Research Publications

Swenson, J., & Wendell, K. (2018). First-year teacher beliefs about the value of engineering education for newcomer students. Paper to be presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY, April 14, 2018.

Wendell, K. B., Wright, C. G., & Paugh, P. (2017). Reflective decision-making in elementary students’ engineering design. Journal of Engineering Education, 106(3), 356-397.

Dalvi, T., & Wendell, K. B. (2017). Using student video cases to assess pre-service elementary teachers’ engineering teaching responsiveness. Research in Science Education, 47(5), 1101-1125.

Wendell, K. B. (2016). Engaging young engineers: Teaching problem solving and decision making skills. Presentation at the Learning and the Brain: Engaged, Empowered Minds Conference. Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Boston, MA., November 17-19, 2016

Andrews, C., & Wendell, K. (2016, August). Designing a digital notebooking tool to support disciplinary discourse in elementary engineering. Presentation at the P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit. Chicago, IL.

Dalvi, T., Wendell, K. B., & Johsnon, J. (2016) Community based engineering: Experiences from a second grade urban classroom. Young Children, 71(5).

Wendell, K. B., Swenson J., & Dalvi, T. (2016). Learning engineering and teaching engineering: Comparing the engineering epistemologies of two novice teachers with distinct pedagogies of design. Proceedings of the 123rd American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. New Orleans, LA.

Stone-MacDonald, A., Wendell, K.B., Douglass, A., & Love, M. L. (2015). Engaging young engineers: Teaching problem solving skills through STEM. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing

Swenson, J., Wendell, K. B., & Dalvi, T. (2015). Introducing engineering and making to urban pre-service teachers through community-based projects. Proceedings of FabLearn 2015, Palo Alto, CA.

Wendell, K. B., Wright, C. W., & Paugh, P. (2015). Urban elementary school students’ reflective decision-making during formal engineering learning experiences. Proceedings of the 122nd American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. Seattle, WA.

Dalvi, T., & Wendell, K. B. (2015). Community based engineering. Science & Children.

Wendell, K. B. (2014). The video case diagnosis task: Assessing pre-service teachers’ knowledge of engineering design practices. Proceedings of the 121st American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. Indianapolis, IN.

Wendell, K. B. (2014). Design practices of pre-service elementary teachers in an integrated engineering and literature experience. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, 4(2), Article 4.

Wendell, K. B., & Rogers, C. (2013). Engineering-design-based science, science content performance, and science attitudes in elementary school. Journal of Engineering Education, 102(4), 513-540.