Research References for Faculty-Student Interaction
The materials referenced below provide more information on the research that proves why Faculty-Student Interaction works.
Amelink, C. (2009). Overview: Mentoring and Women in Engineering. SWE‐AWE Applying Research to Practice Series, CASEE Overviews.
Amelink, C. and Creamer, E. (2010). Gender Differences in Elements of the Undergraduate Experience that Influence Satisfaction with the Engineering Major and the Intent to Pursue Engineering as a Career. Journal of Engineering Education. (99)1:81‐92.
American Society for Engineering Education. (2009). Creating a Culture for Scholarly and Systematic Innovation in Engineering.
Chen, H., Lattuca, L. & Hamilton, E. (2008). Conceptualizing Engagement: Contributions of Faculty to Student Engagement in Engineering. Journal of Engineering Education. (97)3.
Chesler, N. & Chesler, M. (2002). Gender‐Informed Mentoring Strategies for Women Engineering Scholars: On Establishing a Caring Community. Journal of Engineering Education. (91)1.3
Gallup. (2014). Great Jobs and Great Lives. Gallup-Purdue Index Inaugural Report. http://www.gallup.com/services/178496/gallup-purdue-index-inaugural-national-report.aspx
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Goodman, I.F. & Cunningham, M.L. (2002). Final Report of the Women’s Experiences In College Engineering (WECE) Project.
Lotkowski, V.A., Robbins, S.B., and Noeth, R.J.(2004). The Role of Academic and Non‐Academic Factors in Improving College Retention. ACT, Inc. www.act.org/research/policymakers/pdf/college_retention.pdf
MentorNet. (2008). Students’ Perceptions of the Value and Need for Mentors as They Progress Through Academic Studies in Engineering and Science. A report to the National Science Foundation.
Metz, S.S., Brainard, S.G., and Litzler, E. (2010). Extending Research Into Practice: Results From The Project To Assess Climate In Engineering (PACE). Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education 2010 Annual Conference, Session AC 2010‐723.
Micomonaco, J. and Stricklen, J. (2010). Toward a Better Understanding of Academic and Social Integration: A Qualitative Study of Factors Related to Persistence in Engineering. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education 2010 Annual Conference, Session AC 2010‐1467.
National Academy of Engineering. (2009). New Directions in Engineering Excellence: Keeping Students Engaged.
Pfund, C., Pribbenow, C.M., Branchaw, J., Lauffer, S.M., Handelsman, J. (2006) The Merits of Training Mentors. Science. (311), 473‐474.
Vogt, C.M. (2008). Faculty as a critical juncture in student retention and performance in engineering programs. Journal of Engineering Education. (97)1: 27‐36.
Winters, K. Matusovich, H. and Streveler, R. (2010). How Student‐Faculty Interactions Influence Student Motivations: A Longitudinal Study Using Self‐Determination Theory. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education 2010 Annual Conference, Session AC 2010‐1107.