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Mary Besterfield-Sacre

Professor
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Nickolas A. DeCecco Professor, Director of the Engineering Education Research Center
Engineering Education Research Center

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(2014) Nominated for Professor of the Year Award, April 2014.

(2012) ASEE Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education.

(2012) Winner of the Best Paper Award by the American Society for Engineering Education, Entrepreneurship Division.

(2011) Fellow American Society for Engineering Education.

(2009) National Academy of Engineering, Frontiers of Engineering Education, Selected Attendee.

(2009) Academy of Engineering Management, Missouri University of Science and Technology.

(2009) Winner of the Best Paper Award by the American Society for Engineering Education, Biomedical Engineering Division.

(2008) Graduate Faculty, Purdue University.

(2008) Carnegie Science Center's Awards for Excellence, Innovation in Post Secondary Education.

(2007) Winner of the Best Paper Award be the IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2007 Industrial Engineering Research Conference Education Track.

(2006 - 2008) Fulton C. Noss Faculty Fellowship.

(2004) Winner of the Best Paper Award by the American Society for Engineering Education Industrial Engineering Division.

(2004 - 2006) Fulton C. Noss Faculty Fellowship.

(2004) Beitle-Weltri Teaching Award from the University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering.

(2004) Carnegie Science Center's Awards for Excellence, Innovation in Post Secondary Education, Honorable Mention.

(2002 - 2004) William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellowship.

(2001) Outstanding IE Faculty, awarded by the students at the annual ESC banquet.

(2000) Top Ten Paper, Frontiers in Education Conference.

(1995) ASEE Educational Research Methods Apprentice Faculty Grant.

(1991) U.S. Army Performance Award.

(1989) U.S. Army Performance Award.

(1988) Order of the Engineer, Purdue University.

(1988) Magoon Award of Excellence as a Teaching Assistant, selected by upper-class engineering students, Purdue University.

Member of Alpha Pi Mu.

BS, Engineering Management, University of Missouri - Rolla, 1986

MS, Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1988

PhD, Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1996

Clark, R.M., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Dukes, A. (2020). Supportive Classroom Assessment for Remote Instruction. Advances in Engineering Education, 8(4), 1-6.

Clark, W.W., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2020). Full court press as a come-from-behind strategy to win the innovation and entrepreneurship game: A case study at the University of Pittsburgh. Advances in Engineering Education, 8(1), 1-22.

Shuman, L.J., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2019). Innovation through propagation: Future directions for engineering education research. Advances in Engineering Education, 7(2).

Streiner, S.C., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2019). Measuring the Relative Impact of International Experiences on Engineering Students: A Benchmarking Analysis. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 35(5), 1503-1517.

Clark, R.M., Kaw, A., Lou, Y., Scott, A., & Besterfield-Sacre, M.E. (2018). Evaluating Blended and Flipped Instruction in Numerical Methods at Multiple Engineering Schools. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 12(1).Georgia Southern University.

Clark, R., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2017). Experiences with “Flipping” an Introductory Mechanical Design Course. In The Flipped Classroom: Practice and Practices in Higher Education. Sydney: Springer.

Clark, R.M., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2017). Assessing Flipped Classrooms. In The Flipped Classroom: Practice and Practices in Higher Education. Sydney: Springer.. Sydney: Springer.

Reidsema, C., Kavanagh, L., Hadgraft, R., Smith, N., Clark, R., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2017). The Flipped Classroom: Practice and Practices in Higher Education. Sydney: Springer.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Zappe, S., Shartrand, A., & Hochstedt, K. (2016). Faculty and student perceptions of the content of entrepreneurship courses in engineering education. Advances in Engineering Education, 5(1).

Clark, R.M., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Budny, D., Bursic, K.M., Clark, W.W., Norman, B.A., Parker, R.S., Patzer, J.F., & Slaughter, W.S. (2016). Flipping engineering courses: A school wide initiative. Advances in Engineering Education, 5(3).

Clark, R.M., Kaw, A., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2016). Comparing the effectiveness of blended, semi-flipped, and flipped formats in an engineering numerical methods course. Advances in Engineering Education, 5(3).

Bodnar, C.A., Clark, R.M., & Besterfield-sacre, M.E. (2015). Lessons Learned through Sequential Offerings of an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Boot Camp for Sophomore Engineering Students. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Engineering, 6(1), 52-67.

Ozaltin, N., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Clark, R. (2015). A Mixed Methods Analysis of Engineering Design Team Processes that Contribute to Innovative Outcomes. International Journal of Engineering Education, 31(6A), 1537.Tempus Publications.

Ozaltin, N.O., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Clark, R.M. (2015). Design Team Processes that Contribute to Innovative Outcomes: A Mixed Methods Approach. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 31(6), 1537-1553.

Ozaltin, N.O., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Clark, R.M. (2015). An engineering educator's decision support tool for improving innovation in student design projects. Advances in Engineering Education, 4(4).

