Engineering Education Research Briefs
METHODS with Dr. Elliot Douglas, University of Florida

METHODS with Dr. Elliot Douglas, University of Florida

September 2, 2019

Dr. Ruth Streveler interviews Dr. Elliot Douglas, Professor in the Departments of Environmental Engineering Sciences and Engineering Education at the University of Florida. Dr. Douglas is one of the most highly regarded qualitative researchers in engineering education and in this episode provides his reflections on how to learn about and then use qualitative methods.

This episode was hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.

BONUS: IMPACT with Dr. Juan David Ortega Alvarez, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia

BONUS: IMPACT with Dr. Juan David Ortega Alvarez, Universidad EAFIT, Colombia

August 4, 2019

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New engineering education researcher, Dr. Juan David Ortega Alvarez (AKA Juanda), discusses why he chose to come to the School of Engineering Education at Purdue and how he hopes to use his PhD to make an impact in Colombia.

This episode is hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.

BONUS: IMPACT with Dr. Genisson Coutinho, Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology in Brazil

BONUS: IMPACT with Dr. Genisson Coutinho, Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology in Brazil

July 1, 2019

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New engineering education researcher, Dr. Genisson Coutinho, discusses why he chose to come to the School of Engineering Education at Purdue and how he hopes to use his PhD to make an impact in Brazil.

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BONUS: IMPACT with Dr. Rohit Kandakalta, KG Reddy College of Engineering and Technology in India

BONUS: IMPACT with Dr. Rohit Kandakalta, KG Reddy College of Engineering and Technology in India

June 3, 2019

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A Bonus Episode with new engineering education researcher, Dr. Rohit Kandakalta. Rohit discusses why he chose to come to the School of Engineering Education at Purdue and how he hopes to use his PhD to make an impact in India.

This episode is hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.

FRAMEWORKS with Dr. Walter Lee, Virginia Tech

FRAMEWORKS with Dr. Walter Lee, Virginia Tech

May 5, 2019

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Dr. Walter Lee discusses his development of the Model of Co-Curricular Support for Engineering Student Support Centers. Walter is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Education and Assistant Director of the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED) at Virginia Tech as well as leads the GUIDE research group (Growing in our Understanding of Inclusive Diversity in Engineering). 

This episode is hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.

Resources

Lee, W.C. & Matusovich, H.M. (2016). A model of co-curricular support for undergraduate engineering students. Journal of Engineering Education, 105, 406-430.
 
Lee, W.C. Lutz, B., & Hermandstad Nave, A.L. (2018), Learning from practitioners that support underrepresented students in engineering. J. Prof. Issues Eng. Edu. Pratt., 144. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000357
 
Lee, W.C. & Matusovich, H.M. (2018). Investigating how undergraduate students perceive co-curricular support in engineering. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 24, 195-226.
 
Lee, W.C., Godwin, A.& Hermandstad Nave, A.L. (2018). Development of the student integration instrument: Rethinking measures of integration. Journal of Engineering Education, 107, 1-26.
 
Lee, W.C.(2019). Guest Editorial: Pipelines, pathways and ecosystems: An argument for participation paradigms. Journal of Engineering Education, 108, 8-12.
METHODS with Dr. James Huff, Harding University

METHODS with Dr. James Huff, Harding University

April 1, 2019

Dr. James Huff discusses his use of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (or IPA). James is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Education at Harding University.

This episode was hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.

Citations

Huff, J.L., Smith, J.A., Jesiek, B.K., Zoltowski, C.B., & Oakes, W.C. (2018). Identity in engineering adulthood: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of early-career engineers in the United States as transition to the workplace. Emerging Adulthood, 1-17. DOI: 10.1177/2167696818780444

Kirn, A., Huff, J.L., Godwin, A., Ross, M. & Cass, C. (2019). Exploring tensions of using interpretative phenomenological analysis in a domain with conflicting cultural practices. Qualitative Research in Psychology, DOI:10.1080/14780887.2018.1563270

METHODS with Dr. Nicki Sochacka, University of Georgia

METHODS with Dr. Nicki Sochacka, University of Georgia

March 4, 2019

Dr. Nicki Sochacka shares her new research on how stories help shape and reflect engineering cultures and norms and values. Nicki is the Associate Director for Research Initiation and Enablement in the Engineering Education Transformations Institute (EETI) in the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia.

This episode is hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.

Resource Citation:

Sochacka, N., Walther, J., Wilson, J. & Brewer, M. (2014). Stories ‘told’ about engineering in the media: Implications for attracting diverse groups to the profession. Paper presented at the Annual ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Madrid, Spain.

METHODS with Dr. Nadia Kellam, Arizona State University

METHODS with Dr. Nadia Kellam, Arizona State University

February 4, 2019

Dr. Nadia Kellam discusses her use of narrative research methods and I-poems. Nadia is an Associate Professor in the Polytechnic School of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University.

This episode is hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.

BONUS: IMPACT with Dr. James Holly, Jr. at his current role

BONUS: IMPACT with Dr. James Holly, Jr. at his current role

January 5, 2019

On this bonus episode of the Engineering Education Research Briefs, Dr. Ruth Streveler interviews Dr. James Holly, Jr., recent Purdue Engineering Education PhD, now at Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School in Detroit, MI. James discusses his current position and how his research has – or hasn’t – informed his ongoing work with urban black males.

*Note - since this was recorded, James has accepted a position with Wayne State University as an Assistant Professor for Urban STEM Education.

This episode is hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.

METHODS with Dr. James Holly, Jr., Martin Luther King Jr. Senior HS, Detroit

METHODS with Dr. James Holly, Jr., Martin Luther King Jr. Senior HS, Detroit

January 5, 2019

Dr. James Holly, Jr. discusses his use of critical autoethnography in his dissertation, “A Critical Autoethnography of Teaching Engineering to Black Boys as a Black Man.”

This episode is hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University, and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.