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Proceedings Frontiers in Education 1997 27th Annual Conference. Teaching and Learning in an Era of Change (1997)
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Nov. 5, 1997 to Nov. 8, 1997
ISBN: 0-7803-4086-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Author Index (PDF)

pp. xxviii-xxxvi

SUNFEST-research experience for undergraduates (Abstract)

J. van der Spiegel , Center for Sensor Technol., Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 1126-1131vol.3

An evaluation of the research experiences for undergraduates program at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Abstract)

G.S. May , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 1132-1136vol.3

Summer Undergraduate Program in Engineering Research at Berkeley (Abstract)

S.M. Humphreys , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. 1137-1139vol.3

Incorporating multicomputer hardware-software design concepts into the undergraduate curriculum through physical implementation (Abstract)

J.L. Cruz-Rivera , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Puerto Rico Univ., Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
pp. 1146-1148vol.3

Experimental, cooperative labs in a first course in computer architecture (Abstract)

P.J. Teller , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. 1149-1153vol.3

Teaching microprocessor design and testing (Abstract)

J.M. Chang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Inst. of Technol., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. 1154-1157vol.3

Visualisation as an aid to low-level programming (Abstract)

M. Beaumont , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Liverpool Univ., UK
pp. 1158-1163vol.3

History in the computing curriculum (Abstract)

J. Impagliazzo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Hofstra Univ., Hempstead, NY, USA
pp. 1164vol.3-1163vol.3

Interactive learning modules for electrical, computer and systems engineering (Abstract)

D. Millard , Dept. of Electr. Comput. & Syst. Eng., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 1165-1170vol.3

Multimedia courseware to enhance the classroom experience (Abstract)

M.L. Griffith , Sandia Nat. Labs., Albuquerque, NM, USA
pp. 1171-1174vol.3

Multimedia assisted instruction in upper level engineering courses (Abstract)

R. Mutharasan , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 1175-1178vol.3

Developing an active learning environment with courseware approach (Abstract)

A. Azemi , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Penn State Univ., Media, PA, USA
pp. 1179-1184vol.3

ABET Criteria 2000: institutional preparation and experience (Abstract)

J.A. Orr , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Worcester Polytech. Inst., MA, USA
pp. 1185-1188vol.3

Preparing for an accreditation visit using ABET Engineering Criteria 2000 (Abstract)

J.R. Rowland , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Kansas Univ., Lawrence, KS, USA
pp. 1189vol.3-1188vol.3

A hands-on approach to green design in an introductory engineering class (Abstract)

R.L. Lankey , Dept. of Civil & Environ. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 1201-1205vol.3

Motivating engineering freshmen with "buzz-words": high-tech applications in introductory engineering courses (Abstract)

S. Mandayam , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 1206-1211vol.3

Using Stiquito in an introduction to engineering skills and design course (Abstract)

J.M. Conrad , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 1212-1214vol.3

ELEG 1003-introduction to electrical engineering: an approach to motivate and teach EE Freshmen (Abstract)

D.F. Mix , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville, AR, USA
pp. 1215-1218vol.3

They already do it: common practices in primary education that engineering education should use (Abstract)

B.L. Crynes , Coll. of Eng., Oklahoma Univ., Norman, OK, USA
pp. 1219vol.3-1218vol.3

Mentored Teaching Assistants (Abstract)

C. Wellington , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Shippensburg Univ., PA, USA
pp. 1225vol.3-1224vol.3

Does the campus have a future: looking backwards (Abstract)

S.C. Ehrmann , Flashlight Project, American Assoc. for Higher Educ., USA
pp. 1232vol.3-1231

Leveraging student experience with an integrated instructional laboratory (Abstract)

W.T. Neumann , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 1239-1242vol.3

An educational environment for program behavior analysis and cache memory design (Abstract)