Ozaltin, N.O., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Kremer, G.E.O., & Shuman, L.J. (2015). An Investigation on the Implications of Design Process Phases on Artifact Novelty. JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL DESIGN, 137(5).ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.4028530.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Cox, M.F., Borrego, M., Beddoes, K., & Zhu, J. (2014). Changing Engineering Education: Views of US Faculty, Chairs, and Deans. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 103(2), 193-219.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/jee.20043.

Nicholls, G., Wolfe, H., Besterfield-sacre, M.E., & Shuman, L.J. (2014). Defining the Majors that Comprise "STEM": An Analytical Method for Looking Beyond the Classical Acronym. International Journal of Engineering Education, 30(2), 1-18.

Nicholls, G.M., Wolfe, H., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L.J. (2014). Defining the Majors that Comprise "STEM": An Analytical Method for Looking Beyond the Classical Acronym. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 30(2), 360-377.

Clark, R.M., Shuman, L.J., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2013). In-Depth Use of Modeling in Engineering Coursework to Enhance Problem Solving. In International Perspectives on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematical Modelling. (pp. 173-188).Springer Netherlands. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-6271-8_15.

Rudnicka, E.A., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L.J. (2013). Development and Evaluation of a Model to Assess Engineering Ethical Reasoning and Decision Making. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 29(4), 948-966.

Rudnicka, E.A., Besterfield-sacre, M.E., & Shuman, L.J. (2013). Development and Evaluation of a Model to Assess Engineering Ethical Reasoning and Decision Making. International Journal of Engineering Education, 29(4), 1-19.

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Litzinger, T. (2013). AEE and JEE: Where Are the Boundaries? Should There Be Boundaries? Do We Need Boundaries?. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 102(2), 224-226.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/jee.20008.

Olds, B.M., Borrego, M., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Cox, M. (2012). Continuing the Dialog: Possibilities for Community Action Research in Engineering Education. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 101(3), 407-411.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2012.tb00055.x.

McCarthy, J.J., & Parker, R.S. (2011). Evaluation and results for an integrated curriculum in chemical engineering. ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 12(4), 1-22.

Clark, R.M., Shuman, L.J., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2010). In-Depth Use of Modeling in Engineering Coursework to Enhance Problem Solving. In Modeling Students' Mathematical Modeling Competencies. (pp. 173-188).Springer US. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0561-1_15.

Mccarthy, J.J., Parker, R.S., Abatan, A., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2010). Building an evaluation strategy for an integrated curriculum in chemical engineering. Advances in Engineering Education, 2(4).

Nicholls, G.M., Wolfe, H., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L.J. (2010). Predicting STEM Degree Outcomes Based on Eighth Grade Data and Standard Test Scores. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 99(3), 209-223.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2010.tb01057.x.

Verleger, M., Diefes-Dux, H., Ohland, M.W., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Brophy, S. (2010). Challenges to Informed Peer Review Matching Algorithms. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 99(4), 397-408.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2010.tb01070.x.

Verleger, M.A., Diefes-Dux, H., Ohland, M., Besterfield-sacre, M.E., & Brophy, S. (2010). Challenges to Informed Peer Review. Journal of Engineering Education, 99(4), 397-408.

Yildirim, T.P., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., & Shuman, L.J. (2010). Use of Personal Digital Assistants in Problem Solving Process Assessment. IEEE Multidisicplinary Engineering Education, 5(3), 19-23.

Yildirim, T.P., Shuman, L., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2010). Model-Eliciting Activities: Assessing Engineering Student Problem Solving and Skill Integration Processes. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 26(4), 831-845.

Clark, R.M., & Besterfield-Sacre, M.E. (2009). A New Approach to Hazardous Materials Transportation Risk Analysis: Decision Modeling to Identify Critical Variables. RISK ANALYSIS, 29(3), 344-354.Wiley. doi: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2008.01163.x.

Clark, R.S., & Besterfield-sacre, M.E. (2009). A New Approach to the Analysis of Hazardous Materials Transportation Risk: Identification of Critical Variables Relative to Known Consequences using Exploratory Decision Modeling. Risk Analysis, 29(3), 344-354.

Golish, B., Besterfield-sacre, M.E., & Shuman, L. (2008). Comparing the Innovation Processes in Academic and Corporate Settings. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 25(1), 47-62.

Golish, B.L., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., & Shuman, L.J. (2008). Comparing academic and corporate technology development processes. JOURNAL OF PRODUCT INNOVATION MANAGEMENT, 25(1), 47-62.Wiley. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5885.2007.00282.x.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., Wolfe, H., Clark, R.A., & Yildirim, P. (2007). Development of a work sampling methodology for behavioral observations: Application to teamwork. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 96(4), 347-357.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2007.tb00944.x.

Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Shuman, L.J., Wolfe, H., Clark, R.M., & Yildirim, P. (2007). Development of a Work Sampling Methodology for Behavioral Observations: Application to Teamwork. Journal of Engineering Education, 96(4), 347-357.

Murphy, T.J., Shehab, R.L., Reed-Rhoads, T., Foor, C.E., Harris, B.J., Trytten, D.A., Walden, S.E., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Hallbeck, M.S., & Moor, W.C. (2007). Achieving parity of the sexes at the undergraduate level: A study of success. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 96(3), 241-252.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2007.tb00933.x.

Nicholls, G.M., Wolfe, H., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., & Larpkiattaworn, S. (2007). A method for identifying variables for predicting STEM enrollment. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 96(1), 33-44.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2007.tb00913.x.

Nicholls, G.M., Wolfe, H., Besterfield-sacre, M.E., Shuman, L.J., & Larpkiattaworn, S. (2007). A method for Identifying Variables for STEM Intervention. Journal of Engineering, 96(1), 33-44.

Resnick, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Mehalik, M., Sherer, J.Z., & Halverson, E. (2007). A framework for effective management of school system performance. 109, (pp. 155-185).

Adams, R., Aldridge, D., Atman, C., Barker, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Bjorklund, S., Bransford, J., Breslow, L., Brophy, S., Burrows, V., Busch-Vishniac, I., Carlson, M., Carlson, L., Chen, H., Dahleh, M., Diefes-Dux, H., Duffy, T., Evangelou, D., Felder, R., Finelli, C., Follman, D., Forteriberry, N., Froyd, J., George, Y., Goff, R., Griffin, H., Haghighi, K., Harding, T., Harris, T., Hodge, D., Imbrie, P.K., Jamieson, L., Johnson, J., Jonassen, D., Katehi, L., Krause, S., Leigh-Mack, P., Litzinger, T., Lohmann, J., Maller, S., Martin, J., McKenna, A., Miller, R., Moye, A., Newstetter, W., Pellegrino, J., Pfatteicher, S., Prey, J., Redish, J., Reed-Rhoads, T., Rodriguez, O., Schimmel, K., Sheppard, S., Shuman, L., Smith, K., Somerville, M., Sorby, S., Streveler, R., Sullivan, J., Terpenny, J., Valles-Rosales, D., Wankat, P., Watson, K., Young, M., Adams, S., Anderegg, B., Boylan, M., Burkett, S., Gabriele, G., Kemnitzer, S., Olds, B., Pimmel, R., Watford, B., & Steering, C.N.E.E.R.C. (2006). The National Engineering Education Research Colloquies. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 95(4), 257-258.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2006.tb00899.x.

Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & McGourty, J. (2005). The ABET "Professional skills" - Can they be taught? Can they be assessed?. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 94(1), 41-55.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2005.tb00828.x.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Gerchak, J., Lyons, M.R., Shuman, L.J., & Wolfe, H. (2004). Scoring concept maps: An integrated rubric for assessing engineering education. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 93(2), 105-115.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2004.tb00795.x.

Larpkiataworn, S., Muogboh, O., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., & Wolfe, H. (2003). Special Considerations When Using Statistical Analysis in Engineering Education Assessment and Evaluation. Journal of Engineering Education, 92(3), 207-215.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2003.tb00761.x.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., & Wolfe, H. (2002). Modeling undergraduate engineering outcomes. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 18(2), 128-139.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., & Wolfe, H. (2002). Modeling undergraduate engineering outcomes. International Journal of Engineering Education, 18(2 SPEC.), 128-139.

Hoare, R., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Ertman, D., Gerchak, J., Johnson, T., Shields, R., & Shuman, L. (2002). Cross-institutional assessment: Development and implementation of the on-line student survey system. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 10(2), 88-97.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/cae.10013.

McGourty, J., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Atman, C., Miller, R., Olds, B., Rogers, G., & Wolfe, H. (2002). Preparing for ABET EC 2000: Research-based assessment methods and processes. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING EDUCATION, 18(2), 157-167.

McGourty, J., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Atman, C., Miller, R., Olds, B., Rogers, G., & Wolfe, H. (2002). Preparing for ABET EC 2000: Research-based assessment methods and processes. International Journal of Engineering Education, 18(2 SPEC.), 157-167.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Moreno, M., Shuman, L.J., & Atman, C.J. (2001). Gender and Ethnicity Differences in Freshmen Engineering Student Attitudes: A Cross-Institutional Study*. Journal of Engineering Education, 90(4), 477-489.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.2001.tb00629.x.

McGourty, J., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Hoare, R., Wolfe, H., Olds, B., & Miller, R. (2001). Using technology to enhance outcome assessment in engineering education. 31st Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. Impact on Engineering and Science Education. Conference Proceedings (Cat. No.01CH37193), 3, S2A/1-S2A/5.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2001.964010.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., Wolfe, H., Atman, C.J., McGourty, J., Miller, R.L., Olds, B.M., & Rogers, G.M. (2000). Defining the outcomes: A framework for EC-2000. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EDUCATION, 43(2), 100-110.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/13.848060.

