Publications
Peer-reviewed Journal Papers

 

Katsioloudis P., Bairaktarova D. (2020) Impacts of Scent on Mental Cutting Ability for Industrial and Engineering Technology Students as Measured Through a Sectional View Drawing. In: Šķilters J., Newcombe N., Uttal D. (eds) Spatial Cognition XII. Spatial Cognition 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12162. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-57983-8_25

 

Bairaktarova, D. & Pilotte, M. (2020). Person or Thing Oriented: A Comparative Study of Individual Differences of First-year Engineering Students and Practitioners. Journal of Engineering Education, DOI: 10.1002/jee.20309

 

Li, X., Younes, R., Bairaktarova, D., & Guo, Q. (2020). Predicting Spatial Visualization Problems’ Difficulty Level from Eye-Tracking Data. Sensors 2020, 20, 1949; doi:10.3390/s20071949

 

Bairaktarova, D. & Reeping, D. (2019). Development and Psychometrics of a Freely Available Mechanical Aptitude Test. International Journal of Engineering Education, Volume 35, Number 6(A), ISSN 0949-149X

 

Bairaktarova, D., Williams, D., & Katsioloudis, P. J. (2019). Visualizing multi-mode instruction for spatial visualization. Journal of Engineering Design Graphics, Volume 83, 2019,  http://www.edgj, ISSN: 1949-9167

 

Ozkan, D*., McNair, L., & Bairaktarova, D. (2019). Teacher learner, Learner teacher: Parallels and Dissonance in an Interdisciplinary Design. IEEE Transactions on Education.

 

Davis, C., Yones, R*., & Bairaktarova, D. (2019). Lab in a Box: Electrical Circuits Project-Based Course Design. International Journal of Engineering Education.

 

Cohen, C. & Bairaktarova, D. (2018). A Cognitive Approach to Spatial Visualization Assessment for First-year Engineering Students. Journal of Engineering Design Graphics, Fall 2018, Vol. 82, No. 3, ISSN: 1949-9167

 

Srinivasan, A*. & Bairaktarova, D. (2018). Pedagogies of Engagement: iPads use in the classroom. International Journal of Engineering Education, 34 (5), pg. 1615 – 1625.

 

Bairaktarova, D. (2018). Coordinating mind and hand: The importance of manual drawing and descriptive geometry instruction in a CAD-oriented engineering design graphics class. Journal of Engineering Design Graphics, Vol.81, (3), ISSN: 1949-9167, (2017 EDGD Editor’s Award).

 

Bairaktarova, D.  & Eodice, M. (2017). Thermodynamics in High Energy Rhymes and Rhythms. Advances in Engineering Education.

 

Taajamaa,v., Majanoja,A., Bairaktarova, D., Airola,A., Pahikkala T.,& Sutinen. E. (2017). How engineers perceive the importance of ethics in Finland. European Journal of Engineering Education, DOI: 10.1080/03043797.2017.1313198

 

Bairaktarova, D., Graziano, W. & Cox, M. (2017). Enhancing engineering students’ performance on design task: The Box of Parts. Journal of Mechanical Design.  DOI: 10.1115/1.4036128

 

Bairaktarova, D. & Woodcock, A. (2016). Engineering Student’s Ethical Awareness and Behavior: A New Motivational Model. Journal of Science and Engineering Ethics, 23(4), 1129-1157, First online, DOI: 10.1007/s11948-016-9814-x

 

Bairaktarova, D., Bernstein, W., Reid, T. & Ramani, K. (2016). Beyond Surface Knowledge: An Exploration of How Empathic Design Techniques Enhances Engineers Understanding of Users’ Needs. International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 32, No. 1 (A), pp. 1-12.

 

Woodcock, A. & Bairaktarova, D.  (2015). Gender Differences in Self-Evaluation of Students’ Performance   on Engineering Task. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 21 (3), pp. 255-269.

 

Bairaktarova, D. & Woodcock, A. (2015). Engineering Ethics Education: Aligning Practice and Outcomes. IEEE Communications Magazine, November 2015, Volume 53, Issue 11, DOI: 10.1109/MCOM.2015.7321965

 

Bairaktarova, D. Cox, M. & Sravasvara, M.  (2015). A Project-Based Approach Professional Skills Training in an Undergraduate Engineering Curriculum. International Journal of Engineering Education, issue 31-1 (B).

 

Pilotte, M. K., Bairaktarova, D. & Evangelou, D. (2013). Trans-discipline engineering communication characteristics and norms: An exploration of communication behaviours within engineering practice. Australasian Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 87-99, http://dx.doi.org/10.7158/D12-009.2013.19.2.

