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2017

Rebello, C.M., Piedrahita Uruena, Y., Dasgupta, C., Magana, A., Rebello, S. N. (2018). Contrasting designs and argumentation scaffolds impact pre-service elementary teachers' science ideas in engineering design tasks. Paper to appear in proceedings of the 2018 National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Annual International Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Coutinho, G., Stites, N. & Magana, A.J. (2017). Understanding faculty decisions about the integration of laboratories into engineering education. In proceedings of the 2017 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE). Indianapolis, IN.

Yuksel, T., Walsh, Y., Krs, V., Benes, B., Ngambeki, I., Berger, E., & Magana, A. J. (2017). Exploration of affordances of visuohaptic simulations to learn the concept of friction. In proceedings of the 2017 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE). Indianapolis, IN.

Vieira, C., Magana, A.J., and Boutin, M. (2017). Using pattern recognition techniques to analyze educational data. In proceedings of the 2017 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE). Indianapolis, IN.

Piedrahita Uruena, Y., Rebello, C.M., Dasgupta, C., Magana, A., Rebello, S. N. (2017). Impact of Contrasting Designs and Argumentation Scaffolds on Elementary Pre-Service Teachers' Use of Science Ideas in Engineering Design Tasks. In proceedings for the 2017 Physics Education Research Conference. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Vieira, C. Magana, A. J., Purzer, S. (2017). Identifying Engineering Students' Design Practices Using Process Data. 2017 Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES2017), Bogota, Colombia.

Dasgupta, C., Magana, A. J., & Chao, J. (2017). Investigating teacher's technological pedagogical content knowledge in a CAD-enabled learning environment. Proceedings from the 124th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Colombus, OH.

Fennell, H., Coutinho, G. S., Magana, A. J., Restrepo, D., & Zavattieri, P. (2017). Enhancing student meaning-making of threshold concepts via computation: The case of Mohr's Circle. Proceedings from the 124th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Colombus, OH.

Walsh, Y., Magana, A. J., Yuksel, T., Krs, V., Ngambeki, I., Berger, E., & Benes, B. (2017). Identifying affordances of physical manipulative tools for the design of visuo-haptic simulations. Proceedings from the 124th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Colombus, OH.

Yellamraju, T., Magana, A. J., & Boutin, M. (2017). Investigating engineering students' habits of mind: A case study approach. Proceedings from the 124th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Colombus, OH.

Dasgupta, C. & Magana, A. (2017). Scaffolding Teachers for Maximizing Student Learning of Engineering Design Practices in Formal Classrooms. Paper to be presented at the 2017 National Association for Research in Science Teaching.

2016

Vieira, C., Roy, A., Magana, A.J., Falk, L.M. & Reese, J.M. (2016). In-code Comments as a Self-explanation Strategy for Computational Science Education. Proceedings of the 123rd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. New Orleans, Louisiana June 26 - 29, 2016.

Fennell, H, Vieira, C., Silva, G, Magana, A.J., & Garcia, R. E. (2016). The Interplay Between Engineering Students' Modeling and Simulation Practices and Their Use of External Representations: An Exploratory Study. Proceedings of the 123rd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. New Orleans, Louisiana June 26 - 29, 2016.

Seah, Y. Y., Vieira, C., Dasgupta, C., & Magana, A. J. (2016). Exploring Students' Experimentation Strategies in Engineering Design using an Educational CAD Tool. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference. Erie, PA. October 12-14, 2016.

2015

Neri, L., Escobar-Castillejos, D., Noguez, J., Shaikh, U.A.S., Magana, A.J. and Benes, B. (2015). Improving the learning of Physics concepts using haptic devices. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference. El Paso, Texas. October 21-24, 2015.

Vieira, C., Magana, A.J., Roy, A., Falk, L.M. & Reese, J.M. (2015). Exploring Undergraduate Students' Computational Literacy in the Context of Problem Solving. Proceedings of the 122th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. Seattle, Washington. June 2015.

Shaikh U.A.S., Magana A.J., Vieira, C., & Garcia, R. E. (2015). An exploratory study of the role of modeling and simulation in supporting or hindering engineering students' problem solving skills. Proceedings of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. Seattle, Washington. June 2015.