R. Giorgi , Dipartimento di Ingegneria della Inf., Pisa Univ., Italy
pp. 1243-1248vol.3

On the evaluation of a problem solving and program development environment (Abstract)

F.P. Deek , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 1249vol.3-1248vol.3

Four innovations to undergraduate computer science curricula (Abstract)

J.C. Prey , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 1250-1251vol.3

Design and implementation of a videoconferencing tutorial (Abstract)

S.A. Mengel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Tech. Univ., Lubbock, TX, USA
pp. 1257-1262vol.3

Incorporating "computer-graded" components into electronic lessons (Abstract)

E.J. Mastascusa , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, USA
pp. 1263-1266vol.3

Multi-media learning tool for teaching mathematics (Abstract)

J. Bastien , Dept. of Civil Eng., Laval Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 1267-1271vol.3

Education experiments in thermodynamics (Abstract)

T.A. Litzinger , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Penn State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 1282vol.3-1281vol.3

Results from a verbal protocol study of the design process (Abstract)

C.J. Atman , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 1283vol.3-1281vol.3

A longitudinal study of alternative approaches to engineering education: survey of assessment results (Abstract)

R.M. Felder , Dept. of Chem. Eng. & Stat., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 1284-1289vol.3

Continuous improvement of engineering-maths teaching (Abstract)

M.B. Leon de la Barra , Univ. Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Valparaiso, Chile
pp. 1290-1293vol.3

Performance measurement and continuous improvement of undergraduate engineering education systems (Abstract)

J. McGourty , Newark Coll. of Eng., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. 1294-1301vol.3

Concurrent education for manufacturing engineering (Abstract)

J.W. Troxler , Dept. of Mech. & Ind. Eng., Montana State Univ., Bozeman, MT, USA
pp. 1302-1307vol.3

Manufacturing Design thread in a manufacturing engineering curriculum (Abstract)

J.C. Moller , Dept. of Manuf. Eng., Miami Univ., Oxford, OH, USA
pp. 1308-1311vol.3

A model for International Industry-Academia collaboration (Abstract)

L.B. Korta , Sch. of Eng., Milwaukee Univ., WI, USA
pp. 1317vol.3-1316vol.3

Teaching ethics of care as part of engineering (Abstract)

I. Nair , Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 1323vol.3-1322vol.3

Experiences in integrating research and education after the NSF Engineering Education Scholars Workshop (Abstract)

S.J. Dyke , Dept. of Civil Eng., Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, USA
pp. 1329-1333vol.3

Spreadsheet analysis of fluid mechanics problems (Abstract)

R. Kumar , Dept. of Eng. Technol., North Texas Univ., Denton, TX, USA
pp. 1334-1337vol.3

An environment for modeling structural analysis problem-solving strategies (Abstract)

W.H. Blackmon , Dept. of Civil & Environ. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 1338-1342vol.3

Interactive computer-based exercises for engineering statics and mechanics of materials (Abstract)

P.S. Steif , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 1343vol.3-1342vol.3

An example of project-based learning using a laboratory gantry-crane (Abstract)

W.W. Clark , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 1344-1348vol.3

Active learning methods for teaching dynamics. Development and implementation (Abstract)

S.F. Asokanthan , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Queensland Univ., Brisbane, Qld., Australia
pp. 1349-1353vol.3

Task specific programming languages as a first programming language (Abstract)

M. Guzdial , Coll. of Comput., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 1359-1360vol.3

Improving software project management skills using a software project simulator (Abstract)

D. Merrill , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 1361-1366vol.3

Experimental validation of learning accomplishment (Abstract)

A. Klinger , Sch. of Eng. & Appl. Sci., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 1367-1372vol.3

Distance education: integrating technology into computer science education (Abstract)

M.-M. Boulet , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Laval Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 1373-1377vol.3

Professional and personal development in research experiences for undergraduates (Abstract)

R.R. Murphy , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. 1378-1382vol.3

Design of a microcomputer platform with real-time operating system for laboratory projects (Abstract)

