Decisions About Teaching: What Factors Do Engineering Faculty Consider?

Yi-Min Huang, Jessica Yellin, Jennifer Turns
2007 Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
This current research paper uses a cognitive science methodology for investigating the phenomenon of teaching decision making in engineering education. We ask engineering educators to identify two memorable, recent teaching-related decisions in terms of pre-active (planning) and interactive (in-class) stages. They then describe the situation, the process of making the decision, the factors that they took into account, and the outcomes of their teachingrelated decisions. In this paper, we focus
more » ... n time as the one specific factor that emerged across all the participants in this research study.
doi:10.18260/1-2--2203 fatcat:ytk4tpjakbdx7j4hxaq4b5dpbi