Frontiers of Engineering Education

2012 FOEE Agenda

October 14, 2012
06:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Fairmont Newport Beach – Orchid Terrace
Welcoming Reception
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Opening remarks
Larry Shuman , Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Distinguished Service Professor of Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
October 15, 2012
07:30 AM
Bus departs for Beckman Center
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
Dining Room
Breakfast Buffet
09:00 AM – 09:15 AM
Welcome
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Welcome from Lance Davis
Auditorium
Dr. Lance A. Davis, Senior Advisor , National Academy of Engineering
Steve Director opening remarks/Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Auditorium
09:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Keynote
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Keynote Speech
Auditorium
Eric Ducharme, Vice President of Global Technology, GE Transportation
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Break
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Auditorium
Panel 1
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2 speakers, last 30 minutes for discussion
David DiBiasio, Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Chris Swan, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Curriculum Development, Tufts University
Alice Agogino, Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM
Dining Room
Lunch/Informal networking
12:30 PM – 01:00 PM
Small Group Coaching
2 attendees/Coach
01:00 PM
Bus leaves for Fairmont
01:30 PM – 02:00 PM
Orchid Terrace
Attendees set up posters
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
All attendees walk around all posters and then begin moving posters into affinity groups
03:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Refinement of groups to make 8-9 breakout groups of no more than 10/group
04:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Breakout discussions - set of questions to cover
Committee/Speakers moderate discussions
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Orchid Terrace
Informal networking session/cocktail hour
Minute cards – what is/is not working, topics to discuss on Tuesday night
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Orchid Terrace
Dinner
October 16, 2012
07:30 AM
Bus departs for Beckman
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
Dining Room
Breakfast Buffet
09:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Breakout session in affinity group
Create synthesis poster of question answers
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Auditorium
Panel 2
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2 presenters, last 30 minutes for discussion
Ann McKenna, Engineering, Arizona State University
Mary Boyce, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kevin Dahm, Associate Professor , Rowan University
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Auditorium
Put up post-it posters
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Dining Room
Lunch and informal networking
12:30 PM – 02:30 PM
Auditorium
Panel 3
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2 presenters, last 30 minutes for discussion
Larry McIntire, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Rich Baraniuk, Professor , Rice University
Andrew Ng, Co-founder, Coursera
02:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Auditorium
Poster read and comment
Read other groups’ posters, add comments via small post-its
03:00 PM – 03:15 PM
Break
03:15 PM – 04:15 PM
How Learning Works
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How Learning Works Speech
Susan Ambrose, Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, Northeastern University
04:30 PM – 05:30 PM
Any available space
Small group coaching
2 attendees/coach; 2 30-minute sessions.
05:30 PM
Bus departs for hotel
06:30 PM
Local dining option; self-selection sign-up based on mentor, topic, or restaurant
October 17, 2012
07:30 AM
Bus departs for Beckman
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
Dining Room
Breakfast Buffet
09:00 AM – 10:00 AM
National initiatives
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10 minutes each.
James Tien, Dean, University of Miami
Karl Smith, Discipline-Based Education Research/Research Universities reports, University of Minnesota/Purdue University
Mary Besterfield-Sacre, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Evaluation
10:30 AM
Bus departs for airport or hotel