Dr. Monica Cardella has written prolifically on the following topics: engineering design, mathematical thinking, informal learning environments, and assessment.

Dr. Cardella has been published in the Journal of Engineering Education (JEE), Journal for Precollege Engineeing Education Research (JPEER), International Journal of Engineering Eduaction (IJEE), Design Studies, and the Journal for Teaching Mathematics and it’s Applications.

Below is a list of full articles in refereed publications.

Cardella, Monica E*. and Cynthia J. Atman “A Qualitative Study of the Role of Mathematics in Engineering Capstone Design Projects,” in Aung, W. King, R., Moscinski, J., Ou S., and Sanchez Ruiz, L., (Eds.) 2005   iNEER Special Volume: INNOVATIONS 2005- WORLD INNOVATIONS IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, Begell House Publishing, USA, pp. 347- 362.

Atman, Cynthia J., Monica E. Cardella,* Jennifer Turns and Robin Adams “Comparing Freshman and Senior Engineering Design Processes,” Design Studies, Vol. 26, No. 4, 2005, p. 325-357.

Cardella, Monica E*., Cynthia J. Atman and Robin S. Adams “Mapping Between Design Activities and External Representations for Engineering Student Designers,” Design Studies Vol. 27, No. 1, 2006, p. 5-24.

Turns, Jennifer*, Robin Adams*, Joshua Martin, Monica Cardella, Cynthia J. Atman and Joshua Newman “Tackling the Research-to-Teaching Challenge in Engineering Design Education: Making the Invisible Visible,” the International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2006, p. 598-608.

Atman, Cynthia J., Robin S. Adams, Monica E. Cardella*, Jennifer Turns, Susan Mosborg*, and Jason Saleem*, “Engineering Design Processes: A Comparison of Students and Expert Practitioners”, the Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 96, No. 4, 2007, p. 359-379

Cardella, Monica E*., Cynthia J. Atman, Jennifer Turns, Robin Adams “Students with Differing Design Processes as Freshmen: Case Studies on ChangeInternational Journal of Engineering Education. Vol. 24 No. 2 (February) (2008).

Cardella, Monica E. “Which Mathematics Should We Teach Engineering Students? An Empirically-Grounded Case for Mathematical Thinking” the Teaching Mathematics and its Applications, Vol 27, No. 3,  2008, p. 150-159

Cardella, Monica E., Stephen R. Hoffmann, Matthew W. Ohland, and Alice L. Pawley

“Sustaining Sustainable Design through “Normalized Sustainability” in a First-Year Engineering Course” to appear in the International Journal of Engineering Education. Vol. 26 No. 2 or 3 (2010).

Hong, Tao, Purzer, Şenay, and Monica E. Cardella “A Psychometric Re-Evaluation of the Design, Engineering and Technology (DET) Survey” the Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 100, No. 4, 2011, p. 800–818.

Ming-Chien Hsu, Senay Purzer, and Monica E. Cardella (2011).Elementary Teachers’ Views about Teaching Design, Engineering, and Technology” in the Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, Vol 1, No. 2.

Zoltowski, Carla B., Monica E. Cardella and William C. Oakes “ Students’ Ways of Experiencing Human-Centered Design” to appear in the Journal of Engineering Education, January 2012.

Diefes-Dux, Heidi A., Judith S. Zawojewski, Margret A. Hjalmarson, and Monica E.Cardella. “A Framework for Analyzing Feedback in a Formative Assessment System for Mathematical Modeling Problems” to appear in the Journal of Engineering Education, April 2012.

Kluin, Juyeon*, Monica E. Cardella and Senay Purzer “The Role of Parents in Engineering and Science Education: Four Themes from the Literature” submitted to the Journal of Engineering Education, March 21, 2011.