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Engineering Education Research at 2019 Frontiers of Education Conference

Author: Teresa Walker, Engineering Education
Event Date: October 16, 2019
The 2019 IEEE Frontiers of Education Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio is underway. Many of our faculty, graduate students, and PhD alumni will be participating and/or presenting their research and representing twenty different categories related to engineering education.

FIE 2019 Cincinnati, Ohio

Workshop

Accessing MIDFIELD: A Workshop for R Beginners
Richard Layton (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology), Russell Long; Susan M. Lord (University of San Diego), Marisa K. Orr (Clemson University), Matthew W Ohland, Hossein Ebrahiminejad, and Hassan Ali Al Yagoub (Purdue University)
Read Abstract
10.16.19: 5-8 PM, Sessions Room

 

Technical Sessions

Assessment and Evaluation Strategies/Approaches

Providing Insight into the Relationship Between Constructed Response Questions and Multiple Choice Questions in Introduction to Computer Programming Courses
Joseph B Herzog (University of Indianapolis, USA); Patricia Snell Herzog (IUPUI, USA); Paul Talaga, Christopher M Stanley and George Ricco ('13 ENE PhD, University of Indianapolis, USA)
10.18.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 9

Curriculum Design

Engineering Technology Curriculum Development When Similar Programs are Limited
Anne M Lucietto ('14 ENE PhD), Meher Taleyarken and Emily Schott (Purdue University, USA)
10.17.19: 1:30-3 PM, Room 8

Exploring the relationship between non-cognitive and affective (NCA) factors and first-year retention of undergraduates in engineering
Matthew Scheidt, Justin C Major, Julianna Ge and Allison Godwin (Purdue University, USA); John Chen, Brian Self and James Widmann (California Polytechnic State University, USA); Edward Berger (Purdue University, USA)
Read Abstract and Link to Additional Resources
10.18.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 10

Design Education

A Report on a New Design Spine Implementation
George Ricco (University of Indianapolis, USA); Jose Sanchez (R B Annis School of Engineering, University of Indianapolis, USA); David O Olawale (1400 E. Hanna Str., USA); Stephen Spicklemire (R B Annis School of Engineering, University of Indianapolis, USA); Paul Talaga (University of Indianapolis, USA)
10.18.19: 4-5:30 PM, Room 9

Design Specific Issues: Electrical and/or Communications Engineering

Assessing Students' Understanding of Solid-State Electronics in the First Introductory-Level ECE Course
René Alexander Soto-Pérez (Purdue University, USA & Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia); Kerrie A. Douglas, Dimitrios Peroulis and Alden Fisher (Purdue University, USA)
10.19.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 5

Discipline Specific Issues: Computer Science

Students' Use of Metacognitive Skills in Undergraduate Research Experiences in Computational Modeling
Aasakiran Madamanchi (Purdue University, USA); Randy Heiland and Paul Macklin (Indiana University, USA); Alejandra J. Magana ('09 ENE PhD, ENE Courtesy Faculty, Purdue University, USA)
10.17.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 9

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in Engineering and Computing

Factors Influencing Computer Engineering Student Success
Farshid Marbouti ('16 ENE PhD, San Jose State University, USA); Jale Ulas (SJSU, USA); Julia Thompson (University of San Francisco, USA)
10.17.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 4

Workplace Climate: Comparison of Science and Engineering Faculty Perceptions by Gender
Julie Aldridge (The Ohio State University, USA); So Yoon Yoon (Texas A&M University, USA); Monica Cox (The Ohio State University, USA); Ebony McGee (Vanderbilt University, USA); Joyce B. Main (Purdue University, USA)
10.17.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 4

Accessibility of "Introduction to Engineering" Web Pages
Elizabeth Spingola (Virginia Tech); Kenneth Reid ('09 ENE PhD, Virginia Tech, USA)
10.17.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 4

Engineering students and professionals with diagnosed mental illness: an exploration of their experiences and challenges
Matilde Sánchez-Peña ('18 ENE PhD, Visiting Professor, Purdue University, USA); Xinrui (Rose) Xu ('19 ENE PhD) and Nichole Ramirez ('17 ENE PhD, Purdue University, USA); Nikitha Sambamurthy ('16 ENE PhD, Zybooks, USA)
10.17.19: 1:30-3 PM, Room 9

Engineering Disciplinary Interests by Gender and Parental Level of Education
Dina Verdin and Allison Godwin (Purdue University, USA)
Read Abstract
10.17.19: 1:30-3 PM, Room 9

