Publications

Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

Hynes, M. & Swenson, J. (2013). The Humanistic Side of Engineering: Considering Social Science and Humanities Dimensions of Engineering in Education and Research. Journal of Pre­-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER), 3(2).

McCormick, M., & Hammer, D. (2016). Stable Beginnings in Engineering Design. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER), 6(1).

Milto, E., Wendell, K., Watkins, J., Hammer, D., Spencer, K., Portsmore, M., & Rogers, C. (2016). Elementary School Engineering for Fictional Clients in Children’s Literature. In Connecting Science and Engineering Education Practices in Meaningful Ways, ed. L. Annetta and J. Minogue, 263–291. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Watkins, J., Spencer, K., & Hammer, D. (2014). Examining Young Students’ Problem Scoping in Engineering Design. Journal of Pre­-College Engineering Education Research (J­-PEER), 4(1).

Wendell, K. B. (2014). Design Practices of Preservice Elementary Teachers in an Integrated Engineering and Literature Experience. Journal of Pre­-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER), 4(2).

Conferences:

Bitetti, S.M. (2016). Viewing Group Dynamics through Student-Generated Documentation in an Elementary Engineering Classroom. Paper presented at the Purdue P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit. Chicago, Il.

Coppola, S., Madariaga, L., & Schnedeker, M. (2015). Assessing Teachers’ Experiences with STEM and Perceived Barriers to Teaching Engineering. Proceedings of the 122nd American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition. Seattle, WA.

Hammer, D. (2012). How Do Students Frame What They’re Doing? Keynote address April 27, 2012, at the P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit, Washington Plaza Hotel. Washington, DC.

Johnson, A., Wendell, K., & Watkins, J. (2016). Dimensions of Experienced Responsive Teaching in Engineering. Honorable mention for best paper, Pre-College Engineering Education Division. Proceedings of the 123rd American Society of Engineering Education Conference and Exposition. New Orleans, LA.

Johnson, A., Wendell, K., & Watkins, J. (2017). Examining Experienced Teachers’ Noticing of and Responses to Students’ Engineering. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education (J-PEER), 7(1), 25–35.

McCormick, M. (2014). Engineering for Colonial Times. Proceedings of the 121st American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition. Indianapolis, IN.

McCormick, M. & Hammer, D. (2014). The Beginnings of Engineering Design in an Integrated Engineering and Literacy Task. Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Boulder, CO.

McCormick, M., Hammer, D., & Brizuela, B. (2014). Engineering Design as Imagining “What Could Be.” Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Jean Piaget Society. San Francisco, CA.

McCormick, M. & Hynes, M. (2012). Engineering in a Fictional World: Early Findings from Integrating Engineering and Literacy. Proceedings of the 119th American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition. San Antonio, TX.

McCormick, M., & Watkins, J. (2015). From Pretending to Engineering: An Examination of Students’ Dynamic Engagement in Novel Engineering Design Activities (Fundamental). Proceedings of the 122nd American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition. Seattle, WA.

McCormick, M., & Watkins, J. (2016). Dynamic Framings in Novel Engineering Design Activities. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.

McCormick, M., Wendell, K. B., & O’Connell, B. P. (2014). Student Videos as a Tool for Elementary Teacher Development in Teaching Engineering: What Do Teachers Notice? Proceedings of the 121st American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition. Indianapolis, IN.

O’Connell, B. (2016). Implementation of a Mobile Makerspace in a K-8 School. Poster presented at the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition. New Orleans, LA.

Portsmore, M. (2016) Novel Engineering: An Integrated Approach to Teaching Engineering and Literacy. Workshop presented at the 123rd American Society of Engineering Education Conference and Exposition. New Orleans, LA.

Portsmore, M., Watkins, J., & Wendell, K. (2016). Novel Engineering: Integrating Engineering and Literacy. Paper presented at the 3rd P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit. Chicago, IL.

Rogers, C., Hammer, D., Portsmore, M., Milto, E., Watkins, J., Johnson, A., & Bratzel, B. (2016). The Dimensions of Solution Diversity in Novel Engineering: An Integrated Approach to Teaching Engineering and Literacy. Poster presentation at the National Science Foundation Discovery Research K-12 Principal Investigator Meeting. Washington, DC.

Scolnic, J., K. Spencer, K., & Portsmore, M. (2014). Viewing Student Engineering through the Lens of “Engineering Moments”: An Interpretive Case Study of 7th Grade Students with Language­-Based Learning Disabilities. Proceedings of the 121st American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference & Exposition. Indianapolis, IN.

Watkins, J., McCormick, M., Milto, E., Portsmore, M., & Spencer, K. (2016). Data-Based Conjectures for Supporting Responsive Teaching in Engineering Design with Elementary Teachers. Paper presented at the 3rd P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit. Chicago, IL.

Watkins, J., & Wendell, K. (2016). Fostering Responsive Teaching in Engineering Design Using Video Cases with Elementary Teachers. Paper presented at the 3rd P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit. Chicago, IL.

Wendell, K., Watkins, J., & Johnson, A. (2016). Noticing, Assessing, and Responding to Students’ Engineering: Exploring a Responsive Teaching Approach to Engineering Design. Proceedings of the 123rd American Society of Engineering Education Conference and Exposition. New Orleans, LA.

Yang, L. A., Johnson, A. W., & Portsmore, M. D. (2015). Eliciting Informed Designer Patterns from Elementary Students with Open­-Ended Problems. Proceedings of the 122nd American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition. Seattle, WA.

Theses:

McCormick, M. (2015). Complex Dynamics of Student Engagement in Novel Engineering Design Activities. Doctoral dissertation for Tufts University.