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2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE) (2003)
Westminster, CO, USA
Nov. 5, 2003 to Nov. 8, 2003
ISBN: 0-7803-7961-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Track 1

An engineering and education interdisciplinary learning experience (Abstract)

D. Martinez , Dept. of Math, Phys., & Eng., Tarleton State Univ., Tarleton Station, TX, USA
pp. F1A-4

The development of a power engineering concentration (Abstract)

T.E. Salem , Dept. of Electr. Eng., US Naval Acad., Annapolis, MD, USA
pp. F1B-5

Lessons learned from teaching computer architecture to computer science students (Abstract)

M.D. Theys , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
P.A. Troy , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. F1C-12

Computer arcwtecture education: application of a new learning method based on design and simulator development (Abstract)

C.A.P.S. Martins , Pontifical Catholic University
M.B. Carvalho , Dept. de Electron., Univ. Federico Santa Maria, Valparaiso, Chile
C.V. Pousa , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Chicago, IL, USA
pp. F1C13-14

Empowering female students: SWE vs disciplinary organization participation (Abstract)

H. Hartman , Rowan University
M. Hartman , Inst. for Comput. Syst., Edinburgh Univ., UK
pp. F1D2-7

Increasing women's impact on technology: the UTEP-VDC site (Abstract)

P.A. Nava , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
B. Flores , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
V. Granada , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. F1D-17

Developing a sense of purpose in graduating engineers (Abstract)

K. Bolding , Electr. Eng., Seattle Pacific Univ., WA, USA
pp. F1E-F19

Enhancing communication and professional practice skills in an introductory engineering course (Abstract)

J. Pet-Armacosti , University of Central Florida
R.L. Armacost , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. F1E10-15

Constructing a computing competition to teach teamwork (Abstract)

A. Clements , Sch. of Comput., Teesside Univ., Middlesbrough, UK
pp. F1F-6

Programming contests in academic environmients (Abstract)

G.M. Silberman , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
C.L. Morris , IBM Canada Ltd.
pp. F1F7-7

Robotics contests and comtuter science and engineering education (Abstract)

G.M. Silberman , Lawrence Technological University
L. Anneberg , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. F1F8-13

Panel: authoring a professional book (Abstract)

D. Plummer , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
J.M. Conrad , North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
J. Bailey , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
M. Williams , Coll. of Eng., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. F1G-F11

CPR/sup TM/: A tool for addressing EC2000, ITEM "g" - "ability to communicate effectively" (Abstract)

P.A. Carlson , Roso-Hulmam Institute of Technology
F.C. Berry , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. F1H1-1
Track 2

High school students' attitudes to and knowledge about engineering (Abstract)

L.S. Hirsch , New Jersey Institute of Technology
S.J. Gibbons , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
R. Rockland , Coll. of Eng., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
H. Kimmel , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. F2A7-12

AP mathematics and science courses as a gateway to careers in engineering (Abstract)

M. Malisa , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
M.S. Fadali , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
M. Robinson , University of Nevada
W. Johnson , Coll. of Eng., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
pp. F2A13-18

Introducing engineering in middle schools (Abstract)

L.L. Kosbar , IBM Thomas J. Watson Res. Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
pp. F2A-24

Integration of data acquisition hardware into an undergraduate digital signal processing course via the capstone senior design project (Abstract)

J. Acierto , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
E.A. Thompson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Indiana Univ., Fort Wayne, IN, USA
A. Chavis , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. F2B-2

Electrical engineering service course imtrovements (Abstract)

E. Wheeler , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
C. Grigg , Rose-Hulman Institut of Technology
pp. F2B4-4

On making relational division comprehensible (Abstract)

L.I. McCann , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Wisconsin Univ., Kenosha, WI, USA
pp. F2C-11

Engineering and elementary school partnershhs (or Dean Kamen's challenge revisited) (Abstract)

B. Adamczyk , Grand Valley State University
S. Fleischmann , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. F2D1-6

Engineering insights: developing stem education for students with disabilities leads to K-16 partnerships (Abstract)

