SCHOLARLY PAPERS

Williamson, V.M. Lindsey, L. & Mealey, G. The training of teaching assistants in an inquiry-based general chemistry program. Manuscript under preparation.

Sarvela, T. & Williamson, V.M. Feedback and Attitude Study of Online Web-Based Learning (OWL) in First Semester General Chemistry. Manuscript under preparation.

Williamson, V. (in press) Teaching chemistry conceptually. In Devetak, I., and Glazar, S. N. (Eds.) Active Learning and Understanding in the Chemistry Classroom. Springer.

Hinze, S. R., Williamson, V. M., Deslongchamps, G., Shultz, M. J., Williamson, K. C., & Rapp, D. N. (in press) Textbook treatments of electrostatic potential maps in general and organic chemistry. Journal of Chemical Education.

Williamson, V.M., Watkins, J.T., Williamson, K.C. (in press). The effect of student-constructed animations verus storyboards on students' mental rotation ability, equilibrium content knowledge and attitudes. Peer-reviewed chapter In D. Bunce, & R. Cole, (Eds) Pedagogic Roles of Animations and Simulations in Chemistry Courses, Washington, DC: American Chemical Society.

Hinze, S.R., Williamson, V.M., Shultz, M.J., Williamson, K.C., Deslongchamps, G., & Rapp, D.N. (2013). When do spatial abilities support student comprehension of STEM visualizations? Cognitive Processing – The International Quarterly of Cognitive Science. 14, 129-142

Hinze, S.R., Rapp, D.N., Williamson, V.M., Shultz, M.J., Deslongchamps, G., & Williamson, K.C. (2013). Beyond the ball-and-stick: Students’ processing of novel STEM visualizations. Learning and Instruction, 26, 12-21.Williamson, V.M.; Hegarty, M.; Deslongchamps, G.; Williamson, K.; Shultz, M. (2013). Student utilization of images: Ball-and-stick vs. electrostatic potential maps using eye tracking. Journal of Chemical Education, 90 (2), 159-164

Williamson, V.M.; Lane, S.; Gilbreath, T.; Tasker, R.; Ashkenazi , G.; Williamson, K.C.; & MacFarlane, R. (2012). The effect of macroscopic and particulate visualizations on students' particulate explanations. Journal of Chemical Education, 89, 979-987.

Williamson, V. (2011). Teaching with visualizations: What's the research evidence? Peer-reviewed chapter in D. Bunce, (Ed) Investigating Classroom Myths through Research on Teaching and Learning. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society. 65-81.

Chatterjee, S., Williamson, V.M., McCann, K., & Peck, L. (2009). Attitude and perception of students towards guided and open inquiry laboratories. Journal of Chemical Education, 86 (12), 1427-1432.

Williamson, V.M. & Jose, T.J. (2009). Using visualization techniques in chemistry teaching. In N.J. Pienta, M.M. Cooper, & T.J. Greenbowe, (Eds) Chemists Guide to Effective Teaching, Volume 2. Upper Saddle Rive, N.J: Prentice Hall.

Williamson, V.M. (2008). The Particulate Nature of Matter: How theory-Based Research Can Impact the Field. In D. Bunce, & R. Cole, (Eds) Nuts and Bolts of Chemical Education Research Washington DC: American Chemical Society.

Williamson, V.M. & Jose, T.J. (2008). Effects of a two-year molecular visualization experience on teachers’ attitudes, content knowledge, and spatial ability. Journal of Chemical Education, 85 (5), 718-723.

McKee, E., Williamson, V.M., & Ruebush, L.E. (2007). Effects of a demonstration laboratory on student learning. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 16, 395–400.

Williamson, V.M., Brown, L.M., Peck, M.L., & Simpson, M. (2005). Facilitators and barriers to teacher implementation of molecular visualization. The Texas Science Teacher. 34 (2), 12-16.

José, T.J. & Williamson, V.M. (2005) Molecular visualization in science education: An evaluation of the NSF – funded workshop. Journal of Chemical Education. 82 (6), 937-943.

Velázquez-Marcano, A, Williamson, V.M., Ashkenazi, G, Tasker, R, Williamson, K.C. (2004). The use of video demonstrations and particulate animation in the general chemistry. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 13 (3), 315-323.

