After attending a presentation on competency-based learning, Ray Hassan, a clinical assistant professor of computer graphics technology, decided to try Purdue’s Passport application.
the way you learn
Professor integrates social media into class structure
Watching as her students texted relentlessly on their phones during class, Mihaela Vorvoreanu wondered if she could turn their compulsion into an educational asset.
Big Ten Network highlights technology in aviation
The Big Ten Network has produced a one-minute video on the Purdue Polytechnic Institute’s Hangar of the Future for its 2015-16 Live Big Series.
It highlights the way students and faculty are adding technology to hangar operations. The video includes interviews with graduate student Amadou Anne and Tim Ropp, clinical associate professor of aviation technology.
Grant helps fund students' entrepreneurial ideas
Six student projects designed to assist bakers, brewers, Boy Scouts, and more have received Commercialization and Research Grant (CRG) funding from the Purdue Polytechnic Institute Statewide.
Mixable saves CGT professor 'boatloads’ of time
With an average of more than 650 students enrolled across his classes, Professor Craig Miller says his daily email inbox was nearly insuperable.
The professor of computer graphics technology used to spend hours at a time responding to hundreds of homework and course housekeeping questions, such as how to access the CATIA CAD software suite or when certain assignments were due.
Pumpkin chunking returns to New Albany festival
Purdue Polytechnic New Albany students have designed and built a modern version of a medieval weapon called a trebuchet. The ultimate goal?
Cory balances teaching and learning
When Clark Cory, an associate professor of computer graphics technology, fell 16 feet on a job site, landed on his head and broke his back, he realized leaving construction and teaching full-time might be his best bet.
Roller skates, ping pong shooters, guitars highlight interactive lessons
"This is either going to be a great lesson, or I’m going to face plant in the middle of the hallway," Mark French told the photo editor of the Purdue Exponent.
Columbus classrooms are making the Polytechnic switch
The Columbus Republic highlighted changes in Austin Creasy’s mechanical engineering technology classrooms in its August 21 edition.
Creasy is incorporating many elements of the Polytechnic learning environment as the Purdue Polytechnic Institute location continues to transform with the rest of the college.
Engine donation helps AET program
The Department of Aviation Technology recently received a donated Allison 250 turboshaft engine from Rolls-Royce for use in its aeronautical engineering technology (AET) program. The engine is used in a variety of helicopters and fixed-wing airplanes.