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STEPHEN L. BENTON, Ph.D.

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. Psychological and Cultural Studies

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1983

M.A. Educational Psychology and Measurements

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1980

B.A. Secondary Education, cum laude

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1977

Major: English

Minor: Social Sciences

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Fellow, American Psychological Association

Member, Division 15, Educational Psychology

Member, Division 2, Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Fellow, American Educational Research Association

Member, Division on Curriculum

Special Interest Group: Faculty Teaching, Evaluation and Development

National Council on Measurement in Education

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Data Scientist, Anthology, July 2020 to present. Conduct research on large data sets pertaining to assessment in higher education. Write white papers and blogs.

Data Scientist, Campus Labs, November 2019 to present. Conduct research on large data sets pertaining to assessment in higher education. Write technical reports, research reports, white papers, and conduct validity/reliability studies.

Senior Research Officer, The IDEA Center, May 2008 to present. Emeritus Professor, Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs, Kansas State University, April 2010 to present.

Emeritus Professor, Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs, Kansas State University, 2010 to present.

Chair, Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs, Kansas State University, 2006 to 2008.

Chair, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Kansas State University, 2000 to 2006.

Professor, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Kansas State University, April 1994 to 2010.

Chair, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Kansas State University, June 1988 to August 1990.

Associate Professor, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Kansas State University, May 1988 to 1994.

Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, Kansas State University, 1983 to 1988.

Assistant to Director, Catholic Social Services Bureau, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1982 to 1983.

Statistical Consultant, Nebraska Evaluation and Research Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1982.

Research Assistant and Abstractor, ESEA Title I Technical Assistance Center, American Institutes for Research, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1981 to 1982.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Educational Psychology and Social Foundations, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1980 to 1982.

English Teacher and Freshman Baseball Coach, Lincoln Pius X High School, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1978 to 1980.

English Teacher, International Program, Lincoln Pius X High School, Lincoln, Nebraska, summer 1979.

English Teacher and Drama Director, Nebraska City Lourdes High School, Nebraska City, Nebraska, 1977 to 1978.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

Emeritus Professor, Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs, Kansas State University, 2010.

Academy of Fellows, Kansas State University, Founding Member, 2013

Fellow, American Educational Research Association, 2010

Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 15, 2007

Professorial Performance Award, Kansas State University, 2007

Exceptional Credit Program Award, Association of Continuing Higher Education Region VIII, 2006

Scholarship for Outstanding Paper, Social Norms Conference, 2002

Excellence in Graduate Faculty Teaching Award, College of Education, 1998

Notable Graduate, 90th Anniversary Celebration of University of Nebraska- Lincoln Teachers College, 1998

Award of Excellence, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Alumni Association, 1997

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1991 to present

Sigma Xi Science Student Travel Grant, 1982

Graduate with Distinction, 1977

Honors List, 1974-1977

Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honorary, 1973

EDITORIAL APPOINTMENTS

Editor, IDEA Papers. Campus Labs. 2019 to July 2020.

Editor, IDEA Papers. The IDEA Center. 2011 to 2019.

Special Guest Editor, with Murphy, P. K. (2010). Special issue: Brain research, learning, and motivation. Contemporary Educational Psychology. 35, 108-152.

Editor, Educational Psychology Review. December 1991 to December 2000. Managed reviewing and editing processes coordinated efforts of 40 member Advisory Board, planned and submitted four issues per year. Edited 42 volumes across the 10-year period.

EDITORIAL BOARDS

Senior Advisory Board, Educational Psychology Review, 2000 to present

Editorial Board, Contemporary Educational Psychology, 2001 to present

Consulting Editor, The Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 2008 to 2013

Editorial Board, Educational Psychology Review, 1988-1991

Consultant to the Editor, Professional School Counseling, 2000 to 2002

Special Assignment Editor, Journal of Counseling and Development, 1984-1985

DATA ANALYTIC SKILLS

Skilled in SPSS and R, multivariate statistical analysis, including MANOVA, repeated measures, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, structural equation modeling, and item response theory

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Taught undergraduate educational psychology, graduate courses in research methods in education, tests and measurements, statistical methods in education, experimental design in education

PUBLICATIONS

Research areas include: assessment in higher education, student ratings of instruction, faculty development, academic leadership development, teaching and learning, motivation, academic studying, cognition and instruction, educational measurement, college-student alcohol/drug abuse prevention, and college-student mental health.

