Journal Articles

Anderson, J.L. & Justice, J.E. (Accepted). Disruptive design in pre-service teacher education: Uptake, participation and resistance. Teaching Education.

Rawson, C., Anderson, J., & Hassell-Hughes, S. (2015). Preparing students for science-focused teacher -librarian collaboration: Design and impact of a cross-class assignment for pre-service school librarians and elementary teachers. School Library Research, V. 18.

Anderson, J.L., Minshew, L.M. & Brown, S. (2015). Exploring sound! Using iPads to explore sound in middle school classrooms. Science Scope. April-May 2015.

Minshew, L.M. & Anderson, J.L. (Accepted). Teacher Efficacy in 1:1 iPad integration in middle school science and math classrooms. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education.

Wall, S.D. & Anderson, J.L. (Accepted). Peer interactions through social media and the development of science teaching identity in elementary education majors. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education.

Anderson, J.L., Ellis, J.P. & Jones, A.M. (2014). Early elementary students conceptual understanding of plant structure and function.CBE: Life Science Education

Wall, S.D., Anderson, J., & Justice, J. (2014). Structured Communities, science instruction development and the use of digital media in pre-service elementary teacher education programs. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.

Boyd, A., Gorham, J., Justice, J. & Anderson, J. (2013) Examining the Apprenticeship of Observation with Preservice Teachers: The practice of blogging to facilitate autobiographical reflection and critique.  Teacher Education Quarterly.

Anderson, J.L. & Barnett, M. (2013) Learning physics with digital game simulations in middle school science.Journal of Science Education and Technology.

Anderson, J., Justice, J., Nichols, K., Jones, J., Wall, S., Boyd, A., & Altheiser, L., (2013) The affordances of blogging on establishing communities of practice in a   pre-service elementary teacher education program. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.

Marshall, G., Shoffner,M., Bolick, C., Lee, J., Anderson, J., Slykhuis, D., Garofalo, J., Angotti, R., West, E., Dexter, S., Herring, M., Hofer, M., & Brown, A. (2012). Editorial : Implementing the Teacher Education Initiative. Contemporary Issues inTechnology and Teacher Education.

Anderson, J. (2012). Engagement with Science. In Gunstone, R. (Ed.) Springer Encyclopedia of Science Education. Springer Press.

Anderson, J. & Barnett, M. (2011) Using video games to support pre-service teachers learning of  basic physics principles. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 20(4) 347-362.

Barnett, M., Anderson, J.,. Houle, M., Higginbotham, T and Gatling, A. (2010). The process of trust building between university researchers and urban school personnel. Urban Education

Barnett, M., Wagner, H., Gatling, A., Houle, M. & Anderson, J., & Kafka, A. (2006). The impact of science fiction film on student understanding of science. Journal of Science Education and Technology. August 2006.

Book Chapters

Anderson, J. (2015). Navigating family, education, and orientation identities in schools. In Theodaris G., & Dotger, S. (Eds.) On the High Wire: Educational Professionals Walk Between Work and Parenting.

Anderson, J. (2014). Games and the development of students civic engagement. In Bishop, J. (Ed.) Gamification for Human Factors Integration: Social, Education, and Psychological Issues. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Anderson, J. (2010). Games and the development of students' civic engagement and ecological stewardship. In P. Zemiansky & D. Wilcox (Eds.) Design and implication of educational games: Theoretical and practical perspectives. Pp. 189-205.  (Refereed)

Anderson, J. (2010) Music and Science. In Robinson, N.R. & Hall, S.N. (Eds.) Integration: Music Connections to Enhance the Elementary Classroom Instruction.  Kendall Hunt Publishers. (Invited)

Anderson, J.  & Barnett, M. (in press). Supercharged! Using video games to support student learning in Science. In Barnett, M., Vanides, J. Casas, I. & Chen, S. (Eds.) Re-imaginging the Classroom: Book 4.  HP/ISTE Publishers. (Refereed)


Articles Under Review

Anderson, J.L. & Wall, S.D. (Under Review/ Revise-Resubmit). Kinecting physics: Conceptualization of motion through visualization and embodiment. Submitted to Journal of Science Education and Technology.

Anderson, J.L., Barrow, E., Minshew, L.M., Morton, T., Horner, M.V., Reyes, A., & Copeland D.Z. (Under Review). Overcoming barriers: Institutional barriers in a 1:1 iPad initiative at a high needs urban middle school. Submitted to Journal of Educational Change.

Anderson, J.L., Minshew, L.M., & McLendon, T. (Under Review). Outbreak! Exploring cells, pathogens and disease. Submitted to Science Scope.

Anderson, J.L., Caprino, K., Horner, M.V., Minshew, L.M., & Morton, T. (Under Review). Teachers' roles in 1:1 initiatives: Integration, engagement and school culture in middle school classrooms. Submitted to Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.

Anderson, J.  (Under Review).  Using Activity Theory to Analyze and Describe Elementary Students Understanding of Engineering Design Principles Through Lego Robotics. Submitted to Instructional Science 

Anderson, J.L. (Under Review). Using activity theory to analyze and describe elementary students' understanding of engineering design principles through Lego robotics. Submitted to Instructional Science.

Wall, S.D. & Anderson, J.L. (Under Review). Perceptions of structure and agency in pre-service elementary science teachers. Submitted to Journal of Science Teacher Education.

Wall, S.D., & Anderson, J.L. (Under Review). Blogging and the development of science teacher identity in pre-service elementary teachers. Submitted to Computers & Education.

Articles In-Progress

Horner, M.V., Minshew, L.M., & Anderson, J.L. (in preparation). Social Justice in 1:1 initiatives: Schools, transformation models, and ameliorating the achievement gap. To be submitted to the Journal of Educational Change.

Anderson, J.L., Horner, M.V., & Minshew L.M. (in preparation). Color blind technology policies: Implications of the Race to the Top Funding. To be submitted to Educational Researcher.

Caprino, K., Compreatore, A., Bean, M. & Anderson, J.L. Cambourne's conditions for learning as framework for teachers' TPACK acquisition and application through professional development. To be submitted to Teaching and Teacher Education.


Anderson, J.L., Rawson, C., & Hughes, S. (in progress). The design and impact of a cross-class collaboration between Pre-Service Elementary Science Teachers and Pre-Service Librarians. To be submitted to Journal of Science Teacher Education.

Anderson, J., Slykhuis, D. (in progress). Technology integration in Science. In Hofer, M. & Bell , L. (Eds.) Role of TPACK in the classroom. AACTE/ISTE.

Anderson, J.L. (In Progress).  The impact of student conversations on understanding science knowledge through 3D virtual worlds in elementary classrooms. To be Submitted to Journal of Research in Science Teaching.

Anderson, J. (In progress) The Story of one Urban High School's Efforts to Improve Student Attitudes, Motivation, Self-Efficacy and Perceptions of Self, School, and Science through Project-Based Science Instruction. To be submitted to Journal of Research in Science Teaching.

Publications