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DSGN 395: Engineering Education & Outreach

Quarter Offered

Fall : Wednesdays 10am-12pm in the Ford Prototyping Lab ; Mike Beltran

Prerequisites

None. Admission by Instructor Consent

Description

Engineering Education & Outreach will explore the dissemination of engineering topics, design thinking, and design methodologies to various age groups. In this course, students will take part in weekly seminars with the instructor, including lectures and discussion, covering the state of science education, cultural and socioeconomic factors affecting student learning, education theory, community partnership building, evaluation strategies, practical techniques for engaging and teaching youth, as well as design-education topics including design leadership, and evaluating the effectiveness of design education. Students will also participate in community based practicum with the Evanston Public School system, preparing and delivering engineering/science and design centric lessons to students and classroom educators.

Learn more about the instructor, Michael Beltran.

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