Warschauer, M, Reimer, L, Denaro, K, Orona, G, Schenke, K, Nguyen, T, Niili, A, Xu, D, Solanki, S, Tate, T (2021), Evaluating Promising Practices in Undergraduate STEM Lecture Courses, Dryad, Dataset

Reimer, L.C., Denaro, K., He, W., Link, R.D. Getting Students Back on Track: Persistent Effects of Flipping Accelerated Organic Chemistry on Student Achievement, Study Strategies, and Perceptions of Instruction. Journal of Chemical Education, 2021; In Press.

Massimelli, J., Denaro, K., Sato, B., Kadandale, P., Boury, N. Just Figures: A method to introduce students to data analysis one figure at a time. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 2019; 20(2): 20.2.29.

Shafer, J., Ferguson, J., and Denaro, K. Use of the Test of Scientific Literacy Skills Reveals That Fundamental Literacy Is an Important Contributor to Scientific Literacy. CBE-Life Sciences Education, 2019; 18(3).

Sato, B., Dinh-Dang, D., Cruz-Hinojoza, E., Denaro, K., Hill, C., Williams, A. Impact of Instructor Exam Feedback on Student Understanding in a Large Enrollment Biology Course. Bioscience 2018; 68(8) 601-611.

Orona, G., Baker, R., and Denaro, K. Using Multiple Correspondence Analysis to Understand the Implementation of Promising Practices across Instructor Characteristics in Large Undergraduate STEM Lecture Courses. Association for the Study of Higher Education, 2018.

Saeidi, S., Buswell, N., Mumm, D., Williams, A. and Denaro, K. Can Adding Discussion-Only Active Learning Increase Student Learning in Materials Science Class? IEEE Xplore, 2018.

Park, J., Denaro, K., Rodriguez, F., Smyth, P., and Warschauer, M. Detecting Changes in Student Behavior using Clickstream Data. Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference, 2017.


Publications in Review:

Fischer, C., Xu, D., Rodriguez, F., Denaro, K., and Warschauer, M. Effects of Course Modality in Summer Session: Enrollment Patterns and Student Performance in Face-to-Face and Online

Classes. Internet in Higher Education, 2019 (in review).

Irani, S. and Denaro, K. Incorporating Active Learning Strategies and Instructor Presence into an Online Discrete Mathematics Class. SIG-CSE, 2019 (in review).

Massimelli, J., Oliver, A., Denaro, K., Chase, A., Weihe, C., Lay, M, Martiny, J., and Whiteson, K. A Fiber Diet Intervention in an Advanced Course-Based Research Experience (CURE) Course. Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 2019 (in review).



Denaro, K. A Data Driven Approach to Promoting Innovation and Excellence in Teaching. Joint Statistical Meetings, 2019.

Arasasingham, R. and Denaro, K. Evaluating Equity in General Chemistry Courses. 2019.

Denaro, K. and Massimelli, J. Science Outreach Program for High Schools that Serve Underrepresented Minorities: Generating a Catalyst for Science. SABER, 2017.


Denaro, K. R for Novice Education Researchers. SABER-West, 2019.

Denaro, K., and Arasasingham, R. Evaluating Equity in Higher Education using Quantile Regression Methods. Joint Statistical Meetings, 2018.

Denaro, K. R for Data Analysis. SABER-West, 2018.

Denaro, K. Harnessing the Power of Data to Expand Opportunities for First-Gen Students. First-generation students at UC: Strengthening our approach to support their success, 2018.

Denaro, K. Intro to R for Analysis of Education Data. SABER-West, 2017.

King, S., and Denaro, K. Chemistry 51P: The Benefits of an Upper-Division Preparatory Course. 2016.


Affiliated Grants:

2018-2023 NSF IUSE ($2.2 million) STEM teaching faculty as a mechanism to promote institutional transformation through the implementation of evidence-based teaching practices.