Topic: Education

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Active learning helps diverse groups with STEM subjects

Recent racial protests have highlighted persistent income and wealth gaps between white Americans and racial minorities. A study finds a way to lessen the effects of this disparity in STEM education.

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.

Engage with empathy and jump on opportunities

Garit Poire, A.M.ASCE, rose to a business development role early in his career thanks to his ability to build good relationships and see things from others’ points of view.

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.

Educating the 21st Century Civil Engineer

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