With traditional classrooms closed, engineering schools forge ahead.
Keeping K-12 students engaged in learning while they are out of the classroom offers an opportunity for engineering faculty to introduce core concepts and enrichment activities to help ignite young people’s interest in STEM. Along with coursework, engineering schools are engaging students with hands-on activities and new methods of online delivery of classes.
Modeling COVID-19: New Forecasts Explore Coronavirus Predictions, Medical Logistics and the Future of Transportation
University of Texas at Austin
SARS-CoV-2, and the COVID-19 disease it causes, only emerged late last year, and its rapid spread around the world has experts racing to find ways to forecast its impact. Several researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering are putting together models looking at crucial decisions and information surrounding the virus.
Understanding the impacts of unexpected shift to digital learning
Pennsylvania State University
The unexpected transition to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many changes for undergraduate students and their instructors. To understand the magnitude of these impacts and potentially improve digital learning, researchers in the Penn State School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) have received $196,136 from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
How an ISyE Instructor Transitioned to Online Learning
Georgia Institute of Technology
ISyE instructor Damon P. Williams has a reputation among students as being an engaging teacher. And he hasn’t missed a beat with the transition to online learning.
10 ways to engage students actively online
Faculty, staff, and graduate students in Purdue University’s School of Engineering Education have put their heads together to offer 10 ideas for actively engaging students in online learning settings. These tips reflect our experience teaching and learning both face-to-face and online.
K-12 online learning platform from U-Michigan sees dramatic rise in use
University of Michigan
Created last summer as a supplemental tool to make educational resources more widely available to Michigan teachers, Collabrify Roadmap Platform’s use has exploded since the COVID-19 crisis closed schools across the state.