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  • George 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

    Area(s) of Interest

    • Evaluation and assessment

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 956-4919

    Office

    Castle Memorial Hall
    118

    Email

    georgeha@hawaii.edu

    Homepage

    No home page provided.

    Curriculum Vitae

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    Scholarly Works

      Book Chapters

    • Lewis, N. R., Harrison, G. M., Sam, A. F. A., & Brandon, P. R. (2015). Evaluatorsʻ Perspectives on Research on Evaluation. In P. Brandon (Ed.), New Directions for Evaluation (Vol. 2015 Iss. 148, pp. 89–102). MA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
    • Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L. M., Lawton, B. E., Philippoff, J. K., Seraphin, K. D., & Brandon, P. R. (2014). Evaluation plan and methods. In K. D. 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.
    • Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L., Lawton, B. E., Philippoff, J. K., Seraphin, K. D., & Brandon, P. R. (2014). Summary of the findings for each evaluation question. In K. D. 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.
    • Journal Articles

    • Seraphin, K. D., Harrison, G. M., Philippoff, J. K., Brandon, P. R., Nguyen, T. T. T., Lawton, B. E., & Vallin, L. M. (2017). Teaching aquatic science as inquiry through professional development:Teacher characteristics and student outcomes. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Advance online publication.
    • Harrison, G. M., & Vallin, L. M. (2017). Evaluating the Metacognitive Awareness Inventory using empirical factor-structure evidence. Metacognition and Learning, Advance online publication.
    • Harrison, G. M., Seraphin, K. D., Philippoff, J. K., Vallin, L. M., & Brandon, P. R. (2015). Comparing models of nature of science dimensionality based on the Next Generation Science Standards. International Journal of Science Education, 37, 1321–1342.
    • Harrison, G. M. (2015). Non-numeric intrajudge consistency feedback in an Angoff procedure. Journal of Educational Measurement, 52, 399–418.
    • Brandon, P. R., Lawton, B. E., & Harrison, G. M. (2014). Issues of rigor and feasibility when observing the quality of educational program implementation: A case study. Evaluation and Program Planning, 44, 75–80.
    • Brandon, P. R., Harrison, G. M., & 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.
    • Presentations