Moreno, M., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., Wolfe, H., & Atman, C.J. (2000). Self-assessed confidence in EC-2000 outcomes: a study of gender and ethnicity differences across institutions. 30th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. Building on A Century of Progress in Engineering Education. Conference Proceedings (IEEE Cat. No.00CH37135), 1, T1A-23-T1A-28.Stripes Publishing. doi: 10.1109/fie.2000.897524.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Atman, C.J., & Shuman, L.J. (1998). Engineering Student Attitudes Assessment. Journal of Engineering Education, 87(2), 133-141.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.1998.tb00333.x.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Atman, C.J., & Shuman, L.J. (1997). Characteristics of Freshman Engineering Students: Models for Determining Student Attrition in Engineering. Journal of Engineering Education, 86(2), 139-149.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/j.2168-9830.1997.tb00277.x.

Gau, D., Sinex, D., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Abramowitch, S., & Wosu, S. (2020). Implementation of a Future Faculty Development Program: Impact and Evaluation of Years 1 & 2. In 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access Proceedings, 2020-June.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--34769.

Sinex, D., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Carter-Veale, W., Yohe, D., Abramowitch, S., & Wosu, S. (2020). The Pitt STRIVE Program: Adopting Evidence-Based Principles "The Meyerhoff and PROMISE Way”. In 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access Proceedings, 2020-June.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--35355.

Sinex, D.C.E., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Mena, I., Bilec, M., Abramowitch, S.D., & Wosu, S.N. (2020). The Development and Perceived Impact of Mentor-Mentee Retreats on the Long-Term Development and Enhancement of Mentor-Mentee Relationships. In 2020 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2020-October.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie44824.2020.9274055.

Clark, R.M., Kaw, A., Lou, Y., Scott, A., & Besterfield-Sacre, M.E. (2017). Blended vs. flipped teaching: One course - Three engineering schools. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2017-June.

Miller, R.M., Maiti, S., & Besterfield-Sacre, M.E. (2017). Effect of a project-based learning activity on student intrinsic motivation in a biomechanics classroom. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2017-June.

Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Streiner, S., Ragusa, G., Matherly, C., & Benson, L. (2017). Assessing the spectrum of international undergraduate engineering educational experiences: A cross institutional survey. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2017-June.

Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., & Shuman, L.J. (2016). Innovation through propagation: A roadmap for engineering education. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2016-June.

Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Shuman, L.J., Matherly, C., Ragusa, G., & Benson, L. (2016). Assessing the spectrum of international undergraduate engineering educational experiences. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2016-June.

Borrego, M.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Finelli, C.J., Lattuca, L.R., & Shekhar, P. (2016). Recommended practices for managing large, multi-site engineering education research data collection projects. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2016-June.

Callahan, J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Carpenter, J.P., Needy, K.L.S., & Schrader, C.B. (2016). Listening and negotiation. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2016-June.

Shuman, L.J., Clark, R.M., Streiner, S., & Besterfield-Sacre, M.E. (2016). Achieving global competence: Are our freshmen already there?. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2016-June.

Streiner, S., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Donovan, S. (2016). Using simulation and structured group work to address statistical misconceptions. In 2016 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2016-November.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2016.7757428.

Levonisova, S.V., Savage, R.E., Streiner, S.C., McCave, E.J., Ragusa, G., Matherly, C., Benson, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., & Shuman, L.J. (2015). Identifying factors that enhance undergraduate engineering students' global preparedness. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society(122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society).

Nilsen, E.A., Matthew, V., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Monroe-White, T. (2015). Taking stock: Using a landscape inventory to drive curriculum and program change. In 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2015.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2015.7344125.

Nilsen, E.A., Matthew, V., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Monroe-White, T. (2015). Landscape analysis as a tool in the curricular change process. In 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2015.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2015.7344039.

Sheppard, S., Gilmartin, S., Chen, H.L., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Duval-Couetil, N., Shartrand, A., Moore, L., Costache, E., Fintoc, A.M., Jin, Q., Ling, C., Lintl, F.M., Cavagnaro, L.B., Fasihuddin, H., & Breed, A.K. (2015). Exploring what we don't know about entrepreneurship education for engineers. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society(122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society).

Streiner, S.C., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2015). Evidence-based approaches for engineering global preparedness programming: Research to inform practice. In 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2015.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2015.7344354.

Streiner, S.C., McCave, E., Levonisova, S.V., Savage, R.E., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Ragusa, G., Benson, L., Matherly, C., & Shuman, L.J. (2015). An inductive qualitative analysis of student interviews on engineering global preparedness. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society(122nd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Making Value for Society).

