Skip to main content

Publications Related to Teaching and Learning


  1. A.M. Persky, E. Lee, L. Schlesselman, Perception of learning versus performance as outcomes measures of educational research, Am J Pharm Ed, accepted
  2. S. Dunham, E. Lee, A.M. Persky, The psychology of following instructions and its implications, Am J Pharm Educ, accepted
  3. B. Yang, J Razo, A.M. Persky, Testing as a learning tool, Am J Pharm Educ, 83(9), Article 7324, 2019
  4. A. Omary, A.M. Persky, Study of changes in working memory performance over a semester in student pharmacists, Am J Pharm Educ, 83(10: Article 7325, 2019
  5. A. Bush, M. Amechi, A.M. Persky An Exploration of Pharmacy Education Researchers’ Perceptions of and Experiences Conducting Qualitative Research: Challenges and Benefits. Am J Pharm Educ, accepted
  6. A.M. Persky, I. Kang, W.C. Cox, J.M. McLaughlin, An Exploration of the Relationships between Multiple Mini-Interview Scores and Personality Trait, Am J Pharm Educ, 83(8): Article 7240, 2019
  7. S. Palmer, Y. Chu, A.M. Persky Comparison of re-watching class recordings and retrieval practice as post-class learning strategies for long-term retention, Am J Pharm Educ, 83(9), Article 7217, 2019
  8. A.M. Persky, D. Dinsmore, Metacognitive changes and sources of confidence judgements in health professions classroom learning, Curr Dir Pharm Teach Learn, 11(4) 338-345, 2019
  9. J. Terenyi, H. Anksorus, A.M. Persky, Optimizing the spacing effect in the classroom setting using brand/generics, Am J Pharm Educ, Article 7029, 2019
  10. B. Patel, G. Yook, S. Mislan, A.M. Persky, Exploring Consequences on Memory of Students Knowing They Have Access to Recorded Lectures, Am J Pharm Educ, 83(5): Article 6958, 2019
  11. A.M. Persky, M. Medina, A.N. Castleberry, Developing critical thinking skills in pharmacy students, Am J Pharm Educ, 83(2): Article 7033, 2019.
  12. B. Patel, S. Mislan, G. Yook, A.M. Persky, Recorded lectures as a source of cognitive off-loading, Am J Pharm Educ, 83(5): Article 6793, 2019.
  13. A.M. Persky, K. Murphy, Investigating Whether Transfer of Learning in Pharmacy Students Depends More on Knowledge Storage or Accessibility, Am J Pharm Educ, 83(3): Article 6809, 2019
  14. A.M. Persky, J. Greene, H.A. Anksorus, K.A. Fuller, J. McLaughlin, Developing an Innovative, Comprehensive First-Year Capstone to Assess and Inform Student Learning and Curriculum Effectiveness, Am J Pharm Educ, 83(5): Article 6730, 2019
  15. A.M. Persky, A 3 year longitudinal study of student learning strategies, Curr Pharm Teach Learn, 10(11):1496-1500, 2018
  16. Y, Chu, S. Palmer, A.M. Persky, Assessing metacognition in the classroom: student help-seeking behavior, Curr Teach Learn Pharm, 10(11):1478-1487, 2018
  17. A.N. Castleberry, S.L. Haines, S.M. Stein, J.A. Van Amburgh, A.M. Persky, 5-Minute University: A Description and Discussion of 5-Minute Faculty Teaching Training Videos, J Faculty Develop, 3(2), 2018
  18. A. M. Persky, J.E. McLaughlin, Troubleshooting the Flipped Classroom in Medical Education: Common Challenges and Lessons Learned, Med Sci Educ, 28(1):235-241, 2018
  19. J. Greene, K.A. Fuller, A.M. Persky, Practical Tips for Integrating Clinical Relevance into Foundational Science Courses, Am J Pharm Educ, 82(5): Article 6603, 2018
  20. A.M. Persky, H Mierzwa, Determinants of the time to complete an examination: Knowledge, metacognition or personality? Am J Pharm Educ, 82(7): Article 6321, 2018
  21. A.M. Persky, S. Hudson, M. Jarsfter, Is learning improved when students generate and answer peer written questions? Am J Pharm Educ, 82(2): Article 6315, 2018
  22. J Terenyi, H. Anksorus, A.M. Persky, Learning brand name-generics: impact of spacing of practice, Am J Pharm Educ, 82(1): Article 6179, 2018
  23. J. McLaughlin, J. Khanova, A.M. Persky, N. Hathaway, W.C. Cox. Design, Implementation, and Outcomes of a Three-Week Pharmacy Bridging Course, Am J Pharm Educ, 81(7): Article 6313, 2017
  24. A.M. Persky, M Wells, K. Sanders, J Fiordalsi, C. Downey H. Anksorus, An interdisciplinary approach improving long-term retention of pharmacology knowledge, J Dent Educ, September 2017
  25. A.M. Persky, J. Robinson, Moving from novice to experts and its implications for instruction, Am J Pharm Educ, 81(9): Article 6065, 2017
  26. A.M. Persky, J. McLaughlin, The flipped classroom – from theory to practice in health professional education, Am J Pharm Educ, 81(6): Article 118, 2017
  27. A.M. Persky, A. Hogg. Study time for pre-class quizzes in a flipped classroom: influence of reading material characteristics, Am J Pharm Educ, 81(6): Article 103, 2017
  28. M.S. Medina, A.N. Castleberry, A.M. Persky, Strategies for improving learner metacognition in health professional education, Am J Pharm Educ, 81(4): Article 78, 2017
  29. A.M. Persky and S. Hudson, A snapshot of student study strategies across a professional pharmacy curriculum: are students using evidence-based practice? Curr Pharm Teach Learn, 8(2): 141-147, 2016
  30. A.M. Persky and F. Romanelli, Insights, Pearls, and Guidance on Successfully Producing and Publishing Educational Research, Am J Pharm Educ, accepted
  31. A.M. Persky, T. Henry, A. Campbell. An exploratory analysis of personality, attitudes, and study skills on the learning curve within a team-based learning environment, Am J Pharm Educ, 79(2), 2015.
