Roland Arter, Ph.D., MBA, MSME, PE
Title: Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Dept/Program: Engineering & Science Technology
Office: Schrank Hall South 123G
Roland K. Arter joined the faculty of Summit College in 2003 as an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology after many years in industry as a research engineer, project manager, marketing product manager and part-time instructor at Cleveland State. He is currently a Professor and explores subjective learning decisions, the interactions between curriculum and learning, and the introduction of new technology into the mechanical engineering technology program.
- Applied Thermal Energy
- Economics of Technology
- Fluid Power
- Intro to Industrial Machine Controls
- Intro to Machinery Design I
- Machinery Design II
- Machinery Design III
- Production Machinery and Processes
- Ph.D. Secondary Education, The University of Akron
- M.B.A. Case Western Reserve University
- M.S. Mechincal Engineering, Cleveland State University
- B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Cleveland State University
- Silverstein, B. R., Arter, R. K. (1999). Analysis techniques and countermeasures for chatter on tandem cold mills and temper mills at LTV Steel. Iron and Steel Engineer, 76(9), 117-120.
- Arter, R. K. (1990). Windograf, Multi-Mode Recorder. Measurement & Control, 24(2), 51-57.
- Arter, R. (2014). Impact of students' subjectivity on learning. Presented at the 2014 Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice (Bergamo), Beavercreek (Dayton), OH.
- Workshop, R. Arter (2013). A third choice: A means of evaluating subjectivity. Conducted at the 2013 ASEE North Central Section Conference, Columbus, OH.
- Arter, R. (2012). The assent to learn among engineering technology students. Presented at the 2012 International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity Conference, Ada, OH.
- Arter, R., Broadway, F., Leafgren, S. (2011). Stories of the assent to learn. Presented at the 2011 Annual Curriculum and Pedagogy Conference, Akron, OH.
- Arter, R. K. (2010). Exploring attitudes towards machine designing. Presented at the 2010 ASEE North Central Section Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
- Arter, R. K. (2009). The Q-sort from hell: Troublesome data processing issues. Presented at the 2009 International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity Conference, St. Louis, MO.
- Arter, R., Ramlo, S. (2009). Understanding learners’ attitudes towards learning. Presented at the 2009 ASEE North Central Section Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.
- Ramlo, S. Thompson, J. Arter, R. (2008). Student views of learning relative to their instructor’s view: A study using Q methodology across several courses. Presented at the 7th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT), Akron, OH.
- Ramlo, S., Thompson, J. Arter, R. (2007). Investigating student views of learning in several different undergraduate classrooms: A study using Q methodology. Presented at OATYC (Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges) Conference, Akron, OH.
- Ramlo, S., Thompson, J., Arter, R., Steiner, R. (2007). A Study of College Classroom Epistemologies using Q-Methodology. Presented at the 6th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT), Akron, OH.
- Ramlo, S., Thompson, J., Arter, R., Steiner, R. (2007). A study of college classroom epistemology using Q-methodology. Presented at the 2007 International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity Conference, Bethesda, MD.
- ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- ASEE- American Society of Engineering Education
- ISSSS - International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity (Q Methodology Research)
- PKD - Phi Kappa Delta