Publications

Publications

  • Gale, J., Alemdar, M., Lingle, J., & Newton, S. (2020). Exploring critical components of an integrated STEM curriculum: An application of the innovation implementation framework. International Journal of STEM Education. [download]
  • Cappelli, C. J., Boice, K. L., & Alemdar, M. (2019). Evaluating university-based summer STEM programs: Challenges, successes, and lessons learned. Journal of STEM Outreach. doi:10.15695/jstem/v2i1.13 [download]
  • Gale, J. & White, B. (2019). The tiny house project: Building engineering proficiency and self-efficacy through applied engineering at the high school level. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference, Tampa, FL.
  • Gale, J., Alemdar, M., & Moore, R. (2019). Students’ experience with collaborative engineering design challenges in a middle school engineering course. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference, Tampa, FL.
  • Moore, R.A., Newton, S., & Alemdar, M. (2019). K-12 InVenture Prize: Teacher reflections on educating K-12 inventors. Technology and Innovation, 20, 221 - 233.
  • Pucha, R., Dosa, K., Alemdar, M., & Newton, S. (2019). External representation design-for-sustainability intervention in an engineering graphics course. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference, Tampa, FL.
  • Pucha, R., Dosa, K., Newton, S., Alemdar, M., Yow, R., & Hirsch, J. “Integrating Sustainability into a Freshman Engineering Course Through an Institute–level Initiative: A Teaching–Learning Model with Authentic Activity and Context”. [Manuscript under review]
  • Mehringer, S., Myers, C.R., Houchins, J., & Rivera, L. (2019, July). Mining Online Training Log Data. In Proceedings of the Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing on Rise of the Machines (learning) (PEARC '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 84, 8 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3332186.3332235 [download]
  • Brazil, M., Brunson, D., Culich, A., DeStefano, L., Jennewein, D., Jolley, T., Middelkoop, T., Neeman, H., Rivera, L., Smith, J., & Wernert, J. (2019, July). Campus Champions: Building and sustaining a thriving community of practice around research computing and data. In Proceedings of the Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing on Rise of the Machines (learning) (PEARC '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 78, 7 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3332186.3332200 [download]
  • Alemdar, M., Cappelli, C. J., Criswell, B. A., & Rushton, G. T. (2018). Evaluation of a Noyce program: Development of teacher leaders in STEM education. Evaluation and Program Planning, 71, 1–11. doi:10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2018.06.005 [download]
  • Alemdar, M., Moore, R. A., Lingle, J. A., Rosen, J., Gale, J., & Usselman, M. C. (2018). The impact of a middle school engineering course on students’ academic achievement and non-cognitive skills. International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology6(4), 363–380. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.18404/ijemst.440339 [download]
  • Attell, B. K., Cappelli, C., Manteuffel, B., & Li, H. (2018). Measuring Functional Impairment in Children and Adolescents: Psychometric Properties of the Columbia Impairment Scale (CIS). Evaluation and the Health Professions, 1–27. doi:10.1177/0163278718775797 [download]
  • Criswell, B. A., Rushton, G. T., Nachtigall, D., Staggs, S., Alemdar, M., & Cappelli, C. J. (2018). Strengthening the vision: Examining the understanding of a framework for teacher leadership development by experienced science teachers. Science Education102(6), 1265–1287. doi:10.1002/sce.21472 [download]
  • Gale, J. D., Alemdar, M., Lingle, J., Newton, S. H., Moore, R. A., & Rosen, J. H. (2018, June), Developing Engineering Proficiency and Self-Efficacy Through a Middle School Engineering Course (Fundamental)  Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference, Tampa, FL. Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/30306
  • Gale, J., Koval, J., Ryan, M., Usselman, M., & Wind, S. (2018). Implementing NGSS engineering disciplinary core ideas in middle school science classrooms: Results from the field. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research9(1). doi:10.7771/2157-9288.1185 [download]
  • Hernandez, D., Usselman, M., Rana, S., Alemdar, M., & Rao, A. (2018). Paving the Road into College and STEM for Latino Students. The Journal of STEM Outreach1(1). doi:10.15695/jstem/v1i1.14 [download]
  • Newton, S. H., Alemdar, M., Moore, R. A., & Cappelli, C. J. (2018). An investigation of students’ experiences in a K-12 invention program (Evaluation). Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference​, Salt Lake City, UT. Retrieved from https://www.asee.org/public/conferences/106/papers/21273/view [download]
  • Newton, S., Alemdar, M., Hilton, E., Linsey, J., & Fu, K. (2018). Incorporating industrial design pedagogy into a mechanical engineering graphics course: a discipline-based education research (DBER) approach. International Journal of STEM Education5(1), 1-14. doi:10.1186/s40594-018-0122-7 [download]