W.C. McCarthy , Coll. of Eng., New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces, NM, USA
J.E. Misquez , Eng. Acad. Programs Office, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
pp. F2D-6

LabView in engineering laboratory courses (Abstract)

J.Y.-Z. Wang , Potomac State Coll., West Virginia Univ., USA
pp. F2E-F13

Bridging the gap between future software and hardware engineers: a case study using the Nios softcore processor (Abstract)

J. Skytta , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
M. Tommiska , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
J. Forsten , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
J. Kairus , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
pp. F2F-5

Communities of practice in engineering education (Abstract)

K. Smith , Dept. of Comput. Eng., UnicenP, Curitiba, Brazil
D.T. Rover , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
R. Streveler , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Wyoming Univ., Laramie, WY, USA
P. Moderator , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
B. Kramer , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
pp. F2G-F21

Special session - integrating service learning into engineering and comtuter science courses (Abstract)

W. Oakes , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. F2H1-1
Track 3

Standards-based engineering curricula as a vehicle for K-12 science and math integration (Abstract)

J.F. Sullivan , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
J.L. Yowell , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
M.R. Schaefer , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F3A-5

Using legos to interest high school students and imtrove k12 stem education (Abstract)

T.L. Witherspoon , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
L.E. Whitman , Wichita State University
pp. F3A6-10

The virginia nuddle school engineering education initiative: using a senior design course to develop engineering teaching kits (Abstract)

E. Water , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
K. Gluchowski , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Wyoming Univ., Laramie, WY, USA
L. Peirce , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
A. Kraines , University of Virginia
K.L. Klanian , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F3A17-21

Using J-DSP to introduce communications and multuviedia technologies to high schools (Abstract)

T. Thrasyvoulou , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
C. Panayiotou , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
A. Spanias , MIDL
Yu Song , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F3A22-27

Enhancing engineering education in Iberian-American countries (Abstract)

C. da Rocha Brito , Council of Res. in Educ. & Sci., Sao Paulo, Brazil
M.M. Campi , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F3B-F38

In search of contextual teaching of progranlvhng in a tanzanian secondary school (Abstract)

M. Duveskog , University of Joensuu
M. Tedre , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
E. Sutinen , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
M. Vesisenaho , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
pp. F3B9-14

A general-purpose custom-designed assembler in C (Abstract)

Lan Jin , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
Mei Zhang , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
B. Hatfield , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Salem State Coll., MA, USA
pp. F3C-2

RJSSIM: A reconfigurable job scheduling smulator for parallel processing learning (Abstract)

C.A.P.S. Martins , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
L.Fw. Goes , University of Minas Gerais
pp. F3C3-8

Diversity in K-12 initiatives to attract a diverse pool of engineering students (Abstract)

T. Schwob , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
M. Graham , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
J. Dewaters , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
S.E. Powers , Center for the Environ., Clarkson Univ., Potsdam, NY, USA
pp. F3D-13

Conceptualising engineering subjects for wider participation (Abstract)

R. Edwards , University of Lancaster
P. Coulton , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F3D14-18

Calibrated peer review/sup TM/ and assessing learning outcomes (Abstract)

P.A. Carlson , Ros-Hulman Institute of Technology
F.C. Berry , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F3E1-6

Improving engineering report writing with calibrated peer review /sup TM/ (Abstract)

B. Furman , San Jose State University
W. Robinson , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F3E14-16

OWL: a wise way to enhance engineering students' writing skills (Abstract)

M.W. Ursey , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
H.A. Beasley , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
E. Fisher , Coll. of Eng. & Appl. Sci., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F3E-21

Building matrematics learning applications by means of consmath (Abstract)

M.A. Mora , niversidad Autonoma de Madrid
R. Moriyon , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
F. Saiz , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F3F1-6

Construction of a Web-based virtual classroom and its effective analysis (Abstract)

Zongkai Yang , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
Qingtang Liu , Central China Normal Univ., Wuhan, China
Chengling Zhao , Central China Normal Univ., Wuhan, China
pp. F3F-F37

