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Defining Engineering: USU Researcher Tackles a Profession's Identity Crisis

Defining Engineering: USU Researcher Tackles a Profession's Identity Crisis

Apr. 12, 2017

Dr. Idalis Villanueva publishes new findings in prestigious education journal...

USU Engineering Faculty Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Grant

USU Engineering Faculty Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Grant

Jan. 05, 2017

Levi Sanchez

Dr. Idalis Villanueva wins research grant to study effects of 'hidden curricula....

New Visiting Scholar

New Visiting Scholar

Oct. 24, 2016

Shane Bullock

Professor Jacek Uziak is currently a visiting scholar in the Department of Engineering Education at the Utah State University. He is helping the Department in the design of the Graduate Certificate in...

I'm Not What You Think I Am

I'm Not What You Think I Am

Oct. 20, 2016

Engineering Education Alumna Leads New Research into Stereotype Threat...

Dr. Wade Goodridge Elected As CUR National Engineering Councilor

Dr. Wade Goodridge Elected As CUR National Engineering Councilor

Jun. 24, 2016

Dr. Wade Goodridge has just been elected as a national engineering councilor for the Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR). CUR is the administering organization for the National Conferences on Und...

Luna bot

Luna bot

May. 06, 2016

This May, the Brigham City Regional Campus at Utah State University will send a team of engineering students to compete in the 4th annual lunabotics mining competition. ...

Dr. Idalis Villanueva Highlighted in Utah State University's Undergaduate Teaching Fellow's blog

Dr. Idalis Villanueva Highlighted in Utah State University's Undergaduate Teaching Fellow's blog

Apr. 06, 2016

Dr. Idalis Villanueva is a professor in the College of Engineering at Utah State University. She is a faculty mentor for the UTF program. Below, she describes her experience with the UTF program and w...

Student from REU project wins presentation at Emerging Researchers National Conference

Student from REU project wins presentation at Emerging Researchers National Conference

Mar. 25, 2016

A student from last year's REU project, Bethany Fronhofer, attended the 2016 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference speaking about the work that she did along with Sarah Schott in Dr. Idalis ...

Undergraduate Research Assistant wins a EURP award

Undergraduate Research Assistant wins a EURP award

Feb. 18, 2016

Jorge Espinoza, an undergraduate research assistant working with Dr. Idalis Villanueva in Engineering Education has been awarded a College of Engineering Undergraduate Research Program (EURP) award fo...

Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Fellow for the College of Engineering 2015-16

Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Fellow for the College of Engineering 2015-16

Feb. 17, 2016

Jose Campos has earned the 2015 - 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Fellow (UTF) for the College of Engineering. ...

Thinking Like a Pro: How Experts and Novices Solve Problems Differently

Jan. 07, 2016

Matt Jensen

Engineering education experts at Utah State University are narrowing in on new insights into why young engineering students drop out of their programs or change majors. It's an increasingly important...

Undergraduate Research Assistant Receives EURP

Dec. 17, 2015

Steven Wood, an undergraduate research assistant working with Dr. Wade Goodridge in Engineering Education has been awarded an EURP for this coming year to engage in research in spatial thinking....

Undergraduate Research Assistant to Present

Dec. 17, 2015

Steven Wood, an undergraduate research assistant working with Dr. Wade Goodridge in Engineering Education has been accepted to present research at this year's upcoming Utah Conference on Undergraduate...

Engineering Thinking

Engineering Thinking

Nov. 02, 2015

It's no surprise: engineering courses are tough. Professors assign complex homework problems that can take hours to solve, and for some the experience feels like drinking from a fire hose. Most engin...

White House Favorites EED Faculty on Twitter

Oct. 01, 2015

USU Engineering Education Assistant Professor, Dr. Idalis Villanueva, was recently featured in a Tweet that was favorited by the White House Hispanic Education Department (@WhiteHouseHispanicEd). Clic...

Undergraduate Researcher to present locally and nationally

Undergraduate Researcher to present locally and nationally

Jan. 17, 2014

Christopher Green, an undergraduate research assistant of Dr. Goodridge within the Engineering Education Department, has recently had some of his research work accepted for presentation at the Utah Co...

REU Site Program

Jan. 14, 2014

This ten-week summer program provides undergraduate students in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline with intensive experience in engineering education research, such a...

EED Students Receive Dissertation Fellowships

May. 23, 2013

Two outstanding Engineering Education Ph.D. students Ting Song and Harry Santoso, have been awarded the Dissertation Fellowship for the 2013-14 academic year. This award is given by the Office of Rese...

