Publications

Research Publications and Presentations

Department: Technology Leadership & Innovation

Todd Kelley

Publications Journals:

Kelley, T. & Sung (submitted). Design fixation. The Technology and Engineering Teacher.

Kelley, T. (Accepted). Design sketching: A lost skill. The Technology and Engineering Teacher.

*Kelley, T. & Knowles, J. G. (2016). A conceptual framework for integrated STEM education.  International Journal of STEM Education. DOI: 10.1186/s40594-016-0046-z

Kelley, T. (2016). Post cards from a road trip to innovation: A professor’s sabbatical reflections. The  Technology and Engineering Teacher, 76(3), 26-30.

Kelley, T& Sung, E.  (Accepted with Revision). Examining Elementary School Students’ Transfer of Learning through Engineering Design using Think-Aloud Protocol Analysis. The Journal of Technology Education.

*Knowles, J.G., Kelley, T, & Hurd, B. (September, 2016). Innovate the intersection between entomology    and technology. The Technology and Engineering Teacher 76(1).         https://www.iteea.org/TETe_Sept2016.aspx

*Kelley, T., & Sung, E. (2016). Sketching by design: Teaching sketching to young learners.  International Journal of Technology and Design Education. DOI: 10.1007/s10798-016-9354-3

*de Cresce El Debs, L. & Kelley, T. (2015), Gathering design references from nature. The Technology and Engineering Teacher, 75(1), 10-14..

*Kelley, T. & Knowles, G. (under review) A conceptual framework for integrated STEM education.  Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education.

*Kelley, T., Capobianco, B., & Kaluf, K. (accepted). Concurrent think-aloud protocol to assess elementary design students. International Journal of Technology and Design Education.Kelley, T. (2014). Constructing an engineer’s notebook rubric. The Technology and Engineering Teacher, 73 (5), 26-32.

Kelley, T. (2014). STL guiding the 21st century thinker. The Technology and Engineering Teacher, 73(4), 18- 23.

McSpadden*, M., & Kelley, T. (2012). Engineering design: Diverse design teams to solve real-world problem. The Technology and Engineering Teacher, 72(1), 17-21.  * (2014 Gerald R. Day Top Peer-Reviewed Article Award)

Kelley, T. (2012). Voices from the past: Messages for a STEM future. Journal of Technology Studies, 38(1), 34-42.

Werner, G., Kelley, T. R., & Rogers, G. E. (2012). Perceptions of parents related to Project Lead  The Way. Journal of sTEm Teacher Education 48(2), 137-155

Kelley, T. (2011). Engineer’s notebook – A design assessment tool. Technology and Engineering Teacher 70(7)30-35. *(2011 Gerald R. Day Top Teacher Educator Article Award)

Kelley, T., Brenner, D., & Pieper, J. (2010). Two Approaches to Engineering Design: Observations in sTEm Education. Journal of sTEm Teacher Education, 47(2), 5-40.

Kelley, T. (2010). Staking the Claim for the ‘T’ in STEM. Journal of Technology Studies, 36(1), 2-11.

Kelley, T. (2010). Design Assessment: Consumer Reports style. Technology Teacher, 69(8), 12-16.

Kelley, T. & Wicklein, R.C. (2009c). Teacher challenges to implement engineering design in secondary technology education. (third article in a three part series) Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 46(3), 34-50.

Kelley, T. (2010). Optimization, An important stage of engineering design. Technology Teacher, 69(5). 18-23.

Kelley, T. & Wicklein, R.C. (2009b). Examination of assessment practice for engineering design projects in secondary technology education. (second article in a three part series) Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 46(2), 6-25.

Kelley, T. & Wicklein, R.C. (2009a) Examination of engineering design curriculum content in secondary technology education. (first article in a three part series) Journal of Industrial Teacher Education 46(1), 7-31.

Denson, C; Kelley, T.; & Wicklein, R.C. (2009) Integrating engineering design into technology education. Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 46(1), 81-102.

Kelley, T., & Kellam, N. (2009). A theoretical framework to guide technology education’s transition to an engineering design focus. Journal of Technology Education, 20(2), 37-49.

Kelley, T. (2008). Cognitive processes of students participating in two approaches to technology education. Journal of Technology Education, 19(2), 50-64.

Kelley, T. (2008). Using engineering cases in technology education. Technology Teacher, 68(7), 5-9.

Kelley, T. (2008). Examination of engineering design in curriculum content and assessment practices of secondary technology education. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Georgia.

Kelley, T. (1996). M.S.T. (Math, Science, and Technology) projects for middle school technology programs.  University of the State of New York Dept. Learning Standards for Math, Science and Technology. 100-101.

Technical Reports:

Rogers, G., Kelley, T*., Mentzer, N., & Daugherty, J. (2013). Creating an Integrative STEM Teacher Center. White Paper. College of Technology, Purdue University.

Rogers, G., Kelley, T., Mentzer, N., & Daugherty*, J. (2010). Integrative STEM Teacher Leadership: Area of Specialization. White Paper. College of Technology, Purdue University.
Daugherty*, J., Mentzer, N., & Kelley, T.  (2010). Technology Leadership. White Paper. College of Technology, Purdue University.
Kelley, T.R., Brenner, D.C., & Pieper, J.T. (2010). PLTW and Epics-High: Curriculum Comparisons to Support Problem Solving in the Context of Engineering Design. Unpublished technical report. National Center for Engineering and Technology Education.

Denson, C.D., Kelley, T.R., Wicklein, R.C. (2007). Investigation of engineering design as a focus for Georgia technology education. Unpublished technical report. The Georgia Department of Education, Atlanta, Ga.


Books:

Kelley, T. (2005). Drawing your dragster on AutoCAD LT. Product ID: W80915, Hearlihy.

Brusic, S., Kuetemeyer, F., and Kelley, T. (2012). Engineering and technology: Real- world applications. McGraw-Hill, Columbus, OH. 978-0-07-62552-9

Study, N., Simmers, C., and Kelley, T. (2012). Engineering capstone project. McGraw-Hill, Columbus, OH. ISBN: 0076632849


Book Chapter:

Kelley*, T. & Rayala, M. (2011). The knowledge and skills of creativity and design. In S. Warner & P. Gemmill (Eds), Creativity and Design in Technology Education: A comprehensive Yearbook. Council on Technology Teacher  Education. ISBN: 13:978-1-887101-103.

D. 11 Publications in practitioner (trade) journals
Kaluf*, K. & Kelley, T. (2011). Resources: Integrative art and technology through  architecture. Children’s Technology and Engineering, 16(1), 4-5.

Gee*, R. & Kelley, T. (2010). Resources: Sustainable design for a green tomorrow.
Technology and Children, 14(4), 12-13.

Pieper*, J. & Kelley, T. (2010). Resources: Curiosity quest to go green. Technology and
Children, 14(3) 8-9.

Kelley, T. (2009) Resources: Using waste management to reduce, reuse, recycle. Technology and Children, 14(2), 14-15.

Brenner*, D. & Kelley, T. (2008). Resources: e-book readers. Technology and Children,
13(2), 14-15.

Kelley, T. (2008). Resources: Staying in touch: Gone global. Technology and Children, 12(4), 8 -9.

Kelley, T. (2008). Resources: Getting there: Space. Technology and Children, 12(3), 10 -11.

Kelley, T. (1998). Techniques: Pythagoras meets hydraulics. Tech Directions, 42.

Invited Presentations
Kelley, T. (2014, November). Elementary Children Design Sketching in the Science Classroom.  University of Nottingham-Trent. Nottingham, England.

Kelley, T. (2014, November). A Theoretical Framework to Integrate Science, Technology, Engineering  and Mathematics in K-12 Classrooms. Nottingham, England.

Kelley, T. (2014, November). Think-aloud Protocols as a Research Methodology for Design Studies.  Nottingham, England.

