The Reinvention Center
2004 Frontiers in Education Conferences: Discussing the Diversification of Engineering. Karan Watson, University of Michigan. Based on the working paper, "What's Next in Diversifying the US Engineering Workforce?"
The Engineer of 2020: Visions of Engineering in the New Century (2004), National Academies Press, National Academy of Engineering. http://www.nae.edu/NAE/naepcms.nsf/weblinks/MKEZ-5Z5PKL?OpenDocument
Fedler, Richard M. (2004). Changing Times and Paradigms: Driving Forces for Reform in Engineering Educatin and Recent Sings They They May Be Working. Chem. Engr. Education, 38(1), 32-33.
Fedler, Richard M. (2004). Teaching Engineering at a Research University: Problems and Possibilities: Proven Strategies for Effective Teaching, Why Most Faculty Members Don't Know About Them, and Ways to Change the System to Make Their Use More Widespread. Educacion Quimica, 15(1), 40-42.
Fedler, Richard M. "A Protocol for Peer Review of Teaching." Outline of a System for Obtaining a Comprehensive and Reliable Peer Rating of the Quality of Course Instruction. 2004 Annual ASEE Conference Proceedings.
Fedler, Richard M. "The ABCs of Engineering Education: ABET, Bloom's Taxonomy, Cooperative Learning, and So On." Proceedings Paper that Defines and Gives Sources for Detailed Information on Common Concepts in Engineering Education. 2004 Annual ASEE Conference Proceedings.
Hrabowski, F., Kenneth I Maton, and Geoffrey L. Greif. (1998). Beating the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Males. Oxford University Press, 1998.
Jolly, E., Patricia B. Campbell, and Lesley Perlman. (2004). Engagement, Capacity and Continuity: A Trilogy for Student Success. GE Foundation.
Learning for the Future: Changing the Culture of Math and Science Education to Ensure a Competitive Workforce, Executive Summary (2003), Committee for Economic Development.
Maton, K.I., Freeman Hrabowski, Metin Ozlemir, and Harriette Wimms (2008). Enhancing Representation, Retention, and Achievement of Minority Students in Higher Education: A Social Transformation Theory of Change. Pgs. 115-132. In Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs. Edited by M. Shinn and H Yoshikawa. Oxford University Press. 387 pgs.
McCarthy, Joseph. "Bringing Research to the Classroom within Engineering and Computer Science," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004): http://www.sunysb.edu/Reinventioncenter/Conference_04/proceedings.htm
National Academy of Sciences. (2007). Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future. The National Academies Press, 2007.
National Research Council of National Academy of Sciences. (2007). Understanding Interventions that Encourage Minorities to Pursue Research Careers. The National Academies Press, 2007.
Oakley, B., Felder, R.M., and Elhajj, I. (2004). Turning Student Groups into Effective Teams: Techniques for Avoiding Dysfunctional Teams, Dealing with Them When They Arise, and Helping Students Acquire the Skills They Will Need to Form High-Performance Teams. J. Student Centered Learning, 2(1), 9–34.
The Science and Engineering Workforce, Realizing America's Potential: Executive Summary (Aug 2003), National Science Board, National Science Foundation. http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/documents/2003/nsb0369_5.pdf
Watson, Karan. "Engineering and Computer Science: Do New Fundamentals
Require New Pedagogies?," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004):
|Exemplary Programs and Practices|
College of Engineering, Freshman Research Opportunities, Boston University: http://www.bu.edu/eng/ugrad/research/
College of Engineering, Undergraduate Research Program, Cornell University:
|Course and Curricular Innovation|
The Pillars of Chemical Engineering: A Block Scheduled Engineering Curriculum project that transforms the undergraduate Chemical Engineering curriculum into a series of six pillar courses. Contact person: Joseph McCarthy. http://granular.che.pitt.edu/curriculum/