Research, evaluation, and scholarship are closely related endeavors. Research is the systematic discovery or collection of information or knowledge; evaluation is the formal determination of efficacy or value; and scholarship is the thoughtful sharing of information, knowledge, or expertise. They are related because acceptable evaluation and scholarship rely on the procedures of formal research.

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Existing specialty schools as leverage for behavioral sciences research on teaching and learning in STEM fields, Christopher G. Kolar and Heather Sondel

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Specialized Science High Schools: Exploring Contributions of the Model to Adolescent Talent Development Specialized Science, Christopher G. Kolar, Tracy L. Cross, Rena F. Subotnik, and Paula Olszewski-Kubilius

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Your IRB: Educating Students, Monitoring Student Research, and Safeguarding Students as Research Subjects, Christopher G. Kolar and Judith A. Scheppler

Conference Papers/Presentations

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Assessing High School Gifted Student Progress in Science Through Misconceptions and MOSART, Christopher G. Kolar and Evelyn Ho-Wisniewski

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Retention of Talented STEM Students in the Illinois Higher Education Pipeline: Initial Baccalaureate Outcomes of IMSA Graduates, Christopher G. Kolar and Carissa Rosine

Online Publications

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Experiential Learning at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Michelle Kolar, Dora Phillips, and Christopher G. Kolar