Proceedings

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

Dr. Cardella regularly participates and presents research at conferences for organizations such as: ASEE, FIE, AERA, NARST, REES, ICLS, ICTMA, P12 Engineering Design and Research Summit, Design Thinking Research Symposium, MUDD Design Workshops, and the Institute for Industrial Engineering.

The following is a list of refereed conference or symposium proceedings:

Cardella, Monica E.*, Cynthia J. Atman, Robin S. Adams and Jennifer Turns “Engineering student design processes: Looking at evaluation practices across problems,” Proceedings of the Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, June 2002, Montreal, Canada.

Turns, Jennifer*, Cynthia J. Atman, Monica Cardella and Robin Adams “Do we see within-subject change?  Four cases of engineering student design processes,” Proceedings of the International Conference of the Design Research Society, September 2002, London, England.

Atman, Cynthia J.*, Jennifer Turns, Monica E. Cardella* and Robin Adams “The Design Processes of Engineering Educators: Thick Descriptions and Potential Implications” Design Thinking Research Symposium VI Proceedings, November 2003, Sydney, Australia.

Cardella, Monica E.* and Cynthia J. Atman “A Qualitative Study of the Role of Mathematics in Engineering Capstone Design Projects,” Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEE-2004, Gainesville, FL 2004.

Turns, Jennifer,* Robin Adams*, Joshua Martin, Susan Mosborg, Monica Cardella, Joshua Newman and Cynthia J. Atman “Tackling the Research to Teaching Challenge in Engineering Design Education” Mudd Design Workshop V: Learning and Engineering Design, Proceedings of a workshop, May 2005, Claremont, California.

Mosborg, Susan*, Robin Adams, Rebecca Kim, Cynthia J. Atman, Jennifer Turns and Monica Cardella “Conceptions of the Engineering Design Process: An Expert Study of Advanced Practicing Professionals,” Proceedings of the Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, June 2005, Portland, Oregon.

Cardella, Monica E.*, and Cynthia J. Atman “Engineering Students’ Mathematical Problem Solving Strategies in Capstone Projects,” Proceedings of the Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, June 2005, Portland, Oregon.

Cardella, Monica E.* , Cynthia J. Atman, Jennifer Turns, Robin Adams “Students with Differing Design Processes as Freshmen: Case Studies on ChangeMudd Design Workshop VI: Design and Engineering Education in a Flat World, Proceedings of a Workshop, May 2007, Claremont, California.

Cardella, Monica E.*  and Cynthia J. Atman “Engineering Students’ Mathematical Thinking: In the Wild and with a Lab-based Task,” Proceedings of the Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, June 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Cardella, Monica E. “Mathematical Modeling in Engineering Design Projects: Insights from an Undergraduate Capstone Design Project and a Year-Long Graduate Course,” The Thirteenth International Conference on the Teaching of Mathematical Modeling and Applications, July 2007, Bloomington, Indiana.

Cardella, Monica E. and Micah Lande “Ambiguity as a Bridge Between Mathematical Thinking and Design Thinking,” Design Thinking Research Symposium VII Proceedings, September 2007, London.

Cardella, Monica E. “What your engineering students might be learning form their mathematics pre-reqs (beyond integrals and derivatives)” Proceedings of the ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 2007, Milwaukee, WI.

Cardella, Monica E. “Which Mathematics Should We Teach Engineering Students? An Empirically-Grounded Case for a Broad Notion of Mathematical Thinking Mathematical Education of Engineers” 14th SEFI (MWG) Conference joint with IMA, Loughborough, UK, April 2008

Strobel, Johannes* and Monica Cardella “Compound Problem Solving: Work-Place Research to Inform Engineering Education,” Proceedings of the Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, June 2008, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Cardella, Monica E.*, Heidi A. Diefes-Dux*, Matthew Verleger and Amber Oliver, “Insights into the Process of Providing Feedback to Students on Open-ended Problems”, Proceedings of the Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, June 2009, Austin, Texas.

Hsu, Ming-Chien* and Monica E. Cardella, “The Use of Mathematical Thinking to Deal with Uncertainty in a Capstone Design Course,” Proceedings of the Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, June 2009, Austin, Texas.

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” Mudd Design Workshop VII: Sustaining Sustainable Design Education, Proceedings of a Workshop, May 2009, Claremont, California.

Hsu, M.,* Cardella, M., & Purzer, Ş. Elementary Students’ Learning Progressions and Prior Knowledge on Engineering Design Process. Presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, March 2010, Philadelphia.

Yun, J*., Cardella, M., Purzer, S., Hsu, M. “Parents’ Roles in K-12 Education: Perspectives from Science and Engineering Education Research.” In the Proceedings of the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, April 2010, Denver.

Hsu, M.*, Purzer, Ş. & Cardella, M., “Elementary Teachers’ Perceptions of Engineering and Familiarity with Design, Engineering and Technology: Perspectives from a National Population.” In the Proceedings of the 2010 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2010, Louisville, KY.

