Publications

Education Research

Book Chapters/Magazines/Newsletters

Gupta, A., & Philip, T. M. (Invited). Entangling epistemology, ideology, and axiology in learning. In Epistemological Conversations in the Learning Sciences: Emerging Ideas in Technology, Cognition, Design and Transdisciplinarity, (Editor: Marie-Claire Shanahan, Beaumie Kim, Kim Koh, Paulino Preciado Babb, and Miwa Takeuchi). Routledge.

Gupta, A., & Turpen, C., Philip, T. M., & Elby, A. (In Print). Narrative constructions of stances towards engineers’ work in the context of weaponized military drones. In Transdisciplinarity, Embodiment, and Critical Perspectives in STEM Education, (Editors: Pratim Sengupta, Marie-Claire Shanahan, and Beaumie Kim). Springer.

Gupta, A., Elby, A., & Sawtelle, V. (2016). Bridging Knowledge Analysis and Interaction Analysis Through Understanding the Dynamics of Knowledge in Use. In diSessa, A. A., Levin, M., & Brown, N. J. S. (Editors). Knowledge and interaction: A synthetic agenda for the learning sciences. New York, NY: Routledge.

Quan, G., & Gupta, A. Bringing our whole selves to the table: Nurturing a Positive Culture. In Physics Education Research Consortium of Graduate Students (PERCoGS) Newsletter, July 2016.

Elby, A. & Gupta, A. Don’t Masculinize the Letter of Recommendation: Towards a Truly Gender-Brave Science Community. Guest post in the Women in Astronomy blog, October 21, 2015 (http://womeninastronomy.blogspot.com/2015/10/dont-masculinize-letter-of.html)

Secules, S., Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2015). Piecemeal Versus Integrated Framing of Design Activities. Chapter 9 in Analyzing Design Review Conversations. Adams, R.S. & J. Siddiqui (eds.) West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press

Danielak, B., Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2014). Alienating Deep Learners. In JEE Selects, ASEE Prism Magazine, March 2014 Issue. (Full Text)

Cid, X., Samuels, N., Hinko, K, Lunk, B., Gupta, A. (2013) FFPER 2013 Working Group Report: Diversity Concerns in Physics.  APS Forum on Education Newsletter (Ed: Beth Lindsey), Fall 2013 Issue. (Full Text)

Elby, A., Gupta, A., Conlin, L. D., Richards, J., (2013) Inquiry Based Professional Development for a Diverse Population. APS Forum on Education Newsletter (Ed: Beth Lindsey), Summer 2013 Issue (Teacher Preparation Section). (Full Text)

Journal Publications

Gupta, A., Elby, A., Danielak. (2018). Exploring the entanglement of personal epistemologies
and emotions in students’ thinking. Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res. 14, 010129.

Sohr, E. R., Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2018). Taking an escape hatch: Managing tension in group
discourse. Science Education, 102(5), 883-916.

Philip, T. M., Gupta, A., Elby, A., & Turpen, C. (2018). Why Ideology Matters for Learning:
A Case of Ideological Convergence in an Engineering Ethics Classroom Discussion on Drone
Warfare. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 27(2), 183–223.
https://doi.org/10.1080/10508406.2017.1381964

Secules S., Gupta A., Elby A., & Turpen, C. (2018). Zooming Out from the Struggling
Individual Student: An Account of the Cultural Construction of Engineering Ability in an
Undergraduate Programming Class. Journal of Engineering Education, 107(1), 56–86.
https://doi.org/10.1002/jee.20191 [2018 William Elgin Wickenden Award of the American Society for Engineering Education]

Secules, S., Gupta, A., Elby, A., Tanu, E. (2018). Supporting the narrative agency of a
marginalized engineering student. Journal of Engineering Education 107(2), 186-218.

Dreyfus, B. W., Elby, A., Gupta, A., & Sohr, E. R. (2017). Mathematical sense-making in quantum mechanics: An initial peek. Physical Review Physics Education Research, 13(2), 020141.

