Research Lab Publications


  • FREITAS, C. C. S., Beyer, Z. J., Yagoub, H. A. A., DeBoer, J. (2018). Fostering Engineering Thinking in a Democratic Learning Space: A Classroom Application Pilot Study in the Azraq Refugee Camp, Jordan. 2018 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT.

  • FREITAS, C. C. S., Qureshey, J., Beyer, Z. J., DeBoer, J. (2018). Designing an Engineering Classroom in a Democratic Learning Space in the Azraq Refugee Camp. (Poster Presentation) 2018 Illinois Indiana ASEE Section Conference, West Lafayette, IN.

  • Y. Duan, R.Kandakatla, N. Stites, J. DeBoer, E. Berger, and J. Rhoads, “The Relationship Between Demographic Characteristics and Engagement in an Undergraduate Engineering Online Forum,” FIE Conference, 2018, Accepted

  • Kandakatla, R., Ortega, J., D,. Streveler, R., & Smith, K. " Faculty Apprentice as a Mentorship Model for Engineering Graduate Students interested in Teaching." Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE). IEEE, 2018.


  • EVENHOUSE, D., FREITAS, C. C. S., PATEL, N., KANDAKATLA, R., ZADOCKS, A., PREBEL, T., . . . KROUSGRILL, C. (2017). Development of a video coding structure to record Active, Blended, and Collaborative pedagogical practice. Paper presented at the Research in Engineering Education Symposium, Bogota, Colombia.

  • Jennifer DeBoer, Casey Haney, S. Zahra Atiq, Casey Smith & David Cox (2017) Hands-on engagement online: using a randomised control trial to estimate the impact of an at-home lab kit on student attitudes and achievement in a MOOC, European Journal of Engineering Education, DOI: 

  • Haney, C. L., Qureshey, J., Attic, S. Z., DeBoer, J., & Cox, D. (2017). Understanding lived experiences of students in a blended-learning neuroscience MOOC. ASEE Zone II 2017 Proceedings. Retrieved from

  • Kandakatla, R., Goldenstein, A., Evenhouse, D., , Berger, E., Rhoads, J., DeBoer, J. “MEERCat - A Case Study of How Faculty-led Research Initiatives Gave Rise to a Cross-departmental Research Center with Potential to Inform Local Policy”, ASEE 2018 Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, USA, June, 2017

  • Zadoks, A., Stites, N. A., Evenhouse, D., Patel, N., Kandakatla, R., Berger, E., Rhoads, J. & DeBoer, J. "Longitudinal analysis of instructor actions in an active, blended, and collaborative classroom environment." Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE). IEEE, 2017

  • Evenhouse, D., Freitas, C., Patel, N., Kandakatla, R., Prebel, T., Stites, N., DeBoer, J., Rhoads, J., Krousgrill, C., Berger, E. “Development of video coding structure to record Active, Blended, and Collaborative pedagogical practice”, 7th Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES), Bogota, Colombia, July 2017

  • Evenhouse, D., Kandakatla, R., Stites, N., Patel, N., Zadoks, A., Prebel, T,. Freitas, C., Krousgrill, C., Berger, E., Rhoads, J., DeBoer, J., “What does an In-Class Meeting Entail? A Characterization and Assessment of Instructor Actions in an Active, Blended, and Collaborative Classroom”, ASEE 2017 Annual Conference, Columbus, USA, June, 2017.