  32. A.M. Persky, Qualitative analysis of animation versus reading for pre-class preparation in a “flipped” classroom in a professional pharmacy program, J Excel College Teach, 26(1): 2015
  33. A.M. Persky, R.E. Dupuis, An eight year retrospective study in “flipped” pharmacokinetics courses, Amer J Pharm Educ, 78(10), 2014
  34. A. Hedges, S. Miller, M. Scott, and A.M. Persky, Current environment of service learning within the school of pharmacy, Curr Pharm Teach Learn, 6(6): 884-890, 2014
  35. J. Lancaster, S. Stein, L. Garrelts MacLean, J. Van Amburgh, A.M. Persky, A review of Faculty development programs models to advance teaching and learning within health science programs: a review of literature, Am J Pharm Educ, Volume 78, Issue 5, Article 99, 2014
  36. A.M. Persky, J. Kirwin, C.J. Marasco, D.M. May, M. L. Skomo, and K. B. Kennedy, Classroom Attendance: Factors and Perceptions of Students, Faculty, and Administrators amongst schools of pharmacy, Curr Pharm Teach Learn, 6(1)1-9, 2014
  37. M.Z. Farland, B.L. Sicat., A.S. Franks, K.S. Pater, M.S. Medina, and A.M. Persky, Best practices for team-based learning in pharmacy education, Am J Pharm Educ, 77(8) Article 177 , 2013
  38. A.J. Greco, S.P. Ferreri, A.M. Persky, M.W. Marciniak, Characteristics of Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Pharmacy Residency Programs with a Secondary Emphasis on Academia, Am J Pharm Educ, 77(7): Article 143, 2013
  39. C. White, D.T. Howell, A.M. Persky, B. Louis, LM., Griffin, A. Simmons-Yon, K.L. Scolaro, Institutional strategies to achieve diversity and inclusion in pharmacy education: a results oriented, multi-faceted approach, Am J Pharm Educ, 77(5):Article 97, 2013
  40. W.C. Cox, A.M. Persky, and S.L. Blalock, Correlation of the health science reasoning test with other variables within an admissions process, Am J Pharm Educ, 77(6): Article 118, 2013
  41. A.M. Persky, W.C. Cox, and P. U. Joyner Development of a course review process, Am J Pharm Educ, 76(7) Article 130, 2012
  42. A.M. Persky, Impact of team-based learning on a foundational pharmacokinetics course, Am J Pharm Educ, 76(2) Article 31, 2012
  43. A.M. Persky and G.M. Pollack, A modified team-based learning physiology course, Am J Pharm Educ, 75(10) Article 204, 2011.
  44. A.M. Persky and G.M. Pollack, Transforming a large, lecture based  course to a small group, interactive course in a professional curriculum: example using a foundational pharmacokinetics course, Am J Pharm Educ, 74(9) Article 170, 2010.
  45. A.M. Persky, An exercise prescription course: helping to support public health and improving pharmacy students’ confidence in patient counseling, Am J Pharm Educ, 73(7) Article 188, 2009.
  46. A.M. Persky and G.M. Pollack, A hybrid jigsaw approach to teach renal clearance concepts, Am J Pharm Educ, 73(3) Article 49, 2009.
  47. R.A. Blouin, W.H. Riffee, E.T. Robinson, D.E. Beck, C. Green, P.U. Joyner, A.M. Persky, and G.M. Pollack. Roles of Innovation in Education Delivery. Am JPharm Educ: Volume 73, Issue 8, Article 154. 2009
  48. A.M. Persky and G.M. Pollack, Immediate feedback, answer-until-correct examinations in a core-curriculum pharmacokinetics course, Am J Pharm Educ, 72(4) Article 83, 2008.
  49. A.M. Persky, Multi-faceted approach to improve learning in pharmacokinetics, Am J Pharm Educ, 72(2) Article 36, 2008
  50. R. E. Dupuis and A.M. Persky, Initial experience in using case-based learning in a clinical pharmacokinetics courses, Am J Pharm Educ, 72(2) Article 29, 2008.
  51. A.M. Persky, J. Stegall-Zanation and R. E. Dupuis,  Student perceptions of the incorporation of games into classroom instruction for basic and clinical pharmacokinetics, Am J Pharm Educ, 71(2): Article 21, 2007.