Student Profile

Susan Rowe

Ph.D. Student - Learning & Mind Sciences

Research Interests

  • Testing fairness for emergent bilinguals
  • Assessments and measurements
  • Psychometrics
  • Dissertation topic: “Examining the Effects of Linguistic Complexity on Emergent Bilinguals’ Item Responses,” Advisers: Jamal Abedi & Megan Welsh

Education

Ph.D. Education (expected 2022)
Learning and Mind Sciences emphasis
University of California, Davis, CA

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

Research Experience

University Belonging Study (PI: Joseph Anistranski)

Graduate Student Researcher (October 2020 – June 2021, April 2022 – June 2022 )

Formative Assessments in Mathematics (PI: Jamal Abedi)

Graduate Student Researcher (October 2015 – September 2017)
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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)

Publications

Rashedi, R., Rowe, S. E., Thompson, R., Schonert-Reichl, K., & Solari, E. (2021). A yoga intervention for young children: Self-regulation and emotion regulation. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 30, 2028-2041. https://10.1007/s10826-021-01992-6

Abedi, J., Zhang, Y., Rowe, S. E., & Lee, H. (2020). Examining effectiveness and validity of accommodations for English language learners in mathematics: An evidence‐based computer accommodation decision system. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 39(4), 41-52. https://doi.org/10.1111/emip.12328

Presentations

Rowe, S. E. & Anistranski, J. (2022). Evaluating measurement invariance for undergraduate subpopulations on a measure of belonging. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, 2022, San Diego, California.

Anistranski, J. & Rowe, S. (2022). Piloting a retrospective measure of expected belonging: Findings from multiple samples. 10th Conference on Emerging Adulthood, 2022, Virtual.

Anistranski, J. & Rowe, S. (2022). Exploring developmental pathways to persistence: A national study of emerging adults’ belonging in college. 10th Conference on Emerging Adulthood, 2022, Virtual.

Rowe, S., & Welsh, M. E. (2020). Evaluating measurement bias for emergent bilingual subpopulations. National Council on Measurement in Education, 2020, San Francisco, California.

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.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant Positions

EDU 100         Intro to Schools (Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Spring 2019)

EDU 110         Educational Psychology (Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2022)

EDU 120         Educational Policy (Winter 2021)

HDE 100A      Early Childhood and Infancy (Winter 2019, Fall 2019)

HDE 140L      Laboratory in Early Childhood (Spring 2020)

HDE 141         Field Studies with Children and Adolescents (Winter 2020)

Awards and Honors

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellow (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19)

NAEP Data Training Workshop, American Institute of Research (June 2018)

Highest Honors, Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Davis (2015)

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