Key Publications by Engineering Education Faculty

ENE faculty members' names appear in bold.






Adams, R.S., Turns, J. & Atman, C.J. (2003). Educating effective engineering designers: The role of reflective practice. Design Studies, 24(3), 275-294. [Design Studies best paper]. Adams, R.S., Daly, S., Mann, L.L. & Dall’Alba, G. (2011). Being a professional: Three lenses on design thinking, acting, and being. Design Studies, 32, 598-607. Adams, R.S., Dias de Figueiredo, A., Evangelou, D., English, L.D., Mousoulides, N., Pawley, A., Schifellite, C., Stevens, R., Svinicki, M., Trenor, J. & Wilson, D. (2011). Multiple perspectives on engaging future engineers. Journal of Engineering Education, Centennial Issue, 100(1), 48-88.



Brophy, S., Klein, S., Portsmore, M. & Rogers, C. (2008). Advancing engineering in P-12 classrooms. Journal of Engineering Education, 97(3), 369–387. Roselli, R.J. & Brophy, S.P. (2006). Effectiveness of challenge-based instruction in biomechanics. Journal of Engineering Education, 95(4), 311-324 [JEE Wickenden Award]. Brophy, S., Magana, A. & Strahan, (in press). Lectures and simulation laboratories to improve learners’ conceptual understanding. Advances in Engineering Education.

Brown, C.M. & Brodersen, A.J. (2005, June). Analysis of a learning model applied to an engineering course. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, Portland, OR. Brown, C. & Meyer, D. (2007, June). Experimental hybrid courses that combine on-line content delivery with face-to-face collaborative problem solving. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, Honolulu, HI. Hargrove, S.K., Brown, C.M., Wheatland, J.A. & Ding D. (2008). The effect of individual learning styles on student GPA in engineering education at Morgan State University. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 9(3&4), 37-46.



Atman, C.J., Adams, R.S., Cardella, M.E., Turns, J., Mosborg, S. & Saleem, J. (2007). Engineering design processes: A comparison of students and expert practitioners. Journal of Engineering Education, 96(4), 359-379 [JEE Wickenden Award]. Cardella, M.E. (2008). Which mathematics should we teach engineering students? An empirically-grounded case for mathematical thinking. Teaching Mathematics and its Applications 27(3), 150-159. Hsu, M., Cardella, M.E. & Purzer, Ş. (in press). Assessing design. In Strobel, J., Cardella, M.E. & Purzer, Ş. (eds.), Engineering in precollege settings: Research into practice. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Cox, M.F. & Cordray, D.S. (2008). Assessing pedagogy in engineering classrooms: Quantifying elements of the “How People Learn” model using the VaNTH observation system (VOS). Journal of Engineering Education, 97(4), 413-431. Cox, M.F., Hahn, J., McNeill, N., Cekic, O., Zhu, J. & London, J. (2011). Enhancing the quality of engineering graduate teaching assistants through multidimensional feedback. Advances in Engineering Education, 2(3), 20 pages. Cox, M.F., Cekic, O., Ahn, B. & Zhu, J. (2012). Engineering professionals’ expectations of undergraduate engineering students. ASCE Leadership and Management in Engineering, 12(2).



Diefes-Dux, H.A. & Imbrie, P.K. (2008). Chapter 4: Modeling activities in a first-year engineering course. In Zawojewski, J.S., Diefes-Dux, H.A. & Bowman, K.J. (eds.), Models and modeling in engineering education: Designing experiences for all students (pp. 55-92), ISBN 978-9087904029. Diefes-Dux, H.A., Zawojewski, J.S. & Hjalmarson, M.A. (2010). Using educational research in the design of evaluation tools for open-ended problems. International Journal of Engineering Education, 26(4), 807-819. Diefes-Dux, H.A., Zawojewski, J.S., Hjalmarson, M.A. & Cardella, M.E. (2012). A framework for analyzing feedback in a formative assessment system for mathematical modeling problems. Journal of Engineering Education, 101(2).



Bourne, J., Harris, D.A. & Mayadas, F. (2005). Online engineering education: Learning anywhere, anytime. Journal of Engineering Education, 94(1), 131-146. Harris, D.A. & Krousgrill, C. (2008). Distance education: New technologies and new directions. Proceedings of the IEEE, 96(6). Gutierrez, D., Harris, D.A. & Shah, A. (2002). Stanford researchers prepare to use Internet2 to train medical students, CENIC Today, 5(3).



Jesiek, B.K., Shen, Y. & Haller, Y. (2012). Cross-cultural competence: A comparative assessment of engineering students. International Journal of Engineering Education, 28(1), 144-155. Jesiek, B.K. & Beddoes, K. (2010). From diplomacy and development to competitiveness and globalization: Historical perspectives on the internationalization of engineering education. In Downey, G.L. & Beddoes, K. (eds.), What is global engineering education for?: The making of international educators (pp. 45-76), ISBN 978-1608455430. Jesiek, B.K., Borrego, M. & Beddoes, K. (2010). Advancing global capacity for engineering education research (AGCEER): Relating research to practice, policy, and industry. Journal of Engineering Education, 99(2), 107-119.



