Prevost Lab at USF


(* graduate student; † undergraduate student)

​Carter*, K. and L.B. Prevost. In Review. Investigating the Effect of Question Order and Student Understanding of Structure and Function.

Carter*, K., M. Romero*, K. Martinez†, B. MacNeill† and L.B. Prevost, In Review. Investigating biology students’ writing about matter and energy: a comparison of machine learning and human scoring.

Pelletreau K.N., Knight J.K., Lemons P.P., McCourt J.S., Merrill J.E., Nehm R.H., Prevost L.B., Urban- Lurain M. and Smith M.K. 2018. A Faculty Professional Development Model That Improves Student Learning, Encourages Active-Learning Instructional Practices, and Works for Faculty at Multiple Institutions. CBE-Life Sciences Education.

Prevost L.B., Vergara C. E., Urban-Lurain M. and Campa H. 2017. Evaluation of a high-engagement teaching program for STEM graduate students: outcomes of the FAST-Future Academic Scholars in Teaching Fellowship Program. Innovative Higher Education. 9407- x.

Prevost, L.B., M.K. Smith, and J. Knight. 2016. Using student writing and lexical analysis to reveal student thinking about the role of stop codons. CBE Life Science Education 15:ar65

Prevost, L.B., and P.P. Lemons. 2016. Step by step: Biology undergraduate's problem-solving steps during multiple-choice assessment. CBE Life Sciences Education 15:ar71 4.

Pelletreau, K.N., Andrews, T., Armstrong, N., Bedell, M.A., Dastoor, F., Dean, N., Erster, S., Fata- Hartley, C., Guild, N., Greig, H, Hall, D., Knight, J.K., Koslowsky, D., Lemons, P.P., Martin, J., McCourt, J., Merrill, J., Moscarella, R., Nehm, R., Northington, R., Olsen, B., Prevost, L., Stoltzfus, J., Urban-Lurain, M., Smith, M.K. 2016. A clicker-based case study that untangles student thinking about the processes in the central dogma. CourseSource. clicker-based-case-study-that-untangles-student-thinking-about-the-processes-in-the

Camus, M., Hurt, N. E., Larson, L. R., and Prevost, L. 2016. Facebook as an online teaching tool: Effects on student participation, learning, and overall course performance. College Teaching, 64(2), 84-94.

Prevost, L., Moon-Michel*, L., Romero*, M., & Lou, Y. 2016. Air potato invaders: Scenario-based digital games for science inquiry learning and assessment. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference.

Weston†, M., K. C. Haudek, L. Prevost, M. Urban-Lurain, and J. Merrill. 2015. Examining the Impact of Question Surface Features on Students’ Answers to Constructed-Response Questions on Photosynthesis. CBE-Life Sciences Education 14:ar19. doi:10.1187/cbe.14-07-0110

Kim*, H. S., L. Prevost, and P. P. Lemons. 2015. Students’ usability evaluation of a Web-based tutorial program for college biology problem solving. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning 31:362–377

Urban-Lurain, M., M.M. Cooper, K. Haudek, J.J. Kaplan, J.K. Knight, P.P. Lemons, C.T. Lira, R. Nehm, L.B. Prevost, M.K. Smith, and M.A. Sydlik. 2015. Expanding a national network for automated analysis of constructed response assessments to reveal student thinking in STEM. Computers in Education Journal 25 (2): 65-81.

Prevost, L.B., Haudek, K.C., Merrill, J.E., Urban-Lurain, M. 2012. Examining student constructed explanations of thermodynamics using lexical analysis. Proceedings Frontiers in Education, Seattle WA.

Haudek, K.C., Prevost, L.B., Moscarella, R.A., Merrill, J., Urban-Lurain, M., 2012. What are they thinking? Automated analysis of student writing about acid/base chemistry in introductory biology. CBE - Life Sciences Education. 11:283-293

 Hurt, M.E., Moss, G.S., Bradley, C.L., Larson, L.R., Prevost, L.B., Riley, N., Domizi, D, Camus, M. 2012. The ‘Facebook’ Effect: College Students’ Perceptions of Online Discussions in the Age of Social Networking.  International Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 6:1-24.

 Prevost, L.B., Haudek, K.C., Merrill, J.E., Urban-Lurain, M. 2012. Deciphering student ideas on thermodynamics using computerized lexical analysis of student writing. Proceeding of the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Prevost L.B. and P.P. Lemons. 2011. Mildred Using Plants: The Medicinal Value of Plants. National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science.

Prevost, L. B. and Bruns. B. 2010. Rocks and Minerals. PBIO/ISCI 2001Life and Earth Sciences Lab Manual.

Van Etten M.L., Prevost, L.B., Deen, A.C., Ortiz, B.V., Donovan, L.A., and Chang, S. 2008. Gender differences in reproductive and physiological traits in a gynodioecious species, Geranium maculatum (Geraniaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences. 169: 271–279.

Allen, C., J. La Bram, A. Garmestani, A. Peck, and L. Prevost. 2006. When landscaping goes bad: the incipient invasion of Mahonia bealei in the southeastern United States. Biological Invasions 8:169- 176.

Smith, E.J., Shi L., Prevost, L., Drummond, P., Ramlal, S., Smith, G., Pierce, K., Foster, J. 2001. Expressed sequence tags for the chicken genome from a normalized, ten-day-old white leghorn whole embryo cDNA library. 2. Comparative DNA sequence analysis of guinea fowl, quail, and turkey genomes. Poultry Science 80:1263-1272.