Publications of Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo

Journal Articles

  • "On the use of analogy to connect core physical chemical concepts to those at the nanoscale", Marc Muniz and Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2014, 15, 807-823. DOI: 10.1039/c4rp00097h
  • "Investigating Quantum Mechanical Tunneling at the Nanoscale via Analogy: Development and Assessment of a Teaching Tool for Upper-Division Chemistry", Marc Muniz and Maria Oliver-Hoyo, Journal of Chemical Education, 2014, 91(10), 1546-1556. DOI: 10.1021/ed400761q
  • "The Development of a Visual-Perceptual Chemistry Specific (VPCS) Assessment Tool", Maria Oliver-Hoyo and Caroline Sloan, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2014, 51(8), 963-981.
  • "Physical Models That Provide Guidance in Visualization Deconstruction in an Inorganic Context", Holly K. Schiltz, Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, Journal of Chemical Education, 2012, 89(7), 873-877.
  • "Metodologias activas para el aprendizaje de la Fisica: un caso de hidrostatica para su introduccion en la practica docente", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, Francisco Alconchel, Gabriel Pinto, Revista Española de Física, Real Sociedad Española de Física, 2012, 26(1), Enero-Marzo, 1-6.
  • "New Tools for Examining Undergraduate Students' STEM Stereotypes: Implications for Women and Other Underrepresented Groups", New Directions for Institutional Research, 2011, 152 (Winter), 87-98.
  • "An Acoustic analogy: Tuning Forks and Surface Plasmon Resonance of Metallic Nanostructures”, Marc N. Muniz, Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo*, Journal of Nano Education, 2011, 3, 45-50.
  • "Lessons Learned From The Implementation And Assessment Of Student-Centered Methodologies", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2011, 1(1), 2-11, ISSN 2013-6474
  • "Capturing Stereotypes: Developing a scale to explore U.S. college students’ images of science and scientists", Mary Wyer, Jennifer Schneider, Sylvia Nassar-McMillan, and Maria Oliver-Hoyo, Science, International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, 2010, 3(2), 381-415.
  • "Using Focus Groups in Preliminary Instrument Development: Expected and Unexpected Lessons Learned", Sylvia C. Nassar McMillan, Mary Wyer, Maria Oliver-Hoyo, Amy Ryder-Burge, The Qualitative Report, 2010, 15(6), 1621-1634.
  • "Multi-sensory Chemical Equilibrium Investigation as a Learning Lab Experience", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo*,and Deborah Bromfield Lee, The Chemical Educator, 2010, 15, 1-5
  • "The chemistry of self-heating products: An activity for classroom engagement", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo*, G. Pinto, J. Llorens-Molina, J. of Chemical Education, 2009, 86 (11), 1277-1280.
  • "Enjoy a Hot Drink Thanks to Chemistry!", G. Pinto, Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo*, J. Llorens-Molina, J. of Chemical Education, 2009, 86 (11), 1280A-1280B.
  • "An Esterification Kinetics Experiment that Relies on the Sense of Smell", Deborah C. Bromfield-Lee and Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo*, Journal of Chemical Education, 2009, 86, (1), 82-84.
  • "Hiring and Promotion in Chemical Education", Bauer, C.F., Clevenger, J.V., Cole, R.S., Jones, L.L., Kelter, P.B., Oliver-Hoyo, M.T., Sawrey, B.A., Journal of Chemical Education, 2008, 85, 898-901.
  • "What's in your bottled water? Look at the label!", Gabriel Pinto and Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, The Chemical Educator, 2008, 13, 341-343. WebID: S1430-4171(08)62171-5.
  • "Aspectos fisicoquímicos implicados en las bebidas autocalentables: un caso de aplicación de metodologías activas mediante aprendizaje basado en problemas", Gabriel Pinto Cañon, Juan llorens Molina, Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, Anales de Quimica, Real Sociedad Española de Química, 2008, ISSN 1575-3417
  • "Student Evaluations That Generate More Questions Than Answers", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, Journal of College Science Teaching, 2008, Sept/Oct, 37-39.
  • "Selective Etching via Soft Lithography of Conductive Multilayered Gold Films with Analysis of Electrolyte Solutions", Ralph W. Gerber and Maria Oliver-Hoyo, Journal of Chemical Education, 2008, 85 (8), 1108-1111.
  • "Using Laboratory Chemicals to Imitate Illicit Drugs in a Forensic Chemistry Activity", Shawn Hasan, Deborah Bromfield-Lee, Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo* and Jose A. Cintron-Maldonado, Journal of Chemical Education, 2008, 85 (6), 813-816.
  • "Promoting the Use of Higher-Order Cognitive Skills in Qualitative Problem Solving", Maria Oliver-Hoyo* and Jason Justice, Journal of College Science Teaching, 2008, May/June, 62-67.
  • "Using the Relationship Between Vehicle Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emissions to Illustrate Chemical Principles", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo* and Gabriel Pinto, Journal of Chemical Education, 2008, 85 (2), 218-220
  • "A Qualitative Organic Analysis That Exploits the Senses of Smell, Touch, and Sound", Deborah C. Bromfield-Lee and Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, Journal of Chemical Education, 2007, 84(12), 1976-1978.
  • "Food Enzymes", Rachel McBroom and Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, The Science Teacher, 2007, 74(7), 58-63.
  • "From the Research Bench to the Teaching Laboratory: Gold Nanoparticle Layering", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo* and Ralph W. Gerber, Journal of Chemical Education, 2007, 84 (7), 1174-1176.
  • "Low Cost Six Electrode Instrument for Measuring Electrical Properties of Self-Assembled Monolayers of Gold Nanoparticles", Ralph W. Gerber and Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo*, Journal of Chemical Education, 2007, 84 (7), 1177-1178.
  • "Lecciones Prácticas de la Implementación de Métodos Inquisitivos de Enseñanza", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, Anuario Latinoamericano de Educación Química, Año XIX, N°XXI, 2005-2006, 65-71.
  • "The Use of Triangulation Methods to Validate Results of Qualitative Educational Research", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo* and DeeDee Allen, Journal of College Science Teaching, 2006, Jan/Feb, 42-47.
  • "Attitudinal Effects of a Student-Centered Active Learning Environment", Maria Oliver-Hoyo* and DeeDee Allen, Journal of Chemical Education, 2005, 82 (6), 944-949.
  • "A Closer Look at Olfactory Titrations", Kerry Neppel, Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo*, Connie Queen, and Nicole Reed, Journal of Chemical Education, 2005, 82 (4), 607-610.
  • "Fractional Distillation of Air and Other Demonstrations with Condensed Gases", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo and William L. Switzer III, Journal of Chemical Education, 2005, 82 (2), 251-254.
  • "Trucks, Sales, Mechanics, and Repairs: An Analogy for the Method of Initial Rates", DeeDee Allen* and Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, The Chemical Educator, 2004, 10(1), 1-4.
  • "Implementing Inquiry-Guided Instruction: Practical Issues" Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo*, DeeDee Allen, and Misti Ault Anderson, Journal of College Science Teaching, 2004, 33 (6), 20-24.
  • "Effects of an Active Environment: Teaching Innovations at a Research I Institution", Maria Oliver-Hoyo* and DeeDee Allen, J. Chem. Educ., 2004, 81(3), 441-448.
  • "Visualizing Basic Nuclear reactions", Maria Oliver-Hoyo* and DeeDee Allen, The Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations, 2003, 6, 167-173.
  • "Designing a Written Assignment to Promote the Use of Critical Thinking Skills", Maria Oliver-Hoyo,. J. Chem. Educ., 2003, 80(8), 899-903.
  • "Fingerprinting: Commercial Products and Elements", Maria Oliver-Hoyo* and DeeDee Allen; J. Chem. Educ., 2002, 79 (4), 459-461.
  • "Qualitative Analysis of Fourteen White Solids and Two Mixtures Using Household Chemicals", Maria Oliver-Hoyo*, DeeDee Allen, S. Solomon, B. Brook, J. Ciraolo, S. Daly, and L. Jackson; J. Chem. Educ., 2001, 78 (11), 1475-78.
  • "Problem Analysis: Lesson Scripts and Their Potential Applications", Maria Oliver-Hoyo; J. Chem. Educ., 2001, 78 (10), 1425-1428.
  • "Overhead Projector Demonstrations Using Household Materials", S. Solomon, B. Brook, J. Ciraolo, L. Jackson, Chin Hyu Hur, and M. Oliver-Hoyo; The Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations, 2000, 3(2), 141-147
  • "Generating Noxious Water-Soluble Gases on the Overhead", Solomon, S., Chinhyu Hur, and Maria Oliver-Hoyo, J. Chem. Educ., 1998, 75 (12), 1581-82
  • "One Hour of Chemical Demonstrations", Solomon, S., Maria Oliver-Hoyo, Jun Tian and Bryan Brook, Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations; 1(1), 1997, 43-52.

