Dissertations

Austin, C. (2009). Factors influencing African-American high school students in career decision self-efficacy and engineering-related goal intentions. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota.

Avery, Z. K. (2009) Effects of professional development on infusing engineering design into high school science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curricula. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Utah State University.

Daugherty, J. L. (2008). Engineering-oriented professional development for secondary level teachers: A multiple case study analysis. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Illinois.

Denson, C. D. (2008). Impact of mentorship programs to influence African-American male high school students’ perception of engineering. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Georgia.

Dixon, R. (2010). Experts and novices: Difference in their use of mental representation and metacognition in engineering design. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Illinois.

Franske, B. (2009). Engineering problem finding in high school students. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota.

Kelley, T. (2008). Examination of engineering design in curriculum content and assessment practices of secondary technology education. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Georgia.

Lammi, M. (2010). Characterizing high school students systems thinking in engineering design through the function-behavior-structure (FBS) framework. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Utah State University.

Mentzer, N. (2008). Academic performance as a predictor of student growth in achievement and mental motivation during an engineering design challenge in engineering and technology education. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Utah State University.

Nehring, M. (2014). The effect of functional fixation in problem solving among preschool, second grade, and ninth grade children. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota.

Roue, L. (2011). A study of grade level and gender differences in divergent thinking among 8th and 11th graders in a mid-western school district. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota.

Stricker, D.  (2008). Perceptions of creativity in art, music and technology education. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Minnesota.

Walrath, D. (2008). Complex systems in engineering and technology education: The role software simulations serve in student learning. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Utah State University.