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Papers (1-10 of 10)

  1. Measuring the Impact of Service-Learning Projects in Engineering: High School Students' Perspectives

    10 May 2017 | Papers | Contributor(s): Tamecia Raishaun Jones, Jean M Trusedell, William "Bill" C. Oakes, Monica Elaine Cardella

    We have seen the benefits of service learning and its impact on perceptions and knowledge of engineering and recognize it as a successful mechanism for introducing often highly abstracted concepts...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/26510

  2. A profile of a Nano EPICS High School - Agawam High School

    10 May 2017 | Papers | Contributor(s): Tamecia Raishaun Jones

    This is a short profile of an EPICS High School that has found a way to integrate nano into its curriculum.  The profile describes how the teacher used her specialized background in marine...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/26512

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

    22 Apr 2014 | Papers | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/20909

  4. Nanotechnology Reflection Survey

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

    https://nanohub.org/resources/20771

  5. First-Year Engineering Students Explore Nanotechnology in Engineering

    04 Jul 2013 | Papers | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/18831

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

    30 Apr 2013 | Papers | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/17664

  7. 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/8781

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

    08 Apr 2010 | Papers | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/8779

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

    08 Apr 2010 | Papers | 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/8777

  10. 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...

    https://nanohub.org/resources/8750