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Tue. April 16, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, topics will be discussed pertaining to understanding the experiences of students transitioning from high school to college, student veterans with disabilities in engineering, LGBTQ veterans in engineering, students in early required courses, and the student transfer process. In addition, there will be presentations on refining a survey instrument to measure perceived support, co-enrollment pathways for students, and decreasing attrition for underrepresented populations.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Walter C. Lee and Dr. Emily Knaphus-Soran
Papers Presented
  1. Familial Influences Affecting Student Pathways to Engineering at Two-Year and Four-Year Institutions [view paper]
    Miss Julia Machele Brisbane (Clemson University), Dr. Eliza Gallagher (Clemson University), Abigail E. Hines (Clemson University), Joseph Murphy (Clemson University), Ms. lesteria Armoni Dunwoody (Clemson University), Khushi Patel (Clemson University), Dr. Aubrie Lynn Pfirman (Clemson University), Ms. Shannon Roberson (Affiliation unknown), and Dr. Anand K. Gramopadhye (Clemson University)
Tue. April 16, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Madison , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session discusses some of the experiences faced by doctoral students in engineering and computing programs and research-based institutional change strategies to positively impact the persistence of graduate students in STEM disciplines.

Papers Presented
  1. Hidden Curriculum Advocacy and Resources for Graduate Students in Engineering
    Ms. Laura Ann Gelles (Utah State University - Engineering Education), Kate Youmans (Utah State University), and Idalis Villanueva (Utah State University)
T508C·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy, and Curriculum - Technical Session 11
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Tue. April 16, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:25 PM
Jefferson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will listen to presentations related to engineering spatial and biomedical engineering courses, interrupting bias in academic settings, and the results of a leadership program and collaborations to diversity the workforce. In addition, participants will hear an asset-based approach to broadening participation, how to enhance transfer student success, and policies and programs to retain students in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Thomas A. Litzinger and Dr. Anne M Lucietto
Papers Presented
  1. A First-Year Engineering Spatial Skills Workshop: Implementation, Effectiveness, and Gender Differences [view paper]
    Dr. Maxine Fontaine (Stevens Institute of Technology (School of Engineering and Science)), Dr. Alexander John De Rosa (Stevens Institute of Technology (School of Engineering and Science)), and Ms. Susan Staffin Metz (Stevens Institute of Technology (School of Engineering and Science))
T508D·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum - Technical Session 11
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Tue. April 16, 2019 3:45 PM to 4:20 PM
Pentagon A&B, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will listen to presentations related to engineering spatial and biomedical engineering courses, interrupting bias in academic settings, and the results of a leadership program and collaborations to diversity the workforce. In addition, participants will hear an asset-based approach to broadening participation, how to enhance transfer student success, and policies and programs to retain students in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Andrea Havercamp and Andrea Olgivie
Papers Presented
  1. Overview of Policies and Programs to Retain Black Students in Engineering [view paper]
    Dr. Catherine E. Brawner (Research Triangle Educational Consultants), Dr. Catherine Mobley (Clemson University), Dr. Rebecca Brent (Education Designs, Inc), Dr. Marisa K. Orr (Clemson University), Maya Rucks (Clemson University), and Dr. Cindy Waters (Naval Surface Warfare Center)
Tue. April 16, 2019 4:35 PM to 5:15 PM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, topics will be discussed pertaining to understanding the experiences of students transitioning from high school to college, student veterans with disabilities in engineering, LGBTQ veterans in engineering, students in early required courses, and the student transfer process. In addition, presentations will be made on refining a survey instrument to measure perceived support, co-enrollment pathways for students, and decreasing attrition for underrepresented populations.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Glenda R. Scales and Ms. Annette L. Pilkington
Papers Presented
  1. Exploring Narratives of LGBTQ Student Veterans in Engineering [view paper]
    Dr. Susan M. Lord (University of San Diego), Prof. Michelle M. Camacho (University of San Diego), Dr. Catherine Mobley (Clemson University), Dr. Catherine E. Brawner (Research Triangle Educational Consultants), and Dr. Joyce B. Main (Purdue University, West Lafayette)
Tue. April 16, 2019 4:35 PM to 5:15 PM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session's topics pertain to understanding the experiences of: students transitioning from high school to college, student veterans with disabilities in engineering, LGBTQ veterans in engineering, students in early required courses, and the student transfer process. In addition, presentations will discuss refining a survey instrument to measure perceived support, co-enrollment pathways for students, and decreasing attrition for underrepresented populations.

