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Engage Students in Engineering – using Everyday Engineering Examples

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dc.contributor.author Hu, Junling en_US
dc.contributor.author Faezipour, Miad en_US
dc.contributor.author Gupta, Navarun en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-16T16:47:26Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-16T16:47:26Z
dc.date.issued 2014-03-28 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/638
dc.description.abstract Fifty percent of students entering engineering programs do not earn an engineering degree. Many students leave engineering because unsatisfactory experiences in introductory engineering courses in their first and second years. Improving student engagement through the use of everyday examples is one key ENGAGE strategy because research indicates that this strategy has a powerful impact upon students’ satisfaction with and perseverance in engineering. This project implemented Everyday Engineering Examples (E^3s) in four engineering classes to teach technical concepts through a ENGAGE E^3s mini-grant. This paper introduces ENGAGE project and E^3s and shares the benefits of our E^3s mini-grant experience and strategies of using the E^3s examples in engineering classes. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Faculty research day en_US
dc.subject Engineering en_US
dc.subject Education en_US
dc.title Engage Students in Engineering – using Everyday Engineering Examples en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US
dc.institute.department School of Engineering en_US
dc.institute.name University of Bridgeport en_US
dc.event.location Bridgeport, CT en_US
dc.event.name Faculty Research Day en_US


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