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Proceedings of 1994 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference - FIE '94 (1994)
San Jose, CA, USA
Nov. 2, 1994 to Nov. 6, 1994
ISSN: 0190-5848
ISBN: 0-7803-2413-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Improving education through improved assessment (PDF)

J. Paul , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Colorado Univ., Denver, CO, USA
pp. 17-21

Tutorial software for engineering mathematics (PDF)

S.L. Wood , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Santa Clara Univ., CA, USA
pp. 39-43

Educating engineers for times of rapid change (PDF)

T. Healy , Sch. of Eng., Santa Clara Univ., CA, USA
pp. 52-55

Engineering education in the post modern era (PDF)

G. Moriarity , San Jose State Univ., CA, USA
pp. 56-62

An introduction to electrical and computer engineering for freshmen: laboratories and lectures (PDF)

R.B. Uribe , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 68-71

Electronics up front: a motivational lab course (PDF)

A.B. Carlson , Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 72-76

Computer-aided instruction in dynamics: does it improve learning? (PDF)

R.E. Flori , Dept. of Basic Eng., Missouri Univ., Rolla, MO, USA
pp. 77-81

Innovation in teaching mechanical engineering applications (PDF)

O.A. Abu Zeid , Dept. of Mech. Eng., United Arab Emirates Univ., Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates
pp. 82-86

Application of data acquisition in undergraduate engineering education (PDF)

E. Welch , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Christian Brothers Univ., USA
pp. 98-101

Teaching digital system design using VHDL (PDF)

C.H. Roth , Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA
pp. 102-105

Motorola 68000 family simulators in education (PDF)

S.A. Mengel , Dept. of Comput. Syst. Eng., Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville, AR, USA
pp. 106-110

PC board design and fabrication using Schematics, PADS-PERFORM, and a laser printer (PDF)

M.E. Herniter , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff, AZ, USA
pp. 111-115

Fiber optic experiments for electrical/optical engineering technology laboratories (PDF)

J. Corones , Oregon Graduate Inst. of Sci. & Technol., Beaverton, OR, USA
pp. 123-127

A new approach to teaching electronics: content and methodology (PDF)

S.M. Lord , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, USA
pp. 146-150

Graphic programming-applications for engineering technology [education] (PDF)

T. Kirk , Dept. of Mech. Eng. Technol., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 165-169

Using the computer as a tool in engineering technology programs (PDF)

K.L. Kitto , Western Washington Univ., Bellingham, WA, USA
pp. 170-174

Teaching technology success skills with motivation (PDF)

E.M. Rothkopf , Coll. of Staten Island, City Univ. of New York, NY, USA
pp. 175-178

American and Asian perspectives in training world-class engineers (PDF)

V.K. Arora , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Wilkes Univ., PA, USA
pp. 179-183

Teaching industry-expected project planning skills (PDF)

T.W. Schultz , Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 189-193

Using railguns to break barriers between engineering disciplines at the United States Military Academy (PDF)

K.E. Reinhard , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., US Mil. Acad., West Point, NY, USA
pp. 204-208

Inexpensive technology lab exercises for grades 6-9 (PDF)

J.M. Conrad , Dept. of Comput. Syst. Eng., Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville, AR, USA
pp. 218-222

Engineering leadership helping high school students make career choices (PDF)

C.R. Cosgrove , Coll. of Eng. & Appl. Sci., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 223-224

Engineering course management from a feedback perspective (PDF)

J.R. Rowland , Kansas Univ., Lawrence, KS, USA
pp. 225-227

Introduction to engineering concepts for middle, junior high, and high school teachers (PDF)

J.M. Conrad , Dept. of Comput. Syst. Eng., Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville, AR, USA
pp. 250-252

Tech Prep: a good educational idea; will it work? (PDF)

W.K. Dalton , Dept. of Mech. Eng. Technol., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 253-256

Experience using the VideoJockey system for instructional multimedia delivery (PDF)

D.G. Meyer , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 262-266

Implementation issues using the SIMPLE learning environment (PDF)

W.M. Marcy , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Tech. Univ., Lubbock, TX, USA
pp. 267-270

High definition television (HDTV): a link to communications of the future (PDF)

D. Blanchard , Electr. Eng. Technol. Dept., Purdue Univ., Calumet, IN, USA
pp. 271-273

Implementation of a virtual classroom for an introductory circuit analysis course (PDF)

B. Oakley , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 279-283

Providing a welcome environment to make mistakes [computer science education] (PDF)

S.A. Mengel , Dept. of Comput. Syst. Eng., Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville, AR, USA
pp. 307-308

Team-building in the classroom (PDF)

D.L. Dekker , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. 309-311

Efforts to apply TQM in higher education (PDF)

B.A. Harding , Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 317-320

Fundamentals in civil engineering and computers-a freshman course (PDF)

F.L. Hart , Dept. of Civil & Environ. Eng., Worcester Polytech. Inst., MA, USA
pp. 321-325

A practical approach to introductory level design in electrical engineering (PDF)

D. Moore , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 326-330

An electrical engineering curriculum beginning in the first year (PDF)

J.A. Orr , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Worcester Polytech. Inst., MA, USA
pp. 342-346

ESCAPE through the Internet [engineering education] (PDF)

W.K. LeBold , Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 351-355

Illustrating the multidisciplinary nature of engineering using engineering grand challenges (PDF)

D.M. Etter , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Colorado Univ., USA
pp. 371-374

Development of a minor program of study in Management of Technology (PDF)

D.V. Kerns , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN, USA
pp. 375-377

Microcontrollers in education: a case-study (PDF)

A. Santos , Univ. Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
pp. 378-382

An FPGA-based pedagogical microprocessor for introductory computer engineering courses (PDF)

D.G. Meyer , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 383-387

Introduction of programmable gate arrays into an introductory logic design course (PDF)

S.L. Wood , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Santa Clara Univ., CA, USA
pp. 388-392

Using local area networks to improve learning efficiency (PDF)

B.W. Hilmes , US Mil. Acad., West Point, NY, USA
pp. 434-435

The optical engineering curriculum at CSUS (PDF)

S.K. Ramesh , Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., California State Univ., Sacramento, CA, USA
pp. 444-447

PSpice and MATLAB in undergraduate and graduate electrical engineering courses (PDF)

A. Azemi , Dept. of Eng., Penn State Univ., Delaware, PA, USA
pp. 456-459

Integrating fundamentals and industrial applications in a heat transfer course (PDF)

R.J. Schoenhals , Sch. of Mech. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 469-472

Developing the Optimum PC Lab (PDF)

D.F. Reich , US Mil. Acad., West Point, NY, USA
pp. 477-481

Engineering communication styles in a nonengineering world (PDF)

H.W. Li , Idaho Univ., Moscow, ID, USA
pp. 486-490

A different approach to engineering laboratory instruction (PDF)

M.E. Parten , Texas Tech. Univ., Lubbock, TX, USA
pp. 528-532

Senior microelectronics design laboratory "feeding" introductory networks/electronics laboratories (PDF)

D. Moore , Bradley Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 533-537

Emulating industrial prototyping: Berkeley's Engineering Design Studio (PDF)

J.H. Wujek , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., California Univ., Berkeley, CA, USA
pp. 543-547

Writing a textbook, the easy way (PDF)

W.K. Dalton , Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 548-551

Changing university culture through promotion policies (PDF)

T. Smith , Sch. of Technol., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 552-556

Visible Gizmos connecting circuits to student life (PDF)

J. Ellis , Dept. of Eng., Univ. of Southern Maine, Portland, ME, USA
pp. 556a-556c

Hardware homework for courses in circuits and electronics (PDF)

M. Hagler , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Texas Tech. Univ., Lubbock, TX, USA
pp. 557-561

Why don't they understand what they know? What to do about it! (PDF)

B. Howard , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., California State Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 573-578

The future of random-seeded crystal learning in computer-aided instruction (PDF)

S.H. Rubin , Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant, MI, USA
pp. 579-582

Distance education from the faculty perspective (PDF)

E.R. Fowler , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS, USA
pp. 583-585

A course exchange using television (PDF)

D. Jacobson , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. 586-588

More basics in courses of computer-integrated manufacturing technology (PDF)

Zhongming Liang , Dept. of Manuf. Technol., Purdue Univ., Fort Wayne, IN, USA
pp. 589-593

A meaningful theory of creativity: design as knowledge: implications for engineering design (PDF)

M.R. Ramirez , Greenfield NSF Coalition, Mercy Coll. of Eng. & Sci., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 594-597

Overcoming design shock [electrical engineering course] (PDF)

J.L. Kozikowski , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Villanova Univ., PA, USA
pp. 598-601

Thermal Systems Design at the junior level (PDF)

M.A. Linne , Div. of Eng., Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. 602-606

Overcoming a fear of design [engineering education] (PDF)

T.W. Schultz , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 607-609

Optimizing the effectiveness of adjunct faculty (PDF)

J. Gosink , Div. of Eng., Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. 610-614

Developing faculty bodies through training and infusing industrially experienced engineers and scientists (PDF)

M. Baker , Center for Professional Career Enhancement, Tennessee Univ., Chattanooga, TN, USA
pp. 615-619

The nuts and bolts of cooperative learning in engineering (PDF)

N.J. Mourtos , Dept. of Aerosp. Eng., San Jose State Univ., CA, USA
pp. 624-627

Teaching social impact of technology via writing (PDF)

E. Tsang , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Univ. of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA
pp. 638-640

The changing market for PhD graduates (PDF)

T.N. Trick , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. 641-643

The Foundation Coalition [engineering education] (PDF)

C.A. Erdman , Texas A&M Univ., TX, USA
pp. 644-648

E/sup 4/-genesis of a new curriculum (PDF)

R.G. Quinn , Lightwave Eng. Lab., Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 651-652

Institutionalization of E/sup 4/ (PDF)

J.E. Mitchell , Coll. of Eng., Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 653-655

Changing the core-changing the culture (PDF)

J.T. Demel , Gateway-Ohio State Activities, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, USA
pp. 656-659

Institutionalizing a new curriculum for engineering majors at Polytechnic University (PDF)

R.R. Rosee , Dept. of Acad. Affairs, Polytechnic Univ., Brooklyn, NY, USA
pp. 660-663

Teaching engineering economy in the context of design (PDF)

W.R. Callen , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 669-673

Computer-aided engineering economics and cost estimating (PDF)

W.R. Callen , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Georgia Inst. of Technol., Atlanta, GA, USA
pp. 674-678

JOVE research impact on undergraduate education: a case study (PDF)

W.A. Chren , Sch. of Eng., Grand Valley State Univ., MI, USA
pp. 679-683

The impact of JOVE on senior design projects (PDF)

L. Nagurney , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Hartford Univ., West Hartford, CT, USA
pp. 684-686

Development of manufacturing systems curricula in the Greenfield paradigm (PDF)

E.W. Zimmers , Comput.-Integrated Manuf. Lab., Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, PA, USA
pp. 709-713

Making writing assessment meaningful (PDF)

J.A. Held , Sch. of Eng. & Technol., Purdue Univ., Indianapolis, IN, USA
pp. 715-716

Using draft reviews to improve writing and thinking in engineering classes (PDF)

B.M. Olds , Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. 717-720

Holistic grading: an alternative approach (PDF)

M.A. Dyrud , Oregon Inst. of Technol., OR, USA
pp. 721-723

Grading technical papers during student conferences (PDF)

J.E. Sharp , Sch. of Eng., Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN, USA
pp. 724-728

Have You Tried ... ? (PDF)

A.A. Waller , University of Minnesota
pp. 729

Concept maps: a tool to assess student knowledge (PDF)

C.J. Atman , Dept. of Ind. Eng., Pittsburgh Univ., PA, USA
pp. 730

Comprehensive first-day handouts [engineering education] (PDF)

W. Venable , Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
pp. 731

Planner-coach pairs in cooperative learning [engineering education] (PDF)

K.A. Smith , Dept. of Civil Eng., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 732-733

Using annotated outlines to enhance learning [engineering education] (PDF)

C.F. Yokomoto , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., Indianapolis, IN, USA
pp. 735

Using reflective writing to promote metacognition [engineering education] (PDF)

A.A. Waller , Office of Human Resources, Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. 736-737

Closing the gap between teaching and learning: formative evaluation in a freshman design course (PDF)

G. Benenson , Dept. of Mech. Eng., City Coll. of New York, NY, USA
pp. 739-743

Nonconventional assessment-problems and experiences [education] (PDF)

J.A. Piotrowski , Western Sydney Univ., Nepean, NSW, Australia
pp. 22-25
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