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  1. Framework for Evaluating Simulations: Analysis of Student Developed Interactive Computer Tools

    21 Jul 2014 | Publications | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/21266

  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. 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.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/19599

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11735

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8767

  12. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8765

  13. How People Learn 101: Theory and Practice

    07 Apr 2010 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Krishna P. C. Madhavan, Sean Brophy

    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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8763

  14. 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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