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33rd Annual Frontiers in Education, 2003. FIE 2003. (2003)
Westminster, CO, USA
Nov. 5, 2003 to Nov. 8, 2003
ISBN: 0-7803-7961-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Work-in-progress: designing a support system for research on engineering education (PDF)

N.L. Fortenberry , Center for the Adv. of Scholarship on Eng. Educ., Nat. Acad. of Eng., Washington, DC, USA
pp. S1A-S12 vol.3

Engaging faculty in active/cooperative learning (PDF)

K.A. Smith , Dept. of Civil Eng., Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis, MN, USA
pp. S1A-S13 vol.3

Ways of knowing: ways of practice (PDF)

S.S. Courter , Dept. of Eng., Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI, USA
pp. S1A-S14 vol.3

Beyond instruction: faculty advancement from beginning to advanced levels (PDF)

S.B. Fellows , Div. of Eng. Discovery & Design, Binghamton Univ., USA
M. Laferty , Div. of Eng. Discovery & Design, Binghamton Univ., USA
pp. S1A-S15 vol.3

Supporting learning activities using virtual tools (PDF)

L.M.M. Giraffa , Pontificia Univ. Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Port Alegre, Brazil
pp. S1B-3-7 vol.3

The MIT IDEAS competition: promoting innovation for public service (PDF)

A. Smith , MIT Edgerton Center, Massachusetts Univ., MA, USA
pp. S1B-8-13 vol.3

Developing the reflection component in the EPICS model of engineering service learning (PDF)

L.A. Silvovsky , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. S1B-14-19 vol.3

Incorporating software engineering principles into real time engineering courses (PDF)

T. Sarma , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo, MI, USA
M. Atashbar , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo, MI, USA
H. Mousavinezhad , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo, MI, USA
pp. S1C-1-5 vol.3

Teaching software design with open source software (PDF)

D. Carrington , Sch. of Inf. Technol. & Electr. Eng., Queensland Univ., St. Lucia, Qld., Australia
S.-K. Kim , Sch. of Inf. Technol. & Electr. Eng., Queensland Univ., St. Lucia, Qld., Australia
pp. S1C-9-14 vol.3
Track 1

A program for faculty peer review of teaching at North Dakota State University (Abstract)

C. McIntyre , North Dakota State Univ., Fargo, ND, USA
Sudhir Mehta , North Dakota State Univ., Fargo, ND, USA
pp. S1A-5

The role of modeling in software engineering education (PDF)

P.B. Henderson , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Software Eng., Butler Univ., Indianapolis, IN, USA
pp. S1C-21-5 vol.3

Student learning styles, web use patterns and attitudes toward hypermedia-enhanced instruction (PDF)

M.S. Zywno , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ryerson Univ., Canada
pp. S1D-1-6 vol.3

Assessment of active learning with upper division computer science students (PDF)

B. Timmerman , Coll. of Eng. & Comput. Sci., California State Univ., Northridge, CA, USA
R. Lingard , Coll. of Eng. & Comput. Sci., California State Univ., Northridge, CA, USA
pp. S1D-7-12 vol.3

Math readiness: the implications for engineering majors (PDF)

L.R. Heinze , Pet. Eng. Dept, Texas Tech. Univ., Lubbock, TX, USA
pp. S1D-13-17 vol.3

New questions about learning styles (PDF)

C. Malave , Ind. Eng. Dept., Texas A&M Univ., USA
pp. S1D-S18 vol.3
Track 1

Work in progress - integrating service learning into freshman engineering courses (Abstract)

W. Oakes , Purdue University
P.K. Imbrie , Div. of Eng. Discovery & Design, Binghamton Univ., USA
pp. S1B1-1

Robots, plants, and the ten-year-old consultant: teaming K-12 and undergraduate students in community-based projects to encourage stem (Abstract)

L. Crowley , Coll. of Eng., Illinois Univ., Champaign, IL, USA
J. Dolle , Div. of Eng. Discovery & Design, Binghamton Univ., USA
pp. S1B-S12

