# Kelsey J. Rodgers

#### Education

- Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Education, Purdue University System : Purdue University
- B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Arizona State University

#### Currently Teaching

- EGR 101: Intro to Engineering
- EGR 115HYB: Intro Computing for Engineers

#### Courses Taught

#### Publications

**Journal Publications:**

Kong, Y., Douglas, K. A., **Rodgers, K. J.**, Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Madhavan, K. (2017). Size and scale framework and assessment for first year engineering students. *Journal of Engineering Education*. 106(3). pp. 431-453. DOI: 10.1002/jee.20172.

Verleger, M., **Rodgers, K. J.**,** & **Diefes-Dux, H. A. (2016). Selecting effective examples to train students for peer review of open-ended problems. *Journal of Engineering Education*, 105(4). pp. 585-604. DOI: 10.1002/jee.20148.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Horvath, A. K., Jung, H., Fry, A. S., Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Cardella, M. E. (2015). Case study: Solution changes based on feedback in problem-based learning. *Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning*, 9(2).

Jung, H., Horvath, A. K., Diefes-Dux, H. A., **Rodgers, K. J.**, & Cardella, M. E. (2015). Characteristics of feedback that influence student confidence and performance during mathematical modeling. *International Journal of Engineering Education, 31(1), pp. 42–57*.

**Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings:**

Pembridge, J. J. & **Rodgers, K. J.** (2018). Examining self-efficacy and growth mindset in an introductory computing course. *Proceedings of the 48 ^{th} ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference*. San Jose, CA. Oct. 3-6.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Pembridge, J. J., Long, L. L., III, Verleger, M. A., & Steinhauer, H. M. (2017). Small wins - Big impact: Narratives from behind the scenes. Proceedings from 2017 First-Year Engineering Experience (FYEE) Conference in Daytona Beach, FL.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Dala, N. J., & Madhavan, K. (2017). How First-Year Engineering Students Develop Visualizations for Mathematical Models. Proceedings of the 124th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. Columbus, OH.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Boudouris, B., Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Harris, M. (2016). Integrating exposure to nanotechnology through projectwork in a large first-year engineering course.* Proceedings of the 123 ^{rd} ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. *New Orleans, LA. June 26-29.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Madhavan, K. (2015). Impact of simulation development on mathematical model development. *Proceedings of the Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES), *Dublin, Ireland, July 13-15.

Diefes-Dux, H. A., **Rodgers, K. J.**, & Madhavan, K. (2015). Students’ understanding of mathematical models, simulations, and their relationship. *Proceedings of the Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES), *Dublin, Ireland, July 13-15.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Kong, Y., Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Madhavan, K. (2015). Framework of basic interactions to computer simulations: analysis of student developed interactive computer tools.* Proceedings of the 122 ^{nd} ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. *Seattle, WA. June 14-17.

**Rodgers, K. J.,** Diefes-Dux, H. A., Madhavan, K., & Kong, Y. (2014). Mini Workshop – Developing engineers for a changing world through modeling and simulation-based pedagogy. *Proceedings of the 44 ^{th} ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, *Madrid, Spain, Oct. 22-25.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Marbouti, F., Shafaat, A., Jung, H., & Diefes-Dux, H. A. (2014). Influence of teaching assistants' motivation on student learning. *Proceedings of the 44 ^{th} ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, *Madrid, Spain, Oct. 22-25.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Tafur, M., Marbouti, F., & Siepel, J. (2014). Physical response to feedback in game-based learning. *Proceedings of the 44 ^{th} ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, *Madrid, Spain, Oct. 22-25.

Shafaat, A., Marbouti, F., & **Rodgers, K. J.,** (2014). Utilizing MOOCs for blended learning in higher education. *Proceedings of the 44 ^{th} ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, *Madrid, Spain,

Kong, Y., Diefes-Dux, H., **Rodgers, K. J.**, Douglas, K. A., & Madhavan, K. (2014). Work in progress: Development and validation of a Nano Size and Scale Instrument (NSSI). *Proceedings of** the 44th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, *Madrid, Spain, Oct. 22-25.

Hanoglu, O., **Rodgers, K. J.**, Kong, Y., Madhavan, K., & Diefes-Dux, H. (2014). Work in progress: First-year engineering students¹ knowledge of nanotechnology. *Proceedings of** the 44th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, *Madrid, Spain, Oct. 22-25.

**Rodgers, K.J.**, Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Madhavan, K. (2014). Investigating first-year engineering students understanding of computer simulations and interactivity. *Proceedings of the 41 ^{st} SEFI (European Society for Engineering Education) Annual Conference, *Birmingham, England.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Kong, Y., Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Madhavan, K. (2014). First-year engineering students’ communication of nanotechnology size and scale in a design challenge.* Proceedings of the 121 ^{st} ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. *Indianapolis, IN. June 15 – 18.

Jung, H., Moon, A., **Rodgers, K. J.**, & Marbouti, F. (2013). Mathematical modeling problems: What affects teaching assistants’ ability to provide feedback? *Psychology of Mathematics Education*. Chicago, IL. Nov. 14 – 17.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Madhavan, K. (2013). Case studies: First-year engineering nanotechnology-based design projects. *Proceedings of the 43 ^{rd} ASEE/IEEE Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, *Oklahoma City, OK. Oct. 23 – 26.