Gupta, A. (2017). The Role of Epistemology and Social and Material Organization in Conceptual Change. Human Development60 (1), 38-43.

Dreyfus, B. W., Gupta, A., & Redish, E. F. (2015). Applying Conceptual Blending to Model Coordinated Use of Multiple Ontological Metaphors. International Journal of Science Education, 37(5-6), 812–838. http://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2015.1025306

Gupta, A., Elby, A., & Conlin, L. D. (2014). How substance-based ontologies for gravity can be productive: A case study. Physical Review Special Topics – Physics Education Research, 10(1), 010113. doi:10.1103/PhysRevSTPER.10.010113 (Selected for the Editor’s Choice Section of the journal)

Danielak, B. A., Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2014). Marginalized Identities of Sense-Makers: Reframing Engineering Student Retention. Journal of Engineering Education, 103(1), 8–44. doi:10.1002/jee.20035 (Selected for JEE Selects feature of the PRISM magazine)

Hull, M., Kuo, E., Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2013). Problem-solving rubrics revisited: Attending to the blending of informal conceptual and formal mathematical reasoning. Phys. Rev. ST Physics Ed. Research 9, 010105 (2013)  Link to Journal Version 

Kuo, E., Hull, M., Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2013). How students blend conceptual and formal mathematical reasoning in solving physics problems. Sci. Ed., 97: 32–57. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sce.21043

Gupta, A. & Elby, A. (2011). Beyond Epistemological Deficits: Dynamic Explanations of Engineering Students’ Difficulties with Mathematical Sense-making. International Journal of Science Education, 33(18), pp. 2463-2488.

Hammer, D., Gupta, A, & Redish, E. F. (2011). On static and dynamic ontologies. The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 20 (1), 163-168.

Gupta, A., Hammer, D., & Redish, E. F. (2010).  The Case for Dynamic Models of Learners’ Ontologies in Physics. The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 19:3, pp. 285-321. [Link to Article on the Journal Page]

Conference Papers

Papak, A.*, & Gupta, A.*, & Turpen, C. A. (2018, June), Examining the Relationships
Between How Students Construct Stakeholders and the Ways Students Conceptualize Harm
from Engineering Design. Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition,
Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/30471 (* – Co-First-Authors) [Best Paper Award in the Liberal Education/Engineering & Society (LEES) Division for 2018]

C. Turpen, A. Gupta, J. Radoff, A. Elby, H. Sabo, and G. Quan (2018, June) “Successes and Challenges in Supporting Undergraduate Peer Educators Notice and Respond to Equity Considerations within Design Teams.” 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Salt Lake City, UT. June 23-28, 2018.

H. Sabo, J. Radoff, A. Elby, A. Gupta, and C. Turpen (2018) “Role-playing as pedagogical tool for helping LAs sense-make about inequitable team dynamics.” 2018 Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings. Washington, DC. August 1-2, 2018.

Gupta, A. (2017, June), A Practitioner Account of Integrating Macro-ethics Discussion in an Engineering Design Class Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. https://peer.asee.org/27498

Quan, G. M., & Turpen, C. A., & Gupta, A., & Tanu, E. D. (2017, June), Designing a Course for Peer Educators in Undergraduate Engineering Design Courses Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. https://peer.asee.org/28124 [Presented in the “Best in DEED” session for the best 5 papers in the Design in Engineering Education Division]

Tanu, E. D., & Quan, G. M., & Gupta, A., & Turpen, C. A. (2017, June), The Role of Empathy in Supporting Teaching Moves of Engineering Design Peer Educators Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. https://peer.asee.org/29004

Gupta, A., & Elby, A., & Turpen, C. A., & Philip, T. M. (2016, June), The Dynamics of Perspective-taking in Discussions on Socio-technical Issues Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.26129

Secules, S., & Elby, A., & Gupta, A. (2016, June), “Turning away” from the Struggling Individual Student: An Account of the Cultural Construction of Engineering Ability in an Undergraduate Programming Class Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.26239

Lawson, W. G., & Secules, S., & Bhattacharyya, S., & Gupta, A. (2016, June), An Application-based Learning Approach to C Programming Concepts and Methods for Engineers Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.26567 (https://peer.asee.org/26567)

