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2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE) (1996)
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Nov. 6, 1996 to Nov. 9, 1996
ISBN: 0-7803-3348-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

A microprocessor trainer simulator (Abstract)

W.P. Lovegrove , Bob Jones Univ., Greenville, SC, USA
pp. 506-509

Teaching top-down design using VHDL and CPLD (Abstract)

M. Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 514-517

Student use of harmonic analysis meters in an undergraduate power laboratory (Abstract)

T.L. Skvarenina , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Technol., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 518-522

Developing laboratory exercises for advanced welding course (Abstract)

M.M. Tomovic , Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 531-533

Power electronics laboratory using PSpice (Abstract)

M.H. Rashid , Dept. of Electr. Eng., King Fahd Univ. of Pet. & Miner., Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
pp. 534-537

Using Windows NT in a student computer lab (Abstract)

W.J. Adams , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., US Mil. Acad., West Point, NY, USA
pp. 538-540

Engineering with liberal and technical education (ELITE) (Abstract)

Suvrajeet Sen , Dept. of Syst. & Ind. Eng., Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. 545-548

Distance education: trends and redefinition (Abstract)

M. Simonson , Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 549-552

Distance education: what the literature says works (Abstract)

C. Schlosser , Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 553-555

Effective techniques for distance education instruction (Abstract)

S.E. Smaldino , Northern Iowa Univ., Cedar Falls, IA, USA
pp. 556-559

Evaluation of distance education instruction: an evaluation case study (Abstract)

C.K. Sorensen , Res. Inst. for Studies in Educ., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 560-564

The role of universities in K-12 Internet access (Abstract)

E. Rude , Pocatello High Sch., ID, USA
pp. 565-567

Approaches to dissemination of experimental programs (Abstract)

L. Trilling , Inst. of Learning & Teaching, MIT, MA, USA
pp. 572-574

Meeting educational and outcome assessment requirements of Criteria 2000 (Abstract)

N.M. Schmitt , Coll. of Eng., Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville, AR, USA
pp. 579-583

Development of outcome assessments at WPI (Abstract)

W.W. Durgin , Worcester Polytech. Inst., MA, USA
pp. 584-587

Teaching digital control and filtering using MATLAB and VisSim (Abstract)

R.G. Jacquot , Coll. of Eng., Wyoming Univ., Laramie, WY, USA
pp. 591-594

Utilizing SIMULINK and MATLAB in a graduate nonlinear systems analysis course (Abstract)

A. Azemi , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 595-598

Utilizing MATLAB in undergraduate electric circuits courses (Abstract)

A. Azemi , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 599-602

A MATLAB software tool for the introduction of speech coding fundamentals in a DSP course (Abstract)

E. Painter , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 603-608

Teaching electronics with MATLAB (Abstract)

J.O. Attia , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Prairie View A&M Univ., TX, USA
pp. 609-611

Chemical stoichiometry using MATLAB (Abstract)

P.K. Anderson , Dept. of Freshman Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 612-615

Communication signal analysis using MATLAB (Abstract)

T.R. Garcia , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Technol., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 616-619

Turbocharging MATLAB/sup R/ for the classroom (Abstract)

C. Kmiecik , Dept. of Eng., US Coast Guard Acad., New London, CT, USA
pp. 620-623

An interactive MATLAB-based tool for teaching classical systems and controls (Abstract)

A.A. Rodriguez , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 624-627

Transforming the way we teach laboratories: a student data acquisition system (Abstract)

C.G. Braun , Div. of Eng., Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. 633-636

A multidisciplinary junior level laboratory course in dynamic data acquisition (Abstract)

S.A. McInerny , Coll. of Eng., Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
pp. 637-640

Designing undergraduate optoelectronic laboratories: a unique senior design project (Abstract)

C.J. Theesfeld , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, USA
pp. 641-645

An optoelectronic laboratory for first year students (Abstract)

C.H. Goldwein , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, USA
pp. 646-650

An integrated engineering systems laboratory (Abstract)

N.T. Middleton , Div. of Eng., Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. 651-655

The utilization of a mobile computing environment in undergraduate education (Abstract)

H.R. Jacobs , Coll. of Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
pp. 656-658

Helping faculty develop new asynchronous learning environments (Abstract)

H.R. Jacobs , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 659-662

Curriculum reform at Rensselaer (Abstract)

H.R. Jacobs , Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 663-666

Computers in support of conceptual learning (Abstract)