Discussion panel: writing a textbook (Abstract)

W. Zobrist , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Wyoming Univ., Laramie, WY, USA
S. Seidman , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
A. Clements , Central China Normal Univ., Wuhan, China
J. Demel , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
J.D. Carpinelli , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., New Jersey Inst. of Technol., Newark, NJ, USA
pp. F3G-F31

Olin college: it's alive (Abstract)

J. Stolk , Dept. of Mech. Eng. & Mater. Sci., Nat. Sci. Found., Boulder, CO, USA
S. Spence , Central China Normal Univ., Wuhan, China
pp. F3H-F31
Track 4

The art and technology of teaching: a niini-workshop (Abstract)

J.M. Jacob , Central China Normal Univ., Wuhan, China
R.J. Herrick , Purdue University
pp. F4A1-2

Internship education as an integral part of engineering education: The NASA-UNES summer internshw program (nusip) experience (Abstract)

J.O. Arumala , Central China Normal Univ., Wuhan, China
L.K. Dabipi , University of Maryland Eastern Shore
pp. F4B7-11

The positive influence of cooperative work experience on the capstone design experience of engineering students (Abstract)

S. Parrott , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
J. Mamaloukas , Central China Normal Univ., Wuhan, China
C.P. Mathews , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., West Florida Univ., Pensacola, FL, USA
pp. F4B-15

Graphical programming: a vehicle for teaching computer problem solving (Abstract)

B.T. Westphal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nevada Univ., Reno, NV, USA
B.T. Westphal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nevada Univ., Reno, NV, USA
M.S. Fadali , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
pp. F4C-23

A curriculum collaboration model. working with upper division students to inprove a first-year program (Abstract)

O. Masud , Integrated Teaching & Learning Program & Lab., Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO, USA
J. Merrill , The Ohio State University
B. Lilly , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nevada Univ., Reno, NV, USA
pp. F4D1-2

More than mousetraps: data collection, modeling, and testing a scalable and affordable solution for fresbmen design projects (Abstract)

B.H. Hamlin , Michigan Technological University
J.E. Hertel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nevada Univ., Reno, NV, USA
pp. F4D2-6

Using 3D animation programming in a core engineering course seminar (Abstract)

W. Dann , Dept. of Freshman Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
R. Zaccone , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, USA
S. Cooper , Dept. of Freshman Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. F4D-17

Robotic assembly cell (Abstract)

S. Sengupta , Dept. of Electr. & Syst. Eng., Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI, USA
R.P. Van Til , Dept. of Electr. & Syst. Eng., Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI, USA
R.J. Srodawa , Dept. of Freshman Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
M.A. Latcha , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
pp. F4E1-5

An autonomous mobile robot development platform for teaching a graduate level mechatronics course (Abstract)

D. Hoopes , Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
T. Davis , Dept. of Electr. & Syst. Eng., Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI, USA
K. Norman , Dept. of Freshman Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
R. Helps , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
pp. F4E-22

New course development in a distanced collaborative environment (Abstract)

R.R. Murphy , Dept. of Ind. & Syst. Eng., Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, PA, USA
L.R. Butler , Dept. of Freshman Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
G.L. Tonkay , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
D.A. Servas , Dept. of Electr. & Syst. Eng., Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI, USA
pp. F4F-6

GROW: a new resource for teaching and learning (Abstract)

M. Oxnam , Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA
pp. F4F7-6

Challenges in teaching software engineering professionals online (Abstract)

G.W. Hislop , Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
C.D. Tanner , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
H.J.C. Ellis , Dept. of Electr. & Syst. Eng., Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI, USA
P.E. MacNeil , Dept. of Freshman Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. F4G-F41

The art of getting students to practice team skills (Abstract)

K. Smith , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Wyoming Univ., Laramie, WY, USA
J. Sullivan , Dept. of Freshman Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
A. Gates , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
R. Upchurch , Signal Process. Lab., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo, Finland
S. Roach , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. F4H-F41

Author Index (Abstract)

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