Educating Students on Professional Ethics

The Effect of Preferred Leadership Role and Preferred Team Leadership Structure on Students' Perception of Team Processes and Outcome
Behzad Beigpourian, Hossein Ebrahiminejad and Matthew W Ohland (Purdue University, USA); Daniel M Ferguson (Purdue University, USA & EDI GROUP Canada, Canada)
Read Abstract
10.18.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 6

Engineering Education Research

Assessing Community in an Undergraduate Computer Science Program Using Social Network Analysis
Noah Salzman ('14 ENE PhD), Amit Jain and Don Winiecki (Boise State University, USA)
10.18.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 4

Who are EEC NSF CAREER awardees?: Educational Backgrounds, Institutional Affiliations, and Public Award Abstracts
Jacqueline A Rohde and Allison Godwin (Purdue University, USA); Jennifer Karlin (Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA)
Read Abstract
10.18.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 4
 
Characterizing Doctoral Engineering Student Socialization and Attitudes toward Academic Career Trajectories: Narratives of Mental Health, Decisions to Persist, and Consideration of Career Trajectories
Emma Hocker (The Pennsylvania State University, USA); Ellen Zerbe and Catherine Berdanier ('16 ENE PhD, Pennsylvania State University, USA)
10.18.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 5

EPICS/Service-Learning

Engineering Ph.D. Students' Research Experiences: A Think-Aloud Study
Eric A. Holloway and Kerrie A. Douglas (Purdue University, USA); David Radcliffe (Purdue University, USA)
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10.19.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 10

Faculty Development

How Different are Pre and Post-Secondary STEM Educators?
Anne M Lucietto ('14 ENE PhD), Liza Russell and Emily Schott (Purdue University, USA)
10.17.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 9

Understanding the Role of Employers' Onboarding Programs in Preparing Early-Career Engineers
Bunmi Babajide ('19 ENE PhD) and Hassan Ali Al Yagoub (ENE Graduate Student, Purdue University, USA)
Read Abstract
10.17.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 9

Toward an Engineering Faculty Development Initiative for Associate Professors: Results from Focus Groups at an R1 Institution
Catherine Berdanier ('16 ENE PhD, Pennsylvania State University, USA)
10.19.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 5

Game-Based Learning

Effects of Self-explanations as Scaffolding Tool for Learning Computer Programming
Sebastian Garces and Guity Ravai (Purdue University, USA); Camilo Vieira (Universidad del Norte, Colombia); Alejandra J. Magana ('09 ENE PhDENE Courtesy Faculty, Purdue University, USA)
10.18.19: 1:30-3 PM, Room 4

Inclusivity and Diversity Initiatives

Class- and citizen-passing in Engineering: How Nando succeeded by Hiding in Plain Sight
Justin C Major (Purdue University, USA)
Read Abstract
10.17.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 4

Pathways and Outcomes of Rural Students in Engineering
Hossein Ebrahiminejad and Hassan Ali Al Yagoub (Purdue University, USA); George Ricco ('13 ENE PhD, University of Indianapolis, USA); Matthew W Ohland (Purdue University, USA); Leila Zahedi (Florida International University, USA)
Read Abstract
10.18.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 4

Innovation in Software Engineering Education

Debugging: the key to unlocking the mind of a novice programmer?
Tony Lowe (Purdue University, USA)
10.19.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 6

Laboratory Experiences (On-Campus and Remote)

Designing hybrid physics labs: combining simulation and experiment for teaching computational thinking in first-year engineering
Hayden W Fennell, Joseph A Lyon, Alejandra J. Magana, Sanjay Rebello, Carina M. Rebello and Yuri B Piedrahita (Purdue University, USA)
10.17.19: 3:30-5 PM, Room 8

Learning Analytics

Understanding Student Usage of an Online Interactive Linear Circuit Analysis Textbook
Nikitha Sambamurthy ('16 ENE PhD, Zybooks, USA); Alex Edgcomb (University of California, Riverside, USA); Yamuna Rajasekhar (ZyBooks, USA)
10.17.19: 3:30-5 PM, Room 4

Forming More Effective Teams Using CATME Team-Maker and the Gale-Shapley Algorithm
Daniel Meulbroek (Purdue University & CATME Smarter Teamwork, USA); Matthew W Ohland (Purdue University, USA); Daniel M Ferguson (Purdue University, USA & EDI GROUP Canada, Canada); Fred Berry (Purdue University, USA)
Read Abstract
10.18.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 5