Kelley, T. (2011, November). STEM Design Thinking for Technology Education. Paper presented at the 98th Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Conference. St. Louis, MO.
Kelley, T. (2009, October). The Blurred Boundaries of STEM Education. Paper presented at the 96th Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Conference. Nashville, TN.

Kelley, T., (2009, March). Defining the ‘T’ in STEM. Paper presented at Epsilon Pi Tau Honorary Breakfast. Louisville, KY.

Kelley, T., (2009, April). Examination of Engineering Design in Curriculum Content of Secondary Technology Education: A National and State Perspective. I-STEM Network, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN.


Presentations:

*Sung, E., & Kelley, T. (2017, March). How students solve design problems: A Sequential Pattern Analysis, International Technology and Engineering Education Association’s 79th Annual Conference. Dallas, TX.

Kelley, T., * Knowles, G., & Sung, E. (2017, March-accepted). TRAILS Integrated STEM Model, Workshop, & Research at the International Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference. Dallas, TX.

Kelley, T. * Knowles, J.G., & Sung, E. Choi, J.  (2017, June- accepted) Research Design, Data Collection, and Assessment Methods for an Integrated STEM Education Model (Work in Progress). American Society of Engineering Education, Columbus, OH

Kelley, T. & Sung E. (2016, Nov). Teachers and Researchers Advancing Integrated Lessons in STEM.  London International Conference on Education. London, England.

Kelley, T. (2016, March). Road Trip to Innovation: A Professor’s Sabbatical in 2015 at the International Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference. Washington, DC National Harbor.

Kelley, T*. & Sung, E. (2016, March). STEM research informs Technology Education Practice:  Results from a Five Year NSF MSP Project. Council on Technology and Engineering  Education at  the International Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference.             Washington, DC National Harbor.

Kelley, T*., & Sung, E. (2016, March). Mathematical Thinking in Engineering Design.  Council on    Technology and Engineering Education Poster session at the International Technology and     Engineering Education Association Conference. Washington, DC National Harbor.

Kelley, T., Capobianco, B., Lehman, J. & Nyquist, C. (2016, January). Enhancing Teaching and Learning    through Engineering Design in Elementary Classrooms. The Hawaii Conference on Education.             Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Kelley, T., Capobianco, B., Nyquest, C., Lehman, J., & Pantich, A.  (2015, April). Promoting         Effective Science Teaching and Learning through Engineering Design in the Elementary        Classroom.  AERA 2015 Symposium, American Educational Research Association Annual     Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Kelley, T*. & Taylor-Smith, R. (2015, March). What Happens When Design and Science Intersect?             Council on Technology and Engineering Education poster session at the      International      Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference. Milwaukee, WI.

Kelley, T*. & Knowles, G. (2015, March-Under Review). Inquiry, Design, and Technology to Integrate  STEM. Council on Technology and Engineering Education Paper session at the International  Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference. Milwaukee, WI.

Kelley, T. (2014, November-accepted). Elementary Children Design Sketching in the Science Classroom.  London International Conference on Education. London, England.

Kelley, T*., Warner, G., Lumkes, J. (2014, March). Teaching engineering design through global  challenges.  International Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference.  Orlando, FL.

Kelley, T*., & Kaluf, K. (2014, March). When Science introduces engineering design: Impacts on  Technology Education. Council on Technology and Engineering Education conference session  at the International Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference. Orlando,  FL.

Kelley, T*., & Kaluf, K. (2014, March). When design enters the Science classroom.  Council on  Technology and Engineering Education Poster session at the International Technology and  Engineering Education Association Conference. Orlando, FL.

Kelley, T. (2014, January). Preparing Integrated STEM Teachers. The Hawaii Conference on  Education. Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Kelley, T*. Knowles, G. (2013, November). Promoting the T in STEM through an  integrated STEM  approach. The 100th Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Conference. Rosemont,  IL.

Kelley, T*. Knowles, G. (2013, September). An integrated STEM approach to technology education.  Engineering/Technology Educators of Indiana: A joint conference with Association for Career  and Technical Education and Indiana Department of Education, Indianapolis, IN.  

Kelley, T. (2013, March). Creating Engineer’s notebook grading rubric. Paper present at International Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference, Columbus, OH.

Kelley, T*., & Kaluf, K. (2013, March). Science Learning through Engineering Design: Impacts and insights for Technology Education. Council on Technology and Engineering Education session at The International Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference. Columbus, OH.

Kelley, T., Mentzer, N., Kaluf, K., & Huffman, T*. (2013, March).  How students design: Lessons from  the classroom. Council on Technology and Engineering Education session at  International  Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference Columbus, OH.

Kelley, T*., & Kaluf, K. (2013, March). Science Learning through Engineering Design: Impacts and insights for Technology Education. Council on Technology and Engineering Education Poster session at the International Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference. Columbus, OH.

Kelley, T., & Capobianco, B. (2012, March). Think-aloud Protocol Analysis as a Measure of Students’ Science Learning through Design Assessment. Paper presented in paper set titled: Strand 1: Science Learning, Understanding and Conceptual Change at National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST).

Moody, N., Fouch, K., Kelley, T., Purzer, S., & Fosmire*, M. (2012, March).Innovation Differentiation: Examining the Problem-Solving Approaches of Engineering and Technologist Students at Purdue University.  Paper presented at IL/IN ASEE Regional Conference. Valparaiso, IN.

Fouch, K., Moody, N., Kelley, T., Purzer, S., & Fosmire*, M. (2012).  Innovation Differentiation.  Paper presented at Purdue Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium. West Lafayette, IN. 
Fouch, K., Moody, N., Kelley, T., Purzer, S., & Fosmire*, M. (2012).  Innovation Differentiation.
Paper presented at One Book Higher Purdue University Libraries Symposium. West Lafayette,
IN.

Kelley, T. (2012, March). INSPIRE, Institute for P-12 Engineering Research and Learning. Paper presented at the Technology Education for Children Council. International Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference, Long Beach, CA.

Kelley*, T., & Kaluf, K. (2011, November). STEM Education Rediscovers Project-based Education. Paper presented at the Association for Career and Technical Education. Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Kelley*, T., & Kaluf, K. (2011, November). Using Engineer’s Notebooks in the Classroom. Paper presented at the Association for Career and Technical Education Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Daugherty, J., Mentzer, N., & Kelley, T. (2011, April). Technology Design and Engineering Design: Is  there a difference? Paper presented at IAJC- ASEE Joint International Conference. Harford, CT.

Koch, D., Johnson, M., & Kelley, T. (2011, Feb). Role models to influence early career choice. Paper  presented at 2011 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC), San Antonio, TX.

Kelley, T. (2010, Dec). Two approaches to Engineering Design. Paper presented at Association for  Career and Technical Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Kelley, T. (2010, Aug). Voices from the past: Messages for a STEM future. Paper presented at P-12
Engineering and Design Education Research Summit 2010. Seaside, OR.

Kelley, T. (2009, Nov). A Theoretical Framework for the Re-engineering of Technology Education. Paper  presented at the ACTE 2009 Conference. Nashville, TN.

Kelley, T, & Pieper, J. (Oct, 2009). PLTW and EPICS High: Curriculum Comparisons to Support of Problem Solving in the Context of Design. Paper presented at ASEE North Mid-West Sectional Conference.

Kelley, T. (Oct, 2009). The Blurred Boundaries of STEM Education. Paper presented at the 96th Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Conference. Nashville, TN.

Kelley, T., (2009, April). Examination of Engineering Design in Curriculum Content of Secondary Technology Education: A National and State Perspective. I-STEM Network, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kelley, T., (2009, March). Defining the ‘T’ in STEM. Paper presented at Epsilon Pi Tau Honorary Society Breakfast. Louisville, KY.

