Engineering education research in the School of ISE is aimed at understanding student success in engineering through studies addressing pedagogical issues, student learning, and issues relevant to recruitment, retention, and graduation of a diverse student population.
Centers and Laboratories
Reseach Institute for STEM Eduction (RISE)
The Research Institute for STEM Education brings together a multi-disciplinary research team whose mission is to study the complex array of factors contributing to diverse student’s academic experiences in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors (STEM) and to make recommendations to academic policy makers based on those factors.
The Sooner Engineering Education Center (SEED)
The Sooner Engineering Education Center (SEED) is dedicated to the creation and application of innovative engineering education initiatives and research leading to recruiting, nurturing and retaining diverse students within engineering pathways at all stages of the educational enterprise.
Recent Theses and Dissertations
"Relationships Among Communities, Identities, and Academic Performance of African American Engineering Undergraduates," advised by Randa Shehab
"An Analysis of the Learning Styles of Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics Students," advised by Chen Ling
"Use of Haptic Device to Teach Statics Concepts," advised by Chen Ling
"The Effectiveness of Industry Advisory Boards in Engineering Education," advised by Randa Shehab