BOOKS AND TECHNICAL REPORTS

Archie, T., Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2018). IDEA Technical Report #21: Updated technical manual for the IDEA Feedback System for Chairs. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. A., & Benton, S. L. (2006). College student mental health: Effective services and strategies across campus. Washington, D.C.: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Benton, S. L., Gross, A. B., Pallett, W., Song, J., & Webster, R. (2010). IDEA Technical Report No. 14: Technical Manual for the Revised IDEA Feedback for Chairs System. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., Gross, A. B., Pallett, W., Song, J., Webster, R., & Guo, M. (2011). IDEA Technical Report No. 17: Technical Manual for the Revised IDEA Feedback for Administrators System. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2018). IDEA Technical Report #20: Updated technical manual for the IDEA Feedback System for Administrators. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., Li, D., Brown, R., Guo, M., & Sullivan, P. (2015). IDEA Technical Report No. 18: Revising the IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction System. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., Webster, R., Gross, A. B., Pallett, W. (2010). IDEA Technical Report No. 15: An analysis of IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction in traditional versus online courses, 2002-2008 data. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., Webster, R., Gross, A. B., Pallett, W. (2010). IDEA Technical Report No. 16: An analysis of IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction using paper versus online survey methods, 2002-2008 data. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Li, D., Benton, S. L., Brown, R., Sullivan, P., & Ryalls, K. R. (2016). IDEA Technical Report No. 19: Analysis of student ratings of instruction system 2015 pilot data. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Robertson, J. M., Newton, F. B., Kim, E., Benton, S. L., Downey, R. G., Benton, S. A., & Marsh, P. A. (2006). Administration and scoring manual for the K-State Problem Identification Rating Scale: K-PIRS & K-PIRS Form B. Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Benton, S.L. (1997). Psychological foundations of elementary writing instruction (pp. 236-264). In G.D. Phye (Ed.), Handbook of academic learning: construction of knowledge. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Benton, S. (2015). Student ratings of instruction in lower-level postsecondary STEM classes (pp. 59-72). In Searching for better approaches: Effective evaluation of teaching and learning in STEM. Tucson, AZ: Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

Benton, S. A., & Benton, S. L. (2006). Responding to the college student mental health problem. In Benton, S. A., & Benton, S. L. (Eds.). College student mental health: Effective services and strategies across campus (pp. 233-244). National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Benton, S. L., Benton, S. A., & Perl, M. (2006). Key issues for faculty regarding college-student mental health. In S. A. Benton & Benton, S. L. (Eds.), College student mental health: Effective services and strategies across campus (pp. 121-138). National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Benton, S. L., & Cashin, W. E. (2014). Student ratings of instruction in college and university courses. In Michael B. Paulsen (Ed.), Higher Education: Handbook of Theory & Research, Vol. 29 (pp. 279-326). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.

Benton, S. L., & Kiewra, K. A. (1987). The assessment of cognitive factors in academic abilities. In R. R. Ronning, J. A. Glover, J. C. Conoley, J. C. Witt, (Eds.), The influence of cognitive psychology on testing (pp. 145-190). Buros Symposium on Measurement and Testing, Vol. 3. Hillsdale, N. J.: Erlbaum.

Benton, S. L., & Martin, P. L. (1994). Principles of learning and development in the teaching of writing. In M. Shaughnessy (Ed.), Education: Toward the Year 2000 (pp. 94-110). Portales, NM: Eastern New Mexico University Press.

Benton, S. L., & Martin, P. L. (2004). Principles of learning and development in the teaching of writing. In M. Shaughnessy (Ed.), Education in the new millennium: Not like your grandmother’s schoolhouse. (pp. 173-202). Lanham, MD: University Press of America, Inc.

Goodyear, R. K., & Benton, S. L. (1986). The roles of science and research in the counselor's work. In A. J. Palmo & W. J. Weikel (Eds.), Foundations of mental health counseling (pp. 287-308). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Goodyear, R. K., & Benton, S. L. (1996). The roles of science and research in the counselor's work. In A. J. Palmo & W. J. Weikel (Eds.), Foundations of mental health counseling (2nd ed.) (pp. 331-352). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Albin, M., Benton, S.L., & Khramtsova, I. (1996). Individual differences in interest and narrative writing. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 21, 305-324.

