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Engineering 100: An Introduction to Engineering Systems at the US Air Force Academy

Lynnane George
2007 2007 IEEE International Conference on System of Systems Engineering  
Virginia Tech offers an Engineering Laboratory for first year engineering students.  ...  software to solve problems, communicate solutions, and optimize designs. 4. … clearly communicate the results of their design experience. 5. … understand the importance of engineering to the Air Force  ... 
doi:10.1109/sysose.2007.4304252 dblp:conf/sysose/George07 fatcat:lhzthhwkhvgxlm6vmpqcfpkqey

Challenges in Designing a Mentorship Program for Electrical Engineering Freshmen

Branimir Pejcinovic, Melinda Holtzman
2018 2018 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)  
We are attempting to address these through a mentorship program involving recent alumni working with teams of freshman electrical engineering students.  ...  Mentors are expected to: (i) come to class and speak about their job experience, (ii) meet with their teams early in the term to help them get started with their projects, (iii) provide a mock job or internship  ...  INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND The student experience during the freshman year has been recognized as one of the keys to not only attracting more students into engineering and improving retention, but also  ... 
doi:10.1109/fie.2018.8658482 dblp:conf/fie/PejcinovicH18 fatcat:2lvknkgykfgj3dpmomzfjowfgi

Experiences Translating Project-Based Software Engineering Courses into Online Courses

Srividya K. Bansal, Ajay Bansal
2016 Journal of Engineering Education Transformations  
In this paper we describe the design of three project-centric Software Engineering courses in an undergraduate software engineering program to be delivered online.  ...  The courses were designed with hands-on and project-based activities in a cooperative learning environment using a Software enterprise pedagogical model.  ...  The first course is an introductory programming course, that introduces problem-solving to freshman (1st year) students, titled "CST100: Object-Oriented Software Development".  ... 
doi:10.16920/jeet/2016/v30i2/105442 fatcat:6zydc2kzd5hjjalukvmrbsnejq

The competitive assessment laboratory: introducing engineering design via consumer product benchmarking

A.J. Marchese, R.P. Ramachandran, R.P. Hesketh, J.L. Schmalzel, H.L. Newell
2003 IEEE Transactions on Education  
In the laboratory, multidisciplinary teams of freshman engineering students from each of the four engineering departments perform each of the above tasks on a consumer product.  ...  engineering student enters his or her course of study.  ...  Other institutions have utilized traditional discipline-specific laboratory experiments at the freshman level [7] , while others engage students in discipline-specific freshmen engineering design projects  ... 
doi:10.1109/te.2002.808216 fatcat:377kqcoo2reizcz573k2voeqla

Engineering Design Education: Effect of Mode of Delivery

Kinda Khalaf, Shadi Balawi, George W. Hitt, Mohammad A.M. Siddiqi
2013 International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP)  
This work reports on the gradual transformation from traditional teaching to student-centered, pure problem-based-learning (PBL) in engineering design education.  ...  The aim is to study the effect of the mode of delivery (PBL at various degrees of integration) on engineering design education and design thinking skills, specifically on the development of expert-like  ...  Previous work by the authors [16] , [17] reported on the design, implementation, and assessment of a design-and-build course infused at the freshman level.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijep.v3is2.2447 fatcat:f6nzzh37mbcdvpt5vfdiz2jixm

Online and Design-Based Learning in Sophomore Engineering Mechanics

JOHN LONG, AKIF KAYNAK, MARIANA PAULINO, SIVA CHANDRASEKARAN
2019 International Journal on Innovations in Online Education  
This paper describes how we have applied a new design-and project-based pedagogy to a course in sophomore engineering mechanics for civil and mechanical engineers, both online and on campus.  ...  For many years, Deakin University in Australia has offered a four-year undergraduate engineering degree program; simultaneously online and on campus.  ...  PODBL is an opportunity for the students to experience a self-directed learning experience with an appropriate amount of facilitation.  ... 
doi:10.1615/intjinnovonlineedu.2019029778 fatcat:muiiqulmcbhf7m6ifsrthlvgsq

Department: Chemical Engineering at Villanova University

Dorothy Skaf
2018 2018 Winter Chemical Engineering Education Journal  
The projects address an engineering topic or issue and include rudimentary team-design projects.  ...  The freshman curriculum includes two three-credit classes, Engineering Interdisciplinary Projects I and II, intended to introduce students to engineering and to help them make an informed major selection  ... 
doi:10.18260/2-1-370.660-29472 fatcat:btbeny44kjddxdpn4yoyblmibe

Experiences Translating Project-Based Software Engineering Courses into Online Courses

Srividya K. Bansal, Ajay Bansal
2016 Journal of Engineering Education Transformations  
In this paper we describe the design of three project-centric Software Engineering courses in an undergraduate software engineering program to be delivered online.  ...  The courses were designed with hands-on and project-based activities in a cooperative learning environment using a Software enterprise pedagogical model.  ...  The first course is an introductory programming course, that introduces problemsolving to freshman (1 st year) students, titled "CST100: Object-Oriented Software Development".  ... 
doi:10.16920/jeet/2016/v0i0/85664 fatcat:wg5k3mx2xvcivdp7rjoa5lrc4u