  • Alemdar, M., Gale, J. D., Lingle, J., Newton, S. H., Moore, R., Rosen, J. H., & Usselman, M. (2017). Students’ perceptions of a middle school STEM innovation and design course. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference​, Columbus, OH. doi:10.18260/1-2--28870 [view]
  • Alemdar, M., Lingle, J. A., Wind, S. A., & Moore, R. A. (2017). Developing an engineering design process assessment using think-aloud interviews. International Journal of Engineering Education33(1), 441–452. Retrieved from https://ampitup.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/publications/ijee_06302016_final.pdf [download]
  • Gale, J. D., Cappelli, C., & Bryant, C. (2017). Program evaluation - STEAM trunks: Enhancing K-8 project-based learning through mobile makerspaces. ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, Columbus, OH. doi:10.18260/1-2--28764
  • Moore, R. A., Newton, S. H., & Baskett, A. D. (2017). The InVenture Challenge: Inspiring STEM Learning through Invention and Entrepreneurship. International Journal of Engineering Education, 33(1), 361–370. Retrieved from https://www.ijee.ie/latestissues/Vol33-1B/08_ijee3377ns.pdf [download]
  • Pucha, R., Levy, B., Linsey, J. S., Newton, S. H., Alemdar, M., & Utschig, T. (2017). Assessing concept generation intervention strategies for creativity using design problems in a freshman engineering graphics course. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference​, Columbus, OH. doi:10.18260/1-2--27619 [view]
  • Moore, R., &    Alemdar, M., & Newton, S. H., & Holcomb, A. N. (2017). The K-12 InVenture Challenge: Inspiring Future STEM Innovators.  Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference, Columbus, Ohio. [download] 
  • Ryan, M., Gale, J., & Usselman, M. (2017). Integrating engineering into core science instruction: Translating NGSS principles into practice through iterative curriculum design. International Journal of Engineering Education33(1), 321–331. https://www.ijee.ie/latestissues/Vol33-1B/05_ijee3374ns.pdf [download]
  • Wind, S. A., Alemdar, M., Lingle, J. A., Gale, J. D., & Moore, R. A. (2017). Developing an engineering design process assessment using mixed methods: An illustration with Rasch measurement theory and cognitive interviews. Journal of Applied Measurement18(2), 100–121. http://hub.mspnet.org/media/data/Wind_et_al_2017_engineering_design_mixed_methods_JAM_1_.pdf?media_000000008571.pdf [download]
  • Alemdar, M., Lingle, J., Moore, R., & Wind, S. (2016). Developing an Engineering Design Process Assessment Using Think- Aloud Interviews. International Journal of Engineering Education, 33(1B). https://www.ijee.ie/latestissues/Vol33-1B/16_ijee3385ns.pdf [download]
  • Gordon, S.I., Demmel, J., DeStefano, L., & Rivera, L. (2016). Implementing a collaborative online course to extend access to HPC skills. Computing in Science & Engineering18(73), 73-79. doi:10.1109/MCSE.2016.6 [download]
  • Hilton, E., Li, W., Newton, S. H., Alemdar, M., Pucha, R., & Linsey, J. (2016). The development and effects of teaching perspective free-hand sketching in engineering design. Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference3(2010). doi:10.1115/DETC2016-60250 [download]
  • Moore, R., Alemdar, M., Lingle, J. A., Newton, S. H., Rosen, J. H., & Usselman, M. (2016). The engineering design log: A digital design journal facilitating learning and assessment (RTP). Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference, Baton Rouge, LA. https://doi.org/10.18260/p.26153
  • Pucha, R., Utschig, T. T., Newton, S. H., Alemdar, M., Moore, R., & Noyes, C. R. (2016). Critical and creative thinking activities for engaged learning in graphics and visualization course. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference, Baton Rouge, LA. doi:10.18260/p.26596

Presentations

  • Alemdar, M., Cappelli, C. , Gale, J. (2020, March). Impact of Beginning Career Teachers' Social Network and Self-Efficacy on Retention. Paper accepted at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Portland, OR. [download]
  • Koval, J, Gale, J., Alemdar, M., Grossman, S., Usselman, M. (2020, March). “We Get to See What Works: Teacher Commitment to Curriculum within a Research Practice Partnership.” Presented at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST). Portland, OR. [download]
  • Alemdar, M., Cappelli, C.J., & Gale, J. (2019, September). Early career teachers' personal support networks and their impact on retention and persistence in schools. Poster presented at European Conference on Social Networks, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Alemdar, M., Cappelli, C.J., Rana, S., Jackson, J., & DeStefano, L. (2019, November). Using social network analysis to evaluate the impact of community partnership on a statewide literacy initiative. Paper presented at American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Gale, J. (2019, April). "It's not a project. It's a real thing that could save lives": A case study of applied engineering at the high school level. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching conference, Baltimore, MD.