Bennett, M.A., & Benton, S. L. (2001). What are the buildings saying? A study of first year undergraduate students' attributions about college campus architecture. NASPA Journal, 38, 159-177.

Benton, S. L. (1991). In memoriam: John Austin Glover. Educational Psychology Review, 3, 1-3.

Benton, S. L. (1996). Editorial. Educational Psychology Review, 8, 3-6.

Benton, S. L. (2019). IDEA's teaching essentials: Quick, sound student feedback. IDEA Paper #77. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L. (2010). Introduction to the special issue: Brain research, learning, and motivation. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 35, 108-109.

Benton, S. L. (2009). Reflections on 10 of the Past 20 Years. Educational Psychology Review, 21, 83-85.

Benton, S.A., Benton, S.L., Newton, F.B., & Robertson, J. (2004). Changes in client problems: Contributions and limitations of a 13-year study.

Psychology: Research and Practice, 35(3), 317-319.

Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2019). Judging the credibility of quantitative student ratings of instruction research. IDEA Paper #80. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.`

Benton, S.A., Robertson, J.M., Tseng, W., Newton, F.B., & Benton, S.L. (2003). Changes in counseling center client problems across thirteen years. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 34, 66-72.

Benton, S.L. (2000). The Levin and O'Donnell proposal is a good first step. Issues in Education: Contributions from Educational Psychology, 5, 231-238.

Benton, S. L., Benton, S. A., & Downey, R G. (2006). College student drinking, attitudes toward risks, and drinking consequences. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67, 543-551.

Benton, S. L., & Blohm, P. J. (1986). Effect of question type and position on measures of conceptual elaboration in writing. Research in the Teaching of English, 20, 98-108.

Benton, S. L., & Blohm, P. J. (1988). Elaboration of ideas in prose production. Journal of Experimental Education, 56, 60-66.

Benton, S. L., Corkill, A., Sharp, J., Downey, R., & Khramtsova, I. (1995). Knowledge, interest, and narrative writing. Journal of Educational Psychology, 87, 66-79.

Benton, S.L., Downey, R G., Glider, P.S., Shin, R.G., Benton, S.A., Newton, D.W., & Arck, W. (2006). Predicting negative drinking consequences: Examining descriptive norm perception. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 67, 399-405.

Benton, S.L., Downey, R G., Glider, P. S., & Benton, S.A. (2008). College students' norm perceptions predict reported use of protective behavioral strategies for alcohol consumption. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 69, 859-865.

Benton, S. L., Duchon, D., & Pallett, W. H. (2013). Validity of self-reported student ratings of instruction. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 38, 377-389.

Benton, S. L., Glover, J. A., & Bruning, R. H. (1983). Levels of processing: Effect of number of decisions on prose recall. Journal of Educational Psychology, 75, 382-390.

Benton, S. L., Glover, J. A., & Monkowski, P. G. (1983). Employing review procedures in elaboration of prose schemata. Psychological Reports, 52, 167-170.

Benton, S. L., Glover, J. A., Monkowski, P. G., & Shaughnessy, M. (1983). Decision difficulty and recall of prose. Journal of Educational Psychology, 75, 727-742.

Benton, S. L., Glover, J. A., & Plake, B. S. (1984). Employing adjunct aids to facilitate elaboration in writing. Research in the Teaching of English, 18, 189-200.

Benton, S.L., Goodyear, R.K., & Benton, S.A. (1995). Attributions based on review qualities. Representative Research in Social Psychology, 20, 3-14.

Benton, S. L., & Hoyt, K. B. (1990). Are educators ready for reform? A response to the critics. Educational Psychology Review, 2, 315-333.

Benton, S. L., & Hoyt, K. B. (1990). Educational reform: Implications for educational psychologists. Educational Psychology Review, 2, 203-236.

Benton, S. L., & Kiewra, K. A. (1986). Assessing the organizational aspects of writing ability. Journal of Educational Measurement, 23, 377-386.

Benton, S. L., Kiewra, K. A., & Bean, R. O. (1988). Attributes of organizational ability related to writing ability. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 13, 87-89.

Benton, S. L., Kiewra, K. A., Whitfill, J., & Dennison, R. (1993). Encoding and external-storage effects on writing processes. Journal of Educational Psychology, 85, 267-280.

