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Sarah Zappe

Assistant Dean for Teaching & Learning
Director of the Leonhard Center

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Dean's Office
  • The Leonhard Center

201 Hammond Building

ser163@psu.edu

814-865-4016

Research Areas:

Educational Assessment and Evaluation; Educational Psychology; Engineering Education; Entrepreneurship Education; Faculty Development

Interest Areas:

Evidence-based instructional practices such as classroom flip and active learning; Creativity and innovation; Research Experiences for Undergraduates; Growth versus fixed mindset; Project institutionalization and sustainability

 
 

 

Education

  • BA, Psychology, University of Connecticut, 1998
  • MS, Educational Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 2002
  • Ph D, Educational Psychology, Penn State University, 2007

Publications

Journal Articles

  • L. Benson, C. Finelli, N. Kellam and Sarah E Zappe, 2020, "Trying Times (Editorial)", Journal of Engineering Education., 109, (3)
  • Philip Reeves, Sarah E Zappe and D. J. Follmer, 2019, "A comparison of the types of problems encountered by entrepreneurial students and successful professional entrepreneurs", Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy, 2, (3), pp. 214-244
  • Sarah E Zappe, 2018, "Avoiding construct confusion: An attribute-focused approach to assessing entrepreneurial mindset.", Advances in Engineering Education, 7, (1), pp. 1-12
  • Sarah E Zappe, John D. Yoder and James B. Hylton, 2018, "Assessing curiosity in the engineering entrepreneurship context: Challenges and future research areas.", Advances in Engineering Education, 7, (1), pp. 1-10
  • Dan J. Follmer, Sarah E Zappe, Manish Kumar and Esther Gomez, 2017, "Comparing Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Models: Examining student outcomes from undergraduate research programs", SPUR: Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, 1, (1), pp. 20-27
  • Dan J. Follmer, Sarah E Zappe, Enrique Daniel Gomez, Esther Gomez and Shawn Haydt, 2017, "Changing the Conversation: Impact of a seminar-based classroom innovation on student perceptions of engineering", International Journal of Engineering Education, 33, (2A), pp. 1-8
  • D. J. Follmer, Esther Gomez, Sarah E Zappe and Manish Kumar, 2017, "Evaluation of a Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program in ChE indicates benefit from a collaborative model", Journal of Chemical Engineering Education, 51, (3), pp. 145-150
  • Fadi Castronovo, Peggy N Van Meter, Sarah E Zappe, Robert Leicht and John Messner, 2017, "Developing problem-solving skills in construction education with the virtual construction simulator.", International Journal of Engineering Education, 2B, (33), pp. 1-16
  • Khanjan Mehta, Sarah E Zappe, Mary Lynn Brannon and Tracey Zhao, 2016, "An Educational and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to Actualize Technology-Based Social Ventures.", Advances in Engineering Education, 6, (3), pp. 1-38
  • Mary Besterfield-Sacre, Sarah E Zappe, Angela Shartrand and Kirsten Hochstedt, 2016, "Faculty and student perceptions of the content of entrepreneurship courses in engineering education.", Advances in Engineering Education, 6, (3), pp. 1-27
  • Dragana Nikolic, S. Lee, Sarah E Zappe, John Mess ander, , 2015, "Integrating simulation games into construction curricula – The VCS3 case study.", International Journal of Engineering Education, 31, (6), pp. 1661-1677
  • Philip Reeves, Sarah E Zappe, Elizabeth C Kisenwether, D. J. Follmer and Jessica Menold, 2015, "Comparisons of faculty and student definitions of entrepreneurship", Journal of Engineering Entrepreneurship, 6, (2), pp. 25-43
