Dr. Demers is a mixed-methods researcher with over 10 years of evaluation experience. Her quantitative expertise lies in the application of advanced regression techniques such as hierarchical linear modeling and structural equation modeling, the development of valid and reliable survey instruments, the creation of observation and scoring rubrics, and best practices for estimating inter-rater reliability. Her qualitative expertise is focused on the collection and analysis of interview data, specifically the assessment of fidelity of implementation and participation in education interventions.
- Director, Education Evaluation Core, Boston University School of Medicine
- University of Massachusetts Amherst, PhD
- Published on 1/1/2019
Stylianou, D, Stroud, R, Cassidy, M, Stephens, A, Knuth, E, Gardiner, A & Demers, LB. Putting early algebra in the hands of elementary school teachers: examining fidelity of implementation and its relation to student performance. Infancia y Aprendizaje (Journal for the Study of Education and Development). 2019.
- Published on 10/3/2018
Childs, E. Demers, L.B. . Qualitative coding boot camp: an intensive training and overview for clinicians, educators, and administrators. MedEdPORTAL. 2018; 10768(14).
- Published on 9/18/2018
Dubois L, Marsh T, Demers LB. Program Coordinator Professional Development: Definition, Perception of Importance, Motivating Factors, and Barriers. Am J Med. 2019 Jan; 132(1):114-118. PMID: 30240687.
- Published on 7/18/2018
Young ME, Demers LB, Parker V, Day H, Chao S. Posthospital home visit as teaching tool for internal medicine residents. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2018 Jul 18; 1-8. PMID: 30020032.
- Published on 1/1/2018
Woodman, A.C., Demers, L. Crossman, M.K., Warfield, M.E., Hauser-Cram, P. . Part C Early Intervention dosage and growth in adaptive skills from early childhood through adolescence. Early Childhood Research Quarterly. 2018; 43:73-82.
- Published on 1/1/2016
Kirkorian, H.L., Lavigne, H.J., Hanson, K.G., Troseth, G.L., Demers, L.B. & Anderson, D.R. Video deficit in toddlers' object retrieval: what eye movements reveal about online cognition. Infancy. 2016; 21:37-64.
- Published on 1/1/2015
Casey, B.M., Pezaris, E., Fineman, B., Pollock, A., Demers, L.B. & Dearing, E. . A longitudingal analysis of early spatial skills compared to arithmetic and verbal skills as predictors of fifth-grade girls' math reasoning. Learning and Individual Differences. 2015; 40:90-100.
- Published on 10/16/2012
Demers LB, Hanson KG, Kirkorian HL, Pempek TA, Anderson DR. Infant gaze following during parent-infant coviewing of baby videos. Child Dev. 2013 Mar-Apr; 84(2):591-603. PMID: 23072612.
- Published on 1/1/2010
Pempek, T.A., Demers, L.B., Hanson, K.G., Kirkorian, H.L. & Anderson, D.R. The impact of baby videos on parent child interactions. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. 2010; 32(1).