Missouri University of Science and Technology will host the 2015 American Society for Engineering Education’s Zone III Meeting in Springfield, Missouri, in September. Engineering educators from all disciplines of engineering, computer science, engineering technology and education outreach are encouraged to attend.
The conference will be held Wednesday, Sept. 23, through Friday, Sept. 25, at the University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Springfield, Missouri. Deadline to register at the $250 early bird rate is Friday, Sept. 4. After that date, the registration fee will be $300.
Registration fees include entrance into all conference sessions, a reception on Wednesday, lunches on Thursday and Friday, a banquet on Thursday and refreshment breaks. Registration is available online at aseezone3.mst.edu/registration/.
“The American Society for Engineering Education has a strong K-12 focus,” says Dr. Christi Patton Luks, associate teaching professor of chemical and biochemical engineering at Missouri S&T and conference program chair. “This year we have set up a track of sessions and workshops devoted to K-12 outreach activities and NSF broader-impact activities for engineering research.”
Luks is chair of the ASEE Chemical Engineering Division, membership chair for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, national vice president of Omega Chi Epsilon and a member-at-large representative to the Society of Women Engineers.
The conference will include presentations on a wide range of topics related to engineering education. Topics of interest include preparing students for global careers, service learning in engineering and engineering technology education, engineering and engineering technology curriculum in distance learning courses, developing interactive tools for education and best practices for ABET accreditation.
A complete list of topics, and more information about the conference, is available online at aseezone3.mst.edu.