Hsu, M*., Cardella, M., & Purzer, Ş. “Assessing Elementary Teachers’ Design Knowledge Before and After Introduction of a Design Process Model.” In the Proceedings of the 2010 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2010, Louisville, KY.

Chae, Y.*, Purzer, Ş., Cardella, M. “Engineering literacy.” In the Proceedings of the 2010 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2010, Louisville, KY.

Yun, J*., Cardella, M., Purzer, S., Hsu, M., & Chae, Y. (June, 2010). “Development of the Parents’ Engineering Awareness Survey (PEAS) According to the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior Framework.” In the Proceedings of the 2010 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2001, Louisville, KY.

Zhang, S.*, Cardella, M. “The Engineering Self at a Transitional Stage” In the Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, June 2010, Chicago.

Hsu, Ming-Chien, Monica Cardella and Şenay Purzer “Development of an Instrument to Assess Elementary Students’ Engineering Design Process Knowledge.” P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit, August 2010, Seaside, OR.

Cardella, Monica, Şenay Purzer, Jueyon Kluin and Ming-Chien Hsu “Assessing Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior in Engineering and Design: Perspectives from P-12 Students, Teachers and Parents.” P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit, August 2010, Seaside, OR.

Zoltowski, C*. B., Oakes, W. C. & Cardella, M. E.  “Work in Progress- Phenomenographic Approach to Understanding Students’ Ways of Experiencing Human-Centered Design,” in the Proceedings of the 40th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2010, Washington DC.

Rao, R.*, Pawley, A. L., Hoffmann, S. R., Ohland, M.W. & Cardella, M.E. “Work in Progress- Development of a Framework to Assess Sustainability Knowledge (ASK) in Engineering Undergraduate Students”, in the Proceedings of the 40th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2010, Washington DC.

Melton, R. B.*, Zoltowski, C. B., Cardella, M. E. & Oakes, W. C. “Work in Progress – Development of a Design Task to Assess Students’ Understanding of Human-Centered Design,” in the Proceedings of the 40th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2010, Washington DC.

Carnes, M.T.*, Cardella, M.E. & Diefes-Dux, H.A. “Progression of Student Solutions Over the Course of a Model-Eliciting Activity (MEA,” in the Proceedings of the 40th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2010, Washington DC.

Ross Meagan, Michael Fosmire, Ruth Wertz, Monica Cardella and Şenay Purzer “Lifelong Learning and Information Literacy Skills and the First-Year Engineering Undergraduate: Report of a Self- Assessment.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Carnes Mark, Heidi Diefes-Dux and Monica Cardella “Evaluating Student Responses in Open-Ended Problems Involving Iterative Solution Development in Model-Eliciting Activities.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Fry Amanda, Monica Cardella and Heidi Diefes-Dux ”Student Responses to and Perceptions of Feedback Received on a Series of Model-Eliciting Activities: A Case Study.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Merugureddy, Raghavi, Amani Salim, Heidi Diefes-Dux and Monica Cardella “Feedback and Assessment of Student Work on Model-Eliciting Activities: Undergraduate Teaching Assistants’ Perceptions and Strategies.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Wertz, Ruth., Meagan Ross, Michael Fosmire, Monica Cardella, and Şenay Purzer “Do Students Gather Information to Inform Design Decisions? Assessment with an Authentic Design Task in First-Year Engineering.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Hong, Tao, Şenay Purzer and Monica Cardella, “Using Factor Analysis to Re-visit the Teaching Design, Engineering, and Technology (DET) Survey.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Gong, Xiang, Monica Cardella and Qi Lei “Comparative Study of First-Year Engineering Honors Programs between U.S. and China.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Wertz, Ruth, Meagan Ross and Şenay Purzer, Michael Fosmire and Monica Cardella “Assessing Engineering Students’ Information Literacy Skills: An Alpha Version of a Multiple-Choice Instrument.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Zoltowski, Carla, William Oakes and Monica Cardella, “Phenomenographic Study of Human-Centered Design: Educational Implications.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Hoffmann, Stephen, Alice Pawley, Ranjani Rao, Monica Cardella, & Matthew Ohland, “Defining “Sustainable Engineering”: A Comparative Analysis of Published Sustainability Principles and Existing Courses.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Hsu, Ming-Chien, Monica Cardella and Şenay Purzer “Parents’ Perception of and Familiarity with Engineering.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Dorie, Brianna and Monica Cardella “Integrating Children’s Literature into Occupational Learning about Engineers.” In the Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2011, Vancouver, CAN.

Cardella, Monica E., Heidi A. Diefes-Dux, Matthew Verleger, Amanda Fry and Mark T. Carnes “Work in Progress – Using Multiple Methods to Investigate the Role of Feedback in Open-Ended Activities”, in the Proceedings of the 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October, 2011, Rapid City, SD.