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The overarching goal of ENGAGE is to increase the capacity of engineering schools to retain undergraduate students by facilitating the implementation of three research-based strategies to improve student day-to-day classroom and educational experience. ENGAGE is working with faculty and administrators from over 70 engineering schools to implement ENGAGE strategies including:
1. Use Everyday Examples in Engineering (E3s) to teach STEM concepts
2. Improve students' Spatial Visualization Skills (SVS)
3. Increase effective Faculty-Student Interaction (FSI)
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ENGAGE presents E3s workshop at NAE & NSF

Pat Campbell and Eann Patterson led workshops at both the NAE and NSF in July 2013 on research-based strategies focused on relating engineering concepts to everyday examples when teaching undergraduate engineering students.  These strategies were developed and successfully implemented to improve the engagement and retention of engineering students as part of the ‘ENGAGE: Engaging Students in Engineering’ project (, a project funded by the National Science Foundation.

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