The NSF sponsored Workshop will take place from December 10-12, 2018 at The Hotel at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.  The purpose of the workshop is refine a notional 1-year curriculum for a high school course in engineering that focuses on three major big idea themes including:
  • Engineering and Society
  • Engineering Processes
  • Essential Engineering Content, Skills, and Tools

A list of the main speakers and thier bios is available.

The materials from the conference are available at the following drive location.

Monday, December 10, 2018: Jeong Kim Engineering Building Rotunda, UMD Campus

12:00 – 3:00 PM (Optional for Workshop Attendees, short walk from Hotel)

Introduction to Engineering Design Showcase Event

(Teams of first-year engineering students at the Univ. of Maryland will showcase their final over the sand vehicle design projects)

 

Monday, December 10, 2018: Salon A & B


4:30  – 7:00 PM Registration

6:00 – 7:00 PM Opening Session I, Welcome, Keynote talks, Setting the Goals for Workshop - View Presentation

Welcome and Introduction of the Speakers:

Dr. Darryll Pines, Dean and Nariman Farvardin Professor of Engineering, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
Dr. Dawn Tilbury, Associate Director for Engineering, National Science Foundation

Why an Advanced High School Course in Engineering?

Dr. Alton Romig, Senior Program Director, National Academy Engineering
 

The Status of K-12 Engineering Education in the United States

Mr. Greg Pearson, Senior Director Technology and Society, National Academy Engineering
 

Setting the Goals for the E4USA Curriculum Workshop 

 
Mr. Kevin Calabro, Director of Keystone Program, A. James Clark School of Engineering and the College of Education, University of Maryland
 
 

7:00 - 8:30 PM Dinner


 

Tuesday, December 11, 2018: Salon A & B


7:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:00 AM PLENARY SESSION- ENGINEERING OR COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM FOR HIGH SCHOOLS - View Presentations

Engineer Your World-UTeach Engineering

Ms. Cheryl Farmer, University of Texas at Austin
 

Engineering Taxonomy for K-12 Engineering Education

Dr. Tanner Huffman, College of New Jersey
 

Introduction to Engineering-Online

Dr. Adam Carberry, Associate Professor in The Polytechnic School (TPS) within Arizona State, University’s (ASU) Fulton Schools of Engineering.

9:15 AM CHALLENGES AND PROCESS FOR THE DAY

Dr. Ken Reid, Associate Professor & Assistant Department Head for Undergraduate Programs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
 
 

9:30 – 9:45 AM BREAK

 

BREAKOUT SESSION I

9:45 – 11:15 AM CONCURRENT CURRICULUM BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Engineering and Society (Salon C) - Green

Facilitated by: Ethan Eagle, Adam Carberry, and Darryll Pines

Engineering Processes (Salon D) - Yellow

Facilitated by: Leigh Abts, Kemi Ladeji-Osias, Jackelyn Lopez Roshwalb

Essential Engineering Content, Skills, and Tools (Salon E) - Red

Facilitated by: Ken Reid, Kevin Calabro, Bruk Berehane 

 

11:15 – 12:00 PM SUMMARIZE KEY DISCUSSIONS & NOTES FROM SESSION I - View Presentations

12:00 – 1:00 PM BUFFET LUNCH & LUNCHEON SPEAKER - View Presentation

NAE Grand Challenge Scholars Program

Dr. B.L. (Rama) Bindiganavale, GCSP Director, National Academy of Engineering
 

BREAKOUT SESSION II

1:00 – 3:00 PM THREE (3) CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Engineering and Society (Salon C)

Facilitated by: Ethan Eagle, Adam Carberry, and Darryll Pines

Engineering Processes (Salon D)

Facilitated by: Leigh Abts, Kemi Ladeji-Osias, Jackelyn Lopez Roshwalb

Essential Engineering Content, Skills, and Tools (Salon E)

Facilitated by: Ken Reid, Kevin Calabro, Bruk Brehane 

3:00 – 4:00 PM BREAK (Network with Workshop Attendees and Exhibitors) 

 

4:00 – 5:00 PM SUMMARIZE KEY FINDINGS & SUGGESTIONS - View Presentations

Engineering and Society (Salon A/B)

Engineering Processes (Salon A/B)

Essential Engineering Content, Skills, and Tools (Salon A/B)

Mr. Kevin Calabro, Director of Keystone Program, A. James Clark School of Engineering and the College of Education, University of Maryland
 
 

5:00 PM ADJOURN (Dinner, On Your Own)


 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018: Salon A & B


7:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:00 AM INTRODUCTION OF THE SPEAKER - View Presentations

 
Dr. Leigh Abts, Research Associate Professor, A. James Clark School of Engineering and the College of Education, University of Maryland
 

Assessment Strategies for AP Courses

Dr. Rosemary Reshetar, Executive Director Psychometrics, College Board
 

BREAKOUT SESSION III

9:00 – 10:00 AM ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES FOR HIGH SCHOOL COURSE IN ENGINEERING

Engineering and Society (Salon C)

Engineering Processes (Salon D)

Essential Engineering Content, Skills, and Tools (Salon E)

10:00 - 10:45 'PARKING LOT' DISCUSSION

Engineering and Society (Salon C)

Sequence vs Single Class - Darrel Pines and Kemi Ladeji-Osias
Teacher Professional Development - Adam Carberry and Kevin Calabro
Creating Context "What is Engineering?" - Ethan Eagle

Engineering Processes (Salon D)

Assessment 2.0 Portfolio Rubrics - Leigh Abts
For All vs For Credit - Jackelyn Lopez-Roschwalb

Essential Engineering Content, Skills, and Tools (Salon E)

Confronting Engineering's Biggest Critics - Ken Reid
Achieving Meaningful Diversity and Inclusion - Bruk Berhane

10:45 – 11:00 AM SUMMARIZE ASSESSMENT KEY FINDINGS & SUGGESTIONS (Salon A/B)

Dr. Leigh Abts, Research Associate Professor, A. James Clark School of Engineering and the College of Education, University of Maryland
 

11:00 - 11:30 AM E4USA PROGRAM NEXT STEPS - View Presentations

Dr. Darryll Pines, Dean and Nariman Farvardin Professor of Engineering, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland

11:30 AM ADJOURN - BOX LUNCH PROVIDED

12:00 - 2:00 PM WORKING LUNCH FOR HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATORS

The E4USA High School Context (Harriet Tubman Room)

Dr. Bruk Berhane, Assistant Research Professor, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
Ms. Jackelyn López Roshwalb, Lecturer, Keystone Program, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland

LOCATION:

The HOTEL at the University of Maryland
7777 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
 
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