Clark, R.M., Norman, B.A., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2014). Preliminary experiences with "Flipping" a facility layout/material handling course. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2014, (pp. 1194-1202).

Levonisova, S., Huang, S., Streiner, S.C., Cunningham, S.C., Ragusa, G., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Shuman, L.J., & Matherly, C. (2014). Moving toward a research informed conceptual model of engineering global preparedness. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Streiner, S., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., & Bursic, K. (2014). An approach to evaluate engineering global preparedness in industrial engineering curricula. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2014, (pp. 2389-2396).

Streiner, S.C., Cunningham, S.C., Huang, S., Levonisova, S., Matherly, C., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Shuman, L.J., Ragusa, G., & Kotys-Schwartz, D.A. (2014). Exploring engineering education in broader context: A framework of engineering global preparedness. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Vidic, N.S., Ozaltin, N.O., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., & Shuman, L.J. (2014). Model eliciting activities motivated problem solving: An analysis of solution paths. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Ragusa, G., Matherly, C., Phillips, S.R., Shuman, L.J., & Howard, L. (2013). Assessing the spectrum of international undergraduate engineering educational experiences. In 2013 ASEE International Forum.

Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Robinson, A.M., Ozaltin, O., Shuman, L.J., Shartrand, A.M., & Weilerstein, P. (2012). Essential factors related to entrepreneurial knowledge in the engineering curriculum. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Robinson, A.M., Ozaltin, O., Shuman, L.J., Shartrand, A.M., & Weilerstein, P. (2012). Essential factors related to entrepreneurial knowledge in the engineering curriculum. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Self, B.P., Shuman, L.J., Christ, J.A., Miller, R.L., & Moore, T.J. (2012). Models and modeling in upper division classrooms: Impacting conceptual understanding and the professional skills. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Self, B.P., Shuman, L.J., Christ, J.A., Miller, R.L., & Moore, T.J. (2012). Models and modeling in upper division classrooms: Impacting conceptual understanding and the professional skills. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Bursic, K.M., Vidic, N.S., & Siewiorek, N. (2012). CCLI: Model eliciting activities. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Bursic, K.M., Vidic, N.S., & Siewiorek, N. (2012). CCLI: Model eliciting activities. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Siewiorek, N., Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Vidic, N.S., Bursic, K.M., Streiner, S., & Coull, J. (2012). Students' confidence levels in technical concept knowledge with Model Eliciting Activities. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Siewiorek, N., Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Vidic, N.S., Bursic, K.M., Streiner, S., & Coull, J. (2012). Students' confidence levels in technical concept knowledge with Model Eliciting Activities. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Zappe, S., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shartrand, A. (2012). Work in progress: Entrepreneurship in education: Faculty beliefs, teaching practices, and student learning. 2012 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE).Seattle, WA. doi: 10.1109/fie.2012.6462518.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Ozaltin, N.O., Shartrand, A., Shuman, L.J., & Weilerstein, P. (2011). Understanding the technical entrepreneurship landscape in engineering education (CCLI-Phase 2). In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Ozaltin, N.O., Shartrand, A., Shuman, L.J., & Weilerstein, P. (2011). Understanding the technical entrepreneurship landscape in engineering education (CCLI-Phase 2). In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Bursic, K.M., Shuman, L.J., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2011). Improving student attainment of ABET outcomes using Model-Eliciting Activities (MEAs). In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Bursic, K.M., Shuman, L.J., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2011). Improving student attainment of ABET outcomes using Model-Eliciting Activities (MEAs). In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Kotys-Schwartz, D., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2011). Informal learning in engineering education: Where we are — Where we need to go. In 2011 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2011.6142836.

Shuman, L., Deibler, C., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Siewiorek, N. (2011). Team influences in modeling and solving industrial engineering problems. In 61st Annual IIE Conference and Expo Proceedings.

Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Yildirim, T.P., Bursic, K.M., & Vidic, N. (2011). CCLI: Model eliciting activities: Experiments and mixed methods to assess student learning - Part II. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Yildirim, T.P., Bursic, K.M., & Vidic, N. (2011). CCLI: Model eliciting activities: Experiments and mixed methods to assess student learning - Part II. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Siewiorek, N., Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., & Goldstein, R. (2011). Comparison of instructor perceptions and student reflections on model eliciting activities. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Siewiorek, N., Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., & Goldstein, R. (2011). Comparison of instructor perceptions and student reflections on model eliciting activities. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Vidic, N., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Bursic, K.M., Yildirim, T.P., & Siewiorek, N. (2011). Learning impacts gained from introducing Model Eliciting Activities (MEAs) in an introductory statistics course. In 61st Annual IIE Conference and Expo Proceedings.

Bursic, K.M., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Yildirim, T.P. (2010). Improving conceptual learning in engineering economy using model-eliciting activities (MEAs). In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2010 Proceedings.

