New Jersey Institute of Technology pioneers new way to teach
from EurekAlert! Science News
Professor Richard Foulds, along with other professors
at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), is pioneering
a new way to educate engineers.
Professors who use the method, called studio learning,
demonstrate the fundamentals of engineering not by lecture
but by active, hands-on, experiment-based learning.
"Our students love studio learning, which has
caused enrollment in the biomedical department to mushroom," says
Foulds, PhD, an associate professor of biomedical engineering
the studio method to NJIT. "You will never see students, in
my studio classes, asleep in the back of the room. You'll
see their faces lit up with curiosity, inquiry and an active
desire to learn." Read more...