Vol 28-3





Guide for Authors


Contributions in: Outreach, First-Year Programs, Creativity, Project Work,

Design Methodologies, University–Industry Cooperation, Professional Skills,

Competencies, Lifelong Learning, Women in Engineering, Architectural Engineering,

Failure Analysis, Digital Signal Processing, Part Visualization, Biomedical Engineering,

Civil Engineering, Online Learning, Wikis, Virtual Laboratories and Instrumentation,

Simulations, Neural Networks and Data Mining


Ahmad Ibrahim




Chiu-Wing Sham, Siew-Chong Tan, Kin-Man Lam

and Charles Surya

Raising the Interest of Students in Engineering with an Integrated Summer Programme


Igor M. Verner, Alex Polishuk, Yona Klein,

Dan Cuperman and Ronen Mir

A Learning Excellence Program in a Science Museum as a Pathway into Robotics


Brian P. Dejong and Joseph E. Langenderfer

First-Year Engineering Students in Newly Accredited Programs: Enrollment and Persistence Demographics


Thomas Bjørner, Lise Busk Kofoed and

Jon Ram Bruun-Pedersen

Creativity in Project Work—Students’ Perceptions and Barriers


Pavlos Mikellides and Chen-Yuan Y Kuo

Using a Stand-Alone Junior Project Course as a Platform for Teaching Engineering Analysis of Mechanical Systems


Rached Dhaouadi, Yousef Al-Assaf and

Habib-ur Rehman

Introducing the Guided Design Experience in Control Engineering Education


Fakhteh Soltani, David Twigg and John Dickens

Setting up University-Industry Links through Sponsoring Undergraduate Engineering Programmes


Hakan Guler and Necati Mert

Evaluation of Internship Programs for Educational Improvements: A Case Study for Civil Engineering


C. C. Franklin, A. Mohan, D. Merle, J. K. Lannin

and S. S. Nair

Perceptions of Professional Skills by Graduate Students—A Comparative Study between Engineering, Education and Biology


Wen-Jye Shyr and Tsung-Chin Lo

The Working Competency Items for Energy Technology: A Three-Stage Empirical Method


Susan M. Lord, Michael J. Prince,

Candice R. Stefanou, Jonathan D. Stolk,

and John C. Chen

The Effect of Different Active Learning Environments on Student Outcomes Related to Lifelong Learning


I. Ngambeki, M. M. Habashi, D. Evangelou,

W. G. Graziano, D. Sakka and F. Çorapçi

Using Profiles of Person—Thing Orientation to Examine the Underrepresentation of Women in Engineering in Three Cultural Contexts


Andrej Jodko and Josifas Parasonis

Curricula of the World Architectural Engineering Undergraduate Programs



Ryan Arlitt and Katie Grantham

A Hybrid Problem-Based and Just-in-Time Inductive Teaching Method for Failure Analysis Instruction


Jose de Jesus Rangel-Magdaleno, Jesus Rooney Rivera-Guillen, Rene de Jesus Romero-Troncoso, Hayde Peregrina-Barreto and Jose Pedro Sanchez Santana

Open Core Hardware Description Practices for DSP Masters Degree Course


Egoitz Sierra Uria, Mikel Garmendia Mujika

and Lander Barrenetxea Apraiz

Solving the Problem of Interpreting Views: Teaching the Part Visualization Process


Javier Rodrı´guez-Falces, Javier Navallas and

Armando Malanda

A New Way to Describe Intra- and Extra-cellular Electrical Potentials and their Generation by Excitable Cells


Dazhi Yang, Ruth A. Streveler, Ronald L. Miller,

James D. Slotta, Holly M. Matusovich and

Alejandra J. Magana

Using Computer-based Online Learning Modules to Promote Conceptual Change: Helping Students Understand Difficult Concepts in Thermal and Transport Science


Bugrahan Yalvac, Mehmet C. Ayar and Firat Soylu

Teaching Engineering with Wikis


Okan Bingöl and Serdar Paçaci

A Virtual Laboratory for Neural Network Controlled DC Motors Based on a DC-DC Buck Converter


Paul D. Schreuders and Matthew D. Lammi

Student Attitude and Achievement with Computer-based Instrumentation



Jaeil Park

An Application of a Manufacturing Activity Simulation Board for Teaching Product Costing


Turgay Tugay Bilgin

Parameter Free Visual Exploration Tool for Mining School Records


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