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Presentations and Workshops

Atman, C.J., Kilgore, D., and Yasuhara, K. (2010). Sustainability and social responsibility: Assessing engineering students? consideration of context. The Engineering, Social Justice, and Peace Conference, London, England, August 2010. (Workshop)

Kilgore, D., Atman, C.J., Yasuhara, K., Morozov, A., and Chachra, D. (2009). Driven by Passion, Curiosity, Engagement, and Dreams: Findings from the Academic Pathways Study on Undergraduates? Motivations to Study Engineering. American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA, 2009

Atman, C.J. (2009). Surprise Happens to the Prepared Mind: Linking Context and Creativity in Engineering Design. Presented at the ACM Creativity & Cognition in Engineering Design Conference, Berkeley, CA, October 2009.

Atman, C.J., Deibel, K. and Borgford-Parnell, J. (2009). The Process of Engineering Design: A Comparison of Three Representations. In proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED), Stanford, CA, August 2009.

Yasuhara, K., Morozov, A., Kilgore, D., Atman, C.J., and Loucks-Jaret, C. (2009). Considering Life Cycle During Design: A Longitudinal Study of Engineering Undergraduates. In proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education Conference, Austin, TX, June 2009.

Kilgore, D., Jocuns, A., Yasuhara, K., Atman, C.J. and Morozov, A. (2009). From Beginning to End: How Do Engineering Students Think and Talk about Sustainability Across the Life Cycle? In proceedings of the Mudd Design Workshop VII: Sustaining Sustainable Design, Claremont, CA, May 2009.

K. Yasuhara, J. Borgford-Parnell, J. Turns, et al. (2008). Research on engineering learning and teaching: Implications for engineering education (workshop). POD/NCSPOD Conference, Reno, NV. (group discussion notes published online)

K. Yasuhara (2008). Viewpoints from the doorstep (faculty poster). 2008 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Eastern Conference (CCSC-E), Frederick, MD.

T.J. Barker, K. Yasuhara (2008). Why women are the future of engineering (interactive session). University of Washington Women in Science and Engineering Conference, Seattle, WA

Atman, C. J., Chachra, Debbie, Yasuhara, Ken, Turns, Jennifer, Sheppard, Sheri, Kilgore, Deborah, Fleming, L., Miller, R., Smith, K., Stevens, R., and Streveler, R.. "Linking Research Findings on Engineering Student Learning and Engineering Teaching: Implications for Engineering Education," ASEE Pacific Northwest Regional Conference, Seattle, Washington, November, 2008

Yasuhara, K., Woods, S., Loshbaugh, H.G., Matusovich, H., Chachra, D., Chen, H., Donaldson, K., Eris, O., Kilgore, D., Morozov, A., Sheppard S., Atman, C.J., Miller, R., and Streveler, R.. "Bridging research and practice: What does the Academic Pathways Study tell us about women and engineering education," 2008 WEPAN National Conference, St. Louis, MO, June, 2008

Atman, C.J. and Borgford-Parnell, J.. "Engineering Design Processes," Aerospace Structures (AA 332), taught by Dr. Paolo Passolini, Seattle, Wa, University of Washington, April, 2008

Borgford-Parnell, J. "Bringing Design Research into Engineering Classrooms," Pacific Northwest Section, American Society for Engineering Education Annual Meeting, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA, April, 2008

Atman, C.J. and Borgford-Parnell, J.. "How Prepared Are You? Compare Your Engineering Skills with Other Graduating Seniors," Materials Engineering II (MSE 492), taught by Dr. Brian Flinn, Seattle, Wa, University of Washington, February, 2008

C. Claiborn, J. Fraser, T. Reed-Rhoads, K. Yasuhara, S. Brown (2007). Opportunities and challenges of engineering education scholarship (panel). Pacific Northwest Section Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education (PN-ASEE), Pullman, WA.

Borgford-Parnell, J. "Applying Research from “How People Learn” to Engineering Classrooms," INFORMS Colloquium, Seattle, Washington, November, 2007

Atman, C. J., Kilgore D., Eris, O., Fleming, L., Miller, R. L., Sheppard, S. D., Smith, K., Stevens, R., Streveler, R., Amos, D. M., Bailey, T., Chachra, D., Chen, H., Donaldson, K., Geist, M., Jones, M., Korte, R., Ledbetter, S., Lichtenstein, G., Loshba. "Special Session – Academic Pathways Study: Special Interactive Session on Findings and Implications for Engineering Education and Practice," Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October, 2007 [pdf]

Atman, C. J. and Kilgore, Deborah. "Interactive Session with the Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education Researchers," NAE/CASEE Dane and Mary Louise Miller Symposium, Milwaukee, WI, October, 2007

