Nathaniel J.S. Brown
visiting assistant professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
M.Sc., Cambridge University
B.S., Harvey Mudd College
Quantitative methods, including measurement, psychometrics, statistics, and research design
Qualitative methods, including video analysis, interaction analysis, and cognitive ethnography
Embedded classroom assessment for learning and large-scale standardized assessment of learning
Conceptual change and embodied cognition in the learning sciences and science education
Brown, N. J. S., Afflerbach, P. P., & Croninger, R. G. (2014). Assessment of critical-analytic thinking. Educational Psychology Review, 26, 543-560.
Brown, N. J. S., & Wilson, M. (2011). A model of cognition: The missing cornerstone in assessment. Educational Psychology Review, 23, 221-234.
Brown, N. J. S., Furtak, E. M., Timms, M., Nagashima, S. O., & Wilson, M. (2010). The Evidence-Based Reasoning Framework: Assessing scientific reasoning. Educational Assessment, 15, 123-141.
Brown, N. J. S., Nagashima, S. O., Fu, A., Timms, M., & Wilson, M. (2010). A framework for analyzing scientific reasoning in assessments. Educational Assessment, 15, 142-174.
diSessa, A. A., Levin, M., & Brown, N. J. S. (Eds.). (in preparation). Knowing and learning in interaction. New York, NY: Routledge.
Brown, N. J. S., Duckor, B., Draney, K., & Wilson, M. (Eds.). (2011). Advances in Rasch measurement (Vol. 2). Maple Grove, MN: JAM Press.
VideoReView: Support for Teachers’ Collection and Interpretation of Classroom Video to Improve Science Understanding and Argumentation. (NSF DRK-12: $2,296,031). S. Doubler (PI), S. Guler (co-PI), N. J. S. Brown (co-PI).
Focus on Energy: Preparing Elementary Teachers to Meet the NGSS Challenge. (NSF DRK-12: $1,999,836). S. Lacy (PI), N. J. S. Brown (co-PI), R. Tobin (co-PI).
Psychometric and Growth Modeling of Complex Patterns of Learning Resulting From the Interrelationships Between Multiple Learning Progressions. (NSF REESE: $951,997). N. J. S. Brown (PI).
What Mathematics Do Students Know? Implications from NAEP for Curriculum and Policy. (NSF REESE: $1,356,030). P. W. Kloosterman (PI), C. Walcott (co-PI), D. J. Mohr (co-PI),
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellow, 2004—2005
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, 1999—2002
Winston Churchill Foundation Fellow, 1998—1999
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