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  • photoGeorge M. Harrison

    Assistant professor

    Department(s)

    • Curriculum Research & Development Group

    Degree(s)

    • 2013 Ph.D. Educational Psychology University of Hawaii at Manoa
    • 2002 M.A. Second Language Studies University of Hawaii at Manoa
    • 1994 B.A. Cultural Anthropology University of California at Santa Cruz

    Area(s) of Interest

    • Educational evaluation and assessment
    • Standard setting
    • Second language learning

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 956-4919

    Office

    Castle Memorial Hall
    118

    Email

    georgeha@hawaii.edu

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    Curriculum Vitae

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    Scholarly Works

      Book Chapters

    • Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L., Lawton, B., Brandon, P. R., Philippoff, J., & Seraphin, K. D. (2014). Summary of the findings for each evaluation question. In Kanesa Duncan Seraphin (Ed.), Accessible professional development for teaching aquatic science inquiry: Final report, (pp. 108–122). Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Curriculum Research & Development Group.   Details
    • Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L., Lawton, B., Brandon, P. R., Philippoff, J., & Seraphin, K. D. (2014). Evaluation plan and methods. In Kanesa Duncan Seraphin (Ed.), Accessible professional development for teaching aquatic science inquiry: Final report, (pp. 71–108). Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Curriculum Research & Development Group.   Details
    • Journal Articles

    • Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L. M., Brandon, P. R., Seraphin, K. D., & Philippoff, J. (2015). Comparing models of nature of science dimensionality based on the Next Generation Science Standards. International Journal of Science Education, 37, 1321–1342.   Details
    • Brandon, P. R., Lawton, B., & Harrison, G. (2014). Issues of rigor and feasibility when observing the quality of educational program implementation: A case study.. Evaluation and Program Planning, 44, 75-80.   Details
    • Brandon, P. R., Harrison, G., & Lawton, B. E. (2013). SAS code for calculating intraclass correlation coefficients and effect size benchmarks for site-randomized education experiments. American Journal of Evaluation, 34, 78-83.   Details
    • Presentations

    • Harrison, G. (2014, Apr). Modeling the dimensionality of nature-of-science understanding. Presented at the biennial International Objective Measurement Workshop, Philadelphia, PA.   Details
    • Harrison, G. (2014, Apr). The effects of intrajudge consistency feedback in an Angoff standard-setting procedure. Presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA.   Details
    • Harrison, G., Vallin, L., Brandon, P. R., Philippoff, J., & Seraphin, K. D. (2014, Apr). Balancing development and measurement needs in an evaluation of a program under development. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.   Details
    • Philippoff, J., Vallin, L., Brandon, P. R., Harrison, G., Seraphin, K. D., & Nguyen, T. T. (2014, Apr). Aquatic science, hybrid structure, and metacognitive strategies: Innovative aspects of a science professional development. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.   Details
    • Harrison, G., Vallin, L., Brandon, P. R., & Philippoff, J. (2013, Sep). Balancing outcomes measurement demands with the complexities of program development. Presented at the Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association, Kāne‘ohe, HI.   Details
    • Philippoff, J., Lawton, B., Vallin, L. M., Brandon, P. R., Harrison, G., & Seraphin, K. D. (2013, Sep). The planning and implementation of an evaluation of the Teaching Science as Inquiry (TSI) Aquatic professional development program. Presented at the Hawaii-Pacific Evaluation Association annual conference, Kaneohe, HI.   Details
    • Philippoff, J., Vallin, L., Lawton, B. E., Brandon, P. R., Harrison, G., & Seraphin, K. D. (2013, Sep). The Planning and Implementation of an Evaluation of the Teaching Science as Inquiry (TSI) Aquatic Professional Development Program. Presented at the meeting of the Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association, Kane‘ohe, HI.   Details
    • Harrison, G. (2013, Feb). Rigor of performance standards by panelists with and without experience teaching examinees. Presented at the Hawai‘i Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Harrison, G., & Vallin, L. (2012, Oct). Developments in measuring teachers’ knowledge and practice in teaching science as inquiry. Presented at the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.   Details
    • Harrison, G., Vallin, L., & Brandon, P. R. (2012, Sep). Scoring teachers’ responses to mini-vignettes for measuring professional-development effects. Presented at the Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association, Kāne‘ohe, HI..   Details
    • Harrison, G., Lawton, B. E., & Brandon, P. R. (2012, Apr). Observing the quality of integrating the arts into elementary school reading instruction. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Vancouver. British Columbia, Canada.   Details
    • Harrison, G., Lawton, B., & Brandon, P. R. (2012, Apr). Observing the quality of integrating the arts into elementary school reading instruction. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, B. C.   Details
    • Seraphin, K. D., Lurie, M., Vallin, L., Kaupp, L., Brandon, P. R., Harrison, G., Philippoff, J., & Philippoff, J. (2012, Feb). Symposium on Impacting Inquiry Skills of Students and Teachers through an Accessible Professional Development Series in Aquatic Science. Presented at the Hawaii Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Harrison, G. (2012, Jan). Charting L1 vocabulary growth with the Vocabulary Size Test: Rasch-based validation for L2 interpretation. Presented at the Second Language Research Forum, Pittsburgh, PA.   Details
    • Harrison, G. (2012, Jan). Vocabulary growth of middle- and high-school students. Presented at the University Laboratory School-Curriculum Research & Development Group research meeting, Honolulu, HI..   Details
    • Harrison, G., & Brandon, P. R. (2012, Jan). Statistics for planning school-randomized experiments in Hawaii. Presented at the Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Brandon, P. R., Lawton, B. E., & Harrison, G. (2011, Nov). Intraclass correlation coefficients and effect sizes for planning school-randomized experiments. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.   Details
    • Brandon, P. R., Lawton, B., & Harrison, G. M. (2011, Nov). Intraclass correlation coefficients and effect sizes for school-randomized experiments. Presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.   Details
    • Brandon, P. R., Lawton, B., & Harrison, G. (2011, Apr). Development and validation of the Interest-in-the-Arts Questionnaire. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.   Details
    • Brandon, P. R., & Harrison, G. M. (2010, Sep). Statistics for planning school-randomized experiments in Hawai‘i. Presented at the annual meeting of the Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association - poster session, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Multimedia Contributions

    • Harrison, G. (2012). A SAS macro for estimating education-study statistical power parameters [Computer software code].    Details
    • Research / Evaluation Reports

    • Lawton, B. E., Vallin, L., Harrison, G., & Philippoff, J. (2013). Hawai`i-Pacific Evaluation Association (H-PEA) 2012 Conference and Pre-conference Evaluation Report. Report submitted to the Hawai`i-Pacific Evaluation Association. Honolulu, HI: Hawai`i-Pacific Evaluation Association.   Details
    • Harrison, G., Vallin, L., Brandon, P. R., Seraphin, K. D., & Philippoff, J. (2013). The Teaching Science as Inquiry-Aquatic project in 2011–2012: A report for participating Hawai‘i Island teachers. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Curriculum Research & Development Group.   Details
    • Harrison, G., Vallin, L., Brandon, P. R., Seraphin, K. D., & Philippoff, J. (2013). The Teaching Science as Inquiry-Aquatic project in 2011–2012: A report for participating Maui County teachers. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Curriculum Research & Development Group.   Details
    • Harrison, G., Vallin, L., Brandon, P. R., Seraphin, K. D., & Philippoff, J. (2013). The Teaching Science as Inquiry-Aquatic project in 2010–2012: A report for participating O‘ahu teachers. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Curriculum Research & Development Group.   Details