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

    22 Apr 2014 | 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 classroom instruction. The notion of size and scale (also referred to as a “big idea” in learning...

  2. NCN Education Team: Student Research

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

  3. Opportunities for Integrating nanoHUB Computational Simulations as Learning Tools

    25 Feb 2013 | | 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 tools into their teaching and (ii) learners with adequate scaffolds (supports) to use computational...