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Refereed Journal Articles

Kilgore, D., Jocuns, A., Yasuhara, K. and Atman, C.J. (2010). "From beginning to end: How engineering students think and talk about sustainability across the life cycle," International Journal of Engineering Education 26(2), 305-313.

Borgford-Parnell, J., Deibel, K., and Atman, C. J. (2010). "From Engineering Design Research to Engineering Pedagogy: Bringing Research Results Directly to the Students," In S. M. Lord, and C. J. Finelli (Eds.) Applications of Engineering Education Research, Special Issue Part 1, Developing Engineering Competencies, International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 26, (4) pp. 748-759.

Turns, J., Cuddihy, E., and Guan, Z. (2010). "I thought this was going to be a waste of time: Using portfolio construction to support reflection on project-based experiences," Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning, 4(2), pp. 63-93.

Atman, C. J., Borgford-Parnell, J., Kang, A., Ng, W. H., and Turns, J. (2009). "Matters of Context in Design," In J. McDonnell & P. Lloyd (Eds.), About: Design, (pp. 399-416) London: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.

Larson*, J., Birge*, C., Huang, Y., Sattler*, B., Turns, J., and Yellin, J. (2009). "Active Learning in Higher Education: A Case Study of a Directed Research Group," Technical Communication, May, pp. 172-177.

Larson, Jerrod, Colin Birge, Yi-Min Huang, Brook Sattler, Jennifer Turns, and Jessica M. H. Yellin. 2009. "Directed Research Groups as a Means of Training Students to Become Technical Communication Researchers," Technical Communication 56(2):172?177.

Atman, Cynthia J., Deborah Kilgore, and Ann McKenna. "Characterizing Design Learning: A Mixed-Methods Study of Engineering Designers' Use of Language," Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 97, no. 3, pp. 309-326, 2008

Atman, Cynthia J., Ken Yasuhara, Robin S. Adams, Theresa Barker, Jennifer Turns, and Eddie Rhone. "Breadth in Problem-Scoping: A Comparison of Freshmen and Senior Engineering Students," International Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 234-245, 2008

Cardella, Monica E., Cynthia J. Atman, Jennifer Turns, Robin S. Adams . "Students with Differing Design Processes as Freshmen: Case Studies on Change," International Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 246-259, 2008

Gaulke, L. S., Borgford-Parnell, J. L., and Stensel, H. D. . "A Decentralized and Onsite Wastewater Management Course: Bringing Together Global Concerns and Practical Pedagogy," Water Science & Technology, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 1397-1404, 2008

Atman, Cynthia J., Robin S. Adams, Monica E. Cardella, Jennifer Turns, Susan Mosborg, and Jason J. Saleem . "Engineering Design Processes: A Comparison of Students and Expert Practitioners," Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 96, no. 4, pp. 359 -379, 2007

Kilgore, Deborah, Cynthia J. Atman, Ken Yasuhara, Theresa Barker, and Andrew Morozov. "Considering Context: A Study of First-Year Engineering Students," Considering Context: A Study of First-Year Engineering Students, vol. 96, no. 4, pp. 321-334, 2007

Turns, Jennifer, Mathew Eliot, R. Neal, and Angela Linse . "Investigating the Teaching Concerns of Engineering Educators," Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 96, no. 4, pp. 295-308, 2007

Turns, Jennifer, Monica E. Cardella, Cynthia J. Atman, J. Martin, and J. Newman . "Tackling the Research-to-Teaching Challenge in Engineering Design Education: Making the Invisible Visible," International Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 598-608, 2006

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, pp. 05-24., 2006

Cardella, Monica E. and Cynthia J. Atman . "A Qualitative Study of the Role of Mathematics in Engineering Capstone Design Projects: Initial Insights," iNEER Special Volume: Innovations – World Innovations in Engineering Education and Research, 2005

Atman, Cynthia J., Monica E. Cardella, Jennifer Turns, and Robin S. Adams. "Comparing Freshman and Senior Engineering Design Processes: an In-depth Follow-up Study," Design Studies, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 325-357, 2005

