Albuquerque, New Mexico
June 24, 2001
June 24, 2001
June 27, 2001
6.205.1 - 6.205.15
Articulating Computer Graphics with High Schools
Douglas Acheson, Willard D. Bostwick, Kenneth Rennels, Brian Copes
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) / Mooresville High School
The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET), at IUPUI and the Mooresville Consolidated School Corporation, Mooresville, Indiana have formed a unique program articulation. A potential for continuous interactive approach between participating partners is the key. Provisions of the agreement permit Mooresville High School graduates to obtain college credit upon matriculating at IUPUI without additional cost for the Computer Design and Production course offered at their school. This paper outlines the background, procedures, and outcomes resulting from this model and explores possibilities for future articulation agreements with other courses and institutions.
The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology is located on the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. The school offers undergraduate associate and/or baccalaureate degree programs in: Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET), Electrical Engineering Technology (EET), Biomedical Electronics Technology (BMET), Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology (CIMT), Computer Graphics Technology (CGT), Civil Engineering Technology (CET), Architectural Technology (ART), Construction Technology (CNT), Interior Design (INTR), Computer Technology (CPT), and Organizational Leadership and Supervision (OLS). The school also offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Electrical Engineering (EE) and graduate degrees in Biomedical Engineering (BME). The school has an enrollment of 2207 full and part time students (fall 2000). IUPUI has an enrollment of 27,525 students (fall 2000) in 18 schools and is the third largest university in Indiana.
Engineering design graphics instruction at both the high school and collegiate levels has evolved by necessity to include the use of digital tools such as AutoCAD®. With this evolution, the emphasis on required skill sets often must include more “tool” oriented instruction in contrast to “rule” (theory) instruction. In the days of old, an instructor would spend less than a minute showing students the proper way to hold a pencil, use a compass, or align a template. Then it was off to the meat of the course, the theoretical when and where’s to logically apply these tools.
Proceedings of the 2001 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition Copyright © 2001, American Society for Engineering Education
Copes, B., & Bostwick, W. D., & Rennels, K., & Acheson, D. (2001, June), Articulating Computer Graphics With High Schools Paper presented at 2001 Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. https://peer.asee.org/8917
ASEE holds the copyright on this document. It may be read by the public free of charge. Authors may archive their work on personal websites or in institutional repositories with the following citation: © 2001 American Society for Engineering Education. Other scholars may excerpt or quote from these materials with the same citation. When excerpting or quoting from Conference Proceedings, authors should, in addition to noting the ASEE copyright, list all the original authors and their institutions and name the host city of the conference. - Last updated April 1, 2015