Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2017 Can Providing Rubrics for Writing Tasks Improve Developing Writers' Calibration Accuracy?The Journal of Experimental Education. 689-708.
2017 Community college discipline faculty’s attitudes and self-efficacy with literacy instruction in the disciplinesJournal of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
2016 The effects of self-regulated learning training on community college students’ metacognition and achievement in developmental math coursesCommunity College Journal of Research and Practice. 480-495.
2015 Effects of motivational prompts on motivation, effort, and performance on a low-stakes standardized test.Research and Practice in Assessment. 30-38.
2015 The effects of self-regulated learning training on community college students’ metacognition and achievement in developmental math coursesCommunity College Journal of Research and Practice. 480-495.
2014 Publishing in high quality journals: Perspectives from overworked and unpaid reviewersJournal of Computing in Higher Education. 39-53.
2014 Students' perspectives of NGO service-learning experiences: A case study of Operation Smile.Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership. 139-161.
2013 Where is the learning in small learning communities? Academic press, social support for learning and academic engagement in smaller learning community classroomsJournal of Education for Students Placed at Risk. 177-192.
2013 Where is the learning in smaller learning communities? Academic press, social support for learning and academic engagement in smaller learning communitiesJournal of Education for Students Placed at Risk. 177-192.
2012 Calibration research: Where do we go from here?Frontiers in Educationl Psychology.
2011 An investigation of higher-order thinking skills in smaller learning community social studies classroomsAmerican Secondary Education. 5-26.
2011 Generational differences among community college students in their evaluation of academic cheatingCommunity College Journal of Research and Practice.
2011 The challenges in supporting self-regulation in distance eduction environmentsJournal of Computing in Higher Education. 104-123.
2010 Mathematics Teacxhing with the StarsJournal of Urban Learning, Teaching and Research Yearbook. 37-47.
2010 Mathematics teaching with the StarsJournal of Urban Learning, Teaching and Research Yearbook. 37-47.
2010 The Calibration Accuracy of Middle School Students in Math ClassesJournal of Education in Research.
2009 Addressing the principles for school mathematics: Elementary teachers’ pedagogy and practices in an urban high-poverty school.The International Electronic Journal of Mathematics Education. 1-22.
2008 Explaining calibration accuracy in classroom contexts: The effects of incentives, reflection, and explanatory styleMetacognition and Learning. 101-121.
2008 The construct validity of teachers' perceptions of change in schools implementing comprehensive school reform models.Journal of Educational Research and Policy Studies. 67-91.
2007 A comparison of anonymous versus identifiable e-peer review on colelge student writing performance and extent of critical feedback.Journal of Interactive and O-line Learning. 100-115.
2007 Charter schools as a vehicle for education reform: Implementation and student achievement outcomes at three inner-city sites.Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk. 271-300.
2007 The influence of teacher preparation on student achievement and the application of national standards by teachers of mathematics in urban secondary schools.Education and Urban Society. 91-117.
2005 Secondary mathematics teachers' perceptions of the achievement gap.The High School Journal. 32-46.
2005 The influence of practice and achievement level on calibration accuracyJournal of Experimental Education. 269-290.
2004 Teachers' assessment practices in a high-stakes testing environment.Teacher Education and Practice. 162-181.
2002 A comparison of teachers' assessment practices in school restructuring models by year of implementation.Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk. 407-423.
2001 The effect of practice tests on students' calibration and performance.Journal of Experimental Education. 133-151.
2000 Changes in teachers' assessment practices in the New American Schools restructuring models.Teaching and Change. 127-146.
2000 Research and the clinical dietitian: Perceptions of the research process, potential barriers to participation, and preferred routes to obtaining research skillsJournal of the American Dietetic Association. 1144-1148.
2000 Test prediction and performance in a classroom contextJournal of Educational Psychology. 160-170.
2000 Using whole school restructuring designs to improve educational outcomes: The Memphis story at Year 3.Teaching and Change. 112-126.
1999 College students' study activities and their relationship to study content, reference course, and achievementCollege Student Journal. 608-622.
1998 The effects of internal and external supoprts for change in the New American SchoolsEducation and Urban Society. 358-384.
1998 The effects of internal and external supports for change in the New American SchoolsEducation and Urban Society. 358-384.
1998 The influence of teaching experience and subject area on teachers' assessment practicesThe Journal of Educational Research. 358-384.
1997 Activities in schools and programs experiencing the most and least early implementation successes.School Effectiveness and School Improvement. 125-150.
1997 Cooperative learning in the secondary mathematics classroom.Journal of Educational Research. 42-48.
1997 Evaluation issues and strategies for community-based organizations developing women's HIV prevention programs.Evaluation and the Health Professions. 428-454.
1997 School counselors' perceptions of the counseling needs of biracial children in an urban educational setting.Research in the Schools. 17-23.
1997 Teachers' initial reactions to their pre-implementation preparation and early restructuring experiences.School Effectiveness and School Improvement. 72-94.
1996 A survey of accelerated Master of Teacher program graduates at the University of Memphis.  61-66.
1996 High school biology: What makes it a challenge for teachers?Journal of Research in Science Technology. 753-772.
1996 The contradiction between teacher's instructional goals and their assessment practices.Science Education. 145-163.
1993 Interrelationships among students' study activities, self-concept of academic ability, and achievement as a function of characteristics of high school biology courses.Applied Cognitive Psychology. 499-532.
1991 Antecedents of college student's' study deficiencies: The relationship between course features and students' study activities.Higher Education. 275-296.
1990 Decreases in behavior in vicarious reinforcement proceduresPsychological reports. 583-594.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2011 The challenges of e-learning initiatives in supporting students with self-regulated learning and executive function difficulties
2005 Perceptions of the mathematics achievement gap: A Survey of NCTM membership.
2003 Conation and social environment in literacy development.  3529-3536.
1996 A formative evaluation of a computer-based instruction tutorial with application to electronic performance support systems.  95-109.