Pathways to Engineering Degrees

Computation, gender, and engineering identity among biomedical engineering undergraduates
Aasakiran Madamanchi, Huma Shoaib, Monica E Cardella and David Umulis (Purdue University, USA)
Read Abstract
10.18.19: 1:30-3 PM, Room 10

WIP: Reframing rejection: A look at practices and effects of admission status communication
Molly H. Goldstein ('18 ENE PhD), Elizabeth Sanders and Gretchen Forman (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
10.18.19: 1:30-3 PM, Room 10

Primary and Secondary (pK-12) STEM Education

Variations in Engineering Design Projects Used in Secondary Education
Senay Purzer and Jenny Patricia Quintana-Cifuentes (Purdue University, USA)
10.19.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 10

Recruitment and Retention in Engineering Programs from Pre-K to the PhD

"If I knew what else I should do, I would have left by now:" Two engineering PhD students' experiences with Master's-level departure
Ellen Zerbe and Catherine Berdanier ('16 ENE PhD, Pennsylvania State University, USA)
10.18.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 7

Student Beliefs, Motivation, and Persistence

Exploring Student Motivation in an Introductory Microcontroller Course
Jeff Richardson (Purdue University, USA)
Read Abstract
10.17.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 7

A Narrative-Style Exploration of Undergraduate Engineering Students' Beliefs about Smartness and Identity
Amy Kramer, Cassondra Wallwey, Genevieve Thanh, Emily Dringenberg ('15 ENE PhD) and Rachel L. Kajfez (The Ohio State University, USA)
10.17.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 7

An Early Adaptation of Identity Trajectory Theory to Understand the Identities of Undergraduate Engineering Students
Brianna Benedict, Dina Verdin, Jacqueline A Rohde, Harriet Brown, Rachel Baker, Aaron Thielmeyer and Allison Godwin (Purdue University, USA)
Read Abstract
10.18.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 9

Teaching and Learning Experiences in Engineering Education

An innovative graduate course in engineering education research: How well does it meet course goals?
Cynthia J Finelli and Joi-Lynn Mondisa ('15 ENE PhD, University of Michigan, USA)
10.17.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 5

BUILDing a community of female makers through hands-on experiences in a university MakerSpace
Jessica Menold (The Pennsylvania State University, USA); Catherine Berdanier ('16 ENE PhD, Pennsylvania State University, USA); Sarah Ritter (Penn State University, USA); Meg Handley, Elizabeth Starkey, Margaret Byron, Caitlin Grady, Scarlett Miller and Matthew Parkinson (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)
10.17.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 5

Differences Between Science and Engineering Undergraduate Students' Perceived Support: Exploring the Potential of College Profiles
Janice Hall, Walter C. Lee and David Knight (Virginia Tech, USA); Allison Godwin and Dina Verdin (Purdue University, USA)
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10.19.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 9

An Investigation of Undergraduates' Computational Thinking in a Sophomore-Level Biomedical Engineering Course
Huma Shoaib, Aasakiran Madamanchi, Monica E Cardella and David Umulis (Purdue University, USA)
Read Abstract
10.19.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 9

A Comparison of Peer Rating Behavior Between Students in Hard vs. Soft Disciplines
Daniel M Ferguson (Purdue University, USA & EDI GROUP Canada, Canada); Maizey Benner, Behzad Beigpourian and Matthew W Ohland (Purdue University, USA)
Read Abstract
10.19.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 9

 

Additional Technical Sessions

Surfacing the Hidden Brain (System 1) in Engineering Education Teaching, Learning, and Research
Emily Dringenberg ('15 ENE PhD, The Ohio State University, USA); Ruth E H Wertz (Valparaiso University, USA); Cynthia Atman (University of Washington, USA); Elif Eda Miskioglu (Bucknell University, USA); Kelly Cross (University of Nevada, Reno, USA); Giselle A Guanes (The Ohio State University, USA)
10.17.19: 1:30-3 PM, Room 1 & 2

Special Session: Yes, And... Re-Imagining a Future of an Inclusive Engineering Education System with Improv
Shawn S. Jordan ('10 ENE PhD, Arizona State University, USA); Julie Martin (Clemson University, USA); Chrissy Foster (Arizona State University, USA); Shannon Stefl (Clemson University, USA)
10.18.19: 8:30-10 AM, Room 1 & 2

Building an Effective Advisory Board for Grant Submissions
Allison Godwin (Purdue University, USA); Jennifer Karlin (Minnesota State University, Mankato, USA)
10.18.19: 10:30-Noon, Room 1 & 2


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Last Updated October 16, 2019