Research and Reform: Creating change in engineering and computer science education
Mahmood, S. & Herman, G. L. (in press). A modular assessment for cache memories. In Proceedings of the ACM Special Interests Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE ’21)
Mahmood, S., Zhao, M., Khan, O., Herman, G. L. (2020). Caches as an example of machine-gradable exam questions for complex engineering systems. In Proceedings of the 49th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, Oct. 21-24. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE44824.2020.9273822
Herman, G. L., Cai, Z., Bretl, T., Zilles, C., West, M. (2020). Comparison of grade replacement and weighted averages for second-chance exams. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research, August, pp. 56-66. https://doi.org/10.1145/3372782.3406260
Poulsen, S., Butler, L., Alawini, A., & Herman, G. L. (2020). Insights into student behavior while solving SQL homework problems. 25th annual ACM conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE). June pp. 404-410. https://doi.org/10.1145/3341525.3387391
Faulkner, B., Johnson-Glauch, N., Choi, D., & Herman, G. L. (2020). Where does the calculus go in engineering coursework? Journal of Engineering Education, 109(3), 402-423. https://doi.org/10.1002/jee.20344
Johnson-Glauch, N. & Herman, G. L. (2020). How engineering students use domain knowledge when problem solving using different visual representations, Journal of Engineering Education, 109(3), 443-469. https://doi.org/10.1002/jee.20348
Herman, G. L. & Azad, S. (2020). A comparison of peer instruction with collaborative problem solving in computer architecture course, In Proceedings of the ACM Special Interests Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE ’20), pp. 461-467. https://doi.org/10.1145/3328778.3366819
Morphew, J., Silva, M., Herman, G. L., West, M. (2019). Frequent mastery testing with second-chance exams leads to enhanced student learning in undergraduate STEM. Applied Cognitive Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3605
Sherman, A. T., Oliva, L., Golaszewski, E., Phatak, D., Scheponik, T., Herman, G. L., Choi, D. S., Offenberger, S. E., Peterson, P., Dykstra, J., Bard, G. V., Chattopadhyay, Sharevski, F., Verma, R., Vrecenar, R. (2019). The CATS hackathon: Creating and refining test items for cybersecurity concept inventories, IEEE Security & Privacy, 17(6), 77 – 83. https://doi.org/10.1109/MSEC.2019.2929812
Offenberger, S., Herman, G. L., Sherman, A. T., Oliva, L., Peterson, P., Scheponik, T., Golaszewski, E. M. (2019). Initial validation of the Cybersecurity Concept Inventory: Pilot testing and expert review, In Proceedings of the 49th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 16-19.
Herman, G. L., Varghese, K., Zilles, C. (2019). Second-chance testing course policies and student behavior, In Proceedings of the 49th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Cincinnati, OH, Oct. 16-19.
Scheponik, T., Golaszewski, E., Herman, G., Offenberger, S., Oliva, L., Peterson, P. A. H., Sherman, A. T.
(2019). Investigating crowdsourcing to generate distractors for multiple-choice assessments, In Proceedings of the National Cyber Summit. June. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-31239-8_15
Faulkner, B., Earl, K., & Herman G. L. (2019). Mathematical maturity for engineering students, International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 5(1), 97-128. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40753-019-00083-8
Johnson-Glauch, N. & Herman, G. L. (2019). Engineering representations guide student problem solving in Statics, Journal of Engineering Education, 108(2), 220-247. https://doi.org/10.1002/jee.20258
Tomkin, J. H., Beilstein, S. O., Morphew, J. W., Herman, G. L. (2019). Evidence that Communities of Practice are Associated With Active Learning in Large STEM Lectures, International Journal of STEM Education, 6(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40594-018-0154-z
Mestre, J.P., Herman, G.L., Tomkin, J.H., & West, M. (2019). Keep your friends close and your colleagues nearby: The hidden ties that improve STEM education. Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 51(1), 42-49. https://doi.org/10.1080/00091383.2019.1547081
Tomkin, J., West, M., Herman. & G. L. (2018). An improved grade point average, with applications to CS undergraduate education analytics, ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 18(4), Article 17, 16 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3157086
Ma, S., Herman, G. L., West, M., Tomkin, J., Mestre, J. (2018). Spreading teaching innovations in social network: The bridging role of mentors, Journal of STEM Education Research. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41979-018-0002-6
Thompson, J., Herman, G. L., Scheponik, T., Golaszewski, E., Sherman, A. T., DeLatte, D., Phatak, D., Patsourakos, K., Oliva, L. (2018). Student misconceptions about cybersecurity concepts: Analysis of think-aloud interviews, Journal of Cybersecurity Education Research and Practice, 2018(1), Article 5. https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/jcerp/vol2018/iss1/5
Herman, G. L., Green, J. C., Hahn, L., Mestre, J., Tomkin, J., West, M. (2018). Implementing evidence-based instructional practices across STEM departments at a large research university, Journal of College Science Teaching, 47(6), 32-38.
Johnson-Glauch, N.E. & Herman, G. L. (2018, April). Student conceptions of stress and mechanical failure probed through different visual representations of material stress. Poster presented at the 2018 Illinois Indiana ASEE Section Conference, West Lafayette, IN. (Best Poster Award)
Choi, D. S., Earl, K., Cross, K., Herman, G. L. (2018). The challenge of fidelity of outcomes: Insights from an effectiveness study of a low-cost, Intrinsic Motivation Course Conversion. International Journal of Engineering Education, 34(1), 141-154.
Kononov, A., Bellon, P., Bretl, T., Ferguson, A. L., Herman, G. L., Killian, K. A., Krogstad, J. A., Leal, C., Maass, R., Schleife, A., Shang, J. K., Trinkle, D. R., & West, M. (2017). Computational curriculum for MatSE undergraduates. In Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, (Paper ID #19440). Columbus, OH, June 25-28. https://peer.asee.org/28060
Sherman, A. T., Oliva, L., DeLatte, D., Golaszewski, E., Neary, M., Patsourakos, K., Phatak, D., Scheponik, T., Herman, G. L. & Thompson, J. (2017). Creating a cybersecurity concept inventory: A status report on the CATS project. In Proceedings of the 2017 National Cyber Summit, Huntsville, AL, June 6-8. Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1706.05092.
Herman, G. L. & Pittman, L. (2015). Studying students’ understanding of engineering concepts through their use of engineering sketches, in Proceedings of the Conference for Integrating Cognitive Science with Innovative Teaching in STEM Disciplines: Spatial Learning in STEM, Evanston, IL, Sept. 18-19.
Faulkner, B., Herman, G. L., & Varodayan, D. (2015). Assertive Titling and Expandable Examples in Online Engineering Textbooks, In Proceedings of the 2015 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. Seattle, WA. June 14-17. [Poster only, no paper]
Herman, G. L. & Dodge, R. (2015). Creating assessment tools for cybersecurity education. SIGCSE 2015, March 4-7, Kansas, City, MO. DOI: 10.1145/2676723.2691863
Streveler, R., Brown, S., Herman, G. L., & Montfort, D. (2014). Chapter 5: Conceptual change and misconceptions in engineering education: Curriculum, measurement, and theory-focused approaches, Cambridge Handbook of Engineering Education Research. Eds. A. Johri and B. Olds. Cambridge University Press, 83-102. ISBN: 9781107014107 [Contact Me]
Goldberg, D. E., Herman, G. L., Somerville, M., & Stolk, J. (2012). Creating learning environments that support intrinsic motivation: Exploring the alternatives. In Proceedings of the Forty-Second ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference. (pp. T3E-1 to T3E-2), Seattle, WA, October 3-6.