Benton, S. L., Kraft, R. G., Glover, J. A., & Plake, B. S. (1984). Cognitive capacity differences among writers. Journal of Educational Psychology, 76, 820-834.

Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2015). Professional development for online adjunct faculty. The Department Chair, 26 (1), 1-3.

Benton, S. L., Li, D., & Brown, R. (2014). Transactional distance in online graduate courses at doctoral institutions. Journal of Online Doctoral Education, 1, 41-55.

Benton, S. L., Li, D., Gross, A., Pallett, W. H., & Webster, R. J. (2013). Transactional distance and student ratings in online college courses. American Journal of Distance Education, 27, 207-217.

Benton, S. L., Schmidt, J. L., Newton, F. B., Shin, K., Benton, S. A., & Newton, D. W. (2004). College student protective strategies and drinking consequences. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 65, 115-121.

Blohm, P. J., & Benton, S. L. (1991). Effective prewriting interventions on production of elaboration in informative writing. Journal of Research and Development in Education, 24, 28-32.

Callahan, B.M., Benton, S.L., & Bradley, F.O. (1995). Implementing a drug prevention program: A comparative case study of two rural Kansas schools. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 41, 26-48.

Cooper, S. E., Benton, S. A., Benton, S. L., & Phillips, J. C. (2008). Evidence-based practice in psychology among college counseling center clinicians. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 22, 28-50.

Drevets, R., Benton, S.L., & Bradley, F.O. (1996). Students' perceptions of parents' and teachers' qualities of interpersonal relations. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 25, 787-802.

Hawes, D. J., Benton, S. L., & Bradley, F. O. (1990). Alcohol and drug abuse: A needs assessment of rural counselors. The School Counselor, 38, 40-45.

Hildenbrand, K., Sanders, J. P., Leslie-Toogood, A., & Benton, S. L. (2009). Athletic status and academic performance and persistence at an NCAA Division I university. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 3 (1).

Kiewra, K. A., & Benton, S. L. (1987). Effects of note taking, the instructor's notes and higher-order practice questions on factual and higher-order learning. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 14, 186-194.

Kiewra, K. A., & Benton, S. L. (1987). Qualitative aspects of note taking and their relationship with information-processing ability. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 14, 110-117.

Kiewra, K. A., & Benton, S. L. (1985). The effects of providing the instructor's notes and practice questions for review on factual and higher-order learning. Human Learning, 4, 225-231.

Kiewra, K. A., & Benton, S. L. (1988). The relationship between information-processing ability and note taking. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 13, 33-44.

Kiewra, K.A., Benton, S.L., Kim, S., Risch, N., & Christensen, M. (1995). Effects of note-taking format and study technique on recall and relational performance. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 20, 172-187.

Kim, E., Newton, F.B., Downey, R. G., & Benton, S. L. (2010). Personal factors impacting college student success: Constructing the College Learning Effectiveness Inventory (CLEI). College Student Journal, 44, 112-125.

Mangano, N. G., & Benton, S. L. (1984). Comparison of question-response-feedback interactions during basal reader instruction. Journal of Educational Research, 78, 119-126.

Marrs, H., & Benton, S. L. (2009). Relationships between separate and connected knowing and approaches to learning. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 60, 57-66.

Middendorf, B. J., & Benton, S. L. (2009). Trends in chair responsibilities. The Department Chair, 20, 23-25.

Murphy, P. K., & Benton, S. L. (2010). The new frontier of educational neuropsychology: Unknown opportunities and unfulfilled hopes. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 35, 153-155.

Palmere, M., Benton, S. L., Glover, J. A., & Ronning, R. R. (1983). Elaboration and recall of main ideas in prose. Journal of Educational Psychology, 75, 898-907

Parmley, J.D., Navarrete, L.A., Benton, S.L., & Nilles, L.A. (1997). Technology and content integration to enhance preservice teacher preparation. Technology and Teacher Education Annual (Vol. II) (pp. 772-775). Charlottesville, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.

Proite, R., Dannells, M., & Benton, S. L. (1993). Gender differences and the influence of sex-role stereotypes on the attribution of responsibility for date and acquaintance rape. Journal of College Student Development, 34, 411-417.

