As a translational research center, scholarly work serves as a unifying priority. Our research is translated and disseminated through peer-reviewed and non peer-reviewed publications to help inform and impact the fields of education, workforce development and community engagement. 





Hines, E.M., Ford, D. Y., Fletcher Jr., E. C., Wright, B., & Moore III, J. M. (in press). What’s in a zip code? Underrepresentation due to unopened and rejected Black gifts and talents. Journal of Trauma Studies. 


Hines, E.M., Moore, III, James L., Cintron, D.W., Singleton, II, P., Golden, M.N., Fletcher Jr., E.C., Henderson, J.A., Slack, T., & Moore, W.C. (in press). A bridge to over troubled water: Designing and implementing a living and learning community to produce optimal outcomes for Black males. Journal of College and University Student Housing.


Hines, E.M., Fletcher Jr., E. C., Moore III, J. M., & Ford, D. Y. (in press). Culturally responsive postsecondary readiness practices for Black males: Practice and policy recommendations for school counselors. Journal of School-Based Counseling Policy and Evaluation.


Language and Reading Research Consortium, Lo, M., & Xu, M. (In press). Impacts of the Let’s Know! curriculum on the language and comprehension-related skills of prekindergarten and kindergarten children. Journal of Educational Psychology. 


Lo, M-T, Mauck, S., Bhaktha, N., Reed, S., & O’Connell, AA. (In press) Power and evidence: Guide for sample size estimation. Psychological Methodology Handbook. Sage. 

Bachman, H. F. and Boone, B. J. (2022). A Multi-tiered Approach to Family Engagement. Educational Leadership Magazine. 

Bachman, H. F., Daniel, P. T. K., & Beard, K. S. (2022). Do the Societal Benefits From Ability Grouping in Schools Outweigh the Potential Discriminatory Effect?: A review of IntegrateNYC West’s Education Law Reporter.

Julian, D., Martin, K., & Samadi, K., (2022) Strategic Doing and the PROSPER Program Delivery System: A Case Study of the Translational Research Process. Journal of Higher Education and Outreach, 26, (2). 

Fletcher, E. C., & Tan, T. X. (2022). Implementation matters: A comparison study of career academy and comprehensive high school students’ engagement in college and career readiness activities. Educational Studies, 1-17.

Fletcher Jr., E. C., Carroll, T., Hines, E.M., Moore III, J. L., & Ford, D.Y. (2022). Layering programs: Career academies as a plausible intervention to increase the representation of pre-collegiate Black males in STEM. In A. Robins, L. Knibbs, M. Weaver, & A. Hilton (Eds.) Young, gifted, and missing:The underrepresentation of African American males in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. Emerald Publishing.

Loibl, C., Moulton, S., Haurin, D., & Edmunds, C. (2022). The role of consumer and mortgage borrowing for financial stress. Aging and Mental Health, 26(1), 116-129. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2020.1843000

Xu, F., Xie, J. & Correia, A.-P. (2022). How Users Seek Computational Thinking Resources on Teachers-Pay-Teachers: A Review-Based Content Analysis. In E. Langran (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 85-91). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Epstein, J., & Boone, B.J. (2022): State Leadership to Strengthen Programs of Family Engagement in Districts and Schools. Phi Delta Kappan, 103(7), 8-13.


O’Connell, A.A., McCoach, D.B., & Bell, B. (Eds.) (2022). Multilevel Modeling Methods with Introductory and Advanced Applications. Information Age Publishing.

O’Connell, A.A., Lo, M-T., Goldstein, J., Rogers, H.J., & Peng, C.J. (2022). Multilevel models for logistic and ordinal outcomes. In A.A. O’Connell, D.B McCoach, & B.A. Bell (Eds.), Multilevel Modeling Methods with Introductory and Advanced Applications. Information Age Publishing. 

Bachman, H.F., Allen, E.C., Anderman, E.M., Boone, B.J., Capretta, T.J., Cunningham, P.D., Masonheimer, A.T., & Zyromski, B. (2022): Texting to trust: An age-supportive approach to parent engagement in middle school. Phi Delta Kappan, 103(7), 18-22.

Bachman, H.F., Allen, E.C., Anderman, E.M., Boone, B.J., Capretta, T.J., Cunningham, P.D., Masonheimer, A.T., & Zyromski, B. (2022): Texting to trust: An age-supportive approach to parent engagement in middle school. Phi Delta Kappan, 103(7), 18-22.

Miranda, A., Flood, S., McConnell, R., Blake, T.,  & Walker, K.N. (2022): Mutually Beneficial: A Head Start-School Psychology Program Partnership. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation. doi: 10.1080/10474412.2022.2028158

Fletcher, E.C., & Tan, T.X. (2021). Examining the 21st century skillset perceptions of academy and comprehensive school students. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 40, 1-12. doi:10.1016/j.tsc.2021.100817.

