Recent Work

The VALC team is continually involved in research and scholarship. Below is a list of recent publications and presentations from members of the FYE team. 

Publications

Hauck, A., & Vaughan, A. (2022). Incorporating wellness to promote metacognitive knowledge and regulation. The Toolbox, 20(3), 1 – 4.

Graham, M., Wayne, I., Persutte-Manning, S. L., Pergantis, S. I., & Vaughan, A. L. (2022). Enhancing student outcomes: Peer mentors and student transition. International Journal of  Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 34(1).

Graham, M., & Vaughan, A. L. (2022). Self-determination and college student first-year achievement. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 33(2).

Pickenpaugh, E. N., Yoast, S. R., Baker, A., & Vaughan, A. L. (2021). The role of first-year seminars and first-year college achievement for undeclared students. Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10734-021-00729-0

Vaughan, A. L., Dorn, B., Rose, J. S., Ward, C., & Hauck, A. (2020). Intersection between TRIO/SSS programs and FYS: Effects on first-generation students. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 20(15). https://doi.org/10.33423/jhetp.v20i15.3942

Ward, C., Ohde, K., Rose, J. S., Park, J., Critchlow, C., & Vaughan, A. L. (2020). First-year seminars: Supporting STEM college student academic success and persistence. The Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 32(2), 45 - 58.

Hauck, A., Persutte-Manning, S. L., Ward, C., & Vaughan, A. L. (2020). Assessing first-year seminar performance with college engagement, academic self-efficacy, and student achievement. Journal of  Higher Education Theory and Practice, 20(4), 88 – 101.

Vaughan, A. L., Pergantis, S. I., & Moore, S. M. (2019). Assessing the difference between 1-, 2-, and 3-credit first-year seminars on college student achievement. The Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 31(2) 9 – 28.

Swanson, N. M., Vaughan, A. L., & Wilkinson, B. D. (2017). First-year seminars: Supporting male college students’ long-term academic success. Journal of College Student Retention: Research,  Theory & Practice, 18(4), 386 - 400. doi: 10.1177/1521025115604811

Vaughan, A. L., Lalonde, T., & Jenkins-Guarnieri, M.A. (2014). Assessing student achievement in large-scale educational programs using hierarchical propensity scores.  Research in Higher Education, 55(6), 564-580. doi: 10.1007/s11162-014-9329-8

Vaughan, A. L., Parra, J., & Lalonde, T. (2014).  First-generation college student achievement and the first year seminar: A quasi-experimental design. The Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 26(2), 53-69.

Presentations
 

Dixon, B., Miller, C., Hauck, A., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2022). Teaching and incorporating critical    reflection across topics in an FYS. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Orlando, FL.   

Graham, M., Wayne, I., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2022). Developing curriculum based on student self- reported data: Goal-setting & time-management. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting on  the First Year Experience, Orlando, FL.  

Hauck, A., Sands, H., Martell, J., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2022). Training peer mentors with inclusive modeling and professional development. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting on the First  Year Experience, Orlando, FL.

Kriescher, D., Miller, C., Martell., J. & Vaughan, A. (February, 2022). Aligning FYS curriculum, instruction, and assessment for combatting learned helplessness. Paper to be presented at the annual  meeting on the First Year Experience, Orlando, FL.

Martell, J., Dixon, B., West, K., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2022). Classroom strategies to foster self-awareness and promote multiculturalism. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting on the First  Year Experience, Orlando, FL.

 

Sands, H., Hauck, A., Kriescher, D., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2022). Trauma-informed positive education strategies for an FYE classroom.  Paper to be presented at the annual meeting on the   First Year Experience, Orlando, FL.

West, K., Lawrence, S., Kriescher, D., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2022). Quasi-experimental design: Peer mentors and first-year academic self-efficacy and achievement.  Paper to be presented at the  annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Orlando, FL.

Dixon, B., Sands, H., Hauck, A., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2021). Integrating nature-based strategies into the FYS curriculum. Paper presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Virtual.

Hauck, A., Miller, C., Dixon, B., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2021). Mindfulness as a precursor to  metacognitive processes in an FYE classroom. Paper presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Virtual.

Miller, C., Gorman, M., Hauck, A., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2021) Moving from culturally responsive pedagogy to sustaining pedagogy. Paper presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Virtual.

Graham, M., Wayne, I., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2021). Nuclear holocaust activity: An experiential  approach to teaching diversity. Paper presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Virtual.

Gorman, M., Kriescher, D., Martell, J., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2021). Student-centered pedagogy in a F2F classroom during a pandemic.  Paper presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Virtual.

Martell, J., Kriescher, D., Sands, H., & Vaughan, A. (February, 2021). The relationship of summer programming and successful transitions for incoming freshman. Paper presented at the annual   meeting on the First Year Experience, Virtual.

Pickenpaugh, E. N., Wayne, I., Hauck, A., Graham, M., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2020). Strategies for creating an atmosphere of belonging in the classroom. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Washington, D.C.

Hauck, A., Graham, M., Pickenpaugh, E. N., Wayne, I., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2020). FYS instructor of record professional development and pedagogy training. Paper to be presented at the   annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Washington, D.C.

Wayne, I., Martell, J. L., Graham, M., Hauck, A., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2020). Using challenge to promote engagement: Strategies for any classroom. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Washington, D.C.

Graham, M., Hauck, A., Martell, J. L., Pickenpaugh, E. N., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2020). Comprehensive assessment of a peer mentor program for first-year students. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Washington, D.C.

Hauck, A., Pickenpaugh, E. N., Wayne, I., Martell, J. L., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2020). Wellness, critical thinking and holistic learning through intentional course design.  Paper to be presented at the    annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Washington, D.C.

Hauck, A., Graham, M., Pickenpaugh, E. N., Martell, J. L., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2020).   Reflective writing and FYS: Promoting critical thinking and metacognition. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Washington, D.C.

Dorn, B., Rose, J. S., Ward, C., Vaughan, A. L., & Lail, D. J. (February, 2019). TRIO/SSS programs and FYS: Creating meaningful partnerships for first-generation students. Poster presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Las Vegas, NV.

Hauck, A., Critchlow, C., Persutte-Manning, S. L., Ward, C., Ohde, K., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2019). Designing FYS curriculum to promote college engagement, academic self-efficacy, and student achievement. Paper presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Las Vegas, NV.

Moore, S., M., Dorn, B., Graham, M., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2019).  Four-year persistence and first-year seminar: A quasi-experimental design. Paper presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Las Vegas, NV.

Persutte-Manning, S. L., Manson, J. L., Graham, M., Pergantis, S. I., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2019). Three-year development, analysis and implementation of a peer mentor program. Paper presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Las Vegas, NV.

Yoast, S. R., Pickenpaugh, E. N., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2019). Undeclared students at-risk? Supporting first-year college success with FYS. Paper presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Las Vegas, NV.

Ward, C., Ohde, K., Rose, J. S., Park, J., & Vaughan, A. L. (February, 2019). Research-based academic FYS: Leading STEM students’ through demanding first year. Paper presented at the annual meeting on the First Year Experience, Las Vegas, NV.
 

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