Engineering Education Research is a rigorous, interdisciplinary field in which scholars focus on and apply research methods from education, learning sciences, and social-behavioral sciences to address a variety of issues pertaining to: teaching and learning; college access and persistence; workforce development; and other issues critical to the success of the field of engineering. Scholars in the subfield of ECE Education Research focus on issues pertinent to the discipline of electrical and computer engineering.
Rare in engineering education research, the project involves a randomized control trial to determine if it’s effective.
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.
Alumnus develops platform that allows instructors to turn almost any course into a multiplayer online game.
Finelli takes on the future of educating engineers