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Project Based Learning with MATLAB in Engineering Modeling and Design Course part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Muhammad Khan, Arkansas Tech University
Muhammad Khan, Arkansas Tech University A primary attribute of engineering education is its focus on preparing future engineers to model and design engineering systems. Understanding of mathematical models, ...

Subject: Engineering

MATLAB is an "easy programming" tool to each engineering discipline part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Yevgeny Gayev, National Aviation University, Kyiv, Ukraine
Yevgeny Gayev, Aerospace Control Systems Department, National Aviation University, Kyiv, Ukraine I am an insistent propagator of active methods in teaching of everything. Of course, in teaching Physics but also in ...

Subject: Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics

MATLAB' "easy programming" for discipline "Information Processes and Coding" part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Yevgeny Gayev, National Aviation University, Kyiv, Ukraine
Yevgeny Gayev, Aerospace Control Systems Department, National Aviation University, Kyiv, Ukraine Being familiar with MATLAB (see my Essay1) allows to educator realize pedagogical approach of "own ...

Subject: Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Physics

Enhancing Computational Thinking in Information Science Engineering Education part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Silvio Simani, Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Silvio Simani, Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara In general, computational thinking is represented by a set of problem-solving strategies that includes the methods of expressing problems and the ...

Subject: Computer Science

Using MATLAB as an Exploration Tool in Numerical Analysis and for Computational Thinking in the Sciences part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Joan Weiss, Fairfield University
Joan Weiss, Mathematics, Fairfield University After completing my doctorate in 1979 I have been tenured by two institutions to be the lone Numerical Analysis instructor. So in forty years I have taught a Numerical ...

Subject: Mathematics

Assessing Engineering Computation in a Flipped Course part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Stormy Attaway, Boston University
Stormy Attaway, Mechanical Engineering, Boston University I usually teach the basic computation course for all engineering freshmen, which is essentially a course on computer programming concepts. The concepts are ...

Subject: Engineering

Helping psychology students embrace computational thinking part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Adam Steiner, Minnesota State University-Mankato
Adam Steiner, Psychology, Minnesota State University-Mankato Prior to graduate school, my experiences with programming were limited to a few problems in computational physics. Once I began graduate school in ...

Subject: Health Sciences, Biology

Importance of MATLAB in engineering part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Miguel Goni Rodrigo, University of South Florida
Miguel Goni Rodrigo, Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida There has been a significant shift in engineering from in-lab experiments and testing to numerical simulations. In order to run such ...

Subject: Engineering

Using MATLAB in Mathematics Classes part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Rick Downs, Seattle Community College-South Campus
Rick Downs, Mathematics, South Seattle College Since most students taking math classes (that are not majoring in computer science) are going into engineering or science, math classes are a good place to introduce ...

Subject: Mathematics

Introducing MATLAB in freshmen Math course part of Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB:Matlab Workshop 2019:Essays
Edith Aguirre, El Paso Community College
Edith Aguirre, Mathematics, El Paso Community College I currently teach at a 2-year community college where we enroll almost 30,000 predominantly Hispanic students each semester. This fall 2019 semester I will ...

Subject: Mathematics