ENE Memo: April 29, 2013
From the Head: 4/29
Our stated vision for engineering and engineering education is:
We envision engineers who, in collaboration with others, help communities globally to achieve their aspirations in creative yet responsible and sustainable ways. The education of these engineers is informed by sophisticated knowledge about how people learn to engineer. It attracts and develops a diverse range of people and is suited to addressing complex sociotechnical issues. This vision implies that we radically rethink the boundaries of engineering and the purpose of engineering education.
Strategic thinking, excellence, and accountability - espoused value ENE Strategic Plan, p3.
- May 8-9: ENE Advance (9:30-3:30)
- June 17 - July 11: STAR (Student Transition, Advising and Registration)
- Aug 13: ENE Faculty Advance
- Aug 14: BGR lunch
- Aug 14-16: ENE PhD orientation
- Aug 19: Classes Begin
- Sept 27: 2nd Annual First-Year Engineering Friday
- Sept 28 Homecoming & Family Weekend
- TBD: ABET Site Visit (Mon + Tues; most likely in Oct)
- Nov 8: Engineering Education Industrial Advisory Council (E2IAC)
- Nov 9: ENE Friends at the Football
- Nov 14: 3rd Annual Interdisciplinary Engineering Colloquium
...to the graduating undergraduate students—Ben Horstman, Nuclear Engineering; Tyler Schluttenhofer, Law & Society; Gabriel Valtierra, Creative Writing; Bailey Mantha-Nagrant, Interdisciplinary Engineering; Miles Evans, Environmental and Ecological Engineering; Aaron Lemcherfi, Aeronautical Engineering—involved in INSPIRE's Undergraduate Pre-College Research In STEM Education (UPRISE) Academy. These students worked with INSPIRE for years on research projects, and we would like to thank them and celebrate their impressive accomplishments:
Best Research Award 2012: Purdue University Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium: Engineering, Math and Computational Sciences for Horstman, B., Carr, R.L. & Strobel, J. (2012). “Model Eliciting Activities: A Teaching Tool to Promote Engineering Thought-Processes.”
Best Abstract 2012: Purdue University Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium: Humanities and Social Science for Lemcherfi, A. Kult, B. Duncan-Wiles, D., & Strobel, J. (2012) "K-12 Student Attitudes Towards Engineering."
Lemcherfi, A. Kult, B. Duncan-Wiles, D., & Strobel, J. (April 2012) K-12 Student Attitudes Towards Engineering. Poster presented at Butler University Undergraduate Research Symposium. Indianapolis, Indiana.
Evans, M., Mantha-Nagrant, B., Duncan-Wiles, D., & Strobel, J. (April 2012). WIWD: Assessing Teachers' Understanding of Engineering. Poster presented at the Purdue University P-12 Engagement Symposium. West Lafayette, Indiana. Also presented at the Butler University Annual Undergraduate Research Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana.
Carr, R.L., Diefes-Dux, H., Horstman, B. (2012). Change in Elementary Student Conceptions of Engineering Following an Intervention as Seen from the Draw-an-Engineer Test. Proceedings from 2012 Conference of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). San Antonio, Texas.
Carr, R.L., Diefes-Dux, H., Horstman, B. (2012). Analysis in Engineering Construct Knowledge (Work in Progress). Proceedings from 2012 Frontiers in Education, held at Seattle, Washington, October, 2012.
Carr, R. L., Diefes-Dux, H. A., & Horstman, B. J. (2012). Work in progress: Analysis of change in engineering construct knowledge. Proceedings of the 42nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Seattle, WA.
Horstman, B., Carr, R.L. & Strobel, J. (2012). Model Eliciting Activities: A Teaching Tool to Promote Engineering Thought-Processes. Poster presented at 2012 Purdue University Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium, West Lafayette, Indiana.
Yoon, S. Y., Evans, M. G., & Strobel, J. (2012). Development of the Teaching Engineering Self-Efficacy Scale (TESS) for K-12 teachers.
Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition, 2012-4413, San Antonio, TX, USA.
Yoon, S. Y., Evans, M. G., & Strobel, J. (under review). Validation of the Teaching Engineering Self-efficacy Scale (TESS) for K-12 teachers: A structural equation modeling approach. Journal of Engineering Education.