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2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE) (2000)
Kansas City, MO, USA
Oct. 18, 2000 to Oct. 21, 2000
ISBN: 0-7803-6424-4
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Different is good: barriers to retention for women in software engineering (Abstract)

C. Radziemski , University of Advancing Computer Technology
pp. 90-93

Internet toasters as a capstone design project (Abstract)

B. Lovegrove , Dept. of Phys., Bob Jones Univ., Greenville, SC, USA
pp. F2C/14-F2C/18

Preparing for professional practice: course evaluation and implications (Abstract)

J. Turns , Center for Eng. Learning & Teaching, Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. F2C/19-F2C/24

Multi-level design teams: a success story? (Abstract)

J. Clayton , Dept. of Mater. Sci. & Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. F2C/2-F2C/7

The impact of an authentic, student-centered engineering project on student motivation (Abstract)

R.M. Marra , Sch. of Inf. Sci. & Learning Technol., Missouri Univ., Columbia, MO, USA
pp. F2C/8-F2C13

Use of wireless computers in the undergraduate and graduate classroom (Abstract)

J. Kabara , Telecommun. Program, Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. F2D/1vol.2-F2C13

Creative learning technologies that enhance critical thinking skills in a smart E-classroom (Abstract)

J.F. Coppola , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Pace Univ., New York, NY, USA
pp. F2D/14vol.2-F2C13

Interactive multimedia database resources (Abstract)

M.D. Valdes , Inst. of Appl. Electron., Vigo Univ., Spain
pp. F2D/15-F2D/19

An interactive computer-based tutorial for MATLAB (Abstract)

B.L.F. Daku , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Saskatchewan Univ., Saskatoon, Sask., Canada
pp. F2D/2-F2D/7

Developing a devised multipurpose computer room for a large class (Abstract)

M. Ukigai , Dept. of Network Sci., Chiba Inst. of Technol., Narashino, Japan
pp. F2D/8-F2D13

Teaching reliability engineering to working engineers (Abstract)

A.W. Mayers , Office of Continuing & Distance Educ. in Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. F2E/14-F2E/19

Project based computer-aided engineering applications (Abstract)

C.G. Jensen , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
pp. F2E/20-F2E/25

Incorporating VHDL into the digital curriculum (Abstract)

K.J. Reid , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Technol., Indiana Univ., Indianapolis, IN, USA
pp. F2E/7vol.2-F2E/25

Electronics education system for non-electronic engineers (Abstract)

A. Salaverria , Inst. of Appl. Electron., Univ. of the Basque Country, Sebastian, Spain
pp. F2E/8-F2E13

A women and technology program for freshman engineering students (Abstract)

J. Morgan , Dept. of Civil Eng., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. F2F/1-F2F/4

"Thinking inside of the box": retention of women in engineering (Abstract)

P.J. Shull , Dept. of Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., Altoona, PA, USA
pp. F2F/13-F2F/16

Different is good: barriers to retention for women in software engineering (Abstract)

C. Radziemski , Software Eng. Dept., Univ. of Adv. Comput. Technol., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. F2F/21-F2F/24

Including engineering students (Abstract)

M.R. Anderson-Rowland , Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. F2F/5-F2F12

Measuring the intellectual development of students using intelligent assessment software (Abstract)

B.M. Olds , Liberal Arts & Int. Studies Dept., Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. F2G/1-F2G/5

Engineers invent and innovate (Abstract)

L.E. Carlson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F2G/11-F2G/15

Engineering cultures: addressing challenges of globalization to engineering education through human and cultural-centered problem solving (Abstract)

J.C. Lucena , Sci. Technol & Globalization Program, Embry-Riddle Aeronaut. Univ., Prescott, AZ, USA
pp. F2G/16vol.2-F2G/15

Writing for the Web: student authors and authorities (Abstract)

S.M. Blanchard , Dept. of Biol. & Agric. Eng., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. F2G/6vol.2-F2G/15

Using student feedback to improve instruction in engineering calculus (Abstract)

B.M. Moskal , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. F3A/1-F3A/7

Skill assessments of first electronics course (Abstract)

H.M. Rashid , Div. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, USA
pp. F3A/14vol.2-F3A/7

Development and implementation of a new model for academic evaluation (Abstract)

C. Cardenas , Electron. Sch., ITESM Queretaro Campus, Mexico
pp. F3A/15-F3A/20

Cheating: student attitudes and practical approaches to dealing with it (Abstract)

T.S. Harding , Eng. Program., Kettering Univ., Flint, MI, USA
pp. F3A/21-F3A/26

A quick development and delivery environment for test and exercises (Abstract)

D. Del Corso , Dipartimento di Elettronica, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
pp. F3A/8-F3A13

Developing and evaluating writing assignments for technical courses (Abstract)

C. Carvill , Dept. of Humanities & Social Sci., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. F3B/1, NILvol.2-F3A13

Utilizing rapid prototyping to enhance undergraduate engineering education (Abstract)

R.E. Stamper , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. F3C/1-F3C/4

Virtual reality and learning by design: tools for integrating mechanical engineering concepts (Abstract)

T. Impelluso , Dept. of Mech. Eng., San Diego State Univ., CA, USA
pp. F3C/14-F3C/19

The changing face of classroom instructional methods: service learning and design in a robotics course (Abstract)

R.S. Hobson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond, VA, USA
pp. F3C/20-F3C/25

Hardware competitions in engineering education (Abstract)

R. Manseur , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Univ. of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, USA
pp. F3C/5-F3C/8

Using design, build, and test projects to teach engineering (Abstract)

D.F. Elger , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Idaho Univ., Moscow, ID, USA
pp. F3C/9-F3C13

A corporate approach to the introduction of flexible delivery education (Abstract)

F. Payne , Fac. of Eng., R. Melbourne Inst. of Technol., Vic., Australia
pp. F3D/1-F3D/5

Improved indexing for distributed virtual university (Abstract)

V. Pantovic , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Belgrade Univ., Serbia
pp. F3D/12vol.2-F3D/5

Towards a digital learning community for engineering education (Abstract)

B. Muramatsu , Nat. Eng. Educ. Delivery Syst., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. F3D/13vol.2-F3D/5

Team teaching merged sections as a way of mentoring faculty (Abstract)

J. Carpenter , Dept. of Math. & Stat., Louisiana Tech. Univ., Ruston, LA, USA
pp. F3F/1-F3F/6

The idea of instructional leadership in engineering education (Abstract)

J. Heywood , Trinity Coll., Dublin, Ireland
pp. F3F/10-F3F/13

Teaching graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) how to teach (Abstract)

L.G. Richards , Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. F3F/14-F3F/20

Characteristics and traits of an effective professor (Abstract)

R. Martinazzi , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., Johnstown, PA, USA
pp. F3F/7-F3F/9

Toys are us: presenting mathematical concepts in CS1/CS2 (Abstract)

P. Bucci , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. F4B/1-F4B/6

The search for a context to support mathematical learning (Abstract)

A.M. Urbina , Dept. de Matematica, Univ. Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Valparaiso, Chile
pp. F4B/7vol.2-F4B/6

Syntax error analysis as a problem solving technique (Abstract)

A.T. Rose , Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. F4B/8vol.2-F4B/6

Cross-functional teams used in computer science senior design capstone courses (Abstract)

R.J. Fornaro , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. F4C/1, F4C/3-F4C/5

A junior course in engineering design and society (Abstract)

L.S. Nagurney , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Hartford Univ., West Hartford, CT, USA
pp. F4C/10vol.2-F4C/5

Multi-level project work; a study in collaboration (Abstract)

M. Daniels , Dept. of Comput. Syst., Uppsala Univ., Sweden
pp. F4C/11-F4C/13

Perspectives on learning in a capstone design course (Abstract)

D.T. Rover , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. F4C/14-F4C/19

Using a real-life setting to combine social and technical skills (Abstract)