 

Bairaktarova, D. Evangelou, D. Bagiati, A., Brophy, S. (2011). Engineering in young children’s exploratory play with tangible materials. Children, Youth and Environments, 21 (2): 212 -235.

 

Bairaktarova, D., Cox, M., Evangelou, D. (2011). Leadership training in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in Bulgaria. European Journal of Engineering Education, vol.36, issue 6, pp 58 –594. Taylor&Fransis Group. 

Book Chapters

 

Bairaktarova, D. & Evangelou, D. (2012). Creativity and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in Early Childhood Education. In Contemporary Perspectives in Early Childhood Education, Saracho, O. & Spodek, B. (Eds.), June, 2012. 

 

Bairaktarova, D. (2016). The New Renaissance Artificers: Harnessing Creativity in the Engineering Classroom. In Creative Ways of Knowing in Engineering. Eds: Bairaktarova, D. and Eodice, M. Berlin: Springer. 

 

Taiwo, A., Younes, R., Cranwell, L., Gewirtz, C., and Groen, C. (2016). Creative Ways of Knowing and the Future of Engineering Education. In Creative Ways of Knowing in Engineering. Eds: Bairaktarova, D. and Eodice, M. Berlin: Springer.

 

Pakala, K. & Bairaktarova, D. (2020). Leveraging Technology to Elevate Pedagogy in Mechanical Engineering Teaching and Learning, in Mechanical Engineering Education Handbook, Baukal, Jr, Ed. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY.

 
Edited Collection


Bairaktarova, D. and Eodice, M. (2016). Creative Ways of Knowing in Engineering. Berlin: Springer.

 
Peer-reviewed Conference Papers

(*Graduate students, **Undergraduate students)

 

Snyder, S. A.*, Bairaktarova, D., Staley, M. T. W., & Biscotte, S. (Paper accepted). Parallel disciplines: Exploring the relationship between global and ethics learning of undergraduate engineering students. Proceedings of the 125th SEFI Annual Conference and Exposition, September 20 -24, 2020. Virtual conference due to COVID-19.

 

Andrade, B-L.**, Pakala, K., Bairaktarova, D., Hagemeier, D., & Subbaraman, H. (2020). Faculty Perspectives on the Impact of Virtual Office Hours in Engineering Courses. Proceedings of the 127th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 21 - 24, 2020. Virtual conference due to COVID-19.

 

Yeaman, A.*., Bairaktarova, D., & Reid, K. (2020). A Qualitative Study of Empathy in the Experiences of Students in a First-Year Engineering Service-Learning Course. Proceedings of the 127th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 21 - 24, 2020. Virtual conference due to COVID-19.

 

Jordan, S. R., Snyder, S. A.*, Bairaktarova, D., Staley, M. T. W., & Biscotte, S. (2020). “By root or by (muddy) branch”: Patterns of Ethics Learning then Teaching among Faculty. Proceedings of the 29th Annual APPE International Conference, February 20 – 23, 2020, Atlanta, Georgia.

Rodriguez, J., Bairaktarova, D., & Rodriguez-Velazquez, L. (2019). Effect of Demographics on Improvement of Visualization Skills for Incoming First Year Students. Proceedings of 74th EDGD Midyear Conference, 17-19 November, Norfolk, VA.

Ozkan*, D. S., Bairaktarova, D., & Eodice, M. (2019). Reframing Engineering Creativity through Meaningful Interdisciplinary Writing. 47th SEFI Annual Conference, 16 – 20 September 2019.

Staley, T., Bairaktarova, D., Snyder*, S., Biscotti, S., & Jordan, S. (2019). The Ethical Culture of a U.S. Research University in Transition: Understanding, and Working with, Undergraduate Curriculum Change in a Complex Pedagogical Community. 47th SEFI Annual Conference, 16 – 20 September 2019.

Snyder*, S. A. & Ozkan*, D. S., & Bairaktarova, D. (2019). Teaching Across Boundaries: Examining the Institutional Process of Establishing Multidisciplinary Courses. In ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Tampa, FL.

Yeaman*, A. O., Bairaktarova, D., & Knott, T. (2019). A Qualitative Investigation of Students’ Problem-Solving Strategies in a Spatial Visualization Course. Proceedings of the 126th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 16-19, 2019, Tampa, FL.

Bairaktarova, D., Bell, J., Van Den Einde, L. (2019). Application of Augmented reality and Spatial Visualization app in spatial reasoning training. Proceedings of the 126th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 16 - 19, 2019, Tampa, FL. 

