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Thursday, July 22 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Teaching STEM in Higher Education with Acoustical Engineering

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Teaching STEM in Higher Education with Acoustical Engineering
Providing strong foundational STEM skills is essential for first-year students starting their academic careers in engineering programs.  An Introduction to STEM course introduces students to design principles and soft skills that enable students to be successful in higher-education.  A study of acoustical engineering within a computer science context was added to an Introduction to STEM course to preface a real-world acoustical problem that students could readily identify in a local auditorium.  Students learned to solve acoustical problems through analysis with Python code and then by creating 3-D simulations in the Unity game engine.  Incorporating acoustical engineering into the STEM program created an opportunity to solve real-world problems using science and engineering.

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Christian Navarro

Instructor, Florida Polytechnic University
I am an instructor at Florida's only completely STEM focused university, Florida Polytechnic University. I an the course coordinator for Digital Media Productions and Intro to Unix. I also teach Senior Design, Web Application and Development, C, Python, Intro to STEM and Advanced... Read More →


Thursday July 22, 2021 9:00am - 9:45am CDT
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