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Mon. April 15, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:10 PM
Pentagon A&B, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will be able to hear presentations surrounding the experiences of faculty members. This session explores multiple areas, including faculty perceptions at Hispanic-serving institutions, the journeys of engineering faculty members, and the experiences of dual-career couples during the faculty interview process. In addition, collaborations with faculty on grant proposals, the results of seed investments to promote transinstitutional collaborations, and areas to improve the recruitment, retention, promotion, and job satisfaction of faculty in STEM departments will be covered.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Helene Finger P.E. and Ms. Alaine M Allen
Papers Presented
  1. Work in Progress: Proactive Dual-career and Relocation Assistance During the Faculty Interview Process [view paper]
    Dr. Robyn Sandekian (University of Colorado, Boulder), Mrs. Karen G. Braun (University of Colorado, Boulder), and Dr. Sarah Miller (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Mon. April 15, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:10 PM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session addresses an assortment of efforts aimed at exploring the pathways of students. Topics to be explored include pragmatic and theoretical dilemmas associated with co-curricular support, study abroad experiences of prospective transfer students, and the retention and graduation of women in engineering programs. In addition, this session will delve into the exploration of an alternative college screening admission process, the improvement of publicly available sources aimed at broadening participation, and the results of a grant aimed at increasing the number of Latinx students.

Moderated by
  1. Andrea Salazar Morgan
Papers Presented
  1. Dilemmas in Cocurricular Support: A Theoretical and Pragmatic Discussion on Current Practices and Future Challenges [view paper]
    Dr. Stephen Secules (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Dr. Walter C. Lee (Virginia Tech), Ms. Karis Boyd-Sinkler (Virginia Tech), Adam Stark Masters (Virginia Tech), Ms. Cynthia Hampton (Virginia Tech), Ms. Ashley R. Taylor (Virginia Tech), and Dustin M. Grote (Virginia Tech)
M406·Track: Special Topic - Computing & Technology Technical Session 3
Technical Special Topic: Computing & Technology
Mon. April 15, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:10 PM
Salon E&D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session covers a variety of efforts related to broadening participation in computing and technology fields. Areas addressed in this session include the use of eye-tracking software to understand implicit bias and the use of immersive virtual reality to cultivate inclusive cultures. Topics also include increasing career and technical education programs and efforts aimed at increasing computing for Hispanic-serving institutions and outreach programs.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Leonard J. Bohmann P.E. and Mrs. Tia Jackson-Truitt
Papers Presented
  1. Broadening Participation of Hispanics in Computing: The CAHSI INCLUDES Alliance [view paper]
    Dr. Elsa Q. Villa (University of Texas, El Paso), Dr. Sarah Hug (Colorado Evaluation & Research Consulting), Dr. Heather Thiry (Golden Evaluation ), Dr. David S. Knight (The University of Texas, El Paso), Mrs. Elizabeth Fomby Hall (The University of Texas, El Paso), and Andrea Tirres (University of Texas, El Paso)
M408·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy, and Curriculum Design Technical Session 3
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Mon. April 15, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:10 PM
Jefferson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, attendees will be exposed to a variety of topics related to learning spaces, pedagogy, and curriculum design. Topics will include course design recommendations to meet student accommodations, curricular aspects of a metacognition course, and the results from planning an unconference. Also, reflections from taking a course and frameworks for underrepresented populations and inclusive teaming practices will be discussed.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. William A Kitch P.E. and Bev Watford-CoNECD
Papers Presented
  1. Improving Inclusivity and Diversity in College STEM Programs Through Metacognitive Classroom Practices [view paper]
    Dr. Elizabeth Hane (Rochester Institute of Technology) and Dr. Scott Franklin (Rochester Institute of Technology)
M417·Track: Special Topic - Social Justice & Reform Technical Session 3
Technical Special Topic: Social Justice & Reform
Mon. April 15, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:10 PM
Salon G&F , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session includes numerous ways to foster and sustain an inclusive environment. Items covered include how to align research methods with social justice values, how to support colleagues under attack, and how to embed social justice into a curriculum. Other topics include measuring the conceptualization of oppression and privilege and organizing a movement to enact structural change to address inequality in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Kyle F Trenshaw and Ms. Jessica Deters
Papers Presented
  1. Measuring the Conceptualization of Oppression and Privilege [view paper]
    Rachel M. Johnson (University of Minnesota), Michelle Kay Bothwell (Oregon State University), Dr. Devlin Montfort (Oregon State University), and Kali Furman (Oregon State University)
Mon. April 15, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will be exposed to a variety of items related to pre-college recruitment and retention. This session will offer presentations ranging from summer transition or bridge programs for incoming freshmen STEM majors to the results of a pilot program aimed at preparing students for algebra. Topics will also include the results of near-peer mentoring with middle school students, the assessment results of pre-college summer recruitment, and the team experiences of a summer outreach program.

