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An Electrical Engineering Summer Academy for Middle School and High School Students

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An Electrical Engineering Summer Academy for Middle School and High School Students
The Electrical Engineering Summer Academy for Pre-College Students was held at the University of Tulsa from June 11th through June 15th , 2007. Of the 20 students accepted, 19 participated, along with four high school teachers. Seventeen students and two teachers were from Tulsa County and surroundings, with two students and two teachers from distant counties. The students and teachers participated in team-building, professional development, and technical activities designed to teach about the engineering profession and the field of electrical engineering. Activities included laboratories in electrical circuits, designing an electric car, soldering, a field trip, and discussion about ethics. Students worked in two and four-person teams, and made presentations on their experiences. The academy was evaluated using formal assessment instruments and faculty observations. Each of the individual activities attained an overall rating of at least 4 on a scale of 1 to 5, with most activities r...
Peter LoPresti, Theodore W. Manikas, Jeff Kohlbeck
Added 21 May 2011
Updated 21 May 2011
Type Journal
Year 2010
Where TE
Authors Peter LoPresti, Theodore W. Manikas, Jeff Kohlbeck
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