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  1. First-Year Engineering Students' Communication of Nanotechnology Size & Scale in a Design Challenge

    22 Apr 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Yi Kong, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan

    While nanotechnology is a highly engaging topic for students, it entails concepts that are difficult to understand and need to be carefully considered when incorporating nanotechnology into...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/20909

  2. NCN Education Team: Student Research

    09 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Oguz Hanoglu, Yi Kong

    http://nanohub.org/resources/20825

  3. Nanotechnology Reflection Survey

    07 Apr 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Heidi A Diefes-Dux

    http://nanohub.org/resources/20771

  4. First-Year Engineering Students Explore Nanotechnology in Engineering

    04 Jul 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan

    Nanotechnology is a promising field for advancement, but not many engineering students graduate with a sufficient understanding of nanotechnology and its potential. The purpose of this study is to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18831

  5. Analysis of Reports of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering Program

    30 Apr 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Taimur Amjad, Jennifer Nielsen, Lynette Osborne, Shirley Eng, Thomas Jarosz

    The Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) Program was initiated as a component in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NSE) Program, which is part of the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/17664

  6. Engineering and Science Instructors' Intended Learning Outcomes with Computational Simulations as Learning Tools

    26 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    This presentation describes the results of a study aiming to identify how 14 instructors incorporated into their classrooms computational simulations as learning tools. The study was based on the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16592

  7. Opportunities for Integrating nanoHUB Computational Simulations as Learning Tools

    25 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    This presentation introduces a research agenda that focuses on identifying how to provide: (i) instructors with educational resources to help them better integrate nanoHUB computational simulation...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16594

  8. Students Perceptions and Experiences of Using Computational Simulations as Learning Tools

    25 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    This presentation summarizes the results of three research studies aiming to investigate students perceptions and experiences of using computational simulations as learning tools. The three...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16593

  9. Learning with nanoHUB

    01 Aug 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Quincy Leon Williams

    Interactive media is the most valuable tool for engaging the younger generations of students and future researchers. Since, few instructors have the skills required to incorporate such new...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14886

  10. TEDxPurdueU - Gerhard Klimeck - Connect Innovation

    15 Jun 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    The NCN provides on-line simulation resources to the Nanotechnology Community at large through its nanoHUB. nanoHUB provides the capability to perform on-line simulation through a web browser...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14307

  11. Teaching and Learning with nanoHUB Simulation Tools: Transforming Research Findings into Instructional Approaches

    10 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    Results of our studies reveal the vast potential of integrating computational simulation tools into formal learning experiences. Outcomes of our studies include: a) a set of learning outcomes...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12265

  12. Exploring the Impact of nanoHUB.org on Research and Education Users

    15 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, George B. Adams III, Krishna P. C. Madhavan, Nathan Travis Denny, Michael Zentner, Swaroop S, Lynn Zentner, Diane Beaudoin, Mehdi Salmani Jelodar

    With over 170,000 users in the last 12 months and over 2,300 resources including nearly 200 simulation tools, nanoHUB.org has established itself as the world’s largest Nanotechnology User...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12071

  13. The Promise of Tomorrow: Using nanoHUB.org, how it work and protects IT property

    20 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Colonel Mason, Gerhard Klimeck

    The Promise of Tomorrow: Using the website, www.nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, complete classes in nanotechnology, how it work and protects IT property.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11711

  14. The Promise of Tomorrow: Using nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, and complete classes in nanotechnology

    24 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Colonel Mason, Gerhard Klimeck

    The Promise of Tomorrow: Using the website, www.nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, and complete classes in nanotechnology.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11484

  15. Overview of How People Learn Framework to Support Instructional Design

    19 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy

    The National Academy of Sciences commissioned a report on How People Learn which is now being used by a wide range of educators and researchers. The report provides a review of critical research...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8874

  16. How engineering instructors use nanoHUB simulations as learning tools?

    08 Apr 2010 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    In this section we provide a description of two of the most frequent ways engineering instructors incorporate nanoHUB simulations as learning tools. In the supporting document section we provide...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8742

  17. The Transparency Paradox: Computational Simulations as Learning Tools for Engineering Graduate Education

    08 Apr 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana, Sean Brophy, George Bodner

    Computational simulations have become a critical part of computational science, which is being described as the third leg in this century’s methodologies of science. Computational simulations have...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8781

  18. Are Simulation Tools Developed and Used by Experts Appropriate Experimentation Tools for Educational Contexts?

    08 Apr 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana, Sean Brophy, George Bodner

    Simulations and visualizations can lead to significant improvements in students' conceptual understanding. This increased understanding may be due to the formation of expert-like dynamic mental...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8779

  19. Professors' Instructional Approaches and Students' Perceptions of nanoHUB Simulations as Learning Tools.

    08 Apr 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana, Sean Brophy, George Bodner

    Simulations can provide a critical element of learning experiences. Simulations are also becoming a critical part of computational science, which is being described as the thirdleg in this...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8777

  20. Professor's and Student's Perceptions and Experiences of Computational Simulations as Learning Tools

    04 Apr 2010 | Publications | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    Computational simulations are becoming a critical component of scientific and engineering research, and now are becoming an important component for learning. This dissertation provides findings...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8750

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