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Faculty: Ross Larsen

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Ross Larsen

Ross Larsen

Title

Associate Professor

Department:

IPT, EIME

Contact Information

Office: 150-F MCKB

Phone: 801-422-2637

Email: nope@Ross.Larsen@byu.edumsn.com

Brief Biography

Dr. Larsen received his undergraduate and masters degree in statistics at BYU. He furthered his education by studying Educational Psychology with an emphasis on Research and Measurement at Texas A & M where he got his PhD. He has worked as a post-doctoral researcher and researcher scientist at the University of Virginia and as an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is happy to be teaching here at BYU.

Teaching Interests

One of my primary strengths is enthusiasm in the teaching of statistics. It is truly exciting to share my knowledge with others so they, too, can analyze data and make decisions based on data. Statistics can be fun when taught well, and this can relieve the anxiety that many students enter the class with.

Research Interests

My research encompasses much of what confronts a social scientist when they are analyzing data and validating theory.    Two defining themes that motivate my research are: (a) common methodological social science issues and (b) comprehensive structural equation modeling.

Selected Publications

Mathematical knowledge for teaching, standards-based mathematics teaching practices, and student achievement in the context of the responsive classroom approach

  • Authors: Ottmar, Erin; Rimm-Kaufman, Sara; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Berry, R.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Contributions of three student engagement measures on fifth grade students’ social competence and achievement in math class.

  • Authors: Baroody, A.; Rimm-Kaufman, S.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Curby, T.
  • Publication Type: Other

Direct and Indirect Effects of Principal Leadership on Teacher Quality and Mathematics Achievement in the Context of the Responsive Classroom Approach

  • Authors: Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Wanless, Shannon; Rimm-Kaufman, Sara; Curby, Timothy
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book

An ecological perspective on literacy skills in German third graders: Examining the role of student and context characteristics.

  • Authors: Suchodoletz, A.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Gunzenhauser, C.; Fasche , A.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

To What Extent Do Teacher–Student Interaction Quality and Student Gender Contribute to Fifth Graders’ Engagement in Mathematics Learning?

  • Authors: Rimm-Kaufman, Sara; Baroody, Alison; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Curby, Tim; Abry, Tashia
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The impact of participation in the Advanced Placement program on students' college admissions test scores

  • Authors: Warne, R.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Anderson, B. ; Odasso, A.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Reading and spelling skills in German third graders: Examining the role of student and context characteristics

  • Authors: Suchodoletz, A.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Gunzenhauser, C.; Fasche, A.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Perspectives of self-regulation among young children in Kosovo: Do parents', teachers', and assessor reports' differ from direct measures?

  • Authors: Suchodoletz, A.; Uka, F.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Observing children's interactions in kindergarten classrooms: The Individualized Classroom Assessment Scoring System

  • Authors: Suchodoletz, A.; Gunzenhauser, C.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Self-regulation across different contexts: Findings in young Albanian children.

  • Authors: Suchodoletz, Antje; Uka, Fitim; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Engagement in Training as a Mechanism to Understanding Fidelity of Implementation of the Responsive Classroom Approach

  • Authors: Wanless, Shannon; Rimm-Kaufmann, Sarah; Abry, Tashia; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Patton, Christine
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Developmental trajectories of aggression, prosocial behavior, and social–cognitive problem solving in emerging adolescents with clinically elevated attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms.

  • Authors: Kofler, M.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Sarver, D. ; Tolan, P.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Bidirectional associations between perceived parental support for violent and nonviolent responses and early adolescent aggressive and effective nonviolent behaviors.

  • Authors: Garthe, Rachel; Sullivan, Terri; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

A Multi-Experimental Examination of Analyzing Mouse Cursor Trajectories to Gauge Subject Uncertainty

  • Authors: Jenkins, Jeffrey Lyne; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Bodily, Robert; Sandberg, Daniel ; Williams, Parker; Stokes, Steve; Harris, Spencer; Valacich, Joseph
  • Publication Type: Conference Proceedings

How positive processes function in negative relationships: Dispositional gratitude moderates the association between affective need and frequency of dating violence victimization

  • Authors: Griffin, Brandon; Garthe, Rachel; Worthington Jr., Everett; Sullivan, Terri; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Lavelock, Caroline; Davis, Dan
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

A Multi-method Approach for Describing the Contributions of Student Engagement on Fifth Grade Students' Social Competence and Achievement in Mathematics

  • Authors: Baroody, Alison; Rimm-Kaufman, Sara; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Curby, Timothy
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Unpacking intervention effects: Teacher responsiveness as a mediator of perceived intervention quality and change in teaching practice.

  • Authors: LoCasale-Crouch, J.; DeCoster, J.; Cabell, S.Q.; Pianta, R.C.; Hamre, B.K.; Downer, J.; Hatfield, B.E.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Burchinal, M.; Howes, C.; LeParo, K.; Scott-Little, C.; Roberts, A.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Social and psychological factors associated with adolescent physical activity.

