Trena Paulus, an associate professor in the Educational Psychology and Counseling Department, has distinguished herself for both scholarship and teaching effectiveness. She has been a finalist for the Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award and has authored over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, practitioner articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings. Her primary research areas include qualitative inquiry methodologies, transformation of large undergraduate lecture courses, and online/blended collaborative learning environments. In the past three years, she has published 16 articles in peer-reviewed national and international journals and her work has been presented at such distant locations as Rhodes, Greece, and Taipei, Taiwan.
Paulus, T.M., Payne, R. & Jahns, L. (2009). “Am I making sense here?” What blogging reveals about undergraduate student understanding. Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 8(1).
Paulus, T.M. (2009). Online but off-topic: Establishing common ground in small learning groups. Instructional Science, 37(3): 227-245.
Paulus, T., Woodside, M., & Ziegler, M. (2008). Extending the conversation: Qualitative research as dialogic collaborative process. The Qualitative Report, 13(2): 226-243.
Paulus, T.M & Phipps, G. (2008). Approaches to case analyses in synchronous and asynchronous environments. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 13: 459-484.
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