Special issue on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing

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The IEEE Multidisciplinary Engineering Education Magazine (MEEM)
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Special issue on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing


The editors invite scholarly articles on educational innovations and research in engineering and computing to be considered for a special issue of the MEEM, which is the official publication of the IEEE Education Society Student Activities Committee (ISSN 1558-7908) whose primary objective is to facilitate the publication of interesting, useful, and informative material on all aspects of multidisciplinary engineering education for the benefit of students and young educators.

It is free for authors to publish their works. We are inviting students or young researchers/educators to submit articles relevant to the following topics, but not limit to, in this special issue:
• Accreditation issues
• Active learning
• Assessment
• Computer and Web based software
• Community outreach: educating the public
• Degree programs and curricula
• Design experiences: senior capstone and other
• Disciplinary introductory courses
• Distance learning: methods, technologies, and assessment
• Diversity: valuing, achieving, and teaching it
• Enrollments in CSET programs
• Entrepreneurship programs
• Ethics: creative ways to teach and assess teaching
• Faculty development
• First year courses and programs
• Gender issues in CSET education
• Globalization: preparing faculty and students
• Graduate curricula and programs
• Innovative engineering and CS courses and labs
• K-12 initiatives and partnerships
• Laboratory experiences: on-site and at a distance
• Learning models
• Liberal arts courses and EC 2000
• Lifelong learning and nontraditional students
• Partnerships (industry, government, university, international)
• Pedagogies
• Service learning
• Skills development: technical writing, presentation, teamwork
• Software engineering
• Student retention and persistence
• Study abroad programs
• Undergraduate research experiences
• Uses of technology in the classroom

The MEEM publishes three types of articles:
• Regular papers (5 or more pages)
• Short papers (around 3 pages)
• Letters (free size, with a minimum of one page)

• Submission of manuscripts - December 30, 2010
• Reviews back to authors – February 1, 2010
• Revised manuscript submitted - February 15, 2010
• Final decision notification - February 30, 2010
• Expected publication date – March or June, 2010

Submission Preparation Checklist
1. Did you format your paper using the IEEE Transactions on Education Guidelines? (http://ewh.ieee.org/soc/e/sac/meem/public/MEEM_camera_ready.doc)
2. Is the first author a student? (Required for full/short paper submission)

1. Login IEEE MEEM system and submit your papers from
2. Send your papers by email (meem@ourglocal.org)

Special Issue Editors
Zhao Xinyou, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Rainier Ngie Ong, Philippines
Oscar M. Bonastre, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Emmanuel A. Gonzalez, Mapua Institute of Technology, Philippines
Dimitris Karadimas, University of Patras, Greece, Greece
Aisha Yousuf, University of Michigan-Dearborn, United States