  • Gale, J. & Boice, K. (2019, November). The Evaluation of Communities of Practice: Lessons Learned from Case Study Research at a STEAM School. Paper presented at Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Koval, J., Alemdar, M., Gale, J., Newton, S., & Usselman, M. (February, 2019). Developing curricular sustainability within a math and science partnership. Paper presented at the National Association for Research on Science Teaching annual conference, Baltimore, MD.
  • Pucha, R., Newton, S., & Alemdar, M. (2019, October). Freshman Engineering Students See Value in Sustainability-themed Project-based Learning. Presented at 2019 AASHE Conference & Expo, Spokane, WA, USA.
  • Pucha, R., Newton, S., & Alemdar, M. (2019, October). Freshman Engineering Students See Value in Sustainability-themed Project-based Learning. Presented at Sustainability Showcase: Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, USA.
  • Rivera, L. (November, 2019). Diversity Panel Discussion hosted by Intel Corporation. Invited panelist at the SC19 conference, Denver, Colorado.  
  • Rivera, L., (November, 2019). The Long Game: Increasing Latinx Representation in STEM Evaluation. Paper presented at Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Alemdar, M. Gale, J., Newton, S., Lingle, J. Rosen, J., Moore, J. (2018, March). Science Integration in a Middle School Engineering Course. Poster presented at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Atlanta, GA.
  • Alemdar, M., Cappelli, C., Gale, J., Rana, S. (2018, July). The Role of Social Networks and Self-Efficacy in the Retention of Noyce Teachers. Poster presented at the 2018 Noyce Summit, Washington, D.C.. Retrieved from https://www.nsfnoyce.org/pi-abstract-pods/an-exploratory-study-the-role-of-social-networks-and-self-efficacy-in-the-retention-of-noyce-teachers/ [view]
  • Alemdar, M., Cappelli, C., Gale, J., Rana, S. (2018, June). An Exploratory Study: The Role of Social Networks and Self-Efficacy in the Retention of Noyce Teachers. Poster presented at the International Network for Social Network Analysis Conference, Utrecht, Netherlands. Retrieved from https://www.nsfnoyce.org/pi-abstract-pods/an-exploratory-study-the-role-of-social-networks-and-self-efficacy-in-the-retention-of-noyce-teachers/ [view]
  • Alemdar, M., Cappelli, C., Gale, J., Rana, S., Abdus-Salaam, R. (2018, June). The Role of Social Networks and Self-Efficacy in the Retention of Noyce Teachers. Poster presented at the Southeast Regional Noyce Conference, Mobile, AL. Retrieved from https://www.nsfnoyce.org/pi-abstract-pods/an-exploratory-study-the-role-of-social-networks-and-self-efficacy-in-the-retention-of-noyce-teachers/ [view]
  • Catrambone, R., Hoffmann, M. & Lingle, J. (2018, November). AGORA: An Argument Visualization Tool to Stimulate Reflection and Self-Correction. Poster presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New Orleans, LA. Retrieved from https://agora-info.spp.gatech.edu
  • Gaither, K., Gomez, R., Turner, H., DeStefano, L., Rivera, L., & Bland, M. (2018, July). The Role Cultural Competency Plays in Teaching Data Science. Paper presented at the PEARC18 conference, Pittsburgh, PA. https://doi.org/10.1145/3219104.3219160 [download]
  • Gale, J., Grossman, S., Ryan, Newton, S., M., Usselman, M. (2018, March). Exploring Curriculum Implementation Using Self-Report Enactment Checklists. Poster presented at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Atlanta, GA.
