Student Profile

Susan Rowe
Ph.D Student - Learning & Mind Sciences

Research Interests

  • Accommodations for English Learners
  • Assessments and measurements
  • Psychometrics

Education

Ph.D. Education (in progress, expected 2020)
University of California, Davis, CA

B.A. Psychology (2015)
Minors: Education, Human Development, & Statistics 
University of California, Davis, CA  

Research Experience

Formative Assessments in Mathematics (PI: Jamal Abedi)

Graduate Student Researcher (October 2015 – September 2017)
http://www.famproject.net/home

ELL Accommodation Project (PI: Jamal Abedi)

Graduate Student Researcher (October 2015 – September 2017) 
http://www.ellaccproject.net/

Distinguishing Between Low English Proficiency and Learning Disabilities (PI: Jamal Abedi & Robert Bayley)

Graduate Student Researcher (March 2017 – September 2017)

Presentations

Rowe, S. E. (2018). Refining instruments for a formative assessment intervention: IRT modeling and DIF analyses. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, 2018, New York City, New York.

Zhang, Y., & Rowe, S. (2018). Investigating formative assessment and teachers’ education program in middle school. National Consortium for Instruction and Cognition Annual Meeting, 2018, New York City, New York. 

Zhang, Y., Rowe, S. E., & Christianson, K. (2018). Hierarchical linear model for formative assessment on mathematics learning of middle school students. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, 2018, New York City, New York.

Zhang, Y., Abedi, J., Bayley, R., Rowe, S., & Banes, L. (2018). Methodological issues in misclassification of English language learners as students with language-related learning disabilities. University of California Center for Research on Special Education, Disabilities, and Developmental Risk, 2018, Davis, California.

Chung, H.Q., Rowe, S. E., & Lee, H. (2017). Teacher use of formative assessment data. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, 2017, San Antonio, Texas.

Rowe, S. E., Banes, L., & Abedi, J. (2017). Improving explanations: A formative assessment intervention. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, 2017, San Antonio, Texas.

Jao, A., Killion, J., Rogers, M., Rowe, S., Sabbah, M., Taylor, J. (2014). The public university and the social good: UC Davis student views. Presentation at The Provost’s Forums on the Future of the Public University. Davis, CA.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8fp5koCgck

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant Positions

Intro to Schools – EDU 100 (Fall 2018)

Educational Psychology – EDU 110 (Summer 2018, Fall 2018)

Advisors

Primary Advisor

Jamal Abedi

Secondary Advisor

Megan Welsh

Awards and Honors

  • Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellow (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19)
  • Highest Honors, Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Davis (June 2015)
  • “Promise for Education” Scholarship (2014)

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