Williamson, V.M., Huffman, J., & Peck, M.L. (2004). Testing student’s use of the particulate theory. Journal of Chemical Education, 81 (6), 891-896.

Williamson, V.M. Rowe, M.W. (2002). Group problem solving versus lecture in college-level quantitative analysis: The good, the bad, and the ugly. Journal of Chemical Education. 79 (9), 1131-1134.

Williamson, V.M., Abraham, M.R. (1995). The effects of computer animation on the particulate mental models of college chemistry students. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 32 (5), 521-534.

Abraham, M. R., Williamson, V.M., & Westbrook, S.L. (1994). A cross-age study of the understanding of five chemistry concepts. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 31 (2), 147-165.

Abraham, M. R., & Williamson, V.M. (1992). Integrating the laboratory and lecture with computers. In W.J. McIntosh & M.W.Caprio (Eds.) Successful Approaches to Teaching Introductory Science Courses, (Monographs of the Society for College Science Teachers, Monograph 3), 21-28.

Williamson, V.M. (1992). The effects of computer animation emphasizing the particulate nature of matter on the understandings and misconceptions of college chemistry students. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Oklahoma.

PUBLISHED TEXTBOOKS AND OTHER CURRICULUM MATERIALS

Williamson, V.M. (2012). Instructor’s Manual for Whitten, Davis, Peck, and Stanley’s General Chemistry, 10th ed., Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing

Williamson, V.M. (2009). Instructor’s Manual for Whitten, Davis, Peck, and Stanley’s General Chemistry, 9th ed., Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing

Williamson, V.M. & Peck, M.L. (2009). Experiences in Chemistry: Inquiry and Skill Building, Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing.

Jose, T; Kelly, R., Kimbrough, D.; Langdon, L, ; Lewis, S; Lewis, J., March, J.; Mason, D.; Milne, R.; Monteyne, K.; Nakhleh, M.; Robinson, B.; J.; Sanger, M.; Schneider, J.; Shih, S.; Williamson, V. (Chair); Yezierski, E. (2008). 2008 ACS Conceptual General Chemistry Examination. Milwaukee, WI, ACS Division of Chemical Education Examinations InstituteWilliamson, V.M. & Peck, M.L. (2007). Inquiry-Based Laboratories for Liberal Arts Chemistry, Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing.

Bauer, C.F; Cole, R.; Langdon, L.; Nakhleh, M; Nurrenbern, S.; Robinson, B; Smith, C.; Towns, M.; VandenPlas, J.; & Williamson, V. (2006). ACS First Term General Chemistry Paired Questions Examination. Milwaukee, WI, ACS Division of Chemical Education Examinations Institute

Williamson, V.M. & Peck, M.L. (2007). Inquiry-Based Laboratories for Liberal Arts Chemistry, Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing.

Williamson, V.M. (2006). Instructor’s Manual for Whitten, Davis, Peck, and Stanley’s General Chemistry, 8th ed., Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing

Peck, M.L., & Williamson, V.M. (2002-2006). Experiences in Chemistry: Inquiry and Skill Building-II (1st-3rd Edition). Plymouth, MI: Hayden-McNeil Publishing, Inc.

Peck, M.L., & Williamson, V.M. (2001-2006). Experiences in Chemistry: Inquiry and Skill Building-I (1st-3rd Edition). Plymouth, MI: Hayden-McNeil Publishing, Inc.

Williamson, V.M. (2004). Instructor’s Manual for Whitten, Davis, Peck, and Stanley’s General Chemistry, 7th ed., Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing.

Bauer, C.F, Birk, J; Bowen, C.; Bracken, J.D; Brooks, K; Foxman, B; Francisco, J; Frank, D.; Gammon, S.D.; Kimbrough, D; LaPorte, M; Lewis, E; March, J; Metz, P.; Nurrenbern, S.; Phelps, A.; Robinson, B; Russell, J.; Sawrey, B.; Williamson, V.; & Wink, D. (2001). 2001 ACS Conceptual General Chemistry Examination. Clemson, S.C., ACS Division of Chemical Education Examinations Institute

Peck, M.L., & Williamson, V.W. (2003). Experiences in Chemistry: Inquiry and Skill Building-II (2nd Edition). Plymouth, MI: Hayden-McNeil Publishing, Inc.

