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Pedagogy for the New Engineering Faculty

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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

Tricks of the Trade I

Tagged Division

New Engineering Educators

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23.960.1 - 23.960.11



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John Marshall University of Southern Maine

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John Marshall received his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University and is the Departmental Internship Coordinator at the University of Southern Maine. His areas of specialization include Power and Energy Processing, Applied Process Control Engineering, Automation, Fluid Power, and Facility Planning.

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Pedagogy for the New Engineering FacultyThe purpose of this paper is to identify and describe teaching and educational techniquesthat will help new faculty as well as experienced faculty become more effective teachers.After a review of the literature, the paper has been divided into two major sections. Thefocus of the first section is the learning process, and the second section discussesinnovative methods of teaching.Topics included in the “Learning” section include: 1) Focusing on Learning and NotTeaching; 2) Problem Based Learning; 3) Facilitating Group Learning (PromotingAccountability, Linking Assignments, and Stimulating the Idea Exchange); 4) ChangingLearning Behavior Outside the Classroom; and 5) Preparing to Teach. Topics included inthe “Teaching” section include: 1) The Seven “Good Practices” for Teachers; 2)Teaching with Hospitality; 3) The Importance of Listening; and 4) Assessment Via theMinute Paper.The presented techniques are not cumbersome or extremely involved. In fact they are funand very straightforward. Learn more about these practical and helpful teaching ideasthat can easily be implement into your curriculum. Examples and brief case studies areutilized to increase clarity and understanding.

Marshall, J. (2013, June), Pedagogy for the New Engineering Faculty Paper presented at 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. 10.18260/1-2--22345

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