Kelley, T., (2009, March). Engineering Design Content in Technology Education. Paper presented at the 71st annual International Technology Education Conference. Louisville, KY.

Kelley, T., (2008, December). Examination of engineering design in curriculum content and assessment practices of secondary technology education. Paper presented at the 2008 eTED Research Symposium (first place award). Association for Career and Technical Education Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina.

Kelley, T. (2008, December). Engineering Design as a focus for Technology Education: One state’s perspective. Paper presented at  Association for Career and Technical Education Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina.

Kelley, T., Denson, C., & Wicklein, R. (2008, February). Integrating Engineering Design: The Georgia perspective. Paper presented at International Technology Education Association Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Kelley, T., & Wicklein, R. (2008, February). Redirecting Technology Education: Engineering Design Focus.  Presentation for Council on Technology Teacher Education at International Technology Education Association Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Kelley, T., & Hill, R. (2008, February). Cognitive processes of students solving ill-defined problems.  Paper presented for Council on Technology Teacher Education at International Technology Education Association Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Kelley, T., Denson, C. (2008, February). How to float your boat. Presentation for Technology Education for Children Council at The Technology, Innovation, Design, & Engineering (TIDE) Workshop for Elementary School Teachers.

Kelley, T., (2008, February). Examination of engineering design in curriculum content and assessment practices of secondary technology education. Paper presented for National Center for Engineering and Technology Education at International Technology Education Association Conference. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Kelley, T., & Smith, C. (2007, October). Mission possible: Teaching engineering design. Presentation at Georgia Engineering and Technology Education Association Annual Conference.

Kelley, T. (2007, May). Cognitive processes of students solving ill-defined technical problems: An observational protocol study. Paper presented at National Center for Engineering and Technology Education Spring Meeting. Champaign, Illinois.

Kelley, T., Daugherty, J., Denson, C., Mentzer, N., Walrath, D., & Zeng, Y. (May, 2007). Necessary Tensions: Moving the Field (ETE) Forward. National Center for Engineering and Technology Education Meeting. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Kelley, T. (2007, March). Students Solving Ill-defined Technical Problems: An Observational Protocol Study. Poster session presented at International Technology Education Association Conference. San Antonio, Texas.

Kelley, T. & Wicklein, R. (2007, March). Redirecting University Technology Education: Engineering Design Focus.  presented at International Technology Education Association Conference. San Antonio, Texas.

Kelley, T., & Denson, C. (2007, March). Creative Engineering Activities for Elementary. Technology Education for Children Council Conference. San Antonio, Texas.

Kelley, T., & Denson, C. (2006, May). Perspectives of First Year Fellows. presented at National Center for Engineering and Technology Education Spring Meeting. Athens, GA.

Kelley, T. (2006,February). A Protocol Study of Expert Engineers Solving An Ill-defined Problem: The Case of Hurricane Katrina. Poster session presented at fifth annual meeting.  CLT PI, Washington, DC.

 

Other:

Workshop Session:

Kelley, T., Knowles, G., & Sung, E. (2017, March-accepted). Design Thinking in Integrated STEM Education. Pre- conference Workshop at the International Technology and Engineering    Education Association Conference. Dallas, TX.

Kelley. T. Sung, E (2017) ). Design Thinking in K-12. Pre-conference Workshop at Korean Technology      Education Association.  Chungnam University, Daejeon, Korea.

Kelley, T. Sung, E. (2016). Design Thinking in K-12. Pre-conference Workshop at the International Technology and Engineering Education Association Conference. Washington, DC National Harbor.

Kelley, T. (2015, Summer). Creating Standards-based Design Briefs. Science Learning through Engineering Design Summer Institute 2015, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Kelley, T., Sung, E. (2015, Summer). Using engineer’s notebooks and design sketching in the classroom.  Science Learning through Engineering Design Summer Institute 2015, West Lafayette, Indiana

Kelley, T., Capobianco, B., Nyquest, C., Lehman, J., & Pantich, A.  (2014, January). Facilitating an  Integrated Approach to Elementary STEM Education through Engineering Design. The Hawaii  Conference on Education. Honolulu, Hawaii. 
Epilson Pi Tau Exemplary Initiation team member.(2009). International Technology Education Association Conference, Louisville, KY.
 

Nathan Mentzer

Full Articles in Refereed Journals

           

Ryu, M., Mentzer, N. & Knobloch, N. (Under Review). An examination of preservice teachers' learning of STEM integration: Implications for integrated STEM teacher preparation. International Journal of Science Education.

Johns, G. & Mentzer, N. (Accepted). STEM Integration through Design and Inquiry. Technology Engineering Teacher.

Mentzer, N., Laux, D., Zissimopoulos, K., R. Richards, K. & Parupudi, T. (Accepted). Peer Evaluation as a Formative Educational Intervention. Journal of Technology Education.

Mentzer, N. & Fosmire, M. (2015). Quantifying the information habits of high school students engaged in engineering design. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER), 5(2), 22-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/2157-9288.1108

Mentzer, N., Becker, K. & Sutton, M., (2015). High School Student Engineering Design Process. Journal of Engineering Education, 104(4) 417-432.

Mentzer, N., Farrington, S. & Tennenhouse, J. (2015). Strategies for Teaching Brainstorming in Design Education. Technology Engineering Teacher, 74(8), 8-13.

Daugherty, J., Mentzer, N. & Nunez, H. (2014). The reality of the classroom: Learning the value of instructional planning. Technology Engineering Teacher, 74(3), 1-4.

Mentzer, N. (2014). Holding students accountable in team design projects. Technology Engineering Teacher, 74(3), 14-20.

Mentzer, N. (2014). Team based engineering design thinking. Journal of Technology Education, 25(2), 52-72.

Mentzer, N. (2014). High school student information access and engineering design performance. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, 4(1), Article 4. http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/2157-9288.1074.

Mentzer, N., Huffman, T. & Thayer, H. (2014). High school student modeling in the engineering design process. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 24(3), 293-316.

Pieper, J. & Mentzer, N. (2013). High school students’ use of paper based and internet based information sources in the engineering design process. Journal of Technology Education, 24(2), 78-95.

Mentzer, N. (2011). High school engineering and technology education integration through design challenges. Journal of sTEm Teacher Education, 48 (2), 103-136.

Mentzer, N. & Becker, K. (2010). Academic preparedness as a predictor of achievement in an engineering design challenge. Journal of Technology Education, 22 (1), 22-42.

Mentzer, N. & Becker, K. (2009). Motivation while designing in engineering and technology education impacted by academic preparation. Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 46(3), 90-112.

 

Conference or Symposium Proceedings

Knapp, S., Mentzer, N. & Laux, D. (Under Review). The Influence of Instructor Experience on Students’ perceptions of successful active learning environments. Paper presented at the International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education. Norway.

Kardgar, A., Chesley, A., Laux, D. & Mentzer, N. (Under Review). Developing Strategies for Instruction and Assessment of Infographics for First-Year Technology Students. Paper presented at ASEE 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Coots, M., Knapp, S., Chesley, A., Laux, D. & Mentzer, N. (Accepted). Assessing the Impact of an Interdisciplinary First-Year Experience Program. Paper presented at ASEE 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Parupudi, S., Chesley, A., Laux, D. & Mentzer, N. (Under Review). Comparing Team Member Effectiveness in Integrated and Non-Integrated First-year Introductory Design Courses. Paper presented at ASEE 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Knapp, S., Chesley, A., Laux, D. & Mentzer, N. (Under Review). Factors Influencing Students’ Perceptions of Successful Active Learning Environments. Paper presented at ASEE 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Jackson, A. & Mentzer, N. (Under Review). Cluster Analysis for Freshman Design Decision Making. ASEE Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at ASEE 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Jackson, A. & Mentzer, N. (Under Review). Enhancing student motivation and efficacy through soft robot design. Paper presented at ASEE 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Jackson, A. & Mentzer, N. (Under Review). Analyzing first-year technology students’ visual communication skills. Paper presented at ASEE 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Jackson, A. & Mentzer, N. (Under Review). Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire: Taking Soft Robotics Design from the Laboratory to the Classroom. Paper presented at ASEE 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Karabinus, A. & Mentzer, N. (Under Review). Building an Integrated Foundation: Learning Beyond Disciplines in a First-Year Program Model. Paper presented at ASEE 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Fosmire, M., Johnson, N., and Mentzer, N. (2016). Using Design Journals to Uncover Information Literacy Habits of First-year Students. In Proceedings of the 2016 Frontiers of Education Conference.  Erie, PA.   

