Engineering Faculty in the Classroom
At University of Michigan, College of Engineering faculty use a variety of techniques to engage students in their learning through the use of active learning and instructional technology. These videos showcase a few of our faculty teaching in large courses. For videos of engineering GSIs visit this website.
Why Use Active Learning (Part 1 of 2)
Noel Perkins, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, discusses why professors should consider incorporating more active learning into their classrooms.
How to Use Active Learning (Part 2 of 2)
Noel Perkins, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, discusses how professors can incorporate 4 simple active learning tools into their classrooms to improve student engagement.
Teaching in a Flipped Classroom – An Introduction
Joanna Millunchick and Dan Klionsky discuss the numerous benefits both they and their students have experienced by implementing the flipped classroom model.
Flipping the Engineering Classroom
This video highlights Steve Skerlos, Professor in Mechanical Engineering, using the “flipped classroom” model in a sustainability graduate course.
Teaching Effectively Using Instructional Technology
This video highlights Lola Eniola-Adefeso, Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering, teaching with a tablet PC and using clickers in a large lecture course. (CHE 230, Introduction to Material and Energy Balances)
Engaging Students in Active Learning
This video highlights Jeff Ringenberg, Lecturer IV in Electrical Engineering emphasizing ‘big picture’ ideas, using active learning, and connecting concepts to the real world in order to engage students in a large lecture course. (ENGR 101, Introduction to Computers and Programming)
Using Groups in Engineering Courses
This video highlights the way Steve Skerlos, Professor in Mechanical Engineering, creates, monitors, and leverage student teams/groups in a sustainability course.