University of Missouri,USA




1973 Ph.D., University of Iowa, USA

1969 M.S., University of Northern Iowa, USA

1964 B.S., Iowa State University, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Barrow, L. & Fox, R. (in press). An analysis of TESOL faculty positions. TESOL Journal.
  2. Barrow, L. (in press). Encouraging creativity with K-12 scientific inquiry. International Journal of Creativity Education.
  3. Wissehr, C., Concannon, J. & Barrow, L. (in press). Looking back at the Sputnik era and its impact on science education. School Science & Mathematics.
  4. Sims, W., Jeffs, K. & Barrow, L. (in press). Help wanted: Music education positions in higher education, 2007-2008. Journal of Music Teacher Education.
  5. Wang, C. & Barrow, L. (in press). Characteristics and levels of sophistication: An analysis of chemistry students’ ability to think with mental models. Research in Science Education.
  6. Concannon, J. & Barrow, L. (2010). Men’s and women’s intentions to persist in undergraduate engineering degree programs. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 19, 133-145.
  7. Plummer, D. & Barrow, L. (2009). Line graphing skills and attitudes of college biology non-majors(pp 235—260). In I. Saleh and M. Khine (Eds), Fostering scientific habits of mind: pedagogical knowledge and best practices in science education. Boston: Sense Publishers.
  8. Concannon, J. & Barrow, L. (2009) A cross sectional study of engineering students’ self efficacy by gender, ethnicity, and transfer students. Journal of Science Education and Technology. 18. 163-172.
  9. Barrow L., Settlage, J. & Germann, P. (2008) Institutional research productivity in science education for the 1990s: Top 30 rankings. Journal of Science Education and Technology,17, 357-356.
  10. Barrow, L., Wissehr, C, & Ratley, C. (2008). Science notebooks facilitates weather literacy. The Earth Scientist, XXVIII, 3, 20-3.
  11. Barrow, L. (2008) Facilitating designs for inquiry with the four questions strategy. Science Activities. 45, 4,9-11.
  12. Bennett, L. Scholes, R. & Barrow, L. (2007). An analysis of social studies education positions. Theory and Research in Social Education, 35,665-9
  13. Barrow, L. & Robinson, R. (2002). Magnet trade book- Attracting and Repelling concepts. Journal of Elementary Science Education. 19, 1-12.
  14. Decker, T.; Summers, G. & Barrow, L. (2007) The treatment of geologic time and history of life on Earth in high school biology textbooks. American Biology Teacher. 69, 401-5.
  15. Barrow, L. Wissehr, C., & Ratley, C. (2007). Don’t forget about inquiry when teaching weather. The Earth Scientist,24, 2, 22-7.
  16. Barrow, L. (2007). An investigation of portfolio selection by preservice students in two elementary science methods classes. Eastern Education Journal, 36, 16-21.
  17. Odom, L. & Barrow, L. (2007). High school biology students’ knowledge and confidence for diffusion and osmosis concepts. School Science & Mathematics, 107, 94-101.
  18. Barrow, L. (2007). Bringing light onto shadows. Science & Children, 44, 9, 43-5.
  19. Barrow, L. (2006). A brief history of inquiry-From Dewey to Standards. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 17, 265-78.
  20. Barrow, L. & Germann. (2006) A study of science education positions, search processes and hiring practices. Educational Research Quarterly. 29, 52-61.
  21. Krantz, P. & Barrow, L. (2006) Inquiry with seeds to meet the science education standards. American Biology Teacher. 68, 92-7.
  22. Phillips, K. & Barrow, L. (2006). Investigating high school students’ science experiences and mechanics understanding. School, Science & Mathematics. 106, 702-80.
  23. Fadlhi, F. & Barrow, L. (2004). Are science/technology society activities in Earth Science textbooks? The Earth Scientist, 20(1) 30-6.