  • Garcia, G., Rivera, L., Gopez, G., Boyce, A., & Gates, E. (2018, October). To Speak, or Not to Speak: Revealing Cultural & Contextual Dimensions of Speaking Truth to Power Through Skits. Think Tank presented at the Evaluation 2018 Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Gates, E., Gopez, G., Boyce, A., Rivera, L., & Garcia, G. (2018, March). Becoming better evaluators through reflective practice. Presentation at the Chamblee Campus Evaluation Community of Practice meeting at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
  • Grossman, S., Koval, J., Rosen, J., Edwards, D., Usselman, U., Alemdar, M., & Newton, S. (March, 2018). AMP-IT-UP: Science and Math Curriculum Modules to Cultivate the Next Generation of STEM Innovators. Poster presented at the Interdisciplinary STEM Teaching and Learning Conference, Savannah, GA. Retrieved from https://ampitup.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/presentations/amp_overview_conference_presentation_nsta.pdf [download]
  • Mehringer, S., Maiden, T., Rivera, L., & Urbanic, T. (2018, July). Creating Effective Online Training Videos from Live Training Event Recordings. Paper presented at the PEARC18 conference, Pittsburgh, PA. doi:10.1145/3219104.3219119 [download]
  • Mullen, J., Filinger, W., Maiden, T., Brown, N., Rivera, L., Urbanic, J., Nunez, K., Johnston, B., Pesatova, K., & Quinson, M. (2018, November). Strategies for Inclusive and Scalable HPC Outreach and Education. Birds of a Feather presented at SC18 in Dallas, Texas.
  • Newton, S., Gale, J., Alemdar, M., & Wind, S. (2018, March). Assessment of Practice-Focused Middle School Science Modules. Poster presented at the Interdisciplinary STEM Teaching and Learning Conference, Savannah, GA. Retrieved from https://ampitup.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/presentations/assessment_of_practice-focused_middle_school_science_modules.pdf [download]
  • Rivera, L. (2018, August). Breaking the Glass Ceiling:  Successfully Identifying and Addressing Selection Bias in a Student Program. Keynote speaker at Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium Symposium (RMACC18), University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado. 
  • Rivera, L. (2018, November). Effectively Responding to Discrimination. Invited speaker at the Women in HPC Workshop. Presented at the SC18 conference, Dallas, Texas.  
  • Ryan, M., Usselman, M., Alemdar, M., Grossman, S., & Koval, J. (2018, March). Science Modules Designed to Serve STEM Integration and NGSS. Poster presented at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Atlanta, GA.
  • Usselman, M., Ryan, M., & Alemdar, M. (2018, March). Integrating Middle School STEM in Practice: Constraints to the Nature and Scope. Poster presented at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Atlanta, GA.
  • Williams, B., McNall, M., Gates, E., & Rivera, L. (October, 2018). Are We Part of the Problem or Solution?: Using Systems Approaches to Speak Truth(s) to Power(s) for Better or Worse. Presidential Strand panel presented at the Evaluation 2018 Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Alemdar, M., Lingle, J., Wind, S., Moore, R., Usselman, M. & Rosen, J. (2017). The Impact of STEM Innovation and Design Courses on Secondary Students’ Achievement and Non-Cognitive Skills. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Educational Researchers Association. San Antonio, TX.
  • Collis, A. & Rivera, L. (2017, November). Recruitment: How to Build Diverse Teams. Birds of a Feather session. Presented at the SC17 conference, Denver, Colorado. 
  • Filinger, W., Brown, N., Mullen, J., Maiden, T., Rivera, L., & Callaghan, S. (2017, November). From Outreach to Education to Researcher - Innovative Ways of Expanding the HPC CommunityBirds of a Feather session. Presented at the SC17 conference, Denver, Colorado. 
  • Gates, E., Rivera, L., Garcia, G., Gopez, G., & Boyce, A. (2017, November). Becoming Better Evaluators Through Reflective Practice: Adventures & Insights from Diverse Evaluators Working in Academic, Government, & Consulting Contexts. Panel presented at the Evaluation 2017 Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Hernandez, D., Rao, A., Rana, S., Alemdar, M., & Usselman, M. (2017, April). Paving the road into STEM for Latino students. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, Texas. 
  • Moore, R., & Alemdar, M., & Newton, S. H., & Holcomb, A. N. (2017, June), The K-12 InVenture Challenge: Inspiring Future STEM Innovators  Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. https://peer.asee.org/28985 [download]
  • Rana, S., Alemdar, M., Hernandez, D., Rao, A., & Usselman, M. (2017, April). Impact of mentoring program on Latino students’ college aspirations, college self-efficacy, and STEM career interest. Roundtable paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, Texas. 
