Technical Session


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Unit No. 1

Distance Education: Remote Labs Environment

Bassem Alhalabi,
M. K. Hamza,
Ali Abu-El Humos,
Ashraf El-Houbi

 Redefining “Distance” Education Increasing Diversity, Accessibility, and/or Classroom Participation in Engineering Courses on a Time, Financial, and Technology Shoestring


 Tom Walker

 Tools for Online Instruction


 John W. Lipscomb

 What Effect? Studying Technological Changes (Specifically Distance Learning) in the Classroom


 R. Craig Henderson,

Jim Murchison

 Embracing the Middle Ground: Engaging On- and Off-campus Students within the Same “Classroom”

 Leigh S. McCue,

Glenda R. Scales




 Capstan Speed Control in the Optical Fiber Drawing Process:  A Case Study for Mechatronics

 Hodge E. Jenkins

 Using Mathcad to Enhance the Effectiveness of the Wind Energy Topic in an Alternate Energy Sources Course

B.K. Hodge   

Using Design-Expert for Enhancing Engineering Experimentation Labs

Y. Charles Lu, William E. Murphy, and Vincent R. Capece

 A TRIZ Tool for Engineering Education

Shih-Liang Wang

A Structured Approach to Teaching Fluid Power Systems Using Spreadsheets

Aaron K. Ball, Robert Anderson, Chip W. Ferguson




 Is the Postage Worth It? Lessons Learned from Grad Surveys

John H. Page

Advising the Advisor: Professional Development of Junior Faculty

Dirk Schaefer

 Adult Learners and the Challenges Facing Educators

Keith Plemmons




 A Model for Dual-Level Accreditation of Engineering Programs


 M.R. Wilhelm    

J.P. Mohsen

 Increasing the Numbers of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Students by Recruiting Students Into Graphic Communication System and Technology Studies

 Elinor Foster-Blackwell,

Sonya Draper, Cynthia Gillispie-Johnson,

Alex Uzokwe

Established Customs: Changing Roles in Departmental Culture and Impact on New Faculty

Adrienne R. Minerick ,

Judy Schneider

A National Model for Engineering Mathematics Education

N. Klingbeil, R. Mercer,

K. Rattan,

M. Raymer, and D. Reynolds



The Development of Social Capital in Engineering Education to Improve Student Retention


Shaundra Bryant Daily,

Wanda Eugene, Anderson D. Prewitt




 The First Year Engineering Program at the University of Southern Indiana

 Laura A. Ruhala, Richard J. Ruhala, Eric P. Sprouls

 A Five-Year Engineering Program at the University of Southern Indiana

 Laura A. Ruhala, Richard J. Ruhala, Eric P. Sprouls

 Engineering and Golf: A Professional Development Partnership between Mississippi State University’s Center for Engineering Student Excellence and Professional Golf Management Program

 Tommy Stevenson, Alexis Power, Kelly Agee

 Lessons Learned from a Single Gender Outreach Program

 Paul Palazolo, Stephanie Ivey



An Initial Assessment of the Effectiveness of the Enhancing Assess and Fostering Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) NSF Summer Workshop Program

Paul Lam,

Julie Zhao,

Dennis Doverspike,

Jiang Zhe,

Craig Menzemer



Enhance “Book Learning” with Facebook

Veronica Addison, Wally Peters




 Integrating Learning Outcomes Throughout the Civil Engineering Curriculum to Meet Site Engineering Prerequisite Need

Thomas R. Dion,

Kevin C. Bower

Project-Based Learning: Developing Ductile Concrete

Shane M. Palmquist

An Analogy Tool to Visualize Bending-Moment Diagrams

Gustavo O. Maldonado, Gustavo J. Molina

Implementing a Problem Based Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering Design Capstone: Evolution, Assessment, and Lessons Learned with Industry Partners

Scott A. Yost Dereck R. Lane



Adaptation of Groundwater Physical Models and Activities for Enhanced Student Learning

Amy B. Chan-Hilton



Sequential Course Outcome Linkage: A New Look at the Structural Engineering Curriculum of a Civil Engineering Program

Timothy W. Mays,

Kevin C. Bower, William J. Davis




Use of Indicator Courses in Program Outcomes Assessment

Timothy A. Wilson

ABET EC 2000: Has It Accomplished What Was Intended?