McGovern, Victoria, Atman, C. J., Augenbraun, Eliene, Stith, Andrea, and Taylor, Crispin. "Multiple Career Pathways," American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, February, 2006

Atman, C. J., Turns, J., and Fleming, L.. "Learning Science Research Applied to Engineering," American Society for Engineering Education Workshop, June, 2005

Atman, C. J., Barker, Theresa, Cardella, Monica, and Mosborg, Susan. "Looking at Research on Learning: an Interactive Workshop," University of Washington College of Engineering TA Workshop, Seattle, Washington, September, 2004

Sheppard, Sheri D., Atman, C.J., Adams, R.S. and Richardson, Cheryl. "What Do We Know About our Engineering Students," Frontiers in Education Conference, Boston, MA, November, 2002

Martin, J., Robin Adams, Jennifer Turns. "Who Listens to Whom? A Citation Analysis of Recent Papers on Engineering Design Education," Annual Design Thinking Research Symposium, Montreal, Canada, Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference, June, 2002

Turns, Jennifer, Adams, R. S., Martin, Josh, Linse, Angela, and Atman, C.J.. "Design Education Workshop: Connecting Research and Practice," American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada, June, 2002

Calalang, R., Robin S. Adams, and J. Fridley. "Meeting Washington State Education Goals: University of Washington's ECSEL Design II Workshop," Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June, 2001

Adams, Robin S., Rie Nakamura, and Cynthia J. Atman. "What Makes a Good Freshman Research and Design Project," American Society for Engineering Conference, Albuquerque, NM, June, 2001

Adams, Robin S., Nakamura, Rie, and Atman, C.J.. "What Makes a Good Freshmen Research and Design Project?," American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Albuquerque, NM, June, 2001

Adams, Robin S., Mary E. Lidstrom, and Cynthia J. Atman. "Teaching a Biological Perspective to Engineers," American Educational Research Association, Seattle, Washington, April, 2001

Adams, Robin S., Lidstrom, Mary E., Atman, C.J., Olson, Allen, Nelson, Kjell, and Turns, J.. "Teaching a Biological Perspective to Engineers," American Educational Research Association, Seattle, Wa, April, 2001

Denton, Denice, Atman, C.J., and Linse, Angela . "Faculty Recruitment and Professional Development," Engineering Deans Institute Conference, March, 2001

Besterfield-Sacre, Mary, Shuman, Larry J., Wolfe, Harvey, Atman, C.J., McGourty, Jack, Miller, Ron, Olds, Barbara, and Rogers, Gloria. "EC 2000 Attributes: Definition and Use," Frontiers in Education Conference, November, 2000

Turns, Jennifer, and Cynthia J. Atman. "Concept Map Use in Course-Level and Program-Level Assessment," American Society for Engineering Education Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, June, 2000

Scott, Cathie, Jennifer Turns, and Cynthia J. Atman. "Learning About Engineering Design Through an Examination of Student Design Strategies," American Society for Engineering Education Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, June, 2000

Atman, Cynthia J., and Jennifer Turns. "Characterizing Engineering Student Design Processes - A Within Subjects Verbal Protocol," American Society for Engineering Education Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, June, 2000

Turns, Jennifer and Atman, C.J.. "Concept Map Use in Course-Level and Program-Level Assessment," American Society for Engineering Education Conference, St. Louis, MO, June, 2000

Scott, Cathie, Turns, J., and Atman, C.J.. "Learning About Engineering Design Through an Examination of Student Design Strategies," American Society for Engineering Education Conference, St. Louis, MO, June, 2000

Olds, Barbara, Shuman, Larry J., Wolfe, Harvey, Besterfield-Sacre, Mary, McGourty, Jack , Miller, Ron, Atman, C.J., and Rogers, Gloria. "A Baker’s Dozen Assessment Methods and Their Strengths and Weaknesses," NSF-Best Assessment Practices III, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, April, 2000

Atman, C. J. and Turns, J.. "Concept Maps for Assessment in Engineering Education," Best Assessment Processes III Conference, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, April, 2000

Shepard, Sheri, Atman, C.J., Carlson, Larry, Crawley, Ed, Eibeck, Pam, Frey, Dan, Marchese, Anthony, Richards, Donald E., Sullivan, Jackie, Waitz, Ian, Van Duzer, Eric. "Innovations in Engineering Education: What Makes Innovation Possible and Sustainable," Frontiers in Education Conference, April, 2000

Atman, C. J. and Turns, J.. "Characterizing Engineering Student Design Processes – A Within Subjects Verbal Protocol," American Society for Engineering Education Conference, St. Louis, MO, June, 2000

