These authors will describe their efforts to produce co-op programs of excellence.
This meeting is the annual business meeting for the Council of Sections. All incoming, outgoing, and continuing members of the respective Zone Executive Boards should plan to attend. Other Section members are also welcome to attend.
Papers exploring cognition in design, how students learn design, and how this is affected by how we teach design.
Exploring the discipline of engineering education research.
This is the second session that will discuss new developments in laboratory curricula, facilities, and equipment in ECE education. (The first session is M525.)
A wide array of new ideas for alternative energy courses at every level. We investigate project-based renewable energy for undergrads, modeling tools and applications, student involvement in sustainability, and even an innovative general education course.
Technology is a two-edged sword. While inventions may enhance our quality of life, they also are accompanied by a host of ethical considerations. Presenters explore some of the ethical challenges that technology presents.
Libraries are constantly exploring new ways to expand user access to their resources and services. This session will present strategies libraries are employing with mobile device technologies.
Jason Casden is the Lead for the Digital Services Development group at
the North Carolina State University Libraries, where he develops and
implements scalable digital library applications. He is the technical
lead for the mobile application "WolfWalk," a geo-enhanced guide to
the history of NCSU, as well as for the initial smartphone-enhanced
NCSU Libraries mobile site. Jason is also the project and development
lead for NCSU Libraries' open-source "Suma" project, a tablet-based
physical space usage assessment toolkit. In addition to his recent
mobile services work, h ... (continued)
Ms. Susan K. Boyd
Susan is the Engineering/Math Subject Specialist and Reference Librarian in the University Library at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. She has worked at SCU for 10 years, and prior to starting her academic career, she was Senior Research Specialist at Nortel Networks. Susan received her B.A. and M.L.S from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Prof. Carol A. Brach
Carol is the Engineering Librarian at the University of Notre Dame where she manages the branch library, engineering collections in all disciplines, and is the outreach and instruction liaison for the Notre Dame College of Engineering. Serving as Engineering Librarian since 1998, she is an advocate within the Libraries for funding and new services to support the competitive research agenda of the Notre Dame College of Engineering. Prior to coming to ND, she held a position as a solo corporate engineering librarian. Her MLS is from the University of Pittsburgh. The Notre Dame Engineering Library stri ... (continued)
Mr. Eric M Wilson
Michael Wilson is the engineering and physical sciences librarian at Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville. He has been working as an engineering librarian since 2003. He has previously worked at Texas Tech University, in Lubbock Texas, and Ohio University, in Athens Ohio. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and has a Masters of Science in Library Science, a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering, and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Management Information Systems.
Presentations in this session are on engineering technology graduate education.
Authors present ETAC and ABET outcome assessment methods and models.
This session covers topics relating to electrical engineering technology.
This session will focus on interdisciplinary efforts and learning outcomes assessment in environmental education.
Research studies and investigations of first-year program courses, learning environments, projects, and our students can illuminate for us the ways in which improvements can be made. The papers in this session have varying topics on enhancement programs, mathematics, soft skills, and the effects of blogging.
The various aspects of graduate engineering programs associated with professional practice are addressed in this session.
This session presents papers on a variety of topics pertaining to information systems and computing.
The speakers will present their papers and discuss international experience and innovative learning, comparative analysis of learning styles, accomplishments, and lessons learned.
Come see some new ways to get students interested in engineering using innovative approaches to curriculum.
Engaging all students in pre-college engineering is a promising way to increase the diversity and quality of the engineering workforce. These papers focus on broadening participation by gender, ethnicity, and race.
Papers provide different perspectives on accreditation and outcomes-based education.
Influence of government policy in priming the pipeline for manufacturing engineering and technology programs.
This session focuses on outreach activities and introductory materials engineering courses.
Incorporation of distance learning and tools distributed through the curriculum.
Discussion of innovative techniques of both separate statics and strength of materials courses as well as combined courses.
Papers in this session cover multidisciplinary aspects of capstone projects and international experiences.
This session focuses on the more "unusual" approaches to college and university instruction for engineering.
Papers in this session will discuss individual courses, topics, or assignments within a software engineering curriculum.
The 20 American engineering colleges that comprise KEEN (Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network) are working together to prepare graduates that will benefit people around the world. The colleges are cooperating with each other to instill an entrepreneurial mindset in 100% of their undergraduate engineering students. Customer awareness, business acumen, and societal values are innovatively integrated into a student’s educational experience so that a graduate will be able to:
* Effectively collaborate in a team setting;
* Apply critical and creative thinking to ambiguous problems,
* Construct and ... (continued)
Research projects related to engineering education, systems engineering in industry, course development, and assessment in systems engineering.