ProComm 2017: Workshop resources for “Seeing and Strategizing Diversity in Engineering Classrooms and Labs”


This is the video that we couldn’t get to run at the start of the workshop. The part of interest begins around 1:02 (one hour two minutes) and goes for about four minutes:

Workshop Case Studies

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References and Readings

Dasgupta, N., McManus Scircle, M., and Hunsigner, M. “Female peers in small work groups enhance women’s motivation, verbal participation, and career aspirations in engineering,” PNAS, April 21, 2015.

Esquinca, A., Villa, E. Q., Hampton, E., Ceberio, M., & Wandermurem, L. (2015). Latinas’ resilience and persistence in computer science and engineering: Preliminary findings of a qualitative study examining identity and agency. In Proceedings – Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE (Vol. 2015-December). [7344172] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. DOI: 10.1109/FIE.2015.7344172

Failor, R. “We are all the same,” Chemistry and Materials Science Department, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, n.d.

Fila, N.D., Wertz, R.E.H., Purzer, S. “Diversity in novice teams lead to greater innovation?” 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, session S3H-1.

Foor, C.E., Walden, S.E., Shehab, R.L., and Trytten, D.A. ““We weren’t intentionally excluding them…just old habits”: Women, (lack of) interest and an engineering student competition team,” 2013 Frontiers in Education Conference. DOI: 10.1109/FIE.2013.6684846

Gilal, A. R.,  Jaafar, J., Omar, M.,  and Zahid Tunio, M. T. “Impact of personality and gender diversity on software development teams’ performance,” 2014 IEEE 2014 International Conference on Computer, Communication, and Control Technology (I4CT 2014), September 2 -4, 2014 – Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia.

Hirshfield, L., and Chachra, D. “Task choice, group dynamics and learning goals: Understanding student activities in teams,” 2015 Frontiers in Education Conference. DOI:10.1109/FIE.2015.7344043

James, T., Galster, M., Blincoe, K., Miller, G. “What is the perception of female and male software professionals on performance, team dynamics and job satisfaction: Insights from the trenches,” 2017 IEEE/ACM 39th International Conference on Software Engineering.

Jetter, A.J., Loanzon, E., Jahromi, S., Nour, A.H., and Pakdeekasem, P. “An exploratory study on the leadership style preferences of male and female managers: Implications on team performance,” 2013 Proceedings of PICMET ’13: Technology Management for Emerging Technologies.

Macdonnell-Laeser, M., Moskal, B., Knecht, R., and Laisch, D. “The engineering process: Examining male and female contributions,” 31st ASEE/FIE 2001. Session S1F.

Okudan, G.E. and Mohammed, S. “On the gender orientation of the design task domain: Empirical study results,” 34th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, 2004. DOI: 10.1109/FIE.2004.1408749

Panther, G. and Beddoes, K. “(How) Do professors think about gender when designing PBL experiences?” Australian Association for Engineering Education Annual Conference, 2015.

Pembridge, J.J. and Paretti, M. “Differences between same-sex and cross-sex mentoring relationships in capstone design courses,” Frontiers in Education Conference, 2012. DOI: 10.1109/FIE.2012.6462256

Seron, C., Silbey, S., Cech, E., Rubineau, B. “Persistence is cultural: Professional socialization and the reproduction of sex segregation.” Work and Occupations 43, no. 2 (December 16, 2015): 178–214. © 2016 SAGE Publications.

Stein, L.A., Aragon, D.,  Moreno, D., and Goodman, J. “Evidence for the persistent effects of an intervention to mitigate gender-stereotypical task allocation within student engineering teams,” Frontiers in Education Conference 2014. DOI:  10.1109/FIE.2014.7044435

Wolfe, J. “The role of writing in effective team projects: Students and professionals differ,” The 35th Annual ASEE Frontiers in Education Conference, 2005, Indianapolis, IN.


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