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Analysis of Reports of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering Program
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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 …
Justin L Hess
Justin is a Ph.D. student in the School of Engineering Education and a Master’s student in the School of Civil Engineering at Purdue. He earned his Bachelors of Science from Purdue University in …
Illinois 2012: Societal Implications of Nanotechnology in Addressing Grand Global Challenges
04 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Irfan S. Ahmad
Nanotechnology has been heralded by some as a savior of humanity, while the naysayers have advocated placing a moratorium on nanotechnology research. Global challenges in areas of water, energy, …
23 Aug 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Ogaga Daniel Odele, Francesca Polo, Hanjun Xian, Krishna P. C. Madhavan
Simulate the normal distribution curve with varying mean and standard deviation
Carbon Nanotube Fracture
Due to their mechanical properties, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) hold promise as nanoreinforcements in a variety of composites. As a result, numerous theoretical and experimental studies have been …
Optical and thermodynamic properties of gold metal nanoparticles. Effect of chemical functionalization.
Objective This laboratory is intended to introduce the student to the use of semiempirical electronic structure methods. In particular, the semiempirical methods will be applied to the study of …
Isomerization reactions are very important in vision, as well as in many other chemical processes. When light is adsorbed, the double bond at carbon 11 in retinal (which is bonded to the protein …
Quantum Chemistry for Engineers: Nanohub Nanoscience Projects
Electronic structure calculations play a major role in science and engineering, providing valuable information about molecular structure, thermodynamic and spectroscopic properties, and for modeling …
Jul 12 2010
Illinois 2010 Biosensing-Bioactuation (BSBA) Summer Institute
Objectives The overall objective is to help develop infrastructure and community building in order to enhance our ability to address overarching challenges. Specific Objectives 1. Training of …
Thinking about Learning Objectives
07 Apr 2010 | Notes | Contributor(s): Krishna P. C. Madhavan
The first and most significant step in the backward design process is the identification of clear learning objectives that will eventually be assessed. Using New Bloom's Taxonomy as the theoretical …
Backward Design for Instruction
07 Apr 2010 | Notes | Contributor(s): Krishna P. C. Madhavan, Sean Brophy
Backward design is an instructional design process that focuses on what specific learning objectives need to be accomplished and how learning will be assessed appropriately before the instructional …
How People Learn 101: Theory and Practice
One of the primary goals of the NCN Education and Assessment Group is to allow insights from engineering education research to diffuse into the engineering curricula. This resource is designed to …
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