Grants

  • A technology facilitated scale-up of a proven model of mathematics instruction in high need schools  awarded by U.S. Department of Education 2012 - 2016
  • A technology-faciliated scale-up of a proven model of mathematics instruction in high needs schools  awarded by U.S. Department of Education 2012 - 2016
  • A cluster randomized control trial of the efficacy of the National Math and Science Initiative’s AP Training and Incentives Program  awarded by National Science Foundation 2011 - 2015
  • Conflict and Cooperation Among Cultures in Early America  awarded by Teaching American History, US Department of Educaiton 2008 - 2011
  • Smaller Learning Communities Evaluation  awarded by US Department of Education and Norfolk Public Schools 2006 - 2010
  • Shaping the Constitution: People and Documents, Teaching American History Grant  awarded by Teaching American History Projct, US Department of Education 2005 - 2008
  • An investigation of teachers' assessment practices and related course characteristics  awarded by Summer Research Fellowship Program, Old Dominion University - 2001
  • A comparison of teachers' assessment practices by school restructuring model and year of implementation  awarded by Center for Research in Educational Policy, University of Memphis - 2000
  • Evaluation of restructuring efforts in Title I schools  awarded by Office of Educational Research and Improvement 1997 - 1999
  • An investigation of teachers' assessment practices in the New American Schools restructuring models  awarded by University of Memphis 1995 - 1996
  • Evaluation of Memphis Center for Urban Partnerships  awarded by Ford Foundation 1994 - 1995
  • Evaluation of Teaching American History Grant-Hampton City Schools  awarded by Department of Education 2011 -
  • Evaluation for Teaching American History Grant- Hampton City Schools  awarded by Department of Education 2007 -
  • Evaluation for Teaching American History Grant- Virginia Beach Schools  awarded by Department of Education 2007 -
  • Field Initiated Research Project CDFDA 84.133G  awarded by Investigating the Effectiveness of Group Educational Therapy for Urban Students with learning Disabilities and Its Impact on Major Life Areas 2004 -
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Metacognition
  • Program Evaluation
  • Research Methods
  • Self-regulated Learning
  • Study Activities
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, University of California, Berkeley 1991
  • M.A. in General/Experimental Psychology, California State University, Fresno 1985
  • B.A. in Psychology, California State University, Fresno 1982
  • Full Name

  • Linda Bol