Dr Jason Power

Dr Jason Power

Postdoctoral Research
Michigan Technological University


Teaching Interests

  • Design and Communication Graphics
  • Design and Technology Education
  • Engineering Education

Research Interests

  • Self-Regulation and Motivation
  • Spatial Cognition and Reasoning
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Engineering Education


PhD University of Limerick, 2012 – 2016

B. Tech. (Ed.) University of Limerick, 2008 – 2012

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Buckley J., Seery, N., Power, J., & Phelan, J. (2018). The importance of supporting technological knowledge in post-primary education: A cohort study. Research in Science and Technological Education.

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

Hyland, T., Buckley, J., Seery, N., Power, J., & Gordon, S. (2018). Investigating the relationships between spatial ability, interest, and task experience on knowledge retention in engineering education. In N. Seery, J. Buckley, D. Canty, & J. Phelan (Eds.), PATT2018: Research and Practice in Technology Education: Perspectives on Human Capacity and Development. Westmeath, Ireland: Athlone Institute of Technology.

Tanner, D., & Power, J. (2017). A Review of CDIO Implementation in a First-Year Multi-Program Module. Proceedings of the 13th International CDIO Conference. Calgary, Canada: University of Calgary.

Power, J., Verunik, N., & Sorby, S. (2017). Preparing Students for Engineering Success Through Improving 3D Spatial Skills. Proceedings of the 124th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition. Columbia, USA: ASEE.

Power, J., Buckley, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016). Investigating the Factor Structure of Pupils Attitudes towards Technology. In M. de Vries, A. Bekker-Holtland, & G. van Dijk (Eds.), Proceedings of PATT2016: Technology Education for 21st Century Skills (pp. 391–399). Utrecht, Netherlands: PATT.

Power, J., Buckley, J., & Seery, N. (2016). Visualizing Success: Investigating the Relationship between Ability and Self-Efficacy in the Domain of Visual Processing. In L. Sun, H. Steinhauer, & D. Lane (Eds.), Proceedings of ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 70th Mid-Year Conference (pp. 73–79). Daytona Beach, Florida: EDGD.

Academic Awards

2016 – Shannon Consortium Teaching Excellence Award