Dr. Jacob Segil, Ph.D.

Instructor, Engineering Plus; CU-Boulder








Dr. Jacquelyn Sullivan, Ph.D.

Co-Director, Engineering Plus Program & Co-Director, Integrated Teaching and Learning (ITL) Program; CU-Boulder



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Spatial Visualization

A Promising Intervention for Promoting Student Equity

In this interactive webinar you will learn:

- Why spatial visualization assessment and training is vital, especially for at-risk women, underrepresented, and international students; and

- How to easily replicate a successful spatial visualization workshop used at the University of Colorado College of Engineering and Applied Science.


WEBINAR: Spatial Visualization: A Promising Intervention for Promoting Student Equity

with Dr. Jacob Segil & Dr. Jacquelyn Sullivan


Engage Spatial Visualization: A Promoising Intevention for Promoting Student Equity

  1. Spatial Visualization Webinar Recording
  2. SV Skills Webinar Presentation handout
  3. CU Boulder Budget
  4. SV Skills Example Email Invite
  5. Week 1:  Lesson Plan
  6. Action Plan Worksheet
  7. Isometric Paper
  8. Orthographic Paper

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Spatial Skills Resources


Dr. Sheryl Sorby discusses how she got interested in spatial skills, why STEM faculty should care about the spatial skills of their students, and research results on the impact of spatial training.

More resources are available at Engage Engineering


Segil, J. L., & Myers, B. A., & Sullivan, J. F., & Reamon, D. T. (2015, June), Efficacy of Various Spatial Visualization Implementation Approaches in a First-year Engineering Projects Course Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, Washington. 10.18260/p.23928 (link)


Dr. Jacob Segil introduces the Purdue Spatial Visualization test to a class of his students at CU Boulder.


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