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Are You Waiting Too Long?

Are You Waiting Too Long?

by Russ Wittrup It was about midpoint of the last fall semester and one of my classes had just finished. Many of my students were exiting the room still discussing a topic that we had briefly debated toward the end of the period. As I left, I was stopped in the...
RiverBot Robot Car

RiverBot Robot Car

by Shana Shaw Making a robot can be harder than it seems. Even though it is made from just a few parts; motors, sensors, a chassis, and circuit boards, the complexity lies in putting the hardware and software together in a seamless fashion. The idea for the ENGR 1201:...
Lilly Conference – Student Engagement

Lilly Conference – Student Engagement

by Sandra Teft I was awarded a scholarship to attend the Lilly Conference this past January and I was so grateful for the opportunity. The Lilly Conference is an evidence-based teaching and learning conference attended by faculty and administrators with varying...
Changing Too Many Variables at Once

Changing Too Many Variables at Once

by Meredith Denton-Hedrick When you teach geology, you have to face the reality (however inexplicable!) that not everyone is as fascinated by geology as you are. As with any science, geology can easily lend itself to a very dry, and thus very boring, presentation, so...