Engineering Education Research Briefs
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.

METHODS with Drs. Devlin Montfort (Oregon State) and Geoffrey Herman (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

METHODS with Drs. Devlin Montfort (Oregon State) and Geoffrey Herman (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

December 10, 2018

Devlin and Geoffrey discuss a new method of analyzing student transcripts called novice-led thematic analysis. Dr. Devlin Montfort is an Assistant Professor in the School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University and Dr. Geoffrey Herman is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

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. 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.