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  1. Backward Design for Instruction

    07 Apr 2010 | 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 instructional materials are designed. This design process is the complete opposite of what instructors typically...

  2. How People Learn 101: Theory and Practice

    07 Apr 2010 | 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 provide faculty members designing a course using nanoHUB resources a quick introduction to the How...

  3. 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 and...