. & Wygal, D. E*. (2011). Virtual office hours (VOH) in Accounting coursework: Leveraging technology to enhance an integrative learning environment. Journal of Accounting Education, 29(1), 1-13.

Peterson, C.H*. & Peterson, N.A. (2011). Impact of peer evaluation confidentiality on student marks. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 5(2), 1-13.

Wilner, A. (2011, November). Addressing ‘limited learning on College Campuses’: Redefining expectations through curricular redesign. Paper presented at American Association of Colleges & Universities, Providence, RI. 

Wygal, D. E. (2011). Teaching, scholarship and sharing: Perspectives on community. Accounting Education - An International Journal, 20 (3), 227-237.

Wygal, D. E*. & Stout, D. E. (2011). The role of continuous improvement and mentoring in the pursuit of teaching effectiveness: Perspectives from award-winning Accounting educators. Accounting Educators' Journal, 21(1), 33-44.


Baer, J. (2010). Lectures may be more effective than you think: The learning pyramid unmasked. International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving, 20(2), 7-21.

Campbell, D., & Cook, R. G. (2010). An experiential market research analysis: A partnership between teaching and library faculty.  Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 15(3), 171-178.

Dawson, P. H., Jacobs, D. L., & Yang, S. Q. (2010). An online tutorial for SciFinder for Organic Chemistry classes. Science & Technology Libraries, 29(4), 298-306.

Wilner, A. (2010, March). Cultivating cognitive complexity: Incorporating E-Portfolios into assessment of a cross-disciplinary program. Paper presented at the American Association of Colleges & Universities, Philadelphia, PA.


Belliveau, P., Peluso, K., and Cook, R.G*.  (2008). Assurance of individual learning in experiential student team consulting. Small Business Institute® Journal, 2 (1), 23-45.

Buser, T. J. (2008). Counselor training: Empirical findings and current approaches. Counselor Education and Supervision, 48, 86-100. doi: 10.1002/j.1556-6978.2008.tb00065.x

Heriot, K.C., Cook, R. G*., Simpson, L., and Parker, R. (2008). The use of micro student consulting projects as an alternative to traditional field-based student consulting projects: An exploratory study.  Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, 11, 59-73. 

Heriot, K.C., Jones, R., Cook, R. G*., and Simpson, L.  (2008). The use of student consulting projects as an active learning pedagogy: A case study in an Operations Management course.  Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 6 (2), 463-481. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-4609.2008.00186.x


Heriot, K.C., Cook, R. G*., Matthews, C., and Simpson, L. (2007).  Creating active and high impact learning:  Moving out of the classroom with field-based student consulting projects.  Industry and Higher Education, 21(6), 427-434.


Peterson, C.H*., Casillas, A., Robbins, S.B. (2006). The student readiness inventory and the Big Five: Examining social desirability and college academic performance. Personality and Individual Differences, 41(4), 663-673.


Suler, J. (2005). eQuest: Case study of a comprehensive online program for self-study and personal growth. CyberPsychology and Behavior, 8(4), 379-386. doi:10.1089/cpb.2005.8.379


Suler, J.R. (2004). Extending the classroom into cyberspace: The discussion board. CyberPsychology and Behavior, 7(4), 397-403.


* Rider University Faculty