Moderated by
  1. Mrs. Ana Maria Dison and Ms. Suzanne Sontgerath
Papers Presented
  1. Summer Bridge Design: Purposely Fostering Engineering Expertise and Success with the Redshirting in Engineering Program Scholars [view paper]
    Ms. Tanya D. Ennis (University of Colorado, Boulder) and Dr. Beth A. Myers (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Mon. April 15, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Pentagon A&B, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will be able to hear presentations surrounding the experiences of faculty members. This session explores many areas, including faculty perceptions at Hispanic-serving institutions, the journeys of engineering faculty members, and the experiences of dual-career couples during the faculty interview process. In addition, collaborations with faculty on grant proposals, the results of seed investments to promote trans-institutional collaborations, and areas to improve the recruitment, retention, promotion, and job satisfaction of faculty in STEM departments will be covered.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Bruk T Berhane and Dr. Christine S. Grant
Papers Presented
  1. Diversity and Inclusion and Research Partnership Development: Can Seed Investments Really Help Promote Trans-institutional Collaborations? [view paper]
    Mr. Yousef Jalali (Virginia Tech), Ms. Christine Tysor (Virginia Tech), Dr. Vinod K. Lohani (Virginia Tech), and Dr. Christian Matheis (Guilford College)
Mon. April 15, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session addresses an assortment of efforts aimed at exploring the pathways of students. Topics will include pragmatic and theoretical dilemmas associated with cocurricular support, study abroad experiences of prospective transfer students, and the retention and graduation of women in engineering programs. In addition, this session will delve into the exploration of an alternative college screening admission process, the improvement of publicly available sources aimed at broadening participation, and the results of a grant aimed at increasing the number of Latinx students.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Elizabeth Litzler and Dr. Jeremi S London
Papers Presented
  1. CPP WE: Retaining and Graduating Women in Undergraduate Engineering [view paper]
    Dr. Kristina Rigden (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona) and Nicole Gutzke (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)
Mon. April 15, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Salon E&D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session covers a variety of efforts related to broadening participation in computing and technology fields. Areas that this session addresses are the use of eye tracking software to understand implicit bias and the use of immersive virtual reality to cultivate inclusive cultures. Topics also include increasing career and technical education programs and efforts aimed at increasing computing for Hispanic-Serving Institutions and outreach programs.