  • Robert Leicht, Sarah E Zappe, Michael G Whelton and Kirsten Hochstedt, 2015, "Employing an energy audit field context for scenario-based learning activities.", International Journal of Engineering Education, 31, (4), pp. 1033-1047
  • Stephanie B Velegol, Sarah E Zappe and Emily Mahone, 2015, "The Evolution of a Flipped Classroom: Evidence-Based Recommendations.", Advances in Engineering Education, 4, (3), pp. 1-37
  • Thomas Litzinger, Sarah E Zappe, Samuel T Hunter and Irene Mena, 2015, "Integration of the Creative Process across Engineering Curricula.", International Journal of Engineering Education, 31, (1B), pp. 335-342
  • Sarah E Zappe, Kirsten Hochstedt and Elizabeth C Kisenwether, 2013, "Faculty beliefs of entrepreneurship and design education: An exploratory study comparing entrepreneurship and design faculty", Journal of Engineering Entrepreneurship, 4, (1), pp. 55-79
  • Sarah E Zappe, Kirsten Hochstedt, Elizabeth C Kisenwether and Shartrand A., 2013, "Teaching to Innovate: Beliefs and Perceptions of Instructors Who Teach Entrepreneurship to Engineering Students", International Journal of Engineering Education, 29, (1), pp. 45-62
  • Robert Leicht, Sarah E Zappe, John Messner and Thomas Litzinger, 2012, "Employing the Classroom Flip to move “Lecture” out of the Classroom", Journal of Applications and Practices in Engineering Education, 3, (1), pp. 19-31
  • Thomas Litzinger, Peggy N Van Meter, Carla Firetto, Lucas Passmore, Christine Masters, Stephen R Turns, Gary L Gray, Francesco Costanzo and Sarah E Zappe, 2010, "A cognitive study of problem solving in statics", Journal of Engineering Education, 99, (4), pp. 337-353
  • Joanna Garner, A. Gaudelli, Sarah E Zappe and Michael P Alley, 2009, "Common use of PowerPoint versus assertion evidence slide structure: a cognitive psychology perspective", Technical Communication, 56, (5), pp. 331-345
  • Stephen R Turns, Laura Pauley and Sarah E Zappe, 2009, "Active & collaborative learning exercises for a first course in fluid mechanics", International Journal of Engineering Education, 25, (5), pp. 979-997
  • Laura Guertin, Matt Bodek, Sarah E Zappe and Heeyoung Kim, 2007, "Questioning the student use of and desire for lecture podcasts.", MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 32, (2), pp. 133-141
  • Laura Guertin, Sarah E Zappe and H. Kim, 2007, "Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) exercises to engage students in an introductory-level dinosaur course", Journal of Science Education and Technology, 6, pp. 507-514
  • G. Okudan and S. E. Rzasa, 2006, "A project-based approach to entrepreneurial leadership education", Technovation, 26, (2), pp. 195-210
  • G. Okudan and S. E. Rzasa, 2006, "Teaching product design to non-engineers: A review of experience, opportunities & problems", Technovation, 26, (11), pp. 1287-1293
  • Sven G Bilen, Elizabeth C Kisenwether, Sarah E Zappe and John Wise, 2005, "Developing students’ entrepreneurial skills and mindset", Journal of Engineering Education, 94, (2), pp. 233–243
  • B. L. Williams, Hoi K. Suen, S. E. Rzasa, T. Heikkila and Maria Pennock-Roman, 2003, "Diffusion of US Army chemical weapons disposal technologies: Public perception of technology attributes", Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 46, (4), pp. 499-522
  • C. S. Hammer, Maria Pennock-Roman, J. B. Tomblin and S. E. Rzasa, 2002, "An analysis of the Test of Language Development-Primary for item bias.", American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 11, (3), pp. 274-284
  • B. L. Williams, Hoi K. Suen, S. Brown, R. Bruhn, R. Blaquiere and S. E. Rzasa, 2001, "A hierarchical linear model of factors associated with public participation among residents living near the U.S. Army's chemical weapons stockpile sites", Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 44, (1), pp. 41-65

Conference Proceedings

  • Sarah E Zappe, Stephanie Cutler, S. Spiegel and D. Jordan, 2022, "Work-in-Progress: Investigation of the psychological and demographic characteristics that impact performance in online modules and courses"
  • Sarah E Zappe, Stephanie Cutler, S. Spiegel, D. Jordan, F. Garcia, C. Brice and J. Blacklock, 2022, "Development of Self-Efficacy and Mindset Scales for Advanced Manufacturing and Data Sciences", Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education
  • Sarah E Zappe, Stephanie Cutler, S. Spiegel, D. Jordan and M. Sanders, 2022, "Lessons Learned: Findings from an External Evaluation of a STEM Teaching and Learning Center (Lessons Learned Paper #1 of 2)", Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education
  • D. Jordan, S. Spiegel, M. Sanders, Stephanie Cutler and Sarah E Zappe, 2022, "Lessons Learned: Findings from an External Evaluation of a STEM Teaching and Learning Center (Lessons Learned Paper #2 of 2)", Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education
  • Sarah E Zappe, Enrique Daniel Gomez and Scott T Milner, 2021, "Work-in-Progress: Evaluation of a remote undergraduate research experience in chemical engineering"
  • Stephanie Cutler, Sarah E Zappe and Thomas Litzinger, 2021, "Lessons Learned: Adapting to Aid Faculty for Teaching in a Pandemic."
  • Vikash Varun Gayah, Sarah E Zappe and Stephanie Cutler, 2021, "Work in Progress: Impact of Remote Instructional Format on Student Perception of a Supportive Learning Environment for Expertise Development."
  • Sarah E Zappe and T. Katona, 2021, "Qualitative Investigation on the Failure Experiences of Entrepreneurial Engineering Students"
  • Parisa Shokouhi and Sarah E Zappe, 2021, "Work-in-Progress: Leveraging Inquiry-Based Simulated Laboratory Exercises in a Virtual Classroom Environment"
  • Sarah E Zappe, Stephanie Cutler and Thomas Litzinger, 2021, "Work-in-Progress: Impact of the Entrepreneurial Mindset for Innovative Teaching (EMIT) Academy"
  • Sarah E Zappe and Stephanie Cutler, 2020, "Teach like an Entrepreneur: A Faculty Development Initiative", Virtual
  • Vikash Varun Gayah, Sarah E Zappe and Stephanie Cutler, 2020, "Personalized learning plans for pre-requisite materials in a senior-level traffic engineering course"
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler, Sarah E Zappe and Stephanie Cutler, 2020, "Work in Progress: Inquiry-Based Learning in Transportation Engineering"
  • Thomas Katona, Sarah E Zappe and Joseph Tranquillo, 2020, "A systematic review of student entrepreneurial failure in engineering education"
  • Sarah E Zappe and Joseph Tise, 2019, "Work-in-Progress: Engineering Students’ Changing Conceptions of the Value of Creativity"
  • Julio Urbina, Sarah E Zappe, Patrick J Tunno, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Juan Rodriguez, Esther A. Obonyo, M. Estrada, Christine Masters, Fernando F. Pacheco and Jose O. Martinez, 2019, "Evidence-based learning: Global engineering culture and society"
  • J. Tise, Sarah E Zappe, Stephanie Cutler, R. Heinen, R. Croninger, Esther Gomez and Manish Kumar, 2019, "Work-in-progress: An exploration of students’ conceptualization of research after participating in an undergraduate research experience."
  • Joseph Tise, Sarah E Zappe, K. Hochstedt, Esther Gomez and Manish Kumar, 2018, "Lessons learned from a chemical engineering REU: The importance of training graduate students who are supervising REU students", Salt Lake City, UT
  • Sarah E Zappe, Megan Huffstickler, Joseph Tise, Thomas Litzinger and Sven G Bilen, 2018, "Affordances and Barriers to Creating Educational Change: A Case Study of an Educational Innovation Implemented into a First Year Engineering Design Course", Salt Lake City, UT
  • Sarah E Zappe, Joseph Tise, Megan Huffstickler, Keefe B Manning and Margaret J Slattery, 2018, "The Impact of a Creativity-Focused REU on Students’ Conceptions of Research and Creativity", Salt Lake City, UT
  • Sarah E Zappe, Stephanie Cutler and Thomas Litzinger, 2017, "Teaching to promote a growth mindset", Indianapolis, IN
  • Amy L Freeman, Julio Urbina, Sarah E Zappe and S. Del Carpio, 2017, "Engineering Pathways Fellows: Four years of Successful Retention Initiatives and International Collaboration", Columbus, OH
  • Megan Huffstickler, Sarah E Zappe, Keefe B Manning and Margaret J Slattery, 2017, "Impact of a biomedical engineering undergraduate research program on student and faculty perceptions of creativity", Columbus, OH
  • Ryan L. Solnosky, Walter Schneider, Alexa Kottmeyer and Sarah E Zappe, 2017, "Building code educational modules for professional exposure in AE curriculums", Oklahoma, OK
  • D. J. Follmer, Sarah E Zappe, Manish Kumar and Esther Gomez, 2016, "Examining Student Outcomes from a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program: Year Two Results", New Orleans, LA
  • Stephanie B Velegol and Sarah E Zappe, 2016, "How does a flipped classroom impact classroom climate?", New Orleans, LA
  • Philip Reeves, Sarah E Zappe and Elizabeth C Kisenwether, 2016, "Assessment of an entrepreneurship education program", Toronto, Canada
  • Philip Reeves, Sarah E Zappe and Elizabeth C Kisenwether, 2016, "Evaluation of students’ perceptions of entrepreneurship education", Toronto, Canada
  • Sarah E Zappe, Kirsten Hochstedt and Thomas Litzinger, 2015, "Exploration of course syllabi as a potential source of data on the use of evidence-based instructional practices in engineering courses", Dublin, Ireland
  • Sarah E Zappe, Thomas Litzinger and Yu Yan, 2015, "Work in progress: A qualitative study of instructor perceptions of the classroom flip", Dublin, Ireland
  • Fadi Castronovo, Sarah E Zappe, John Messner and Esther Gomez, 2015, "Design of a construction simulation educational game through a cognitive lens", Seattle, WA
  • D. J. Follmer, Sarah E Zappe, Manish Kumar and Esther Gomez, 2015, "Preliminary evaluation of a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program: A methodology for examining student outcomes", Seattle, WA
  • Kirsten J. Hochstedt, Sarah E Zappe, Thomas Litzinger, Tricia Bertram Gallant, Robert G Melton and S. Liu, 2015, "Faculty Perspectives on the Challenges and Strategies in Creating an Ethical Classroom", Seattle, WA
  • S. Liu, Sarah E Zappe, Irene Mena, Thomas Litzinger, Kirsten J. Hochstedt and Tricia Bertram Gallant, 2015, "The Impact of Faculty Development Workshop on Students’ Understanding of Academic Integrity", Seattle, WA
  • Jessica Menold, Kathryn W Jablokow, Sarah E Zappe and Elizabeth C Kisenwether, 2015, "Exploring the impact of cognitive preferences on student receptivity to design thinking", Seattle, WA
  • Sarah E Zappe, Philip Reeves, Irene Mena and Thomas Litzinger, 2015, "A cross-sectional study of engineering students’ creative self-concepts: An exploration of creative self-efficacy, personal identity, and expectations", Seattle, WA
  • Sarah E Zappe and D. J. Follmer, 2015, "A cross-sectional study of engineering student perceptions and experiences related to global readiness", Seattle, WA
  • Mary Lynn Brannon and Sarah E Zappe, 2014, "New faculty development: Teaching support that creates a community of peers", Madrid, Spain
  • Sarah E Zappe, Daniel Merson, K. Hochstedt, L. Schrott and Thomas Litzinger, 2014, "A self-assessment of the use of evidence-based instructional practices in engineering", Madrid, Spain
  • Sarah E Zappe, P. Reeves, I. Mena and Thomas Litzinger, 2014, "The relationship between creative self-concepts, perceptions of global readiness, and travel experiences of engineering students", Madrid, Spain
  • I. Mena, Thomas Litzinger and Sarah E Zappe, 2014, "Experiences of international and domestic students in the first two years of undergraduate engineering programs", Indianapolis, IN
  • P. Reeves, Sarah E Zappe, Elizabeth C Kisenwether, Jessica Menold and J. Follmer, 2014, "Assessment of a new university-wide entrepreneurship and innovation minor", Indianapolis, IN
  • P. Reeves, Sarah E Zappe, Elizabeth C Kisenwether, Jessica Menold and J. Follmer, 2014, "Comparisons of faculty and student definitions of entrepreneurship", Indianapolis, IN
  • Stephanie B Velegol, Sarah E Zappe and Mary Lynn Brannon, 2014, "Online modules enable prerequisite review and mastery during design courses", Indianapolis, IN
  • Sarah E Zappe, 2014, "Creative go-getters: Antecedents of entrepreneurial activities in engineering undergraduates", Indianapolis, IN
  • K. Lewis, A. Johnson, Timothy W Simpson, Conrad S Tucker and Sarah E Zappe, 2014, "Assessment of Product Archaeology as a Framework for Contextualizing Engineering Design", Indianapolis, IN
  • Stephanie B Velegol and Sarah E Zappe, 2014, "So you want to flip your course? Suggestions and experiences from the front line", Indianapolis, IN
  • F. Castronovo, D. Nikolic, Sarah E Zappe, Robert Leicht and John Messner, 2014, "Enhancement of learning objectives in construction engineering education: The Virtual Construction Simulator experience", Atlanta, GA, pp. 1661-1677
  • K. Lewis, D. Moore-Russo, Gul Kremer, Conrad S Tucker, Timothy W Simpson, Sarah E Zappe, Ann McKenna, Adam Carberry, W. Chen, D. Gatchell, S. Shooter, C. Williasm, M. Paretti and L. McNair, 2013, "The Development of Product Archaeology as a Platform for Contextualizing Engineering Design", Atlanta, GA
  • I. Mena, Sarah E Zappe and Thomas Litzinger, 2013, "Examining the experiences and perceptions of first-year engineering students", Indianapolis, IN
  • Karen A Thole, Sarah E Zappe, Michael P Alley, Melissa D Marshall and Renata S Engel, 2013, "Engineering Ambassador Network: Dissemination through an Inaugural National Workshop", Atlanta, GA
  • Michael P Alley, Sarah E Zappe and Melissa D Marshall, 2013, "Engineering Ambassador Network: Professional Development of the Engineering Ambassadors", Atlanta, GA
  • Irene Mena, Sarah E Zappe and Thomas Litzinger, 2012, "Preparing the Engineer of 2020: Analysis of Alumni Data", San Antonio, TX
  • Sarah E Zappe, K. Hochstedt and Elizabeth C Kisenwether, 2012, "Faculty Beliefs of Entrepreneurship and Design Education: An Exploratory Study Comparing Entrepreneurship and Design Faculty", San Antonio, TX
  • Sarah E Zappe, Thomas Litzinger and Samuel T Hunter, 2012, "Integrating the Creative Process into Engineering Courses: Description and Assessment of a Faculty Workshop", San Antonio, TX
  • Sarah E Zappe, Melissa D Marshall, Esther Gomez and Enrique Daniel Gomez, 2012, "Using student ambassadors to relay themes from Changing the Conversation in Engineering First Year Seminars", San Antonio, TX
  • Sarah E Zappe, A. Shartrand, Mary Besterfield-Sacre and Philip Weilerstein, 2012, "Work in Progress: Entrepreneurship in engineering: Faculty beliefs, teaching practices, and student learning"
  • Joanna Garner, Michael P Alley, L. E. Sawarynski, K. Wolfe and Sarah E Zappe, 2011, "Comparison of Learning from Assertion-evidence slides appear to lead to better comprehension and recall of more complex concepts", Vancouver, B.C. Canada
  • Thomas Litzinger, Sarah E Zappe, Maura Borrego, Jeff Froyd, Wendy Newstetter, Karen Tonso and Peggy N Van Meter, 2011, "Writing effective evaluation and dissemination/diffusion plans", Vancouver, B.C. Canada
  • Khanjan Mehta, Duarte B Morais, Y. Zhao, Mary Lynn Brannon and Sarah E Zappe, 2011, "Milking the Rhino – Innovative solutions showcase: Promoting ethics education, user-centered design and social entrepreneurship in the global context", Vancouver, B.C. Canada
  • Karen A Thole, Michael P Alley, Melissa D Marshall and Sarah E Zappe, 2011, "Penn State’s Ambassador Program for Recruiting Girls into Engineering: Appropriate Messages, Messengers, and Modes of Delivery", Atlanta, GA
  • Michael P Alley, Renata S Engel, Mary I Frecker, Melissa D Marshall, Karen A Thole and Sarah E Zappe, 2011, "Engineering Ambassador Network: Dissemination through an Inaugural National Workshop", Vancouver, B.C. Canada
  • Michael P Alley, Joanna Garner and Sarah E Zappe, 2010, "Projected words per minute: A window into the potential effectiveness of presentation slides", Louisville, KY
  • Kirsten Hochstedt, Sarah E Zappe, Elizabeth C Kisenwether and Angela Shartrand, 2010, "A qualitative examination of faculty beliefs related to entrepreneurship education", Vancouver, B. C. Canada
  • Khanjan Mehta, Mary Lynn Brannon, Sarah E Zappe, Thomas H Colledge and Yu Zhao, 2010, "Eplum model of student engagement: Expanding non-travel based global awareness, multidisciplinary teamwork, and entrepreneurial mindset development", Louisville, KY
  • Lucas Passmore, Thomas Litzinger, Christine Masters, Stephen R Turns, Peggy N Van Meter, Carla Firetto and Sarah E Zappe, 2010, "Students’ conceptual understanding of couples and moments", Louisville, KY
  • Sarah E Zappe, Thomas Litzinger and H. Nguyen, 2010, "An investigation of first year students’ perceptions of global awareness", Louisville, KY
  • A. Ward, Michael Gooseff, R. Toto and Sarah E Zappe, 2010, "Higher-order learning through virtual laboratories in fluid mechanics: Lessons Learned", Easton, PA
  • A. M. Brauset, M. Sundet, Michael P Alley, Melissa D Marshall and Sarah E Zappe, 2009, "Teaching PhD students effective communication of scientific research", Atlanta, GA
  • Michael P Alley, Melissa D Marshall, A. M. Brauset, M. Sundet and Sarah E Zappe, 2009, "Development of a national workshop to teach Norwegian Ph.D. students in engineering and science how to communicate research", Atlanta, GA
  • Mary Lynn Brannon and Sarah E Zappe, 2009, "Preparing Graduate Students to Teach: A Seminar on Teaching for Graduate Assistants in Engineering", Atlanta, GA
  • A. Gaudelli, Michael P Alley, J. Garner and Sarah E Zappe, 2009, "Application of Multimedia Theory to PowerPoint Slides Presented by Engineering Educators", Atlanta, GA
  • Thomas Litzinger, Carla Firetto, Peggy N Van Meter, Lucas Passmore, Christine Masters, Stephen R Turns and Sarah E Zappe, 2009, "Improving Students’ Ability to Model during Problem solving in Statics", Atlanta, GA
  • Sarah E Zappe, Robert Leicht, John Messner and Thomas Litzinger, 2009, "“Flipping” the classroom to explore active learning in a large undergraduate course", Atlanta, GA
  • Richard J Schuhmann and Sarah E Zappe, 2008, "Shaping the World: Teaching Global Leadership Skills to Engineers"
  • R. Toto, K. Lim, H. Nguyen, Sarah E Zappe and Thomas Litzinger, 2008, "Acceptance of Tablet PC technology by engineering faculty", Saratoga, NY
  • K. Lim, R. Toto, H. Nguyen, Sarah E Zappe, Thomas Litzinger, Mark J Wharton and John M Cimbala, 2008, "Impact of instructors’ use of the Tablet PC on student learning and classroom attendance", PIttsburgh, PA
  • Stephen R Turns, Laura Pauley and Sarah E Zappe, 2008, "Active and collaborative learning exercises for a first course in fluid mechanics"
  • Thorsten Wagener and Sarah E Zappe, 2008, "Introducing real-world hydrology case studies into an undergraduate civil and environmental engineering curriculum"
  • Sarah E Zappe and N. Kapli, 2008, "An investigation of the relationship between student perceptions and success of active learning techniques in an engineering education course", Pittsburgh, PA
  • K. Lim, John Wise, R. Toto and Sarah E Zappe, 2007, "Factors influencing engineering faculty’s use of Tablet PC’s", Honolulu, HI
  • G. Okudan, M. Ogot, Sarah E Zappe and S. Gupta, 2007, "Assessment of Learning and its Retention in the Engineering Design Classroom", Pittsburgh, PA
  • John M Cimbala, Laura Pauley, Sarah E Zappe and M. Hsieh, 2006, "Experiential learning in fluid flow class", Honolulu, HI
  • Sarah E Zappe, Laura Guertin and H. Kim, 2006, "Just-In-Time Teaching: A web-based method of integrating classroom assessment and instruction", San Francisco, CA
  • R. Locklin, S. E. Rzasa, P. C. Ray and Paul R Howell, 2005, "Using measurement to drive instructional design: Experience from two years of e-learning in a general education science course", Vancouver, B.C. Canada
  • Christine Masters, S. E. Rzasa, Jill L Lane and Richard A Behr, 2005, "How to assess or not to assess: That is the question", Nashville, TN
  • John Wise and S. E. Rzasa, 2004, "Institutionalizing the assessment of engineering entrepreneurship"
  • G. Okudan and S. E. Rzasa, 2004, "Teaching entrepreneurial leadership: A report on work in progress", Savannah, GA
  • Dorothy H Evensen, S. E. Rzasa and Stephen M. Zappe, 2004, "A survey of first-year law students’ study practices", San Diego, CA
  • John Wise, Elizabeth C Kisenwether and S. E. Rzasa, 2003, "Assessing engineering entrepreneurship", Savannah, GA
  • S. E. Rzasa, Maria Pennock-Roman and C. Hammer, 2000, "Detecting items with differential difficulty and dissimilar factor structure for black and white kindergarten children on the TOLD-P:2"

Magazines/Trade Publications

  • Khanjan Mehta, Sarah E Zappe, Mary Lynn Brannon and Yu Zhao, 2016, "Real World Solutions", Prism, pp. 1
  • Stephanie B Velegol, Sarah E Zappe and Emily Mahone, 2015, "Successful Flipped Classes"

Encyclopedia Entries

  • Sarah E Zappe, 2009, "Various definitions",, The SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, , Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA

Manuscripts

  • Sarah E Zappe, Stephanie Cutler and Yu Xie, 2021, "Student Preparation: A critical element of Classroom Flip"

Other

  • Sarah E Zappe, 2018, "Promoting a Growth Mindset When Teaching Entrepreneurship"
  • Gary Lichtenstein and Sarah E Zappe, 2017, "Defining and assessing entrepreneurial mindset: Ingredients for success. VentureWell blog"
  • Hoi K Suen, S. E. Rzasa and C. Allison, 2002, "A content analysis of news articles related to U.S. Army Chemical Weapons Stockpile Disposal Issues"
  • Rzasa and Hoi K Suen, 2002, "A comparison of content analysis related to U.S. Army chemical weapons stockpile disposal issues from news articles before and after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks"
  • Hoi K Suen and S. E. Rzasa, 2001, "A follow-up content analysis of post-9-11 news articles related to U.S. Army chemical weapons stockpiles disposal issues"
  • Hoi K Suen and S. E. Rzasa, 2001, "The development of a coding system for the content analysis of media coverage of chemical weapons-related events and issues near U.S. Army chemical weapons disposal sites"
  • Hoi K Suen and S. E. Rzasa, 2000, "Predictors of risk perception and trust in army activities among residents at chemical weapon disposal sites"
  • Hoi K Suen and S. E. Rzasa, 1999, "A multilevel exploratory analysis of personal and site variables as predictors of perception of emergency preparedness and perception of chemical weapon disposal methods"
  • Hoi K Suen and S. E. Rzasa, 1999, "Predictors of readiness to participate in site-related decisions risk among individuals residing in chemical weapons stockpile communities: A Hierarchical Linear Modeling Analysis"
  • B. L. Williams, Hoi K Suen, R. B. Keup, S. Brown, R. de Blaquiere and S. E. Rzasa, 1999, "Report I: Hierarchical Determinants of Public Participation among Residents living near the U.S. Army’s Chemical Weapons Stockpile Sites"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Helen Plants Award, IEEE Education Society, December 2017 - December 2017
  • Helen Plants Award, IEEE Education Society, December 2016 - December 2016
  • Apprentice Faculty Grant, American Society for Engineering Education - Educational Research Methods Division, June 2010

Service

Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations: