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February 28, 2024

Could playing a game improve learning in engineering There’s good reason to think it could We know that many new engineering graduates initially struggle to apply their...

February 7, 2024

Now that we're well into the semester, many of your students are probably finding the course content less familiar and more challenging They may be reaching out for help or...

November 9, 2023

The Journal of Engineering Education is a peer-reviewed international journal published quarterly by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Here are six highlights...

November 1, 2023

Sometimes class meetings have to be canceled without much advance notice Here is some advice on how your course can adapt to an unexpected cancellation The most important...

October 26, 2023

"The vast majority of students want a significant level of involvement from faculty members in addressing stress and mental health issues," according to an Inside Higher Ed survey...

October 5, 2023

It's been said that practice doesn't make perfect — rather, practice with feedback makes perfect Feedback to students on exams, papers, presentations, labs, problem sets, and...

September 27, 2023

Following up on Carl Wieman's keynote on science education research, MTEI has collected ideas and resources for implementing active learning in your own class We're also happy to...

September 13, 2023

Teaching assistants, both undergraduate and graduate, are one of the most critical components in our teaching infrastructure It's important to get to know your TAs, meet with them...

August 30, 2023

We've compiled the phone numbers, links, and resources you need in a convenient classrooom support guide Bookmark it today so that you have quick access when needed If your...

August 23, 2023

Your students might now be looking for partners on assignments, as well as study buddies to help them stay accountable and on track You can support students in these helpful,...

August 16, 2023

Your syllabus should include a statement that explains how Cornell's general principles of Academic Integrity apply specifically in your course Every course is different, hence...

August 16, 2023

The Provost stood up a committee in Spring 2023 to develop guidelines for the use of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GAI) technologies, such as ChatGPT, in teaching at Cornell...