CV Snapshot

 

Select Publications

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.

Under Review

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.

In Prep

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

Constructing Measures

Workshop for School of Education, UC Irvine

 

Courses Taught

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Statistics for Education Research

Undergraduate

Technology in Education

Undergraduate

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Structural Equation Modeling

Graduate

 

Honors and Awards

RAPID Grant: COVID-19 and Social Networks

NSF
2020

Outstanding Graduate Student Poster

APA Division 15
2017

Winner - UCI Grad Student Symposium

UCI Associated Graduate Students
2017

Finalist - UCI Grad Slam Competition

UCI Graduate Division
2017 & 2018

Honorable Mention - GRFP

NSF
2016

Eagle Scout

Boy Scouts of America
2007