Moderated by
  1. Leonard Bohman and Dr. Karl W Reid
Papers Presented
  1. Exploring the Unique Skills and Challenges that Veterans with Disabilities Bring to College: A Qualitative Study in Engineering [view paper]
    Mr. Michael Scott Sheppard Jr. (Arizona State University), Dr. Nadia N. Kellam (Arizona State University), and Dr. Samantha Ruth Brunhaver (Arizona State University)
T605·Track: Graduate - Technical Session 12
Technical Graduate Education
Tue. April 16, 2019 4:35 PM to 5:15 PM
Madison , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session discusses some of the experiences faced by doctoral students in engineering and computing programs and research-based institutional change strategies to positively impact the persistence of graduate students in STEM disciplines.

Moderated by
  1. Ms. Tanya D Ennis and Dr. Rochelle L Williams
Papers Presented
  1. Intersectional Perspectives: Interpersonal Contributors to Moments of Doubt for Graduate Women of Color in STEM [view paper]
    Dr. Kerrie G. Wilkins-Yel (Indiana University ), Prof. Bianca L. Bernstein (Arizona State University), Dr. Jennifer M. Bekki (Arizona State University), and Miss Amanda James Reed (Affiliation unknown)
Tue. April 16, 2019 4:35 PM to 5:15 PM
Salon E&D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, attendees will be able to explore identity through a variety of voices, including: transgender and gender nonconforming engineering experiences, hidden and transitioning identities, STEM identity and self-efficacy, and the intersections of engineering identity. Building community through professional development also will be highlighted.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Beena Sukumaran and Dr. Alisha L. Sarang-Sieminski
Papers Presented
  1. Building Community Through Professional Development: The LATTICE Program [view paper]
    Dr. Cara Margherio (University of Washington), Dr. Coleen Carrigan (California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo), Dr. Joyce Yen (University of Washington), Dr. Marie Claire Horner-Devine (Affiliation unknown), Prof. Eve A. Riskin (University of Washington), Julie Ivy (North Carolina State University), and Dr. Christine S. Grant (North Carolina State University)
Tue. April 16, 2019 6:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Grand Ballroom , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

Free ticketed event
Hosted by Committee Chair Bevlee Watford, ASEE Past President

Wed. April 17, 2019 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Grand Ballroom , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

Free ticketed event

W18A·Mother's Room
Hq CoNECD HQ
Wed. April 17, 2019 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Rosslyn II - Mother's Room , Marriott Crystal Gateway
W18B·Quiet Room
Hq CoNECD HQ
Wed. April 17, 2019 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Rosslyn I - Quiet Room, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Wed. April 17, 2019 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Ballroom Foyer
Session Description

Registration Open

Wed. April 17, 2019 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
Grand Ballroom , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

Introductions by Rochelle Williams, Chair of the Minorities in Engineering Division, ASEE

Featuring Keynote Speaker

Claude M. Steele
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Stanford University

Stereotype Threat and Identity Threat

The Science of a Diverse Community

Drawing on stereotype threat and social identity threat research, this talk will address the why, what, and how of diverse learning communities: Why they are important, a working hypothesis about what is critical to their success, and what research reveals about how to achieve that success. The talk’s practical aim is to identify featu ... (continued)

Wed. April 17, 2019 10:15 AM to 10:30 AM
Skyview, Marriott Crystal Gateway
W302A·Track: Special Topic - Student Organizations Technical Session 13
Technical Special Topic: Student Organizations
Wed. April 17, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Madison , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

Participants will be able to hear the preliminary findings and insights into the role of student organizations in the engineering education experience of students and implications for inclusion in engineering education contexts. In addition, they will be able to hear the results of an implicit bias workshop for undergraduate engineering students who participate in engineering student organizations.

Moderated by
  1. Mrs. Adidi Etim-Hunting and Ms. Tricia S. Berry
Papers Presented
  1. Integration Outcomes and Cultural Capital in a NSBE Chapter [view paper]
    Tasha Zephirin (Purdue University, West Lafayette )
Wed. April 17, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Jackson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session explores engineering admission policies and the impacts they have on reaching national racial/ethnic parity.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Pheather R Harris and Dr. S. Keith Hargrove P.E.
Papers Presented
  1. Quantifying the Pool of Underrepresented Minority Students for Engineering Studies [view paper]
    Dr. Beth A. Myers (University of Colorado, Boulder), Dr. Angela R. Bielefeldt (University of Colorado, Boulder), and Dr. Jacquelyn F. Sullivan (University of Colorado Boulder)
W307·Special Topic: Safe Zone Session 2
Technical Special Topic: Safe Zone
Wed. April 17, 2019 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Grand Ballroom , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

Special Topic: Safe Zone Technical Session 13

Papers Presented
  1. Safe Zone Level 2 Ally Training (90-minute Workshop) [view paper]
    Dr. Stephanie Farrell (Rowan University), Dr. Robyn Sandekian (University of Colorado, Boulder), Mr. Tiago R. Forin (Rowan University), and Dr. Alisha L. Sarang-Sieminski (Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering)
W308·Track: Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design Technical Session 13
Technical Learning Spaces, Pedagogy & Curriculum Design
Wed. April 17, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Jefferson, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

In this session, participants will learn about the extent that viewing personal information about workshop leaders affects students' likelihood to attend workshops.

