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Teaming in an Engineering Programming Course

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Conference

2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Vancouver, BC

Publication Date

June 26, 2011

Start Date

June 26, 2011

End Date

June 29, 2011

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Innovative Instructional Strategies and Curricula in ECE I

Tagged Division

Electrical and Computer

Page Count

7

Page Numbers

22.1412.1 - 22.1412.7

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https://peer.asee.org/18561

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26

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Cordelia M. Brown Purdue University, West Lafayette

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Cordelia M. Brown is an Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Engineering Education at Purdue University. She received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, her M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, and her B.S. in Electrical Engineering at Tuskegee University. Her research interests include assessment of instructional methods, laboratory design, collaborative learning, and retention and recruitment issues in
engineering education.

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Yung-Hsiang Lu Purdue University

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Abstract

Real World Teaming in an Engineering Programming CourseVarious formats of real world teaming have been explored in engineering courses.Engineering courses have varied from project oriented to capstone design to courses thattarget first year students. Laboratory oriented courses have also extensively utilized realworld teaming. The formation of teams has varied from self-selected to instructorselected to computer software team formation tool selected. Outside of pairprogramming, very little is studied or reported on benefits of students working onprogramming assignment together. In an earlier study, a model for integrating real worldteaming in a programming course was developed. This study seeks to provide theimplementation results of a follow-up study of integrating real world teaming in aprogramming course. This study will provide results of a survey on real world teamingadministered to students in the programming course. These students will participate in afocus group involving questions about real world teaming in a programming course. Theresults of this study will be used to improve the model for effectively integrating realworld teaming in an engineering programming course.

Brown, C. M., & Lu, Y. (2011, June), Teaming in an Engineering Programming Course Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. https://peer.asee.org/18561

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