David E. Drew  
 

I publish work that speaks to practitioners in addition to my
academic or technical writing
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Recent Articles (since 2000)

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Science Policy, Technology Development, and Economic Growth
  • "Stepping it up in STEM education: Q and A with David E. Drew" Metro New York, March 25, 2013
  • "Q&A with David Drew: Broadening STEM education and debunking its myths" The Hechinger Report, December 16, 2011
  • "The Five Misconceptions About Teaching Math and Science: American education has not declined and other surprising truths." Slate, June 19, 2012
  • "Why U.S. can’t get back to head of the class (because it was never there)" Washington Post, July 2, 2012

Graduate Education: University Management, Research Productivity
  • "Academic’s Glass Ceiling:  IHEs Must Work Harder to Reverse Prejudiced Beliefs About the Male/Female Achievement Gap."  University Business, March, 2005
  • What They Didn’t Teach You in Graduate School I:  Completing Graduate School and Securing Your First Job," Inside Higher Education, November 30, 2005, (co-author)
  • "What They Didn’t Teach You in Graduate School II:  Teaching, Service, Research, and Grantsmanship," Inside Higher Education, December 8, 2005, (co-author)
  • "What They Didn’t Teach You in Graduate School III:  Tenure, Rank, and Working with Department Chairs," Inside Higher Education, December 28, 2005, (co-author)
  • "What They Didn’t Teach You in Graduate School IV:  Life as an Academic," Inside Higher Education, January 13, 2006, (co-author)
  • "What They Didn’t Teach You in Graduate School," Chronicle of Higher Education, April 25, 2008, p. 26 (Back Page),(co-author)
  • "On the Journal Impact Factor:  A Historical Perspective," Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Volume 25, pp. 177-182, July, 2009
  • "What They Didn't Teach You in Graduate School 2.0" The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 27, 2012, (co-author)

Undergraduate Education

Monographs, and Technical Reports

  • Evaluation of the Undergraduate Reform Initiative, prepared for the California State University, Fullerton, December, 2000
  • Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation Review Panel Reports, 1996-2009, (co-author)
  • Evaluation Team Site Visit Report.  Houston Alliance for Minority Participation, 2001-2009, (co-author)
  • Evaluating Systematic Learning Objectives in California Community Colleges, Final Report of the WASC Evaluation Review Committee, Oakland, Ca., 2007, (co-author)
  • Evaluation of the Texas Southern University Science and Technology Enhancement Progam, 2009, (co-author)
  • Evaluation of the Claremont Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence Initiative: Year One, 2008, (co-author)
  • Evaluation of the Claremont Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence Initiative:  Longitudinal Findings, 2009, (co-author)

Articles and Reviews

  • "Billionaire dropouts are not the rule" Washington Post, November 4, 2011
  • "Bank on What College Delivers, Not on What „Apprentice‟ Presents," distributed on the Knight Ridder network and appeared in about a dozen newspapers, including the Detroit Free Press and the Las Vegas Review Journal, March 24, 2005
  • "Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence (AISS): An introductory biology, chemistry, and physics course." in the Journal of Chemical Education, 86(11), 1295-1299, 2009 (co-author)

K-12 Education
  • "Five reasons to be optimistic about education in America" The Lybbaverse, April 23, 2013
  • "Hawaii was trailblazer in quest for public worker rights" Star Advertiser, May 1, 2011
  • The Effects of Elementary School Achievement on High Stakes Test Performance in High School, Technical Report prepared for the Los Angeles Unified School District, April, 2005 (co-author)
  • "Tell Students:  Yes, You Can," Op-Ed article, USA Today, 2/7/01
  • "Five Things Most People Believe About American Education That Are Wrong," The CGU Flame, Claremont, CA, Spring, 2004
  • "Three Flaws in the Education System and How to Fix Them," The Claremont Letter, October, 2005
  • "Students Need Good Teachers More Than Tests," Los Angeles Times Education Blog, October 23, 2008

Social, Economic, and Political Trends

Articles and Reviews

  • "California Far From Unique," Providence Journal, October 3, 2003
  • "Governor’s Mentoring Machinery," Sacramento Bee, June 12, 2005
  • "Getting Grounded in the Post Hometown World," Christian Science Monitor, August 5, 2005, (co-author, reprinted in a number of newspapers, including publications in Taiwan and the Vatican)
  • "Too Many Options Dilute Shared Experience,"  Christian Science Monitor, March 6, 2006, (co-author, reprinted in a number of newspapers)
  • "Will Another White Male Be Elected President in 2008?" Christian Science Monitor, January 5, 2007, (co-author, reprinted in a number of newspapers)
  • "Presidential Quiz," Christian Science Monitor, January 5, 2007, (co-author, reprinted in a number of newspapers)

Evaluation Techniques and the Policy Research Process

Articles and Reviews

  • "On the Journal Impact Factor:  A Historical Perspective," Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Volume 25, pp. 177-182, July, 2009

Information Systems, Computers and Technology
  • "Understanding the value proposition of health information exchange: the case of uncompensated care cost recovery", Health Systems, Volume 2, pp. 134-146, December, 2012 (co-author)
  • "ScienceMaps:  An Online Resource Portal for Standards-Based Science Instruction Using Geographic Information System Technolgy, in Emerging Spatial Information Systems and Applications", 2007 (co-author)

Forthcoming Publications
  • "Danger in the Defaults: The Case of Multicollinearity in Applied Research."
  • How to Teach Statistics to Anyone
  • Wish I Didn‟t Know Now What I Didn‟t Know Then: Harvard in the 1960's