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A collection of essays submitted by participants in the 2023 Teaching Computation with MATLAB workshop.


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Teaching Calculus with MATLAB
Muhammad Akhtar, El Paso Community College
MUHAMMAD S AKHTAR, , El Paso Community College Teaching Calculus with MATLAB  Introduction Many engineering students start their education at a community college and then transfer to a four-year institution to ...

Subject: Mathematics

Incorporating computational skills into undergraduate Geoscience courses
Jill Pearse, California State University-Long Beach
Jill Pearse, Earth Science, California State University-Long Beach Geoscience is unusual in the STEM disciplines in that it applies all the basic sciences in an interdisciplinary way, and there is no consensus on ...

Subject: Geoscience

Challenges in Teaching Computer Sciences Engineering Courses with Matlab & Simulink
Silvio Simani, University of Ferrara
Silvio Simani, Engineering, University of Ferrara In recent years, we have been working with students who seem to be lacking in abstraction ability. It implies that they seem unable of transforming a real-life ...

Subject: Computer Science, Engineering

Challenges to Teaching Computations in New Times
Luis M Vicente, Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
Luis M Vicente, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Sciences, Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico Luis M. Vicente, currently serving as the Director, and Associate Professsor of the Electrical, ...

Subject: Engineering, Computer Science

Experimental Mathematics for Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Namyong Lee, Minnesota State University-Mankato
Namyong Lee, Mathematics & Statistics, Minnesota State University-Mankato Downloadable version of this essayExperimental Mathematics for Teaching and Learning Mathematics (Acrobat (PDF) 186kB Nov8 23)

Subject: Mathematics

Integrating MATLAB Programming into Applied Math Curriculum
Dong Zhou, California State University-Los Angeles
Dong Zhou, Mathematics, California State University-Los Angeles Over the past six years, I have actively integrated MATLAB into my applied math courses, which encompass a range of subjects including an ...

Subject: Mathematics

Computation Essay
Lazaros Kikas, University of Detroit Mercy
Lazaros Kikas, , University of Detroit Mercy Part of my duties in teaching mathematics at the University of Detroit Mercy is to teach the first course of the Calculus sequence. The ideas can be quite complex and ...

Subject: Mathematics

The hidden learning outcomes of an Earth's Climate course with computer lab
i gouirand, the UWI
Isabelle Gouirand, , Isabelle Gouirand, Environmental Science, The university of the West IndiesI integrated the University of the West Indies 15 years ago as a lecturer in Atmospheric Science. However, as a ...

Subject: Environmental Science

Computational Modeling in Cognitive Neuroscience
weiwei zhang, University of California-Riverside
weiwei zhang, , University of California-Riverside Computational modeling is one of the three foundations of cognitive neuroscience, in addition to behavior (cognition) and the brain. Although a lot of Psychology ...

The Struggle of Teaching Math Problems in a Computer Science Classroom
xiaoyuan suo, Webster University
Xiaoyuan Suo (Sue), Computer and Information Sciences, Webster University I specialize in teaching programming classes and have undertaken several projects related to instructing high-performance computing ...

Subject: Computer Science

Essays from Previous Workshops


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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

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

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 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

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

Computation in Civil Engineering part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2018:Essays
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

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

EXPERIMENTAL MATH & EDUCATION part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2016:Essays
Victor Padron, Normandale Community College
Victor Padron, Mathematics, Normandale Community College "Mathematics does not grow through a monotonous increase of the number of indubitably established theorems but through the incessant improvement of ...

Subject: Mathematics

Alleviating computational anxiety of chemistry students part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2017:Essays
Kristi Closser, California State University-Fresno
Kristina Danielle Closser, Chemistry, California State University-Fresno I recently started a tenure-track position at Fresno State in the chemistry department. Currently, I am teaching a computational chemistry ...

Subject: Chemistry

Student Self-Assessments in a Computational Data Analysis Course part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Essays
Michelle Isenhour, Naval Postgraduate School
Michelle Isenhour, Operations Research, Naval Postgraduate School I teach basic (undergraduate) statistics and data analysis to students at the graduate level. The purpose of my course is to prepare students for ...

Subject: Mathematics