Curriculum Research Group
 Informing Community College Curriculum 

Research and Data

Peer Reviewed Publications

Burn, H.E., & Kawai, J. K. (2014). The Adjunct Faculty Development Process. MathAMATYC Educator, 6(1). Paper.pdf

Gerhard, G., &  Burn H.E. (2014). Effective engagement strategies for non-tenure-track faculty in precollege mathematics reform in community colleges. Community College Journal of Reserach and Practice, 38(2-3), 208-217. Paper.pdf   Presentation.pdf

Burn, H. E., Baer, E. M. D., & Wenner, J. M. (2013). Embedded mathematics remediation using The Math You Need, When You Need It: A 21st century solution to an age-old problem. About Campus, 18(5), 22-25.  Paper .pdf  Presentation .pdf

Wenner, J. M., Baer, E. M. D., & Burn, H. E., (2013). Discipline-based remediation: Bridging the mathematics gap. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 94(41), 361-362. Paper .pdf

Burn, H.E., (2012). Factors that Shape Curricular Reasoning about College Algebra Reform. MathAMATYC Educator, 4(1), 23-27. Paper .pdf

Wenner, J.M., Burn, H.E., & Baer, E.M. (2012). The Math You Need, When You Need it. In the Trenches, 2(2), 1-7. 

Burn, H.E., & Gerhard, G. (2011). Pathways and persistence: Basic skills students at one Washington state community college. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 35, 220-223. 
220-233. Paper .pdf

Wenner, J. M., Burn H. E., & Baer. E. M. (2011). Successful implementation of The Math You Need, When You Need it: Asynchronous, online mathematics tutorials to address diverse student skills in introductory geoscience. Journal of College Science Teaching, 41(1),
16-24.  Paper .pdf

Dey, E. L., Burn, H. E., & Gerdes, D. (2009). Bringing the classroom to the Web: Effects of using new technologies to capture and deliver lectures. Research in Higher Education, 50(4), 377-393.
Paper .pdf


Peer Reviewed Presentations without Accompanying Publication

Burn, H.E., & Mesa, V. (2014, April). Resources that shape Calculus I instruction in community colleges: Findings from a national study of community college calculus programs. Paper presented at the annual conference for the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, Washington, D.C. Paper.pdf    

Mesa, V., White, N., & Burn, H.E. (2014, April). Academic and social integration revealed in Characteristics of Successful Programs in College Calculus Project: The two-year college context. Paper presented at the annual conference for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Denver, Co.  Paper.pdf    

Gerhard, G., & Burn, H.E., (2013). 
Non-Tenure-Track Community College Mathematics Faculty Learning through Faculty Inquiry Groups. Paper presented at the annual Western Region Research Conference on the Education of Adults, October, 2013, Seattle, Washington. Presentation .pdf

Burn, H.E., & Mulcahy, M. (2013). Veterans' transition to college: Theoretical models and insights from a Community College "Math Boot Camp." Unpublished paper presented at the annual conference for the Pacific Sociological Association, Reno, Nevada.
Presentation .pdf

Burn, H. E., & Gerhard, G. (2011). The elephant in the [class]room:
Involving part-time faculty in improving community college developmental mathematics. Unpublished paper presented at the annual conference for the Council of the Study of Community Colleges, New Orleans, Louisiana. (Abstract, Handout)

Burn H. E. (2009). Factors that shape faculty curricular reasoning: An analytical framework and example study. Unpublished paper presented at the annual conference for the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Vancouver, Canada. (Abstract)

Gerhard, G. (2007).  Student transitions from adult basic education participation to community college enrollment. Unpublished paper presented at the annual conference for the Association for the Study of Higher Education, Louisville, Kentucky. (Abstract)


Selected Professional Presentations

Burn, H. E., Mesa, V. M., & White, N. J. (2013). Features and Practices of Successful Calculus Programs: Insights from Case Studies at Seventeen Institutions
. Presentation at the Association of American Colleges and Universities Network for Academic Renew Conference: Transforming STEM Education, October, 2013, San Diego, California. 

Burn, H. E., & Baer, E. M. D. (2013) Supporting STEM Student Success through Embedded Remediation with The Math You Need, When You Need It. Presentation at the Association of American Colleges and Universities Network for Academic Renew Conference: Transforming STEM Education, October, 2013, San Diego, California.  Presentation .pdf

Burn, H. E., (2013) Strategies that Engage Adjunct Faculty in Developmental Math Reform. Presentation at the annual conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, October, 2013, Anaheim, California. 

Visualizing Persistence to College-Level Math: A faculty-IR collaboration. Presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Institutional Research, June, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Burn, H. E. (2010).
Alternative intermediate algebra in Washington: Why, where, and how? Presentation at Everett Community College, Everett, Washington. (Handout)

Burn, H. E. (2010). Fostering student attributes: Results from Highline Community College's SAMS grant. Presentation at the Washington State Community College Mathematics Conference, Yakima, Washington. (
PowerPoint, SAMS Website)


Burn, H. E. (2009). Student achievement database: Exploring precollege mathematics achievement. Webinar for the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges and community college mathematics faculty and administrators. (
Handout)




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