GSLC Educational Materials

Powell, B., Malone, M., Drits-Esser, D., & Stark, L.A. (2018). Introduction to Heredity: Part 1. Science and Children, 55(6), 36-41
Powell, B., Drits-Esser, D., Malone, M., & Stark, L.A. (2018). Introduction to Heredity: Part 2. Science and Children, 55(6), 42-48
Homburger, S.A., Drits-Esser, D., Malone, M. & Stark, L.A. (2015). Microbes as friends not foes: Shifting the focus from pathogenesis to symbiosis. The American Biology Teacher, 77(9), 659-668. View
Malone, M., Drits-Esser D., & Stark L.A. (2014). Astrobiology: Exploration in Earth and Life Science. Science Scope, 37(9), 20-24. View
Drits-Esser D., Malone M., Barber N.C., & Stark L.A. (2014). Beyond the Central Dogma: Bringing Epigenetics into the Classroom. The American Biology Teacher, 76(6), 365-369. View
Malone, M. (2012). Natural Selection and Evolution: Using Multimedia Slide Shows to Emphasize the Role of Genetic Variation. Science Scope, 36(2), 26-30. View
Stark, L.A., and Pompei K. (2010). Making Genetics Easy to Understand. Science 327:538-539.
Stark, L.A. (2004). Life Science Education: Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s World. In Khoo A, Heng MA, Lim L, Ang RP (Eds.), Innovation and Diversity in Education (pp. 1-16). Singapore: McGraw-Hill Education (Asia).
Stark, L. (2002). Does Sunscreen Protect My DNA? In the Science House (Ed.), Relating Genetics to Everyday Life: A Collection of Activities for the High School Biology Classroom. North Carolina State University.
Wilson, E.T., and Stark, L. (2002). Finding a Gene on the Chromosome Map. In the Science House (Ed.), Relating Genetics to Everyday Life: A Collection of Activities for the High School Biology Classroom. North Carolina State University.
Price, B., Wilson, E.T., & Stark, L. (2002). Mystery Yeast Mutation. In the Science House (Ed.), Relating Genetics to Everyday Life: A Collection of Activities for the High School Biology Classroom. North Carolina State University.
Logan, J.S. and Stark, L.A. (Winter 2002-2003). Opinion: How can high school teachers best prepare today's students to become tomorrow's educated patients and consumers of health care? University of Utah Health Sciences Report.

GSLC Teacher Professional Development Programs

Oerter, E., Malone, M., Putman, A., Drits-Esser, D., Stark, L.A., & Bowen, G. (2017). Every apple has a voice: using stable isotopes to teach about food sourcing and the water cycle, Hydrology and Earth Systems Science, 21 (7), 3799-3810. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-3799-2017, 2017. View
Drits-Esser, D., Gess-Newsome, J., & Stark. L.A. (2016). Examining the sustainability of teacher learning following a yearlong professional development program for inservice elementary science teachers. Professional Development in Education, 43(3), 375-396. DOI:10.1080/19415257.2016.1179664 View
Drits-Esser, D. and Stark, L.A. (2015). The impact of collaborative curriculum design on teacher professional learning. Electronic Journal of Science Education, 19(8), 1-27. View

Research and Evaluation Methodologies

Bass, K.M., Drits-Esser, D., & Stark, L.A. (2016). A Primer for Developing Measures of Science Content Knowledge for Small-Scale Research and Instructional Use. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 15(2), 1-14. View
Drits-Esser, D., Bass, K., & Stark, L.A. (2014). Using Small-Scale Randomized Controlled Trials to Evaluate the Efficacy of New Curriculum Materials. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 13(4), 593-601. View