Energy: an integrated and nontraditional approach (PDF)

J.R. Fanchi , Dept. of Pet. Eng., Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. S1E-1-5 vol.3

Combining renewable energy and design-for-manufacturing research in an undergraduate research project (PDF)

J.T. Tester , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff, AZ, USA
pp. S1E-10-15 vol.3

Consumer product design (PDF)

S. Condoor , Aerosp. & Mech. Eng. Dept., Saint Louis Univ., MO, USA
pp. S1E-16-20 vol.3

Renewable energy based capstone design applications for an undergraduate engineering technology curriculum (PDF)

R. Pecen , Dept. of Ind. Technol., Univ. of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, USA
pp. S1E-21-7 vol.3

2D and 3D introductory processes in virtual groups (PDF)

T. Clear , Sch. of Inf. Technol., Auckland Univ., New Zealand
pp. S1F-1-6 vol.3

Performance in international computer science collaboration between distributed student teams (PDF)

M. Hause , Fac. of Math. & Comput., Open Univ., Cambridge, UK
M. Petre , Fac. of Math. & Comput., Open Univ., Cambridge, UK
M. Woodroff , Fac. of Math. & Comput., Open Univ., Cambridge, UK
pp. S1F-13-18 vol.3

Learning computer networks in an internationally distributed project-based course (PDF)

A. Berglund , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Uppsala Univ., Sweden
pp. S1F-S19 vol.3

MEAD managing education with teachers at a distance (PDF)

M. Daniels , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Uppsala Univ., Sweden
pp. S1F-26-9 vol.3

Moral dilemmas: ethics in a senior seminar (PDF)

J.R. Fanchi , Dept. of Pet. Eng., Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
pp. S2A-1-5 vol.3
Track 1

Active learning using mechatronics in a freshman information technology course (Abstract)

D. Wolfe , Vanderbilt University
K. Gossett , Coll. of Eng. & Comput. Sci., California State Univ., Northridge, CA, USA
P.D. Hanlon , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo, MI, USA
pp. S1D-8

Embedding ethics into an engineering curriculum (PDF)

S. Fleischmann , Seymour & Esther Padnos Sch. of Eng., Grand Rapids, MI, USA
pp. S2A-13-18 vol.3

Teaching ethics in the engineering design process: a legal scholar's perspective (PDF)

V.M. Brannigan , Dept. of Fire Protection Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. S2A-19-24 vol.3

Design course projects that aid persons with disabilities (PDF)

A.H. Hoffman , Mech. Eng. Dept., Worcester Polytech. Inst., MA, USA
pp. S2B-1-6 vol.3

Lessons learned from an integrated senior project (PDF)

M.A. Dyrud , Commun. Dept., Oregon Inst. of Technol., Klamath Falls, OR, USA
pp. S2B-7-10 vol.3

Successful industry advisory board involvement in the capstone design experience (PDF)

K.A. Kramer , Electr. Eng. Program, San Diego Univ., CA, USA
pp. S2B-S11 vol.3
Track 1

Group-based learning in internationally distributed teams' an evaluation of a cross-atlantic experiment (Abstract)

P.M. Herder , Delft University of Technology
E. Sjoer , Coll. of Eng. & Comput. Sci., California State Univ., Northridge, CA, USA
pp. S1F7-12

Industry-academic partnerships for successful capstone projects (PDF)

J.L. Ray , Padnos Sch. of Eng., Grand Valley State Univ., Grand Rapids, MI, USA
pp. S2B-24-9 vol.3

C-requirements specification teaching (PDF)

F.J. Garcia , Comput. Sci. Dept., Salamanca Univ., Spain
pp. S2C-1-6 vol.3

The agile approach in an undergraduate software engineering course project (PDF)

T. Reichlmayr , Software Eng. Dept., Rochester Inst. of Technol., NY, USA
pp. S2C-13-18 vol.3
Track 1

Incident at Morales: an engineering ethics video (Abstract)

