Engineering and Technology Education Doctoral Students
Better understanding the influence and impact of online facilitated design challenges on young learners’ interest and self-confidence in STEM.
Investigating the role and impact of STEAM education in socio-economically disadvantage communities at the K-12 level. Investigates how STEAM education can serve as an impetus to help break generational poverty.
Interested in research in informal learning, students with different needs, and first-year teacher experiences.
My research interest includes the influence of computational thinking through Makerspace activities on graduation rate in STEM disciplines.
My research interests are in curriculum development, teacher professional development, and underrepresented populations in STEM, focused on mathematics and engineering.
The impacts of project-based learning on early childhood educators. The use of augmented reality in technology and engineering education.
Investigating Digital Competence as a framework for evaluating the gap between student self-reported knowledge and empirically tested skills.
My research interests include curriculum development in career and technical education and support systems for beginning teachers.
My research interests are undergraduate research experiences (community college students, women, and URM populations), STEM programming, and K-20 engineering education.
Erik Schettig’s research interests include STEM curriculum development, spatial visualization skills, and utilizing informal learning environments.
Corey’s interests revolve around the integration of robotics in mathematics instruction, specifically in effecting mathematics instruction among middle grades students.