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About the Team


Gary Stewardson

Gary Stewardson, PhD

Gary is an Associate Professor of Technology and Engineering Education in the School of Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education at Utah State University.


Email: gary.stewardson@usu.edu 
Phone: 435-797-1802

Cory Ortiz

Cory Ortiz

Cory is a graduate assistant in Technology and Engineering Education in the School of Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education at Utah State University.


Email: cory.ortiz@iechs.org

Presentations:

National:


Ortiz, C., & Stewardson, G. (2019) Establishing community STEM partnerships though ROAVcopters. Oral Presentation at the 81th Annual International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Conference, Kansas City, MO.

Ortiz, C., & Stewardson, G. (2018). Integrating Remote-sensing Into Quadcopter Curriculum and Competitions. Oral Presentation at the 80th Annual International Technology and Engineering Educators Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Local:

Ortiz, C., & Stewardson, G. (2019) The Educational Utility of Quadcopters in the Classroom. Oral Presentation at the 2019 USBE CCA Awareness/Work-Based Learning Summer Conference , Farmington, UT., Accepted.

Ortiz, C., & Stewardson, G. (2019) National Intercollegiate Flying Association ROAVcopter Demonstration Event. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Fellowship Symposium Utah NASA Space Grant Consortium, Provo, UT.

Ortiz, C., & Stewardson, G. (2018). Integrating Quadcopters into After School Competitions. Oral Presentation at the 2018 USBE Technology & Engineering Education Summer Conference, Lehi, Utah

Publications: 

Thesis: 

Ortiz, Cory J., "An Experimental Comparison of Student Motivation Between Two Computational Thinking-Based STEM Activities: Vex-Based Automation and Robotics and a Quadcopter Activity" (2018). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 7193. https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/etd/7193

Plan B Projects 

Bartholomew, Jordan Lynn and Mayo, Russell Scott, "Development of a 4th-8th Grade Curriculum for Flying and Programming Mini Drones" (2018). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 1203.