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Workshop Agenda

Engineering Curriculum Workshop: Understanding the Design Space

National Academy of Engineering: March 23rd - 24th, 2009


Day 1:


Plenary Session: (Lecture Room)

8:30 a.m.

Opening Comments

Charles M. Vest: President, National Academy of Engineering

8:45

Comments of Organizing Committee Chair

Eli Fromm: Drexel University

9:00

Presentations by invited speakers with moderated discussion

 

Theme: How we arrived at the current curriculum

Joseph Bordogna: University of Pennsylvania

 

Theme: A stretch vision for engineering education

Woodie C. Flowers: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

10:15

Break

10:30

Theme: Engaging students through grand challenges

Geoffrey Orsak: Southern Methodist University

11:00

Panel Discussion: Curricular implications of emerging trends in engineering: 15-minute presentations followed by 30 minutes of moderated discussion

 

Theme: Engineering at the interfaces with other disciplines

David Goldberg: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Theme: The engineer’s role in a global economy

Norman Fortenberry: National Academy of Engineering

 

Theme: The engineer’s role in developing countries

Benjamin Linder: Olin College

 

Theme: Teaching leadership within engineering

Lesia Crumpton-Young: National Science Foundation



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A Workshop Agenda Engineering Curriculum Workshop: Understanding the Design Space National Academy of Engineering: March 23rd - 24th, 2009 Day 1: Plenary Session: (Lecture Room) 8:30 a.m. Opening Comments Charles M. Vest: President, National Academy of Engineering 8:45 Comments of Organizing Committee Chair Eli Fromm: Drexel University 9:00 Presentations by invited speakers with moderated discussion Theme: How we arrived at the current curriculum Joseph Bordogna: University of Pennsylvania Theme: A stretch vision for engineering education Woodie C. Flowers: Massachusetts Institute of Technology 10:15 Break 10:30 Theme: Engaging students through grand challenges Geoffrey Orsak: Southern Methodist University 11:00 Panel Discussion: Curricular implications of emerging trends in engineering: 15-minute presentations followed by 30 minutes of moderated discussion Theme: Engineering at the interfaces with other disciplines David Goldberg: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Theme: The engineer’s role in a global economy Norman Fortenberry: National Academy of Engineering Theme: The engineer’s role in developing countries Benjamin Linder: Olin College Theme: Teaching leadership within engineering Lesia Crumpton-Young: National Science Foundation 19

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12:30 p.m. LUNCH Breakout Sessions: 1:30 Overview of breakout sessions and expected outcomes 1:45 Breakout sessions (identifying barriers and enablers to innovation) A. Engineering education research findings that inform curricular innovation (Lecture Room) Led by Barbara Olds, Colorado School of Mines B. Models of enacted curricular innovation efforts and their lessons learned (Board Room) Led by Stan Napper, Louisiana Tech C. Working with non-engineering faculty to achieve breadth and depth in engineering education innovation (Room 180) Led by Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona 3:45 Break 4:15 Report back from Breakout Groups 10 minutes per group to allow for Q &A 5:00 Adjourn Day 1 Day 2: Plenary Session: (Lecture Room) 9:00 a.m. Summary of Day 1 9:15 Presentation by invited speaker with moderated discussion Theme: Using the liberal arts model as a template for engineering education James J. Duderstadt: University of Michigan Breakout Session: (Board Room, 180) 10:15 Breakout sessions (overcoming barriers to innovation, developing implementation strategies, and identifying information resource needs) 20

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Workshop Agenda Engineering Curriculum Workshop: Understanding the Design Space National Academy of Engineering: March 23rd - 24th, 2009 Day 2: 11:30 Breakout groups report back 15 minutes per group 12:30 p.m. Adjourn – Closing comments from Eli Fromm 21