31 01, 2024

Designing Remote Labs in Outcome based Education using Digital Twin and Metaverse

By , |2024-02-01T19:34:25-05:00January 31st, 2024|Distance Education, Laboratories, Learning Engineering, Remote Instruction|

Engineering programs running in major universities of the world found it difficult to perform experiments online during the Covid-19 outbreak. The theory portion of most programs was conducted online [1]. However, for lab sessions, no alternative was found. The students were asked to physically appear in labs in smaller groups [...]

4 01, 2024

MUD Cards as an ACTIVE Learning Tool

By |2024-01-04T15:47:21-05:00January 4th, 2024|Active Learning|

ABSTRACT The use of most unclear discussion (MUD) cards enable anonymous questioning free of judgment, to foster student engagement. These cards offer professors insightful feedback on class progression, aiding in adaptive teaching approaches that balance meeting student needs and maintaining appropriate challenge levels. Particularly impactful in cumulative courses, this [...]

27 12, 2023

Software and Systems Engineering Standards: Implementing DEVOPS Best Practices

By |2024-01-08T10:17:45-05:00December 27th, 2023|Learning Technologies|

ABSTRACT The implementation of DevOps best practices using software and systems engineering standards can significantly improve software development and deployment. DevOps practices help organizations deliver high-quality software at a faster rate, while reducing costs and increasing efficiency. However, many organizations struggle to effectively implement DevOps practices due to a lack [...]

22 12, 2023

Project-Based Learning: A Catalyst for Student Engagement and Holistic Learning

By , |2024-01-08T10:19:57-05:00December 22nd, 2023|Project Based Learning|

Abstract Project-Based Learning (PBL) is a pedagogical approach that has gained significant attention in recent years for its potential to enhance student engagement and foster holistic learning. This article explores the principles, benefits, and challenges of PBL, drawing upon empirical studies and educational theory to underscore its efficacy as a [...]

11 12, 2023

On the Use of High-Frequency, Low-Stakes Assessments for STEM Undergraduate Education

By |2023-12-13T08:49:52-05:00December 11th, 2023|Assessment Techniques, Curriculum Design, Educational Research|

Undergraduates can be kept actively engaged through a variety of methods. One important method involves the use of high-frequency, low-stakes (HFLS) testing. In practice, this involves the repeated use of evaluation mechanisms that have little impact on a student’s grade. The remainder of the work presented herein will present some [...]

24 08, 2023

The HKN Honor Society as an Institutional Resource

By , |2023-08-25T11:33:24-04:00August 24th, 2023|Career Development|

Scholastic honor societies are among the student organizations which are commonly available for engineering students.  These groups provide recognition for academic excellence, e.g. class rank, often combined with other activity or service requirements.  The immediate and long-term benefits of student participation in student organizations are well documented, cf. [1].  [...]

21 03, 2023

Make EPICS in IEEE your Partner for Academic Service Learning Projects

By |2023-03-21T13:10:52-04:00March 21st, 2023|Project Based Learning|

Service learning projects effectively engage engineering students by tying what they are learning in the classroom to a real-life community challenge. Through service learning, students get equipped for the workforce by defining, designing, building, testing, and deploying engineering-based solutions by working hand in hand with a community organization. Students [...]