S. Jovalekic , Sch. of Inf. Technol. & Eng., Fachhochschule Albstadt-Sigmaringen, Albstadt, Germany
pp. 1383-1387vol.3

Integrating research into the core curriculum. A case study (Abstract)

E. Rogers , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Clark Atlanta Univ., GA, USA
pp. 1388vol.3-1387vol.3

Mentoring graduate and undergraduate students in microelectronic systems architecture education and research (Abstract)

J. Shetler , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Comput.. Eng. Program, San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
pp. 1389-1394vol.3

Developing reusable multimedia tutorials (Abstract)

B.L. Crynes , Nat. Simulation Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS, USA
pp. 1402-1406vol.3

Experimental multimedia-delivered course formats (Abstract)

D.G. Meyer , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 1407-1411vol.3

Analysis of daily student usage of an educational multimedia system (Abstract)

A.I. Reuther , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 1412-1417vol.3

Lessons learned from an NSF pilot project on minority student retention (Abstract)

F. Khan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Brownsville, TX, USA
pp. 1418-1422vol.3

New paradigms for engineering education (Abstract)

K.A. Smith , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., Brownsville, TX, USA
pp. 1423-1427vol.3

Creative problem solving workshops for engineering students (Abstract)

G.E. Leon de la Barra , Departamento de Matematica, Univ. Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Valparaiso, Chile
pp. 1428-1430vol.3

A studio format for innovative pedagogy in circuits and electronics (Abstract)

E.W. Maby , Dept. of Electr. Comput. & Syst. Eng., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 1431-1434vol.3

Exploring the Educational Frontiers (Abstract)

A.A. Waller , Dimensions Consulting, Edina, MN
pp. 1437

Follow-up on a Freshman engineering course experiment (Abstract)

W. Venable , Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
pp. 1438-1440vol.3

Evaluation of a first-year integrated engineering curriculum (Abstract)

C.R. Corleto , Dept. of Mech. & Ind. Eng., Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville, TX, USA
pp. 1441vol.3-1440vol.3

Development and implementation of an integrated engineering curriculum for the sophomore year (Abstract)

W.A. Heenan , Chem. Eng. & Natural Gas Eng. Dept., Texas A&M Univ., Kingsville, TX, USA
pp. 1450-1455vol.3

Development of a sophomore year engineering program at Texas A&M University (Abstract)

R.B. Griffin , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. 1456vol.3-1455vol.3

Introducing reality when educating engineers-how much is too much? (Abstract)

F.M. Bartlett , Dept. of Civil & Environ. Eng., Univ. of Western Ontario, London, Ont., Canada
pp. 1457-1458vol.3

Challenges and strategies for electrical engineering education (Abstract)

J.T. Bernhard , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., New Hampshire Univ., Durham, NH, USA
pp. 1459-1462vol.3

Increasing participation of women in the engineering curriculum (Abstract)

U. Jayaram , Sch. of Mech. & Mater. Eng., Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA, USA
pp. 1463-1464vol.3

Bridging the gap between education and practice in the design and development of engineering systems (Abstract)

K. Lewis , Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., Univ. at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 1465-1468vol.3

Good morning Cedar Rapids. Do you have audio? Reflections on teaching a university distance education course (Abstract)

R.D. Meier , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 1469-1472vol.3

A plan to use cooperative learning lectures to prepare undergraduates for research (Abstract)

H. Black Nembhard , Dept. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 1473-1476vol.3

Teaching design through design competition (Abstract)

W.T. Padgett , Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. 1477-1480vol.3

Facilitating learning: believe in your students [engineering education] (Abstract)

M. Piket-May , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. 1481-1484vol.3

On making engineering sexy (Abstract)

P.M. Santi , Dept. of Geol. & Petroleum Eng., Missouri Univ., Rolla, MO, USA
pp. 1485-1486vol.3

Teaching engineers how to analyze problems (Abstract)

