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2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE) (1997)
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Nov. 5, 1997 to Nov. 8, 1997
ISBN: 0-7803-4086-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Women In Engineering: Journeys To Success (Abstract)

S. Wood , Savannah River Technology Center
pp. 1

No universal constants: journeys of women in engineering (Abstract)

S. Ambrose , Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 3-9vol.1

Frontiers In Education 1997 (Abstract)

pp. i-xxvii

Women In Engineering: A Personal Success Story (Abstract)

C. Coleman , National Aeronautics and Space Administration
pp. 10

Using MATLAB in a graduate electrical engineering optimal control course (Abstract)

A. Azemi , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Penn State Univ., Malvern, PA, USA
pp. 13-17vol.1

Electronics lab bench in a laptop: using Electronics Workbench/sup (R/) to enhance learning in an introductory circuits course (Abstract)

E.R. Doering , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. 18-21vol.1

Development of electroscience curriculum for Greenfield Coalition (Abstract)

N. Al-Holou , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Detroit Univ., MI, USA
pp. 28-33vol.1

Faculty collaboration and course coordination in geographically dispersed campuses (Abstract)

D. Sathianathan , Coll. of Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 34-37vol.1

A team centered grading system based primarily on the team's performance (Abstract)

R. Martinazzi , Eng. Technol. Div., Pittsburgh Univ., Johnstown, PA, USA
pp. 43-47vol.1

Using multimedia and cooperative learning in and out of class (Abstract)

W.M. Clark , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Worcester Polytech. Inst., MA, USA
pp. 48-52vol.1

Affinity groups: a framework for developing workplace skills (Abstract)

A.Q. Gates , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. 53-56vol.1

Academic excellence by the Telemark Model of cooperative learning (Abstract)

T. Clausen , Telemark State Univ., Porsgrunn, Norway
pp. 57-61vol.1

Retention: are students good predictors? [engineering education] (Abstract)

M.R. Anderson-Rowland , Coll. of Eng. & Appl. Sci., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 62-70vol.1

"Live and Learn" program for recruitment/retention (Abstract)

W.L. Cooley , Coll. of Eng. & Mineral Resources, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
pp. 80-82vol.1

A method for teaching problem assessment [engineering education] (Abstract)

J.A. Stuart , Dept. of Ind., Welding, & Syst. Eng., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 83-87vol.1

Testing a problem solving paradigm [engineering education] (Abstract)

W. Venable , Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
pp. 88-90vol.1

Portfolio assessment in aerodynamics [engineering education] (Abstract)

N.J. Mourtos , Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., San Jose State Univ., CA, USA
pp. 91-94vol.1

Transformation: from teacher-centered to student-centered engineering education (Abstract)

G.D. Catalano , United States Mil. Acad., West Point, NY, USA
pp. 95-100vol.1

Supplemental instruction benefits students in an introductory engineering course (Abstract)

T. Webster , Learning Center, Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 101-108vol.1

A model for implementing "Supplemental Instruction" in engineering (Abstract)

R.M. Marra , Coll. of Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 109-115vol.1

A learning model that develops students' active learning and reflective practices (Abstract)

E.L. Haslam , Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 116-120vol.1

Sloan Foundation Initiatives at Purdue University: longitudinal results [engineering education] (Abstract)

E.M. Wadsworth , Dept. of Freshman Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 144-148vol.1

A comprehensive, integrated three-semester software engineering sequence (Abstract)

D.J. Bagert , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Tech. Univ., Lubbock, TX, USA
pp. 150-153vol.1

Adjusting the instruction of the personal software process to improve student participation (Abstract)

L.A. Williams , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT, USA
pp. 154-156vol.1

Parachuting software engineering practices into the hostile environment of 4th year final term (Abstract)

M.R. Smith , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Calgary Univ., Alta., Canada
pp. 157-161vol.1

Integrating the Personal Software Process (PSP) across the undergraduate curriculum (Abstract)

M. Towhidnejad , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Embry-Riddle Aeronaut. Univ., Daytona Beach, FL, USA
pp. 162-168vol.1