M. Daniels , Dept. of Comput. Syst., Uppsala Univ., Sweden
pp. F4C/6-F4C/9

Signals and systems: a consistent, unified approach (Abstract)

J.P. Havlicek , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Oklahoma Univ., Norman, OK, USA
pp. F4E/1-F4E/6

Using various computer tools in electrical transients studies (Abstract)

F. Jurado , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Jaen Univ., Spain
pp. F4E/17-F4E/22

Some fallacies in the circuit analysis course (Abstract)

A.M. Davis , Dept. of Electr. Eng., San Jose State Univ., CA, USA
pp. F4E/23-F4E/27

A MATLAB graphical user interface for linear quadratic control design (Abstract)

J. Watkins , Dept. of Syst. Eng., US Naval Acad., Annapolis, MD, USA
pp. F4E/7-F4E10

Creating "digital literacy" for new learning models (Abstract)

S. Muchin , Chalmers Univ. of Technol., Goteborg, Sweden
pp. F4F/2vol.2-F4F/19

On-line assistant for writing course objectives (Abstract)

S. St. Clair , Sch. of Civil & Environ. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. F4F/3-F4F/8

Multi-section course management using 3D spreadsheet tools (Abstract)

J.R. Mountain , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Texas Univ., Tyler, TX, USA
pp. F4F/9-F4F13

Predictors of student rating accuracy (Abstract)

T.P. McAnear , Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN, USA
pp. S1A/1, S1A/3-S1A/4

A student-centered feedback control model of the educational process (Abstract)

M.H. Shor , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, OR, USA
pp. S1A/14-S1A/19

A case for engineering edutainment in the 21st century (Abstract)

M. Usrey , Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. S1A/20-S1A/24

What are we really evaluating? (Abstract)

K.C.S. Whitaker , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. S1A/5vol.2-S1A/24

Using multiple methods to evaluate a freshmen design course (Abstract)

C.J. Atman , Center for Eng. Learning & Teaching, Washington Univ. Seattle, WA, USA
pp. S1A/6-S1A13

Cooperative education in South Australia (Abstract)

K.J. McDermott , Sch. of Electr. & Inf. Eng., Univ. of South Australia, Mawson Lakes, SA, Australia
pp. S1B/1-S1B/5

Extra-curricular education-the Labor of Love project (Abstract)

J.R. Mountain , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Texas Univ., Tyler, TX, USA
pp. S1B/11vol.2-S1B/5

Look, no timetable [education] (Abstract)

P. Spasov , Sir Sandford Fleming Coll., Peterborough, Ont., Canada
pp. S1B/12-S1B/17

Developing a Web-enhanced course: a case study (Abstract)

P.T. McCreanor , Sir Sandford Fleming Coll., Peterborough, Ont., Canada
pp. S1B/18-S1B/22

Problem solving skills (Abstract)

L.R. Carter , Inst. for Software Res. Int., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. S1B/6-S1B10

Laboratories teaching concepts in microcontrollers and hardware-software co-design (Abstract)

D. Beetner , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Missouri Univ., Rolla, MO, USA
pp. S1C/1-S1C/5

Hardware dissection in computer science as a tool to improve teamwork (Abstract)

M. Feldgen , Fac. de Ingenieria, Buenos Aires Univ., Argentina
pp. S1C/12-S1C/16

Learning how to design loosely coupled classes (Abstract)

K. Shyam , Infosys Technol. Ltd., Bangalore, India
pp. S1C/17vol.2-S1C/16

A social robotics experimental project (Abstract)

J.M. Giron-Sierra , Dept. of Comput. Archit. & Autom. Control, Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Spain
pp. S1C/18-S1C/22

Experience in teaching a graduate course in mobile computing (Abstract)

S.K.S. Gupta , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO, USA
pp. S1C/6-S1C11

ALN technology on campus: successes and problems (Abstract)

E. Kashy , Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. S1D/1-S1D/6

Implementation of a mobile, low-cost, wireless network for problem solving in the classroom (Abstract)

