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Dr. Karen E. Rambo-Hernandez is an associate professor at Texas A&M University in the College of Education and Human Development. Her research has been funded by NSF and the US Department of Education among others. She focuses on the assessment of educational interventions to improve STEM education and access for all students-- particularly high achieving and underrepresented students-- to high quality education.

education and training
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Academic Articles28
  • Rambo‐Hernandez, K. E., Makel, M. C., Peters, S. J., & Worley, C. (2021). Differential return on investment: Academic growth in mathematics and reading based on initial performance. British Journal of Educational Psychology. e12479.
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  • Peters, S. J., Makel, M. C., & Rambo-Hernandez, K. (2021). Local Norms for Gifted and Talented Student Identification: Everything You Need to Know. Gifted Child Today. 44(2), 93-104.
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  • Dixson, D. D., Peters, S. J., Makel, M. C., Jolly, J. L., Matthews, M. S., Miller, E. M., ... Wilson, H. E. (2020). A call to reframe gifted education as maximizing learning. Phi Delta Kappan. 102(4), 22-25.
  • Stewart, J., Henderson, R., Michaluk, L., Deshler, J., Fuller, E., & Rambo-Hernandez, K. (2020). Using the Social Cognitive Theory Framework to Chart Gender Differences in the Developmental Trajectory of STEM Self-Efficacy in Science and Engineering Students. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 29(6), 758-773.
Chapters5
  • Rambo-Hernandez, K. E. (2021). Developing Mathematical Talent. Modern Curriculum for Gifted and Advanced Academic Students. 319-334. Routledge.
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  • McCoach, D. B., & Rambo-Hernandez, K. E. (2017). Issues in the Analysis of Change. Cecolsky, C., & Denison, D. B. (Eds.), Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education. 387-400. Routledge.
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  • Rambo-Hernandez, K. E. (2015). Developing mathematical talent: A practical, research-supported approach. Kettler, T. (Eds.), Modern Curriculum for Gifted and Advanced Academic Students. Sourcebooks, Inc..
  • McCoach, D. B., Rambo, K. E., & Welsh, M. (2013). Issues in the Analysis of Change. Secolsky, C., & Denison, D. B. (Eds.), Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education. Routledge.
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  • mccoach, D. B., Madura, J. P., Rambohernandez, K. E., Oconnell, A. A., & Welsh, M. E. (2013). Longitudinal Data Analysis. Teo, T. (Eds.), Handbook of Quantitative Methods for Educational Research. 199-231. SensePublishers.
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Conference Papers13
  • Dey, K., Rahman, M. T., Pyrialakou, V. D., Martinelli, D., Rambo-Hernandez, K., Fraustino, J., ... Roy, A. (2020). Development of A Holistic Cross-Disciplinary Project Course Experience as a Research Platform for the Professional Formation of Engineers. 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access Proceedings, 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access.
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  • Park, S., Atadero, R., Casper, A. M., Rambo-Hernandez, K., Paul, J., Morris, M., ... Leutenegger, S. (2020). Partnership for Equity: Engaging with Faculty to Cultivate Inclusive Professional Identities for Engineers and Computer Scientists. 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access Proceedings, 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access.
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  • Atadero, R., Casper, A. M., Rambo-Hernandez, K., Paguyo, C., Paul, J., & DeLyser, R. (2019). Board 7: Partnership for Equity: Cultivating Inclusive Professional Identities for Engineers and Computer Scientists across Four Unique Institutional Climates. 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings, 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition.
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  • Rambo-Hernandez, K., Morris, M., Casper, A. M., Hensel, R., Schwartz, J., & Atadero, R. (2019). Examining the Effects of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Activities in First-Year Engineering Classes. 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings, 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition.
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  • Atadero, R., Rambo-Hernandez, K., Hensel, R., Morris, M., Hedayati Mehdiabadi, A., Schwartz, J., & Paguyo, C. (2018). Board 5: Collaborative: IUSE: Cultivating Inclusive Identities of Engineers and Computer Scientists: Expanding Efforts to Infuse Inclusive Excellence in Undergraduate Curricula. 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings, 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition.
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Repository Documents / Preprints4
  • Pedersen, B., Makel, M. C., Rambo-Hernandez, K. E., Peters, S. J., & Plucker, J. (2021). Most Mathematics Classrooms Contain Wide-Ranging Achievement Levels.
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  • Peters, S. J., Makel, M. C., & Rambo-Hernandez, K. E. (2020). Local Norms for Gifted and Talented Student Identification: Everything you Need to Know.
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  • Rambo-Hernandez, K., Peters, S. J., & Plucker, J. (2019). Quantifying and Exploring Elementary School Excellence Gaps Across Schools and Time.
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  • Nosek, B. A., Ofiesh, L., Grasty, F. L., Pfeiffer, N., Mellor, D. T., Brooks, R. E., ... Baraniuk, R. (2019). Proposal to NSF 19-565 to Create a STEM Education Research Hub.
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Email
rambohernandez@tamu.edu
First Name
Karen
Last Name
Rambo-Hernandez