30 12, 2022

Let’s Talk About Academic Integrity

By |2023-01-27T15:32:30-05:00December 30th, 2022|Academic Integrity|

Let's Talk about Academic Integrity Ethical conduct is essential in professional life. As with other professional organizations, IEEE has a Code of Ethics that defines professional standards of conduct. Academic programs need to introduce students to ethical expectations related to their career preparation as well as to their conduct [...]

10 10, 2022

Tenure Track – Making a Case as a Candidate

By |2022-10-10T16:35:53-04:00October 10th, 2022|Career Development|

Tenure Track: Tips for Making Your Case as a Candidate Launching an academic career often means trying to become a permanent member of an academic institution. Tenure is a commitment that is made primarily based on the university’s needs—not the achievements of those seeking tenure. Typically, a doctorate is [...]

6 09, 2022

Demystifying Compliance with ABET Criterion 4

By , , , |2022-09-06T16:52:57-04:00September 6th, 2022|Accreditation, Assessment Techniques|

Demystifying Compliance with ABET Criterion 4 In the early 1990s ABET, the accreditation agency for engineering and technology programs, initiated a process to move away from inflexible criteria focused on what is taught and which courses are taken to criteria focused on what is learned. The Engineering Criteria 2000 [...]

18 08, 2022

Teaching Engineering to First Timers

By |2022-08-18T16:09:45-04:00August 18th, 2022|Curriculum Design, Learning Engineering, Learning Technologies|

Jennifer Bonniwell is an associate professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering, where she just finished her sixth year. She teaches mostly freshmen and juniors in the electrical engineering programs and is a member of the American Society for Engineering Education. Bonniwell will be speaking about her experience teaching an [...]

18 07, 2022

Why Universities Should Adopt Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethics Course Requirements

By |2022-07-18T15:28:01-04:00July 18th, 2022|Curriculum Design, Learning Engineering, Learning Technologies|

Will Griffin is Chief Ethics Officer at Hypergiant, an enterprise AI company. He is the recipient of the IEEE 2021 Award for Distinguished Ethical Practices. He is the creator of Hypergiant's Top of Mind Ethics (TOME) framework which won the Communitas Award for Excellence in AI Ethics. His past [...]

5 05, 2022

Accessibility Lesson Plan (The W’s)

By |2022-05-05T22:54:47-04:00May 5th, 2022|Student Accessibility and Success|

Excellent content on how to create accessible content is available in multiple resources.  Accessibility Lesson Plan (The Ws) focuses on how to use that content to develop a lesson that teaches accessibility to engineering students and integrates that lesson plan into assignments. Why Teach About Accessible Content? As professional educators, [...]

12 04, 2022

How can engineering students be motivated to apply their vast technical background to solve major problems in today’s society?

By |2022-04-14T10:31:14-04:00April 12th, 2022|Learning Technologies|

These are my favorite quotes, broadcasted by IEEE Facebook, that I like to share with my engineering undergraduate students: - "Scientists study the world as it is; engineers create the world that has never been.” - Theodore van Kármán - Aerospace engineer and physicist. - "As engineers, we were going [...]

2 12, 2021

IBM Research and the Global University Programs department university support resources

By |2022-02-02T11:22:32-05:00December 2nd, 2021|Remote Instruction|

For decades major technology companies have supported university education. This started with hardware donations for research and classrooms, and now, with a more software oriented society, this has grown to offer schools access to important technologies such as Hybrid Cloud, AI, applications, and education for faculty in leading-edge computer applications. [...]

8 10, 2021

Challenge-based learning an emergent educational model for Engineering Education in the post-COVID era

By |2021-10-08T20:26:30-04:00October 8th, 2021|Educational Research, Project Based Learning|

Fig.1. Manuscripts published and indexed in SCOPUS on Challenge-Based Learning (Title, Abstract, Keywords) from 1993 to September 23, 2021 ( The transformation of education is constant, technological advances, the evolution of science, new concepts, new challenges, new experiences and global situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic make it [...]