Mirna Mattjik is a Teaching Associate Professor in the EDS Division, Cornerstone Design@Mines Program. Mirna is also faculty in the Thorson First Year Honors Program, and part of the inaugural teaching cohort. Mirna's formal education is in industrial technology, international political economy, project management and leadership. Her active research agenda is about improving teaching and learning for engineers and applied scientists - which interests include but not limited to: student-centered teaching and learning, pedagogy in design, honors pedagogy and scholarship, diversity and inclusion in higher education, and ethics in engineering. In the classroom, Mirna strives to encourage students’ intrinsic motivation to learn through modeling authenticity in teaching and learning.
Recent scholarships: Nickoloff Scholar in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Daniels Fund Scholar in Engineering Ethics
Recent accolade: University Innovation Fellows (UIF) Mines Faculty Champion
Megan Sanders is the Senior Assessment Associate at the Trefny Innovative Instruction Center at the Colorado School of Mines. Using her background in educational psychology, she supports faculty in conducting classroom-based research and supports departments in program-level student learning outcome assessment.
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