Richmond J., & Benton, S. L. (1988). Student affairs graduates' anticipated and actual placement plans. Journal of College Student Development, 29, 119-124.

Richmond, J., Shoop, R. J., & Benton, S. L. (1988). An investigation of the professional travel environment. Journal of Employment Counseling, 25, 45-47.

Robertson, J.M., Johnson, A.L., Benton, S.L., Janey, B.A., & Cabral, J., & Woodford, J. (2002). What's in a picture? Comparing gender constructs of younger and older adults. Journal of Men's Studies, 11, 1-27.

Robertson, J. M., Benton, S. L., Newton, F. B., Downey, R.G., Marsh, P., Benton, S. A., Tseng, W., & Shin, K., (2006). K-State problem identification rating scales (K-PIRS) for college students. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 39, 141-160.

Sinnett, R. E., Benton, S. L., & Whitfill, J. (1991). Simulation and dissimulation on alcoholism inventories: The ALCADD and the MAST. Psychological Reports, 68, 1360-1362.

Sinnett, R. E., Rogg, K. L., Benton, S. L., Downey, R. G., & Whitfill, J. M. (1993). The Woodcock-Johnson Revised: Its factor structure. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 53, 763-769.

Wood, J. G., & Benton, S. L. (2005). Attributional responses to students with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder who fail. Teacher Education and Special Education, 28(4), 153-162.

TEST REVIEWS

Benton, S. L. (2005). Review of the Metropolitan8 Writing Test. In R.E. Spies & B. S. Plake (Eds.), The Sixteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 616-618). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

Benton, S. L. (1992). Canfield Learning Styles Inventory. In J.J. Kramer & J.C. Conoley (Eds.), The Eleventh Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 147-148). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

Benton, S. L. (1995). Gregorc Style Delineator. In J.C. Conoley & J.C. Impara (Eds.), The Twelfth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 426-427). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

Benton, S. L. (1995). Impact Message Inventory. In J.C. Conoley & J.C. Impara (Eds.), The Twelfth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 478-479). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

Benton, S. L. (1992). Test of Written Language--2. In J.J. Kramer & J.C. Conoley (Eds.), The Eleventh Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 979-981). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

Benton, S. L., & Benton, S. A. (2005). Review of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function—Self-Report Version. In R.A. Spies & B. S. Plake (Eds.), The Sixteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook (pp. 119-121). Lincoln, NE: Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.

ARTICLES REPRINTED

Benton, S. L., Corkill, A., Sharp, J., Downey, R., & Khramtsova, I. (1995). Knowledge, interest, and narrative writing. (Journal of Educational Psychology, 87, 66-79.) In J. L. Galvan (2003), Writing literature reviews: A guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences (2nd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: Pryczak Publishing.

Benton, S. L., Corkill, A., Sharp, J., Downey, R., & Khramtsova, I. (1995). Knowledge, interest, and narrative writing. (Journal of Educational Psychology, 87, 66-79.) In J. L. Galvan (1999), Writing literature reviews: A guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences. Los Angeles, CA: Pryczak Publishing.

NONREFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Benton, S. L. (Spring, 2014). Closing the gap in chairs’ perceptions. The Department Chair, 24, 4.

Benton, S. L. (2006). Talking with your college-bound student about drinking. Guide to Manhattan for K-State Families (pp.14-16). Manhattan, KS: University Parents Magazine Publication.

Benton, S. L. (2010). IDEA Research Report #7: IDEA student ratings in traditional and online courses. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., & Cashin, W. E. (2011). IDEA Paper No. 50: Student ratings of teaching: A summary of research and literature. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center. http://theideacenter.org/research-and-papers/idea-papers/50-student-ratings-teaching-summary-research-and-literature

Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2017). IDEA Research Note #6: Valdity of IDEA student ratings of instruction student characteristic items. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2017). IDEA Paper #66: IDEA student ratings of instruction and RSVP. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2015). IDEA Research Report #8: Validity and reliability of IDEA's Teaching Essentials. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2015). IDEA Research Report #9: Teaching methods associated with student progress in general education courses. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2015). IDEA Editorial Note #1: Response to “A better way to evaluate undergraduate teaching. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center. http://ideaedu.org/research-and-papers/editorial-notes/response-to-wieman/

Benton, S. L., & Pallett, W. H. (2013). Class size matters. Inside Higher Education. http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2013/01/29/essay-importance-class-size-higher-education. January 28, 2013.

