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Focusing On Teamwork Vs. Technical Skills In The Evaluation Of An Integrated Design Project

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2003 Annual Conference


Nashville, Tennessee

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June 22, 2003

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June 22, 2003

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June 25, 2003



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Design for Community

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8.577.1 - 8.577.34

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Rex Ramsier

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H Michael Cheung

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Edward Evans

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Francis Broadway

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Helen Qammar

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Biographical Information

Rex Ramsier earned his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Pittsburgh in 1994 and after two years in industry joined the faculty at The University of Akron. He is currently an Associate Professor with joint appointments in several departments. He is active in promoting student success, and has received the campus-wide outstanding teacher award as well as many other teaching related honors. His research interests include functionalized materials and surface coatings, nanofibers and nanolithography, and surface science.

Francis Broadway received a Ph.D. in elementary education, which he earned in 1997 from the University of South Carolina. He holds an undergraduate degree in chemistry and worked as a middle and secondary school instructor before attaining his Ph.D. He is very active in pre- and in-service teacher education programs, an d participates in many professional education societies. Prof. Broadway also plays a major role in cross-college collaborations involving the colleges of Education, Engineering, and Arts & Sciences. His research interests involve cognitive learning and assessment of student performance.

H. Michael Cheung training is in chemical engineering. He earned his B.S. in 1979, his M.S. in 1982, and his Ph.D. in 1985, all at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and is a registered professional engineer (Ohio). He joined the chemical engineering faculty at The University of Akron in the fall of 1984 as an assistant professor, was tenured and promoted to associate professor in 1989, and became full professor in 1998. His research areas include supercritical fluids processing, nanostructured materials synthesis, ultrasound driven processes, and laser measurement methods.

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Ramsier, R., & Cheung, H. M., & Evans, E., & Broadway, F., & Qammar, H. (2003, June), Focusing On Teamwork Vs. Technical Skills In The Evaluation Of An Integrated Design Project Paper presented at 2003 Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee.

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