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Puzzle solver accelerators make excellent capstone design projects

Soheil Ghiasi, Matin Hashemi, Volodymyr Khibin, Faisal Khan
2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Systems Education  
We present a computer engineering capstone design project course focused on accelerating intensive computations via integration of application-specific co-processors with digital processor systems.  ...  We propose utilization of puzzle solvers as attractive, scalable and simple-to-understand applications to engage students with practicing a number of fundamental concepts in algorithm design, HW-SW co-design  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to thank Altera for the generous donation of FPGA boards and design software, which enabled us to offer this course.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mse.2011.5937082 dblp:conf/mse/GhiasiHKK11 fatcat:vxf3c6r625gynkvkdiq6rz4dbe

Innovation in Information Systems Education-I Accelerated Systems Analysis And Design With Appreciative Inquiry - An Action Learning Approach

Michel Avital
2005 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
The Accelerated Systems Analysis and Design with Appreciative Inquiry Workshop revolves around a genuine system design project, which provides an opportunity to apply the latest systems analysis and design  ...  One of the challenges in teaching information systems analysis and design is setting up experiential learning projects in which students can apply and reinforce the theories and techniques they acquired  ...  WORKSHOP ASSESSMENT The live project provides students with firsthand experience of systems analysis and design, and enables each participant to make a difference.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.01517 fatcat:kwogl4i67ba27bbpsnul2by2ky

Curricular Content of the Marketing Component for Nonprofit Management Programs: The Practitioner Perspective

Walter Wymer, Adrian Sargeant, Wendy Scaife, Kym Madden
2008 Journal of Public Affairs Education  
the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on an earlier version of this article, to Brady Baybeck (my former GIS instructor), and to Jim Weatherby, who was willing to give the clientoriented project  ...  But the role of the ceremonial speech ( Figure 5 , step 10) may be puzzling.  ...  It specifically teaches students how to design research projects.  ... 
doi:10.1080/15236803.2008.12001524 fatcat:oolkasoknbgfppmvxyogcbq3de

Book Review: The AMA Handbook of Project Management, Third EditionThe AMA Handbook of Project Management, Third Edition by DinsmorePaul C. and BrewinJeannette CabanisAMACOM Books, 2010, ISBN: 9780814415429, hardcover, 521 pp., $75.95 Member, $79.95 Nonmember

Kenneth H. Rose, J. Davidson Frame
2011 Project Management Journal  
In fact, a case can be made that integration is the capstone skill for excellent project managers-the skill that, more than any other, reflects the project management role.  ...  that the whole puzzle represents).  ...  and tools to making the world a better place for all.  ... 
doi:10.1002/pmj.20246 fatcat:vfhfgtrmcvg47ifugaeaaqkbea

A Defense of (s)crappy Robots [article]

Ryan Jenkins, Mairéad Hurley, Eva Durall, Sebastian Martin
2020 Zenodo  
In this hands-on workshop, participants will engage in making scrappy DIY robots out of everyday materials that are not designed to work perfectly.  ...  Participants will collaborate with others on the design of the machine and share their prototype with the rest of the group.  ...  Project: "The Fibonacci Project -Disseminating Inquiry-Based Science and Mathematics Education in Europe".  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5501878 fatcat:snjtztj37fbbpeszscwhk63uj4

Shifting to blended online learning and its impact on student performance: A case study for students enrolled in economic courses prior to COVID-19 emergency remote instruction

Dorina Tila, City University of New York (CUNY) Kingsborough Community College
2020 e-mentor  
The usefulness of such results may extend to US higher education institutions to help them make data-informed decisions about their future investments in online teaching modalities and course design in  ...  Including skills into our classes that promote teamwork, oral and verbal communications can make our students more marketable in the global economy that they will be facing when they enter the IT workforce  ...  Each phase leads into the next one, with the overall capstone project being kept in focus.  ... 
doi:10.15219/em86.1483 fatcat:pemtghchcrhmfgcb6r36fjy4ee

School Posters Presented at the 120th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Chicago, Illinois, July 13-17, 2019

2019 American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education  
Students were given 40 minutes to solve six puzzles related to diabetes management in hospital and clinic settings.  ...  Critical reflection and civic learning were incorporated in the community engagement project and developing active citizenship was emphasized as a way to make a local -global connection in global health  ...  Objective To outline the scope and current practice of adaptive learning technology (ALT) as a personalized learning strategy at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy (UMSOP) and to project  ... 
doi:10.5688/ajpe7626 fatcat:mhfms6wxwzdljjubpe7wusywsi