Benton, S. L., & Rankin, J. (1990). John A. Glover: A tribute. MWERA Researcher, 3, 5-7.

Benton, S. L., & Ryalls, K. R. (2016). IDEA Paper #58: Challenging misconceptions about student ratings of instruction. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Benton, S. L., & Young, S. (2018). IDEA Paper #69: Best practices in the evaluation of teaching. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Li, D., & Benton, S. L. (2019). IDEA Research Note #7: Teaching methods associated with teacher clarity. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Li, D., & Benton, S. L. (2017). IDEA Research Note #5: Non-response rates to individual items on the IDEA student ratings of instruction forms. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Li, D., & Benton, S. L. (2017). IDEA Research Report #10: The effects of instructor gender and discipline group on student ratings of instruction. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Li, D., & Benton, S. L. (2018). IDEA Research Report #11: The effects gender and Carnegie classification on personnel ratings of administrators and chairs. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Ryalls, K. R., Benton, S. L., Li, D., & Barr J. (2016). IDEA Editorial Note #2: Response to “Bias against female instructors.” Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center. http://ideaedu.org/research-and-papers/editorial-notes/response-to-bias-against-female-instructors/

Ryalls, K. R., Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2016). Editorial Note #3: Response to zero correlations between evaluations and learning. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center. http://ideaedu.org/research-and-papers/editorial-notes/response-to-bias-against-female-instructors/

EVALUATIONS

Benton, S. L. (2003). Regents review report: Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology. Kansas State University.

Benton, S. L. (2000). Evaluation of the Professional Development Partnership for Educators in USD 337 for Indian Children. Mayetta, KS: Royal Valley School District.

Benton, S.L. (1999). Evaluation of proposed Ph.D. program in educational psychology. University of Nevada-Las Vegas: College of Education.

Benton, S. L. (1991). Kansas State University Rural Alcohol/Drug Abuse Prevention Project (Report No. G008720251-87 184A). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education.

Benton, S. L., & Slocombe, J. (2000). Status report of the Undergraduate General Education Portfolio Assessment Committee. Office of Planning and Analysis, Kansas State University.

Benton, S. L., & Webster, R. (2009). Report on the analysis of IDEA feedback for deans data. Manhattan, KS: The IDEA Center.

Slocombe, J., & Benton, S. L. (2001). Status report of the Undergraduate General Education Portfolio Assessment Committee. Office of Planning and Analysis, Kansas State University.

Hughey, J., Benton, S. L., & Bradley, F. O. (1993). Training of teachers, counselors, and school personnel. (Report No. S207A00086). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education.

Yang, X., & Benton, S. L. (2006). Evaluation of the NetSmartz Program. Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan, Kansas.

IDEA RESEARCH DIGEST

The IDEA Research Digest summarizes current research in the areas of teaching and learning, faculty evaluation and development, student ratings of instruction, and leadership development in higher education. I am the single author.

BLOGS

See my blogs written for Campus Intelligence.

PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Ryalls, K. R., & Benton, S. L. (2015, March). Best practices for effective faculty evaluation systems. Paper presented at the Seminar on University Measurement and Evaluation: Between Theory and Practice. University of Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Ryalls, K. R., Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2015, March). The past, present, and future of The IDEA Center. Paper presented at the Seminar on University Measurement and Evaluation: Between Theory and Practice. University of Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Ryalls, K. R., Benton, S. L., & Li, D. (2015, March). Internationalization of IDEA systems: Bringing IDEA to Saudi Arabia. Paper presented at the Seminar on University Measurement and Evaluation: Between Theory and Practice. University of Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL AND REGIONAL CONFERENCES

Albin, M., Benton, S. L., & Khramtsova, I. (1993, April). Topic knowledge and verbal ability as predictors of narrative writing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Atlanta.

Albin, M., Benton, S.L., & Khramtsova, I. (1996, April). Individual differences in interest and narrative writing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York.

Benton, S. L. (1986, August). Cognitive aspects of expertise in writing. In K. A. Kiewra (Chair), Developing the self-sufficient learner: Contributions from cognitive psychology. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Benton, S. L. (1990, October). Festschrift for John A. Glover. (Chair). Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Midwest Educational Research Association, Chicago.

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