Engineering Education Research Briefs
Dr. Emily Dringenberg Interviews Host Dr. Ruth Streveler

Dr. Emily Dringenberg Interviews Host Dr. Ruth Streveler

December 5, 2019

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This year-end episode of the Research Briefs Podcast has a twist. Dr. Ruth Streveler is interviewed by Dr. Emily Dringenberg, Assistant Professor of Engineering Education at the Ohio State University. Emily asks Ruth questions she thinks listeners might ask about the origin of the podcast and Ruth’s research trajectory. This episode is produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.

METHODS with Dr. Robin Adams, Professor, School of Engineering Education at Purdue University

METHODS with Dr. Robin Adams, Professor, School of Engineering Education at Purdue University

November 3, 2019

Dr. Ruth Streveler interviews Dr. Robin Adams, Professor of Engineering Education at Purdue University who will discuss her use of photo elicitation.

Citation mentioned in the episode:

Hatten, K., Forin, T.R., Adams, R. (2013). A picture elicits a thousand meanings: Photo elicitation as a method for investigations cross-disciplinary identity development. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education.

This episode is produced by the School of Engineering Education at Purdue and features music composed by Patrick Vogt.

Dr. Michael Loui, Purdue University Dale and Suzi Gallagher Professor in Engineering Education

Dr. Michael Loui, Purdue University Dale and Suzi Gallagher Professor in Engineering Education

September 30, 2019

Dr. Ruth Streveler interviews Dr. Michael Loui, the recently-retired Dale and Suzi Gallagher Professor in Engineering Education at Purdue University. Before coming to Purdue, Dr. Loui spent 33 years at the University of Illinois where he served as a professor in electrical and computer engineering and associate dean of the graduate college. He has also been a program officer at the National Science Foundation, and the editor of the Journal of Engineering Education. In this episode, he draws on his wide range of experiences to provide advice to researchers.

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

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.

Full Transcript

Citations mentioned in the episode:

Baillie, C. & Douglas, E. P. (2014). Guest editorial: Confusions and conventions: Qualitative research in engineering education. Journal of Engineering Education, 103 (1), 1-7.

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.