69th Midyear Meeting Proceedings

Conference Proceedings

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69th Midyear Meeting Proceedings
October 12-14, 2014
Normal, Illinois
– Complete Conference Proceedings (PDF, 11 MB )

– Conference Program (PDF, 0.6 MB)


Spatial Visualization

Miro to Macro… Investigating the Complex Cognitive Processes in Forming and Externalizing Visual Imagery
Diarmaid Lane, and Donal Carty, Univerisity of Limerick

Development of Spatial Visualization Skills through Engineering Curricula
Norma L. Veurink, Michigan Technological University, Sheryl A. Sorby, The Ohio State University

Should We Assess the Haptic Tendencies of Pre-service STEM Teachers?
Nancy E. Study, Penn State Erie – The Behrend College


Modeling Processes

Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing Datasets Visualization, Simplifications, Enhancements, Optimizations, and beyond
Rafael Obregon, Western Illinois University

Open Source Maker Movement: Opportunities for the Engineering Design Classroom
Robert L. Martin, and Chris Merrill, Illinois State Univeristy

Improving Accessibility to Additive Manufacturing
Ranjeet Agarwala, and Robert A. Chin, East Carolina University


Spatial Visualization Strategies

Understanding How Learner Outcomes are Affected Through the Implementation of Augmented Reality in an Introductory Engineering Graphics Course
Timothy Thornton, Aaron C. Clark, and Matthew Lammi, North Carolina State University

Examing the Constraint-Based Modeling Strategies of Undergraduate Students
Theodore J. Branoff, Illinois State University


Graphics and STEM Concepts

Defining Concepts for an Engineering Graphics Concept Inventory: A Delphi Study
Mary Sadowski, Purdue University, and Sheryl A. Sorby, The Ohio State University

Developing a Concept Inventory for Engineering Design Graphics
Sheryl A. Sorby, The Ohio State University, Mary A. Sadowski, Purdue University, Heidi Steinhauer, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Unviersity, and Nancy Study, Penn State Erie

Promoting Reflective Thinking about STEM through CADD Activities
Raymond A. Dixon, University of Idaho

Classroom Techniques

Authentic New Product Development Instruction Made Possible with Low-Fidelity and Lower-Cost Rapid Prototyping
Louis G. Reifschneider, and Peter Kaufman, Illinois State University

On the Development of an Automated Course Assessment Tool (ACAT)
Timothy Kostar, Linda Marguis, Nicholas Bertozzi, Daniel Webster College, and Kurt Hamilton, AeroSat Corporation


Media Showcase Session

The Use of a Real Time Online Class Response System to Enhance Classroom Learning 
Lulu Sun, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University