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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...
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
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...
Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 3: Quantum Dots and Polymers
11 Feb 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kaustubh Bhalerao
Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 2: Synthetic Nanostructures
Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 1: Introduction/What is nanotechnology?
Illinois ABE 446: Biological Nanoengineering
11 Feb 2010 | Courses | Contributor(s): Kaustubh Bhalerao
Nanodevice design through organization of functional biological components; bio-molecular function and bioconjugation techniques in nanotechnology; modulation of biological systems using...
Illinois ECE 440: Introduction to Crystal Properties Homework
28 Jan 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mohamed Mohamed
This homework Assignment covers basic introduction to Material Properties and Crystal Structures.
Illinois ECE 440: Charge Carrier in Bulk Semiconductors Homework
This homework covers the effects of doping on carrier concentration in bulk silicon.
Illinois ECE 440: Introduction to Carrier Drift and Mobility Homework
This homework covers Carrier Transport in Semiconductors subjected to an electric field.
Illinois ECE 440: Diffusion and Energy Band Diagram Homework
This homework covers Diffusion of Carriers, Built-in Fields and Metal semiconductor junctions.
Illinois ECE 440: MOS Capacitor Homework
This homework covers Threshold Voltage, MOS Band Diagram, and MOS Capacitance-Voltage Analysis.
Illinois ECE 440: MOS Field-Effect Transistor Homework
This homework covers Output Characteristics and Mobility Model of MOSFETs.
Illinois ECE 440: Carrier Generation and Recombination and photo-conductivity Homework
This homework covers Optical Absorption, Excess Carrier Concentration, Steady State Carrier Generation, and Quasi-Fermi Levels.
Illinois ECE 440: PN Junction Homework
This homework covers P-N junctions in equilibrium, contact potential, and Space Charge at a Junction.
Illinois ECE 440: Photodiodes Homework
This homework covers Current and Voltage in an Illuminated Junction, Solar Cells, and PN Junction Simulation.
Illinois ECE 440: znipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) Homework
This homework covers BJT Fundamentals, Minority Carrier Distribution, and Terminal Currents.
Characterizing and scaffolding students' conceptions of size and scale
29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana
Scale concepts transcend disciplinary boundaries of science, mathematics, engineering, and technology because they are essential for performing explanations, theory generation, observation, and...
NCN Simulation-based Learning Workshop - Participant Packet
11 Nov 2009 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Krishna Madhavan, Sean Brophy, George B. Adams III, Alejandra J. Magana
This document contains all the materials that were distributed to participants of the NCN Simulation-based Learning Workshop that was held in Chicago, IL from November 5-6, 2009.