Fletcher, E. C., Minar, N. J., & Rice, B. A. (2021). The future ready lab: Maintaining students’ access to internships during times of crises. Education and Urban Society, 1-16.


Fletcher, E.C. (2021). The business education curriculum in the educational system. In McEwen, B. (Eds.), Effective methods of teaching business education in the 21st century. National Business Education Association, Reston, VA, United States.

Hickey, S., Correia, A.-P., & Fergus, K. (2022). The DACUM Virtual Institute: A Case Study in Designing for Adult Learners. In P. Sullivan, B. Sullivan, & J. Lantz (Eds.), Cases on innovative and successful uses of digital resources for online learning. IGI Global.

Haurin, D., Moulton S., & Loibl, C. (2022). The Relationship of Financial Stress with the Timing of the Initial Claim of U.S. Social Security Retirement Income. Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 21. 

Moulton, S., Collins. J.M., Loibl C., Haurin D., & Brown J. (2022). Reminders to Pay Property Tax Payments: A Field Experiment of Older Adults with Reverse Mortgages. National Tax Journal, 75(1). 

Fletcher Jr., E. C., Ford, D. Y., & Moore III, J. L., (2022). From a bag lunch to a buffet: A case study of a low-income African American academy’s vision of promoting college and career readiness. Journal of College Access, 7(1), 11-33.

Fletcher Jr., E. C., Ford, D. Y., & Moore III, J. L. (2022). Career academies as an exemplary model of preparing students of color to be college and career-ready. In E. Hines, & L. Owens (Eds.), Equity-Based Career Development and Postsecondary Transitions: An American Imperative. Information Science Reference.

Ford, D.Y., Wright, B.L., Whiting, G.W., Fletcher Jr., E. C., & Moore III, J.L. (2022). I got this: Helping gifted and talented Black students advocate for themselves in the face of educational injustices. In J. Davis & D. Douglas (Eds.), No More Dreams Deferred: Teaching Self-Advocacy Strategies to Special Populations of Gifted Learners (pp. 29-42). Free Spirit Publishing.


Hines, E.M., Fletcher Jr., E. C., Ford, D. Y., & Moore III, J. L. (2021). Preserving innocence: Ending perceived adultification and toxic masculinity toward Black boys. Journal of Family Strengths, 21(1), 1-11.

Fletcher, E. C., Dumford, A.D. (2021). 21st-century skillset perceptions of students in an information technology career academy compared to those at a comprehensive school. Journal of Research in Technical Careers, 5(2), 28-44.

Fletcher, E. C., Dumford, A.D. (2021). Preparing students to be college and career ready: Examining the relationship between career academy participation and student engagement in college and career preparatory activities. Career and Technical Education Research, 46(2), 23-41.


Youngwon, N. & Loibl, C. (2021). Financial capability and financial planning at the verge of retirement. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 42(1), 113-150. doi: 10.1007/s10834-020-09699-4


Xu, F., & Zhang, S. (2021). Understanding the Source of Confusion with Computational Thinking: A Systematic Review of Definitions. In Proceedings of 2021 IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference (ISEC) (pp. 276-279). IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ISEC52395.2021.9764144

Liu, C., & Correia, A.-P. (2021). A case study of learners’ engagement in mobile learning applications. Online Learning Journal, 25(4).

Fletcher Jr., E. C., & Moore, J. (2021). Lived experiences of low-income, African American males in a high school STEAM academy: Implications for school counselors. Professional School Counseling, 25(1c), 1-12.


Martins, V., Santos, E. & Correia, A.-P. (2021). Learning in Diverse Educational Contexts: Bringing Social Justice when Designing Culturally Rich Learning Experiences in Brazil. The Journal of Applied Instructional Design, 10(4).  

Fletcher, E.C., Ford, D.Y., Moore, J. (2021). An examination of microaggressions encountered by African American STEAM academy high school students. In C. Corkett & A. Steele (Eds.), The Manifestation of Microaggressions and Lateral Violence in Education: A Global Perspective (pp. 46-60). Routledge.


Loibl, C.,  Rhodes A., Moulton S., Haurin D., & Edmunds, C. (2021). Food Insecurity Among Older Adults in the U.S.: The Role of Mortgage Borrowing. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 44(2), 549-574.

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Loibl, C., Letkiewicz, J., McNair, S., Summers, B., & Bruine de Bruin, W. (2021). On the association of debt attitudes with socioeconomic characteristics and financial behaviors. The Journal of Consumer Affairs, 55(3), 939-966.