Papers Presented
  1. Presenting CS Concepts through Multiple Representations to Engage African-American Elementary School Children [view paper]
    Olivia Mambo Nche (Clemson University), Prof. Murali Sitaraman (Clemson University), Elizabeth L. Colbert-Busch (Clemson University), and Victor Zordan (Affiliation unknown)
M508A·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy, and Curriculum Design Technical Session 4
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Mon. April 15, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Jefferson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, attendees will be exposed to a variety of topics related to learning spaces, pedagogy, and curriculum design. Topics will include course design recommendations to meet student accommodations, curricular aspects of a metacognition course, and the results from planning an unconference. Also, reflections from taking a course and frameworks for underrepresented populations and inclusive teaming practices will be discussed.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Gregory L Singleton and Dr. Rachel Koh
Papers Presented
  1. Practitioner Learning Community: Design of Instructional Content, Pedagogy, and Assessment Metrics for Inclusive and Socially Just Teaming Practices [view paper]
    Dr. Benjamin David Lutz (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo), Michelle Kay Bothwell (Oregon State University), Nick AuYeung (Oregon State University), Trevor Kenneth Carlisle (Oregon State University), Dr. Natasha Mallette P.E. (Oregon State University), and Dr. Susannah C. Davis (Oregon State University)
M517·Track: Special Topic - Social Justice & Reform Technical Session 4
Technical Special Topic: Social Justice & Reform
Mon. April 15, 2019 2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Salon G&F , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session includes numerous ways to foster and sustain an inclusive environment. Items covered include how to align research methods with social justice values, how to support colleagues under attack, and how to embed social justice into a curriculum. Other topics include measuring the conceptualization of oppression and privilege and organizing a movement to enact structural change to address inequality in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Heidi M Steinhauer and Dr. Glenda R. Scales
Papers Presented
  1. Design and Implementation of an Engineering for Social Justice Curriculum [view paper]
    Dr. Dianne Grayce Hendricks (University of Washington), Celina Gunnarsson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and Camille Birch (University of Washington)
Mon. April 15, 2019 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Skyview, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Mon. April 15, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will be exposed to a variety of items related to pre-college recruitment and retention. This session will offer presentations ranging from summer transition or bridge programs for incoming freshmen STEM majors to the results of a pilot program aimed at preparing students for algebra. Topics will also include the results of near-peer mentoring with middle school students, the assessment results of pre-college summer recruitment, and the team experiences of a summer outreach program.