M.C. Loui , Illinois Univ., Champaign, IL, USA
E.W. LeFevre , Fac. of Math. & Comput., Open Univ., Cambridge, UK
S.P. Nichols , Fac. of Math. & Comput., Open Univ., Cambridge, UK
pp. S1H-2

Mentoring undergraduate students in engineering (PDF)

Jay Banerjee , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Puerto Rico Univ., Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
pp. S2D-S21 vol.3

Graduate-undergraduate interaction in wireless applications research and development (PDF)

S.G.M. Koo , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
A. Adewunmi , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
J. Lee , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
Y.C. Lee , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
C. Rosenberg , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. S2D-9-12 vol.3

What is good teaching of computer networks? (PDF)

A. Berglund , Dept. of Inf. Technol., Uppsala Univ., Sweden
pp. S2D-13-18 vol.3

Software for taking notes in class (PDF)

N. Ward , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. S2E-2-8 vol.3
Track 2

The capstone senior design course: an initiative in partnering with industry (Abstract)

K. Christensen , Univ. of South Florida, USA
D. Rundus , Fac. of Math. & Comput., Open Univ., Cambridge, UK
pp. S2B-17

The virtual classroom experience (PDF)

B.B. Thomas , Sch. of Comput. & Software Eng., Southern Polytech. State Univ., USA
pp. S2F-1-4 vol.3

Modularization of engineering courses using HTML content (PDF)

T.P. Cathcart , Agric. & Biol. Eng. Dept., Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
pp. S2F-S25 vol.3

Individualizing learning in a virtual learning environment (PDF)

F. Klett , Inst. of Media Technol., Ilmenau Tech. Univ., Germany
pp. S2F-S26 vol.3
Track 2

Design patterns- evolving from passive to active learning (Abstract)

J. Vallino , Rochester Institute of Technology
pp. S2C19-24

JIT technology support modules in probability and statistics (PDF)

S.D. Kellogg , Ind. Eng., South Dakota Sch. of Mines & Technol., Rapid City, SD, USA
pp. S2F-13-17 vol.3
Track 2

A CSCW and project management tool for learning software engineering (Abstract)

D. Draheim , Inst. of Comput. Sci., Freie Univ. Berlin, Germany
pp. S2C-6

Enhancing bioengineering opportunities for engineering majors (PDF)

V.K. Tyson , Coll. of Educ., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. S3A-1-6 vol.3

The University of Hawaii CubeSat: a multidisciplinary undergraduate engineering project (PDF)

W.A. Shiroma , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Hawaii Univ., Honolulu, HI, USA
pp. S3A-7-11 vol.3

A novel introductory graduate course for electrical engineers (PDF)

Thyagarajan Srinivasan , Div. of Eng. & Phys., Wilkes Univ., Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
pp. S3A-S18 vol.3
Track 2

Where are you? wireless WAY's to enhance collaboration (Abstract)

A.N. Pears , Uppsala University
M.-A. Brothier , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. S2E14-19

Integrating major design experience throughout a small civil engineering program (PDF)

K.C. Chou , Dept. of Mech. & Civil Eng., Minnesota State Univ., Mankato, MN, USA
W.J. Wilde , Dept. of Mech. & Civil Eng., Minnesota State Univ., Mankato, MN, USA
pp. S3B-S38 vol.3

Teaching introductory fluids through fountain design (PDF)

A. Hanson , Dept. of Civil Eng., New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces, NM, USA
S. Bawazir , Dept. of Civil Eng., New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces, NM, USA
pp. S3B-9-12 vol.3

Enhancing understanding of concepts in mechanics of materials using design (PDF)

M. Vable , Dept. of Mech. Eng. & Eng. Mech., Michigan Technol. Univ., Houghton, MI, USA
pp. S3B-13-17 vol.3

Software engineering baccalaureate programs in the United States: an overview (PDF)

D.J. Bagert , Comput. Sci. & Software Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
M.A. Ardis , Comput. Sci. & Software Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
pp. S3C-1-6 vol.3

Report from the trenches: applying the seek to BSSE program development (PDF)

S. Frezza , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Gannon Univ., Erie, PA, USA
pp. S3C-8-13 vol.3

A collaborative bachelor's degree in software engineering (PDF)

G.W. Hislop , Inf. Sci. & Technol., Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. S3C-14-18 vol.3
Track 2

Professional development at Construx software (Abstract)

S. McConnell , Ind. Eng., South Dakota Sch. of Mines & Technol., Rapid City, SD, USA
pp. S2G-S21

Designing education research: a mentoring opportunity (Abstract)

A.A. Waller , Educational Policy Studies, Georgia State Univ., Atlanta, GA, USA
D. DiBiasio , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. S2H-S21

A survey of group work within computer science programs (PDF)

K.L. Alford , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., US Mil. Acad., West Point, NY, USA
pp. S3D-S31 vol.3

Distance collaboration and rapid prototyping in a freshman design team experience (PDF)

J. Leifer , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Kentucky Univ., Paducah, KY, USA
pp. S3D-S32 vol.3
Track 3

Integrating concepts of decision making and uncertainty into engineering design education (Abstract)

S.K. Esche , Stevens Institute of Technology
C. Chassap , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA, USA
pp. S3B1-3

Improving the evaluation of programming courses (PDF)

Yu-Liang Chi , Nat. Chung Chen Univ., Min-Hsiun, Taiwan
pp. S3F-17-20 vol.3

Experiences in Web-based grading (PDF)

D.W. Juedes , Sch. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Ohio Univ., Athens, OH, USA
pp. S3F-27-32 vol.3
Track 3

IEEE-CS/ACM computing curricula - software engineering volume (Abstract)

R. LeBlanc , Georgia Insitute of Technology
A. Sabel , Comput. Sci. & Software Eng., Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technol., Terre Haute, IN, USA
T. Hilburn , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
A. McGettriek , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. S3C24-27

A successful experiment in curriculum integration: integrated science and technology at James Madison University (PDF)

R.G. Kander , Integrated Sci. & Technol. Dept., James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA, USA
pp. S4A-1-5 vol.3

Materials science in context using design parameters for musical instruments (PDF)

K.L. Kitto , Eng. Technol., Western Washington Univ., Bellingham, WA, USA
pp. S4A-11-16 vol.3
Track 3

An undergraduate course in technology and the political process (PDF)

D.R. Luginbuhl , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Western Carolina Univ., Cullowhee, NC, USA
pp. S4A-22-4 vol.3

Perceptions on effective engineering education (PDF)

A. Shanableh , Dept. of Civil Eng., Univ. of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
M. Omar , Dept. of Civil Eng., Univ. of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
B. Younes , Dept. of Civil Eng., Univ. of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
S. Barakat , Dept. of Civil Eng., Univ. of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
pp. S4B-1-6 vol.3

Engineering accreditation in Brazil (PDF)

M. Dziedzic , Dept. of Civil Eng., UnicenP, Curitiba, Brazil
pp. S4B-7-10 vol.3

An integrated approach to instruction in debugging computer programs (PDF)

R. Chmiel , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
M.C. Loui , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA
pp. S4C-1-6 vol.3

Interdisciplinary team teaching improvements (PDF)

J.R. Rowland , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Kansas Univ., Lawrence, KS, USA
pp. S4C-7-10 vol.3

A software engineering project course model based on studio presentations (PDF)

T.B. Horton , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., USA
J.C. Knight , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., USA
pp. S4C-S11 vol.3

Growing a software quality culture in an educational environment (PDF)

T. Howles , Comput. Sci. Dept., Rochester Inst. of Technol., NY, USA
pp. S4C-18-19 vol.3
Track 3

Why are some science and engineering concepts so difficult to learn? identifying, assessing, and "repairing" student misunderstanding of important concepts (Abstract)

R.A. Streveler , Center for Eng. Educ., Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
M.A. Nelson , Buenos Aires Univ., Argentina
B.M. Olds , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
R.L. Miller , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. S3H-S31

Using assessment to improve teams in engineering education (PDF)

T.A. Powers , Psychol. Dept., Massachusetts Univ., Dartmouth, MA, USA
pp. S4D-S47 vol.3

Collaborative, goal-oriented manipulation of artifacts by students during statics lecture (PDF)

P.S. Steif , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
pp. S4D-14-19 vol.3
Track 4

A novel approach to integrating design into manufacturing and materials education through the fabrication of a scale model cannon (Abstract)

J. Weinstein , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
R. Griffin , Buenos Aires Univ., Argentina
pp. S4A-21

Enhancing the in-classroom teaching/learning experience using wireless technology (PDF)

A. Adewunmi , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
C. Rosenberg , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
A. Sun-Basorun , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
S.G.M. Koo , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. S4E-20-5 vol.3

Australian experiences with designing and implementing e-commerce degrees (PDF)

A. Nafalski , Sch. of Electr. & Inf. Eng., South Australia Univ., Mawson Lakes, SA, Australia
pp. S4F-1-6 vol.3

Characterizing information technology through faculty research (PDF)

M.G. Bailey , Sch. of Technol., Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, USA
pp. S4F-7-11 vol.3

Recent development in accreditation of computing programs (PDF)

J.T. Gorgone , Bentley Coll., Waltham, MA, USA
pp. S4F-12-17 vol.3
Track 4

Developing teamwork and communication skills in a multidisciplinary experiment (Abstract)

D. Rosca , Software Eng. Dept., Monmouth Univ., West Long Branch, NJ, USA
pp. S4C-17

Effective teaching in theoretical IT modules (PDF)

M. Robbins , London Metropolitan Univ., UK
pp. S4F-S24 vol.3
Track 4

Student team projects in a beat transfer laboratory a review of the past and future directions (Abstract)

S.V. Naik , Purdue University
R.J. SchoenhaIs , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., USA
B.S. AbdulNour , Dept. of Civil Eng., Univ. of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
pp. S4D1-6

Reality check- student reflection on groupwork (Abstract)

D. Chesney , University of Michigan
pp. S4D8-13

Problem centred learning-to-research (Abstract)

J. Pollard , Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Univ. Coll. London, UK
pp. S4D-4

A learning environment for mobile computing integrating J2ME and software components (Abstract)

I.J. Foschini , Unwersidade Federal de Sao Carlos
S. Donizetti Zorzo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Virginia Univ., USA
pp. S4E1-6

Instructional testing through wireless handheld devices (Abstract)

C. Wuthrich , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Midwestern State Univ., Wichita Falls, TX, USA
R. Halverson , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Midwestern State Univ., Wichita Falls, TX, USA
T.W. Griffin , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Midwestern State Univ., Wichita Falls, TX, USA
N.L. Passos , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Midwestern State Univ., Wichita Falls, TX, USA
pp. S4E-12

Adding PDAs to your teachng toolkit (Abstract)

K.L. Alford , United States Military Academy
J.M.D. Hill , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Midwestern State Univ., Wichita Falls, TX, USA
pp. S4E14-19

EXCITE: enabling X-campus information technology education (Abstract)

W.R. Adrion , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Massachusetts Univ., Amherst, MA, USA
W. Burleson , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
W. Cooper , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
W.L. Israel , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
J. Kurose , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. S4F-23

Panel on computing curricula: comtuter engineering (Abstract)

A. McGettrick , University of Strathclyde
G. Engel , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
J. Impagliazzo , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
P.K. Srimani , Sch. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. S4G1-1

Special session - fie feedback and ideas for the future (Abstract)

J. Hughes , University of Strathclyde
pp. S4H1-1

Author Index (Abstract)

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