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Experiences of Implementing Blended Teaching and Learning Technique in Mechanics and Design Courses

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2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


Atlanta, Georgia

Publication Date

June 23, 2013

Start Date

June 23, 2013

End Date

June 26, 2013



Conference Session

Delivery Methods in Mechanical Engineering Courses

Tagged Division

Mechanical Engineering

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23.569.1 - 23.569.9



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Raghu Echempati Kettering University

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Echempati is a professor of Mechanical Engineering with over 30 years of teaching and research experiences. He is a Fellow of ASME and a member of ASEE and SAE. He has published over 110 papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings of repute. He taught Design related courses in Germany and now in India for many years.

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Anca L. Sala Baker College, Flint

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Dr. Anca L. Sala is Professor and Dean of Engineering and Computer Technology at Baker College of Flint. In addition to her administrative role she continues to be involved with development of new engineering curriculum, improving teaching and assessment of student learning, assessment of program outcomes and objectives, and ABET accreditation. She is an active member of ASEE, ASME, and OSA
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AbstractIn this paper, effectiveness of implementation of hybrid (blended) teaching/learning inmechanics and design courses is presented and discussed. Blended teaching and learninghas much been discussed and practiced with many positive experiences reported. Whatinhibits, if any, in continuing to practice and to implement this technique? Some of theseissues together with the author’s limited experiences are presented in this paper.

Echempati, R., & Sala, A. L. (2013, June), Experiences of Implementing Blended Teaching and Learning Technique in Mechanics and Design Courses Paper presented at 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. 10.18260/1-2--19583

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