Other K-16 Educational Materials and Programs

Drits-Esser D., and Black, M. (2014). Standardized test questions: A tool for developing students’ proficiency with the Framework's science practices. Science Scope, 37(5), 68-75.
Bates, A.J., Drits, D., & Ramirez, L. (2011). Self-awareness and enactment of supervisory stances: Influences on responsiveness toward student teacher learning. Teacher Education Quarterly. 38(3), 69-87.
Bates, A. J., Drits, D., Allen, C., & McCandless, P. (2009). Service learning as an instructional strategy for the preparation of teachers. The Journal of Effective Teaching, 9 (1), 5-23.
Dole, J. A., Nokes, J. D., & Drits, D. (2009). Cognitive strategy instruction. In S. E. Israel & G. G. Duffy (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension (pp. 347–372). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Taylor and Francis Group.
Bates, A. J., Ramirez, L., & Drits, D. (2009). Connecting university supervision and critical reflection: Mentoring and modeling. The Teacher Educator, 44 (2), 90–112.
Thomas L., Stark, L.A., & Judd-Murray, M.R. (2002). Activities for “Standard V: Inherited Traits”. In Embley P, Nance P (Eds.), Fifth Grade Teacher Resource Book. Utah State Office of Education and Jordan School District.

Patient and Public Educational Materials and Programs

Drits-Esser, D., Coulter, H., Mannello, M.C., Sunada, G., Alder, S.C., Davis, F.A., Lee, D., Mukundente, V., Napia, E. Ralls, B., Rickard, S., Tavake’-Pasi, F., Stark, L.A. (in Press). The Community Faces model: Community, university and health department partners thriving together for effective health education. Collaborations: A Journal of Community-Based Research and Practice.
Kepka D, Bodson J, Lai D, Sanchez-Birkhead A, Villalta J, Mukundente V, Tavake-Pasi F, Davis FA, Lee D, Napia E, Mooney R, Coulter H, & Stark LA (2018). Factors associated with human papillomavirus vaccination among diverse adolescents in a region with low human papillomavirus vaccination rates. Health Equity, 2(1), 223-232. http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/heq.2018.0028
Wu, Y. P., Nagelhout, E., Aspinwall, L. G., Boucher, K. M., Parsons, B. G., Kohlmann, W., Kaphingst, K. A., Homburger, S., Perkins, R. D., Grossman, D. & Harding, G. (2018). A novel educational intervention targeting melanoma risk and prevention knowledge among children with a familial risk for melanoma. Patient Education and Counseling, 101(3), 452-459.
Wu, Y. P., Aspinwall, L. G., Nagelhout, E., Kohlmann, W., Kaphingst, K. A., Homburger, S., Perkins, R. D., Grossman, D., Harding, G., Cassidy, P., & Leachman, S. A. (2016) Development of an educational program integrating concepts of genetic risk and preventive strategies for children with a family history of melanoma. Journal of Cancer Education, 1-8.
Lai D, Bodson J, Davis FA, Lee D, Tavake-Pasi F, Napia E, Villalta J, Mukundente V, Mooney R, Coulter H, Stark LA, Sanchez-Birkhead AC, Kepka D. (2017). Diverse families’ experiences with HPV vaccine information sources: A community-based participatory approach. Journal of Community Health, 42(2), 400-412. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0269-4; PMCID: PMC5337438
Botkin JR, Rothwell E, Anderson RA, Rose NC, Dolan SM, Kuppermann M, Stark LA, Goldenberg A, & Wong B. (2016). Prenatal education of parents about newborn screening and residual dried blood spots: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Pediatrics 170(6):543-9. View
Simonsen SE, Digre KB, Ralls B, Mukundente V, Davis FA, Rickard S, Tavake-Pasi F*, Napia EE, Aiono H, Chirpich M*, Stark LA, Sunada G*, Keen K*, Johnston L, Frost CJ, Varner MW, & Alder SC (2014). A gender-based approach to developing a healthy lifestyle and healthy weight intervention for diverse Utah women. Journal of Evaluation and Program Planning. pii: S0149-7189(14)00133-5. View. PMID: 25559947
Botkin JR, Rothwell E, Anderson RA, Goldenberg A, Kuppermann M, Dolan SM, Rose NC, Stark L. (2014). What parents want to know about the storage and use of residual newborn bloodspots. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A 164(11):2739-2744. View PMID: 25131714
Rothwell E, Wong B, Rose NC, Anderson R, Fedor B, Stark LA, Botkin JR. (2014). A randomized controlled trial of an electronic informed consent process. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics 9(5):1-7. View PMID: 25747685
Botkin JR, Rothwell E, Anderson R, Stark LA, Mitchell J. (2014). Public attitudes regarding the use of electronic health information and residual clinical tissues for research, Journal of Community Genetics 5:205-213. View PMID: 24307509
Rothwell E, Anderson RA, Swoboda KJ, Stark L, Botkin JR. (2013). Public attitudes regarding a pilot study of newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A 161(4):679-686. View PMID: 23443997
Rothwell E, Anderson R, Goldenberg A, Lewis, MH, Stark L, Burbank M, Wong B, Botkin JR. (2012) Assessing public attitudes on the retention and use of residual newborn screening blood samples: A focus group study. Social Science & Medicine 74:1305-1309. View PMID: 22398141
Botkin JR, Rothwell E, Anderson R, Stark L, Goldenberg A, Lewis M, Burbank M, Wong B (2012). Public attitudes regarding the use of residual newborn screening specimens for research. Pediatrics, 129:231-238. View PMID: 22250018
Rothwell EW, Anderson RA, Burbank MJ, Goldenberg AJ, Lewis MH, Stark LA, Wong B, Botkin JB (2011). Concerns of newborn blood screening advisory committee members regarding storage and use of residual newborn screening blood spots. American Journal of Public Health. View PMID: 21330580
Stark LA, Giles R and Johnson J (2008). Consumer Genetics Education Network (CGEN): Genetics Education Materials for Hispanic/Latino Students and Families. NCC Collaborator 2(2):3. View