Moderated by
  1. Prof. Mary Beth Meyer and Gerica Brown
Papers Presented
  1. Near-peer Mentoring as a Tool for Increasing Interest in STEM [view paper]
    Ms. Margaret Hart (Johns Hopkins University), Ms. Christine A. Newman (Johns Hopkins University), and Sai Pinni (Affiliation unknown)
Mon. April 15, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Pentagon A&B, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will be able to hear presentations surrounding the experiences of faculty members. This session explores many areas, including faculty perceptions at Hispanic-serving institutions, the journeys of engineering faculty members, and the experiences of dual-career couples during the faculty interview process. In addition, collaborations with faculty on grant proposals, the results of seed investments to promote trans-institutional collaborations, and areas to improve the recruitment, retention, promotion, and job satisfaction of faculty in STEM departments will be covered.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Laura Bottomley and Dr. Glenda R. Scales
Papers Presented
  1. Transitioning from WISE to WISER–Life After an NSF ADVANCE Grant [view paper]
    Miss Leanne DeVreugd (Oakland University), Prof. Laila Guessous (Oakland University), Dr. Julie Walters (Oakland University), Bradley John Roth (Affiliation unknown), and Dr. Sanela Martic (Affiliation unknown)
Mon. April 15, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session addresses an assortment of efforts aimed at exploring the pathways of students. Topics will include pragmatic and theoretical dilemmas associated with cocurricular support, study abroad experiences of prospective transfer students, and the retention and graduation of women in engineering programs. In addition, this session will delve into the exploration of an alternative college screening admission process, the improvement of publicly available sources aimed at broadening participation, and the results of a grant aimed at increasing the number of Latinx students.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Karis Boyd-Sinkler and Ms. Cynthia Hampton
Papers Presented
  1. Indicators of Participation: A Critical Review of Publicly-available STEM Data Sources [view paper]
    Crystal M. Pee (Virginia Tech), Dr. Walter C. Lee (Virginia Tech), Dr. Jeremi S. London (Virginia Tech), Gilbert Jew (Arizona State University), Teirra K. Holloman (Virginia Tech), Dr. Chaneé D. Hawkins Ash (Virginia Tech), and Dr. Bevlee Watford (Virginia Tech)
M506·Track: Special Topic - Computing & Technology Technical Session 5
Technical Special Topic: Computing & Technology
Mon. April 15, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Salon E&D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session covers a variety of efforts related to broadening participation in computing and technology fields. This session addresses multiple areas, including the use of eye-tracking software to understand implicit bias and the use of immersive virtual reality to cultivate inclusive cultures. Topics also include increasing career and technical education programs and efforts aimed at increasing computing for Hispanic-serving institutions and outreach programs.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Ashley R Taylor and Shannon Stelf
Papers Presented
  1. Women of Color in Computing: A Researcher-practitioner Collaborative [view paper]
    Frieda McAlear (Kapor Center) and Dr. Allison Scott (Kapor Center)
Mon. April 15, 2019 3:45 PM to 5:15 PM
Grand Ballroom , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Papers Presented
  1. Safe Zone Level 1 Ally Training (90-minute Workshop) [view paper]
    Dr. Stephanie Farrell (Rowan University), Dr. Robyn Sandekian (University of Colorado, Boulder), Dr. Donna M. Riley (Purdue University, West Lafayette ), and Mr. Christopher Alexander Carr (National Society of Black Engineers)
M508B·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy, and Curriculum Design Technical Session 5
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Mon. April 15, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Jefferson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, attendees will be exposed to a variety of topics related to learning spaces, pedagogy, and curriculum design. Topics will include course design recommendations to meet student accommodations, curricular aspects of a metacognition course, and the results from planning an unconference. Also, reflections from taking a course and frameworks for underrepresented populations and inclusive teaming practices will be discussed.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Andrea Herrera Moreno and Bev Watford-CoNECD
Papers Presented
  1. Storytelling and Utopia as Resistance to Marginalization of African-American Engineers at a PWI [view paper]
    Ms. Chanel Beebe (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
M517B·Track: Special Topic - Social Justice & Reform Technical Session 5
Technical Special Topic: Social Justice & Reform
Mon. April 15, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Salon G&F , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session includes numerous ways to foster and sustain an inclusive environment. Items covered include how to align research methods with social justice values, how to support colleagues under attack, and how to embed social justice into a curriculum. Other topics include measuring the conceptualization of oppression and privilege and organizing a movement to enact structural change to address inequality in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Amy Marie Beebe
Papers Presented
  1. Integrating Inclusive Pedagogy and Experiential Learning to Support Student Empowerment, Activism, and Institutional Change: A Case Study with Transgender STEM Students [view paper]
    Kristin Boudreau (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Mr. Leo Ryan Bunyea (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Dr. David DiBiasio (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Rozwell Johnson (Affiliation unknown), and Dr. Zoe Reidinger (Affiliation unknown)
Mon. April 15, 2019 4:35 PM to 5:15 PM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will be exposed to a variety of items related to pre-college recruitment and retention. This session will offer presentations ranging from summer transition or bridge programs for incoming freshmen STEM majors to the results of a pilot program aimed at preparing students for algebra. Topics will also include the results of near-peer mentoring with middle school students, the assessment results of pre-college summer recruitment, and the team experiences of a summer outreach program.

Papers Presented
  1. The Effectiveness of Engineering Camps as Pre-college Recruitment Tools [view paper]
    Malle R Schilling (University of Dayton) and Dr. Margaret Pinnell (University of Dayton)
Mon. April 15, 2019 4:35 PM to 5:15 PM
Session Description