Turns, Jennifer, Robin S. Adams, Cynthia J. Atman, and Theresa Barker . "Research on Engineering Student Knowing: Trends and Opportunities," Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 94, no. 1, pp. 27-40, 2005

Turns, Jennifer, Robin S. Adams, Angela Linse, J. Martin, and Cynthia J. Atman . "Bridging from Research to Teaching in Undergraduate Engineering Design Education," International Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 379-390, 2004

Adams, Robin S., Jennifer Turns, and Cynthia J. Atman. "Educating Effective Engineering Designers: The Role of Reflective Practice," Design Studies, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 275-294, 2003

Adams, Robin S., Cynthia J. Atman, Rie Nakamura, Gretchen Kalonji, and Denice Denton. "Assessment of an International Freshman Research and Design Experience: A Triangulation Study," International Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 18, no. 2, 2002

McGourty, Jack, Larry Shuman, Mary Besterfield-Sacre, Cynthia J. Atman, Ronald Miller, Barbara Olds, Gloria Rogers, and Harvey Wolfe. "Preparing for ABET EC 2000: Research-Based Assessment Methods and Processes," International Journal of Engineering Education, Special Issue on Assessment, vol. 18, no. 2, 2002

Besterfield-Sacre, Mary, Magaly Moreno, Larry J. Shuman, Cynthia J. Atman. "Gender and Ethnicity Differences in Freshman Engineering Student Attitudes: A Cross-Institutional Study," Journal of Engineering Education, October 2001

Besterfield-Sacre, Mary, Larry J. Shuman, Harvey Wolfe, Cynthia J. Atman, Jack McGourty, Ronald, L. Miller, Barbara M. Olds, and Gloria Rogers. "Defining the Outcomes: A Framework for EC 2000," IEEE Transactions on Education Special Issue on Assessment, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 100-110, May 2000 [view this publication]

Turns, Jennifer, Cynthia J. Atman, and Robin Adams. "Concept Maps for Engineering Education: A Cognitively Motivated Tool Supporting Varied Assessment Functions," IEEE Transactions on Education Special Issue on Assessment, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 164-173, May 2000 [view this publication]

Mullins, Carie A., Cynthia J. Atman, and Larry Shuman. "Freshman Engineers' Strategies and Performance When Approaching Design Problems," IEEE Transactions on Education, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 281-287, November 1999 [view this publication]

Atman, Cynthia J., Justin R. Chimka, Karen M. Bursic, and H. L. Nachtmann. "A Comparison of Freshman and Senior Engineering Design Processes," Design Studies, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 131-152, March 1999 [view this publication]

Atman, Cynthia J. and Karen M. Bursic. "Documenting a Process: The Use of Verbal Protocol Analysis to Study Engineering Student Design," Journal of Engineering Education Special Issue on Assessment, pp. 121-132, April 1998

Besterfield-Sacre, Mary E., Cynthia J. Atman, and Larry Shuman. "Engineering Student Attitudes Assessment," Journal of Engineering Education Special Issue on Assessment, pp. 133-141, April 1998

Bursic, Karen M. and Cynthia J. Atman. "Information Gathering: A Critical Step for Quality in the Design Process," Quality Management Journal, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 60-75, 1997

Besterfield-Sacre, Mary E., Cynthia J. Atman, and Larry Shuman. "Characteristics of Freshman Engineering Students: Models for Determining Student Attrition in Engineering," Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 86, no. 2, pp. 139-149, April 1997

Atman, Cynthia J. and Karen M. Bursic. "Teaching Engineering Design: Can Reading a Textbook Make a Difference?," Research in Engineering Design, vol. 8, pp. 240-250, 1996

Atman, Cynthia J. and Indira Nair. "Engineering in Context: An Empirical Study of Freshmen Student's Conceptual Frameworks," Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 85, no. 4, pp. 317-326, October 1996

Bostrom, Ann, Cynthia J. Atman, Baruch Fischhoff, and M. Granger Morgan. "Evaluating Risk Communications: Completing and Correcting Mental Models of Hazardous Processes, Part II," Risk Analysis, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 789-798, 1994