A Community of Innovators

Instructional Services

If you would like more information on how to set up a workshop, seminar, or other presentation with CELT, please contact Assistant Director Jim Borgford-Parnell at bparnell@u.washington.edu.

Classroom Presentations

CELT Classroom Presentations are provided in collaboration with instructors to improve their students' knowledge of engineering design processes, teamwork dynamics, and other topics that draw from CELT's internationally recognized research in engineering education as well as the learning sciences more broadly.

The following lists some of the classroom presentations given by CELT personnel. Links to slide presentations and handout materials are included with several of these presentations. You are welcome to download and use the linked materials. Please use proper attributions.

Design Processes

How Prepared Are You? Compare Your Engineering Skills with Other Graduating Seniors
Date initially offered: February 2008

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Engineering Design Processes
Date initially offered: April 2008

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Successful Design Processes: Some Research Perspectives
Date initially offered: April 2009

Design has long been considered a central activity of engineering. The goal of these classroom presentations is to provide engineering students with a look at CELTís design process research and collaboratively discuss implications for their learning. The primary learning goal of these classroom presentations is to help engineering students to become more conceptually and metacognitively aware of engineering design processes. [slides.pdf] [slides.ppt] [handouts]

Learning how to Learn

Toward Becoming a Self-Regulated Learner
Date initially offered: April 2008

This presentation focused on Self-Regulated Learning, which is the primary component of life-long learning. The organization of knowledge and metacognition are also discussed. [slides.pdf] [slides.ppt] [handouts]

Toward Becoming a Life-long Learner
Date initially offered: May 2009

This presentation focused on abilities of life-long learners. Self-regulation is a primary component of life-long learning. This presentation emphasizes that becoming more self-regulated while in college not only benefits academinc study but also prepares for life-long learning. The organization of knowledge and metacognition are also discussed. [slides.pdf] [slides.ppt] [handouts]

Teamwork

Teamwork for Learning and Project Success
Date initially offered: January 2009

This presentation explained the benefits of teamwork, factors that affect project and learning success, potential problems in group work and how those problems may be addressed. Studentís prior experiences as team members form the bases for many of the discussions. [slides.pdf] [slides.ppt] [handouts]