  • Rivera, L. (2017, July). Crossing the Chasm: Best Practices in Reducing the Gender Gap in HPC. Invited speaker at the PEARC17 conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. 
  • Rivera, L. (2017, July). Debugging a Biased Student Selection System. Invited speaker for the Women@NCSA seminar series, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Urbana, Illinois. 
  • Rivera, L. (2017, November). Diversifying the HPC Workforce. Invited panelist at the Women in HPC Workshop. Presented at the SC17 conference, Denver, Colorado. 
  • Rivera, L. (2017, November). Why subtle bias is often worse than blatant discrimination. Invited speaker at the Women in HPC Workshop. Presented at the SC17 conference, Denver, Colorado. 
  • Rivera, L. (2017, September). Diversity and Inclusion-XSEDE, RAS, XRAC, and Users. Diversity and Inclusion data presented to XSEDE RAS management during annual retreat plenary session at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, Colorado.
  • Alemdar, M., Lingle, J., Moore, R., Newton, S., Usselman, M., & Wind, S. (2016, February). The impact of STEM innovation and design courses on secondary students’ achievement and non-cognitive skills related to engineering design. Poster presented at the Georgia Tech STEM Education Research Expo, Atlanta, GA.
  • Alemdar, M., Rosen, J., Moore, F., Lingle, J., Newton, S., & Wind, S. (2016, August). The development of STEM innovation and engineering design courses, and its impact on middle school students’ achievement and non-cognitive skills related.Poster presented at the 3rd annual P-12 Engineering and Design Research Summit, Chicago, IL.
  • Collis, A., Rivera, L. (2016, November). How to Build Diverse Teams for More Effective Research. BoF presented at the SC16 conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. 
  • DeStefano, L., & Rivera, L. (2016, October). The Best of Both Worlds: How a Performance Dashboard Can Aide Program Evaluation Efforts in STEM. Presented at the Evaluation 2016 conference in Atlanta, GA.
  • Hilton, E., Li, W., Newton, S.H., Alemdar, M., Pucha, R., & Linsey, J. (2016, August). The development and effects of teaching perspective free-hand sketching in engineering design. Poster presented at the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conference and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference: Charlotte, NC.
  • Lingle, J., Alemdar, M., Moore, R., Usselman, M. (2016, April). The Development and Validation of an Engineering Assessment. Poster presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. Retrieved from https://ampitup.gatech.edu/sites/default/files/presentations/lingle_alemdarnarst_presentation.2016-2.pdf [download]
  • Pucha, R., Utschig, T. T., Newton, S. H., Alemdar, M., Moore, R., & Noyes, C. R. (2016). Critical and creative thinking activities for engaged learning in graphics and visualization course. ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. doi:10.18260/p.26596 [download]
  • Pucha, R.V., Newton, S.H., Alemdar, M., & Utschig, T.T. (2016, November). Process-oriented intervention and reflection strategies for creativity in student design projects. Poster presented at the Fourth International Conference on Design Creativity (4th ICDC), Atlanta, GA.
  • Rivera, L. (2016, November). Methods that Work: Evidence-based Advice on Diversifying the HPC Community. Invited speaker at Women in HPC Workshop. Presented at the SC16 conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. 
  • Rivera, L. (2016, June). Debugging a Biased Student Selection System. Guest seminar presented to the nano@illinois Research Experience for Teachers program participants, Champaign, Illinois.
  • Rivera, L. (2016, June). Debugging a Biased Student Selection System. Invited speaker at the Compute Canada TECC Summit for Compute Canada staff at the University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. 
  • Rivera, L. (2016, June). Methods that Work: Evidence-based Advice on Diversifying the HPC Community. Invited speaker at Women in HPC Workshop. Presented at the ISC16 conference, Frankfurt, Germany. 
  • Rivera, L. (2016, June). Panel: Building A Better Workforce – Best Practices in Diversity and Inclusion. Paper: Overcoming Unconscious Bias. Invited panelist and moderator at the CANHEIT | HPCS 2016 conference held at the University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada.  
  • Rivera, L. (2016, March). Research Reporting. Guest lecture for University of North Carolina at Greensboro course ERM 604: Methods of Educational Research, Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • Rivera, L. (2016, November). Encouraging Diversity in Outreach Programs. Invited speaker at HPC Outreach: Promoting Supercomputing to the Next Generation BoF. Presented at the SC16 conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.