The following is a list of on-going research projects being carried out by the ASSETS Research Group and its collaborators.

Heart Check Journaling Project

  • Research Question: Can time spent journaling in science classes result in better grades and greater motivation to pursue a STEM degree?
  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Alegra Eroy-Reveles
  • Student Investigators: Khanh Tran, Imani Davis, Isela Hernandez, Josh Kincannon

Utility Value Intervention in Chemistry

  • Research Question: Does writing about the value of what you are learning increase performance in chemistry classes and lead to taking more chemistry courses?
  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Alegra Eroy-Reveles
  • Students Investigators: Michael Choi, Sinai Dennis, Emily Zepeda
  • Collaborators: Jill Nagy, Gerald Young, and UCSF’s Dr. Mica Estrada (SF BUILD E-team); Stacy Priniski, Cameron Hecht, and Dr. Judith Harackiewicz (University of Wisconsin, Madison)