Chesley, A., Mentzer, N., Jackson, A., Laux, D. & Renner, M. (2016). Integrating Technology, English, and Communications Courses for First-Year Technology Students. ASEE Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at ASEE 2016 Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans: LA.

Jackson, A., Mentzer, N., Laux, D. & Sears, D. (2016). Student Self-Perceptions of Design and Creative Thinking (Fundamental). ASEE Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at ASEE 2016 Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans: LA.

Jackson, A., Mentzer, N. & Laux, D. (2016). Impact of Collaborative Learning on Student Persistence in First Year Design Course. ASEE Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at ASEE 2016 Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans: LA.

Jackson, A., & Mentzer, N., & Laux, D., & Sears, D., & Asunda, P. (2016, June), Student Self-Perceptions of Design and Creative Thinking (Fundamental) Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.25927

Ryu, M., Mentzer, N., & Knobloch, N. (2016). An examination of pre-service teachers’ sense-making of STEM integration in an STEM education methods course. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Washington: D.C.

Ryu, M., Mentzer, N., & Knobloch, N. (2015, July). 미국의 한 대학의 사례를 중심으로 살펴본 융합교육 교사 양성 프로그램의 가능성과 해결과제, Possibilities and challenges of integrated STEM teacher education: Experiences of a U.S. university. Paper presented at the biannual meeting of the Korean Association for Science Education, Daejeon, Korea.   

Becker, K. and Mentzer, N. (2015). Engineering Design Thinking: High School Students’ Performance and Knowledge. Paper and Poster Session. World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) Annual Conference, “Engineering Education for a Resilient Society”, September 20th to 24th, Florence, Italy

Jackson, A., & Mentzer, N. (2015). Teacher Self-Efficacy: A Qualitative Study of the Effects of Practice on Graduate Student Instructor Beliefs. Conference Proceedings. Paper Presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference 2015, Las Vegas: NV

Jackson, A., Mentzer, N., & Zissimopoulos, A.N. (2015). Factors of Group Design Decision-Making. ASEE Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at ASEE 2015 Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle: WA.

Mentzer, N., Jackson, A., Richards, K.A., Zissimopoulos, A.N., & Laux, D. (2015). Student Perceptions on the Impact of Formative Peer Team Member Effectiveness Evaluation in an Introductory Design Course. ASEE Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at ASEE 2015 Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle: WA.

Connolly, P., Laux, D., Mentzer, N. & Jackson, A. (2014). Development and implementation of courses to meet the requirements of a core curriculum. Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at ASEE IL/IN Section Conference, Terre Haute: IN.

Connolly, P., Laux, D., Mentzer, N. & Jackson, A. (2014). Establishing a core curriculum at the college level. Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at ASEE IL/IN Section Conference, Terre Haute: IN.

Gregory, S., Becker, K. & Mentzer, N. (2014). African American high school students' human-centered approach in design. ASEE Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at ASEE 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis: IN.

Becker, K. & Mentzer, N. (2013). Modeling as an element of design thinking in U.S. secondary schools. International Conference on Engineering Education Research Proceedings. Paper presented at the International Network for Engineering Education and Research Annual Conference, Cape Town: South Africa. 

Huffman, T., Mentzer, N. & Becker, K. (2013). High school students modeling Behaviors during engineering design. ASEE Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at the ASEE 2013 Annual Conference and Exposition, Atlanta: GA.

Becker, K. & Mentzer, N. (2012). High school student engineering design thinking and performance. Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at the 2012 World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF), October 15th to 18th, Buenos Aires: Argentina.

Becker, K., Mentzer, N. & Park, K. (2012). High school student engineering design thinking and performance. ASEE Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at the ASEE 2012 Annual Conference and Exposition, San Diego: CA.

Mentzer, N., Becker, K., & Park, K. (2011). High school students as novice designers. ASEE Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at the ASEE 2011 Annual Conference and Exposition, Vancouver: Canada.

Daugherty, J. L., Mentzer, N., & Kelley, T. (2011). Technology design and engineering design: Is there a difference? Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at the IAJC/ASEE International Joint Conference on Engineering and Related Technology, Hartford: MA.

Daugherty, J. L., Mentzer, N., & Lybrook, D. (2010). Perspectives on technology leadership. Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at the Technological Learning and Thinking: Culture, Design, Sustainability, Human Ingenuity International Conference Proceedings, Vancouver: Canada.

Park, K., Pieper, J., Mentzer, N., & Becker, K. (2010). Exploring engineering design knowing and thinking as an innovation in STEM learning. Conference Proceedings. In P12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit Proceedings, Seaside: OR.

 

Reviewed Conference Presentations

Coots, M. & Mentzer, N. (Under Review). Leveraging Low-Resolution Prototypes to Test Solution Functionality. Presented at the 18th Annual Midwest Conference of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, South Bend: IN

Mentzer, N., & Chelsey, A. (Accepted). Integrated First Year Design Experience. Poster presented at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association STEM Showcase, Dallas, TX.

Jackson, A., Mentzer, N., Kramer, R., & Zhang, J. (Accepted). Increasing STEM self-efficacy and motivation through soft robotics design. Poster presented at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association STEM Showcase, Dallas, TX.

Mentzer, N., Grubbs, M. & Love, T. (Accepted). STEM Focal Points. Presented in the Administrators Strand at the 77th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Dallas: TX.

Schnell, M, Erdei, R., Mentzer, N. & Laux, D. (Accepted). Employing Undergraduate Teaching Assistants to Distribute Classroom Instructional Load. Presented at the 18th Annual Midwest Conference of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, South Bend: IN

Jackson, A., Mentzer, N., Kramer, R., & Zhang, J. (Accepted). Increasing STEM self-efficacy and motivation through soft robotics design. Presentation at the 2nd Annual Indiana STEM Education Conference, West Lafayette, IN.

Kardgar, A., Chesley, A., Mentzer, N. & Laux, D. (Under Review). Infographics Assessment for First-Year Technology Students. Poster presented at ASEE 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Chelsey, A., Mentzer, N. & Laux, D. (2016). Design, Communication, and Writing: Interdisciplinary Integration for First Year Technology Students. Paper Presented in the SIGDOC '16: Proceedings of the 34th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication, Silver Spring: MD.

Risse, K., Lipps, E., Erdei, R., & Mentzer, N. (2016). The Benefits of Employing Undergraduate Teaching Assistants to Support Instructors within an Active Learning Environment. Poster session at the Purdue University Teaching Academy Day. West Lafayette, IN.

Jackson, A., Mentzer, N., Kramer, R., & Zhang, J. (2016). Increasing STEM self-efficacy and motivation through soft robotics design. Presentation at the 13th Annual ASEE Workshop on K-12 Engineering Education, New Orleans, LA.

Jackson, A. & Mentzer, N. (2016). Graduate student forum: Increasing STEM self-efficacy and motivation through soft robotics design. Presentation at the Council on Technology and Engineering Teacher Education/International Technology and Engineering Educators Association 2016 Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Mentzer, N. (2016). Integrative STEM in context: Soft Robotics Research in EbD’s Foundations of Technology. Presented in the Administrators Strand at the 76th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Washington: D.C.

