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First-year Curriculum at University of Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

First Year

Freshman curriculum for engineering students.
Freshman Year Experience

Designing for Long-term Effectiveness Designed to include features that would make it robust and would encourage its extension into engineering and science curricula

Student Performance Experience at other universities has indicated that scores are likely to improve

Other Features References for further Information


References for Further Information

  1. Lahey, R., Jr., Gabriele, G., "Curriculum Reform at Rensselaer," Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, November 1996.
  2. Frair, K., Cordes, D., Evens, D., and Froyd, J., "The Foundation Coalition - Looking Toward the Future," Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, November 1997.
  3. Kowalczyk, R. and Hausknecht, A., "Using Technology in an Integrated Curriculum - Project IMPULSE," Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1999.
  4. Drake, Susan M., Planning Integrated Curriculum: The Call to Adventure, Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1993.
  5. Miller, Kathleen A., Curriculum: To Integrate or Not to Integrate, Viewpoints, 1995.
  6. Al-Holou, N. et. al., "First-Year Integrated Curricula Across Engineering Education Coalitions", Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 88, no. 4, October 1999.
  7. Pendergrass, N. A., Laoulache, Raymond N., Dowd, John P., and Kowalczyk, Robert E., "Efficient Development and Implementation Of An Integrated First Year Engineering Curriculum," Proceedings of the Frontiers in Education Conference, Tempe AZ, November 1998.
  8. Pendergrass, N. A., Laoulache, Raymond N, Kowalczyk, Robert E., Dowd, John P.,, "Efficient Development and Implementation of an Integrated First Year Engineering Curriculum," to appear in the Proceedings of the ASEE Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 2001.

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