ed research · faculty development

Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Research Methods in Engineering Education

Borrego, M., E.P. Douglas, and D.T. Amelink. 2009. Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Research Methods in Engineering Education. Journal of Engineering Education 98(1): 53-66. This article describes some of the basics of understanding how qualitative and mixed methods approaches can be used in education research.  It is written for engineers – in other words, those of… Continue reading Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Research Methods in Engineering Education

ed research · engineering ed · faculty development

Conceptual Difficulties Experienced by Trained Engineers Learning Educational Research Methods

Borrego, M. 2007. Conceptual Difficulties Experienced by Trained Engineers Learning Educational Research Methods. Journal of Engineering Education, 96(2): 91-102. This paper would be helpful for any STEM faculty member who considering doing educational research, in order to help determine what you need to learn about.  The paper describes two types of “paradigm changes” that engineering-trained… Continue reading Conceptual Difficulties Experienced by Trained Engineers Learning Educational Research Methods