Total of 70 journal papers, 13 book chapters, and 141 peer-reviewed conference papers on engineering education.

A selection of recent peer-reviewed publications are highlighted below.

Access a more complete list of publications at: Angela R. Bielefeldt on ResearchGate

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2021

  • Komarek, R.**, A.R. Bielefeldt, D. Knight. 2021. Multirater Feedback of Leadership of Underrepresented Groups in a Civil Engineering Capstone Design Course. Journal of Civil Engineering Education. 147 (4).  Available online
  • Harper, J.**, A. Bielefeldt, A. Javernick-Will, K. Dickinson, T. Veasna, T. Kozole, C. Nicoletti. 2021. Household Preferences for Rural Fecal Sludge Management Services in Cambodia: A Discrete Choice Experiment.Environmental Science & Technology. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.0c04636.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., M. Polmear**, D. Knight, N. Canney, C. Swan. 2021. Educating engineers to work ethically with global marginalized communities. Environmental Engineering Science. 38 (5), 320-330. DOI 10.1089/ees.2020.0269.
  • Bielefeldt, A., J. Tsai, B. Myers, D. Godrick, J. Sullivan. 2021. Minority status and belonging: Engineering math as a vehicle to build community. Collaborative Network for Engineering & Computer Diversity (CoNECD) Conference, Virtual, Jan. 24-28. 18 pp. Available online

2020

  • Polmear, M.**, A.R. Bielefeldt, D. Knight, C. Swan, N. Canney. 2020. Exploratory Investigation of Personal Influences on Educators’ Engagement in Engineering Ethics and Societal Impacts Instruction. Science and Engineering Ethics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-020-00261-x
  • Harper, J.**, A. Bielefeldt, A. Javernick-Will, T. Veasna, C. Nicoletti. 2020. Context and Intentions: Practical Associations for Fecal Sludge Management in Rural Low-income Cambodia. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development. 10 (2): 191-201. https://doi.org/10.2166/washdev.2020.103
  • Bielefeldt, A., J. Lewis*, M. Polmear**, D. Knight, N. Canney, C. Swan. 2020. Educating Civil Engineering Students about Ethics and Societal Impacts via Cocurricular Activities. Journal of Civil Engineering Educationhttps://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29EI.2643-9115.0000021
  • Canney, N.** and A.R. Bielefeldt. 2020. Collegiate service engagement correlations with engineering job selection and satisfaction. International Journal of Service Learning in Engineering. 15 (1), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.24908/ijsle.v15i1.13538
  • Rulifson, G.**, A. Bielefeldt. 2020. Health stress and support system narratives of engineering students. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Best diversity paper in Engineering Ethics Division.
  • Polmear, M.**, A.R. Bielefeldt, N.E. Canney, C. Swan, D. Knight. 2020. Student perceptions of an ethics intervention: exploration across three course types. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Best paper in Engineering Ethics Division and PIC IV.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R. 2020. Listening to community voices as part of ethical civil engineering: Experiences in civil engineering courses. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Civil Engineering Division.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R. 2020. Unconscious bias in peer ratings of international students' contributions to first-year design projects. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Design in Engineering Education Division.
     

2019

  • Rulifson, G.**, A.R. Bielefeldt. 2019. Learning Social Responsibility: Evolutions of Undergraduate Students' Predicted Engineering Futures. International Journal of Engineering Education. 35 (2): 572-584. 
  • Bielefeldt, A.R. and M. Lima. 2019. Service-Learning and Civic Engagement as the Basis for Engineering Design Education. In: Engineering Design and Innovation Methods. Ed. Nur Md. Sayeed Hassan.  DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.83699  Available Online
  • Bielefeldt, A.R. 2019. Professional licensure among civil engineering faculty and related educational requirements. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. 145 (3), https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000411.11 pp. 
  • Polmear, M.**, A.R. Bielefeldt, D. Knight, N. Canney, and C. Swan. 2019. Analysis of Macroethics Teaching Practices and Perceptions in Engineering: Comparison of Educators Within and Outside the United States. European Journal of Engineering Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2019.1593323
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., M. Polmear**, D. Knight, N. Canney, and C. Swan. Disciplinary Variations in Ethics and Societal Impact Topics Taught in Courses for Engineering Students. ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. In press, March 2019.