Gong, Y., Yuksel, T., Magana, A.J., & Bryan, L.A. (2015). Engineering and Physics Students' Perceptions about Learning Quantum Mechanics via Computer simulations. Proceedings of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. Seattle, Washington. June 2015.

Clark, Q. and Magana, A.J. (2015). Hybrid Learning Styles. Proceedings of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. Seattle, Washington. June 2015.

Clark, Q. and Magana, A.J. (2015). Learning Styles Dynamics. Proceedings of the 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. Seattle, Washington. June 2015.

2014

Hacker T.J., & Magana, A. (2014). A Framework for Measuring the Impact and Effectiveness of the NEES Cyberinfrastructure for Earthquake Engineering. Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom 2014), Singapore, December 2014.

Taleyarkhan, M., Alabi, O., Magana, A.J., & Hacker, T.J. (2014). An exploratory survey on user perceptions and adoption of NEES.org. Proceedings of the 121th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Indianapolis, IN. June 2014.

Alabi, O., Magana, A.J., & Garcia, R.E. (2014). Exploring student computational practices in solving complex engineering design problems. Proceedings of the 121th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Indianapolis, IN. June 2014.

2013

Magana, A.J. and Dyke, S.D. (2013). A Cyber-Physical Learning Environment for Networked Scaffolding in Engineering and Science. World Engineering Education Forum. (WEEF) Cartagena, Colombia. September 24-27, 2013.

Ogunwuyi, O., Magana, A.J. and Garcia, R.E. (2013). Work in Progress: Exploring Student Representational Approaches in Solving Rechargable Battery Design Problems. Frontiers in Education Conference. Oklahoma City, OK. October 23-26, 2013.

Vieira, C. and Magana, A.J. (2013). Using Backwards Design Process for the Design and Implementation of Computer Science (CS) Principles: a Case Study of a Colombian Elementary and Secondary Teacher Development Program. Frontiers in Education Conference. Oklahoma City, OK. October 23-26, 2013.

Magana, A.J., Vieira, C., Polo, F.G. Yan, J. and Sun, X. (2013). An Exploratory Survey on the Use of Computation in Undergraduate Engineering Education Frontiers in Education Conference. Oklahoma City, OK. October 23-26, 2013.

Streveler, R.A., Miller, R.L., Perova, N., Pitterson, N., Denick, D., Magana, A.J., Santiago Roman, A.I., Yang, D., & Fayyaz, F. (2013). Can "emergent" language serve as an indicator of conceptual change? Bi-annual conference of the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction (EARLI). Munich, Ge. August, 2013.

Zea, C., Magana, A.J., Lalinde, J.G. and Bueno, N. (2013) An Engineering Approach for Continuous Improvement in Engineering Education. 2nd ASEE International Forum. Atlanta, Georgia. June 22, 2013.

Magana, A.J., Falk, M., Reese, M. and Vieira, C. (2013). Materials Science Students Perceptions and Usage Intentions of Computation. 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Atlanta, GA. June 23-26, 2013.

Sanchez, K., Magana, A.J., Sederberg, D., Richards, G. Jones, G. and Tan, H. (2013). Investigating the Impact of Visuohaptic Simulations for Conceptual Understanding in Electricity and Magnetism. 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Atlanta, GA. June 23-26, 2013.

Vieira, C. and Magana A.J. (2013) Colombian Elementary Students Performance and Perceptions of Computing Learning Activities with Scratch. 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Atlanta, GA. June 23-26, 2013.

2012

Santiago-Roman, A., Ponce, A. Yang, D., Magana, A.J., Streveler, R. and Miller, R. (2012). A cross-cultural comparison study: The effectiveness of Schema Training modules among Hispanic students. Frontiers in Education Annual Conference. Seattle, WA.

Harriger, A, Magana, A.J. Lovan, R. (2012). Identifying the impact of SPIRIT program in student knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions toward computing careers. Frontiers in Education Annual Conference. Seattle, WA.

Ringenberg, T., and Magana, A.J. (2012). Work in progress: STEM-based computing educational resources on the web. Frontiers in Education Annual Conference. Seattle, WA.