Hamilton, E., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Olds, B., & Siewiorek, N. (2010). Special session: Model-eliciting activities in engineering: A focus on model building. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Ozaltin, N., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2010). Bioengineering design process: Patterns that lead to quality outcomes. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Ozaltin, N., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2010). Bioengineering design process: Patterns that lead to quality outcomes. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Özaltin, N.O., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., & Shuman, L.J. (2010). A conceptual model to understand innovation in the design process. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2010 Proceedings.

Shartrand, A., Weilerstein, P., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Golding, K. (2010). Technology entrepreneurship programs in U.S. engineering schools: Course and program characteristics at the undergraduate level. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Self, B., Miller, R., Moore, T., Christ, J., Hamilton, E., Olds, B., & Diefes-Dux, H. (2010). Special session: Next generation problem-solving: Results to date - Models and modeling using meas. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Self, B., Miller, R., Moore, T., Christ, J., Hamilton, E., Olds, B., & Diefes-Dux, H. (2010). Special session: Next generation problem-solving: Results to date - Models and modeling using meas. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Yildirim, T.P., & Sieworiek, N. (2010). CCLI: Model eliciting activities: Experiments and mixed methods to assess student learning. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Yildirim, T.P., & Sieworiek, N. (2010). CCLI: Model eliciting activities: Experiments and mixed methods to assess student learning. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Siewiorek, N., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., & Hamilton, E. (2010). Reflection tools in modeling activities. In Learning in the Disciplines: ICLS 2010 Conference Proceedings - 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences, 2, (pp. 413-414).

Siewiorek, N., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Santelli, K. (2010). Engineering, reflection and life long learning. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Siewiorek, N., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Santelli, K. (2010). Engineering, reflection and life long learning. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Streiner, S., Deibler, C., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2010). Design process maps: A look at team dynamics. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2010 Proceedings.

Yildirim, T., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2010). An engineering modeling self-efficacy (EMSE) scale. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Yildirim, T., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2010). An engineering modeling self-efficacy (EMSE) scale. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Yildirim, T.P., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2010). Estimating the impact of epistemological beliefs on modeling ability. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2010 Proceedings.

Yildirim, T.P., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2010). The impact of self-efficacy on students' ability to create models. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2010 Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., Yoder, C., Weilerstein, P., & Shartrand, A. (2009). Bio-engineering process maps: Elements used to produce innovative designs and prototypes. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., Yoder, C., Weilerstein, P., & Shartrand, A. (2009). Bio-engineering process maps: Elements used to produce innovative designs and prototypes. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Nicholls, G., Wolfe, H., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2009). Predicting post-secondary educational outcomes with survival analysis. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Nicholls, G., Wolfe, H., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2009). Predicting post-secondary educational outcomes with survival analysis. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Clark, R., Yildirim, T.P., & Bursic, K. (2009). E-MEAs: Introducing an ethical component to model eliciting activities. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Clark, R., Yildirim, T.P., & Bursic, K. (2009). E-MEAs: Introducing an ethical component to model eliciting activities. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shuman, L.J., Clark, R., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Yildirim, T.P. (2009). The model eliciting activity (MEA) construct: Moving engineering education research into the classroom. In 2008 Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, 3, (pp. 627-635).

Turan, F.K., Scala, N.M., Sacre, M.B., & Needy, K.L. (2009). An Analytic Network Process (ANP) Approach to the Project Portfolio Management for Organizational Sustainability. In Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference.Institute of Industrial Engineers.Miami, Florida, USA.

Alexander, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Matherly, C., & Shuman, L. (2008). Internationalizing our engineers: Short-term experiential programs abroad for engineering students. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Alexander, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Matherly, C., & Shuman, L. (2008). Internationalizing our engineers: Short-term experiential programs abroad for engineering students. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Clark, R.M., & Shuman, L.J. (2008). Work in progress - activities that capstone teams use to create innovative design in bioengineering. In 2008 38th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2008.4720520.

Clark, R.M., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., & Yildirim, T.P. (2008). Work in progress - assessment of MEA problem solving processes used by engineering students. In 2008 38th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2008.4720497.

Clark, R.M., Shuman, L.J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Yildirim, T.P. (2008). Use of model eliciting activities to improve problem solving by industrial engineering students. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2008, (pp. 110-115).

McCarthy, J.J., Parker, R.S., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2008). The pillars of ChE: An integrated curriculum at Pittsburgh. In AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Moore, T.J., Miller, R.L., Self, B., Hamilton, E., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Miller, B.G. (2008). Special session - model-eliciting activities: Motivating students to apply and integrate upper-level content in engineering. In 2008 38th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2008.4720606.

Nicholls, G., Wolfe, H., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2008). A method for predicting post-secondary educational outcomes. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Nicholls, G., Wolfe, H., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (2008). A method for predicting post-secondary educational outcomes. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Shartrand, A., Weilerstein, P., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Olds, B.M. (2008). Assessing student learning in technology entrepreneurship. In 2008 38th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2008.4720627.