Teaching design while constructing a 100-watt audio amplifier (Abstract)

J. Joseph , Oral Roberts Univ., Tulsa, OK, USA
pp. 170-172vol.1

An automated data collection exercise: capacitance position sensor (Abstract)

J. Joseph , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Eng. Sci., Loyola Coll., Baltimore, MD, USA
pp. 173-175vol.1

A design exercise for electives in control systems (Abstract)

M.S. Fadali , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nevada Univ., Reno, NV, USA
pp. 176-179vol.1

Capstone term project for control systems curriculum (Abstract)

L.M. Hideg , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Lawrence Tech. Univ., MI, USA
pp. 180-183vol.1

A criteria-based course and instructor evaluation system: recent experiences in development and utilization (Abstract)

D.G. Meyer , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 185-192vol.1

A model for peer and student involvement in course assessment (Abstract)

S. Sheppard , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Stanford Univ., CA, USA
pp. 193-200vol.1

A new, studio based, multimedia dynamic systems course: does it really work? (Abstract)

M.T. Glinkowski , Sch. of Eng., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 201-206vol.1

Electronic conferencing in undergraduate engineering classes (Abstract)

V.A. Burrows , Dept. of Chem. Bio. & Mat. Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 207-210vol.1

Using active learning to teach technical and non-technical skills in the same course (Abstract)

R. Martinazzi , Eng. Technol. Div., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 211-213vol.1

Cross-functional teaming in a capstone engineering design course (Abstract)

D.T. Rover , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 215-219vol.1

What do you do when your students want to lead? (Abstract)

K. Bester , Coll. of Eng. Students, Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
pp. 220-224vol.1

Status and issues in international accreditation of computer science and engineering programs (Abstract)

W.K. King , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Houston Univ., TX, USA
pp. 225-226vol.1

An AS engineering degree program via ALN (Abstract)

J. Sener , Extended Learning Inst., North Virginia Community Coll., Annandale, VA., USA
pp. 227-232vol.1

Using networked tools to enhance student success rates in large classes (Abstract)

E. Kashy , Dept. of Phys. & Astron., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 233-237vol.1

An innovative approach to asynchronous learning using Mallard: application of Java applets in a freshman course (Abstract)

C.R. Graham , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 238-244vol.1

Two examples of asynchronous learning programs for professional development (Abstract)

A.D. Stuart , Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 256-260vol.1

A Portfolio Potpourri (Abstract)

B.M. Olds , Colorado School of Mines
pp. 261

The use of portfolios for outcomes assessment [engineering education] (Abstract)

B.M. Olds , Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. 262-266vol.1

Portfolio assessment for promotion and tenure: three assessment challenges [education] (Abstract)

M.A. Dyrud , Commun. Dept., Oregon Inst. of Technol., Klamath Falls, OR., USA
pp. 267-271vol.1

Using portfolios in the classroom (Abstract)

J.E. Sharp , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN, USA
pp. 272-279vol.1

An inverted computing curriculum: preparing graduates to build quality systems (Abstract)

A.J. LaSalle , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Syst., American Univ., Washington, DC, USA
pp. 280-284vol.1

Introducing computer science fundamentals before programming (Abstract)

R.L. Shackelford , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 285-289vol.1

TQM and collaborative learning: a perfect match (Abstract)

L. Null , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA., USA
pp. 290-294vol.1

Using the web to enhance education (Abstract)

A.J. Turner , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 295-298vol.1

Study of a group project model in computer science (Abstract)

C.E. Willis , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Worcester Polytech. Inst., MA, USA
pp. 299-303vol.1

Issues when using company sponsored projects to provide a design experience for students (Abstract)

D.L. Dekker , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. 304-306vol.1

An approach to developing partnerships with industry [in education] (Abstract)

M.S. Munoz , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 307-309vol.1

An experience on Industry-University collaborative research (Abstract)

K.J. Nasr , Dept. of Mech. Eng., GMI Eng. & Manage. Inst., Flint, MI, USA
pp. 317-320vol.1

Using computer assisted collaborative learning to improve distance education (Abstract)