2011

Magana, A.J., Vasileska, D. and Ahmed, Sh. (2011). Work in Progress: A Transparency and Scaffolding Framework for Computational Simulation Tools. Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference. October 12 - 15, Rapid City, South Dakota.

Magana, A.J., Marepalli, P. and Clark, J.V. (2011). Work in Progress: Integrating Computational and Engineering Thinking through Online Design and Simulation of Multidisciplinary Systems. Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference. October 12 - 15, Rapid City, South Dakota.

Magana, A.J., Streveler, R. and Barrett, N. (2011). Making Sense of Nanoscale Phenomena: A Proposed Model of Knowledge and Thinking. Proceedings of the 118th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. June 26 - 29, Vancouver, BC, Canada. [pdf]

Magana, A.J. and Benes, B. (2011). A Guided Inquiry-Based Learning Approach to High Performance Computer Graphics Education. Proceedings of the 118th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. June 26 - 29, Vancouver, BC, Canada. [pdf]

Magana, A.J., Santiago-Roman, A. Santiago-Santiago, N., Aceros, C., Marshall, B. and Matson, E. (2011). Students Understanding of Computational Problem-Solving Tasks. Proceedings of the 118th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. June 26 - 29, Vancouver, BC, Canada. [pdf]

Bagiati, A., Yoon Yoon, S., Evangelou, D., Kaloustian, D., Cekic, O., Zhu, J., and Magana, A.J. (2011) Engineering in Early Education: a Multicultural Comparison of Web Resources. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Vancouver, Canada, June 26-29, 2011

2010

Marepalli, P., Magana, A.J., Taleyarkhan, M.R., Sambamurthy, N., and Clark, J.V. (2010). SugarAid 0.2: An Online Learning Tool for STEM. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Information Technology in Education (CITE) Wuhan, China. December 10-11. [pdf]

Vasileska, D., Klimeck, G., Magana, A.J. and Goodnick, S.M. (2010). Tool-Based Curricula and Visual Learning. Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on e-Learning (ECEL) Porto, Portugal. November 4-5. [pdf]

Streveler, R. and Magana, A. J. (2010). Thinking in a Brand New Way: Exploring the Epistemology of Nanotechnology Researchers. Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education (FIE) Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. October 27-30. [pdf]

Magana, A. J. and Riley, D. (2010). First-year Students' Perceptions of the Societal and Ethical Implications of Nanotechnology. Proceedings of the 117th Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Louisville, Kentucky, June 20 - 23. [pdf]

Magana, A. J. and Garcia, R. E. (2010). FiPy and OOF: Computational Simulations for Modeling and Simulation of Computational Materials. Proceedings of the 117th Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Louisville, Kentucky, June 20 - 23. [pdf]

Streveler, R. A., Magana, A. J., Smith, K. and Clarke-Douglas, T. (2010). CLEERhub.org: Creating a digital habitat for engineering education researchers. Proceedings of the 117th Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Louisville, Kentucky, June 20 - 23. [pdf]

Magana, A.J., Brophy, S. and Bodner G. (2010). The transparency paradox: computational simulations as learning tools for engineering graduate education. Presentation at the Annual AERA Meeting: Understanding complex Ecologies in a Changing World. April 30-May 4. Denver, Colorado. [pdf]

2009

Magana, A.J., Brophy, S. and Bodner, G.M. (2009), Are Simulation Tools Developed and Used by Experts Appropriate Experimentation Tools for Educational Contexts? Proceedings of the 116th Annual Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), Austin Texas. June 14-17. [pdf]

Magana, A.J., Brophy, S. and Newby T. (2009) Pre-service teachers perceptions of web-based interactive media: Three different tools one learning goal. Proceedings of the 20th Annual SITE International Conference. March 2 - 6, 2009. Charleston, South Carolina. Outstanding Paper Award [pdf]

2008

Magana, A.J., Brophy, S. and Bodner, G.M. (2008), Professors instructional approaches and students perceptions of nanoHUB simulations as learning tools. Proceedings of the 115th Annual ASEE Conference and Exposition. June 22-25. [pdf]

Magana, A.J., Brophy, S. and Newby T. (2008), Scaffolding students conceptions of proportional size and scale cognition with analogies and metaphors. Proceedings of the 115th Annual ASEE Conference and Exposition. June 22-25. [pdf]

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