Z. Fazarinc , Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, CA, USA
pp. 672-675

Physics to go: Web-based tutorials for CoLoS physics simulations (Abstract)

R. Cole , Dept. of Phys., California Univ., Davis, CA, USA
pp. 681-683

Collisions (2D) between diatomic molecules (Abstract)

E. Martin , Dept. de Fisica, Murcia Univ., Spain
pp. 684-687

Using OpenDoc to create low-cost physics simulation tools for secondary and higher education (Abstract)

S. Tooker , Dept. of Phys., California Univ., Davis, CA, USA
pp. 688-689

Integrating manufacturing into a computer systems design course: industrial collaboration and design technology (Abstract)

W. Burleson , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. 690-694

An interdisciplinary solar energy project (Abstract)

W.J. Hutzel , Dept. of Mech. Eng. Technol., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 695-698

Teaching industrial robotics using multidisciplinary product design projects (Abstract)

K.L. Kitto , Manuf. Eng. Technol., Western Washington Univ., Bellingham, WA, USA
pp. 699-702

Teaching IPPD and teamwork in an engineering design course (Abstract)

B. MacKay , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Connecticut Univ., Storrs, CT, USA
pp. 703-706

Entrepreneurship in electrical engineering education (Abstract)

M.S. Looney , Interpoint Corp., Redmond, WA, USA
pp. 707-710

On the use of hardware description languages in teaching VLSI design courses (Abstract)

A. Sagahyroon , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Northern Arizona Univ., Fremont, CA, USA
pp. 713-716

An instructional system for computer and information literacy (Abstract)

Jianping Zhang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Utah State Univ., Logan, UT, USA
pp. 717-720

Computer-assisted instruction for a first course in computer science (Abstract)

R. Carver , Dept. of Comput. Sci., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
pp. 721-724

A simulator to train for finite state machine design (Abstract)

D. Ponts , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. 725-729

Multimedia hypertext on the WWW and its use in education (Abstract)

K.R. Desai , Intel Corp., Santa Clara, CA, USA
pp. 730-734

Curriculum granularity (Abstract)

B.L. Crynes , Coll. of Eng., Oklahoma Univ., Norman, OK, USA
pp. 740-744

Innovation in engineering education at the University of Wisconsin (Abstract)

J.G. Bollinger , Coll. of Eng., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
pp. 745-748

The effectiveness of classroom technology in small engineering institutions (Abstract)

U.R. Nejib , Sch. of Sci. & Eng., Wilkes Univ., Pennsylvania, PA, USA
pp. 749-752

Gateway coalition: bringing it together (Abstract)

E. Fromm , Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 753-761

An NSF pilot project on minority student retention (Abstract)

F. Khan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Brownsville, TX, USA
pp. 762-766

A study of female academic performance in mechanical engineering (Abstract)

J.C. Chen , Dept. of Mech. Eng., North Carolina A&T State Univ., Greensboro, NC, USA
pp. 779-782

An inexpensive corrosion laboratory experiment suitable for all ages (Abstract)

J.R. Williams , Purdue Univ. Statewide Technol., Kokomo, IN, USA
pp. 783-787

Industry partnerships with university engineering and technology programs; a mutually beneficial relationship (Abstract)

R. Kopp , Statewide Technol. Programs, Purdue Univ., New Albany, IN, USA
pp. 788-790

Is the role of applied programming languages changing? (Abstract)

J.W. Honchell , Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 791-794

An engineering technology graduate course in manufacturability: applying design and manufacturing knowledge (Abstract)

R.G. Bruce , Sch. of Technol., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 795-797

A solution to the problem of registration of engineering technologists (Abstract)

D.W. Yates , Louisiana Tech. Univ., Ruston, LA, USA
pp. 798-801

Managing resistance to classroom and student-learning assessment: lessons learned from the past (Abstract)

C.L. Tomovic , Sch. of Technol., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 802-805

Manufacturing engineering as an experimental science (Abstract)

M.F. DeHerrera , Polytech. Univ., Brooklyn, NY, USA
pp. 814-817

Email and the Internet as a teaching tool: a critical perspective (Abstract)

P.T. Martin , Dept. of Civil & Environ. Eng., Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT, USA
pp. 823-825

The national alternative fuels training program (Abstract)

A.M. Smith , West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
pp. 826-829

Building little bridges to help students succeed (Abstract)