Jackson, A. & Mentzer, N. (2016). Evaluating and Enhancing Group Design Decision Making. Presented in the 76th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Washington: D.C.

Mentzer, N. & Huffman, T. (2016). Soft Robotics Grant Project. Presented at the NSF ITEST PI conference, Washington: D.C.

Mentzer, N. &Huffman, T. (2015). Engineering Infusion: Integrative STEM (iSTEM) Through Inquiry, Design. Presented in at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Milwaukee: WI.

Mentzer, N. (2015). Integrative STEM Opportunities. Presented in the Administrators Strand at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Milwaukee: WI.

Mentzer, N., Laux, D., Locker, C. & Van Scoy, M. (2014). Creating a dynamic learning experience for 1000 1st year students. Presentation at the Purdue University Center for Instructional Excellence March Celebration of Teaching and Learning, Changing the Classroom Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Mentzer, N., Laux, D. & Connolly, P. (2014). Transforming the core course in the college of technology. Poster presentation in the Purdue University Center for Instructional Excellence March Celebration of Teaching and Learning, Changing the Classroom Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Beckwith, L., Nunan C. & Mentzer, N. (2013). Human centered design thinking in high school. Poster presented in the Council of Technology Teacher Educators at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Dewar, J., McKeever, Z. & Mentzer, N. (2013). Team design thinking performance in high school. Poster presented in the Council of Technology Teacher Educators at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Farrington, S. & Mentzer, N. (2013). Ideation in high school team design. Poster presented in the Council of Technology Teacher Educators at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Huffman, T., Mentzer, N., Kaluf, K. & Kelley, T. (2013). How students learn design: Lessons from the classroom. Presentation at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Huffman, T., Mentzer, N. & Oaks, W. (2013). EPICS: Engineering projects in community service. Presentation at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Mentzer, N. & Oaks, W. (2013). Service learning through EPICS. Presentation at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Huffman, T., Mentzer, N. & Thayer, H. (2013). Student utilization of modeling during design. Poster presented in the Council of Technology Teacher Educators at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Locker, C. & Mentzer, N. (2013). Rapid prototyping in context. Presentation at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Mentzer, N., Becker, K. & Locker, C. (2013). Expert and novice design thinking comparison. Poster presented in the Council of Technology Teacher Educators at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Mentzer, N., Fosmire, M, Marsh, K. & Conklin, A. (2013). Information literacy in engineering design. Poster presented in the Council of Technology Teacher Educators at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Zakaria, P. & Mentzer, N. (2013). High school student transition through design stages. Poster presented in the Council of Technology Teacher Educators at the 75th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Columbus: OH.

Becker, K. & Mentzer, N. (2012). Exploring engineering design knowing and thinking as an innovation in STEM learning. Poster presented in the P12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit, Washington D.C.

Becker, K. & Mentzer, N. (2012). Exploring engineering design knowing and thinking as an innovation in STEM learning. Poster presented in DRK12 Principal Investigators Annual Meeting, Washington D. C.

Mentzer, N., Becker, K., & Pieper, J. (2012). High school student design thinking and performance. Poster presented in the Council of Technology Teacher Educators at the 74th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Long Beach: CA.

Pieper, J., Mentzer, N., & Becker, K. (2012). High school student information sources and design. Poster presented in the Council of Technology Teacher Educators at the 74th Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Long Beach: CA.

Becker, K. & Mentzer, N. & (2011). Exploring engineering design knowing and thinking as an innovation in STEM learning. Poster presented in DRK12 Principal Investigators Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C.

Mentzer, N., Laux, C., & Pieper, J. (2011). Thinking lean for sustainability in the classroom. Presentation at the 73nd Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis: MN.

Park, K., Pieper, J., Mentzer, N., & Becker, K. (2011). Teacher education implications of a national pilot study on design thinking. Poster presented in the Council of Technology Teacher Educators Poster Session at the 73nd Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis: MN.

Sayers, J. & Mentzer, N. (2011). Integrating 3D scanners. Presentation at the Engineering/Technology Educators of Indiana Annual Conference, Indianapolis: IN.

Becker, K. & Mentzer, N. & (2010). Exploring engineering design knowing and thinking as an innovation in STEM learning. Poster presented in DRK12 Principal Investigators Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C.

Denson, C., & Mentzer, N. (2010). Using modified verbal protocol to assess engineering design thinking of high school student teams. Presentation at the Design Principles and Practices Conference, Chicago: IL.

Lammi, M., Mentzer, N., & Denson, C. (2010). How students think and learn with STEM design. Presentation at the 72nd Annual International Technology Education Association Annual Conference, Charlotte: NC.

Mentzer, N., & Pieper, J. (2010). Exploring engineering design knowing and thinking as an innovation in STEM learning. Presentation at the ACET Engineering and technology Education Division and Association for sTEm Teacher Education (ACTE) Joint Research Symposium at the Association for Career and Technical Education annual Conference, Las Vegas: NV.

Mentzer, N. & Becker, K. (2009). Exploring engineering design knowing and thinking as an innovation in STEM learning. Poster presented in DRK12 Principal Investigators Annual Meeting, Washington, D. C.

 

Chapters in Books

Daugherty, J., Mentzer, N., Lybrook, D., & Little-Wiles, J. (2013). Philosophical Perspectives on Technology Leadership. In S. Wang and T. Hartsell (EDs.), Technology Integration and Foundations for Effective Technology Leadership (Chapter 3, pages 42-56). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

 

Government, University, Industrial Reports and Standards

Householder, D. & Hailey, C. Eds. (2012). Incorporating engineering design challenges into STEM courses. Logan, Utah: National Center for Engineering and Technology Education.

Explanation of Dr. Mentzer’s role: Consultant and contributor for the NSF-funded National Center for Engineering and Technology Education’s Caucus (2012) that produced a report entitled “Incorporating Engineering Design Challenges into STEM Courses” (edited by D. Householder and C. E. Hailey). Responsibilities included engagement in intensive dialogues during on-campus sessions, preparation of statements on aspects of the development and selection of authentic engineering design challenges, and suggestions for revisions of successive drafts.

 

Mentzer, N. (2011). External summative evaluation of northwestern alaska’s bridge to employment through career and technical education. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University, Department of Technology, Leadership and Innovation.

 

Reviewed Publications in Trade Journals

Mathis, P. & Mentzer, N. (2011). Classroom resources for civil engineering. Children’s Technology and Engineering 15 (4), 12-14.

Mathis, P. & Mentzer, N. (2011). Classroom resources for environmental engineering. Children’s Technology and Engineering 15 (3), 12-14.

Pieper, J. &  Mentzer, N. (2010). Classroom resources for mechanical engineering. Children’s Technology and Engineering, 15(1), 14-15.

 

Invited Publications and Scholarly Presentations

Mentzer, N. (2016). Teaching Technological Systems. Professional Development for 23 teachers and national supervisors. Kuwait Ministry of Education September 16-22. Kuwait City, Kuwait.

Mentzer, N. & Huffman, T. (2014). Integrative STEM (iSTEM). International Technology and Engineering Educator Association Workshop for the State Department of Education, Boise: ID.

Mentzer, N. (2013). What are students [engineering design] thinking? Opening session keynote presentation at the Pennsylvania Technology and Engineering Education Association 2013 Annual Conference, Camphill: PA. (approximate attendance: 350 teachers, administrators, national leaders)

Mentzer, N. (2011). Design thinking and information gathering. Presentation at the National Center for Engineering and Technology Education Preconference Research symposium at the 73nd Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis: MN.

Mentzer, N. (2011). Exploring engineering design knowing and thinking as an innovation in STEM learning. Presentation at the National Center for Engineering and Technology Education Preconference Research symposium at the 73nd Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis: MN.

