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IEEE Transactions on Education

November 2012 Volume 55, Number 4

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Number of articles: 15

  1. The Company Approach to Software Engineering Project Courses

    D Broman, K Sandahl & M Abu Baker

    Teaching larger software engineering project courses at the end of a computing curriculum is a way for students to learn some aspects of real-world jobs in industry. Such courses, often referred to... More

    pp. 445-452

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  2. Using Video Tutorials as a Carrot-and-Stick Approach to Learning

    J Wells, R M. Barry & A Spence

    Traditional teaching styles practiced at universities do not generally suit all students' learning styles. For a variety of reasons, students do not always engage in learning in the courses in... More

    pp. 453-458

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  3. An Undergraduate Survey Course on Asynchronous Sequential Logic, Ladder Logic, and Fuzzy Logic

    D L. Foster

    For a basic foundation in computer engineering, universities traditionally teach synchronous sequential circuit design, using discrete gates or field programmable gate arrays, and a microcomputers ... More

    pp. 459-465

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  4. Experimental Economics for Teaching the Functioning of Electricity Markets

    J Y. Guevara-Cedeno, R Palma-Behnke & R Uribe

    In the field of electricity markets, the development of training tools for engineers has been extremely useful. A novel experimental economics approach based on a computational Web platform of an... More

    pp. 466-473

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  5. Algorithmic Bricks: A Tangible Robot Programming Tool for Elementary School Students

    D-Y Kwon, H-S Kim, J-K Shim & W-G Lee

    Tangible programming tools enable children to easily learn the programming process, previously considered to be difficult for them. While various tangible programming tools have been developed,... More

    pp. 474-479

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  6. Technological Literacy Learning with Cumulative and Stepwise Integration of Equations into Electrical Circuit Diagrams

    G Ozogul, A M. Johnson, R Moreno & M Reisslein

    Technological literacy education involves the teaching of basic engineering principles and problem solving, including elementary electrical circuit analysis, to non-engineering students. Learning... More

    pp. 480-487

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  7. Application of Project-Based Learning (PBL) to the Teaching of Electrical Power Systems Engineering

    N Hosseinzadeh & M R. Hesamzadeh

    Project-based learning (PBL), a learning environment in which projects drive learning, has been successfully used in various courses in the educational programs of different disciplines. However,... More

    pp. 495-501

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  8. Enhancing Project-Based Learning in Software Engineering Lab Teaching through an E-Portfolio Approach

    J A. Macias

    Project-based learning is one of the main successful student-centered pedagogies broadly used in computing science courses. However, this approach can be insufficient when dealing with practical... More

    pp. 502-507

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  9. The 18 mm[superscript 2] Laboratory: Teaching MEMS Development with the SUMMiT Foundry Process

    T Dallas, J M. Berg & R O. Gale

    This paper describes the goals, pedagogical system, and educational outcomes of a three-semester curriculum in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). The sequence takes engineering students with no... More

    pp. 529-537

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  10. Mechatronic Aeropendulum: Demonstration of Linear and Nonlinear Feedback Control Principles with MATLAB/Simulink Real-Time Windows Target

    E T. Enikov & G Campa

    This paper presents a low-cost hands-on experiment for a classical undergraduate controls course for non-electrical engineering majors. The setup consists of a small dc electrical motor attached to... More

    pp. 538-545

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  11. Combining Self-Explaining with Computer Architecture Diagrams to Enhance the Learning of Assembly Language Programming

    Y-C Hung

    This paper investigates the impact of combining self explaining (SE) with computer architecture diagrams to help novice students learn assembly language programming. Pre- and post-test scores for... More

    pp. 546-551

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  12. Motor-Reducer Sizing through a MATLAB-Based Graphical Technique

    H Giberti & S Cinquemani

    The design of the drive system for an automatic machine and its correct sizing is a very important competence for an electrical or mechatronic engineer. This requires knowledge that crosses the... More

    pp. 552-558

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  13. An Online, Interactive Renewable Energy Laboratory

    D A. O'Leary, J Shattuck & J Kubby

    An undergraduate introductory science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) class can be a jarring disappointment to new students expecting to work with cutting-edge, real-world technology.... More

    pp. 559-565

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  14. Redesigning the Assessment of an Entrepreneurship Course in an Information Technology Degree Program: Embedding Assessment for Learning Practices

    E Pardede & J Lyons

    Entrepreneurship is a novel course in the curriculum for students in the Information Technology (IT) degree program at La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia. In comparison to other IT-related... More

    pp. 566-572

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  15. Unique Power Electronics and Drives Experimental Bench (PEDEB) to Facilitate Learning and Research

    S Anand, R S. Farswan & B G. Fernandes

    Experimentation is important for learning and research in the field of power electronics and drives. However, a great deal of equipment is required to study the various topologies, controllers, and... More

    pp. 573-579

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