  • Authors: Garcia, J.; Sirard, J.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Bruening, M.; Wall, M.; Neumark-Sztainer, D.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Missing data Imputation versus full information likelihood with second level dependencies.

  • Authors: Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Validation of an Exercise Instrument for US-Mexico border Spanish Speakers

  • Authors: Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Mier, N.; Tanguma, J.; Topolski, T.; Alen, M.; Villarreal, E.; Ory, M.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Food shelf life: Estimation and optimal design

  • Authors: Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Schaalje, G.; Lawson, J.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Factor structure and psychometrics of the Adolescent Health Risk Behavior survey instrument

  • Authors: Smith, M.; McKyer, E.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Older women in a statewide evidence-based falls prevention program: Who enrolls and what benefits are obtained?

  • Authors: Smith, M.; Wade, A.; Ory, M.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Integrated prioritized comprehension and vocabulary strategies in social studies: An examination of the relative effects of different models.

  • Authors: Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Hairrell, A.; Vaughn, S.; Edmonds, M.; Swanson, E. ; Simmons, D. ; Rupley, W.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Examining the impact of teach quality on fourth-grade students' comprehension and content-area acheivement

  • Authors: Hairrell, A.; Rupley, W.; Edmonds, M.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Simmons, D.; Willson, V.; Byrns, G.; Vaughn, S.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Estimating confidence intervals for eigenvalues in exploratory factor analysis

  • Authors: Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Warne, R.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

A comparison of multiple-strategy methods: Effects on fouth-grade students'general and content-specific reading comprehension and vocabulary development

  • Authors: Simmons, D.; Hairrell, A.; Edmonds, M.; Vaughn, S.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Willson, V.; Rupley, W.; Byrns, G.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Monitoring academic and social skills in elementary school: A psychometric evaluation of the Classroom Performance Survey.

  • Authors: Caldarella, Paul; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Williams, Leslie; Wehby, Joseph; Wills, Howard; Kamps, Deborah
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Applying New Methods to the Measurement of Fidelity of Implementation: Examining the Critical Ingredients of the Responsive Classroom Approach in Relation to Mathematics Achievement.

  • Authors: Abry, Tashia ; Rimm-Kaufman, Sara; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Brewer, Alix
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Perceived Accuracy of Popular Culture Magazine Content and Perceptions of Female Sexual Response: A Pilot Study

  • Authors: Smith, M.; Maitland , J.; Wilson, K.; Menn, M.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The influence of fidelity of implementation on teacher-student interaction quality in the context of a randomized controlled trial of the Responsive Classroom approach.

  • Authors: Abry, T.; Rimm-Kaufman, S.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Brewer, A.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Does the responsive classroom approach affect the use of standard-based mathematics teaching practices?

  • Authors: Ottmar, E.; Rimm-Kaufman, S.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Berry, R.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Trajectories of life satisfaction during middle school: Relations to developmental‐ecological microsystems and student functioning

  • Authors: Tolan, P.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The link between Responsive Classroom training and student-teacher relationship quality in the fifth grade: A study of fidelity of implementation

  • Authors: Baroody, Allison; Rimm-Kaufman, Sara; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Curby, Tim
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Evaluating a proposed modification of the Guttman rule for determining the number of factors in an exploratory factor analysis

  • Authors: Warne, Russell; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Efficacy of the Responsive Classroom Approach: Results From a 3-Year, Longitudinal Randomized Controlled Trial

  • Authors: Rimm-Kaufman, Sara; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Curby, Timothy; Baroody, Alison; Merritt, Eileen ; Abry, Tashia; Ko, Michelle; Thomas, Julia; DeCoster, Jamie
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Low base rates and a high IQ selection threshold prevented Terman from identifying future Nobelists

  • Authors: Warne, Russell; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Exploring a bidirectional model of executive functions and fluid intelligence

  • Authors: Uka, Fitim; von Suchodoletz, Antje; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Gunzenhauser, Catherine
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Examination of teacher–child interactions in early childhood education programmes in the United Arab Emirates

  • Authors: von Suchodoletz, A.; Barza, L.; Larsen, Ross
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Associations between effortful and automatic aspects of self-regulation in kindergarten children.

  • Authors: Suchodoletz, A.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Nadyukova, I.
  • Publication Type: Conference Proceedings

Measuring cultural aspects of teacher-child interactions to foster equitable developmental opportunities for young Latino children

  • Authors: Jensen, Bryant Troy; Mejia-Arauz, Rebeca; Grajeda, Sara; Garcia Toranzo, Sara; Encinas, Jorge; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

An ecological analysis of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System in K-1 Mexican classrooms

  • Authors: Jensen, Bryant Troy; Martinez, M; Medina, Adan; Martinez, Jose; Cox, C; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Elementary Teacher Characteristics, Practices, and Science Subject Matter Knowledge: Understanding the Relationships through Structural Equation Modeling

  • Authors: Smith, Leigh Knight; Nixon, Ryan Stephen; Sudweeks, Richard R; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Effects of teachers' praise-to-reprimand ratios on elementary students’ on-task behaviour.