Mentzer, N., Austin, C., Denson, C., Dixon, R. & Lawanto, O. (2011). Panel session: Inter-institutional research collaboration. Presentation at the National Center for Engineering and Technology Education Preconference Research symposium at the 73nd Annual International Technology & Engineering Education Association Annual Conference, Minneapolis: MN.

 

Other Submitted Publications and Editorial Contributions

Mentzer, N. (2015). Engineering Design Thinking: High School Students’ Performance & Knowledge. Purdue University School of Engineering Education Research Seminar Series, West Lafayette, IN.

Ryu, M., Mentzer, N. & Knobloch, K. (2015). Overview of the new course, Integrated STEM Methods. Invited Presentation at the K-12 Integrated STEM Teacher Education Seminar, West Lafayette, IN.

Nunan C. & Mentzer, N. (2013). High school student internalization of human centered design. Invited poster presented at the Technology and Engineering Educators Association Annual Conference, Camphill: PA.

Dewar, J., McKeever, Z. & Mentzer, N. (2013). High school team design thinking processes. Invited poster presented at the Technology and Engineering Educators Association Annual Conference, Camphill: PA.

Farrington, S. & Mentzer, N. (2013). Design ideation among high school teams. Invited poster presented at the Technology and Engineering Educators Association Annual Conference, Camphill: PA.

Huffman, T., Mentzer, N. & Thayer, H. (2013). Model utilization during high school design thinking. Invited poster presented at the Technology and Engineering Educators Association Annual Conference, Camphill: PA.

Locker, C., Mentzer, N., Becker, K. (2013). Engineers [expert] vs. high school [novice] design thinking comparison. Invited poster presented at the Technology and Engineering Educators Association Annual Conference, Camphill: PA.

Mentzer, N., Fosmire, M, (2013). High school information literacy in the engineering design process. Invited poster presented at the Technology and Engineering Educators Association Annual Conference, Camphill: PA.

Zakaria, P. & Mentzer, N. (2013). High school student transition through design stages. Invited poster presented at the Technology and Engineering Educators Association Annual Conference, Camphill: PA.

Beckwith, L., Nunan C. & Mentzer, N. (2013). Human centered design thinking in high school: Implications for teacher education. Poster presented at the Purdue University 2013 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Dewar, J., McKeever, Z. & Mentzer, N. (2013). Team design thinking in high school engineering and technology classrooms. Poster presented at the Purdue University 2013 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Farrington, S. & Mentzer, N. (2013). Ideation in high school engineering design thinking. Poster presented in the Purdue University 2013 Annual Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Huffman, T., Mentzer, N. & Thayer, H. (2013). Student utilization of modeling during design. Poster presented in the Purdue University 2013 Annual Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Locker, C., Farrington, S., Mentzer, N., Marsh, K. & Conklin, A., Fosmire, M, (2013). Information literacy in student design thinking. Poster presented at the Purdue University 2013 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Mentzer, N., Becker, K. & Locker, C. (2013). Expert and novice design thinking comparison: Implications for teacher education. Poster presented at the Purdue University 2013 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Thayer, H., Huffman, T. & Mentzer, N. (2013). Mathematical modeling in high school engineering. Poster presented at the Purdue University 2013 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Zakaria, P. & Mentzer, N. (2013). High school student transition through design stages: Implications for teacher education. Poster presented at the Purdue University 2013 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Beckwith, L., Nunan C. & Mentzer, N. (2012). High school student use of human centered design. Poster presented in the Technology Leadership and Innovation Departmental Advisory Board Poster Session at Purdue University, West Lafayette: IN.

Beckwith, L., Nunan, C. & Mentzer, N. (2012). Human/User-centered design. Poster presented in Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium.

Dewar, J., McKeever, Z. & Mentzer, N. (2012). Design team performance in high school sTEm education. Poster presented in the Technology Leadership and Innovation Departmental Advisory Board Poster Session at Purdue University, West Lafayette: IN.

Farrington, S. & Mentzer, N. (2012). High school student information gathering behaviors while designing. Poster presented in the Technology Leadership and Innovation Departmental Advisory Board Poster Session at Purdue University, West Lafayette: IN.

Huffman, T. Thayer, H., & Mentzer, N. (2012). A study examining how high school student modeling during engineering design challenges. Poster presented in Purdue University 2012 Annual Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Locker, C. & Mentzer, N. (2012). Exploring engineering design knowing and thinking as an innovation in STEM learning. Poster presented in the Technology Leadership and Innovation Departmental Advisory Board Poster Session at Purdue University, West Lafayette: IN.

Thayer, H., Huffman, T. & Mentzer, N. (2012). High school student generation and unitization of modeling during design. Poster presented in the Technology Leadership and Innovation Departmental Advisory Board Poster Session at Purdue University, West Lafayette: IN.

Thayer, H., Huffman, T. & Mentzer, N. (2012). Modeling by design. Purdue University 2012 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette: IN. [won Dean’s Choice Award]

Butler, I., Laux, C. & Mentzer, N. (2011). How students learn through lean simulation. Poster presented in Purdue University 2011 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Farrington, S., Moseley, K., Beckwith, L. & Mentzer, N. (2011). High school student design performance. Poster presented in Purdue University 2011 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Mentzer, N. (2011). Biodiesel in the classroom. Presentation at the Purdue University Technology Education Collegiate Association: Professional Development Series, West Lafayette: IN. [Note this presentation is repeated from 2009]

Mentzer, N. (2011). High school design thinking: Making meaning of the mess. Presentation at the Institute for P-12 Engineering Research and Learning Advisory Board Spring 2011. West Lafayette: IN.

Mentzer, N. (2011). Good to great initiative: High school design thinking. Presentation at the Technology Leadership and Innovation Departmental Advisory Board Fall 2011. West Lafayette: IN.

Mentzer, N. (2011). Grant writing for teachers. Presentation at the Purdue University Technology Education Collegiate Association: professional development series, West Lafayette: IN.

Mentzer, N. (2011). Implications of those damn kappa values. Presentation at the Institute for P-12 Engineering Research and Learning Bi Weekly Seminar, West Lafayette: IN.

Moseley, K., Farrington, S., Beckwith, L. & Mentzer, N. (2011). High school student information gathering behaviors while designing. Poster presented in Purdue University 2011 Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette: IN.

Adamo-Villani, N., Cooper¸ S., Kelley, T., Laux, C., & Mentzer, N. (2009). STEM education research. Purdue University, College of Technology Presidential Provost Visit, West Lafayette: IN.

 Mentzer, N. (2009). Biodiesel in the classroom. Presentation at the Purdue University Technology Education Collegiate Association: professional development series, West Lafayette: IN.

 

Jon Padfield, PhD

"Striping Truck Utilization at Crawfordsville and Greenfield" - this is a publication based on a project I led for the Indiana Department of Transportation to improve the efficiency of the paint striping (yellow center line and white edge line) operations on Indiana Highways.  The project resulted in $2.4 million dollar capital savings and an estimated $80,000 per year labor savings.

http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/jtrp/1541/

 

"Seal Coat Productivity" - this is another publication based upon a project I led for the Indiana Department of Transportation to improve the efficiency of the Chip Seal pavement preservation operation.

http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/jtrp/1561/

Greg Strimel

Books

  • Wright, R. T., Strimel, G. J., Grubbs, M. E. (2019). Foundations of engineering and technology (7th ed.). Tinley Park, IL: Goodheart-Willcox.
  • Wright, R. T., Bartholomew S. R., Strimel, G. J., & Grubbs, M. E. (2019). Foundations of engineering and technology: Lab workbook. Tinley Park, IL: Goodheart-Willcox.