Design and Development of Compressed Air Controller Tire Inflation System (CACTIS) Using a System Engineering Approach and Elements of the KEEN Framework

John Santiago, Jing Guo
2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
Capstone Course Description The capstone design is a two-course, sequence for students to integrate into product design teams comprising engineering, engineering technology and logistics.  ...  design projects can be expanded to have more relevant value for the marketplace.  ...  The capstone project is the Compressed Air Controller Tire Inflation System (C.A.C.T.I.S.).  ... 
doi:10.18260/1-2--32593 fatcat:hzqgkhkprfan5mqatt2ukdur4m

On Ice

J. E. McNutt, W. D. Kingery
1961 Science  
His work, like the capstone of a pyramid, rests upon the work of others.  ...  analysis of the General Problem Solver.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.134.3495.2007-a pmid:17759257 fatcat:px4dweki3ra4pnpipikugiafn4

On Ice

James E. McNutt
1961 Science  
His work, like the capstone of a pyramid, rests upon the work of others.  ...  analysis of the General Problem Solver.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.134.3495.2007-b fatcat:hw2nvfloxbf6tfl3pfizpi7x5m

Using complexity to protect elections

Piotr Faliszewski, Edith Hemaspaandra, Lane A. Hemaspaandra
2010 Communications of the ACM  
His most recent project is the Varnish Http accelerator, which is used to speed up large Web sites such as facebook. © 2010 acm 0001-0782/10/1100 $10.00 For workloads with abundant parallelism, GPUs deliver  ...  This motivates us to look toward an excellent general goal: finding a dichotomy theorem that in one fell swoop pinpoints what it is about an election system that makes it vulnerable to manipulation or  ...  All readers are encouraged to submit prospective puzzles for future columns to puzzled@cacm.acm.org.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1839676.1839696 fatcat:hbqpm5boabe3jcpa4jcs7czf6y

Teaching Artists and the Future of Education

Nick Rabkin
2012 Teaching Artist Journal  
Initial research, fundraising, and other preparation for the project were conducted there, and I am indebted to the  ...  Acknowledgements Planning for the Teaching Artist Research Project began at the Center for Arts Policy at Columbia College Chicago, where I was the executive director, in 2006.  ...  Required classes include learning theory, professional practices, a teaching methods/practicum, child development, arts integration and collaboration, program assessment, and a capstone project.  ... 
doi:10.1080/15411796.2012.630633 fatcat:pczh35idcbeehpz2ubz3ezssha

Discipline-Based Education Research: Understanding and Improving Learning in Undergraduate Science and Engineering

Susan Singer, Karl A. Smith
2013 Journal of Engineering Education  
Engineering design, like all complex subjects, requires repeated exposure rather than a single intense immersion or two (e.g., freshman engineering, capstone design) (Cabrera, Colbeck, and Terenzini,  ...  , short-or long-term residence programs, capstone field camps at the undergraduate level, and group or individual field projects at the undergraduate or graduate level (Butler, 2008; Whitmeyer, Mogk,  ...  His largest current project is the creation and study of a learning environment supporting a new way to teach: Student-Centered  ... 
doi:10.1002/jee.20030 fatcat:j7d5ikhbf5ba5lnksjot33anqa

Realizing the dream of flight: biographical essays in honor of the centennial of flight, 1903-2003

2006 ChoiceReviews  
Most importantly, perhaps, they respected LeMay's prowess as an innovator and problem-solver.  ...  The Douglas C-54 (military designation for the DC-4), after becoming operational in 1942, accelerated the revolution in air travel inaugurated by ATC operations.  ...  The capstone of Project Mercury was the 15-16 May 1963 flight of Gordon Cooper, who circled Earth 22 times in 34 hours.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.43-5864 fatcat:o35u4ipbzjcp5ffduftffrd22a

Parameters – Full Issue – Winter 2019

USAWC Parameters
2019 Parameters  
The capstone MX400 Officership Course is now formally embedded in the core curriculum and includes a new "Integrative Challenge" designed to give cadet teams complex problems to solve that depend on their  ...  In summary, the commission was clear the Norwegian contribution was a very small piece in a very large puzzle: Norway could make little overall difference in Afghanistan.  ...  The purpose of the US Army War College at this time in our nation's history is to produce graduates who are skilled critical thinkers and complex problem solvers in the global application of landpower.  ... 
doi:10.55540/0031-1723.2666 fatcat:plflrunbdjd3fews2c4k7js3eq
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