ASEE 2019 Conference
Nick Sattele, URA, and Katherine Tanner, URA (FYRE alum) participated in the 2019 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference.
Event Background: The 2019 ASEE Annual conference was held June 16-19 in Tampa, FL. This annual conference includes many technical sessions presenting a wide range of topics related to engineering education.
FYRE Participation: Nick Sattele presented a paper in the Computers in Education Division. This paper was co-authored with Dr. Krista Kecskemety and Dr. Kadri Parris and focused on the implementation of zyBooks into the first-year engineering MATLAB course. Nick, also presented a paper focused on the Entrepreneurial Mindset in our first-year engineering labs to the Entrepreneurship & Engineering Innovation (ENT) Division. This paper was also co-authored with Dr. Krista Kecskemety and Dr. Kadri Parris and was also presented as a poster at the ENT awards poster session.
FYRE alum, Katherine Tanner presented a paper co-authored with Dr. Krista Kecskemety and Dr. Rachel Kajfez to the Educational Research and Methods division. This paper was a continuation of our work on major selection of engineering students. This paper examined a longitudinal data about major selection.
Future Plans: The FYRE research group plans to continue to publish and present at this conference in the future. The 2020 conference will be in Montreal!