Rose-Hulman faculty and academic staff present their educational research and projects at professional conferences throughout the year. To illustrate the range of these projects, below are links to some of the engineering-education papers published by our faculty and staff.
Frontiers in Education Conference, Oct 18-21, 2009, San Antonio.
Jianjian Song, Edward Wheeler, David Pommerenke and James L. Drewniak.
DEVELOPMENT OF A CONCEPT INVENTORY TEST FOR SIGNAL AND POWER INTEGRITY IN ELECTRONIC DESIGN.
Edward Doering and Xiaoyan Mu.
CIRCUITS LEARNED BY EXAMPLE ONLINE (CLEO): A VIDEO-BASED RESOURCE TO SUPPORT ENGINEERING CIRCUIT ANALYSIS COURSES.
Xiaoyan Mu, Deborah Walter, Carlotta Berry, and Pinghua Jiang.
A STUDY OF DIFFERENT INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA IN AN UNDERGRADUATE ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS COURSE.
Xiaoyan Mu, Deborah Walter, Huihui Xu, Phillip Walter and Carlotta Berry.
WORK IN PROGRESS - VIDEO-BASED LAB TUTORIALS IN AN UNDERGRADUATE ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT COURSE.
Susan M. Lord, Catherine E. Brawner, Michelle M. Camacho, Richard A. Layton, Matthew W. Ohland and Mara H. Wasburn.
WORK IN PROGRESS - ENGINEERING STUDENTS' DISCIPLINARY CHOICES: DO RACE AND GENDER MATTER?.
WIPTE (Workshop on the Impact of Pen-Based Technology on Education), Oct 12-13, 2009, Blacksburg.
Joshua Holden, Shannon Sexton, and Julia Williams.
MATH IN YOUR HANDS: INTEGRATING THE USE OF MAPLE WITH THE COLLABORATIVE USE OF WIRELESS
ASEE Annual Conf., June 14-17, 2009, Austin.
James Hanson & Julia Williams.
DEVELOPING STUDENTS' ABILITIES IN TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP: THE ROSE-HULMAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY.
INSTRUCTIONAL BENEFITS OF A COURSE MANAGEMENT
SYSTEM IN K-12 EDUCATION.
John Aidoo, Shannon Sexton, James Hanson, Kevin Sutterer, and Robert Houghtalen.
INTERNATIONAL DESIGN PROJECT EXPERIENCES:
ASSESSING THE SHORT-TERM IMPACT ON STUDENTS.
Kevin Sutterer and several others.
EDUCATING THE FUTURE CIVIL ENGINEER FOR THE NEW CIVIL ENGINEERING BODY OF KNOWLEDGE.
James Baker, Mark Yoder, Bruce Black, Robert Throne, and William Kline.
SCORECARDS: TRACKING PROGRESS IN SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT COURSES.
Richard Layton and several others.
HOW WE MEASURE SUCCESS MAKES A DIFFERENCE:
EIGHT-SEMESTER PERSISTENCE AND GRADUATION RATES FOR FEMALE
AND MALE ENGINEERING STUDENTS.
Richard Layton and Susan Lord.
REASONING ABOUT CATEGORICAL DATA: MULTIWAY PLOTS
AS USEFUL RESEARCH TOOLS.
Renee Rogge, Kay C Dee, and Glen Livesay.
DEVELOPMENT OF AN EVALUATION FOR ASSESSING STUDENT PRACTICES, INDEPENDENCE, AND RESPONSIBILITY IN DESIGN COURSES.
Carlotta Berry, Matthew Boutell, Steve Chenoweth, and David Fisher.
MERI: MULTIDISCIPLINARY EDUCATIONAL ROBOTICS
James Hanson and Patrick Brophy.
PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM TEACHING STUDENTS HOW
TO EVALUATE THE REASONABLENESS OF RESULTS.
Patrick Cunningham, Shannon Sexton, and Julia Williams.
WHY COME TO CLASS? POSTING NOTES FROM TABLET PC
Julia Williams, Richard House, and Anneliese Watt.
COMMUNICATION PEDAGOGY IN THE ENGINEERING
CLASSROOM: A REPORT ON FACULTY PRACTICES AND PERCEPTIONS.
Journal of Engineering Education.
Richard M. Onyancha, Matthew Derov, and Brad L. Kinsey, April 2009.
IMPROVEMENTS IN SPATIAL ABILITY AS A RESULT OF TARGETED TRAINING AND COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN SOFTWARE USE: ANALYSES OF OBJECT GEOMETRIES AND ROTATION TYPES.
James H. Hanson and Julia M. Williams, October 2008.
USING WRITING ASSIGNMENTS TO IMPROVE SELF-ASSESSMENT AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN AN ENGINEERING STATICS COURSE.
Matthew W. Ohland, Sheri D. Sheppard, Gary Lichtenstein, Ozgur Eris, Debbie Chachra, and Richard A. Layton, July 2008.
PERSISTENCE, ENGAGEMENT, AND MIGRATION IN ENGINEERING PROGRAMS.
Kay C. Dee, January 2007.
STUDENT PERCEPTIONS OF HIGH COURSE WORKLOADS ARE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH POOR STUDENT EVALUATIONS OF INSTRUCTOR PERFORMANCE.
Matthew Ohland, Richard Layton, Misty Loughry, and Amy Yuhasz, July 2005.
EFFECTS OF BEHAVIORAL ANCHORS ON PEER EVALUATION RELIABILITY.
Dan Moore and Fred Berry, January 2001.
INDUSTRIAL SPONSORED DESIGN PROJECTS ADDRESSED BY STUDENT DESIGN TEAMS.
Edward Wheeler and Robert L. McDonald, October 2000.
WRITING IN ENGINEERING COURSES.