A. A. Maciejewski's Research Work in RED (Revolutionizing Engineering Departments)1

No profession unleashes the spirit of innovation like engineering, yet students often have a limited sense of what engineers actually do. We seek to change that. Approaching the degree from a holistic perspective, we are throwing away the course-centric teaching model to create a new generation of well-rounded engineers.

1This work is supported in part by the National Science Foundation, Improving Undergraduate STEM Education/Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED) under Grant EEC-1519438. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.

New Teaching Model at Colorado State's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Book Contributions:

  • PDF F. Ehlers-Zavala and A. A. Maciejewski, "Engineering Pathways in a U.S. Public Institution of Higher Education: A Strategy for Fostering Student Diversity," Strategies for Increasing Diversity in Engineering Majors and Careers, edited by M. Gray and K. D. Thomas, A volume in the Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) book series, IGI Global, ch. 11, pp. 236259, 2017.

  • PDF B. M. Notaros, R. McCullough, S. B. Manic, and A. A. Maciejewski, "Computer-assisted learning of electromagnetics through {MATLAB} programming of electromagnetic fields in the creativity thread of an integrated approach to electrical engineering education," Chapter in Teaching and learning electromagnetics in 2020, Editors: S. Krishnasamy and K. Warnick, IEEE Press, 2020 (Reprinted from Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Vol. 27, pp. 271-287, 2018.)

    Serial Journal Articles:

  • PDF A. A. Maciejewski, T. W. Chen, Z. S. Byrne, M. A. de Miranda, L. B. Sample McMeeking, B. M. Notaros, A. Pezeshki, S. Roy, A. M. Leland, M. D. Reese, A. H. Rosales, T. J. Siller, R. F. Toftness, and O. Notaros, "A Holistic Approach to Transforming Undergraduate Electrical Engineering Education," IEEE Access, Special Section on Innovations in Electrical and Computer Engineering Education, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 8148-8161, Dec. 2017.

  • PDF B. M. Notaros, R. McCullough, S. B. Manic, and A. A. Maciejewski, "Computer-assisted learning of electromagnetics through MATLAB programming of Electromagnetic fields in the creativity thread of an integrated approach to electrical engineering education," Computer Applications in Engineering Education, Vol. 27, pp. 271-287, 2018.

  • PDF B. M. Notaros, R. McCullough, P. S. Athalye, and A. A. Maciejewski, "New Partially Flipped Electromagnetics Classroom Approach Using Conceptual Questions," International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 1215-1223, 2019.

  • PDF C. Robbiano, A. A. Maciejewski, and E. K. P. Chong, "Non-parametric Analysis of the Effect of Knowledge Integration Activities on Third-year Undergraduate Performance," accepted to appear in IEEE Transactions on Education, Vol. X, No. X, pp. XXX-XXX, Xxx. 2020.

    Conference Proceedings and Presentations:

  • F. Ehlers-Zavala and A. A. Maciejewski, "Mental imagery experienced by both pathway and non-pathway graduate students in an engineering course at a US Research I institution," American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, April 9-12, 2016.

  • A. A. Maciejewski, Z. Byrne, T. W. Chen, A. Cook, G. Dangelmayr, M. A. De Miranda, A. Leland, B. Notaros, M. D. Reese, A. Rosales, T. J. Siller, and J. Weston, "Revolutionizing Engineering Departments at Colorado State University and Beyond," AAAS/NSF Envisioning the Future of Undergraduate STEM Education: Research and Practice, Washington, DC, April 27-29, 2016.

  • PDF F. Ehlers-Zavala and A. A. Maciejewski, "The Case of an Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department in the Internationalization Process of a Research I Public Institution," Fifth Annual ASEE International Forum, New Orleans, LA, June 25, 2016.

  • PDF T. Chen, A. A. Maciejewski, B. Notaros, A. Pezeshki, and M. D. Reese, "Mastering the core competencies of electrical engineering through knowledge integration," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, June 26-29, 2016.

  • PDF A. Rosales, A. Leland, O. Notaros, R. Toftness, T. Siller, M. De Miranda, A. Cook, M. D. Reese, Z. Byrne, J. Weston, and A. A. Maciejewski, "Preliminary work on weaving professionalism throughout the engineering curriculum," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, June 26-29, 2016.

  • PDF J. W. Weston, S. G. Manning, Z. S. Byrne, K. A. Cave, A. A. Maciejewski, "Organizational change cynicism and job engagement," poster at The 32nd Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL, April 27-29, 2017.

  • PDF J. W. Weston, Z. S. Byrne, A. A. Maciejewski, "Characteristics of learning organizations in an engineering academic unit," poster at European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, Dublin, Ireland, May 17-20, 2017.

  • PDF T. Chen, B. M. Notaros, A. Pezeshki, S. Roy, A. A. Maciejewski, and M. D. Reese, "Knowledge Integration to Understand Why," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 124th Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH, June 25-28, 2017.

  • PDF Y. Liu, A. Pezeshki, S. Roy, B. M. Notaros, T. Chen, and A. A. Maciejewski, "Why Math Matters: Demonstrating the Relevance of Mathematics in ECE Education," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 124th Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH, June 25-28, 2017.

  • PDF B. M. Notaros, R. McCullough, P. S. Athalye, and A. A. Maciejewski, "Using Conceptual Questions to Assess Class Pre-Work and Enhance Student Engagement in Electromagnetics Learning Studio Modules," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 124th Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH, June 25-28, 2017.

  • PDF B. M. Notaros, R. McCullough, S. B. Manic, and A. A. Maciejewski, "Introducing MATLAB-Based Instruction and Learning in the Creativity Thread of a Novel Integrated Approach to ECE Education," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 124th Annual Conference and Exposition, Columbus, OH, June 25-28, 2017.

  • PDF A. A. Maciejewski, T. Chen, Z. Byrne, M. D. Reese, A. M. Leland, B. M. Notaros, A. Pezeshki, S. Roy, L. B. Sample-McMeeking, and T. J. Siller, "Throwing Away the Course-Centric Teaching Model to Enable Change," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 125th Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT, June 24-27, 2018.

  • PDF T. J. Siller, A. A. Maciejewski, A. M. Leland, T. Chen,B. M. Notaros, S. Roy, and A. C. Hicks, "Using Student Video Presentations to Develop Communication Skills," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 125th Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT, June 24-27, 2018.

  • PDF M. Ghorbani, A. A. Maciejewski, T. J. Siller, E.K.P Chong, P.Omur-Ozbek, and R. A. Atadero, "Incorporating Ethics Education into an Electrical and Computer Engineering Undergraduate Program," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 125th Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT, June 24-27, 2018.

  • PDF S. Roy, B. M. Notaros, A. Pezeshki, T. Chen, T. J. Siller, A. A. Maciejewski, and L. B. Sample-McMeeking, "Active Learning Model as a Way to Prepare Students for Knowledge Integration," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 125th Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT, June 24-27, 2018.

  • F. Ehlers-Zavala, M. Correa and A. A. Maciejewski, "Mental imagery experienced by diverse learners in a graduate engineering course and its impact on reading comprehension," presented at American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 9-12, 2019.

  • PDF K. Cave, Z. Byrne, T. J. Siller, and A. A. Maciejewski, "What Engineering Students Think About How They Learn Professional Skills," American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) 126th Annual Conference and Exposition, Tampa, FL, June 16-19, 2019.


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