ASEE IL/IN 2009 Section Conference Proceedings

Session 1A: Mechanical Engineering and Technology

Teaching Mechanical Design Failure Theories with Use of CAD
Wilson (Zhongming) Liang (Purdue University Fort Wayne)

First-Time Experience with Engine Simulation Software in an Internal Combustion Engines Course
Joseph F. Kmec, David A. Kassebaum, Ryan L. Noerenberg (Purdue University)

Session 1B: Electrical and Computer Engineering and Technology

Creating a Curriculum Linkage between Digital Electronics and Embedded Microcontrollers through Interconnected Development Boards
Jeffrey J. Richardson (Purdue University)

Promoting Pedagogical Innovation in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Cordelia Brown, Mark C. Johnson, and Joanne Lax (Purdue University)

Integrating Printed Circuit Boards into a Computer Architecture Course
Jeff Will (Valparaiso University)

Session 1C: Civil Engineering and Technology

Learning Bridge Design and Evaluation
Reynaldo M. Pablo, Jr. (Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne)

Same Time Distance Learning
Daphene Cyr Koch and Joseph Orczyk (Purdue University)

Development of a Web-based Course Management System for Undergraduate Laboratory Courses
Brent Vaughn and Chiang Lin (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)

Session 2A: Assessment and Research Practices

Effect of order of administration of Performance Assessment and Traditional Assessment
Abhijit Gupta (Northern Illinois University)

Scholarly Communication and Engineering Education
Nestor L. Osorio (Northern Illinois University)

Surely Students Know This!: Patterns of Error in Senior Engineering Students Problem-Solving in Statics
Tameka Clarke Douglas, Ruth A. Streveler, and Aidsa I. Santiago Román (Purdue University)

Session 2B: K-12 Outreach

Encouraging Scientific Imagination in Elementary Students
Laura Sanders and Mark M. Budnik (Valparaiso University)

Using a Course Management System in K-12 Education
Patricia A. Carlson (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)

Building an Engineering Technology Workforce: A Sequential Program for Reaching Young People
Dorene Perez, Jim Gibson, Sue Caley Opsal, and Rose Marie Lynch (Illinois Valley Community College)

Session 2C: Innovative Pedagogical Approaches

Lecture Notes in addition or in lieu of Textbooks
Thomas J. Dobrowski (Purdue University North Central)

Agile Robotic Work Cells for Teaching Manufacturing Engineering
Kevin L. Devine and Louis G. Reifschneider (Illinois State University)

Renewable Energy Minor
Tamer Ceylan (University of Wisconsin-Platteville)

Session 3A: Use of Educational Technology

Distance Lab Class for Nuclear Engineering
Wu Hsingtzu and Rizwan-uddin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

3D Virtual Reality for Education in Nuclear Engineering
Chen Xi, Stefano Markidis, and Rizwan-uddin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Session 3B: First-Year Programs

Making a Connection with First-Year Engineering Students
Eric W. Johnson and Laura Sanders (Valparaiso University)

Graphical Data Presentation Techniques for Freshmen
Barry Dupen (Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne)

Session 3C: Innovative Student Design Projects

CREATE: Costa Rica Endeavor – Aid through Engineering: A Case Study in International Service Learning
Sarah Ott and Zuhdi Aljobeh (Valparaiso University)

An Innovative Opportunity for Industry and Education Collaboration
Mark M. Budnik (Valparaiso University) and Philip Cooke (Infineon Technologies)

Innovation-Stage Projects for Undergraduate Engineers, Defining Mission through a Focus on Innovation
William A. Kline and Thomas W. Mason (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology)