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June 29, 2020

Pawley Receives 2020 Sterling Olmsted Award

Dr. Alice Pawley, Associate Professor of Engineering Education, was honored last week at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference with the 2020 Sterling Olmsted Award. This is the highest award given by the ASEE Liberal Education/Engineering & Society Division (LEES). The award "honors those who have made distinguished contributions to the development and teaching of liberal arts in engineering education."
June 5, 2020

A COVID-19 Teaching Salon

"So, what did you end up doing?" A COVID-19 Teaching Salon Zoom Discussion hosted by the faculty of the School of Engineering Education will take place on Friday, June 12, 2020, 1:00-2:00 PM EDT. Instructors talk with instructors about lessons learned (good, bad, and ugly) putting their courses online in Spring 2020, and share thoughts about how to do it better in the future.
June 1, 2020

Student Highlight: Dimitrios Michalaros and his FYE EPICS Team Online Transition

In March, instructors and students alike were quickly adapting to online instruction and learning. We reached out at the end of the semester to our First-Year Engineering students to share their stories of challenges, milestones, and wins. We quickly learned that our students took full advantage of the many tools and resources provided to them. With the support of our instructional teams and their own support systems, students kept their Boilermaker spirit no matter where they were and what obstacles stood before them.
May 22, 2020

Graduate Program Milestones for AY 2019-20

As we wrap up the 2019-20 academic school year, we take a look a back to celebrate the many milestones reached in our graduate program. Congratulations to all of our students and graduates!
April 9, 2020

10 ways to engage students actively online

Now that instructors have had a little time to transition to teaching online in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, it’s time to identify ways to increase student engagement 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.
April 3, 2020

Menekse and Douglas Recipients of 2020 Engineering Education Teaching Awards

The 2020 School of Engineering Education Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching were presented virtually during our Spring Industrial Advisory Council meeting via WebEx. This year's recipients are Dr. Muhsin Menekse, Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Dr. Kerrie Douglas, Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching.
March 18, 2020

Video Series

Dr. Kerrie Douglas, Purdue University Assistant Professor of Engineering Education, and colleagues conducted a NSF-funded study that began in 2016 to develop an evaluation framework for large STEM online courses. In this video series, Douglas addresses the needs for instructors who are called to move their courses online due to the coronavirus pandemic. She shares what her team identified and learned that will be helpful for faculty looking to take their STEM coursework online.
January 16, 2020

ENE Names 2020 Interdisciplinary Engineering Outstanding Alumni

It is our great pleasure to present this year's recipients of the Engineering Education Outstanding Alumni Award, Judith Cleland, Pedro Pires de Miranda, Jennifer Kerr and Arnold Young, all graduates of the former Division of Interdisciplinary Engineering (now part of the School of Engineering Education). At our event held last week, we also celebrated our top junior and senior students for their academic achievements and service.
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