Atman, C. J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., McGourty, J., Miller, R., Olds, B., Rogers, G., Shuman, L., . "Assessment Methods for Addressing EC 2000: An Introduction ," Frontiers in Education Conference, November, 1999

Shuman, Larry, Mary Besterfield-Sacre, Harvey Wolfe, Cynthia J. Atman, Jack McGourty, Ronald Miller, Barbara Olds, and Gloria Rogers. "Defining the Outcomes: A Bloom's Taxonomy Approach to EC 2000," American Society for Engineering Education National Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, June, 1999

Turns, Jennifer, Cynthia J. Atman, and I. Sidiadinoto. "Students Use of Functional, Behavioral and Structural Terms to Describe Artifacts During Design," American Society of Engineering Education Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, June, 1999

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Wolfe, H., Atman, C.J., McGourty, Jack, Miller, R., Olds. B., Rogers, G.. "Defining the Outcomes: A Bloom’s Taxonomy Approach to EC 2000," American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Charlotte, NC, June, 1999

Turns, J., Atman, C.J. and Sidiadinoto, I.. "Students Use of Functional, Behavioral and Structural Terms to Describe Artifacts During Design," American Society for Engineering Education Conference, Charlotte, NC, June, 1999

Adams, Robin. "A Strategy for Transforming Engineering Education: A Longitudinal Analysis of Attraction and Retention," Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, Seattle, Washington, 1998

Adams, Robin S.. "Integrating 'design' Experiences in Engineering Curriculum as a Strategy for Increasing Diversity: Intended and Unintended Consequences," Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, Seattle, Washington, June, 1998

Bordia, R.K., M. Stackpoole, Robin S. Adams. "Enhancement of Design Components and Interaction with Industry in an Upper Division Course on Composities," Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education, Seattle, Washington, June, 1997

Atman, C. J., Chimka, Justin R., and Bursic, Karen M. "Results from a Verbal Protocol Study of the Design Process," Frontiers in Education Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November, 1997 [pdf]

Besterfield-Sacre, Mary E., Atman, C.J., and Shuman, Larry J.. "A Cross Institutional Comparison of Freshman Engineering Attitudes," Frontiers in Education Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November, 1997 [pdf]

Besterfield-Sacre, Mary E., Atman, C.J., Shuman, Larry J., and Wolfe, Harvey. "Outcomes Assessment Using Questionnaires, Protocols and Empirical Models: Pilot Study Results," NSF sponsored Best Assessment Processes in Engineering Education Symposium, April, 1997

Besterfield-Sacre, Mary E., Shuman, Larry J., and Atman, C.J.. "Engineering Student Attitudes Assessment," NSF sponsored Best Assessment Processes in Engineering Education Symposium, April, 1997

Atman, C. J.. "What Diagrams Do Readers Prefer in Risk Communications?," Annual Society for Risk Analysis Conference, December, 1995

Bostrom, Ann and Atman, C.J.. "Correcting Misconceptions about Global Climate Change: Is a Myth-Fact Box a Good Idea?," Annual Society for Risk Analysis Conference, December, 1995

Atman, C. J. and Bursic, Karen. "How Effective are Textbooks in Teaching the Engineering Design Process?," Frontiers in Education Conference, Atlanta, GA, November, 1995 [html]

Redfern, Mark. S. and Atman, C.J.. "Human Factors at the University of Pittsburgh," Three Rivers Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Pittsburgh, PA, November, 1995

Atman, C. J.. "Initiatives at the University of Pittsburgh," American Society of Engineering Education Conference Panel on Restructuring Engineering Education, June, 1995

Atman, C. J. and Puerzer, Rich. "Investigating Advantages for Using Schematic Diagrams to Explain Risk Information," Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May, 1995

Atman, C. J. and Bostrom, Ann. "Unconfounding Content and Structure in the Mental Models Approach for Risk Communication Design," Annual Society for Risk Analysis Conference, December, 1994

Atman, C. J.. "Have You Tried.......Concept Maps?," Frontiers in Education Conference, November, 1994

Atman, C. J.. "Proposal Writing Workshop," American Society for Engineering Education Conference, June, 1993

Atman, C. J.. "STS and the Freshman: A Survey of Humanities and Engineering Freshmen," National Association for Science, Technology, and Society Conference, January, 1992

Bostrom, Ann, Atman, C.J., Fischhoff, Baruch, and Morgan, M. Granger. "Risk Communication Evaluation: Mental Models and Other Approaches," Annual Society for Risk Analysis Conference, December, 1992

Atman, C. J.. "Diagrams, Outlines or Text: What Do Readers Like and Remember?," Annual International Visual Literacy Association Conference, October, 1992