Moon, A., Jung, H., Marbouti, F., **Rodgers, K. J.**, & Diefes-Dux, H. (2013). Undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants’ perceptions of their responsibilities – factors that help or hinder. *Proceedings of the 43 ^{rd} ASEE/IEEE Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, *Oklahoma City, OK. Oct. 23 – 26.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Diefes-Dux, H.A., & Madhavan, K. (2013). First-year engineering students explore nanotechnology in engineering. *Proceedings of the 40 ^{th} SEFI (European Society for Engineering Education) Annual Conference. *Leuven, Belgium. Sep. 16 – 20.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Diefes-Dux, H.A., Madhavan, K., & Oakes, B. (2013). First-year engineering students’ learning of nanotechnology through an open-ended project. *Proceedings of the 120 ^{th} ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. *Atlanta, GA. June 23 – 26.

Marbouti, F., **Rodgers, K.J.**, Jung, H., Moon, A., & Diefes-Dux, H. (2013). Factors that help and hinder teaching assistants’ ability to execute their responsibilities.* Proceedings of the 120 ^{th} ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. *Atlanta, GA. June 23 – 26.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Fry, A. S., Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Cardella, M. E. (2012). First-year engineering students’ peer feedback on open-ended mathematical modeling problems. *Proceedings of the 42 ^{nd} ASEE/IEEE Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, *Seattle, WA. Oct. 3 – 6.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Cardella, M. E. (2012). The nature of peer feedback from first-year engineering students on open-ended mathematical modeling problems. *Proceedings of the 119 ^{th} ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition,* San Antonio, TX. June 10 – 13.

Mathis, P. D., **Rodgers, K. J.**, Huffman, T. J., Purzer, S., & Gong, Y. (2012). Comparing the process of modeling for local and global problems completed by first-year engineering students. *Proceedings of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Illinois-Indiana Section*. Valparaiso, IN.

**Other Conferences and Presentations:**

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Kong, Y., Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Madhavan, K. (2015). Development of a guided-instructional tool for evaluating simulations. *Poster presented at Engineering Education (ENE) Industrial Advisory Council semester review meeting*, West Lafayette, IN. April 14.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Kong, Y., Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Madhavan, K. (2014). Development of a guided-instructional tool for evaluating simulations. *Poster presented at Engineering Education (ENE) Industrial Advisory Council semester review meeting*, West Lafayette, IN. November 7.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Kong, Y., & Madhavan, K., Diefes-Dux, H. A. (2014). Development of a guided-instructional tool for evaluating simulations. *Poster presented at first nanoHUB user conference*, Phoenix, AZ. April 9 – 11.

Kong, Y., Diefes-Dux, H. A., & **Rodgers, K. J. **(2014). Nano size and scale instrument (NSSI). *Poster presented at first nanoHUB user conference,* Phoenix, AZ. April 9 – 11.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Diefes-Dux, H. A., Jung, H., & Cardella, M. E. (2013). A comparative analysis of feedback from undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants on open-ended problems. *Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 2013 American Educational Research Association. *San Francisco, CA. April 26 – May 1.

Jung, H., Diefes-Dux, H.A., **Rodgers, K. J.**, Cardella, M. E., & Horvath, A.K. (2013). Characteristics of feedback that influence student confidence and performance during mathematical modeling. *Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 2013 American Educational Research Association. *San Francisco, CA. April 26 – May 1.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Cardella, M. E. (2012) Preparing first-year engineering students to give effective peer feedback on open-ended mathematical modeling problems. *Poster presented at the Annual Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium*. West Lafayette, IN.

**Rodgers, K. J.**, Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Cardella, M. E. (2012) Learning to engage in peer review: a foundational aspect of stem practice. *Poster presented at the 2012 Sigma Xi Graduate Student Research Awards Competition Poster Session*. West Lafayette, IN.

**Rodgers, K. J.** (2011) Formative feedback: Impacting the quality of first-year engineering student work on model-eliciting activities. *Poster presented at the New Directions in Engineering Education Symposium*. West Lafayette, IN.

#### Memberships and Credentials

Faculty Co-Advisor, ERAU Collegiate Section of Society of Women Engineers, * Summer 2018 – Present*

Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), * January 2011 – Present*

#### Awards, Honors and Recognitions

**Honorable Mention **for the ** William Elgin Wickenden Award of the American Society for Engineering Education**, for an article that appeared in the

*October 2016*issue of the Journal of Engineering Education - “Selecting Effective Examples to Train Students for Peer Review of Open-Ended Problem Solutions.”

- The annual Wickenden Award recognizes an article that represents the highest standards of scholarly research in engineering education among the articles published in the Journal in each volume year.

**ENE Outstanding Research Award**, Purdue University's School of Engineering Education, *Spring 2015*

- One award given by the School of Engineering Education to acknowledge outstanding research conducted.

**2011 WISE Success Story Award**, Women in Science and Engineering, Arizona State University Polytechnic, *May 2011*

- Award received “in recognition of valuable contributions to Arizona State University Polytechnic”.