Russ Pimmel is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alabama. He teaches digital systems and computer hardware courses and the senior capstone design course. In recent years he has pursued a long-term interest in teaching methodologies. He has worked with his faculty colleagues to explore teaching improvements through a program that includes a weekly colloquium, periodic faculty workshops, and an outside speaker program.
For further informationWhether you're just getting started or looking for ideas, the Foundation Coalition would like to help you explore alternative approaches to learning and teaching through workshops, Web sites, lesson plans, and reading materials. For suggestions on where to start, see our Web site at http://www.foundationcoalition.org or contact Jeffrey Froyd at or 979.845.7574.