Our team is conducting research on a variety of topics related to engineering education.
Publications of interest are listed below. Links are provided whenever possible.
Neurodiversity and Engineering
Wakeman, C., Bagtzoglou, A., Chrysochoou, M., "Improving the Learning Experience of Neurodiverse Students in a Fluid Mechanics Course During the COVID-19 Pandemic," 2022 ASEE- NE, April 22-23, 2022, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA.
Chrysochoou, M., Zaghi, A., Syharat, C.M., Wakeman, C., Bagtzoglou, R., Jang, S., Motaref, S. “Redesigning Engineering Education for Neurodiversity: New Standards for Inclusive Courses” 2021 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Virtual Conference July 26-29, 2021. (under review)
Taylor, C.L. and Zaghi, A.E. (2021), The Nuanced Relationship Between Creative Cognition and the Interaction Between Executive Functioning and Intelligence. J Creat Behav. https://doi.org/10.1002/jocb.493
Syharat, C. M., Hain, A., Zaghi, A., (2020) “Promoting Neurodiversity in Engineering through Specialized Outreach Activities for Pre-college Students”, Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 20(14), (accepted).
Taylor, C., Zaghi, A. E., Kaufman, J. C., Reis, S., and Renzulli, J., (2020) “Divergent thinking and academic performance of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder characteristics in engineering” Journal of Engineering Education. DOI: 10.1002/jee.20310
Syharat, C. M., Hain, A., Zaghi, A., “Diversifying the Engineering Pipeline through Early Engagement of Neurodiverse Learners” 2020 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Virtual Conference, June 20-24, 2020, Montreal, Quebec. https://peer.asee.org/34470
Taylor, C., Zaghi, A. E., Kaufman, J. C., Reis, S., and Renzulli, J., (2018) “Characteristics of ADHD Related to Executive Function: Differential Predictions for Creativity-Related Traits” Journal of Creative Behavior, 1-13. DOI: 10.1002/jocb.370
Zaghi, A. E., Reis, S., Renzulli, J., and Kaufman, J. C. (2017) “Exploring the Creativity Potential of ADHD Students in Engineering Programs” International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity, 5(1); and 5(2). PDF
Taylor, C., Zaghi, A. E., Kaufman, J.C., Reis, S., and Renzulli, J., “Promoting Diversity in Engineering through Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Students with ADHD” 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 24- 27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT. https://peer.asee.org/29969
Hain, C. C., Turek, W. C., Zaghi, A. E., and Hain, A., “Experiences of Pre-College Teachers Working with Undergraduate Engineering Students with ADHD in Research Laboratories” 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, OH. https://peer.asee.org/27786
Zaghi, A. E., Reis, S., Renzulli, J., and Kaufman, J. C. “Unique Potential and Challenges of Students with ADHD in Engineering Programs” 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 26- 29, 2016 New Orleans, LA. DOI: 10.18260/p.27107