This talk explores how can we incorporate innovative curriculum, extra-curricular and professional activities into our engineering programs that will cultivate inclusive engineering identities and demonstrate how the engineering profession benefits from diversity. This includes expanding on public and engineering student perceptions about who can be an engineer and what engineers do. This effort aims to create … Continue reading →Creating an Inclusive Engineering Landscape to Ensure Everyone Thrives: Keynote Video
Prof. Debbie Chachra: Innovation doesn’t exist for its own sake; the value of innovation is that addresses needs that are previously unrecognized or unmet, sometimes with emergent technology. The way we teach engineering has deep historical roots, and is shaped by culture, experience and technology (some of which we no longer even immediately recognize as … Continue reading →Innovation in Engineering Education: Debbie Chachra Keynote Video
Our wonderful instructional technology team generously donated their time and equipment to record some of the key CEEA2017 events, and they’re now available for viewing online. Catch the introductions, our two keynotes, the Engineer of 2050 workshop, and the CEEA awards at the playlist below!
In 2015, legislation was enacted to require mandatory ‘Working at Heights’ training for all construction workers in Ontario. While the legislation has been successful in reducing lost time injuries due to falls, it inadvertently raised barriers for engineering instructors wishing to give their students a field-related learning experience. Although construction management students completed WHMIS, … Continue reading →Brenda McCabe’s Construction Site Audio Tours