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Steven ZemkeSteven Zemke

Professor
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.3899
Fax: 509.777.4633
Office Location: Eric Johnston Science Center 129
Email: szemke@whitworth.edu

Education

Ph.D., University of Idaho

M.S.M.E., Northwestern University 

B.S.M.E., University of Washington

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty

2016

Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Publications:

  • Zemke, S. C., and Zemke, D. L. (2016, in review) How Students Create Verbal Descriptions of Physical Parts. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, annual conference, New Orleans, LA, June 2016.
  • Zemke, S. C., (2016, in press) Developing a coding Framework to Analyze Student-to-Student Reasoning Based on Mental Models Theory. International Journal of Engineering Education.
  • Zemke, D. L., and Zemke, S. C. (2014) Using a Community of Practice to Diffuse Instructional Improvements into the Classroom. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, annual conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014.
  • Zemke, S. C., and Zemke, D. L. (2013) Cognitive Hindrances to Learning Mechanical Design. International Journal of Engineering Education, 49(2), pp. 450-458.
  • Zemke, S. C. (2012) Student Learning in Multiple Prototype Cycles. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, annual conference, San Antonio, TX, June 2012. (Best Paper Finalist, Design in Engineering Education Division.)
  • Zemke, S. C. (2012) Freshman Engineering Seminar Course at Gonzaga University. Proceedings of Pacific Northwest Section of American Society for Engineering Education, annual section meeting, Portland, OR, April 2012. (Awarded Best Section Paper.)
  • Zemke, S. C. (2010) Student Preconceptions and Heuristics in Learning Design. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education, Louisville, KY, June 2010.

Honors and Awards: 

  • Invited guest lecture, "Studies in Teaching Engineering Design: Informing Classroom Practices," Washington State University, Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department, February 2016.
  • Best Paper Finalist, Design in Engineering Education Division: American Society of Engineering Educators Annual Conference, San Antonio, June 2012.
  • Best Section Paper, Pacific Northwest Section of American society for Engineering Education, Portland, April 2012.
  • Best Paper, Professional Interest Council II: American Society of Engineering Educators Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, June 2008.