J.A. Stuart , Dept. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 1487-1488vol.3

Technology provides opportunities for smaller universities to improve computer science curriculum (Abstract)

C.A. Wellington , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Pennsylvania Univ., Shippensburg, PA, USA
pp. 1489-1490vol.3

Reflections on cooperative learning: look before you leap (Abstract)

S.A. Yost , Univ. of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MN, USA
pp. 1491-1492vol.3

Laboratory development in collaboration with industry (Abstract)

P.M. Young , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
pp. 1493-1494vol.3

Computer Science and Engineering at Minority Institutions of Excellence (Abstract)

R. Vasquez , University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
pp. 1495

Engineering for middle school: a web-based module for learning and designing with simple machines (Abstract)

A. McKenna , Grad. Group in Sci. & Math. Educ., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. 1496-1501vol.3

Writing Web-based questions with Mallard (Abstract)

D.J. Brown , Coordinated Sci. Lab., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 1502vol.3-1501vol.3

CHARLIE: a computer-managed homework, assignment and response, learning and instruction environment (Abstract)

D.S. Barker , Technol. Dept., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 1503-1509vol.3

Carnegie Mellon Online: Web-mediated education (Abstract)

D.R. Rehak , Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. 1510-1516vol.3

An interactive Java applet for teaching discrete-time system theory (Abstract)

P.-M. Tardif , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Laval Univ., Que., Canada
pp. 1517-1520vol.3

Active participation by sophomore students in the design of experiments (Abstract)

L.J. Feldmann , Sch. of Technol., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 1526-1529vol.3

PVC experiments-first rate lab apparatus from plastic plumbing, adhesive, and imagination (Abstract)

S. Wilkinson , Coll. of Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
pp. 1530-1533vol.3

Engineering outreach web page (Abstract)

D.P. Hess , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
pp. 1534-1536vol.3

Science and technology in the workplace a decade of experimentation with post-calculus H.S. Math (Abstract)

G. Rodgers , Thomas Jefferson High Sch. for S&T, Fairfax, VA, USA
pp. 1537vol.3-1536vol.3

Training TAs to help students learn engineering discourse (Abstract)

E.M. Alford , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., South Carolina Univ., Columbia, SC, USA
pp. 1543-1548vol.3

Experiments with writing in the engineering classroom (Abstract)

L.E. Banta , Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
pp. 1564-1567vol.3

An educational Program in Product Realization (Abstract)

J.E. Jorgensen , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 1568-1572vol.3

Teaching new product development through a product engineering approach (Abstract)

G. Zhang , A. James Clark Sch. of Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 1573-1578vol.3

Design Case Studies: a practical approach for teaching machine design (Abstract)

M.A. Seif , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Tuskegee Univ., AL, USA
pp. 1579-1582vol.3

An autonomous race car design competition (Abstract)

T.W. Matthews , Dept. of Electr. Eng., San Jose State Univ., CA, USA
pp. 1583-1587vol.3

A systems engineering design experience for the machine design curriculum (Abstract)

S.B. Shooter , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, USA
pp. 1588-1593vol.3

An interdisciplinary laboratory for teaching manufacturing and artificial intelligence (Abstract)

R.P. Van Til , Electr. & Syst. Eng. Dept., Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI, USA
pp. 1594vol.3-1593vol.3

Cybertronics: interactive simulation game for design and manufacturing education (Abstract)

A. Sanderson , Dept. of Electr. Comput. & Syst. Eng., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 1595-1606vol.3

An applications-oriented approach to teaching thermal science (Abstract)

M.E. Ssemakula , Div. of Eng. Technol., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 1613-1619vol.3

Temperature control using a microcontroller: an interdisciplinary undergraduate engineering design project (Abstract)

J.S. McDonald , Dept. of Eng. Sci., Trinity Univ., San Antonio, TX, USA
pp. 1620-1624vol.3
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