A unique partnership is helping get kids interested in robotics, manufacturing and programming while creating a pipeline of future talent for manufacturers in the Wabash Heartland Region. It’s also providing students in Purdue Polytechnic’s engineering/technology teacher education major with industry experience.
Twelve ETTE students brought back seven awards from the International Technology & Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) Conference. Scott Bartholomew was also honored at the event.
Jackson Otto, a junior in engineering-technology teacher education, used virtual reality, robotics and 3D printing to enhance the educational tour program at Subaru of Indiana Automotive as part of a summer undergraduate research/engagement initiative for pre-service teachers.
Greg Strimel, assistant professor of engineering-technology teacher education, has co-authored a new edition of an engineering-technology textbook for high school students.
An Instructional Innovation Program grant has allowed two engineering/technology teacher education professors to implement a different form of feedback and assessment in their Purdue University courses and elsewhere.
To better understand how students think through a project, Euisuk Sung wants to map their thought process while learning in a design thinking environment.
Nathan Mentzer will be honored with the Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional designation from the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA).
Two Purdue Polytechnic students will be honored at the ITEEA 2017 Conference in March for their scholarship within the field and leadership potential.
Todd Kelley, associate professor of engineering technology teacher education, works with groups of science and technology teacher pairs from the same K-12 schools to demonstrate how integrating STEM topics improves student understanding, specifically using biomimicry to illustrate engineering design concepts.