Senay Purzer

Senay Purzer

Assistant Professor
Mailing Addresses
PURDUE UNIVERSITY
ARMSTRONG HALL
701 WEST STADIUM AVENUE
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 47907-2045
Office: ARMS 1331

Education

Ph.D., Science Education (2008), Arizona State University
M.A., Science Education (2002), Arizona State University
B.S.E., Engineering with a Concentration in Mechanical Systems (2009), Arizona State University
B.S., Physics Education (1999), Hacettepe University, Turkey

Research Interests

The relationship between self-efficacy beliefs, team interactions, and student achievement.
Student interactions in teams that are diverse in terms of gender and ethnicity.
The role of group argumentation in design (e.g., how team argumentation processes support or hinder innovative design solutions).
P-12 engineering education

Awards, Honors, Achievements, & Memberships

  • Top 4, Best of Design in Engineering Education, American Society for Engineering Education, June 2008.
  • Dean's Excellence Award, Mary Lou Fulton College of Education, May 2007
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Member
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Member