2018

  • Rulifson, G.**, A.R. Bielefeldt. 2018. Evolution of Students' Varied Conceptualizations About Socially Responsible Engineering: A Four Year Longitudinal Study. Science and Engineering Ethics. 36 pp. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11948-018-0042-4
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., N.E. Canney. 2018. Working Engineers' Satisfaction with Helping People and Society through their Jobs. European Journal of Engineering Education. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03043797.2018.1476468
  • Forbes, M.**, A.R. Bielefeldt, J. Sullivan, R. Littlejohn. 2018. Probing Correlations Between Undergraduate Engineering Programs' Customizability and Gender Diversity. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Women in Engineering Division Best Paper Award. 
  • Polmear, M.**, A.R. Bielefeldt, D. Knight, C. Swan, N.E. Canney. 2018. Faculty Perceptions of Challenges to Educating Engineering and Computing Students About Ethics and Societal Impacts. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Engineering Ethics Division Best Paper Award.

2017

  • Rulifson, G.**, A.R. Bielefeldt. 2017. Motivations to Leave Engineering: Through a Lens of Social Responsibility. Engineering Studies. 9 (3), 222-248. https://doi.org/10.1080/19378629.2017.1397159
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., M. Polmear**, N. Canney, C. Swan, D. Knight. 2017. Ethics Education of Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Environmental Engineering and Related Disciplines. Environmental Engineering Science. Accepted and in press (October), published online Dec. 2017. http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1089/ees.2017.0308 

  • Forbes, M.H.**, A.R. Bielefeldt, J. Sullivan, R. Littlejohn. 2017. Low Choice Culture in Undergraduate Engineering and Autonomy-Supportive Exceptions. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice.  144(1), https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000348
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., N. Canney, C. Swan, M. Polmear**, D. Knight. 2017. A Picture of Microethics and Macroethics Education of Biomedical Engineering Students in the United States. Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine. 7 (1), 17-32. DOI: 10.1615/EthicsBiologyEngMed/2017018790
  • Forbes, M.H.**, A.R. Bielefeldt, J.F. Sullivan, R.L. Littlejohn. 2017. Divergent Requirements for Technical and Non-Technical Coursework in Undergraduate Engineering Programs. International Journal for Engineering Education. 33 (1), 162-174.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R. 2017. “Challenges of a Professional Issues Course in Civil Engineering: Comparison Across Two Years.” American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition Proceedings. June 25-28. Columbus, OH. 27 pp. Nominated from Civil Engineering division (among 45 papers) and selected as Best Paper PIC I (among 326 papers).
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., M. Polmear**, D. Knight, C. Swan, N. Canney. 2017. “Incorporation of Ethics and Societal Impact Issues into First Year Engineering Courses: Results of a National Survey.” American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition Proceedings. June 25-28. Columbus, OH. 15 pp. Selected as Best Paper of First-Year Programs Division (among 59 papers).

 

2016

  • Bielefeldt, A.R., N. Canney, C. Swan, D. Knight. 2016. Contributions of Learning through Service to the Ethics Education of Engineering Students. International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship. 11 (2), 1-17.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., N. Canney. 2016. Relationships between Religion, Spirituality and Socially Responsible Engineering. Engineering Studies. 8 (1), 66-90. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19378629.2016.1147567.
  • Canney, N.**, A.R. Bielefeldt. 2016. Validity and Reliability Evidence of the Engineering Professional Responsibility Assessment Tool. Journal of Engineering Education.  105 (3), 452-477.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., N.E. Canney. 2016. Humanitarian Aspirations of Engineering Students: Differences Between Disciplines and Institutions. Journal of Humanitarian Engineering. 4 (1), 8-17.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., N. Canney.** 2016. Changes in the Social Responsibility Attitudes of Engineering Students Over Time.  Science and Engineering Ethics. 22(5), 1535-1551. DOI 10.1007/s11948-015-9706-5.  First online 15 Sept. 2015.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., N.E. Canney. 2016. “Perspectives of Engineers on Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace.” American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition Proceedings. June 26-29. New Orleans, LA. DOI: 10.18260/p.25892. 18 pp. https://peer.asee.org/25892  Best Paper Ethics Division and PIC IV.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R. 2016. “First-Year Students’ Conceptions of Sustainability as Revealed Through Concept Maps.” American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition Proceedings. June 26-29. New Orleans, LA. DOI: 10.18260/p.26912. https://peer.asee.org/26912  18 pp.