Website and App Reviews

Hawkins AJ*, Stark LA. (2017). More than metaphor: Online resources for teaching cancer biology. CBE-Life Sciences Education 16(3) 3fe5. View
Hawkins AJ*, Stark LA (2016). Bringing climate change into the life science classroom: Primers, impacts on life, and addressing misconceptions. CBE-Life Sciences Education 15(2), 1-6; View PMID: 27252294; selected for 2016 Highlights issue.
Hawkins AJ*, Stark LA. (2015). Online resources for engaging students in bioethical discussions. CBE-Life Sciences Education 14(4):1-5. View PMID: 26538386. PMID: 25678620; cover, image; selected for 2015 Highlights issue.
Barber NC*, Stark LA (2015). Online resources for understanding outbreaks and infectious diseases. CBE-Life Sciences Education. 14(1):1-5. fe 1. View PMID: 25678620; cover image.
Barber NC*, Stark LA (2014). Engaging with molecular form to understand function. CBE-Life Sciences Education 13:21-24; View PMID: 24591499; cover image; selected for 2014 Highlights issue.
Stark LA (2012). Cell biology apps for Apple devices. CBE-Life Sciences Education 11:226-230. PMID: 22949420
Stark LA (2011). Life sciences career exploration. CBE-Life Sciences Education 10:231-234. PMID: 21885817; selected for 2011 Highlights issue.Stark LA (2010). Epigenetics online: Multimedia teaching resources. CBE-Life Sciences Education 9:6-9. PMID: 20194801
Stark LA (2010). Beneficial microorganisms: Countering microbephobia. CBE-Life Sciences Education 9:387-389. PMID: 21123679; selected for 2010 Highlights issue.
Stark LA (2009). Darwin on the web: Resources for Darwin 200 and beyond. CBE-Life Sciences Education 8:1-6. PMID: 19255128; selected for 2009 Highlights issue.
Stark LA (2008). Plant movements revealed CBE-Life Sciences Education 7:284-287. PMID: 18765747; cover image.
Stark LA (2008). Bringing developmental biology to life on the web. CBE-Life Sciences Education 7:5-9. PMID: 18316799; selected for 2008 Highlights issue.