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The Foundation Coalition freshman year: lessons learned

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3 Author(s)
Richardson, J.A. ; Coll. of Eng., Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA ; Parker, J.K. ; Cordes, D.W.

Three years ago, mathematics, science, and engineering faculty at the University of Alabama (UA) designed a new set of freshmen courses which integrate science and engineering topics, promote active learning, and incorporate computer tools. The new courses have now gone through two cycles (1994-95 and 1995-96 academic years). The original goals of the new courses are presented followed by discussions of some of the advantages and disadvantages of the approaches

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Frontiers in Education Conference, 1996. FIE '96. 26th Annual Conference., Proceedings of  (Volume:3 )

Date of Conference:

6-9 Nov 1996