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The Effect of Student Narration on Senior-level Engineering Classes

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2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition


San Antonio, Texas

Publication Date

June 10, 2012

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June 10, 2012

End Date

June 13, 2012



Conference Session

Understanding Our Students I

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Educational Research and Methods

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25.1294.1 - 25.1294.10



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Donald William Rhymer Ph.D. U.S. Air Force Academy

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Donald Rhymer is an Assistant Professor and the Deputy for Curriculum in the Department of Engineering Mechanics at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado. He is a 1995 graduate of the academy with a bachelor's of science in engineering mechanics and holds both an M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has taught mechanical engineering for more than five years at the Air Force Academy and while his graduate research and teaching emphasis is in the mechanics of materials, he has just as high a passion for excellence in education. His wife Dawn is a 1997 graduate of the academy, and they raise five children. In his free time, Rhymer runs the falconry program at the Air Force Academy.

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Richard T. Buckley Ph.D. U.S. Air Force Academy


Daniel D. Jensen U.S. Air Force Academy

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Dan Jensen is a professor of engineering mechanics at the U.S. Air Force Academy where he has been since 1997. He received his B.S. (mechanical engineering), M.S. (applied mechanics), and Ph.D. (aerospace engineering science) from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has worked for Texas Instruments, Lockheed Martin, NASA, University of the Pacific, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and MSC Software Corp. His research includes design of micro air vehicles, development of innovative design methodologies, and enhancement of engineering education. Jensen has authored approximately 100 papers and has been awarded more $2.5 million of research grants.

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Rhymer, D. W., & Buckley, R. T., & Jensen, D. D. (2012, June), The Effect of Student Narration on Senior-level Engineering Classes Paper presented at 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, Texas. 10.18260/1-2--22051

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