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Mary A Sadowski
Dean of PEC/Professor of CGT
Campus: West Lafayette
As Associate Dean at Purdue University, Dr. Sadowski provides leadership for the School’s strategic initiatives in undergraduate education; serves as coordinator of accrediting activities and initiatives, scholarships, and enrollment management; and provides leadership for activities related to student services. She also serves as a senior member of the dean’s leadership team. Dr. Sadowski has taken an active role in developing a university wide component of Service Engagement and Learning to expand learner-centered, interdisciplinary, and experiential opportunities for students and promote personal growth, leadership, real-world problem solving, career development, and citizenship. She is also a member of the Purdue Discovery Learning Task Force whose primary task is to explore futuristic technologies and strategies for teaching excellence. Prior to becoming an associate dean, Dr. Sadowski was a full professor at both Purdue University and Arizona State University, and currently holds an appointment in the Computer Graphics Department. Her specialty is Computer and Technical Graphics and she has taught a variety of courses including CAD, Web Design, Animation, and Creative Thinking. Her research interests include enhancing visualization skills and creative thinking. She has published over 30 papers, presented over 45 technical papers, 12 workshops, and 4 textbooks.
Refereed Conference Proceedings
Sadowski, M. A. & Birchman, J.A., (2005). Stategies for Bridging Learning Styles. Engineering. Design Graphics Division 60th MidYear Meeting Proceedings, Ft Lauderdale, FL.
Kelley, D. & Sadowski, M.A., (2005) Peer Evaluation within a Team Design. Engineering. Design Graphics Division 60th MidYear Meeting Proceedings, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.