Tag: Higher Learning

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Engagement and commitment are hallmarks of transportation engineering course at Oregon State University

David S. Hurwitz, Ph.D., EIT, A.M.ASCE, a professor at Oregon State University, is committed to creating an engaging online experience for students.

Oregon State University instructor brings statics to life

Kenny G. Martin, an instructor at Oregon State University, infuses his love for statics into his teaching.

College course focuses on how fire affects structures

Structural fire engineering is a subset of civil and structural engineering that many civil engineering graduates know next to nothing about. Erica Fischer, Ph.D., M.ASCE, is working to change this.

Multidisciplinary course addresses tomorrow’s smart cities

Transportation systems are changing rapidly and engineering colleges need to keep up with those changes.

Hands-on, real-world education

Celso Ferreira, Ph.D., M.ASCE, implemented a teaching method to help students be creative problem solvers.

Mixed-reality game teaches geotechnical engineering concepts

GeoExplorer is an immersive, mixed-reality game designed for geotechnical engineering students.

Peer leaders help students learn statics in college course

An instructor at the New York City College of Technology has implemented the Peer-Led Team Learning instructional model.

West Point students prepare to be leaders

Critical thinking and ingenuity are key components of a civil engineering course at West Point.

Introductory engineering course offers comprehensive foundation

Exploratory engineering course at Northern Essex Community College offers students an introduction to the field. Simulation software has been the key to this class's success.

Carbon composites make their way from the lab to the field

Researchers at the University of Kentucky are pioneering a family of lightweight CFRP composite products.