Journal of Materials Education

                                                     

                                                                 Volume 31, Numbers 1 - 2

 

Open  Efforts for Computational Materials Research and Education:  A NSDL MatDL and TMS Pilot with the Materials Community

Laura M. Bartolo1, Todd M. Osman2, and Warren H. Hunt, Jr.3

1Kent State University;  2Materials Research Society; 3The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society  ..............

 

 

 

 
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Using Electronic Repositories as a Student Resource for MSE Applications

Aaron S. Blicblau

Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia  ..............................................................................

 

 

 
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Photovoltaics Education in Australia

Richard Corkish

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia  ..........................................................................................

 

 

 

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A New Curriculum in Sustainable Energetics in Estonia

Dieter Meissner1, Enn Mellikov2, Andres ®pik1, Ilmar Koppel2, and Enn Lust2

1Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia2University of Tartu, Estonia  .....................................................

 

 

 

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Nanotechnology as a Vehicle for Introducing Current Research Literature into the Undergraduate Curriculum

C.E. Inglefield

Weber State University, Utah  ............................................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Creating a Project-Based Curriculum in Materials Engineering

Katherine C. Chen1, Linda Vanasupa1, Blair London1, Trevor Harding1, Richard Savage1, Willliam Hughes1 and Jonathan Stolk2

1California Polytechnic State University; 2Franklin W. Olin College, Needham, Massachusetts   ...................

 

 

 

 

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Training Programs of Advanced Sciences for High School Physics Teachers

Sang-Wook Han, Jong-Sul Jeon and Byoung Joon Ahn

Chonbuk National University, Korea   ...............................................................................................................

 

 

 

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All, Most or Some:  Implementation of Tiered Objectives for ABET Assessment in an Engineering Program

Keith J. Bowman and Elliott B. Slamovich

Purdue University  ..............................................................................................................................................

 

 

 

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How to 'Survive' after Graduating in Materials Science I:  Developing a Graduate Course on 'Survival Skills for Scientists'

Federico Rosei, Alain Pignolet and Tudor Johnston

Université du Québec  .........................................................................................................................................

 

 

 

 
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DoITPoMS:  Online Teaching and Learning Resources for Materials Science

N.A. Rutter1, Z.H. Barber1, T.W. Clyne1, A. Mannis2, and P.J. Goodhew2

1University of Cambridge, U.K.; 2University of Liverpool, U.K.  .....................................................................

 

 

 

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programs (UROP) Involving Student Exchanges between the Materials Department - Imperial College (UK) and Universities in North America and Australia

David McPhail and David Dye

Imperial College, London  ...................................................................................................................................

 

 

 
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The Aesthetic Side of Materials Science:  A Learning Experience

Victor M. Castaño and Sergio M. Alcocer

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México     ..................................................................................................

 

 

 

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Status and Evolution of Accreditation for Materials Programs in the U.S.

G.S. Cargill III1 and C.J. Van Tyne2

1Lehigh University; 2Colorado School of Mines   ..............................................................................................

 

 

 

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Learning Styles and Constructing Understanding.  Why learning theory matters to Materials Engineering educators

B. Allen and A. Crosky

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia ...........................................................................................

 

 

 

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On the Implementation of Virtual Machines in Computer Aided Education

Leszek A. Dobrzański and Rafal Honysz

Silesian University of Technology, Poland  .........................................................................................................

 

 

 

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