Engineering Education Research Briefs
FRAMEWORKS with Dr. Shane Brown, Oregon State University

FRAMEWORKS with Dr. Shane Brown, Oregon State University

November 5, 2018

Dr. Shane Brown discusses his research on conceptual understanding of important engineering concepts by undergraduate engineering students and practicing engineers. He highlights the role that “context” plays in building conceptual understanding. Shane is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at Oregon 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.

IMPACT: ASEE Live Interviews with ENE PhD Alumni

IMPACT: ASEE Live Interviews with ENE PhD Alumni

September 30, 2018

Five Purdue Engineering Education PhD graduates and their current contributions. Recorded in June 2018 at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dr. Julia Thompson, ENE PhD '15, Director of EPICS at San Jose State University discussed the new online journal, Murmurations.

Dr. James Huff, ENE PhD '14, Assistant Professor of Engineering Education at Harding University introduces us to Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.

Dr. Diana Bairaktarovka, ENE PhD '13, Assistant Professor of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech tells us about her new research project exploring difficult concepts in thermodynamics.

Dr. Aidsa Santiago-Román, ENE PhD '09, Professor and Head of the Engineering Science and Materials Department at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez (UPRM) recounts how her Department supported UPRM students and their families in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. 

Dr. Meagan Pollock, ENE PhD '14, is an entrepreneur whose organization, Design Connect Create, promotes increasing the participation of women in STEM.

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. Alice Pawley, Purdue University

FRAMEWORKS with Dr. Alice Pawley, Purdue University

September 10, 2018

Dr. Alice Pawley shares how she incorporates feminist theory into engineering education research to look at why the field of engineering remains to be male-dominated. Specifically, we discuss her Guest Editorial from the October 2017 issue of the Journal of Engineering Education: Shifting the ‘‘Default’’: The Case for Making Diversity the Expected Condition for Engineering Education and Making Whiteness and Maleness Visible. Dr. Alice Pawley is an Associate Professor of Engineering Education at Purdue 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.

METHODS with Dr. Shawn Jordan, Arizona State University

METHODS with Dr. Shawn Jordan, Arizona State University

June 15, 2018

Dr. Shawn Jordan shares how he uses storytelling principles in his research and to broaden participation in engineering. Shawn is an Associate Professor 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.

IMPACT with Dr. Karl Smith, Purdue University and University of Minnesota

IMPACT with Dr. Karl Smith, Purdue University and University of Minnesota

May 7, 2018

Dr. Karl Smith shares his 40-year journey as an advocate for cooperative learning in engineering education. Karl is a Cooperative Learning Professor of Engineering Education at Purdue University and Emeritus Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering at the University of Minnesota.

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.

IMPACT with Dr. Lisa Benson, Editor of the Journal of Engineering Education (JEE)

IMPACT with Dr. Lisa Benson, Editor of the Journal of Engineering Education (JEE)

April 2, 2018

Dr. Lisa Benson discusses her vision for the Journal of Engineering Education (JEE) and how JEE can expand the boundaries of engineering education research. Lisa is a professor in the Department of Engineering and Science Education at Clemson University and the Editor of the Journal of Engineering Education.

This episode was hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by TJ Wharry, and features music from Patrick Vogt.

METHODS with Dr. Allison Godwin, Purdue University

METHODS with Dr. Allison Godwin, Purdue University

March 5, 2018

Dr. Allison Godwin discusses new frameworks and methods for exploring diversity and inclusion in engineering. Allison is an assistant professor in Engineering Education at Purdue University. 

This episode was hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler, produced by TJ Wharry, and features music from Patrick Vogt.

Supplemental Documents

Dissertation_Jacqueline_Doyle: Dissertation from 2017 that discusses the development of Topological Data Analysis (TDA)

Intersectionality of non-normative identities in the cultures of engineering:  Kirn, Godwin et al. (2016) ASEE Conference paper describing InIce results to date

Board-9…..:Benson et al. (2017) ASEE Conference paper which shows “the worm” [See Figure 2]

FRAMEWORKS with Dr. Joachim Walther, University of Georgia

FRAMEWORKS with Dr. Joachim Walther, University of Georgia

January 8, 2018

Dr. Joachim Walther discusses his Qualifying Qualitative Research Quality (Q3) framework. Joachim from the University of Georgia College of Engineering and the founding director of the Engineering Education Transformations Institute at the University of Georgia.

Research Briefs is hosted by Dr. Ruth Streveler and produced by TJ Wharry and the Purdue University School of Engineering Education.

Supplemental Documents

Walther et al. 2013 – An introduction to the Qualifying Qualitative research Quality (Q3) framework

Walther et al. 2017 – Sharing and expanding the Q3 framework via collaborative inquiry

Typology questions handout – a one-page summary for Q3