Madhavan, K.P.C., Xian, H., Johri, A., Vorvoreanu, M., Jesiek, B.K. & Wankat, P.C. (2011, June). Understanding the engineering education research problem space using interactive knowledge networks. Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education, Vancouver, BC. Johri, A., Wang, A., Liu, X., & Madhavan, K.P.C. (2011). Utilizing topic modeling techniques to identify emergence and growth of research topics in engineering education. Proceedings of the IEEE Frontiers in Education, Rapid City, SD. Klimeck, G., Adams III, G.B., Madhavan, K.P.C., Denny, N., Zentner, M.G, Shivarajapura, S., Zenter, L.K. & Beaudoin, D.L. (2011). Social networks of researchers and educators on Proceedings of the Workshop on Social Networks (SN4CCGridS), IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud, and Grid Computing (CCGrid), Newport Beach, CA.



Zoltowski, C., Oakes,W. & Cardella, M. (2012). Students’ ways of experiencing human-centered design. Journal of Engineering Education, 101(1), 28-59. Schaffer, S.P., Chen, X., Zhu, X. & Oakes, W. (2012). Self-efficacy for cross-disciplinary learning in project-based teams. Journal of Engineering Education, 101(1), 82-94. Coyle, E.J., Jamieson, L.H. & Oakes, W.C. (2005). EPICS: Engineering Projects in Community Service. International Journal of Engineering Education, 21(1), 139-150.



Baillie, C., Pawley, A.L., Riley, D. (eds.). Engineering and social justice: In the university and beyond, ISBN 978-1557536068. Pawley, A.L. (in press). Engineering faculty drawing the line: A taxonomy of boundary work in engineering schools. Engineering Studies. Cardella, M.E., Hoffmann, S.R., Ohland, M.W., Pawley, A.L. (2010). Sustaining sustainable design through “normalized sustainability” in a first-year engineering course. International Journal for Engineering Education, 26(2-3).

Yaşar, Ş., Baker, D., Robinson-Kurpius, S., Krause, S. & Roberts, C. (2006). Development of a survey to assess K-12 teachers’ perceptions of engineers and familiarity with teaching design, engineering, and technology. Journal of Engineering Education, 95(3), 205-216. Purzer, Ş. (2011). The relationship between team discourse, self-efficacy, and individual achievement: A sequential mixed-methods study. Journal of Engineering Education, 100(4), 655-679. Wertz, R.E.H., Fosmire, M.J., Purzer, Ş. & Cardella, M.E. (under review). Assessing information literacy skills demonstrated in an engineering design task. Journal of Engineering Education.



Radcliffe, D.F., Wilson, H., Powell, D. & Tibbetts, B. Learning spaces in higher education, ISBN 978-1-86499-943-3. Radcliffe, D.F. Collaborative strategies for building advanced engineering capability, ISBN 978-1-64999-929-7. Walther, J., Kellam, N., Sochacka, N. & Radcliffe, D.F. (2011). Engineering competence? An interpretive investigation of engineering students’ professional formation. Journal of Engineering Education, 100(4), 703–740.



Smith, K.A., Sheppard, S.D., Johnson, D.W. & Johnson, R.T. (2005). Pedagogies of engagement: Classroom-based practices (cooperative learning and problem-based learning). Journal of Engineering Education, 94(1), 87-102. Smith, K.A. (2010). Social basis of learning: From small-group learning to learning communities. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 123, 11-22. Smith, K.A. Teamwork and project management, ISBN 978-0073103679.

Streveler, R.A., Litzinger, T. A., Miller, R.L. & Steif, P. S. (2008). Learning conceptual knowledge in engineering: Overview and future research directions. Journal of Engineering Education, 97(3), 279-294. Streveler, R.A., Miller, R.L., Santiago Roman, A.I., Nelson, M.A., Geist, M.R. & Olds, B.M. (2011). Using the “assessment triangle” as a framework for developing concept inventories: A case study using the thermal and transport concept inventory. International Journal of Engineering Education, 27(5), 1-17. Borrego, M., Streveler, R.A., Miller, R.L. & Smith, K.A. (2008). A new paradigm for a new field: Communicating representations of engineering education research. Journal of Engineering Education, 97(2), 147-162.



Wankat, P.C. & Oreovicz, F.S. Teaching engineering, ISBN 978-0070681545. Wankat, P.C. The effective, efficient professor: Teaching, scholarship and service, ISBN 978-0205337118. Froyd, J.E., Wankat, P.C. & Smith, K.A. (2012). Five major shifts in 100 years of engineering education. Proceedings of the IEEE, Special Centennial Issue (100).