List of Contents of Volume 28, Nrs. 1-2, 2006  

 

 

 

 

Preparing the Materials Researchers of the Future: Who, What, How

Rosemary R. Haggett

West Virginia University and National Science Foundation.................................................................      1

 

Implementing an Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Concentration in Nanomaterials Science and Engineering

Lisa C. Klein

Rutgers University..................................................................................................................................    7

 

Trans-disciplinary Graduate and Refresher Programs for Education, Research and Training in the Fields of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Tadashi Itoh,  Hisazumi Akai,   Hisahito Ogawa,  Wilson Agerico Diño,  Satoshi Ichikawa

Osaka University, Japan.......................................................................................................................    15

 

NSF NSDL Materials Digital Library & MSE Education

Laura M. Bartolo1, Sharon C. Glotzer2, Cathy S. Lowe1, Adam C. Powell IV3, Donald R. Sadoway3 , James A. Warren4, Vinod K. Tewary4 and Krishna Rajan5

1Kent State University; 2University of Michigan; 3Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 4National

Institute of Standards and Technology; 5Iowa State University.........................................................    21

 

Museum Exhibits: Bringing Informal Education into the Classroom

O.M. Castellini1, C.E. Holladay1, G.K. Walejko1, T.J. Theim1, G.M. Zenner1, P. Krajniak2 and W.C.

Crone1

1University of Wisconsin-Madison; 2Discovery World Museum of Science, Economics
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An On-Line, Open-Book Quizzing Environment for an Introductory Materials Science Course: How Measurement is Informing the Process

R. H. Locklin and P. R. Howell

Pennsylvania State University.............................................................................................................   35

 

Materials Engineering Education in Two New Engineering Degree Programs at the Centre for Photovoltaic

Engineering

R. Corkish, S.R. Wenham, J. Cotter, A.B. Sproul, A.G. Aberle, A. Bruce and M.A. Green

University of New South Wales..........................................................................................................    57

 

The Molecule, the Monomer and Materials Science Education

P. R. Howell

Pennsylvania State University............................................................................................................    69

 

Crystal structure visualizations in three dimensions with support from the open access Nano-Crystallography Database

P. Moeck1, O. Čertík1,2, G. Upreti1, B. Seipel1, M. Harvey3, W. Garrick1 and P. Fraundorf3

1Portland State University; 2Charles University of Prague, The Czech Republic; 3University of

Missouri at St. Louis..........................................................................................................................    83

 

The Transport Phenomena Archive on the NSDL Materials Digital Library Pathway

Adam Powell1 and Laura Bartolo2

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 2Kent State University.....................................................  91

 

An Exploration of Microscopy for Educational Applications in the High School Physics Classroom

R. Fitzsimmons, R. Koekkoek, C. Caragianis-Broadbridge, A. Lehman and K. Cummings

Southern Connecticut State University............................................................................................    99

 

The future of materials undergraduate programs: Can we avoid extinction?

Linda Vanasupa

California Polytechnic State University..........................................................................................     105

 

Design and Accreditation for Materials Programs

G. S. Cargill III1 and I. M. Robertson2

1Lehigh University, Bethlehem; 2University of Illinois.................................................................     113

 

Non-Traditional Assessments for New Learning Approaches: Competency Evaluation in Project-Based Introductory Materials Science

Jonathan Stolk, Steven Krumholz and Mark Somerville

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering........................................................................................       121

 

The Effectiveness of Active Undergraduate Research in Materials Science and Engineering

David F. Bahr and M. Grant Norton

Washington State University..........................................................................................................     127

 

The Assessment of the Influence of Summer Research Experiences on Student Academic Performance

Wm. C. Hughes, B. H. Augustine and Gerald R. Taylor

James Madison University...........................................................................................................       137

 

An Internship Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students in Polymer-Based Nanocomposites

Peggy Cebe1, Daniel Cherdack1, Robert Guertin1, Terry Haas1, B. Seyhan Ince1 and Regina Valluzzi2

1Tufts University;  2Evolved Nanomaterial Sciences, Inc. ..........................................................       141

 
 

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