Shuman, L., Bidanda, B., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Rajgopal, J. (2008). Internationalizing the engineering curriculum. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2008, (pp. 1071-1076).

Shuman, L.J., Clark, R.M., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Yildirim, T.P. (2008). Work in progress - ethical model eliciting activities (E-MEA) - extending the construct. In 2008 38th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2008.4720535.

Yildirim, T.P., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2008). Constructing a comprehensive measure to assess customer lifetime value. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2008, (pp. 595-600).

Beckman, E., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Kovalcik, G., Mehalik, M., Needy, K., Ries, R., Schaefer, L., & Shuman, L. (2007). Combining educational studies, research and international experiences in sustainable engineering. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Beckman, E., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Kovalcik, G., Mehalik, M., Needy, K., Ries, R., Schaefer, L., & Shuman, L. (2007). Combining educational studies, research and international experiences in sustainable engineering. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Pinaryildirim, T., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., Wolfe, H., & Clark, R.M. (2007). An analysis of engineering design using Markov Chains. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2007 - Industrial Engineering's Critical Role in a Flat World - Conference Proceedings, (pp. 392-398).

Yildirim, T.P., Townsend, J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., & Wolfe, H. (2007). Developing cognitive affective behavioral work sampling methodologies to assess student learning outcomes. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Yildirim, T.P., Townsend, J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., & Wolfe, H. (2007). Developing cognitive affective behavioral work sampling methodologies to assess student learning outcomes. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Beckman, E., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Kovalcik, G., Needy, K., Ries, R., Schaefer, L., & Shuman, L. (2006). Combining graduate studies, research and international experiences in sustainability. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Beckman, E., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Kovalcik, G., Needy, K., Ries, R., Schaefer, L., & Shuman, L. (2006). Combining graduate studies, research and international experiences in sustainability. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Golish, B.L., & Besterfield-Sacre, M.E. (2006). The development of a university technology transfer model. In 2006 IIE Annual Conference and Exhibition.

McCarthy, J.J., Abatan, A.A., Parker, R.S., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2005). Pillars of chemical engineering: An integrated curriculum. In AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings, (p. 3536).

McCarthy, J.J., Abatan, A.A., Parker, R.S., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2005). Work in progress: Pillars of chemical engineering. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE, 2005.

Norman, B.A., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Bidanda, B., Needy, K.L.S., & Rajgopal, J. (2005). Integration and synthesis of the industrial engineering curriculum via an unstructured problem solving course. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, (pp. 8481-8489).

Rudnicka, E., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., & Wolfe, H. (2005). Work in progress - Evaluating the decision making process that individuals and teams of engineering students employ when solving ethical dilemmas. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE, 2005.

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Wolfe, H., Sindelar, M., Pinkus, R., Olds, B., & Miller, R. (2005). Using rubrics to assess students' ability resolve ethical dilemmas. In IIE Annual Conference and Exposition 2005.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Newcome, E., Shuman, L., & Wolfe, H. (2004). Extending work sampling to behavioral and cognitive concepts. In IIE Annual Conference and Exhibition 2004, (pp. 1075-1080).

Norman, B.A., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Bidanda, B., Needy, K.L.S., & Rajgopal, J. (2004). A conceptual model for integrating and synthesizing the industrial engineering curriculum. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 2261-2272).

Norman, B.A., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Bidanda, B., Needy, K.L.S., & Rajgopal, J. (2004). Integration and synthesis of the industrial engineering curriculum. Industrial Engineering Research Conference.Houston, TX.

Shuman, L.J., Sindelar, M.F., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Wolfe, H., Pinkus, R.L., Miller, R.L., Olds, B.M., & Mitcham, C. (2004). Can our students recognize and resolve ethical dilemmas?. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 1487-1500).

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Golish, B.L., Shuman, L.J., Wolfe, H., & Weilerstein, P.J. (2003). The state of assessment of entrepreneur projects. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 10211-10222).

Gerchak, J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., & Wolfe, H. (2003). Using concept maps for evaluating program objectives. In 33rd Annual Frontiers in Education, 2003. FIE 2003., 1, (pp. T3B20-T3B25).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2003.1263326.

Gerchak, J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., & Wolfe, H. (2003). Using concept maps for evaluating program objectives. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 1.

Hoare, R., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Kusic, D., Beckwith, J., Shuman, L., Ertman, D., & Shields, R. (2003). An on-line cross-institutional survey system: Experience and migration from an applet-based system to a java server page system. In Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications, 7, (pp. 5-11).

McGourty, J., Reynolds, J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., & Wolfe, H. (2003). Using multisource assessment and feedback processes to develop entrepreneurial skills in engineering students. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 5977-5984).

