CFP: REES Annual Conference January 14 – 16 2025 (University of Texas at El Paso)

The Call for Papers for the Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES) 2025 is now open! Check this link for more information: www.rees2025.org. REES will be hosted by the University of Texas at El Paso from January 14 – 16, 2025. We also organize a pre-conference Doctoral Symposium and Workshop for engineers building their capacityContinue reading “CFP: REES Annual Conference January 14 – 16 2025 (University of Texas at El Paso)”

Latest Development of Engineering Education Research in China: Observations and Reflections

Jiabin Zhu, School of Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University   How to nurture the new discipline of engineering education? The Chinese engineering education community are actively piloting new efforts around the country. With the unprecedented development of engineering education scale in China, engineering education research (EER) has attracted greater and broader interest from multiple stakeholders inContinue reading “Latest Development of Engineering Education Research in China: Observations and Reflections”

REES 2024, Hubbali, India – Reflections on an outstanding conference

Teresa Hattingh, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, REEN Chair (2022-2023) The Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES) took place in Hubbali, India from the 4th to the 6th of  January 2024. The REES conference, the traditionally biannual conference of the Research in Engineering Education Network (REEN) was hosted by KLE Technological University in collaboration withContinue reading “REES 2024, Hubbali, India – Reflections on an outstanding conference”

Navigating ASEE 2023: Reflections on my Transformative Journey

Cristián Vargas-Ordóñez, Purdue University, The US The ASEE 2023 conference in Baltimore, MD, marked a significant milestone in my Ph.D. journey, instilling in me a newfound sense of professional capability and ambition. Being a fifth-year Ph.D. student in Engineering Education, this event held particular significance, as it was only my second in-person conference since theContinue reading “Navigating ASEE 2023: Reflections on my Transformative Journey”

Call for expressions of interest: REEN Board members representing North, Central and South America

Dear engineering education community, On behalf of the Research in Engineering Education Network (REEN) Governing Board, we are seeking nominations to fill two board positions. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about engineering education research and building capacity and representation in the following regions: ● North America (1 position) ● Central and SouthContinue reading “Call for expressions of interest: REEN Board members representing North, Central and South America”

Navigating Borders and Nurturing Interdisciplinary Perspectives: Reflections and Advice for International Graduate Students with Diana Bairaktarova

Diana Bairaktarova, Virginia Tech, The US My journey as an engineer and engineering educator and researcher has been intertwined with the experiences of countless professionals, academics, undergraduate and graduate students from all over the globe. These encounters have enriched my perspective on education, cultural diversity, and the transformative power of global collaboration. In this narrative,Continue reading “Navigating Borders and Nurturing Interdisciplinary Perspectives: Reflections and Advice for International Graduate Students with Diana Bairaktarova”

Join us for the next REEN webinar: Reviewing Engineering Education Research Papers

On September 27th, 2023, the Research in Engineering Education Network (REEN) team will be running an interactive online workshop on reviewing engineering education research papers. The workshop is facilitated by Scott Daniel and Helen Inglis, who will be joined via chat by REEN colleagues. Reviewing papers is a great way to improve your writing –Continue reading “Join us for the next REEN webinar: Reviewing Engineering Education Research Papers”

Finding Your Community: the journey of one Engineering Education Researcher

Rebecca Broadbent, Aston University, The UK The idea of the Newer Researcher Network was born in 2015, when I was a PhD student taking my first steps into the field of Engineering Education Research (EER). The Newer Researcher Network is part of the UK and Ireland Engineering Education Research Network (EERN) and it supports theContinue reading “Finding Your Community: the journey of one Engineering Education Researcher”

Using the Engineering Ethics Toolkit in your teaching

Dr. Sarah Jayne Hitt (NMITE, Edinburgh Napier University, Engineering Professors) In March 2022, the UK’s Engineering Professors Council (EPC) launched the Engineering Ethics Toolkit to provide engineering educators with ready-to-use classroom resources and support in integrating ethics into their teaching. In March 2023, many additional Toolkit materials were launched to help educators understand, plan for, andContinue reading “Using the Engineering Ethics Toolkit in your teaching”

Transforming Engineering Education and Research in India: looking forward to REES 2024!

Rohit Kandakatla and Sohum Sohoni India is home to more than 2500 engineering colleges producing approximately 1.5 million engineering graduates annually. However, only 5% of the engineers graduate from nationally reputed government led institutions such as the Indian Institute’s of Technology (IITs) and National Institute’s of Technology (NITs), which have been established in different geographicContinue reading “Transforming Engineering Education and Research in India: looking forward to REES 2024!”