Research

Research Interests

Design & Engineering Education, Trade-offs & Design Decision-making, Creating “systems” bridges between education research and the practice of engineering education, Engineering identity development

 

Selected Publications

Goldstein, M. H., Adams, R. S. Purzer, Ş., (2018). Investigating middle-school students’ conceptions of trade-off conceptions in design. International Journal of Engineering Education, 34(2B). pp. 609–618.

Adams, R. S., Aleong, R., Goldstein, M. H., Solis, F. (2018). Rendering a problem frame as an unfolding co-inquiry process. Design Studies, 57, pp. 37-74.

Goldstein, M. H., Omar, S., Purzer, Ş., Adams, R. S., (2018). Comparing Two Approaches to Engineering Design in the 7th Grade Science Classroom. International Journal of Engineering, Mathematics, Science, and Technology, 6(4).

Goldstein, M. H., Purzer, Ş., Adams, R. S., Chao, J. & Xie, C. (2018).

Goldstein, M. H., Purzer, Ş., Adams, R. S., Chao, J. & Xie, C. (2018). The relationship between design reflectivity and conceptions of informed design among high school students. European Journal of Engineering Education, 44(1-2), pp. 123-136.

Goldstein, M. H., Loy, B., Purzer, Ş. (2017). Building energy-efficient homes with Energy3D: Learning engineering design. NSTA Science Scope (September 2017 Special Issue: STEM Integration)

Chao, J., Xie, C., Nourian, S., Chen, G., Bailey, S., Goldstein, M. H., Purzer, Ş., Adams, R. S., Tutwiler, M.S. (2017). Bridging the Design Science Gap with Tools: Science Learning and Design Behaviors in a Simulated Environment for Engineering Design. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 54(8), pp. 1049-1096.

Vieria C., Goldstein, M. H., Purzer, Ş., Magana, A. (2016). Using learning analytics to characterize student experimentation strategies in engineering design. Journal of Learning Analytics, 3(3), pp. 291-317.

Vieria C., Goldstein, M. H., Aguas, R., Purzer, Ş., Magana, A. (2016). Assessing the Impact of an Engineering Design Workshop on the Design Competencies of Colombian Engineering Undergraduate Students. International Journal of Engineering Education, 32,(5A), pp. 1972–1983.

Purzer, Ş., Goldstein, M. H., Adams, R. S., Xie, C. Nourian, S. (2015). An exploratory study of informed engineering design behaviors associated with scientific explanations. International Journal of STEM Education, 2(9), 1-12

Book Chapters

Adams, R.S., Goldstein, M.H., Purzer, Ş., Chao, J., Xie, C., Nourian, S. (2017). Traversing the barriers to using big data in understanding how high school students design. In J.S. Gero  (Ed.), Design computing and cognition ‘16 (pp. 1-19) Switzerland:  Springer International Publishing.

Adams, R. S., Aleong, R.,Goldstein, M. H., Solis, F. (2017). Problem Structuring as Co-Inquiry. In: Christensen, B. T., Ball, L. J. & Halskov, K. (eds.) Analysing Design Thinking: Studies of Cross-Cultural Co-Creation. Leiden: CRC Press/Taylor & Francis.