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Author Maclin, A.P. ♦ Falls, I. ♦ Keeve, M. ♦ Patrick, K. ♦ Salary, L.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2006
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Education ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Design engineering ♦ Data engineering ♦ Education ♦ Educational programs ♦ Calculus ♦ Physics ♦ Chemistry ♦ Data analysis ♦ Mathematics ♦ Laboratories ♦ Engineering Education ♦ Integrated Curriculum
Abstract Norfolk State University with the support of an NSF and Department of Education grant is developing an integrated curriculum for the freshman students in the engineering program. The integrated design engineering and activity-based learning (IDEAL) program has identified a core faculty who will be offering paired courses to freshmen students that will allow the students to successfully complete the gateway courses in calculus, physics, chemistry, English and the introductory engineering courses by the end of their freshman year. The goal is to have at least an 80% retention rate with an expected graduation rate of these students from the engineering program within 4.5 years, which is the national average. Extensive data analysis will be completed on the cohort of participating students in the IDEAL program and compared to other students enrolled in engineering as well as other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curricula. New pedagogies including team teaching and coaching, integration of laboratories into the lectures in a just-in-time manner and peer mentoring and teaching in order to ensure the anticipated goal will be implemented. This paper will provide a progress report and a design for the assessment of this project
Description Author affiliation: Norfolk State Univ., VA (Maclin, A.P.; Falls, I.; Keeve, M.; Patrick, K.; Salary, L.)
ISBN 1424402565
ISSN 01905848
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2006-10-27
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 153.37 kB
Page Count 2
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Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library