2018

June 2018: Congratulations to Ying Cao who has accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Education and Director of the Teaching and Learning Center at Drury University!

May 2018: Our article "Toward Professional Practice: Student Learning Opportunities through Participation in Engineering Clubs" has been published in the European Journal of Engineering Education

April 2018: Our article "The role of pedagogical tools in active learning: a case for sense-making" has been published in the International Journal of STEM Education.

March 2018: Congratulations to Chris Hinkle for defending his Honors Thesis and International Degree.

March 2018:  Congratulations to Kritsa Chindanon for passing his PhD preliminary exam.

March 2018: The RED team has published the paper, "Towards a Stronger Covalent Bond: Pedagogical Change for Inclusivity and Equity," in Chemical Engineering Education.

January 2018: Our article "Affordances of Virtual and Physical Laboratory Projects for Instructional Design: Impacts on Student Engagement" has been published in IEEE Transactions on Education.

January 2018: Welcome to Ed Michor as a new post-doctoral scholar in the group. Ed comes with a PhD in ChE from University of Washington by way of Intel.

2017

October 2017: Congrats to Erick Nefcy for accepting a position at Intel starting December 2017!

October 2017: Our paper "Gender and Participation in an Engineering Problem-Based Learning Environment" is available in the Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning.

September 2017: Prof. Koretsky presented the 52nd ConocoPhillips Lecture on Chemical Engineering and the Plenary Talk at the 2017 ASEE Midwest Section Meeting. A paper based on the presentation is available here.

July 2017: We will be presenting two sets of workshops at the ASEE Summer School for Chemical Engineering Faculty at North Carolina State University July 29 - Aug. 3:

  1. "From Sage on the Stage to Guide by the Side: Design of Group Activities that Promote Meaningful, Consequential Learning" Sunday and Monday 9:30 to noon (Milo Koretsky and Susan Nolen)
  2. "Methods and Tools to Help Students Learn Core ChE Concepts" Monday 1-4; Wed 9:30-noon (Milo Koretsky, Margot Vigeant, Tom Ekstedt)

July 2017: Congrats to Christina Smith for successfully defending her PhD thesis!

March 2017: Congrats to Christina Smith for accepting a position at Brown University's Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning starting August 2017!

January 2017: Prof. Koretsky presented the inaugural AIChE Education Division Webinar. A copy of the talk is available here. Links to the videos in the presentation are available: video1, video2, video3.

2016

November 2016: Prof. Koretsky delivered three invited talks at the AIChE Annual Meeting. You can see abstracts here, here, and here.

October 2016: Prof. Koretsky joined a team of presenters from the NSF RED program cohorts to present a webinar What is Revolutionary? as part of the webinar  series, Developing a Competitive RED Proposal.

October 2016: Prof. Koretsky was an invited panelist at the 2016 Frontiers in Education Conference session, "Changing Your Department: Examples from Revolutionizing Engineering Departments."

September 2016: Our paper Surprises in the Muddy Waters of High-Enrollment Courses is availablein the Journal of Chemical Education.

Spetember 2016: Congrats to Erick Nefcy for successfully defending his PhD thesis!

August 2016: Our paper Written justifications to multiple-choice concept questions during active learning in class is avalailable in the International Journal of Science Education.

August 2016: Our paper Propagation from the start: the spread of a concept-based instructional tool is available in Educational Technology Research and Development.

May 2016: Congrats to Jessie Keeler for successfully defending her MS thesis!

May 2016: Prof. Koretsky has received the 2016 CACHE Award, "for significant contributions in the development of computer aids for chemical engineering education."

March 2016: Our paper, Feedback on Professional Skills as Enculturation into Communities of Practice, has received the the 2016 William Elgin Wickenden Award, which recognizes the authors of the best paper published in the Journal of Engineering Education in 2015.

William Elgin Wickenden
William Elgin Wickenden
The award recognizes the author(s) of the best paper published in the Journal of Engineering Education - See more at: https://www.asee.org/member-resources/awards/full-list-of-awards/nationa...
The award recognizes the author(s) of the best paper published in the Journal of Engineering Education - See more at: https://www.asee.org/member-resources/awards/full-list-of-awards/nationa...

February 2016: Together with collaborators from the University of Washington, Bucknell University, University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Wisconsin, the Group has submitted a slew of draft papers to the 2016 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference. Say hi to us in New Orleans!

January 2016: The ESTEME@OSU Project is the plenary showcase at the OSU College of Science Teaching and Advising Awards Banquet on January 12.

January 2016: We would like to welcome Ying Cao to the group as a Postdoctoral Scholar. Ying comes from Tufts University.

2015

December 2015: We would like to welcome Giovanna Scalone, who joined the group as a Postdoctoral Scholar in November form the University of Washington.

December 2015: We have received a Learning Innovation Grant from OSU.

December 2015: Many members of our group have had abstracts accepted to the 2016 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. We hope to see you there!