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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Kristen Bethke Wendell: Publications

Selected Publications

Wendell, K. B., Andrews, C. J., & Paugh, P. (in press). Supporting knowledge construction in elementary engineering design. Science Education.

Wendell, K. B., Swenson, J. E., & Dalvi, T. S. (2019, Online First). Epistemological framing and novice elementary teachers’ approaches to learning and teaching engineering design. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. https://doi.org/10.1002/tea.21541

Paugh, P., Wendell, K., & Wright, C. (2018). Elementary engineering as a synergistic site for disciplinary and linguistic learning in an urban classroom. Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1177/2381336918786937

Wright, C.G., Wendell, K.B., & Paugh, P.P. (2018). “Just put it together to make no commotion:” Re-imagining urban elementary students’ participation in engineering design practices. International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 6(3), 285-301. https://ijemst.net/index.php/ijemst/article/view/198/0

Watkins, J., McCormick, M., Wendell, K., Spencer, K., Milto, E., Portsmore, M., & Hammer, D. (2018). Data-based conjectures for supporting responsive teaching in engineering design with elementary teachers. Science Education, 102(3), 548-570. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/sce.21334

Johnson, A., Wendell, K. B., & Watkins, J. (2017). Examining experienced teachers' noticing of and responses to students' engineering. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, 7(1), Article 2. https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/jpeer/vol7/iss1/2

Wendell, K. B., Wright, C. G., & Paugh, P. (2017). Reflective decision-making in elementary students’ engineering design. Journal of Engineering Education, 106(3), 356-397. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jee.20173

Dalvi, T., & Wendell, K. B. (2017). Using student video cases to assess pre-service elementary teachers’ engineering teaching responsiveness. Research in Science Education, 47(5), 1101-1125.

Dalvi, T., Wendell, K. B., & Johnson, J. (2016). Community-based engineering: Experiences from a 2nd grade urban classroom. Young Children, 71(5), 8-15.

Stone-MacDonald, A., Wendell, K., Douglass, A., & Love, M. L. (2015). Engaging young engineers: Teaching problem solving skills through STEM. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing. https://products.brookespublishing.com/Engaging-Young-Engineers-P860.aspx

Wendell, K. B., & Kolodner, J. (2014). Learning disciplinary concepts and practices through engineering design.  In B. Olds and A. Johri (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of engineering education research.  Cambridge University Press.

Wendell, K. B. (2014). Design practices of pre-service elementary teachers in an integrated engineering and literature experience. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, 4(2), Article 4.

Wendell, K. B., & Rogers, C. (2013). Engineering-design-based science, science content performance, and science attitudes in elementary school. Journal of Engineering Education, 102(4), 513-540. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jee.20026

Wendell, K.B., & Lee, H.-S. (2010). Elementary students' learning of materials science practices through instruction based on engineering design tasks. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 19(6), 580-601.