Peck, M.L., & Williamson, V.W. (2003). Experiences in Chemistry: Inquiry and Skill Building-I (2nd Edition). Plymouth, MI: Hayden-McNeil Publishing, Inc.

Peck, M.L., & Williamson, V.W. (2002). Experiences in Chemistry: Inquiry and Skill Building-II. Plymouth, MI: Hayden-McNeil Publishing, Inc.

Peck, M.L., Williamson, V.W. (2001). Experiences in Chemistry: Inquiry and Skill Building-I. Plymouth, MI: Hayden-McNeil Publishing, Inc.

Williamson, V.M.,& Kennicutt, W. (1999). Holt Chemfile Interactive Tutor [a chemistry CD for high school students] Austin, TX: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.

Hovde, R, Shea, T., Shook, S. & Williamson, V.M., et. al. (1999). Integrated Science, Mathematics, and Technology: Waste Management. Peoria, IL: Glencoe Publishing. (Teacher Edition, Student Edition, and Student Journal)

Hovde, R, Shea, T., Shook, S. & Williamson, V.M., et. al. (1999). Integrated Science, Mathematics, and Technology: Energy Transformations. Peoria, IL: Glencoe Publishing. (Teacher Edition, Student Edition, and Student Journal)

Hovde, R, Shea, T., Shook, S. & Williamson, V.M., et. al. (1998). Integrated Science, Mathematics, and Technology: Food Production. Peoria, IL: Glencoe Publishing. (Teacher Edition, Student Edition, and Student Journal)

Hovde, R, Shea, T., Shook, S. & Williamson, V.M., et. al. (1998). Integrated Science, Mathematics, and Technology: Wellness. Peoria, IL: Glencoe Publishing. (Teacher Edition, Student Edition, and Student Journal)

NEWSLETTERS AND OTHER NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Williamson, V.M. (Fall 2011) Peer-Reviewed Chemical Education Research Symposium. A report in the ACS Division of Chemical Education (CHED) Newsletter. Accessible from http://www.divched.org/content/fall-2011-newsletter.

Williamson, V.M. (Fall 2010) ACS Award for Achievement in Research for the Teaching and Learning of Chemistry: Symposium in honor of Michael R. Abraham. A report in the ACS Division of Chemical Education (CHED) Newsletter, 50-51.

Williamson, V.M., & Jose, T. (Fall 2006) Research in Chemical Education Symposium. A report in the ACS Division of Chemical Education (CHED) Newsletter, 50-51.

Williamson, V.M., & Mason, D. (Fall 2003) Research in Chemical Education Symposium. A report in the ACS Division of Chemical Education (CHED) Newsletter, 47-48.

CONSULTATION WORK

Lead Teacher, OWL Electronic Homework System, Thomson Learning, 2002 to present

Advisory Committee member, NSF-funded grant “Design of Electronic Learning Tools to Supplement General Chemistry Laboratory Experiments Using a Systematic Development Approach”, Resa Kelly, PIs, 2009-2011.

Evaluator, NSF-funded Workshops and Minigrants, 2009 Gordon Research Conference on Visualization in Science and Education, Art Olson, conference chair, 2008-2011.

Evaluator, NSF-funded Workshops and Minigrants, 2007 Gordon Research Conference on Visualization in Science and Education, Chris Watters, conference chair, 2006-2009.

Evaluator, NSF-funded Workshops and Minigrants, 2005 Gordon Research Conference on Visualization in Science and Education, Peter Mahaffy, conference chair, 2004-2006.

Advisory Committee member, NSF-funded grant “Design Principles for Effective Molecular Animations”, Loretta Jones, Barbara Tversky, Jerry Honts, Jerry Suits, David Falvo, PIs, 2005-2006.

Evaluator, NSF-funded Minigrants, 2003 Gordon Research Conference on Visualization in Science and Education, Mary Jane Shultz, conference chair, 2002-2005.