Correia, A.-P., & Halabi, A. (2021). Tablet Devices in the Classroom: Their Instructional Role with Children on the Autism Spectrum. Journal of Educational Technology Systems (Article first published online on October 18, 2021).

Correia, A.-P., Hickey, S., Lepicki, T., & Willis, A. (2021). Meeting online learners where they are: e-Learning during a time of pandemic. eLearn Magazine (Article published online on August 2021).

Bachman, H. F., Anderman, E. M., Zyromski, B & Boone, B. J. (2021). The role of parents during the middle school years: Strategies for teachers to support middle school family engagement. School Community Journal, 30(1), 109-126.

Haurin, D., Moulton, S., Loibl, C., & Brown, J. (2021). Debt Stress and Debt Illusion: The Role of Consumer Credit, Reverse and Standard Mortgages. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 76(5), 986–995.


Fletcher Jr., E. C., Ford, D.Y., & Moore III, J.L. (2021). An examination of microaggressions encountered by African American STEAM academy high school students. In. J. Corkett, C. Cho, & A. Steele (Eds.) The Manifestation of Microaggressions and Lateral Violence in Education: A Global Perspective (pp. 46-60). Routledge.

Fletcher Jr., E. C., & Hernandez-Gantes, V. (2021). They’re moving in spaces they’re not used to: Examining the racialized experiences of African American students in a high school STEAM Academy. Education and Urban Society, 53(3), 357-376. doi: 10.1177/0013124520928610

Fletcher Jr., E. C., & Tan, T. (2021). A comparative analysis of school and student characteristics on bullying in urban career academies and a large comprehensive high school. Journal of School Violence, 20(2), 114-126. doi: 10.1080/15388220.2020.1850463. 

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D’Agostino, J. V., Rodgers, E., Winkler, C., Johnson, T. & Berenbon, R. (2021). The Generalizability of Running Record Accuracy and Self-Correction Scores. Journal of Reading Psychology, 42(2), 111-130.


Winkler, C. & Berenbon, R. (2021). Validation of a survey for measuring scientists’ attitudes toward data reuse. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 72(4), 449-453. 

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Julian, D., Bussell, K., Kapa, R., Little, A., Renshaw, S., Ross, M. (2021). Strategies for Enhancing Programming in Local Juvenile Courts: Logic Models and Quality Assurance Procedures. Journal of Applied Juvenile Justice Services (2021 Issue).

Dogan, S. & Julian, D. (2021). Collaborative community problem solving: A model and recommendations to support community practice. Journal of Ahi Evran University Institute of Social Sciences, 7(1), 1-14.

Berenbon, Rebecca F. (2021). The Impact of Variation in Response Style on the Psychometric Properties of Word Identification Fluency Growth Rates. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

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Xu, F., & Correia, A.-P. (2021). A systematic review of distributed pair programming based on the team effectiveness model. In C.K. Looi, B. Wadhwa, V. Dagiené, P. Seow, Y.H. Kee, & L.K. Wu (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th APSCE International Computational Thinking and STEM in Education Conference 2021 (pp. 85-86). Singapore National Institute of Education.

Martins, V., Santos, E., & Correia, A.-P.  (2021). Google My Maps as a conduit to culturally rich learning experiences. In M. Simonson, & D. J. Seepersaud (Eds.), 43rd Annual Proceedings of Association for Educational Communications and Technology: Volume 2 – Selected Papers on the Practice of Educational Communications and Technology (pp. 406-414) Bloomington, IN: Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).



Julian, D., Bussell, K., Correia, A.-P., Lepicki, T., Qi, R., Ross, M., & Walker, K. (2021). Common Models and Sub-Processes Inherent to Translational Research: Public Health Examples of Science for the Public GoodJournal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, 13(2).


Woodruff, S. B., Dixon, M. L., Hutzel, M., O’Connell, A., Robison, D., Morio, K., White, J., Li, Y., Lewis, M., MacKenzie, A. H., Meehan, C., Hatsu, I., Slaughter, A., and Matthews, L. (2020). Investing in student wellness and success: Case studies to examine and improve impact, Final report, July 15, 2020. Oxford, OH: Miami University, Discovery Center for Evaluation, Research, and Professional Learning.


Alvarez Padilla, Y., & Loibl, C. (2020). A scoping review of the financial toxicity literature: Investigating its application for financial literacy education. In Proceedings of the 2020 Financial Capability and Asset Building: Achievements, Challenges and Next Steps (2020-2025). Washington University of St. Louis.


Fletcher Jr., E. C., & Haynes, D. (2020). Traditional students as second-class citizens through modern day tracking. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 10(1), 273-292.


