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student absenteeism; exclusionary discipline; educator’s labor market and effectiveness; school reform; health and education; higher education; causal inference; text as data.
item response theory, psychometrics, test theory, statistical inference, Latent variable modeling
Dr. Rossina Zamora Liu's scholarship focuses on antiracist, racial and social justice education; the onto-epistemologies of White supremacy and anti-Blackness in education; counterstorytelling and counternarratives in pedagogical and research methods; and cross-racial coalition and solidarity among Black and non-Black communities of Color.
Facilitating scientific thinking, reasoning, and evaluations in classroom contexts. Promoting understanding and conceptual change of socio-scientific topics through cognitive, emotional, socio-behavioral, and agentic engagement.
Bilingualism, applied linguistics, codeswitching, bilingual education, dual language education.
Bilingual/Dual Language Education programs; equitable access to specialized school programs; EL learner engagement; parent choice; gentrification; family language policy; and social justice
sociocultural approaches to second language acquisition focusing on dual language learners (ESOL students), peer interaction, language exchange, and teacher learning to build upon students' linguistic and cultural diversity
digital literacy; educational technology and equity; civic education; history/social studies education; teacher education
Evidence-centered design, cognitive psychology and assessment