CEA shares results of its assessments and collaborations through peer-reviewed publications and in reports to various stakeholders across campus.


Biomedical Research Minor (BRM)


Career Exploration in Life Science (LS 110)


CIRTL INCLUDES – CC Regional Collaborative


College Academic Counseling


Competency-based Research Laboratory Curriclulum (CRLC)


Sanders, E. R., Moberg-Parker, J., Hirsch, A. M., Lee, P. Y., Shapiro, C., Toma, S., & Levis-Fitzgerald, M. (2016) Transforming Laboratory Education in the Life Sciences. Microbe, 11(2), 69-74. (https://doi.org/10.1128/microbe.11.69.1)


Shapiro, C., Ayon, C., Moberg‐Parker, J., Levis‐Fitzgerald, M., & Sanders, E. R. (2013). Strategies for Using Peer‐assisted Learning Effectively in an Undergraduate Bioinformatics Course. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 41(1), 24-33. (https://doi.org/10.1002/bmb.20665)


Shapiro, C., Moberg-Parker, J., Toma, S., Ayon, C., Zimmerman, H., Roth-Johnson, E. A., Hancock, S. P., Levis-Fitzgerald, M. & Sanders, E. R. (2015). Comparing the impact of course-based and apprentice-based research experiences in a life science laboratory curriculum. Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, 16(2), 186-197. (https://dx.doi.org/10.1128%2Fjmbe.v16i2.1045)


Disease Mechanisms (PhySci 121) – online course


Faculty Diversity Workshops in STEM


Fiat Lux


Anderson, J. L. & Levis-Fitzgerald, M. R. & Rhoads, R. A. (2003). Democratic Learning and Global Citizenship: The Contribution of One-Unit Seminars. The Journal of General Education 52(2), 84-10. (https://doi.org/10.1353/jge.2003.0023)


Food and Science


Soh, M., Roth-Johnson, L., Levis-Fitzgerald, M., Rowat, A. (2015). Interactive taste tests enhance student learning. Journal of College Science Teaching, 45(1). (http://www.jstor.org/stable/43631884)


GE Cluster Inquiry Specialists


Salomon, D., Shapiro, C., Buck, R., Pho, A., & Levis-Fitzgerald, M. (2017). Embedded peer specialists: One institution’s successful strategy to scale information literacy services. Paper presented March 2017 at the annual Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) conference, Baltimore, MD. (http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/conferences/confsandpreconfs/2017/EmbeddedPeerSpecialists.pdf)


Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Program (HHURP)


Kozeracki, C. A., Carey, M. F., Colicelli, J., & Levis-Fitzgerald, M. (2006). An intensive primary-literature–based teaching program directly benefits undergraduate science majors and facilitates their transition to doctoral programs. CBE-Life Sciences Education5(4), 340-347. (https://doi.org/10.1187/cbe.06-02-0144)


Noyce/Cal Teach


Whang-Sayson, H., Daniel, J. C., & Russell, A. A. (2017). A Serendipitous Benefit of a Teaching-Exploration Program at a Large Public University: Creating a STEM Workforce That Supports Teachers and Public Education. Journal of College Science Teaching47(1), 24. (https://search.proquest.com/docview/1933153882?accountid=14512)


ORCT (Chris Lee)


Stains, M., Harshman, J., Barker, M. K., Chasteen, S. V., Cole, R., DeChenne-Peters, S. E., ... & Levis-Fitzgerald, M. (2018). Anatomy of STEM teaching in North American universities. Science359(6383), 1468-1470. (http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6383/1468.full)


Pathways to Success (Tracy HHMI)




Toven-Lindsey, B., Levis-Fitzgerald, M. Barber, P.H. & Hasson, T. (2015) Increasing Persistence in Undergraduate Science Majors: A Model for Institutional Support of Underrepresented Students. CBE Life Sciences Education, 14(2), ar12. (https://doi.org/10.1187/cbe.14-05-0082)


Physics (Shanna)






Teaching as Research (TAR)


UCLA Senior Class Survey




WIDER (Faculty Survey?)