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A collection of essays submitted by participants in the Teaching Computation Using MATLAB workshops.

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Importance of MATLAB in engineering part of Teaching Computation with 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

Teaching Basic Problem Decomposition and Algorithm Design Skills part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Essays
Mandoye Ndoye, Tuskegee University
Mandoye Ndoye, Electrical and Computer Enngineering, Tuskegee University With the advent of the data science era, there is a great and immediate need for the training of engineers that can use principled methods ...

Subject: Engineering

Teaching Quantum Mechanics with MATLAB part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2016:Essays
Paul Kassebaum, MathWorks
Paul Kassebaum, MathWorks - updated February 2021 by Temo Vekua, MathWorks Please refer to the files attached to this SERC submission, which includes formulae and images that could not be included in this text ...

Subject: Physics

MATLAB is an Effective Tools for Solving Electric Circuit Problems part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Essays
Zekeriya Aliyazicioglu, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
Zekeriya Aliyazicioglu, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona Last couple of years, I have been focusing to teach low level electric circuit courses using flipped classroom approaches. I have ...

Subject: Engineering

Foundational computation for first year physics undergraduates part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Essays
Duncan Carlsmith, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Duncan Carlsmith, Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison The AAPT/APS Joint Task Force on Undergraduate Physics Education report [1] examines the motivations for, goals of, and barriers to including computation ...

Subject: Physics

Specifications-Based Grading for Assessing Student Learning part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2018:Essays
Kristi Closser, California State University-Fresno
Kristi Closser, California State University-Fresno What is the difference between a student who receives a 79% in a course and one who gets 80%? At my university, we do not have +/- designations associated with ...

Subject: Chemistry

The success of implementing a MATLAB project in a Medical Physics course part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2018:Essays
David Sterling, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
David Sterling, Radiation Oncology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Implementing computational projects in the classroom has helped my students understand material better and more quickly than they did before ...

Subject: Physics, Health Sciences

Computational modeling in geochemistry and petrology (and the geosciences more broadly) part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Essays
Kendra Lynn, University of Delaware
Kendra J. Lynn, Earth Sciences, University of Delaware Vision for teaching computational skills more broadly in the geosciences Sophisticated modeling skills are becoming highly valued in the geosciences. ...

Subject: Geoscience

Computation for Oceanography and Coastal Science part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2018:Essays
Ali Reza Payandeh, Louisiana State University
Ali Reza Payandeh, Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, LSU The development and implementation of coastal and ocean numerical models has led to specialized applications in oceanography and coastal sciences. However, ...

Subject: Geoscience

Teaching Computational Physics to upper level undergraduates part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2018:Essays
Ali Tabei, University of Northern Iowa
Seyed Mohiaddeen Ali Tabei, University of Northern Iowa In this course, students learn how to employ computational methods to solve advanced problems in physics and other fields of science. The objective is to ...

Subject: Physics