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Lisa Beall

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FYE Assessment and Development

Office of Undergraduate Education

Sherman Hall, Room #114

(410) 455-5692

lisabeall@umbc.edu

Lisa Beall has been involved in program evaluation and assessment since joining the Office of Undergraduate Education in 2010. She is responsible for planning and implementing assessment of learning outcomes for students participating in first year experience programs such as the Introduction to an Honors University seminar, First Year Seminar, and Transfer Student Seminar. She also participates in evaluating and redefining first year program goals and outcomes, developing new curricula, and providing instructor training.

Lisa earned a Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology from UMBC in 2011. Her research centered on educational aspects of development, including metacognition, learning strategies, and reading attitudes and behavior. Her dissertation tested relations between the formation of specific behavioral intentions and elementary-aged students’ subsequent reading behavior. She has presented at the American Educational Research Association and Society for the Scientific Study of Reading annual conferences.