Elby, A., & Kuo, E., & Gupta, A., & Hull, M. M. (2015, June), Tensions and Trade-offs in Instructional Goals for Physics Courses Aimed at Engineers Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.24836

Quan, G. M., & Gupta, A. (2015, June), Tensions in the Productivity in Design Task Tinkering – Fundamental Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.24837

Quan, G. M., & Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2015, June), Problematizing Best Practices for Pairing in K-12 Student Design Teams Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.24593 (https://peer.asee.org/24593)

Calabro, K., & Gupta, A., & Lopez Roshwalb, J. R. (2015, June), A Reflection on the Process of Selecting, Developing, and Launching a New Design Project in a Large-scale Introduction to Engineering Design Course Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.23436

Gupta, A., & Elby, A., & Philip, T. M. (2015, June), How Engineering Students Think About the Roles and Responsibilities of Engineers with Respect to Broader Social and Global Impact of Engineering and Technology Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.24192 [Gupta ASEE2015 Ethics FinalSubmitted]

Secules, S., & Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2015, June), Theorizing Can Contribute to Marginalized Students’ Agency in Engineering Persistence Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.24918

Richards, J., Elby, A., Gupta, A. (2014) Characterizing a New Dimension of Change in Attending and Responding to the Substance of Student Thinking. In Polman, J. L., Kyza, E. A., O’Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O’Connor, K., Lee, T., and D’Amico, L. (Eds.). (2014). Learning and becoming in practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014, Volume 1 (pp. 286-293). Boulder, CO: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Mathis, L., Gupta, A. (2014) Modeling the Dynamics of Ontological Reasoning in Physics. In Polman, J. L., Kyza, E. A., O’Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O’Connor, K., Lee, T., and D’Amico, L. (Eds.). (2014). Learning and becoming in practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014, Volume 3 (pp 1605-1606). Boulder, CO: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Quan, G., Gupta, A., (2014) Finding Productivity in Design Task Tinkering. In Polman, J. L., Kyza, E. A., O’Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O’Connor, K., Lee, T., and D’Amico, L. (Eds.). (2014). Learning and becoming in practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014, Volume 3 (1607-1608). Boulder, CO: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Elby, A., Richards, J., Walkoe, J., Gupta, A., Russ, R. S., Luna, M. J., Robertson, A., Coffey, J. E., Edwards, A., R., Sherin, M., van Es, E. A. (2014) Differing Notions of Responsive Teaching across Mathematics and Science: Does the Discipline Matter? In Polman, J. L., Kyza, E. A., O’Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O’Connor, K., Lee, T., and D’Amico, L. (Eds.). (2014). Learning and becoming in practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014, Volume 3 (pp. 1406-1415). Boulder, CO: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

D. J. Roundy, A. Gupta, J. F. Wagner, T. Dray, M. B. Kustusch, and C. A. Manogue, From Fear To Fun In Thermodynamics, 2013 PERC Proceedings [Portland, OR, July 17-18, 2013], edited by P. V. Engelhardt, A. D. Churukian, and D. L. Jones. (Full Text)

A. Gupta, Integrating emotions into fine-grained accounts of students’ reasoning, 2013 PERC Proceedings [Portland, OR, July 17-18, 2013], edited by P. V. Engelhardt, A. D. Churukian, and D. L. Jones. (Full Text)

J. Richards, L. Conlin, A. Gupta, and A. Elby, Coupling epistemology and identity in explaining student interest in science, 2012 PERC Proceedings [Philadelphia, PA, August 1-2, 2012], edited by P. V. Engelhardt, A. D. Churukian, and N. S. Rebello [AIP Conf. Proc. 1513, 334-337 (2013)].

Bhattacharyya, S. S., Plishker, W., Gupta, A., & Shen, C.-C. (2011). Teaching cross-platform design and testing methods for embedded systems using DICE. Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Embedded Systems Education, WESE  ’11 (pp. 38–45). New York, NY, USA: ACM. doi:10.1145/2077370.2077376

Gupta, A., Danielak, B. A., & Elby, A. (2010). Understanding Students’ Difficulties in Terms of Coupled Epistemological and Affective Dynamics.  Proceedings of the 2010 Frontiers in Education Conference (ASEE/IEEE).

