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nanoHUB Resources for K-12
Teaching and Learning with nanoHUB Simulation Tools: Transforming Research Findings into Instructional Approaches
10 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana
Results of our studies reveal the vast potential of integrating computational simulation tools into formal learning experiences. Outcomes of our studies include: a) a set of learning outcomes associated with instructors’ goals for incorporating simulation tools into their teaching and b) a...
Exploring the Impact of nanoHUB.org on Research and Education Users
15 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, George B. Adams III, Krishna P. C. Madhavan, Nathan Travis Denny, Michael Zentner, Swaroop S, Lynn Zentner, Diane Beaudoin, Mehdi Salmani Jelodar
With over 170,000 users in the last 12 months and over 2,300 resources including nearly 200 simulation tools, nanoHUB.org has established itself as the world’s largest Nanotechnology User Facility. Critical attributes for the success of such science gateways are open access, ease of use, utterly...
The Promise of Tomorrow: Using nanoHUB.org, how it work and protects IT property
20 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Colonel Mason, Gerhard Klimeck
The Promise of Tomorrow: Using the website, www.nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, complete classes in nanotechnology, how it work and protects IT property.
PDF document: retinal.pdf
Isomerization reactions are very important in vision, as well as in many other chemical processes. When light is adsorbed, the double bond at carbon 11 in retinal...
Quantum Chemistry for Engineers: Nanohub Nanoscience Projects
Electronic structure calculations play a major role in science and engineering, providing valuable information about molecular structure, thermodynamic and spectroscopic properties, and for...
Optical and thermodynamic properties of gold metal nanoparticles. Effect of chemical functionalization.
PDF document: AuNanoParticles.pdf
This laboratory is intended to introduce the student to the use of semiempirical electronic structure methods. In particular, the semiempirical...
The Promise of Tomorrow: Using nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, and complete classes in nanotechnology
24 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Colonel Mason, Gerhard Klimeck
The Promise of Tomorrow: Using the website, www.nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, and complete classes in nanotechnology.
Carbon Nanotube Fracture
PDF document: nanotubes.pdf
Due to their mechanical properties, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) hold promise as nanoreinforcements in a variety of composites. As a result, numerous theoretical and...
Would doing a degree in chemistry help me in the field on Nanotechnology? Specifically NEMS field
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I am currently an undergraduate student at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada studying Engineering Physics. From this program I gain a very similar education as...
Stephen Paul Woodall
2010 NCN Annual Review S13: External Education - Cal Poly Pomona
16 Jun 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Tanya Faltens
Overview of How People Learn Framework to Support Instructional Design
19 Apr 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Sean Brophy
The National Academy of Sciences commissioned a report on How People Learn which is now being used by a wide range of educators and researchers. The report provides a review of critical research on human cognition that has informed the development of pedagogical methods that lead to learning....
nanoHUB: Impact On Education
nanoHUB’s Impact on Education
The contributions of nanoHUB.org to learning have been significant. Since its inception nanoHUB has been used in 379 graduate and undergraduate courses taught...
How engineering instructors use nanoHUB simulations as learning tools?
08 Apr 2010 | | 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 case studies that describe in detail specific ways in which instructors have incorporated nanoHUB...
The Transparency Paradox: Computational Simulations as Learning Tools for Engineering Graduate Education
08 Apr 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana, Sean Brophy,
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 also become a critical element of learning experiences as they can provide engineering students...
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 models. Laboratory simulations have been used in educational contexts forinquiry learning by allowing...
Professors' Instructional Approaches and Students' Perceptions of nanoHUB Simulations as Learning Tools.
Simulations can provide a critical element of learning experiences. Simulations are alsobecoming a critical part of computational science, which is being described as the thirdlegin this century's methodologies of science (Sabelli, et. al, 2005). Opportunities existto use the same simulation as...
Professor's and Student's Perceptions and Experiences of Computational Simulations as Learning Tools
04 Apr 2010 | | 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 from a multifaceted research study exploring the ways computational simulations have been perceived...