    • Harrison, G. M. (2017, January). The case for forced-choice format questionnaires to measure self-regulation. Presented at annual meeting of the Hawai‘i Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI.
    • Harrison, G. M. (2016, September). Using a validity argument to plan better surveys. Presented at annual meeting of the Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association, Kāne‘ohe, HI.
    • Harrison, G. M., & Harrison, G. M. (2016, November). Transformations in English entrance exams. Presented at 42nd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, Nagoya, Japan.
    • Harrison, G. M., & Harrison, G. M. (2016, November). Transformations in English entrance exams. Presented at 42nd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, Nagoya, Japan.
    • Harrison, G. M. (2016, November). Validity arguments for language program surveys. Presented at 42nd Annual International Conference on Language Teaching and Learning, Nagoya, Japan.
    • Harrison, G. M., & Vallin, L. M. (2016, January). Empirical evidence about the factor structure of the Metacognitive Awareness Inventory. Presented at Hawaii Educational Research Association annual conference, Honolulu, HI.
    • Harrison, G. M., & Vallin, L. M. (2016, April). Empirical evidence about the factor structure of the Metacognitive Awareness Inventory. Presented at annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.
    • Harrison, G. M. (2016, April). Switching between models to measure metacognition. Presented at biennial International Objective Measurement Workshop, Washington, D.C.
    • Harrison, G. M., Lewis, N. R., & Brandon, P. R. (2015, September). Applying the theory of planned behavior to model evaluators’ research-on-evaluation beliefs and involvement. Presented at annual meeting of the Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association, Kāne‘ohe, HI.
    • Harrison, G. M., Lewis, N. R., Ah_Sam, A. A., & Brandon, P. R. (2015, November). Evaluators’ perceptions of published research on evaluation. Presented at annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Chicago, IL.
    • Lewis, N. R., Sam, A. F. A., Harrison, G. M., & Brandon, P. R. (2015, November). An increasing use of and involvement in research on evaluation: Preliminary report of evaluators’ suggestions. Presented at American Evaluation Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
    • Lewis, N. R., Harrison, G. M., Sam, A. F. A., & Brandon, P. R. (2014, September). Evaluators’ perspectives on research on evaluation. Presented at Hawaii-Pacific Evaluation Association Conference, Kaneohe, HI.
    • Harrison, G. M. (2014, April). Modeling the dimensionality of nature-of-science understanding. Presented at biennial International Objective Measurement Workshop, Philadelphia, PA.
    • Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L. M., Philippoff, J. K., Brandon, P. R., & Seraphin, K. D. (2014, April). Balancing development and measurement needs in an evaluation of a program under development. Presented at annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
    • Harrison, G. M. (2014, April). The effects of intrajudge consistency feedback in an Angoff standard-setting procedure. Presented at annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA.
    • Philippoff, J. K., Seraphin, K. D., Nguyen, T. T. T., Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L. M., & Brandon, P. R. (2014, April). Aquatic science, hybrid structure, and metacognitive strategies: Innovative aspects of a science professional development. Presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
    • Philippoff, J. K., Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L. M., Seraphin, K. D., Lawton, B. E., & Brandon, P. R. (2013, September). The planning and implementation of an evaluation of the Teaching Science as Inquiry (TSI) Aquatic professional development program. Presented at Hawaii-Pacific Evaluation Association annual conference, Kaneohe, HI.
    • Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L., Philippoff, J. K., & Brandon, P. R. (2013, September). Balancing outcomes measurement demands with the complexities of program development. Presented at Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association, Kāne‘ohe, HI.
    • Philippoff, J. K., Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L., Seraphin, K. D., Lawton, B. E., & Brandon, P. R. (2013, September). The Planning and Implementation of an Evaluation of the Teaching Science as Inquiry (TSI) Aquatic Professional Development Program. Presented at meeting of the Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association, Kane‘ohe, HI.
    • Seraphin, K. D., Philippoff, J. K., Harrison, G. M., & Brandon, P. R. (2013, September). Effects of the Teaching Science as Inquiry (TSI) Aquatic professional development course for middle- and high-school teachers. Presented at Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness annual conference, Washington, D.C.
    • Harrison, G. M. (2013, February). Rigor of performance standards by panelists with and without experience teaching examinees. Presented at Hawai‘i Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI.
    • Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L. M., & Brandon, P. R. (2012, September). Scoring teachers’ responses to mini-vignettes for measuring professional-development effects. Presented at Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association, Kāne‘ohe, HI.
    • Harrison, G. M., & Vallin, L. M. (2012, October). Developments in measuring teachers’ knowledge and practice in teaching science as inquiry. Presented at American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.
    • Harrison, G. M. (2012, January). Charting L1 vocabulary growth with the Vocabulary Size Test: Rasch-based validation for L2 interpretation. Presented at Second Language Research Forum, Pittsburgh, PA.
    • Harrison, G. M., & Brandon, P. R. (2012, January). Statistics for planning school-randomized experiments in Hawaii. Presented at Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association, Honolulu, HI.
    • Harrison, G. M. (2012, January). Vocabulary growth of middle- and high-school students. Presented at University Laboratory School-Curriculum Research & Development Group research meeting, Honolulu, HI.
    • Seraphin, K. D., Brandon, P. R., Philippoff, J. K., Lurie, M., Philippoff, J. K., Kaupp, L. J., … Vallin, L. (2012, February). Symposium on Impacting Inquiry Skills of Students and Teachers through an Accessible Professional Development Series in Aquatic Science. Presented at Hawaii Educational Research Association, Honolulu, HI.
    • Harrison, G. M., Brandon, P. R., & Lawton, B. (2012, April). Observing the quality of integrating the arts into elementary school reading instruction. Presented at annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, B. C.
    • Harrison, G. M., Brandon, P. R., & Lawton, B. E. (2012, April). Observing the quality of integrating the arts into elementary school reading instruction. Presented at annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Vancouver. British Columbia, Canada.
    • Brandon, P. R., Harrison, G. M., & Lawton, B. E. (2011, November). Intraclass correlation coefficients and effect sizes for school-randomized experiments. Presented at meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.
    • Brandon, P. R., Lawton, B. E., & Harrison, G. M. (2011, November). Intraclass correlation coefficients and effect sizes for planning school-randomized experiments. Presented at annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.
    • Brandon, P. R., Lawton, B., & Harrison, G. M. (2011, April). Development and validation of the Interest-in-the-Arts Questionnaire. Presented at annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.
    • Brandon, P. R., & Harrison, G. M. (2010, September). Statistics for planning school-randomized experiments in Hawai‘i. Presented at annual meeting of the Hawai‘i-Pacific Evaluation Association - poster session, Honolulu, HI.
    • Multimedia Contributions

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

    • Harrison, G. M., Brandon, P. R., Vallin, L. M., Seraphin, K. D., & Philippoff, J. K. (2013, January). 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.
    • Harrison, G. M., Brandon, P. R., Vallin, L. M., Seraphin, K. D., & Philippoff, J. K. (2013, January). 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.
    • Harrison, G. M., Brandon, P. R., Vallin, L. M., Seraphin, K. D., & Philippoff, J. K. (2013, January). 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.
    • Lawton, B. E., Harrison, G. M., Vallin, L., & Philippoff, J. K. (2013, February). 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.