ed research · engineering ed · STEM issues

Tutorials in STEM courses: are they useful?

Below, you will see the description of a research study that is being launched this year in the department of Mathematics, Physics & Engineering at Mount Royal University (MRU). Please contact me by email or by leaving a comment on this blog if you have comments or questions, would like references, or would like to… Continue reading Tutorials in STEM courses: are they useful?

ed research · engineering ed · faculty development

Conceptual Difficulties Experienced by Trained Engineers Learning Educational Research Methods

Borrego, M. 2007. Conceptual Difficulties Experienced by Trained Engineers Learning Educational Research Methods. Journal of Engineering Education, 96(2): 91-102. This paper would be helpful for any STEM faculty member who considering doing educational research, in order to help determine what you need to learn about.  The paper describes two types of “paradigm changes” that engineering-trained… Continue reading Conceptual Difficulties Experienced by Trained Engineers Learning Educational Research Methods