Since 1999, Matthew has served as a biology lecturer at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) where he teaches large lectures of Marine Biology & Introductory Biology. He also teaches smaller sections of Marine Biology and Introduction to Inland Marine Research.
One of his primary responsibilities at BGSU includes overseeing the BGSU Marine Laboratory where he coordinates daily activities, including training and educational outreach. He oversees about 60 lab assistants each semester.
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Partin, M. L., & Haney, J. J. (2012). The CLEM Model: Path Analysis of the Mediating Effects of Attitudes and Motivational Beliefs on the Relationship Between Perceived Learning Environment and Course Performance in an Undergraduate Non-major Biology Course. Learning Environments Research, 15(1).
Partin, M. L., Haney, J. J., Worch, E. "Rick" A., Underwood, E. M., Nurnberger-Haag, J. A., Scheuermann, A., & Midden, W. R. (2011). Yes I Can! The contributions of motivation and attitudes on course performance among biology non-majors. Journal of College Science Teaching, 40(6), 86–95.
Partin, M. L., & Worch, E. "Rick" A. (2011). The virtual tour and implications for synchronous distance education. International Journal of Instructional Media, 38(3), 261–271.