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Budny, D., Larpkiattaworn, S., Muogboh, O., Provezis, S., & Wolfe, H. (2003). What do we know about our entering students and how does it impact upon performance?. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 9833-9847).

Sindelar, M., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Miller, R., Mitcham, C., Olds, B., Pinkus, R., & Wolfe, H. (2003). Assessing engineering students' abilities to resolve ethical dilemmas. In 33rd Annual Frontiers in Education, 2003. FIE 2003., 3, (pp. S2A25-S2A31).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie.2003.1265937.

Sindelar, M., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Miller, R., Mitcham, C., Olds, B., Pinkus, R., & Wolfe, H. (2003). Assessing engineering students' abilities to resolve ethical dilemmas. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 3.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Lovell, M., McGourty, J., Shuman, L.J., & Wolfe, H. (2002). An interdisciplinary certificate in product realization: Meeting the challenges of industry and the engineering criteria. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 2.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., Wolfe, H., Scalise, A., Larpkiattaworn, S., Muogboh, O.S., Budny, D., Miller, R., & Olds, B. (2002). Modeling for educational enhancement and assessment. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 7353-7367).

De Perez, G.L., Shuman, L., Wolfe, H., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2001). Measuring continuous improvement in engineering education programs: A graphical approach. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 7023-7034).

Hoare, R., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., Shields, R., & Johnson, T. (2001). Cross-institutional assessment with a customized web-based survey system. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 3.

McGourty, J., Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Hoare, R., Wolfe, H., Olds, B., & Miller, R. (2001). Using technology to enhance outcome assessment in engineering education. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 3.

McGourty, J., Shuman, L., Chimka, J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Wolfe, H. (2001). Multi-source feedback processes and student learning styles: Measuring the influence on learning outcomes. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 7321-7331).

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Chimka, J.R., Wolfe, H., & McGourty, J. (2001). Using multi-source feedback in the classroom: Lessons learned. Frontiers in Education Conference.Reno, NV.

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Chimka, J.R., Wolfe, H., & McGourty, J. (2001). Using multi-source feedback in the classroom: lessons learned. 31st Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. Impact on Engineering and Science Education..Reno, NV. doi: 10.1109/fie.2001.964013.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., Wolfe, H., & McGourty, J. (2000). Triangulating assessments: Multi-source feedback systems and closed form surveys. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.St. Louis, MO.

McGourty, J., Dominick, P., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., & Wolfe, H. (2000). Improving student learning through the use of multisource assessment and feedback. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 1.

Moreno, M., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., Wolfe, H., & Atman, C.J. (2000). Self-assessed confidence in EC-2000 outcomes: A study of gender and ethnicity differences across institutions. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 1.

Scalise, A., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L., & Wolfe, H. (2000). First term probation: Models for identifying high risk students. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 1.

Shuman, L., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Wolfe, H., Atman, C.J., McGourty, J., Miller, R.L., Olds, B.M., & Rogers, G.M. (2000). Matching assessment methods to outcomes: Definitions and research questions. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 4149-4164).

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Moreno, M., Shuman, L.J., & Atman, C.J. (1999). Comparing entering freshman engineers: Institutional differences in student attitudes. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 1243-1254).

McGourty, J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Shuman, L. (1999). ABET's eleven student learning outcomes (a-k): Have we considered the implications?. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 459-468).

McGourty, J., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., & Wolfe, H. (1999). Improving academic programs by capitalizing on alumni's perceptions and experiences. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 3.

Shuman, L.J., Delaney, C., Wolfe, H., Scalise, A., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (1999). Engineering attrition: Student characteristics and educational initiatives. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 2087-2098).

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Amaya, N.Y., Shuman, L.J., & Atman, C.J. (1998). Implications of statistical process monitoring for ABET 2000 program evaluation: an example using freshman engineering attitudes. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Amaya, N.Y., Shuman, L.J., Atman, C.J., & Porter, R.L. (1998). Understanding student confidence as it relates to first year achievement. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 1, (pp. 258-263).

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Atman, C.J., & Shuman, L.J. (1997). Cross institutional comparison of freshman engineering attitudes. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, 2, (p. 786).

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Shuman, L.J., Atman, C.J., & Wolfe, H. (1997). Three approaches to outcomes assessment: Questionnaires, protocols, and empirical modeling. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Wolfe, H., Atman, C.J., & Shuman, L. (1997). Development of customer-based outcome measures for an engineering program. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings.

Besterfield-Sacre, M., Atman, C.J., Shuman, L.J., Porter, R.L., Felder, R.M., & Fuller, H. (1996). Changes in freshman engineers' attitudes - a cross institutional comparison. What makes a difference?. In Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, (pp. 78-82).

Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Atman, C.J., & Shuman, L.J. (1995). How freshman attitudes change in the first year. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, 1, (pp. 157-163).

Research interests

Engineering education
Engineering modeling
Product innovation and...