Rodriguez, J., & Bairaktarova, D. (2019). Predictive model for Spatial Skills of First-Year Engineering Students. Proceedings of the 126th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 16 - 19, 2019, Tampa, FL. 

Pakala, K., & Bairaktarova, D. (2019). Mobile learning in Energy Science. Proceedings of the 126th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 16 - 19, 2019, Tampa, FL.

S. Subramanian*, D. Bairaktarova, S. Huxtable, & Z. Siddique, (2018). Development of a V-Objects tool to enhance pedagogy of Thermodynamics concepts. International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2018, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Yeaman, A.O.*, Bairaktarova, D., & Knott, M. (2018). Developing a Coding Rubric for Students’ Spatial Visualization Strategies. Proceedings of the 125 th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 23 - 26, 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah. Page 6 of 10. 

Ozkan, D.,* and Bairaktarova, D. (2018). Sketching with Students: An Arts-Informed Qualitative Analysis of First-Year Engineering Students. Proceedings of the 125 th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 23 - 26, 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Snyder, S.,* Hasbun, I.*, Deters, J.*, and Bairaktarova, D. (2018). Exploring the Relationship Between Ethical Awareness and Personality Traits of Undergraduate Engineering Students. Proceedings of the 125 th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 23 - 26, 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Subramanian, S.*, Bairaktarova, D., Huxtable, S., and Saddique, Z. (2018). Collaborative Research: vObjects - Understanding their Utility to Enhance Learning of Abstract and Complex Engineering Concepts. Proceedings of the 125 th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 23 - 26, 2018, Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Knight, D.B.,  Matusovich, H.M., Artiles, M.S., Davis, K.. Kinoshita, T., Bairaktarova, D., Hodges, K., Knott, T., Lee, W.C., McGlothlin Lester, M., McNair, E., Reid, K., & Simmons, D.R. (2018, June). Sustaining a study abroad program at scale: What motivates faculty members to engage in such programs?. Proceedings of the 125th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Salt Lake City, UT. – Best Paper in the International Division.

Yeaman, A.O.*, Boyd-Sinkler K.*, and Bairaktarova, D. (2017). An exploratory study on inclusion of visual representations of thermodynamicsrelated problems. Proceedings of the IEEE 2017 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), October 18- 21, 2017, Indianapolis, IN.

 

Ingale, S.*, Srivasavan, A.*, and Bairaktarova, D. (2017). CAD Platform Independent Software for Automatic Grading of Technical Drawings.  Proceedings of the ASME 2017 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2017, August 6-9, 2017, Cleveland, OH, USA.

Ozkan, D.* and Bairaktarova, D. (2017). The Artistic Identity of First-Year Engineering Students. Proceedings of the 124th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 25 - 28, 2017, Columbus, OH.

Bairaktarova, D. and Johri, A.  Work-in-Progress: Virtual objects. Proceedings of the ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 12 -15, 2014, Erie, Pennsylvania.

Pilotte, M., and Bairaktarova, D. Spectrum disorder in the Engineering Classroom. Proceedings of the ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 12 – 15, 2013, Erie, Pennsylvania.

Reyes, M., Bairaktarova, D., and Woodcock, A. (2016). Improving Student Spatial Skills: Using Life Experiences and Motivational Factors to Inform Instructional Interventions. Proceedings of the 123th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 25 - 28, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Davis, C. and Bairaktarova, D. (2016). Project-Based Approach in an Electrical Circuits Theory Course - Bringing the Laboratory to a Large Classroom. Proceedings of the 123th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 25 - 28, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

Srivasavan, A.*, Smith, J.*, and Bairaktarova, D.  Identifying Freehand Sectional View Technical Drawing Activities in Engineering Design Graphics Course to Enhance Spatial Skills of Engineering Students. Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2016, August 21-24, 2016, Charlotte, NC, USA.

 

Bairaktarova, D., Reyes, M., Carlton, D.**, and Nassr, N*. Identifying Motivational Factors and Lived Experiences to Enhance Spatial Skills in Novices and Experts in STEM Disciplines. Proceedings of the 122th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 13-17, 2015, Seattle, Washington.

Ramanchandran, M.*, Bairaktarova, D., Woodcock, A., and Baweren, O**.  An Exploratory Study to Predict Ethical Awareness using Linguistics Inquiry and Word Count. Proceedings of the 122th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 13-17, 2015, Seattle, Washington.

Burrus, A**. and Bairaktarova, D. Effects of Multilevel Examples in teaching Thermodynamics. Proceedings of the 122th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 13-17, 2015, Seattle, Washington.