McPartlan, P., Rutherford, T., Rodriguez, F., Shaffer, J., & Holton., A. (forthcoming). Modality motivation: Selection effects and motivational differences in students who choose to take courses online. Internet and Higher Education.
McPartlan, P., Solanki, S., Xu, D., & Sato, B (2020). Testing basic assumptions reveals when (not) to expect mindset and belonging interventions to succeed. AERA Open, 6(4), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/2332858420966994
McPartlan, P., Umarji, O., & Eccles, J. (2020). Selective importance in self-enhancement: Patterns of feedback adolescents use to improve math self-concept. Journal of Early Adolescence. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0272431620912487
Xu, D., Solanki, S., McPartlan, P., & Sato, B. (2018). EASEing Students Into College: The Impact of Multidimensional Support for Underprepared Students. Educational Researcher, 47(7), 435–450. doi: 10.3102/0013189X18778559.
McPartlan, P., Rutherford, T., & Holton, A. Belonging across contexts: Implications for theory and measurement of a popular motivational construct. Submitted to Contemporary Educational Psychology.
McPartlan, P., Thoman, D., Poe, J., & Smith, J. L., Faculty gatekeepers: Understanding expectancy, value, and cost concerns to implement a diversity-enhancing intervention. Submitted to BioScience.
McPartlan, P., Dicke, A. L., Safavian, N., Rodriguez, F., Li, Q., Rutherford, T., Eccles, J., & Holton, A. The utility of click data: Behavioral mediators of motivational interventions.
McPartlan, P., Li, Q., Rutherford, T., Yu, R., & Xu, D. Challenges of improving peer interactions in online courses: The cost of social presence
Invited Talks and Workshops
Instructor Presence in Online College Classrooms
Digital Discovery Seminar, UC Irvine
Battle to Belong: Keeping Underrepresented Students in STEM
California State Capitol, Sacramento
Studying Psychology and Motivation in STEM Classrooms
Workshop for SABER West Conference
Workshop for School of Education, UC Irvine
Statistics for Education Research
Technology in Education
Structural Equation Modeling
Honors and Awards
RAPID Grant: COVID-19 and Social Networks
Outstanding Graduate Student Poster
APA Division 15
Winner - UCI Grad Student Symposium
UCI Associated Graduate Students
Finalist - UCI Grad Slam Competition
UCI Graduate Division
2017 & 2018
Honorable Mention - GRFP
Boy Scouts of America