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Computation in Civil Engineering
Julie Fogarty, California State University-Sacramento
Julie Fogarty, California State University-Sacramento Most of the undergraduate civil engineering curriculum is spent doing hand calculations based on theories that lead to closed-form and relatively simple ...

Subject: Engineering

MATLAB as a Tool for Teaching and Learning of High Performance Computing Applications
Sani Abba, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University
Sani Abba, Department of Mathematical Sciences (Computer Science), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (Federal University of Technology), Nigeria. Developing computational skills is very essential in the ...

Subject: Engineering, Computer Science

The importance of programming skills in improving health across the lifespan
Manuel Hernandez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Manuel Hernandez, Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign As the oldest of the old continue to become an increasingly larger percentage of our population, challenges due to ...

Subject: Health Sciences

Using Matlab in Applied Math Courses
Melisa Hendrata, California State University-Los Angeles
Melisa Hendrata, Mathematics, California State University-Los Angeles Drawing from my own experience in academia and also those of my former students who are able to enter the industry, computational skill is one ...

Subject: Mathematics

Computation for Oceanography and Coastal Science
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

Specifications-Based Grading for Assessing Student Learning
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

Scientific Computation and Preparedness for Undergraduate Research
Jeremy Loebach, Saint Olaf College
Jeremy Loebach, Psychology, Saint Olaf College As a Cognitive Neuroscientist, I teach a number of lab courses in which students design and conduct empirical studies, and analyze, interpret and display the data. ...

Use of Matlab to reinforce concepts of Compton effect
Eric Ehler, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Eric Ehler, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities I recall on my time as a first year graduate student taking a course on radiologic physics and radiation dosimetry and remember well seeing this equation: (d_e ...

Subject: Physics, Health Sciences

Computation and Assessment
Michael Groves, California State University-Fullerton
Michael Groves, Chemistry and Biochemistry, California State University-Fullerton I teach quantum mechanics, thermodynamics, kinetics and statistical mechanics. These courses typically have problems that are very ...

Subject: Chemistry

Coding is Thinking
Heather Whitney, Wheaton College (IL)
Heather Whitney, Physics, Wheaton College (IL) Coding is Thinking Most of the courses I teach in our major make use of computation, but they are at different levels, so there are different, but related, challenges ...

Subject: Physics