Manuals and Book Chapters

  • "New Tools for Examining Undergraduate Students' STEM Stereotypes: Implications for Women and Other Underrepresented Groups", Sylvia C. Nassar-McMillan, Mary Wyer, Maria Oliver-Hoyo, Jennifer Schneider in "Attracting and Retaining Women in STEM: New Directions for Institutional Research", Joy Gaston Gayles, Ed; Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA 2012.
  • "Content coverage in a lecture format versus activity-based instruction", Chapter 14 by Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo in "Investigating Classroom Myths through Research on Teaching and Learning", Bunce, Diane, Ed; ACS Symposium Series: ACS Publications, Wash DC. (Invited chapter) accepted July 2011.
  • "Enriching the Chemistry Experience for ALL Students: Sensorial experiments that include visually challenged students", Chapter 11 by Maria Oliver-Hoyo in Making Chemistry Relevant: Strategies for Including All Students in a Learner-Sensitive Classroom Environment, Sharmistha Basu-Dutt, Ed.; John Wiley & Sons Inc: NJ 2010, pp 207-225.
  • Oliver-Hoyo, Maria T. Practical Issues on the Development, Implementation, and Assessment of a Fully Integrated Laboratory-Lecture Teaching Environment. In The Chemist’s Guide to Effective Teaching: Perspectives and Applications, Vol II; Pienta, N.J., Cooper, M.M., Greenbowe, T.J., Eds.; Prentice Hall: NJ, 2009; Chapter 10.
  • "Inquiry-Guided Approach at the Individual Course", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo* and Robert Beichner in Teaching and Learning through Inquiry: A Guidebook for Institutions and Instructors., Lee, V.S. (Ed.). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC. Fall 2004.
  • "Concepts in General Chemistry"; Laboratory Book (7th Ed) Solomon,S.; A. Addison, and Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo Kendall-Hunt, Dubuque, Iowa, 1999.
  • "Using Household Chemicals in Qualitative Analysis", Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, Chemical Education Resources, Thomson Brooks/Cole.