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Engineers have a duty to protect public well-being, but less than half learn how to do so effectively

Training in formal classes proves the most effective way to prepare engineers to protect public welfare at work

Bringing the Joy of Coding to Asilong, Kenya

Fourteen eleventh graders have joined Joy of Coding in Kenya, learning programming skills and teaching them to peers.

Educating engineers as whole people

Researching education leads the way to a diverse, impactful community of professionals.

Introducing young engineering students to the sociotechnical impact of technology

With the help of individual class modules, electrical engineering students relate technical content to issues of social justice, sustainability, and more.

ADHD in engineering: Improving education for neurodiverse college STEM students

The researchers look to increase the diversity of the STEM workforce.

Building ethical engineering leaders: public welfare awareness in graduate education

A new NSF-funded project will result in a unique engineering graduate course on professional responsibility

$1.8M for ‘active learning’, a step toward broader change in higher education

Rare in engineering education research, the project involves a randomized control trial to determine if it’s effective.

Best Paper Award recognizes research in electrical engineering student motivation

Phillips, Lenaway, Daly, and Foley concluded that early exposure to EE technical areas was likely the best way to draw more students to the field further down the line.

New grad program: Engineering Education Research

New program turns a researcher’s eye on engineering education in the service of better teaching, learning and diversity at U-M and beyond.

Making learning addictive

Alumnus develops platform that allows instructors to turn almost any course into a multiplayer online game.

Cindy Finelli: Community building and envisioning the future of engineering education research

Finelli takes on the future of educating engineers

Pioneering engineering education research

In the first approach of its kind, U-M is making big strides in the field of Engineering Education Research (EER).

Cynthia Finelli earns award at Frontiers in Education Conference for being an agent of change

Prof. Finelli's research is in engineering education, and she currently studies student resistance to active learning, faculty adoption of evidence-based teaching practices, and institutional change.