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Engineering Faculty Becoming Engineering Educators And Researchers

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008



Conference Session

Mentoring & Development:Creating Successful NEEs

Tagged Division

New Engineering Educators

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13.508.1 - 13.508.2



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Wendy James Oklahoma State University

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Wendy James is a PhD student in the College of Education at Oklahoma State University.
Currently she has a fellowship promoting collaboration between the College of Education and OSU's Electrical and Computer Engineering department on an NSF funded curriculum reform
project called Engineering Students for the 21st Century. She has her M.S. in Teaching, Learning,
and Leadership from OSU, and her B.B.S. in Mathematics Education from Hardin-Simmons
University in Abilene, Texas. She has nine years teaching experience at the high school and college levels with courses in math and math education.

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Karen High Oklahoma State University

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KAREN HIGH earned her B.S. from the University of Michigan in 1985 and her M.S. in 1988 and Ph.D. in 1991 from the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. High is an Associate Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering at Oklahoma State University where she has been since 1991. Her main research interests are Sustainable Process Design, Industrial Catalysis, and Multicriteria Decision Making. Other scholarly activities include enhancing creativity in engineering education, critical thinking, and teaching science to education students and professionals. Dr. High is a trainer for Project Lead the Way pre-Engineering curriculum. Dr. High is involved with the development of an undergraduate entrepreneurship minor at Oklahoma State University.

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James, W., & High, K. (2008, June), Engineering Faculty Becoming Engineering Educators And Researchers Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 10.18260/1-2--3680

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