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Evolution of a Flipped Engineering Economy Course

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Conference

2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Seattle, Washington

Publication Date

June 14, 2015

Start Date

June 14, 2015

End Date

June 17, 2015

ISBN

978-0-692-50180-1

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Engineering Economics Teaching Tools

Tagged Division

Engineering Economy

Page Count

16

Page Numbers

26.701.1 - 26.701.16

DOI

10.18260/p.24038

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https://peer.asee.org/24038

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126

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Jerome P. Lavelle North Carolina State University

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Jerome P. Lavelle is Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of engineering economic analysis, decision analysis, project management, leadership, engineering management and engineering education.

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Matthew T. Stimpson North Carolina State University

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E. Downey Brill North Carolina State University

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Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NCState

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Abstract

Evolution of a Flipped Engineering Economy CourseThis paper would fit into the Engineering Economy Division tracks at ASEE 2015At the ISERC 2013 conference in Puerto Rico the paper entitled “Flipped Out EngineeringEconomy: Converting a Traditional Class to Hybrid Model” was presented. That paper andpresentation focused on the history of the CE 390: Engineering Economy course at theinstitution, its conversion to a flipped model, and early student results (1 semester) of convertinga traditional lecture class to a hybrid model. The present paper describes the evolution of thehybrid model that has been implemented in this course over the last five semesters, discussingthe lessons learned and advantages and disadvantages of our approaches over this evolution.Included will be a description of changes made to the structure and pedagogy used as well as theimpact over time on student learning and assessment of the course. Statistical analysis of studentresults will be included. Faculty interested in flipping courses or incorporating hybrid techniquesin their courses should be interested in this work.

Lavelle, J. P., & Stimpson, M. T., & Brill, E. D. (2015, June), Evolution of a Flipped Engineering Economy Course Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.24038

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