 

2015

  • Canney, N.**, A. Bielefeldt. 2015.  Gender Differences in the Social Responsibility Attitudes of Engineering Students and How they Change over Time.  Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering.  21 (3), 215-237. DOI: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.2015011109.
  • Canney, N.**, A. Bielefeldt. 2015.  Differences in Engineering Students’ Views of Social Responsibility Between Disciplines.  Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice.  141 (4), 04015004. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000248.
  • Canney, N**., A. Bielefeldt. 2015.  A Framework for the Development of Social Responsibility in Engineers. International Journal of Engineering Education.  Special issue on Engineering Education: Beyond Technical Skills. 31 (1B), 414-424.
  • McCormick, M., A.R. Bielefeldt, C. Swan, K. Paterson. 2015. Assessing Students’ Motivation to Engage in Sustainable Engineering. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education. 16 (2), 136-154. DOI 10.1108/IJSHE-06-2013-0054.
  • Canney, N.E., A. Bielefeldt, M. Russu*. 2015. “Which Courses Influence Engineering Students’ Views of Social Responsibility.”  American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition Proceedings.  June 15-17. Seattle, WA. Paper ID #12225. DOI 10.18260/p.25071   https://peer.asee.org/25071  15 pp. Liberal Education / Engineering & Society Division Best Paper Award. PIC III Best Paper Award. Best Paper Award Overall.  
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., C. Swan, K. Paterson, D.O. Kazmer, O. Pierrakos. 2015. “Learning Through Service Engineering Faculty: Characteristics and Changes over Time.” American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition Proceedings.  June 15-17. Seattle, WA. Paper ID #12480. DOI 10.18260/p.24415 https://peer.asee.org/24415   18 pp.

 

2014

  • Bielefeldt, A.R., N. Canney**. 2014. Impacts of Service-Learning on the Professional Social Responsibility Attitudes of Engineering Students.  International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship, 9 (2), 47-63.
  • Tucker, B.G., D.O. Kazmer, A.R. Bielefeldt, K. Paterson, O. Pierrakos, A. Soisson, C. Swan. 2014. The Reflective Learner: Perspectives of Engineering Faculty Engaged in Learning Through Service.  International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship.  9 (2), 29-46.  
  • McCormick, M., K. Lawyer, J. Wiggins**, C. Swan, K. Paterson, A.R. Bielefeldt.  2014.  Sustainable Engineering Assessment Using Rubric-Based Analysis of Challenge Question Responses.  Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice.  Published online May 14, 2014.  10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000211.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R. 2014. Global Interests Among First-Year Civil and Environmental Engineering Students.  Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice.  140 (2), 04013016-1-9.  Published online 05 Dec. 2013.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000191.
  • Swan, C., K. Paterson, A. Bielefeldt. 2014.  Community Engagement in Engineering Education as a Way to Increase Inclusiveness.  Chapter in: Cambridge Handbook of Engineering Education Research (CHEER), A. Johri and B. Olds, Eds. ISBN: 9781107014107.  American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division I Outstanding Publication Award for Books in 2014. [Presentation in 2020 CHEER UP: https://bit.do/cheerupvideos ]
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., C. Vos*. 2014.  Stability of Biologically Reduced Chromium in Soil. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 2 (1), 550-556. (available online Nov. 6, 2013). doi: 10.1016/j.jece.2013.10.012.

 

2013

  • Paterson, Kurtis G., A.R. Bielefeldt, C.W. Swan, G. Rulifson**, D. Kazmer, O. Pierrakos. 2013.  Designing Value into Engineering Learning Through Service Activities Using a Blueprint Model.  International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship. 8 (Fall Special Issue), 64-83.  ISSN 1555-9033. http://library.queensu.ca/ojs/index.php/ijsle/issue/view/461.
  • Tucker, B.G., D.O. Kazmer, A.R. Bielefeldt, K. Paterson, O. Pierrakos, A. Soisson, C. Swan. 2013. Principles of Sustaining Partnerships between Higher Education and their Larger Communities: Perspectives from Engineering Faculty Engaged in Learning through Service.  International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship.  8 (Fall Special Issue), 48-63.  ISSN 1555-9033. http://library.queensu.ca/ojs/index.php/ijsle/issue/view/461.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R. 2013.  Pedagogies to Achieve Sustainability Learning Outcomes in Civil and Environmental Engineering Students.  Sustainability.  Special issue: Pedagogy for Education for Sustainability (EfS) in Higher Education (HE).  5 (10), 4479-4501. doi:10.3390/su5104479.
  • Bielefeldt, A.R., M. W. Stewart**, E. Mansfield, R.S. Summers, J.N. Ryan. 2013. Effects of chlorine and other water quality parameters on the release of silver nanoparticles from a ceramic surface.  Water Research.  47, 4032-4039. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2013.01.058.