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Framework for Evaluating Simulations: Analysis of Student Developed Interactive Computer Tool
25 Jun 2015 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Yi Kong, Krishna Madhavan
This is the presentation for a paper presented at the 2015 annual American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) conference. The paper discusses a developed framework for evaluating and...
Framework for Evaluating Simulations: Analysis of Student Developed Interactive Computer Tools
21 Jul 2014 | Papers | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan
Computer simulations are discussed in the learning environment from two major perspectives: 1) teaching students how to build simulations and 2) developing simulations to teach students targeted...
NCN Education Team: Student Research
09 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Oguz Hanoglu, Yi Kong
Evaluating the Fermi Function at Ec + 0.02 eV
15 Oct 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Tanya Faltens
This is a short animation explaining how to evaluate the fermi function, given a band diagram and an energy level of interest.
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...
Students Perceptions and Experiences of Using Computational Simulations as Learning Tools
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...
Application of the nanoHUB tools in the Classroom
28 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska
This online presentation describes the application of the nanoHUB tools in the classroom.
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...
The Transparency Paradox: Computational Simulations as Learning Tools for Engineering Graduate Education
08 Apr 2010 | Papers | 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...
Are Simulation Tools Developed and Used by Experts Appropriate Experimentation Tools for Educational Contexts?
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...
Professors' Instructional Approaches and Students' Perceptions of nanoHUB Simulations as Learning Tools.
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
Thinking about Learning Objectives
07 Apr 2010 | Presentation Materials | 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...
Backward Design for Instruction
07 Apr 2010 | Presentation Materials | 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...
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...
Professor's and Student's Perceptions and Experiences of Computational Simulations as Learning Tools
04 Apr 2010 | Papers | 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...