In this session, participants will be able to hear presentations surrounding the experience of faculty members. Areas that this session explores include faculty perceptions at Hispanic-serving institutions, the journeys of engineering faculty members, and the experiences of dual-career couples during the faculty interview process. In addition, the session will cover collaborations with faculty on grant proposals, the results of seed investments to promote trans-institutional collaborations, and ideas to improve the recruitment, retention, promotion, and job satisfaction of faculty in STEM departments.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Karl W Reid and Dr. Glenda R. Scales
Mon. April 15, 2019 4:35 PM to 5:15 PM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session addresses an assortment of efforts aimed at exploring the pathways of students. Topics will include pragmatic and theoretical dilemmas associated with co-curricular support, study abroad experiences of prospective transfer students, and the retention and graduation of women in engineering programs. In addition, this session will delve into the exploration of an alternative college screening admission process, the improvement of publicly available sources aimed at broadening participation, and the results of a grant aimed at increasing the number of Latinx students.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Tricia S. Berry and Dr. Sharnnia Artis
Papers Presented
  1. Shifting Pre-Calculus from a Gatekeeper to a Gateway Course [view paper]
    Dr. Julian Viera Jr. (University of Texas, El Paso), Dr. Elsa Q. Villa (University of Texas, El Paso), Christina Convertino (Affiliation unknown), and Dr. Erika Mein (University of Texas, El Paso)
M606·Track: Special Topic - Computing & Technology Technical Session 6
Technical Special Topic: Computing & Technology
Mon. April 15, 2019 4:35 PM to 5:15 PM
Salon E&D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session covers a variety of efforts related to broadening participation in computing and technology fields. Areas that this session addresses include the use of eye-tracking software to understand implicit bias and the use of immersive virtual reality to cultivate inclusive cultures. Topics also include increasing career and technical education programs and efforts aimed at increasing computing for Hispanic-serving institutions and outreach programs.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Annette L. Pilkington and Dr. Heidi M Steinhauer
Papers Presented
  1. Engineering a New Reality: Using Virtual Reality to Cultivate Inclusive Mindsets Among Engineering Faculty [view paper]
    Claudio Vignola (Arizona State University, Polytechnic campus), Mr. Nicholas Flowers (Arizona State University), and Dr. Brooke Charae Coley (Arizona State University, Polytechnic campus)
M608·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy, & Curriculum Design Technical Session 6
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Mon. April 15, 2019 4:35 PM to 5:15 PM
Jefferson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, attendees will be exposed to a variety of topics related to learning spaces, pedagogy, and curriculum design. Topics will include course design recommendations to meet student accommodations, curricular aspects of a metacognition course, and the results from planning an "unconference." In addition, reflections from taking a course and frameworks for underrepresented populations and inclusive teaming practices will be discussed.

Moderated by
  1. Mr. Sherman Mumford and Bev Watford-CoNECD
Papers Presented
  1. High Risk (With Hope For) High Reward: Lessons Learned from Planning and Hosting an Unconference [view paper]
    Adam Stark Masters (Virginia Tech), Dr. Lisa D. McNair (Virginia Tech), and Dr. Donna M. Riley (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
M617·Track: Special Topic - Social Justice and Reform Technical Session 6
Technical Special Topic: Social Justice & Reform
Mon. April 15, 2019 4:35 PM to 5:15 PM
Salon G&F , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session includes numerous ways to foster and sustain an inclusive environment. Items covered include how to align research methods with social justice values, how to support colleagues under attack, and how to embed social justice into a curriculum. Other topics include measuring conceptualization of oppression and privilege and organizing a movement to enact structural change to address inequality in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Christine S. Grant and Mr. Bryan Hill
Papers Presented
  1. Seeding a Strategic Campaign to Address Root Causes of Inequity in Engineering Education [view paper]
    Dr. Ellen Foster (Purdue University, West Lafayette), Dr. Jennifer Karlin (Minnesota State University, Mankato), Ms. Stephanie Quiles-Ramos (​Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University), and Dr. Donna M. Riley (Purdue University, West Lafayette )
Mon. April 15, 2019 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Grand Ballroom , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

WEPAN Business Meetings & Awards

Mon. April 15, 2019 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Skyview, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

NAMEPA Business Meeting

Mon. April 15, 2019 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Offsite
Various Locations
Session Description

NAMEPA Networking Dinners & Regional Meetings

Tue. April 16, 2019 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Grand Ballroom , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

Free ticketed event

T18A·Mother's Room
Hq CoNECD HQ
Tue. April 16, 2019 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Rosslyn II - Mother's Room , Marriott Crystal Gateway

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