An Integrated Approach To Recruiting And Retaining Appalachian Engineering Students

Gary Winn, Robin Hensel, Reagan Curtis, Lydotta M. Taylor, Gene Cilento
2011 American Journal of Engineering Education  
an "engineering identity" as a cultural norm.  ...  <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;"> </span>While freshman retention has improved remarkably to an all time high of 84%, we conclude that it may take longer than five years to establish among youth in Appalachia  ...  ® ), and Visual Basic ® software; practiced time management and study skills; and engaged in ACT/SAT preparation, "what to expect from the first year of college" discussions, and honest Q & A sessions  ... 
doi:10.19030/ajee.v2i2.6634 fatcat:iixwhyc3lzgt3b63pi75c6bwqu

Incorporating augmented reality content in Engineering Design Graphics materials

Jorge Dorribo-Camba, Manuel Contero
2013 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)  
with Freshman Engineering students.  ...  In general, students had a very positive reaction when first presented with the materials and showed an optimistic attitude while interacting with the content.  ...  The results of a pilot usability study of our system conducted with freshman engineering students are also reported. II.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fie.2013.6684784 dblp:conf/fie/Dorribo-CambaC13 fatcat:cujo77mm2fhbjnbs77732wv6ey

SERVICE LEARNING: A POWERFUL APPROACH TO THE INTRODUCTION OF ENGINEERING DESIGN FOR FRESHMAN

Jean Brousseau, Abderrazak El Ouafi, Suzie Loubert
2011 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
The approach was introduced in an existing, first year, first semester, design course.  ...  Service learning is a very interesting pedagogical approach for engineering education. It can be used in most engineering courses, but it fits well in a project-based design course.  ...  The sequence of project-based design courses, which are an important part (the sixth) of UQAR's engineering programs, begins in the first semester with a course entitled «Engineering, Design, and Communication  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.3790 fatcat:aisxng4je5b4ppwrvvejtm4fge

E-Portfolios for Developing Transferable Skills in a Freshman Engineering Course

Nicholas L. Carroll, Lina Markauskaite, Rafael A. Calvo
2007 IEEE Transactions on Education  
Findings from a survey-based study, which investigated students' beliefs about reflective learning and their expectations and experiences related to the task and open-source tool, are reported.  ...  This paper describes an approach to develop these and other transferable skills through individual and collaborative reflective learning using an open-source software.  ...  EVALUATION A. Context Dotfolio was trialed in a freshman year course called "Professional Engineering". As a part of the course assessment, students were required to maintain a reflective logbook.  ... 
doi:10.1109/te.2007.907554 fatcat:cigazgomp5cnxgsau2tglgrgw4

IDEAS: Interdisciplinary Design Engineering and Service

Ruth E Davis, Shoba Krishnan, Tonya L Nilsson, Patti Fylling Rimland
2014 International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering  
Student self-assessments of skills gained shows the course to be successful in providing engineering design experience and soft skills as well as professional sense of the positive societal impact of engineering  ...  IDEAS supports senior design projects, an interdisciplinary course on community-based projects, as well as extra-curricular projects through various student organizations.  ...  Acknowledgments for Funding Received This research, course and infrastructure development was supported in part by two National Science Foundation grants (DUE-0431975 and CCLI-0737110).  ... 
doi:10.24908/ijsle.v0i0.5546 fatcat:6zytbjjwpbakbi7n3mxmcrubqy

AN INNOVATIVE BRIDGE COURSE TO ENHANCE RETENTION IN ENGINEERING PROGRAMS

2020 Issues in Information Systems  
This paper describes a freshman-year two-semester bridge course implemented in the engineering program of a teaching-focused university.  ...  The goal of the bridge course was to prepare new undergraduate engineering students in their first-year in order to help them successfully complete their technical degree, thereby improving retention in  ...  This innovative "Bridge Course" was a two-semester course (Engineering Fundamentals 1 and 2) that assisted freshman-year students to make a transition to the academic rigor of an engineering program.  ... 
doi:10.48009/3_iis_2020_83-94 fatcat:cxyytdxhxnea3ibkqraeiewcny

The Importance of Collaborative Design for Narrowing the Gender Gap in Engineering: An Analysis of Engineering Identity Development in Elementary Students

Mandy McLean, Jasmine M. Nation, Alexis Spina, Tyler Susko, Danielle Harlow, Julie Bianchini
2020 Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research  
First, working with peers encouraged students who were initially uninterested in engineering, the majority of whom were girls, to join the program and helped them to engage in the activities.  ...  First, working with peers encouraged students who were initially uninterested in engineering, the majority of whom were girls, to join the program and helped them to engage in the activities.  ...  The elementary students, referred to in the program as junior engineers, partnered with engineering students enrolled in a freshman (first-year) mechanical engineering design course at the nearby university  ... 
doi:10.7771/2157-9288.1210 fatcat:3vmhywttffbcfmrz2yk6gyipwe
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