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Natalie Tran

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Natalie A. Tran is an Assistant Professor of Teacher Education at California State University-Bakersfield. Her research focuses on instructional practices and social contexts affecting student achievement in science. Her methodological interests include hierarchical linear modeling, experimental design, quasi-experimental design, and case studies. 

EXPERTISE

My reseach intestests include the connection between students' out-of-school experiences and science learning in the classroom, and parental engagement with students' science learning in out-of-school settings. 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Nathan, M. J., Tran, N., Atwood, A., Prevost, A., & Phelps, L. A. (2009). High school teachers' beliefs about engineering preparation. To appear in Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) 2009, Austin, TX.

Prevost, A., M. J. Nathan, N. Tran, and L. A. Phelps. (2009). Integration of mathematics in pre-engineering: the search for explicit connections. To appear in Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) 2009, Austin, TX.

Nathan, M. J., K. Oliver., A. Prevost, N. Tran, and L. A. Phelps. (2009). Classroom learning and instruction in high school pre-engineering settings: A video-based analysis. To appear in Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) 2009, Austin, TX.

Nathan, M. J. Tran, N., Phelps, L. A., & Prevost, A. (2008). The structure of high school academic and pre-engineering curricula: Mathematics. Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) 2008. (Paper no. AC 2008-2566: pp. 1-19.) Washington, DC.: ASEE Publications.