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There must be a better way to present this material
Louis Woodhams, Washington University in St. Louis
Louis Woodhams, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Washington University in St. Louis In the Spring of 2020, I taught my first Numerical Methods class for sophomores in Mechanical Engineering. I had ...

Subject: Engineering

Teaching image processing with MATLAB to physics students
Duncan Carlsmith, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Duncan Carlsmith, , University of Wisconsin-Madison Image processing is an engaging activity appropriately taught to beginning students in STEM fields. I introduce my physics undergraduates to image processing ...

Subject: Physics

Teaching debugging and confidence to those new to programming
Alice Bradley, Williams College
Alice Bradley, Geosciences, Williams College I have not yet taught computation online (though I am starting to this coming week). I am quite fortunate to be at Williams College, and teaching upper-level students ...

Subject: Geoscience

Teaching Computational Thinking Skills from the Student's Early Years Through College
Samuel Olatunbosun, Norfolk State University
Samuel BO Olatunbosun, Computer Science, Norfolk State University Overview Computational thinking (CT), a popular term that experienced a surge of popularity in the 2000s, refers to a broad range of psychological ...

Subject: Computer Science

Why I decided to invest my time in teaching computational science
Oluseyi Akinola, Obafemi Awolowo University
Oluseyi Akinola, Physics and Engineering Physics, Obafemi Awolowo University There is a need for developing countries (especially the sub-Saharan African countries) to as a matter of necessity invest more funds in ...

Subject: Physics

Welcome to Freshman Programming with MATLAB. Don't be Overwhelmed.
Michael O'Connor, University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Michael O'Connor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Massachusetts-Lowell I was introduced to MATLAB as a student in 2004. Now as an instructor who is looking back, it is impressive how MATLAB and SIMULINK ...

Subject: Engineering

Online is a lot Different from In-Class Computer Instruction
Paul Watta, Henry Ford Community College
Paul Watta, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan - Dearborn Because of the Covid virus, we have had to transition to remote learning. It's a lot different and a lot harder than it ...

Subject: Computer Science, Engineering

Building Effective Groups for Online Computation
John Mathewson, Pasadena City College
John Mathewson, Mathematics and Computer Science, Pasadena City College Building effective groups and effective ways to monitor the progress of groups are what I imagine will be the most difficult aspects of ...

Subject: Mathematics

Surviving the Desert Island of Learning Computation Online
Tess Weathers, Chabot College
Tess Weathers, Engineering, Chabot College Online classes can often create feelings of isolation, as though each learner is trapped on an island. When students are tasked with difficult or frustrating concepts, ...

Subject: Engineering

Computational Assignments in Linear Algebra
Rick Downs, Seattle Community College-South Campus
Rick Downs, , South Seattle College The first Linear Algebra course for undergraduates attracts a wide variety of students. Some students are math majors, but there are many more students majoring in data science, ...

Subject: Mathematics