Essays


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


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Teaching Computation in MATLAB: An Educational Journey
Yih-Choung Yu, Lafayette College
Yih-Choung Yu, , Lafayette College My journey into teaching computation in MATLAB started with an appreciation of its versatility and effectiveness in solving complex mathematical problems from my research ...

Subject: Health Sciences, Engineering

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

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

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 ...

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

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

Challenges in Teaching Computer Sciences Engineering Courses with Matlab & Simulink
Silvio Simani, University of Ferrara, Department of Engineering
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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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

Self-paced learning in an undergraduate MATLAB course part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Essays
Anna Pfeiffer-Herbert, Stockton University
Anna Pfeiffer-Herbert, Marine Science, Stockton University I teach at a primarily undergraduate institution in a program—marine science—that draws students with high motivation and interest in their field of ...

Subject: Geoscience

Baby-Steps Bring More Computation (or at least "math") into Biology and more Biology into Math part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2016:Essays
Anne Walter, Saint Olaf College
Anne Walter, , Saint Olaf College A number of us at St. Olaf have been saying for years that mathematical prowess and tools are needed for successful biological research and understanding and that conversely more ...

Subject: Biology

Beginning to incorporate computation and Matlab into my courses part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2016:Essays
Carlye Peterson, Cuesta College
Carlye Dian Peterson, Earth Science, University of California-Davis Beginning to incorporate computation and Matlab into my courses Carlye D. Peterson One of the skills I want my students to be proficient at is ...

Subject: Geoscience

Teaching a Computational Course to Students with Diverse Science Backgrounds part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop 2019:Essays
Gordana Garapic, SUNY College at New Paltz
Gordana Garapic, Geology, SUNY New Paltz Geology majors take the introduction to geophysics predominantly in their senior year. In addition, about a third of the students are engineering or physics majors. The ...

Subject: Geoscience