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Krause, L. G, Strimel, G. J., & Rispoli, J. (In Press). Biomedical engineering: Inspiring all through social responsibility contexts of care. Technology & Engineering Teacher.
  • Grubbs, M. E., Strimel, G. J., Huffman, T. (In Press) Engineering Education: A Clear Content Base. Technology & Engineering Teacher.
  • Strimel, G. J., Grubbs, M. E., & Kim, E G. (In Press). Examining Design Cognition Coding Schemes for P-12 Engineering Education. International Journal of Design & Technology Education.
  • Bartholomew, S. R., Strimel, G. J., & Yoshikowa, E. G (In Press) Using Adaptive Comparative Judgment for Student Formative Feedback and Learning During a Middle School Open-ended Design Challenge. International Journal of Technology and Design Education.

  • Bartholomew, S. R., Strimel, G. J., & Jackson, A G. (2018). A comparison of traditional and adaptive comparative judgment assessment techniques for freshman engineering design projects. International Journal of Engineering Education, 34(1), 20-33.
  • Strimel, G. J., Krause, L. G, Kim, E. G, Grubbs, M. E., & Hensel, R. (2018). An engineering journey: A high school guide toward the engineering profession. Technology & Engineering Teacher, 77(5), 1-11. Retrieved from https://www.iteea.org/File.aspx?id=127824&v=df67ad43.
  • Bartholomew, S. R., & Strimel, G. J. (2017). Factors Influencing Success on Open-Ended Design Problems. International Journal of Technology and Design Education. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10798-017-9415-2.
  • Love, T. S. & Strimel, G. J. (2017). Computer science and technology and engineering education: A content analysis of standards. Journal of Technological Studies, 42(2), 76-88.
  • Strimel, G. J., Bartholomew, S. R., & Kim, E. G (2017). Engaging children in engineering design through the world of quadcopters. Children’s Technology & Engineering Journal, 21(4), 7-11.
  • Strimel, G. J., Bartholomew, S. R., & Kim, E. G (2017). Engaging children in engineering design through the world of quadcopters lesson materials. Children’s Technology and Engineering Journal, 21(4).
  • Strimel, G. J., Grubbs, M. E., & Wells, J. G. (2016). Engineering education: A clear decision. Technology & Engineering Teacher, 76(1), 19-24. https://www.iteea.org/Publications/Journals/TET/102714.aspx.
  • Strimel, G. J., & Grubbs, M. E. (2016). Positioning technology and engineering education as a key force in STEM education. Journal of Technology Education, 27(2), 21-36.
  • Grubbs, M., Strimel, G. J. (2015). Engineering design: The great integrator. Journal of STEM Teacher Education, 50(1), 77–90.
  • Strimel, G. J. (2014). Authentic education by providing a situation for student-selected problem-based learning. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 73(7), 8–18.
  • Love, T. S., Strimel, G. J. (2013). An elementary approach to teaching wind power. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 72(4), 8–14.

Conference Proceedings

  • Strimel, G. J., Huffman, T. J. & Grubbs, M. E. (2017). Why the profession (technology education) should consider transitioning more fully to an engineering education model. Paper presented at the 104th Mississippi Valley Technology Education Conference, St Louis, MO.
  • Strimel, G. J. & Kelley, T. R. (2017). Establishing core undergraduate design & innovation Curriculum: Reaching new audiences. Paper presented at the 104th Mississippi Valley Technology Education Conference, St Louis, MO.
  • Strimel, G. J., & Grubbs, M. E. (2017). A critical examination of engineering design processes and procedures. Paper presented at the 2017 Pupils Attitudes Towards Technology Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Bartholomew, S. R., Hartell, E. E., & Strimel, G. J. (2017). ACJ: A tool for international assessment collaboration. Paper presented at the 2017 Pupils Attitudes Towards Technology Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Strimel, G. J., Bartholomew, S. R., Jackson, A., & Grubbs, M. E. (2017). Evaluating freshman engineering design projects using adaptive comparative judgment. Paper presented at the American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Columbus, OH.
  • Strimel, G. J., Kim, E., Cantu, D., & Grubbs, M. E. (2017). Examining design cognition of secondary and post-secondary engineering students. Paper presented at the 2017 International Technology & Engineering Educators Association Annual Conference, Dallas, TX.
  • Grubbs, M., & Strimel, G. J. (2016). Cognitive Research: Transferring Theories and Findings to K-12 Engineering Educational Practice. Paper presented at the 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, LO. https://www.asee.org/public/conferences/64 /papers/ 15463/view.
  • Strimel, G. J. (2015). Cognitive processes as indicators for student aptitude in engineering design. Pupils Attitudes Toward Technology 30 Plurality and complementarity of approaches in design and technology education (pp. 380–389).
  • Strimel, G. J. (2013). Engineering by Design: Preparing STEM teachers for the 21st century. Pupils Attitudes Toward Technology 28 Conference, Christchurch; New Zealand.
  • Strimel, G. J. (2012). Engineering by Design™: Preparing Students For the 21st Century. PATT 26 Conference; Technology Education in the 21st Century; Stockholm; Sweden; 26-30 June; 2012 ( pp. 434–443).

Book Chapters

  • Strimel, G. J. (Under Review) Informing instruction through engineering design cognition research. Contemporary Research in Technology Education.
  • Strimel, G. J. (2014). Engineering by design high school curriculum. The Go-To-Guide for High School Engineering Curriculum.

Journal Articles

  • Swift, C. U, Strimel, G. J., Bartholomew, S. R., & Yoshikawa, E. G (In Press). Cultivating a family of innovators through design thinking. Children’s Technology and Engineering.
  • Walls, W. H. U, & Strimel, G. J. (2017). Improving regional manufacturing ecosystems: Developing authentic, industry-driven design projects. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 77(4), 36–41.
  • Cool, N. U, Strimel, G. J., Croly, M. U, Grubbs, M. E. (2017). Making Mason Beehives: Teaching Proper “Making” Skills Through Authentic Engineering Design Contexts. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 76(8), 20–25.
  • Yoshikawa, E. G, Strimel, G. J., Bartholomew, S. R. (2017). Designing the technological world through the natural world. Children’s Technology & Engineering Journal, 21(4), 18–22.
  • Bartholomew, S. R. & Strimel, G. J. (2017). Adaptive comparative judgment: A better way of assessment. Techniques, 92(3), 44–49. 
  • Brogan, M. U & Strimel, G. J. (2016). Preservice teacher spotlight: Let’s go camping. Children’s Technology & Engineering Journal, 21(2), 28–29.
  • Croly, M. U, Cool, N. U, & Strimel, G. J. (2016). Exploring the connection between technology and society through GMOs. Children’s Technology & Engineering Journal, 21(2), 14-17. 
  • Strimel, G. J., Reed, P., Dooley, G., Bolling, J., Phillips, M., & Cantu, D. (2014). Integrating and monitoring informal learning in education and training. Techniques, 89(3), 48–54. 89, pp. 48–54.
  • Strimel, G. J. (2014). Discover Engineering Week: High School Design Brief. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 73(5).
  • Strimel, G. J. (2014). Shale gas extraction: Drilling into current issues and making STEM connections. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 73(5), 16–24.

