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ACE - A Model Centered REU Program Standing on the Three Legs of CSE: Analysis, Computation and Experiment

Hong P. Liu, Andrei Ludu
2012 Procedia Computer Science  
As a work in progress, the program is planned to run for the next 5 years and to serve for 20-30 undergraduate students who are gifted in mathematics and computing annually.  ...  Nearly one third of the students at ERAU are in Aerospace Engineering (AE) major and most advanced mathematics courses are taken by the students from all sorts of engineering programs.  ...  Outcome and Assessment Plans The outcomes of the ACE program are as follows: Enroll about 20-30 gifted freshmen or sophomores in mathematics and computing for a research oriented seminar course and 6 10  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2012.04.195 fatcat:npcyzzch6zfbrbkxwqrtlzskxi

TEACHING ENGINEERING DESIGN: A HYBRID FRAMEWORK

M. Reza Emami
2011 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
The practical steps are detailed for a full-year design course at the sophmore level.  ...  This paper presents a framework that utilizes both behaviourist and constructivist learning models for teaching engineering design.  ...  Development of A Full-year Design Course for Sophomores Background The Engineering Design course has been part of the second-year syllabus of the Division of Engineering Science at the University of  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.3936 fatcat:kmn5c7wa6ngh5geb6rnma5qnaa

A Taxonomy of College Student Learning Outcomes in China: A Multi-Institutional, Mixed-Method Study

Yuhao Cen
2015 Frontiers of Education in China  
Data for this study is derived from undergraduate survey responses at 21 universities and interviews with 64 seniors at five universities.  ...  Student learning is an integrated whole and takes place in diverse settings in and outside the classroom.  ...  (Wang, male, mechanical engineering major, university A, personal communication, November 9, 2010) x Practical Competence Practical competence related to capacities to manage one's personal affairs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03397088 fatcat:7f7ilyapcfa3bhgttazjttqtxm

Learning in the Laboratory: How Group Assignments Affect Motivation and Performance

John R. Belanger
2016 Journal of Education and Learning  
Seniors of the United States Military Academy at West Point were divided into groups of three or four to complete chemical engineering lab projects during the fall semesters of 2014 and 2015.  ...  science and engineering education.  ...  West Point's chemical engineering cadets made every day in the laboratory fun and www.ccsenet.org/jel Journal of Education and Learning Vol. 5, No. 1; 2016  ... 
doi:10.5539/jel.v5n1p210 fatcat:mjvlm45ulngibiwh4voduoeo6q

Experiential Learning Programs for the Future of Engineering Education

Amy J. Conger, Brian Gilchrist, James Paul Holloway, Aileen Huang-Saad, Volker Sick, Thomas H. Zurbuchen
2010 2010 IEEE Transforming Engineering Education: Creating Interdisciplinary Skills for Complex Global Environments  
; and an international engineering program.  ...  The need for 21 st century engineers to be educated as creative innovators is discussed.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The initiation of the Multidisciplinary Design Program was in part supported by the University of Michigan Provost and College of Engineering as part of a Multidisciplinary Learning and  ... 
doi:10.1109/tee.2010.5508822 fatcat:fsr7uqg545gofmbu7j2b5l2com

Developing a Model of Increasing the Learners' Bilingual Professional Capacity in the Virtual Laboratory Environment

Aleksandra I. Dashkina, Ludmila P. Khalyapina, Aleksandra M. Kobicheva, Maria A. Odinolaya, Dmitri A. Tarkhov
2020 Applied Sciences  
The professional discipline was evaluated once at the end of the semester.  ...  Adopting the CLIL approach changes engineering students' attitudes to learning a foreign language, drums up their academic interest, and strengthens their motivation.  ...  This made it possible to assess the peer interaction and to reduce the testing time. Concluding the experiment, at the end of the semester, students again underwent assessment testing.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10207022 fatcat:aebkzshhrbbm7bjimhde45vxl4

A Celebration, a Wakeup call, and a Vision

Thomas M. Weeks
2002 Journal of Aircraft  
Smetana, North Carolina State University This book is designed to serve as a text at the sophomore level, introducing engineering stu- dents to the general characteristics of flight vehi- cle components  ...  at maintaining a steady engineering workforce.  ... 
doi:10.2514/2.2893 fatcat:2577us5a6rh2tg2oa6tkwhurpy

Organizational Design of Secondary Aviation / Aerospace / Engineering Career Education Programs

2021 Interdisciplinary studies in social sciences – unmasking truths whilst nurturing new possibilities  
Aviation and aerospace jobs require solid backgrounds in mathematics, science, and technology; the development of pre-college aviation / aerospace / engineering career education programs would presumably  ...  The industry will also need engineers, aviation managers, and workers in other aviation and aerospace disciplines.  ...  Aviation and aerospace jobs will require solid backgrounds in mathematics, science, and technology; the development of aviation / aerospace / engineering career education programs would presumably enhance  ... 
doi:10.34097/jeicom-3-1-june21-6 fatcat:e5phcc3abrghjme364bbrzlxg4