Moderated by
  1. Mrs. Ana Maria Dison and Dr. Eugene Anderson
Papers Presented
  1. Leaders Like Me [view paper]
    Dr. Kyle F. Trenshaw (University of Rochester), Dr. Elif Miskioglu (Bucknell University), Philip Asare (Bucknell University), and Nir Aish (Affiliation unknown)
W310A·Track: Special Topic - Evaluation & Grant Writing Technical Session 13
Technical Special Topic: Evaluation & Grant Writing
Wed. April 17, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This interactive session will improve the capacity of CoNECD attendees to work with evaluators on their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) focused projects.

Papers Presented
  1. Demystifying Evaluation: Meet Your New Best Friend in Change-Making [view paper]
    Dr. Elizabeth Litzler (University of Washington), Dr. Cara Margherio (University of Washington), Dr. Emily Alicia Affolter (University of Washington), and Dr. Emily Knaphus-Soran (University of Washington)
Wed. April 17, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Salon E&D, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session allows participants to learn about the intersections of Black student veterans in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Cindy Mosqueda and Dr. Lynne A Molter
Papers Presented
  1. Survey Analysis of Student Experiences for Underrepresented Populations in Engineering and Computer Science [view paper]
    Dr. J. McLean Sloughter (Seattle University), Dr. Agnieszka Miguel (Seattle University), Dr. Mara Rempe (Seattle University), and Dr. Katie Kuder P.E. (Seattle University)
Wed. April 17, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:10 AM
Salon G&F , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This session allows participants to learn about the intersections of Black student veterans in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Mr. Efren Enrique Dominguez and Ms. Christine Newman
Papers Presented
  1. Race, Veteran, and Engineering Identities among Black Male Student Veterans [view paper]
    Dr. Catherine E. Brawner (Research Triangle Educational Consultants), Dr. Susan M. Lord (University of San Diego), Dr. Catherine Mobley (Clemson University), Prof. Michelle M. Camacho (University of San Diego), and Dr. Joyce B. Main (Purdue University, West Lafayette )
W302B·Track: Special Topic - Student Organizations Technical Session 14
Technical Special Topic: Student Organizations
Wed. April 17, 2019 11:20 AM to 12:00 PM
Madison , Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

Participants will be able to hear the preliminary findings and insights into the role of student organizations in the engineering education experience of students as well as the implications for inclusion in engineering education contexts. In addition, they will be able to hear the results of an implicit bias workshop for undergraduate engineering students who participate in engineering student organizations.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. S. Keith Hargrove P.E. and Dr. Rochelle L Williams
Papers Presented
  1. Helping Engineering Student Organization Members "Break the Bias Habit" [view paper]
    Dr. Jennifer Sheridan (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Dr. Manuela Romero (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Dr. Mary E. Fitzpatrick (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Christine Fabian Bell (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Dr. Eve Fine (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Carmen Juniper Neimeko (Affiliation unknown), and Katherine Fallon (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
W310B·Track: Special Topic - Evaluation & Grant Writing Technical Session 14
Technical Special Topic: Evaluation & Grant Writing
Wed. April 17, 2019 11:20 AM to 12:00 PM
Lee, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

This interactive session will guide attendees through the use of an evaluator's lens on various diversity-, equity-, and inclusion-focused projects. In addition, attendees will be able to learn about effective proposal writing strategies from two NSF program directors.

Papers Presented
  1. Writing a Successful Engineering Education Proposal for the National Science Foundation: An Interactive Workshop [view paper]
    Dr. Julie P. Martin (National Science Foundation) and Dr. Paige E. Smith (National Science Foundation)
W312·Track Special Topic: Intelligence Technical Session 14
Technical Special Topic: Intelligence
Wed. April 17, 2019 11:20 AM to 12:00 PM
Pentagon A&B, Marriott Crystal Gateway
Session Description

Attendees will be able to learn about the explicit ways the construction of intelligence has on implications for the lack of diversity in engineering.

Moderated by
  1. Dr. Laura Bottomley and Ms. Andrea Herrera Moreno
Papers Presented
  1. Intelligence and Smartness in Engineering: Gatekeepers to Diversity and Inclusion [view paper]
    Turhan Kendall Carroll (Ohio State University), Amy Kramer P.E. (The Ohio State University), and Dr. Emily Dringenberg (Ohio State University)
Wed. April 17, 2019 12:15 PM to 1:00 PM
Grand Ballroom , Marriott Crystal Gateway

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