Links

Some useful, interesting, and perhaps thought-provoking sources:

  • Links Related to Engineering Education
Google Scholar - Great starting point for literature reviews: http://scholar.google.ca/

ASEE - Conference paper search, another great source of related papers: http://www.asee.org/search/proceedings

Teaching Tips - A very good collection of information related to teaching in higher education: http://www2.honolulu.hawaii.edu/facdev/guidebk/teachtip/teachtip.htm

CTSI - Our very own Center for Teaching Support and Innovation: http://www.teaching.utoronto.ca/home.htm

Richard Felder's Homepage - The collection of resources created by a legend in the field of engineering education (includes the Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire): http://www4.ncsu.edu/unity/lockers/users/f/felder/public/
  • Links Related to Engineering Outreach
ASEE Engineering Go For It - A great site for students and teachers to explore engineering and see how it can be incorporated into the classroom: http://www.egfi-k12.org/
 
Pueblo Science - A local not-for-profit initiative which has created science kits for students in developing countries: http://puebloscience.org/
  • Sites Related to My Teaching and Courses
Quadrocopter Ball Juggling - Amazing demonstration of system control: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CR5y8qZf0Y&feature=player_embedded

Mendochino Motor - A very nice demonstration of a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) solar powered motor: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ncx2eVpWUzw

Dancing Robots - No need to say more: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/06/dance-dance-revolution-20-robots-think-they-can-dance/

Superconducting Train Demonstration - A classic video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeS_U9qFg7Y
  • Other Interesting Sites
Instructables - All sorts of plans, descriptions, and ideas of how to build things:  http://www.instructables.com/

Make Projects - Another great collection of buildables: http://makeprojects.com/

ifixit - An interesting site with nice "teardowns" of common electronics: http://www.ifixit.com/





Last modified June 2012