Danielak, B. A., Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2010). The Marginalized Identities of Sense-makers: Reframing Engineering Student Retention. Proceedings of the 2010 Frontiers in Education Conference (ASEE/IEEE).

Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2010). Beyond Epistemological Deficits: Incorporating flexible epistemological views into fine-grained cognitive dynamics. In Gomez, K., Lyons, L., & Radinsky, J. (Eds.) Learning in the Disciplines: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS2010) – Volume 2, Short Papers, Symposia, and Selected Abstracts. (pp. 372-373). International Society of the Learning Sciences: Chicago IL.

Conlin, L. D., Gupta, A., & Hammer, D. (2010). Where to find the mind: Identifying the Scale of Cognitive Dynamics. In Gomez, K., Lyons, L., & Radinsky, J. (Eds.) Learning in the Disciplines: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS2010) – Volume 1, Full Papers pp. 277-284. International Society of the Learning Sciences: Chicago IL.

Danielak, B., Gupta, A., & Elby, A. (2010). Incorporating Affect in Engineering Students’ Epistemological Dynamics. In Gomez, K., Lyons, L., & Radinsky, J. (Eds.) Learning in the Disciplines: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS2010) – Volume 2, Short Papers, Symposia, and Selected Abstracts. (pp. 411-412). International Society of the Learning Sciences: Chicago IL.

Redish, E. F. & Gupta, A. (2010). Making Meaning with Math in Physics: A Semantic Analysis, Proc. of the Groupe International de Recherche sur l’Enseignement de la Physique (GIREP), Leicester, UK, August 20, 2009.

Gupta, A., Hammer, D., & Redish, E. F. (2008).  Towards a Dynamic Model of Learners’ Ontologies in Physics.   Proceedings of the International Conference for the Learning Sciences, Issue 8 [ISSN: 1814-9316].

Gupta, A., Redish, E. F., & Hammer, D. (2007).  Coordination of Mathematical and Physcial Resources by Physics Graduate Students   AIP Conf. Proc. 951, 104-107. 2007 Physics Education Research Conference. [PDF]

Conlin, L., Gupta, A., Scherr, R., & Hammer, D. (2007).  The Dynamics of Students’ Behaviors and Reasoning during Collaborative Physics Tutorial Sessions.   AIP Conf. Proc. 951, 69-72. 2007 Physics Education Research Conference. [PDF]

 Laser-Matter Interactions (Plasma Physics)

Palastro, J. P., Antonsen, T. M., & Gupta, A. (2007).  Dielectric Properties of Laser Exploded Clusters. Physics of Plasmas, 14, 033105.

Gupta, A., Antonsen, T. M., Palastro, J., Taguchi, T., & Milchberg, H. M. (2006).  Effect of Pulse Width on Resonant Heating of Laser-Irradiated Argon and Deuterium Clusters.  Physical Review E, 74, 046408.

Antonsen, T. M., Gupta, A., Palastro, J. P., Milchberg, H. M., & Taguchi, T. (2005).  Resonant Heating of a Cluster Plasma by Intense Laser Light.  Physics of Plasmas, 12, 056703.

Kim, K., Alexeev, I., Antonsen, T. M., Gupta, A., Kumarappan, V., & Milchberg, H. M., (2005).  Spectral Redshifts in Intense Laser-Cluster Interaction.  Physical Review A, 71, 011201(R).

Gupta, A., Antonsen, T. M., & Milchberg, H. M. (2004).  Propagation of Intense Short Laser Pulses in a Gas of Atomic Clusters, Physical Review E, 70, 046410.

Kim, K., Alexeev, I., et. al. (2004).  Gases of Exploding Laser-heated Cluster Nanoplasmas as a Nonlinear Optical Medium.  Physics of Plasmas, 11, 2882.