Fletcher Jr., E. C., Smith, C., & Hernandez-Gantes, V. (2020). IT takes a village: A case study of internal and external supports of an urban high school magnet career academy. The Urban Review, 11(2), 1-27.


Fletcher Jr., E. C., Dumford, A., Hernandez-Gantes, V., & Minar, N. (2020). Examining the engagement of career academy and comprehensive high school students in the United States. The Journal of Educational Research, 113(4), 1-15.

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Fletcher Jr., E. C., & Tyson, W. (2020). Examining enrollment decisions and life challenges of adult learners in advanced technologies programs. Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 73(1), 166-184. doi: 10.1080/13636820.2020.1715466

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Hernandez-Gantes, V., & Fletcher Jr., E. C. (2020). The high school career academy as a model for promoting technological preparation: Promising practices and challenges in the United States. In E. Wuttke (Ed.). Vocational Education and Training in the Age of Digitization (pp. 225-248).  Barbara Budrich Publishers.

Jenkins, M., Harmon, M., & Loibl, C. (2020). Meeting the Challenges: Addiction Recovery through Financial Empowerment Coaching. In Proceedings of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) 111th Annual Conference & Expo (June 25, 2020).

Loibl, C., Bruine de Bruin W., Summers B., McNair S., and Verhallen P. (2021). Which Financial Stressors are Linked to Food Insecurity Among Older Adults in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the Netherlands? Food Security, DOI: 10.1007/s12571-021-01206-3

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Loibl, C., Drost, M., Huisman, M., Suanet, B., Bruine de Bruin, W., McNair, S., & Summers, B. (2020). Worry about debt is related to social loneliness in older adults in the Netherlands. Ageing & Society, 1-23. doi:10.1017/S0144686X21000325

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Loibl, C., Moulton, S., Haurin, D., & Edmunds, C. (2020). The role of mortgage borrowing for debt stress. Aging & Mental Health.


Loibl, C., Haurin, D., Brown, J., & Moulton, S. (2020). The relationship between reverse mortgage borrowing, domain and life satisfaction. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, 75(4), 869-878. DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gby096. “Editor’s Choice” article.

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Loibl, C., Ouyang, C.C., & Snyder, A. (2020). Professionals’ perceptions of food insecurity among their low-income clients. Journal of Social Service Research, 46(1), 110-123.


Nam, Y., & Loibl, C. (2020). Financial capability and financial planning at the verge of retirement. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 42, 133–150.


Popovich, J., Loibl, C., Zirkle, C., & Whittington, M.S. (2020). Community College students’ response to a financial literacy intervention: An exploratory study. International Review of Economics Education, 34, 100-182.

Smith, R.C., Loibl, C., Imam, K., & Jones, L. (2020). Improving financial behaviors through nudges. Journal of Extension, 58(1).


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Boone, B. (2020) Schools and Families Launch Students to Success. Ohio School Board Journal, 64(2).

Walker, K. N. (2020). At What Cost: The Patterns of Persistence of First Generation, Urban, Black, Female, college students. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Walker, K.N., Owens, S., & Boone, B. (2020) School Family Engagement with Grandfamilies in Mind: Research-based strategies for Educators Engaging Grandfamilies. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Capretta, T., Wellman, M., & Boone, B. (2020). Voices from the Field: A Snapshot of Statewide Family, School and Community Engagement. The Ohio State University, Center on Education and Training for Employment, Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center, Columbus, OH.


Chatterjee, R. & Correia, A.-P. (2020). Online students’ attitudes towards collaborative learning and sense of community. American Journal of Distance Education.


Correia, A.-P., Liu, C., & Xu, F. (2020). Evaluating videoconferencing systems for the quality of the educational experience. Distance Education.


Gonçalves, S., Dias, P. & Correia, A.-P. (2020). Nomophobia and lifestyle: Smartphone use and its relationship to psychopathologies. Computers in Human Behavior Reports, 2(August-December 2020).


Correia, A.-P. (2020). Healing the digital divide during the COVID-19 pandemic. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 21(1), 13–21.


Romero-Hall, E., Correia, A.-P., Branch, R., Cevik, Y. D., Dickson-Deane, C., Chen, B., Liu, C., Tang, H., Vasconcelos, L., Pallitt, N., & Thankachan, B. (2020). Futurama: Learning, Design and Technology Research Methods. In E. Romero-Hall (Ed.), Research Methods in Learning Design and Technology (pp. 206–226). Routledge.

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Correia, A.-P. (2020). Finding Junctures in Learning Design and Entrepreneurship: A Case of Experiential Learning in Online Education. In M. J. Bishop, E. Boling, J. Elen & V. Svihla (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Educational Communications and Technology: Learning Design (5th edition). New York: Springer.