  • Authors: Caldarella, Paul; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Williams, Leslie; Downs, Kade; Wills, Howard; Wehby, Joseph
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Test-enhanced learning and incentives in biology education

  • Authors: St Clair, Bryn; Putnam, Paul; Miller, Harold L; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Jensen, Jamie L
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

K-12 blended teaching readiness: Model and instrument development

  • Authors: Graham, Charles R; Borup, Jered; Pulham, Emily ; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Investigating quality indicators of early childhood education programs in Kosovo, Ukraine and Finland

  • Authors: Suchodolezt, Antje; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

DECISION-BASED LEARNING IN MULTIPLE REGRESSION AND STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELING COURSES

  • Authors: Howland, Shiloh; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book

Measuring Teacher Beliefs About Coding and Computational Thinking

  • Authors: Rich, Peter; Larsen, Ross; Mason, Stacie
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Effects of middle school teachers' praise-to-reprimand ratios on students' classroom behavior

  • Authors: Caldarella, Paul; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Williams, Leslie
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

“Stop doing that!”: Effects of teacher reprimands on student disruptive behavior and engagement.

  • Authors: Caldarella, Paul; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Williams, Leslie; Wills, Howard; Wehby, Joseph
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Temporal flexibility, online learning completion, and gender.

  • Authors: Veletsianos, George; Kimmons, Royce Matthew; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Rogers, Jacob
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Why do faculty resist change?

  • Authors: Dana, C; Soffe, B; Shipley, J; Licari, F; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Plummer, K; Bybee, Seth Mikaya; Jensen, Jamie L
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Validating a blended teaching readiness instrument for primary/secondary preservice teachers

  • Authors: Archibald, Douglas; Graham, Charles R; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Special education teacher stress: Coping strategies

  • Authors: Cancio, Edward; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Mathur, Sarup; Estes, Mary; Johns, Bev; Chang, Mei
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Evaluating the Impact of Social Media Marketing on Online Course Registration

  • Authors: Spackman, Jonathan; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Do students at-risk for EBD respond differently than their peers to teacher praise and reprimands?

  • Authors: Downs, K.; Caldarella, Paul; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Conference Proceedings

Investigating student engagement in blended learning settings using experience sampling and structural equation modeling.

  • Authors: Manwaring, Kristine; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Graham, Charles R; Henrie, Curtis; Halverson, Lisa
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Effects of CW-FIT on teachers’ ratings of elementary school students at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders

  • Authors: Caldarella, Paul; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Williams, Leslie; Wills, howard; Kamps, Deborah; Wehby, Joseph
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

The impact of a Flipped Classroom Model of Learning on a large undergraduate statistics class

  • Authors: Nielsen, Perpetua Lynne; Bean, Nathan; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Promoting low-income preschoolers' school readiness through a text messaging intervention

  • Authors: Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Baroody, A.; Ferretti, C.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Evaluating paraeducator-led reading interventions in elementary school: A multi-cutoff regression-discontinuity analysis.

  • Authors: Jones, Eli; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Sudweeks, Richard R; Young, K Richard; Gibb, Gordon Stanley
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Personal and contextual factors associated with growth in preschool teachers' self-efficacy beliefs during a longitudinal professional development study

  • Authors: von Suchodoletz, Antje; Jamil, Faiza ; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Hamre, Bridget
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Survey measuring elementary teacher’s implementation of standards-based Mathematics teaching: A psychometric analysis

  • Authors: Rino, Joseph; Bahr, Damon L; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Sudweeks, Richard R; Robinson, Jared; Everson, Kimberly; Monroe, Eula
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Piecewise Propensity Score Analysis: A New Method for Conducting Propensity Score Matching with Polytomous Ordinal Independent Variables

  • Authors: Bodily, Robert; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Warne, Russell
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Exploring the potential of LMS log data as a proxy measure of student engagement.

  • Authors: Henrie, Curtis; Bodily, Robert; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Graham, Charles R
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Exploring longitudinal changes in teacher expectancy effects on children's mathematics achievement

  • Authors: Jamil, F.; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Hamre, B.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Blended teaching readiness: Phase 2 – instrument development

  • Authors: Graham, Charles R; Borup, Jered; Pulham, Emily ; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew
  • Publication Type: Research Report

Substituting open educational resources for commercial curriculum materials: Effects on student mathematics achievement in elementary schools

  • Authors: Hilton, John L; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Wiley, David; Fischer, Lane
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Teacher praise and reprimands: The differential response of students at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders.

  • Authors: Downs, K ; Caldarella, Paul; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Charlton, Cade T; Wills, H.; Kamps, D.; Wehby, J.
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Teacher praise-to-reprimand ratios: Behavioral response of students at risk for EBD compared with typically developing peers.

  • Authors: Caldarella, Paul; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Williams, Leslie; Howard, Wills; Joseph, Wehby
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal

Adolescent sports participation and parent perceptions of resilience: A comparative study

  • Authors: Caldarella, Paul; Johnson, Jason; Larsen, Ross Allen Andrew; Heath, Melissa Ann; Warren, Jared Scott
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal