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Marcia A. Pool

Marcia A Pool
TEACHING ASSOC PROF
(217) 244-6683
Director of Undergraduate Programs
(217) 244-6683
Lecturer
(217) 244-6683

Research Topics

  • Research in BME Education

Education

  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
  • BS in Biomedical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, Concentration in Chemical Engineering

Academic Positions

  • Director of Undergraduate Programs, Bioengineering (2015-present), University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois
  • Lecturer in Bioengineering (2014-present), University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois
  • Instructional Laboratory Coordinator in Biomedical Engineering (2008-2014), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Research Associate in Biomedical Engineering (2008), Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
  • Instructor in Biomedical Engineering (2004, 2006-2007), Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant in Biomedical Engineering (2001-2006), Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

Research Topics

  • Research in BME Education

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Stephany Coffman-Wolph, Kimberlyn Gray, and Marcia Pool, "Designing an Escape Room Game to Develop Problem Solving and Spatial Reasoning Skills," in Frontiers in Education Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2017 (submitted)
  • Evin Groundwater, et al., "Work in Progress: Design of a First-Year Rhetoric Course for Engineering Students," in ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, Ohio, 2017 (accepted)
  • Stephany Coffman-Wolph, Kimberlyn Gray, and Marcia Pool, "Work-in-Progress: Design of a Virtual Escape Room for K-12 Supplemental Coursework and Problem Solving Skill Development," in ASEE Zone 2 Spring Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2017
  • Jenny Amos, Karin Jensen, Marcia A. Pool, and John Vozenilek, “Works in Progress: Immersive First Year Experience in Bioengineering Curricula ,” in Biomedical Engineering Division at ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016 (conference paper).
  • Marcia A. Pool, Karin Jensen, Paul Jensen, and Rohit Bhargava , “Work in Progress: Reviving a Transport Phenomena Course by Incorporating Simulation and Laboratory Experiences,” in Biomedical Engineering Division at ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016 (conference paper).
  • Marcia A. Pool, Andrew Michael Smith, P. Scott Carney, Dipanjan Pan, and Rohit Bhargava , “Implementing a Challenge-Inspired Undergraduate Experience,” in Education Research and Methods Division at ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2016 (conference paper).
  • Kimberlyn Gray and Marcia Pool, "Assessing Student Learning through Student Developed Course Materials," in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015 (poster)
  • Marcia A. Pool and Kimberlyn M. Gray, “Engaging Students to Enrich their Learning through Developing Course Materials," in the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida, 2015 (poster)
  • Rohit Bhargava, Marcia Pool, Andrew Michael Smith, P. Scott Carney, and Dipanjan Pan, “Works in Progress: a Challenge-Inspired Undergraduate Experience,” in Biomedical Engineering Division at ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, Washington, 2015 (conference paper and poster)
  • Allison Sieving, Marcia Pool, Andrew Brightman, and Ann Rundell, “Retrospective Analysis of Factors Impacting Senior Design Project Translation,” in Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 2014 (presentation)
  • Marcia Pool, Charles Peak, Jeremy Hale, and Allison Sieving, “Using Discussion Boards to Improve Student Professionalism and Field Knowledge,” in Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 2014 (poster)
  • Marcia A. Pool, Jennifer L. Groh, and Allison L. Sieving, “Works in Progress: Generating Interest in Biomedical Engineering through Exploration of the Design Process,” in Biomedical Engineering Division at ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2014 (conference paper and poster)
  • M. A. Pool, A. O. Brightman, C. W. Peak, A. L. Sieving, and A. E. Rundell, "Integrating Information Literacy into a Situated Learning Preliminary Design Course," in Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, 2013 (poster)
  • A. L. Sieving, M. A. Pool, A. Davidson, K. Stuart, and A. E. Rundell, "Building Experimental Design Skills Using Learning Modules," in Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, 2013 (poster)
  • Allison L. Sieving, Marcia A. Pool, Trisha Eustaquio, Rajtarun Madangopal, Scott Jewett, Kate Stuart, Alyssa Panitch, and Ann E. Rundell, “Development of Verification and Validation Engineering Design Skills through a Multi-year Cognitive Apprenticeship Laboratory Experience,” in Division of Experimentation and Lab-Oriented Studies at ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia, 2013 (conference paper and presentation).
  • M. A. Pool, A. L. Sieving, A. O. Brightman, T. Eustaquio, and A. E. Rundell, "Employing Industrial Principles of Practice in Preliminary Design," in Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 2012 (presentation).
  • Jamie Brugnano, Marcia Pool, K. Andrew Richards, Allison Sieving, Juan Velasquez, Sherry Voytik-Harbin, and Ann Rundell, "Scaffolding and Assessing Professional Design Skills using an Active-learning Studio Style Classroom," in Biomedical Engineering Division at ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, San Antonio, Texas, 2012 (conference paper and presentation).
  • Allison L. Sieving, Anissa L. Lloyd, Marcia A. Pool, Andrew O. Brightman, Trisha Eustaquio, and Ann E. Rundell, "Teaching Industry Principles of Practice from Need Identification to Market Assessment," in Capstone Design Conference, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, 2012 (poster).
  • J. Brugnano, M. Pool, A. Sieving, S. Voytik-Harbin, and A. Rundell, "Use of Active Learning to Teach BME Specific Professional Design Skills in Support of Capstone Design," in Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Hartford, Connecticut, 2011 (poster).
  • M. Pool, T. Eustaquio, S. Jewett, R. Madangopal, K. Stuart, A. E. Rundell, and A. Panitch, "Using Problem-Based Learning to Enhance Experimental Design Skills in a Biotransport Laboratory," in Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Hartford, Connecticut, 2011 (presentation).

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