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ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 1332–1342
Although there is evidence that academically successful students are engaged with their studies, it has proved difficult to define student engagement clearly. Student engagement is commonly construed as having two dimensions, social and academic....
Simulations of Carnival Rides and Rube Goldberg Machines for the Visualization of Concepts of Statics and Dynamics
Engineering Design Graphics Journal Vol. 74, No. 2 (2010) pp. 1–11
Solid modeling is widely used as a teaching tool in summer activities with high school students. The addition of motion analysis allows concepts from statics and dynamics to be introduced to students in both qualitative and quantitative ways. Two...
Chemical Engineering Education (CEE) Vol. 41, No. 2 (2007) pp. 144–152
Computer-simulated experiments offer many benefits to engineering curricula in the areas of safety, cost, and flexibility. We report our experience in developing and deploying a computer-simulated unit operations laboratory, driven by the guiding...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 122–128
Learning Management System (LMS) analytics have become an area of increasing interest and development. The potential to better understand our students’ levels of engagement provided by the systems have, to date, has been underutilized information...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2012 (November 2012)
Communities of discourse and market places often follow power laws with “long tailed” distributions. The present student “voucher” system and uncapped demand in higher education leads to an analogous “long tail” in the tertiary sector. We argue that ...