Selected Publications

Books, Monographs, Book Chapters, & Contributions To Proceedings

Gido, J., Clements, J. and Baker, R. (2018). Successful Project Management, Seventh Edition. United States: Cengage Learning.

McLaughlin, J. S., and Baker, R. M. (2014). Environmental Science Education in the 21st Century: Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities both Globally and at Home through Online Multimedia Innovation. In M. Thomas (Ed.), Pedagogical Considerations and Opportunities for Teaching and Learning on the Web, Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.

Coyle, M. S., Baker, R. M., and McLaughlin, J. S. (2013). Transforming an undergraduate biology laboratory experience into a research environment. Proceedings of the National Association of Biology Teachers Conference: Atlanta, Georgia.

Kumar, S. A., Baker, R., Coyle, M., and McLaughlin, J. (2012). Using inquiry-based activities to transform undergraduate science education: A model lab for understanding cell growth and viability. Proceedings of the National Association of Biology Teachers Conference: Dallas, Texas. 

Baker, R. M., and Passmore, D. L. (2008). Failure to earn a high school diploma: Correlates and consequences. In Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation (Ed.), Increasing education and employment outcomes for youth in transition: Research on school dropouts and youth who have aged out of foster care in central Pennsylvania (pp. 132–150). Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Author. (see 

Baker, R. M., and Passmore, D. L. (2005). Self-organizing social learning through the monastery gates. In. V. Uskov (Ed.), Web-based education. Anaheim, CA: ACTA Press. 

Passmore, D. L. and Baker, R. M. (2005). Sampling strategies and power analysis. In R. A. Swanson & E. Holten (Eds), Research in organizations: Foundations and methods of inquiry. San Francisco: Berrett–Koehler.

Dwyer, F. M. and Baker, R. M. (2000). A systemic meta-analytic assessment of the instructional effects of varied visuals on different types of educational objectives. International Visual Literacy Association Conference Proceedings: Iowa.  

Baker, R. M. and Dwyer, F. M. (2000). A meta analysis assessment of the effect of visualized instruction. Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Conference Proceedings: Long Beach, California.

Conceptual Papers and Reviews of Literature in Refereed Publications

Baker, R., & Passmore, D. (2016). Value and Pricing of MOOCs. Education Sciences, 6(2), 14. MDPI AG. doi:

Passmore, D. L., Cebeci, E., and Baker, R. (2005). Potential of idea future markets in educational technology. Journal of Derivatives Markets, 2(4), 56-66. 

Passmore, D. L., Cebeci, E., and Baker, R. (2005). Market-based information for decision support in human resource development. Human Resource Development Review, 4(1), 33-48. 

Empirical Research Published in Refereed Publications

Kim, K.-N., & Baker, R. (2015). The Assumed Benefits and Hidden Costs of Adult Learners’ College Enrollment. Research in Higher Education, 56, 510-533. doi:10.1007/s11162-014-9351-x. 

Semali, L. M., Baker, R., and Freer, R. (2013). Multi-institutional partnerships for higher education in Africa: A case study of assumptions of international academic collaboration. International Journal of Higher Education, 2(2), 53-66.

Baker, R. M. and Dwyer, F. M. (2005). A meta-analytic assessment of the effects of instructional strategies and individual differences in reducing achievement differences in between FI/FD learners. International Journal of Instructional Media, 32(1), 69-84. 

Baker, R. M. and Dwyer, F. M. (2000). The meta-analytic effects of using visualization in instruction, International Journal of Instructional Media, 27(4), 417-426. 

Book Reviews

Baker, R. (2016). Credibility, validity, and assumptions in program evaluation methodology, Apollo M. Nkwake. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland (2015). 166 + xxi pp. ISBN: 978-3-319-19020-4; ISBN ebook: 978-3-319-19021-1. Evaluation and Program Planning, 57, 48-49. doi:

Economic and Workforce Brief Series

Columns Published in Pennsylvania Business Central

Media Participation and Articles Written for Popular Press

List available within Curriculum Vitae

Non–Refereed Publications and Reports

List available within Curriculum Vitae