J.C. Chen , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Rowan Univ., Glassboro, NJ, USA
pp. S1D/12vol.2-S1D/6

Enhancing engineering education through distributed virtual reality (Abstract)

T. Sulbaran , Sch. of Civil & Environ. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. S1D/13-S1D/18

Power Electronics Laboratory at PUC Minas/Brazil: simulation and experiment's tools (Abstract)

L. de V.B. Machado Neto , Power Electron. Lab., Pontificia Univ. Catolica de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
pp. S1E/1-S1E/6

Software tool for transmission line analysis (Abstract)

E. Gago-Ribas , Dept. de Teoria de la Senal y Comunicaciones e Ingenieria Telematica, Valladolid Univ., Spain
pp. S1E/10-S1E/16

Right professional behavior: a classroom exercise using professional codes (Abstract)

M.A. Dyrud , Dept. of Commun., Oregon Inst. of Technol., Klamath Falls, OR, USA
pp. S1F/1-S1F/4

Ethical responsibility and societal context: integrating ethics and public policy considerations in the engineering curriculum (Abstract)

J.R. Herkert , Div. of Multidisciplinary Studies, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. S1F/5vol.2-S1F/4

Using audience accommodation for effective and ethical communication (Abstract)

J.M. Williams , Dept. of Humanities & Social Sci., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. S1F/6vol.2-S1F/4

Engineering ethics education in the U.S.: where it is and where it should go (Abstract)

K.D. Stephan , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. S1F/7vol.2-S1F/4

System-on-chip research leads to hardware/software co-design degree (Abstract)

D.J. Dent , Fac. of Sci., Technol. & Design, Luton Univ., UK
pp. S1G/1-S1G/6

Joint government-industry-academia projects involving undergraduate students (Abstract)

G.J. Maffia , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Widener Univ., Chester, PA, USA
pp. S1G/23-S1G/27

Applying the Affinity Research Group model to computer science research projects (Abstract)

P.J. Teller , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. S1G/7-S1G12

Teaching collaborative writing and peer review techniques to engineering and technology undergraduates (Abstract)

S. Nelson , Dept. of Technol., California State Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. S2B/1-S2B/5

A Web-based computer architecture course database (Abstract)

E.F. Gehringer , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. S2B/12-S2B/16

The role of expectations in the determination of educational outcomes (Abstract)

J.R. Mountain , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Texas Univ., Tyler, TX, USA
pp. S2B/17-S2B/21

Using learning styles preferences data to inform classroom teaching and assessment activities (Abstract)

E. Allen , Coll. of Eng., San Jose State Univ., CA, USA
pp. S2B/6vol.2-S2B/21

Physiological parameters and learning (Abstract)

R.W. Brown , R. Melbourne Inst. of Technol., Vic., Australia
pp. S2B/7-S2B11

Modular term-long CS2 projects (Abstract)

J.K. Huggins , Comput. Sci. Program, Kettering Univ., UK
pp. S2C/1-S2C/4

Using computer network simulation tools as supplements to computer network curriculum (Abstract)

N. Al-Holou , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Detroit Mercy Univ., MI, USA
pp. S2C/13-S2C/16

Introduction to algorithms and problem solving (Abstract)

M.L. Nelson , Sch. of Adv. Comput. Inf. Technol., Int. Coll., Ft. Myers, FL, USA
pp. S2C/5vol.2-S2C/16

Assessment of the effectiveness of instructional technology in the CS introductory programming classes (Abstract)

D.S. Reese , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
pp. S2D/1-S2D/5

Java-based instructional materials for introductory logic design courses (Abstract)

S. Wood , Sch. of Eng., Santa Clara Univ., CA, USA
pp. S2D/10-S2D/16

A new on-line testing and remediation strategy for engineering mathematics (Abstract)

M. Sami Fadali , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nevada Univ., Reno, NV, USA
pp. S2D/17-S2D/20

Lectrons or lectures - which is the best for whom? (Abstract)

