Topic: Education

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ASCE members #Engineer4Tomorrow during Engineers Week

Though Engineers Week 2021 celebrations looked a little different due to COVID-19 restrictions, ASCE members were still able to share their passion for the profession with the next generation of STEM enthusiasts.

Review: How to leave automated decision-making behind

Tired of outsourcing your decisions to technologies, experts, and rules? Author Vikram Mansharamani offers solutions in his book "Think for Yourself."

Trimble gifts technology labs for student use

Trimble has developed a program to donate technology labs kitted out with its hardware and software to universities and institutions across the globe.

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.

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.