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Journal Publications

Beheshti Pour, N., D. Thiessen, and B. Van Wie, Improving student understanding and motivation in learning heat transfer by visualizing thermal boundary layers. International Journal of Engineering Education, 2017. In Press.

Beheshti Pour, N., et al., Ultra-Low-Cost Vacuum Formed Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Learning Module. International Journal of Engineering Education, 2017. 33(2A): p. 723–740.

Hunsu, N.J., O. Adesope, and B.J. Van Wie, Engendering situational interest in a hands-on learning classroom: What really matters? Instructional Science, On-line, 2017. 10.1007/s11251-017-9427-z.

Golter, P., B. Van Wie, and L. Coon, Capabilities of desktop scale heat transfer equipment for classroom instruction. International Journal of Engineering Education, 2017. 33(4): p. 1163–1179.

Abdul, B., et al., Comparing the effects of two active learning approaches in an engineering education classroom. International Journal of Engineering Education, 2016. 32(2): p. 654-669.

Golter, P.B., G.R. Brown, and B.J. Van Wie, Preliminary Validation of a Critical Thinking Rubric for Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer. J STEM Ed., 2016. 17(4): p. 19-28.

Hunsu, N.J., et al., Exploring Students’ Perceptions of an Innovative Active Learning Paradigm in a Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Course. International Journal of Engineering Education, 2015. 31(5): p. 1200-1213.

Burgher, J., et al., Implementation of a Modular Hands-on Learning Pedagogy: Student Attitudes in a Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Course. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations & Research, 2015. 16(4).

Conference Publications

Beheshti Pour, N., D.B. Thiessen, and B.J. Van Wie. Work-in-Progress: Visualization and Simulation of the Thermal Boundary Layer around a Cylinder as a Classroom Demonstration. in Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education. 2017. Columbus, OH.

Richards, R.F. Examining Student Misconceptions of Conservation of Mass and Energy in Pipe Flow using Very Low-Cost Experiments. in Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education. 2017. Columbus, OH.

Adesope, O., et al. Assessing Engineering Students’ Motivation and Learning Strategies – A Psychometric Analysis of the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire. in Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education. 2017. Columbus, OH.

Beheshti Pour, N., D.B. Thiessen, and B.J. Van Wie, Implementation of an Ultra-low Cost Heat Exchanger Learning Module to Address Energy Balance Concepts, in American Society for Engineering Education. 2016: New Orleans, Louisiana.

Richards, R., et al., MAKER: Very Low-Cost Experiments via 3-D Printing and Vacuum Forming, in American Society for Engineering Education. 2015: Seattle, WA.

Burgher, J.K., et al., Impacts of engineering engagement activities for first-year students, in American Society for Engineering Education. 2016: New Orleans, LA.

Nazempour, A., Golter, PB, Richards, CD, Richards, RF, and Van Wie, BJ, Assessments of Ultra-Low-Cost Venturi Nozzle in Undergraduate Engineering Classes, in American Society for Engineering Education. 2015: Seattle, WA.

Adesope, O., Hunsu, N, and Van Wie, BJ, Work in Progress: The Effects of Using Desktop Learning Modules on Engineering Students’ Motivation, in American Society for Engineering Education. 2015: Seattle, WA.