Stacie Gregory Receives Martin Luther King Fellowship

Stacie Gregory Receives Martin Luther King Fellowship

May. 23, 2013

Stacie Gregory has been awarded the prestigious Martin Luther King Fellowship for the 2013-2014 academic year. Only two USU graduate students are selected each year to receive this award. Stacie will ...

Harry B. Santoso Receives Graduate Student Award

Harry B. Santoso Receives Graduate Student Award

May. 20, 2013

Harry B. Santoso received the Outstanding Engineering Education (EED) Graduate Student award for the academic year 2012-2013....

2nd World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF)

2nd World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF)

Oct. 26, 2012

The 2012 World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the week of October 12th. This global event brought together some of the best of engineering educators in the world, ...

2012 FIE Conference

2012 FIE Conference

Oct. 26, 2012

Four graduate students and three faculty members from the Department of Engineering Education traveled to Seattle, Washington for the 42nd Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference to present the...

USU-BC Qualifies in Prestigious NASA Competition

USU-BC Qualifies in Prestigious NASA Competition

Sep. 07, 2012

Utah State University at the Brigham City campus is one of fifty schools worldwide that qualified to compete in NASA's 4th Annual Lunabotics Mining Competition....

Engineering Education Research Presented at ASEE Conference

Engineering Education Research Presented at ASEE Conference

Jul. 09, 2012

USU was well-represented by faculty and graduate students at the annual ASEE Conference held in San Antonio, Texas. EED research presented by USU researchers covered a ......

Welcome V. Dean Adams, Associate Dean & Department Head of Engineering Education

Welcome V. Dean Adams, Associate Dean & Department Head of Engineering Education

Jun. 28, 2012

The College of Engineering welcomes Dr. V. Dean Adams , who will fill the position left open by the......

Newest USU Department Graduates First Doctoral Student

Newest USU Department Graduates First Doctoral Student

May. 09, 2012

The Department of Engineering Education, the newest department in the College of Engineering, conferred the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering Education....

4th Regional Conference on Engineering Education (RCEE 2012) and Research in Higher Education 2012

4th Regional Conference on Engineering Education (RCEE 2012) and Research in Higher Education 2012

Apr. 18, 2012

Dr. Fang presented a paper at the 4th Regional Conference on Engineering Education (RCEE 2012) and Research in Higher Education 2012 (RHEd 2012)....

NEWS FLASH - The Board of Trustees Approves Restructure

NEWS FLASH - The Board of Trustees Approves Restructure

Mar. 19, 2012

On January 6, 2012, the Utah State University Board of Trustees approved a complete renovation of the ETE department....

International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) Conference 2012

International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) Conference 2012

Mar. 16, 2012

Scott Greenhalgh, PhD, one of our past graduate students (ETE Student), received the Donald Maley Spirit of Excellence Outstanding Graduate Student Citation ...

Engineering Week Awards for EED

Engineering Week Awards for EED

Feb. 24, 2012

Engineering Week Award winners from Engineering Education (EED) in 2012....

EED Doctoral Student, Harry Santoso, Receives Research and Project Grant

EED Doctoral Student, Harry Santoso, Receives Research and Project Grant

Jan. 05, 2012

PhD student Harry Santoso has been selected to receive a Utah State University Graduate Student Senate (USU GSS) Research and Project Grant totaling $560.00...

Ning Fang, PhD Improving Student Learning

Ning Fang, PhD Improving Student Learning

Dec. 21, 2011

Professor Ning Fang has devoted much of his research to finding the most effective method for teaching engineering courses....

Oenardi Lawanto Receives NSF CAREER Award

Oenardi Lawanto Receives NSF CAREER Award

Sep. 27, 2011

Professor Oenardi Lawanto was awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER award for his project "CAREER: Cognitive and Metacognitive Activities in Engineering Design Education."...

Book Chapter: Fostering Human Development through Engineering and Technology Education

Book Chapter: Fostering Human Development through Engineering and Technology Education

Sep. 01, 2011

A new book "Fostering Human Development through Engineering and Technology Education" was recently published by Sense Publishers....

Metacognitive Research presented at the ASEE Conference 2011

Metacognitive Research presented at the ASEE Conference 2011

Jul. 01, 2011

Two papers about metacognition were presented at the ASEE Conference 2011 in Vancouver, BC, Canada (June 26 - 29, 2011)....

Dr. Lawanto Receives NSF Funding

Dr. Lawanto Receives NSF Funding

Oct. 01, 2010

Dr. Oenardi Lawanto has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant for his proposed research "Promoting Metacognitive Knowledge and Shared Note-Taking to Learn Electric Circuit Concepts Through ...

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