N.A. Pendergrass , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Univ. of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, USA
pp. 321-324vol.1

Innovations in a global distance education program (Abstract)

K. Randall , Dept. of Defense Educ. Activity, Manage. Inf. Syst., Arlington, VA., USA
pp. 339-342vol.1

Distance education-sources and control of air pollution (Abstract)

R.J. Heinsohn , Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 343-347vol.1

Using student-created multimedia programs to teach design and communications (Abstract)

S.B. Fellows , State Univ. of New York, Binghamton, NY, USA
pp. 348-349vol.1

Capstone design course in chemical engineering (Abstract)

G. Maffia , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Widener Univ., Chester, PA, USA
pp. 355-362vol.1

Statewide endorsement of design in Washington (Abstract)

R.W. Crain , Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA, USA
pp. 363-365vol.1

Technology and You: an engineering service course for non-engineering students (Abstract)

M.N.O. Sadiku , Electr. & Comput. Eng. Dept., Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 379-382vol.1

A senior-level engineering course that meets general education requirements (Abstract)

K.A. Kramer , Dept. of Eng., San Diego Univ., CA, USA
pp. 383-386vol.1

Integrating engineering and technology into a core curriculum (Abstract)

B.P. Butz , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 387-390vol.1

Selected outreach programs at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (Abstract)

M.B. Walker , Nat. Center for Supercomput. Applications, Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 391-397vol.1

K12 and the World Wide Web (Abstract)

S.A. Mengel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Tech. Univ., Lubbock, TX, USA
pp. 398-403vol.1

Connection technology [maths/science education summer school] (Abstract)

K.K. Stevens , Coll. of Eng., Florida Atlantic Univ., Boca Raton, FL, USA
pp. 404-408vol.1

Student use of and attitudes about on-campus ALN (Abstract)

J.C. Ory , Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 416-431vol.1

Evaluating the importance of collaborative learning in ALN's (Abstract)

S.R. Hiltz , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 432-436vol.1

Evaluating an asynchronous graduate degree program (Abstract)

G.W. Hislop , Coll. of Inf. Sci. & Technol., Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 437-440vol.1

Evaluating costs and benefits of distributed learning (Abstract)

J.O. Campbell , Center for Innovations in Eng. Educ., Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN, USA
pp. 441-444vol.1

An innovative integrated learning laboratory environment (Abstract)

M. Walworth , Sch. of Eng. & Math., Lake Superior State Univ., Sault Sainte Marie, MI, USA
pp. 445-449vol.1

Development of a teaching tool: the Texaco energy systems laboratory at Penn State (Abstract)

H. Perez-Blanco , Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 450-453vol.1

Application of data acquisition systems in the undergraduate laboratories of mechanical engineering and engineering science (Abstract)

H.V. Estrada , Dept. of Mech. Eng. & Eng. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
pp. 454-460vol.1

Engineering graphics in an integrated environment (Abstract)

R.W. Bolton , Dept. of Eng. Technol., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 462-466vol.1

Case study resources for an ethics and computing course (Abstract)

K. Bowyer , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
pp. 469-473vol.1

Exploring the ethical, legal, and social aspects of the computing discipline (Abstract)

J. Murtagh , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., US Mil. Acad., West Point, NY, USA
pp. 474-477vol.1

A conceptual and pedagogical framework for teaching ethics and social impact in computer science (Abstract)

C.D. Martin , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., George Washington Univ., Washington, DC, USA
pp. 479-483vol.1

The professionalization of software engineering and its significance for ethics education (Abstract)

D. Gotterbarn , East Tennessee State Univ., Johnson City, TN, USA
pp. 484-489vol.1

Introductory analog electronics course incorporating in-class team design problems and multi-team design based laboratories (Abstract)

D. Moore , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. 490-493vol.1

Designing an experiment-a case study in student learning (Abstract)

P.D. Fisher , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 494-498vol.1

Using ethics problems to teach the design method (Abstract)

J.A. Pearce , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 499-501vol.1

Consolidating the capstone design course responsibility in electrical engineering at Texas A&M University (Abstract)