Claire L. McCullough

SACS, QEP, and Hindsight

Shelton Houston

The ABET Feedback Cycle Realized Through the Use of Cooperative Education in Curricular Reform

Bryan Dansberry, Kettil Cedercreutz, and Cheryl Cates



Incorporating Leadership into the Engineering Technology Classroom Through Cooperative Learning: Theories Used and Lessons Learned

William L. McDaniel, Chip W. Ferguson, Aaron K. Ball



The Satellite Design Course AENG 468 at Tuskegee University as an Example to Implement ABET EC 2000

A. K. Mazher




and Technology

On Line Assignment and Laboratory System for Digital Logic Timing Diagrams

Daniel Kohn

Answering the Calls to Improve Communication

Nancy Bearden Howell

Analysis of Student Performance in Programming Subjects of an In-house Exit Exam

Masoud Naghedolfeizi, Singli Garcia-Otera,

Nabil Yousif



A Project Based Approach for Teaching System Analysis, Design, and Implementation Courses

Nabil A. Yousif, Masoud Naghedolfeizi

Teaching Computer Architecture with FPGA Soft Processors

Andrew Strelzoff

Processor Performance Profiles for RFID Sensor Data Fusion

Andrew Strelzoff






 Enhancing the Teaching of the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory and Preparation for New and Continuing Teaching Assistants

Rolando Bravo, Lizette R. Chevalier

Investigations Concerning Pedagogical Strategies Promoting Engineering Students’ Ability to Solve Open-ended Problems

Christian Hipp,

Veronica Addison

Technical Writing for Engineering Students: Using Tenets of the Nation Writing Project for Effective Writing Instruction

Kelly Aggee

What Happened to This Course? 

Jerry Newman, Tom Banning



The Use of Engineering Design Projects for Student Understanding of Engineering’s Societal Impact and Global Responsibility

Cecelia Wigal



An Innovative Student Engagement Project: Lessons Learned from a Log Cabin

William L. McDaniel,

George D. Ford




A Study on the Use of Knowledge Representation for Teaching Engineering Problem Solving

Gustavo J. Molina

Teaching Heat Transfer Concepts using Thermal Imaging Techniques

Masoud Naghedolfeizi, Sanjeev Arora, Ugur Tanriver

An Engineering Capstone Design Course Taught in a Collaborative University/High School Setting

Mary Kasarda, Brenda Brand, Eugene Brown

Animation Software for Vibrations Courses

Gleen Kraige, Saurabh Bisht

Introduction of Dynamics Laboratory in MET Program

Aniruddha Mitra

 Evaluation of Bessel Functions Using a Computer Program

P.S. Yeh




Global Engineering Education Opportunities:  A Survey of Selected ASEE SE Universities

Allen Greenwood, Mary C. Emplaincourt, Tiffany Lampkin

 International versus US Student Enrollment into Graduate Programs in Computer Science

Sravanthi Munagala, Sumanth Yenduri, Louise A. Perkins, Franaz Zand 

Gateway into First-Year STEM Curricula: A Community College/University Collaboration Promoting Retention and Articulation

M. Wheatly, N. Klingbeil / B. Jang, G. Sehi,

R. Jones

A Regression Model to Predict the Graduation Rates

Neslihan Alp,  Ronald Bailey



High School Engagement Activity:  The Iron Egg Launch Design Competition

Jo Alice Pierce , Russell A. Aubrey, R.L. Alan Jordan. Dennis O. Owen, David L. Riegle



University of Louisville Nanotechnology Fellows Symposium: Extending Engineering Excitement to High School Educators

Joseph H. Lake, Kevin Walsh, Bruce W. Alphenaar,

Mark M. Crain, Robert S. Keynton,

Robert W. Cohn,  Michael D. Martin



Graduate Student Mentors in REU Sites

Cesar D. Guerrero, Miguel A. Labrador, Rafael A. Perez

Fostering Research in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Curricula

Viatcheslav Naoumov, Masood Parang



Assessing Outcomes in a Communication-Intensive Course

Nancy Bearden Howell



Undergraduate Research: Challenges, Rewards and Lessons Learned

Robert J. Barsanti



Engineering and Computer Science in Robotic Development

Cameron Carper



Research in Nine Weeks – Can It Be Done?

S. Pardue,

M. Abdelrahman





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