B. Crynes , Sch. of Chem. Eng., Oklahoma Univ., Norman, OK, USA
pp. S2D/21-S2D/24

Teaching applet programming to non-majors - virtually (Abstract)

S. Dexter , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Brooklyn Coll., NY, USA
pp. S2D/6-S2D/9

Developing information literacy skills in freshmen engineering technology students (Abstract)

L. Feldmann , Sch. of Technol., Purdue Univ., Columbus, IN, USA
pp. S2E/1-S2E/4

A capstone design project for engineering technology students (Abstract)

S. Anwar , Penn State Univ., Altoona, PA, USA
pp. S2E/10-S2E/13

Using TRIZ, parametric modeling, FEA simulation, and rapid prototyping to foster creative design (Abstract)

K.L. Kitto , Dept. of Eng. Technol., Western Washington Univ., Bellingham, WA, USA
pp. S2E/14-S2E/18

Development of integrated learning modules for engineering technology students (Abstract)

S. Anwar , Penn State Univ., Altoona, PA, USA
pp. S2E/5vol.2-S2E/18

Analysis of the behavioral styles of ET students and the inherent implications of this knowledge (Abstract)

S. Pisarski , Dept. of Electr. Eng. Technol., Pittsburgh Univ., Johnstown, PA, USA
pp. S2E/6-S2E/9

Teaching risk communication to engineering students (Abstract)

P.A. Carlson , Dept. of Humanities & Social Sci., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. S2F/1vol.2-S2E/9

Goodearl and Aldred versus Hughes aircraft: a whistle-blowing case study (Abstract)

K.W. Bowyer , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
pp. S2F/2-S2F/7

Mainstreaming an innovative 31-credit curriculum for first-year engineering majors (Abstract)

N.A. Pendergrass , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Univ. of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, USA
pp. S2G/12-S2G/17

Integration of design and manufacturing processes in first-year engineering curriculums (Abstract)

J. Ray , Sch. of Eng., Grand Valley State Univ., Grand Rapids, MI, USA
pp. S2G/7-S2G11

Concept questions for improved learning and outcome assessment in statics (Abstract)

S. Danielson , Dept. of Manuf. & Aeronaut. Eng. Technol., Arizona State Univ. East, Mesa, AZ, USA
pp. S3A/1vol.2-S2G11

Improving academic performance through typifying electronics engineers (Abstract)

C. Cardenas , Electron. Sch., ITESM Queretaro Campus, Queretaro, Mexico
pp. S3A/13vol.2-S2G11

Engineering design factors: how broadly do students define problems? (Abstract)

L.L. Bogusch , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. S3A/7-S3A12

Acceptable use policies and electronic mail: what are the frontiers? (Abstract)

B.M. Olds , Div. of Liberal Arts & Int. Studies, Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. S3B/1-S3B/2

Flaming and thrashing: an examination of tone in electronic mail (Abstract)

M.A. Dyrud , Dept. of Commun., Oregon Inst. of Technol., Klamath Falls, OR, USA
pp. S3B/3-S3B/7

E-teaching simply with e-mail (Abstract)

J.E. Sharp , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN, USA
pp. S3B/8-S3B12

Rationale and assessment of a fully asynchronous model for distance training (Abstract)

F. Ramos , Dept. of Commun. & Art, Aveiro Univ., Portugal
pp. S3D/1-S3D/4

Specification of learning trails in virtual courses (Abstract)

S. Seehusen , Univ. of Appl. Sci., Luebeck, Germany
pp. S3D/11-S3D/15

Assessing student learning in a distance education environment (Abstract)

M.M. Morcos , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS, USA
pp. S3D/5vol.2-S3D/15

How do individual portable computers effect students' learning? (Abstract)

A. Berglund , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Uppsala Univ., Sweden
pp. S3D/7-S3D10

Assessing the maturity of capstone engineering project courses (Abstract)

M.J. Fain , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. F2C/1vol.2-17

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