T.J. Talley , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 502-505vol.1

A new design-oriented laboratory for the introductory circuits core course at Penn State University (Abstract)

T.S. Mayer , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 506-510vol.1

Teaching and learning in an era of equality: an engineering program for middle school girls (Abstract)

R.J. Dozier , Coll. of Eng. & Appl. Sci., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 512-514vol.1

The Water Table: a fluid exhibit for the Carnegie Science Center (Abstract)

L.J. Oms , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 515-520vol.1

Fostering educational innovation at the level of individual professionals in K-12: a case study (Abstract)

C.B. Muller , Project for Teaching Eng. Problem Solving, Dartmouth Coll., Hanover, NH, USA
pp. 521-525vol.1

Engineering recruitment and retention: a successful bridge (Abstract)

M.R. Anderson-Rowland , Coll. of Eng. & Appl. Sci., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 526-530vol.1

Development of a technical sales course in the engineering technology curriculum (Abstract)

R. Rockland , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Technol., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 531-533vol.1

On-site delivery of BS in electro-mechanical engineering technology a collaborative effort between Penn State and Sony Electronics (Abstract)

R. Land , Sch. of Eng. Technol., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 534-537vol.1

A hands-on approach to senior design class in engineering technology (Abstract)

R. Kumar , Dept. of Eng. Technol., North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
pp. 542-545vol.1

Advanced technological education in semiconductor manufacturing: preparing for the 21st century (Abstract)

D.M. Hata , Microelectron. Technol., Portland Community Coll., OR, USA
pp. 546-551vol.1

Variations of the group quiz that promote collaborative learning (Abstract)

C.F. Yokomoto , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Indiana Univ., Indianapolis, IN, USA
pp. 552-557vol.1

Relationship of homework complexity to quiz scores (Abstract)

E.W. Thomas , Sch. of Phys., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 558-561vol.1

Problem-based engineering design and assessment in a digital systems program (Abstract)

D. Maskell , Sch. of Eng., James Cook Univ. of North Queensland, Townsville, Qld., Australia
pp. 562-566vol.1

Outcomes based engineering education. II. The merits of continuous programme evaluation (Abstract)

J. Heywood , Dept. of Teacher Educ., Dublin Univ., Ireland
pp. 567-575vol.1

For entertainers At FIE (PDF)

D. Vines , Texas Tech University
pp. 580
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The Personal Software Process (Abstract)

W.S. Humphrey , Software Eng. Inst., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 11vol.1-580

Speech coding and phoneme classification using MATLAB and NeuralWorks (Abstract)

B.A. St. George , Dept. of Electr. Eng., US Naval Acad., Annapolis, MD, USA
pp. 12vol.1-580

The future of computing technology (Abstract)

R. Reddy , Sch. of Comput. Sci., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 129vol.1-580

Changing missions [engineering education programmes] (Abstract)

D.A. Niemeier , California Univ., Davis, CA, USA
pp. 149vol.1-580

Women in engineering: influencing equity (Abstract)

S. Wood , Westinghouse Savannah River Co., Aiken, SC, USA
pp. 2vol.1-580

Experience in using Electronics Workbench (Abstract)

M.H. Rashid , Dept. of Eng., Purdue Univ., Fort Wayne, IN, USA
pp. 22vol.1-580

Innovative instructional mentoring through partnerships across the curriculum (Abstract)

J.A. Stuart , Dept. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 316vol.1-580

Introductory physics: an attempt to change attitudes (Abstract)

E.W. Thomas , Sch. of Phys., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 371vol.1-580

An engineering design course for future educators (Abstract)

J.G. Enterline , Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 415vol.1-580

Integration of seamless design, analysis and manufacturing concepts into undergraduate mechanics courses (Abstract)

J. Beuth , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 461vol.1-580

Ethics and social issues in computer science (Abstract)

E.Y. Weltz , Seattle Pacific Univ., WA, USA
pp. 478vol.1-580

Camp REACH: an engineering summer camp for middle school girls (Abstract)

C. Demetry , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Worcester Polytech. Inst., MA, USA
pp. 511vol.1-580

Author Index (PDF)

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