Publications

Journal Articles

*Yao, R. & Gillen, A. L. (Submitted). A public opinion assessment framework with social media analysis: A case study of High Speed 2 (HS2) rail infrastructure project. *Denotes supervision of student.

Matusovich, H. M., Gillen, A. L., Van Montfrans, V., Grohs, J., Paradise, T., Carrico, C., Lesko, H., & Gilbert, K. (2021). Student outcomes from the collective design and delivery of culturally relevant engineering outreach curricula in rural and Appalachian middle schools. International Journal of Engineering Education, 37(4), 884–899. https://www.ijee.ie/contents/c370421.html

Gillen, A. L., Grohs, J. R., Matusovich, H. M., & Kirk, G. R. (2021). A multiple case study of an interorganizational collaboration: Exploring the first year of an industry partnership focused on middle school engineering education. Journal of Engineering Education, 110(3), 545– 571. https://doi.org/10.1002/jee.20403

Woodrow, M., Gillen, A. L., Woodrow, R., & Torero, J. (2020). Investigating varied pedagogical approaches for problem-based learning in a fire safety engineering course. International Journal of Engineering Education, 36(5), 1605-1614. https://www.ijee.ie/contents/c360520.html

Matusovich, H. M., Gillen, A. L., Carrico, C., Knight, D., & Grohs, J. (2020). Outcome expectations and environmental factors associated with engineering college-going: A case study. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research (J-PEER), 10(1), Article 5. https://doi.org/10.7771/2157-9288.1236 

Grohs, J.R., Gillen, A.L., Matusovich, H.M., Kirk, G.R., Lesko, H.L., Brantley, J., & Carrico, C. (2020). Building community capacity for integrating engineering in rural middle school science classrooms. Journal of STEM Outreach, 3. https://doi.org/10.15695/jstem/v3i1.01 

Gillen, A. L., Carrico, C., Grohs, J., & Matusovich, H. M. (2018). Using an applied research-practice cycle: Iterative improvement of culturally relevant engineering outreach. Journal of Formative Design in Learning, 2, 121–128. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41686-018-0023-7 

Gillen, A. L. (2016). Teacher’s toolkit: The new standard in technology education: 3-D design class. Science Scope, 39(9), 8–16. http://doi.org/10.2505/4/ss16_039_09_8 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Maczka, D. K., *Shah, R., & Gillen, A. L. (2021). Towards identifying core computational literacy concepts for inclusion in a first-year general engineering course. 2021 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. https://peer.asee.org/37922 *Denotes supervision of student.

Gillen, A. L., Woodrow, M. L., & Torero, J. L. (2021). Work in Progress: Transformational change in a masters-level integrated capstone design course that partners industry and academia. 2021 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. https://peer.asee.org/38207

Gillen, A. L., Ford, J., & Grohs, J. (2019) Partnering with Industry: Practical considerations from two programmes. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Symposium of the UK & Ireland Engineering Education Research Network, Warwick, UK. https://hefocus.raeng.org.uk/network-events/

Gillen, A. L., Grohs, J. R., Matusovich, H. M., Kirk, G. R., Lesko, H. L., & Carrico, C. (2019) Insights from the first two years of a project partnering middle school teachers with industry to bring engineering to the science classroom. 2019 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, Florida. https://peer.asee.org/32390

Gillen, A. L., Carrico, C., & Matusovich, H. M. (2018). Gatekeepers to Broadening Participation in Engineering: A Qualitative Investigation of a Case Site in Virginia (WIP). 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/29904

Baum, L., Lesko, H. L., Grohs, J. R., Matusovich, H. M., Kirk, G. R., Carrico, C., van Montfrans, V., Gillen A. L., Paradise, T., & Blackowski, S. A. (2018). Engagement in practice: Lessons learned partnering with science educators and local engineers in rural schools. 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/30387

Grohs, J. R., van Montfrans, V., Matusovich, H. M., Kirk, G. R., Carrico, C., Gillen, A. L., Williams, S. A., Lesko, H. L., & Paradise, T. (2018). Findings from the first year of a project that partners engineers and educators in rural schools. 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/30150

Knight, D. B., Matusovich, H. M., Grohs, J. R., Carrico, C., Gillen, A. L., Kinoshita, T., Tan, L., & Bradburn, I. S. (2018). Gatekeepers to broadening participation in engineering: Investigating variation across high schools comparing who could go versus who does do into engineering. 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/30101

Gillen, A. L., Grohs, J., Matusovich, H. M., & Carrico, C. (2017). Seeing engineering everywhere: Culturally relevant engineering activities with rural and Appalachian youth. 2017 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference. Indianapolis, ID. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2017.8190640

Gillen, A. L., Kinoshita, T., Knight, D., Grohs, J., Carrico, C., Matusovich, H. M., Tan, L., & Bradburn, I. (2017). Gatekeepers to broadening participation in engineering: Investigating variation across high schools comparing who could go versus who does go into engineering. 2017 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference. Indianapolis, ID. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2017.8190613

Bielefeldt, A. R., Jones, S. A., Mueller, J., Schulte Grahame, K., & Gillen, A.L. (2016). Impacts of sustainability education on the attitudes of engineering students. 2016 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. https://peer.asee.org/25552

Opinion Pieces

Gillen, A. L. (2020). A different way to deliver student feedback. Inside Higher Education. https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2020/09/16/stem-instructor-offers-tips-giving-students-feedback-hes-learned-performing-arts

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