BOOKS

AM. Thomas, K. Fontichiaro, S. Thomas. (2017) Building Squishy Circuits. Cherry Lake Publishing.

AM. Thomas. (2014). Making Makers: Kids, Tools, and the Future of Innovation. Maker Media.

K. Fontichiaro, AM. Thomas. (2014) Squishy Circuits. Cherry Lake Publishing.


BOOK CHAPTERS

AM. Thomas. (2013). Preface. In Buechley, L., Peppler, K., and Eisenberhg, M. (eds), Textile Messages: Dispatches from the World of E-Textiles and Education.

AM. Thomas. (2013). Squishy Circuits. In Honey, M. & Kanter, D. (eds), Design, Make, Play: Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators, pp. 119-137.


PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

E. Meuer, E. Kern, M. Andrews, A. Tenhoff, K. Andrews, P. Huschka, E. Ryan, L. Tozour, and AM. Thomas. (2017) Painting Pitches. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference. Columbus, OH.

D. Besser, A. Haugh, AM. Thomas, and J. Laleman. (2017) The Effect of Gender Groupings at an Engineering Summer Camp on Increasing Engineering Knowledge and Confidence. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference. Columbus, OH.

B. Kasper, A. Haugh, N. Kasper, B. Gunderson, AM. Thomas, and D. Besser. (2016) Design, Implementation, and Assessment of an After-School Engineering Program for Deaf Students. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

A. Haugh, O. Lang, AM. Thomas, D. Monson, and D. Besser. (2016) Assessing the Effectiveness of an Engineering Summer Day Camp. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

E. Koller, L. Van Beek, D. Besser, S. Selcen Guzey, and AM. Thomas. (2015)  Implementing and Evaluating An E-Textile Curriculum in an Engineering Summer Program for Girls. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference. Seattle, WA.

A. Zierden, B. Boyd, and AM.Thomas. (2014) Science and Engineering Practices in Food Science and Chemistry. Proceedings of the ASEE North Midwest Regional Conference. Iowa City, IA.

A. Lague, and AM. Thomas. (2014) Stories to Inspire Very Young Engineers. Proceedings of the ASEE North Midwest Regional Conference. Iowa City, IA.

B. Kasper, E.  Koller, B. Gunderson, and AM. Thomas. (2014) Creative Circuits with Deaf Students. Proceedings of the ASEE North Midwest Regional Conference. Iowa City, IA.

M. Schmidtbauer, S. Johnson, J. Jalkio, and AM. Thomas. (2012) Squishy Circuits as a Tangible Interface. Proceedings of Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Computer Human Interactions. New York, NY.

AM. Thomas, J.B. Hansen, S.H. Cohn, and B.P. Jensen. (2011) Development and Assessment of an Engineering Course for In-Service and Pre-Service K-12 Teachers. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC.

S. Johnson and AM. Thomas. (2011) Exchange: Using Squishy Circuit Technology in the Classroom. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC.

AM. Thomas and J.B. Hansen. (2011) Certificate/Concentration in Engineering for P-12 Educators. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC.

AM. Thomas, K. Berrier, and A. Guggenbuehl. (2011) Daring Young Engineers on the Flying Trapeze: Using Circus Arts to Teach Dynamics. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC.

W. Besser and A.M. Thomas. (2011) A Comparison of Design Education Across Two Fields: Lessons from Industrial Design and Mechanical Engineering. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC.

W. Besser and A.M. Thomas. (2011) Roles in the Design Process: A Survey of Engineering and Industrial Design Educators. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Vancouver, BC.

J.B. Hansen, A.M. Thomas, and J. Wall. (2010) Teacher Competency in Engineering Education: A Professional Development Approach. Proceedings of the P-12 Engineering and Design Education Research Summit. Seaside, OR.

B. Turek-Krengel, S. Woelber, E. Johnson, and A.M. Thomas. (2010) Poster: Windmills in Trigonometry Class. Proceedings of the ASEE National Conference. Louisville, KY.

J. Nesbitt and A.M. Thomas. (2010) Bridging the Digital Divide One Tweet at a Time: Twitter- Enabled Devices for Family Communication. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Computer Human Interactions. Atlanta, GA.

S. Johnson and A.M. Thomas. (2010) Squishy Circuits: A Tangible Medium for Electronics Education. Extended Abstracts of the ACM Conference on Computer Human Interactions. Atlanta, GA.


CONFERENCE POSTERS (WITHOUT ACCOMPANYING PAPERS)

A.T. Gatto, M.A. Chalkley, and A.M. Thomas. (2009) As Parents Age: A Qualitative Examination of Communication in Healthy Families. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Association for Psychological Science. San Francisco, CA.

A. Gatto, S. Adkins, B. Falk, B. Dauwalter, A.M. Thomas, and M.A. Chalkley. (2008) An Investigation into the Usage and Design of Walkers. Presented at the 2008 Minnesota Gerontological Society Conference. Brooklyn Center, MN.


OTHER PUBLICATIONS (POLSENBERG IS THE MAIDEN NAME OF AM. THOMAS)

AM. Thomas. (2017) You Don’t Need to Be Superwoman to Succeed in STEM. Chronicle of Higher Education, January 27, 2017.

AM. Thomas. (2016) Playing with Food. Make, 52.

AM. Thomas. (2014) What do I Make? IEEE Computer 47, 12.

AM. Thomas. (2014)  Why space tourism still deserves a chance WIRED.com Opinion.

AM.Thomas. (2012) Engaging Students in the STEM Classroom Through Making. Edutopia. http://www.edutopia.org/blog/stem-engagement-maker-movement-annmarie-thomas .

AM. Thomas. (2013) Not Failure. MAKE: 31, pp. 17.

AM. Thomas. (2012) Real Tools for Kids. MAKE: 29. pp. 27.

S. Johnson and A.M. Thomas. (2010) 1+2+3: Sculpting Circuits. MAKE,22, pp. 78-79.

A.M. Thomas and J.B. Hansen. (2009) Engineering Literacy: Building Familiarity with Engineering in K-12 Schools. Manufacturing Success, Summer 2009 edition.