Gina Frey portrait
  • Professor, Chemistry
  • Ron and Eileen Ragsdale Endowed Chair in Chemical Education, Chemistry
801-581-4268

Publications

  • Angela Fink & P. Mattson, M. J. Cahill, R. F. Frey, and M. A. McDaniel (2022). Growth-Mindset Intervention Selectively Improves Performance of Highly Nontraditional Introductory Psychology Students at a Community College. Teaching of Psychology. Published, 02/2022.
  • J. M. Bugg, E. D. Solomon (co-author), S. F. Rowell (co-author), M. A. McDaniel (co-author), R. F. Frey (co-author) & P. S. Mattson (co-author) (2021). Development and validation of an introductory psychology knowledge inventory. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology. Vol. 7, 123–139. Published, 06/2021.
  • Regina F Frey, A M. York (co-author), A. Fink (co-author), S. M. Stoen (co-author), E. M. Walck-Shannon (co-author), C. M. Wally (co-author), J. Luo (co-author) & J. D. Young (co-author) (2021). Gender inequity in individual participation within physics and STEM courses. Phys. Rev. Phys. Edu. Res. Vol. 17, 1-21. Published, 06/2021.
  • S. F. Rowell & R. F. Frey (co-Author), E. M. Walck-Shannon (co-author) (2021). Intended and Actual Changes in Study Behaviors in Introductory and Upper-Level Psychology Courses. Teaching of Psychology. Vol. 48, 165-174. Published, 03/2021.
  • E. M. Walck-Shannon, S. F. Rowell (co-Author) & R. F. Frey (co-Author) (2021). To What Extent Do Study Habits Relate to Performance?. CBE-Life Sci Edu. Vol. 20, 1-15. Published, 01/2021.
  • Shaina Rowell, Regina Frey (co-author) & Elise Walck-Shannon (co-author) (2020). Intended and Actual Changes in Study Behaviors in an Introductory and Upper-Level Psychology Course. Teaching of Psychology. Published, 12/2020.
  • Regina Frey, Mark McDaniel (co-author), Michael Cahill (co-author) & Diane Bunce (co-author) (2020). Using students’ concept-building tendencies to better characterize average-performing student learning and problem-solving approaches in general chemistry. CBE-Life Sciences Education. ar42: 1-17. Published, 09/2020.
  • Regina Frey, Angela Fink (co-author) & Erin Solomon (co-author) (2020). Belonging in General Chemistry Predicts First-Year Undergraduates’ Performance and Attrition. Chem. Edu. Res. and Prac. Published, 09/2020.
  • Mark McDaniel, Siera Stoen (co-author), Michael Cahill (co-author) & Regina Frey (co-author) (2020). Force Concept Inventory: More than just conceptual understanding. Phys. Rev. Phys. Edu. Res. 16(1), 010105:1-12. Published, 08/2020.
  • Regina Frey & Angela Fink (co-author) (2020). Active Learning in College Science: The Case for Evidence-Based Practice. . (pp. 173-188). Springer Nature. Published, 06/2020.
  • Regina Frey & G. Szteinberg (co-author) (2020). Peer Leader Reflections on Promoting Discussion in Peer Group-Learning Sessions: Reflective and Practiced Advice through Collaborative Annual Peer-Advice Books. CBE-Life Sciences Education. Published, 06/2020.
  • Regina Frey & M. Mutambuki (co-author) (2020). Features of an Effective Future-Faculty Teaching-Development Program: A Case Study of Ten STEM Faculty. J. Col. Sci. Teaching. Published, 03/2020.
  • Regina Frey, Angela Fink (co-author) & Erin Solomon (co-author) (2020). Book One, Breaking Down Silos: Innovation, Collaboration, and EDI Across Disciplines. . (pp. 61-70). Rowman and Littlefield. Published, 02/2020.

Presentations

  • R. F. Frey: Purdue University, September 15, 2021 (virtual). “The Inclusive STEM Teaching Project: An online faculty-development program for instructors teaching STEM undergraduates” . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2021.
  • R. F. Frey; 2021 Chemistry Education Research and Practice GRC. “Course-level social belonging and classroom inclusion: Effects on student performance and persistence, and characteristics students use in defining belonging and inclusion” (invited speaker) – deferred until summer 2023 due to Covid-19. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 06/2021.
  • National Workshop: R. F. Frey, S. Wachowski, and U. Halliday: 2021 National Conference for Advanced POGIL Practitioners. June 27-30, 2021 (virtual). “Observation Protocol for Teaching in Interactive Classrooms (OPTIC).”. Other, Presented, 06/2021.
  • R. F. Frey: 2021 Conference for the Missouri Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (MOMATYC); Columbia, MO, April 8 – 10, 2021. “What makes Peer-led, team learning (PLTL) a successful collaborative-learning strategy for students: Philosophy, Implementation, and Evaluation" (Keynote Speaker) - deferred until April 2022 due to Covid-19. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 04/2021.
  • R. F. Frey: Dartmouth College, May 4, 2021 (virtual). “Modifying General Chemistry Curriculum to Enhance Success for all Students: Design, Implementation, and Assessment.”. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2021.
  • R. F. Frey: Portland State University, April 23, 2021 (virtual). “Course-level social belonging and classroom inclusion: Effects on student performance and persistence.”. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2021.
  • R. F. Frey: James Madison University, April 9, 2021 (virtual). “Course-level social belonging and classroom inclusion: Effects on student performance and persistence.” . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2021.
  • R. F. Frey: University of New Mexico, March 26, 2021 (virtual). “Course-level social belonging and classroom inclusion: Effects on student performance and persistence.”. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2021.
  • R. F. Frey: Department of Chemistry Graduate Symposium, University of Utah, February 8-11, 2021. “To What Extent Do Study Habits Relate to Performance?" (guest speaker, virtual). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2021.
  • R. F. Frey. 26th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education; “Exploring implementation of Peer-Led Team Learning & its outcomes” Symposium; Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, July 18-23, 2020. “Peer-led team learning in general chemistry 1: Interactions with identity, academic preparation, and a social-psychological course-based intervention” Because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education was terminated on April 2, 2020, by the Executive Committee of the Division of Chemical Education, American Chemical Society; and therefore, this presentation could not be given as intended. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 07/2020.
  • R. F. Frey, A. Fink, M. J. Cahill, M. A. McDaniel, and E. D. Solomon: 258th ACS National Meeting; “Peer Led Team Learning in General and Upper Division Chemistry”; Philadelphia, PA, March 22 – 26, 2020. “Peer-Led Team Learning in General Chemistry I: Interactions with Identity, Academic Preparation, and a Course-Based Intervention” Because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the 258th ACS National Meeting was cancelled on March 9, 2020, by the American Chemical Society; and therefore, this presentation could not be given as intended. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 03/2020.

Research Groups

  • Lorraine Laguerre, Graduate Student. Department of Chemistry. 01/2021 - present.
  • Hector Torres, Graduate Student. Department of Chemistry. 12/2020 - present.
  • Sophie Shin, Postdoc. Department of Chemistry. 08/2020 - 03/2022.
  • Hannah Blomgren, Undergraduate Student. Department of Physics. 05/2020 - present.
  • Dasha Walker, Undergraduate Student. Department of Chemistry. 05/2020 - present.
  • Stella Ray, Undergraduate Student. Department of Chemistry. 01/2020 - 05/2021.
  • Joshua Edwards, Graduate Student. Department of Chemistry. 12/2019 - present.