June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019
October 19, 2019
NSF Grantees Poster Session
This paper describes the first phase of infusing undergraduate courses in science and engineering with problem-based learning about transportation disruptive technologies. The project represents a collaboration between Benedict College and the University of South Carolina on an NSF Targeted Infusion Project (TIP) funded through the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP). The main project goal is to transform the approach for educating students pursuing STEM majors at a local HBCU. It is structured around an implementable set of pedagogical strategies in active learning with an emphasis on problem-based learning for in-the-classroom and outside-the-classroom (i.e. undergraduate research) environments.
This paper focuses on the development and implementation of three problem-based modules in three different courses ranging from first-year introduction to engineering to senior-level software engineering. Modules are created using the Environments for Fostering Effective Critical Thinking (EFFECTs) instructional framework. The paper reveals the benefits and challenges of a new approach to teaching and learning based on instructor and student interviews.
Pierce, C. E., & Comert, G., & Darko, S., & Iyangar, B., & Petrulis, R., & Berk, Z., & Huynh, N. N. (2019, June), Board 124: Infusing STEM Courses with Problem-based Learning About Transportation Disruptive Technologies Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Tampa, Florida. 10.18260/1-2--32219
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: © 2019 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