Purdue Polytechnic recently hosted a dedication for its new smart manufacturing labs, designed to prepare students for the factory of the future. Engineering technology majors have already begun shaping new curriculum around these state-of-the-art facilities.
While most studies on gender bias focus on visual distinctions and stereotypes, Purdue Polytechnic's Dominic Kao went down a novel route by exploring individuals' judgments and reactions to male and female voices.
The School of Construction Management Technology in Purdue University’s Polytechnic college has received a $22 million donation from Trimble, Inc. to construct a state-of-the-art lab in Dudley and Lambertus Halls.
Purdue Polytechnic's CREATE lab has partnered with Flexjet, Inc. to create AeroSphere—an aviation facility providing students with a world-class education in aircraft maintenance and upkeep.
Purdue Polytechnic's School of Engineering Technology will dedicate four smart manufacturing facilities, the biggest learning ecosystem for future-focused manufacturing in the United States.
Undergraduate and graduate students in Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute presented posters summarizing their 2021-2022 research projects. Student research projects affiliated with the Polytechnic’s Future Work and Learning research impact area are summarized here.
Alejandra J. Magana, the W.C. Furnas Professor in Enterprise Excellence, and a multidisciplinary team of researchers evaluated the effectiveness of multiple teaching strategies used during the pandemic.
The creative and ill-structured nature of graphic design tasks creates difficulty in terms of assessment validity and reliability. Further, best practices in teaching and assessment are hampered by issues around scalability and efficiency. Finally, increasingly validated indications that good design(s) may be a function of a group consensus rather than the opinions of a few extensively trained individuals, have all led to an increased emphasis on researching new approaches to improving graphic design education.
HapTutor-Lab: Promoting Complex Learning in STEM Domains through Intelligent Tutors and Haptic Feedback.
There has been a breakthrough in recent years concerning artificial talking head agents that can have a conversation with the human learning in natural language in the form of intelligent tutoring systems. Faculty members are leading a project to integrate two lines of research.
Drs. Bartholomew & McGraw and Mr. Charlesworth hypothesize that some of the struggles with data-driven decision-making instruction stem from the lack of context and real-world application for students (Merrill, Custer, Daugherty, Westrick, & Zeng, 2009). Further, they believe that placing students in positions requiring data-driven decision approaches may increase the effectiveness of these experiences and foster student interest in pursuing related education and careers.