J.M. Gregory , Coll. of Eng., Texas Tech. Univ., Lubbock, TX, USA
pp. 830-832

The remote advisory service at Aberystwyth (Abstract)

M. Ratcliffe , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK
pp. 833-837

Fifty-one mini case studies for engineering ethics and professionalism (Abstract)

R. Howard , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California State Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 838-841

Self-esteem: the keystone of learning? (Abstract)

F. Gaston , Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Birmingham Univ., UK
pp. 842-845

Re-engineering technical education in industry through interactive multimedia computer-based training (Abstract)

Y. Kennedy , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Clark Atlanta Univ., GA, USA
pp. 846-850

The *VJ instructional multimedia testbed systems: recent experiences in development and utilization (Abstract)

D.G. Meyer , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 851-855

Utilizing electronic course management systems in engineering education (Abstract)

R.H. Bamberger , Sch. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA, USA
pp. 859-862

Real-time classroom feedback via a computer network (Abstract)

E.R. Doering , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. 868-870

Teaching EE circuits I lab with Labview (Abstract)

C.E. Nunnally , Bradley Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 871-873

Didactic teaching to experiential project-based learning: completing the four year enterprise engineering transform (Abstract)

R.W. Brown , Dept. of Commun. & Electron. Eng., RMIT Univ., Melbourne, Vic., Australia
pp. 878-881

Workplace changes and engineering education reform (Abstract)

E.W. Ernst , South Carolina Univ., Columbia, SC, USA
pp. 882-885

Developing a longitudinal evaluation program for a leadership minor (Abstract)

R.M. Marra , Coll. of Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 895-899

Design of an introductory engineering course (Abstract)

K.A. Smith , Dept. of Civil Eng., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 900-904

DTeC-a technology-based freshman design course sequence (Abstract)

G. Sackman , Thomas J. Watson Sch. of Eng & Appl. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
pp. 905-908

Multimedia development for engineering design projects (Abstract)

L. Frair , Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
pp. 919-922

Information Science Engineering Program (Abstract)

D.K. Lidtke , Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
pp. 925

Freshman design projects: a university/community program providing assistive technology devices (Abstract)

M.J. Piket-May , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. 926-929

Effects on students of a freshman engineering design course (Abstract)

S.S. Courter , Learning through Evaluation, Adaptation & Dissemination Center, Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
pp. 930-933

New directions for a junior-level projects course (Abstract)

T.W. Schultz , Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 938-940

A simple graphical method for testing 2-D stability (Abstract)

C.S. Gargour , Ecole de Technol. Superieure, Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 941-944

Application of simulation techniques in teaching reliability concepts (Abstract)

T. Anagnos , Dept. of Civil Eng. & Appl. Mech., San Jose State Univ., CA, USA
pp. 950-953

Interdisciplinary engineering education: a problem-oriented approach (Abstract)

V.N. Vasiliev , State Inst. of Fine Mech. & Opt., St.-Petersburg, Russia
pp. 954-957

From conservation to Kirchhoff: getting started in circuits with conservation and accounting (Abstract)

B.A. Black , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. 962-965

PC's and micro-controllers in mechatronics education (Abstract)

S. Devasia , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT, USA
pp. 966-969

A new perspective on engineering education in mechatronics age (Abstract)

O. Kaynak , Bogazici Univ., Istanbul, Turkey
pp. 970-974

Preparing the leaders for mechatronics education (Abstract)

S.E. Alptekin , Dept. of Ind. & Manuf. Eng., Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
pp. 975-979

Mechatronics: an interdisciplinary course for engineering students (Abstract)

M.A. Seif , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Tuskegee Univ., AL, USA
pp. 980-984

Telemedicine in Utah: the Rural Utah Telemedicine Pilot Project (Abstract)

M.J. Petersen , Telemedicine Outreach Program, Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT, USA
pp. 986-989

Using the staff meeting format to teach oral communications (Abstract)

B.M. Olds , Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. 990-993

Evaluating oral presentations in engineering classes (Abstract)

J.E. Sharp , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN, USA
pp. 994-997

Facelifts for visual aids (Abstract)

M.A. Dyrud , Dept. of Commun., Oregon Inst. of Technol., Klamath Falls, OR, USA
pp. 998-1000

Development of a wide area network collaborative workspace for medical information (Abstract)

J.L. Phelps , M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas Univ., Houston, TX, USA
pp. 985vol.2-1000

Author Index (Abstract)

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