Burghardt, M.D., Fletcher, L., Gordon, A., Hacker, M., Peruzzi, W., Prestopnik, R., & Qaissaunee, M. (2010) Engineering & Technology, Delmar Cengage Learning.
Driven by the Standards for Technological Literacy, this National Science Foundation-sponsored book is written by national leaders in engineering and technology education and addresses the most contemporary technological content using engaging, pedagogically sound "informed design" activities.
Burghardt, David and Hacker, Michael. (2003). Technology Education-Learning by Design. Prentice-Hall. This middle school technology education textbook uses the Informed Design Process for design challenge activities
- K-12 STEM Education
Burghardt, M.D., Hacker, M., Hecht, D., Lauckhardt, J., Russo, M. A Study of Mathematics Infusion in Middle School Technology Education Classes. Journal of Technology Education. Fall 2010. Volume 22, No. 1
Rossouw, A., Hacker, M., & de Vries, M. (2010) Concepts and Contexts in Engineering and Technology Education: An International and Interdisciplinary Delphi Study. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, DOI: 10.1007/s10798-010-9129-1.
Burghardt, M.D. & Hacker, M. (2009). Perspectives on K-12 Engineering. MSTP STEM Symposium. Singer Island, Florida.
Clendening, Beverly (2009) Group Problem-Solving Sessions Trump Lecture: Results of an Experiment in Teaching. National Association of Biology Teachers, Four Year University Section Peer-Reviewed Research Symposium, Denver, CO.
Hecht, D., Flugman, B. & Russo, M. (2009) Infusing Mathematics into Science, Technology, and Engineering Classes: Lessons earned from Middle School Teachers and Students. MSTP STEM Symposium. Singer Island, Florida.
Hacker, M. and Burghardt, M.D., Addressing Issues Related to Technology and Engineering. The Technology Teacher., November 2008. ITEA: Reston, VA, go to page 28
Hacker, M. & Burghardt, M.D., (2008). Technology Education Teacher Quality in the STEM Era. In PATT 20. Pupils Attitude Toward Technology. Proceedings of the International Conference on Deisgn and Technology. Tel Aviv, Israel, Oct. 2008
- Informed Design
Burghardt, M. D. & Hacker M. (2004). Informed Design: A Contemporary Approach to Design Pedagogy as the Core Process in Technology. The Technology Teacher, 64, 1 September 2004., page 6. This article in the Technology Teacher explains the Informed Design process and why it is an exiting new strategy for classroom instruction.
Koch, J. & Burghardt, M. D.(2002). Design Technology in the Elementary School - A Study of Teacher A Action Research. Journal of Technology Education. 13, 2 This article describes the effect of using Informed Design strategies to improve the student. learning.In particular, those students targeted as low functioning show dramatic improvement in reasoning.
- Virtual and Physical Modeling
Crismond, David & Hacker, M. Virtual and Physical Modeling - Virtual Modeling - Unique Advantages and value added.