ConcepTests were developed by Eric Mazur as a method of improving student conceptual understanding and scores on concept examinations in physics. This has been replicated in other science areas (see http...
An introduction to the cooperative learning model of Johnson, Johnson, and Smith (references cited in the monograph), cooperative learning activities in science and engineering courses, and ways to overcome problems...
"Write Things Worth Reading or Do Things Worth the Writing:" A Dual-Degree Program in Engineering and the Liberal Arts
In recent years, much has been written about the role of liberal education in engineering, especially in light of Engineering Criteria 2000 (EC 2000) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) (for...
The Spaghetti Factor: A Peer Leadership Model for the "Sticking Together" of Untenured Faculty Prior to Their Tenure Decision
New faculty members join academia with great desire and hope to make higher education their life long vocation. Upon entering the halls of ivy, they quickly realize the mutual requirements of professional development,...
Demands and stresses on a dual-career couple can be great. When the couple works in the same department, it starts to become difficult to separate professional and person life. Each dual-career couple must work out...
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