Abstracts

  • Hartell, E., Strimel, G. J., Bartholomew, S. R. (In Press). Comparing teacher assessment practices of an engineering design challenge across countries. The Association for Educational Assessment - Europe.
  • Strimel, G. J., Grubbs, M. E. (2017). Achieving True Integration Through Engineering Design. Council on Technology & Engineering Teacher Education Conference. http://ctete.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2017-CTETE-Conference-Schedu...
  • Bartholomew, S. R., Strimel, G. J. (2017). A better way for evaluating open-ended design projects. Indiana STEM Education 2017 Conference. https://www.conf.purdue.edu/landing_pages/stem/sessions/session2.html
  • Strimel, G. J., Bartholomew, S. R. (2017). Examining Engineering Design Cognition. Indiana STEM Education 2017 Conference. https://www.conf.purdue.edu/landing_pages/stem/sessions/session2.html
  • Strimel, G. J., Bartholomew, S. R. (2017) A Look into Engineering Design Thinking: Elementary, Secondary, and Post-Secondary. National STEM Education Research & Practice Summit
  • Bartholomew, S. R., Strimel, G. J. (2017) Comparing three approaches to the assessment of open-ended design problems. National STEM Education Research & Practice Summit
Rodney Vandeveer

Textbooks

  1. Vandeveer, R. & Menefee, M.L. (2010). Human behavior in organizations. 2nd Edition, Pearson Prentice-Hall Publishing, Upper Saddle River, NJ. (392 pages). ISBN-13: 978-0-13-503811-6
Mihaela Vorvoreanu

Publications

  1. Vorvoreanu, M. (in press). Perceptions of Corporations on Facebook: An Analysis of Facebook Social Norms. Journal of New Communications Research.
  2. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Web site public relations: How corporations build and maintain relationships online. Youngstown, NY: Cambria Press.
  3. Vorvoreanu, M. (2007). Website Experience Analysis: A New Research Protocol for Studying Relationship Building on Corporate Websites. Journal of Website Promotion, 2(1/2).
  4. Vorvoreanu, M. (2007). The public relations Web site experience: Online relationship management. In Duhe, S.C. (Ed). Mediated public relations: Relationship management across space, time, and new media. New York: Peter Lang USA.
  5. Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). Online organization-public relationships: An experience centered approach. Public Relations Review, 32(4), 395-401.
  6. Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). Web site experience analysis. In Reynolds, R., Woods R., & Baker, J.D. (Eds). Handbook of Research on Electronic Surveys and Measurements (pp. 281-284). Hershey, PA: Idea Group.
  7. Botan, C.H., & Vorvoreanu, M. (2004). What meanings do employees derive from electronic surveillance at work? In Weckert, J. (Ed.) Electronic monitoring in the workplace: Controversies and Solutions. Hershey, PA: Idea Group.
  8. Vorvoreanu, M., & Botan, C. H. (2001). Examining electronic surveillance in the workplace: A review of theoretical perspectives and research findings. CERIAS Technical Report 2001-32.
  9. Botan, C. H., & Vorvoreanu, M. (2001). “What are you really saying to me?” Electronic surveillance in the workplace. CERIAS Technical Report 2001-23.

Conference Papers and Presentations

  1. Vorvoreanu, M. (2009). Public relations and social norms on Facebook. Paper presented at the 2009 International Public Relations Research Conference, Miami.
  2. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Blogs Matter: Personal, Professional, and Research Implications of Blog Use in Public Relations. Panel presentation at the 2008 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, San Diego, CA.
  3. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Organizational Presence in Second Life: Analysis of Communication Strategies. Panel presentation at the 2008 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Human Communication and Technology Division, San Diego, CA.
  4. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Microblogging and Lifestreaming: Idiotic or Brilliant? Panel presentation at the 2008 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Organizational Communication Division, San Diego, CA.
  5. Vorvoreanu, M. (2007). Apologia in India: An audience-centered approach to international public relations. Paper presented at the 2007 International Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, San Francisco.
  6. Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). Studying relationship building on corporate Web sites: A new research protocol. Paper presented at the 2006 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, San Antonio, TX.
  7. Vorvoeanu, M. (2006). The ultimate connection site: A tribute to the Internet. Paper presented at the 2006 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Human Communication and Technology, San Antonio, TX.
  8. Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). “Conferencing” and the ideal speech situation. Panel presentation at the 2006 National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, San Antonio, TX.
  9. Madhavan, K.P.C., Goasguen, S., Bertoline, G.R., & Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). Zecosystem: Cyberinfrastructure-enabled learning ecosystems of 2020. Paper presented at the 2006 Teragrid conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  10. Vorvoreanu, M. (2005). Online organization-public relationships: An experience-centered approach. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, Boston.
  11. Vorvoreanu, M. (2005). Internationalization of the U.S. Academe. Presented at the International Communication Association Annual Convention, Theme Sessions, New York.
  12. Vorvoreanu, M. (2004). Applying new technologies in public relations courses. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, Chicago, IL.
  13. Vorvoreanu, M. (2003). Teaching Internet public relations. Poster presentation at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, NCA Agora, Miami, FL.
  14. Vorvoreanu, M. (2003). Propagating American imperialism through the domination of writing style. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Theme sessions, Miami, FL.
  15. Vorvoreanu, M. (2003). Drawing virtual borderlands: Central European countries’ self-presentation strategies on the World Wide Web. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Convention, Theme sessions, San Diego, CA.
  16. Vorvoreanu, M. (2003). Teaching Internet public relations at Purdue University. Poster presentation at the Teaching and Learning with technology Showcase, April 2-3, 2003, West Lafayette, IN.
  17. Vorvoreanu, M. (2003). Creating course Web sites that communicate effectively. Workshop taught at the Teaching and Learning with technology Showcase, April 2-3, 2003, West Lafayette, IN.
  18. Vorvoreanu, M. (2002). Digital rhetoric: A Framework for analyzing Web-based communication. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, New Orleans, LA.
  19. Vorvoreanu, M. (2001). Corporate legitimacy on the World Wide Web: A case study. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Annual Convention, Public Relations Division, Atlanta, GA.
  20. Vorvoreanu, M., & Botan, C. (2000). Examining electronic surveillance in the workplace: A review of theoretical perspectives and research findings. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Communication and Technology Division, Acapulco, Mexico.
  21. Botan, C., & Vorvoreanu, M. (2000). “What are you really saying to me?” Electronic surveillance in the workplace. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Communication and Technology Division, Acapulco, Mexico.

Invited Presentations

  1. Vovoreanu, M. (2009). Should I Be on Twitter? Invited presentation at the Greenville, SC chapter of the American Advertising Federation, Greenville, SC.
  2. Vorvoreanu, M., & Lee, R. (2009). How to Improve Your ROI with Online News Releases. PRWeb live webinar.
  3. Vorvoreanu, M., Holtz, S., & Wei, J. (2008). How to get more ROI out of your online news releases.  SNCR & PRWeb live webinar.
  4. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Public Relations on Facebook: The Public’s Perspective. Invited presentation at the UGA Connect Social Media Conference, Athens, GA.
  5. Vorvoreanu, M., Holtz, S., & Wei, J. (2008). The ROI of Online News Releases. Invited presentation at the Society for New Communications Research Forum, Santa Rosa, CA
  6. Vorvoreanu, M. (2008). Using Social Media Strategically. Invited lecture presented at the South Carolina PRSA Greenville chapter meeting, Greenville, SC.
  7. Vorvoreanu, M. (2006). Foundation: History and Theory of Public Relations. Invited lecture presented at the APR Certification Course offered by the Miami Valley Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, Dayton, OH.
  8. Vorvoreanu, M. (2005). Highlights from Communication Theory. Invited lecture presented at the APR Certification Course offered by the Miami Valley Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, Dayton OH.
  9. Botan, C., Vorvoreanu, M., Reding S., & Alge, B. (2001). Workplace Surveillance. Presented at the Second CERIAS Annual Symposium, West Lafayette, IN.
  10. Vorvoreanu, M. (2000) Communicating Risk in Crisis Situations: Challenges and Strategies. Presented at the CERP (Conseil Européen des Relations Publiques) Students Congress, Sinaia, Romania.
  11. Vorvoreanu, M. (2000) Examining Electronic Surveillance in the Workplace. Presented at the CERIAS (Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security) Student Roundtable, West Lafayette, IN.
  12. Botan, C., Vorvoreanu, M., & Applegate, M. (2000). Electronic Surveillance in the Workplace. Presented at the First CERIAS Annual Symposium, West Lafayette, IN.

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