"Liberal Education Has Failed": Reading Like an Engineer in 1960s America

Matthew H. Wisnioski
2009 Technology and Culture  
Like diagrams, equations, and models, it has been instilled through credentialed training in the reading of social texts, sometimes guided by engineering faculty and at other times by specialists in the  ...  who engineers should be.  ...  Students received a degree in general engineering, with freshman and sophomore years devoted to the physical sciences, mathematics, and graphics; followed by advanced training in materials, mechanics,  ... 
doi:10.1353/tech.0.0346 fatcat:v7rsiyagq5ctzabvaqxz3ikuoy

Assessing Progress: Evaluating The Effectiveness Of A Three Course Introduction To Aerospace Engineering And Related Curriculum Modifications

Thomas Hannigan, Keith Koenig, Lorenzo Coley, Christopher Hamm
2008 Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
Chris Hamm is a first year graduate teaching assistant in the aerospace engineering laboratories.  ...  He obtained his BS degree in aerospace engineering from Mississippi State University, and is currently enrolled as a candidate for a master of science degree.  ...  Engineering Department Objectives These documents, once compiled and distributed, were used to assess the program as a whole, coupled with feedback from other assessment tools such as end-of-course student  ... 
doi:10.18260/1-2--4253 fatcat:tlxbiitgzjhxfp4nw3nzn2e52q

Gender differences in academic performance in a large public university in Turkey

Meltem Dayioğlu, Serap Türüt-Aşik
2007 Higher Education  
Aerospace Engineering 1.57 (0.19) 2.11 (0.86) 0.351 169 42 Chemical Engineering 2.52 (0.24) 1.94 (0.25) 0.373 242 171 Civil Engineering 2.70 (0.13) 2.18 (0.34) 0.192 756 88 Computer  ...  As mentioned earlier, a whole host of factors affect student achievement. The variable of prime interest for this study is the sex of the student.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10734-005-2464-6 fatcat:cqon62wlubhefplgh2b67s72ia

Assessment of the teaching-learning effectiveness of a freshman design course

J. Schmidt, C.-H. Yang, O. Wilson, G. Zhang
FIE'99 Frontiers in Education. 29th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. Designing the Future of Science and Engineering Education. Conference Proceedings (IEEE Cat. No.99CH37011  
The accreditation process will focus on evaluating the outcomes of the teaching and learning process as engineering programs prepare graduates for the practice of engineering at a professional level.  ...  Although the ABET review is department-based, assessment of the learning outcomes of the students during their freshman and sophomore years is critical for demonstrating an integrated approach for a four  ...  The dedication and contributions made by instructors, students, both graduate and undergraduate, and staff members have made it possible the assessment of learning outcomes for the introductory engineering  ... 
doi:10.1109/fie.1999.840346 fatcat:5mydy63ahvgjncyxxmwk6t3ija

First to Second Year Identity Emergence in Industrial and Chemical Engineering Students

Jacqueline McNeil, Erin Gerber, Gerold Willing, Mary Mills
2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
Mathematics identity has four dimensions: performance, competence, interest, and recognition [11] [12] .  ...  , Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, and Computer Science.  ... 
doi:10.18260/1-2--32843 fatcat:5j6dvice2zdk7fkhz677zadzea

Development Of A Curriculum For Mechanical Engineering Based Upon Intelligent Systems And Automation

William Goodwine, Steven Skaar, Robert Nelson, Mihir Sen, James Mason, Stephen Batill
2002 Annual Conference Proceedings   unpublished
Realizing the need for mechanical engineering programs to adapt to an ever-diversifying competitive world, the University of Notre Dame is developing a new curriculum that includes focused educational  ...  Mechanical Engineering Program Revision As part of its ongoing curriculum-assessment efforts, a decision was made by the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering to integrate into the four years  ...  Sophomore year The sophomore year continues to feature initial exposure to courses in the engineering sciences, specifically Engineering Statics, Engineering Dynamics, and Mechanics of Solids.  ... 
doi:10.18260/1-2--11135 fatcat:ap5upkixerehxjt43kvpb7qvdy

The Secondary-Tertiary Transition in Mathematics. Successful Students in Crisis

Francesca Gregorio, Pietro Di Martino, Paola Iannone
2019 EMS Newsletter  
its areas 2 programs supported by the Région IdF: -DIM MathInnov -PhD 2 t ± 20 laureates / year t 3-year allowances t Net salary: 1 450 € (min) / month plus health insurance Paris Graduate School of Mathematical  ...  engineer at Ponts et Chaussées.  ...  (CAA), especially at university level, aspects of assessment that are germane to mathematics, e.g. how to best assess procedural and/or conceptual understanding in mathematics, and the impact of assessment  ... 
doi:10.4171/news/113/10 fatcat:6dpvl6b3pvblrfbihn2lc7cbra
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