Grove Research Group

Publications (Peer Reviewed, Students Underlined)

27. Duffy, P.L.; Gampp, T.; Coleman, A. F.; Enneking, K. M.; Tiettmeyer, J. M.; Mazzarone, K. M.; Grove, N. P. "Form versus function: A comparison of Lewis structure drawing tools and the extraneous cognitive load they induce." Journal of Chemical Education, manuscript under revision.   

26. Enneking, K. M.; Breitenstein, G. R.; Coleman, A. F.; Reeves, J. H.; Grove, N. P. “The evaluation of a hybrid, general chemistry laboratory curriculum.” Journal of Chemical Education, manuscript under revision.

25. Balok, R. S.; Coleman, A. F.; Enneking, K. M.; Gampp, T. W.; Tiettmeyer, J. M.; Duffy, P. L.; Mazzarone, K. M.; Grove, N. P. Connecting form and function: Understanding the role that cognitive load plays in students’ ability to construct representations of chemical structure. In Cognitive Load Measurement and Application: A Theoretical Framework for Meaningful Research and Practice, Robert Zheng (Ed.) Routledge: New York (2018). 

24. Coleman, A. F.; Balok, R. S.; Tiettmeyer, J. M.; Duffy, P. L.; Mazzarone, K. M.; Gampp, T.; Grove, N.  “Unraveling the complexities: An investigation of the factors that induce load in chemistry students constructing Lewis structures.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2017, 94, 282-288. 

23. Cranford, K. N.; Tiettmeyer, J. M.; Chuprinko, B. C.; Jordan, S.; Grove, N. “Measuring overload: The use of heart rate as a means of measuring chemistry students’ cognitive load.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2015, 92, 641-647.  

22. Bryfczynski, S. P.; Brown, R.; Hester, J.; Herrmann, A.; Koch, D. L.; Cooper, M. M.; Grove, N. “uRespond: iPad as interactive, personal response system.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2014, 91, 357-363.

21. Mazzarone, K. M.; Grove, N. “Understanding epistemological development during the first and second-year chemistry experience.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2013, 90, 968-975. 

20. Bryfczynski, S. P.; Pargas, R. P.; Cooper, M. M.; Klymkowsky, M. W.; Hester, J.; Grove, N. “Classroom uses for beSocratic: Emerging technology research.” Proceedings of the Workshop on the Impact of Pen and Touch Technology on Education, WIPTTE and Pepperdine University, 2013, 3-8.

19. Craig, A. F.; Koch, D. L.; Buffington, A.; Grove, N. “Narrowing the gap: Revisiting publication rates in chemistry education research.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2012, 89, 1606-1608.

18. Grove, N.; Cooper, M. M.; Cox, E. L. “Does Mechanistic Thinking Improve Student Success in Organic Chemistry?” Journal of Chemical Education, 2012, 89, 850-853.

17. Grove, N.; Cooper, M. M.; Rush, K. M. “Decorating with Arrows: Towards the development of representational competence in organic chemistry,” Journal of Chemical Education, 2012, 89, 844-849.

16. Grove, N.; Bretz, S. L. “A Continuum of Learning: Describing the Dimensions of Meaningful Learning in Chemistry,” Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2012, 13, 201-208.

15. Bryfczynski, S. P.; Underwood, S. M.; Grove, N.; Pargas, R. P.; Cooper, M. M. “OrganicPad as a Research Tool: Investigating the Development of Representational Competence in Chemistry.” Proceedings of the Workshop on the Impact of Pen-Based Technology on Education, WIPTE and Virginia Tech, 2011, 3-10.  

14. Cooper, M. M.; Grove, N.; Underwood, S. M.; Klymkowsky, M. W. “Lost in Lewis structures: an investigation of student difficulties in developing representation competence.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2010, 87, 869-874.

13. Grove, N.; Bretz, S. L. “Perry’s Scheme of Intellectual and Epistemological Development as a framework for describing student difficulties in learning organic chemistry.” Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2010, 11, 207-211. 

12. Bryfczynski, S. P.; Pargas, R.; Cooper, M. M.; Grove, N.; Underwood, S. M. “How Do Students Solve Chemistry Problems?” Proceedings of the Workshop on the Impact of Pen-Based Technology on Education, WIPTE and Virginia Tech, 2010, 29-37. 

11. Cooper, M. M.; Grove, N.; Pargas, R.; Bryfczynski, S.; Gatlin, T. “OrganicPad: An interactive freehand drawing application for organic chemistry.” Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2009, 10, 296-301. 

10. Grove, N. A Change in Structure: Meaningful Learning and Epistemological Development in a Spiral, Organic Chemistry Curriculum, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG: Koln, Germany, 2009 (ISBN: 978-3-8383-1275-0).

9. Grove, N.; Collins, D. J.; Guerin, N. P.; Lopez, J. J.; Bretz, S. L.; Zhou, H. “Designing, Teaching, and Evaluating a Unit on Symmetry and Crystallography in the High School Classroom.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2009, 86, 946-949.

8. Mathew, J. M.; Grove, N.; Bretz, S. L. “CHEMX: Online Data Collection and Database Development for Survey Research in Chemistry Education.” The Chemical Educator, 2008, 13, 190-194.

7. Grove, N.; Hershberger, J. W.; Bretz, S. L. “Impact of a Spiral Organic Chemistry Curriculum on Student Learning and Attrition.” Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2008, 9, 157-162.

6. Grove, N.; Bretz, S. L. “Measuring What Students Know about How to Learn Chemistry.” Proceedings of the National Science Foundation Conference, Assessment of Student Achievement, National Science Foundation and Drury University, 2008, 159-165. 

5. Hohloch, J. M.; Grove, N.; Bretz, S. L. “Pre-Service Teacher as Researcher: The Value of Inquiry in Learning Science.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2007, 84, 1530-1534.

4. Grove, N.; Bretz, S. L. “CHEMX: Assessing Students’ Cognitive Expectations in Learning Chemistry.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2007, 84, 1524-1529.

3. Fay, M. E.; Grove, N.; Towns, M. H.; Bretz, S. L. “Mapping the Dimensions of the Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratory: Faculty Perspectives on Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Assessment.” Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2007, 8, 212-219.

2. Grove, N.; Bretz, S. L. “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Immortal and the Raven: An Inquiry-Based Murder Mystery.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2005, 82, 1532.

1. Grove, N. “JCE Classroom Activities.” Journal of Chemical Education, 2003, 80, 1139.

Publications (Non-Peer Reviewed)

1. Grove, N. “If you build it, will they come? Reflections on working with undergraduate researchers in chemistry education research.” Division of Chemical Education Younger Chemistry Education Scholars Newsletter, 2013 (http://www.divched.org/blogentry/if-you-build-it-will-they-come-reflections-working-undergraduate-researchers).