Seminario Internacional de Educación 2012: Aprender Haciendo 2012

664 views
564 views

Published on

Presentación de Philip Bailey, decano de la Facultad de Ciencias y Matemáticas de California Polytechnic State University, en San Luis Obispo, Estados Unidos.

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
664
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
8
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Seminario Internacional de Educación 2012: Aprender Haciendo 2012

  1. 1. Learn by Doing at Cal Poly A Tradition for 100 yearsPhil BaileyDean, College of Science and MathematicsCalifornia Polytechnic State UniversitySan Luis Obispo, California 1
  2. 2. Chinese Proverb I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.October 2012 2
  3. 3. Cal Poly Campus Early YearsOctober 2012 3
  4. 4. Cal Poly Campus TodayOctober 2012 4
  5. 5. Fast Facts Predominantly undergraduate (95%) Approximately 19,000 students – almost 50% in engineering and agriculture Six colleges Incoming freshmen average GPA 3.84 76% graduation rate Comprehensive polytechnic Declare major on entry 10,000 acres plus Swanton Pacific Ranch near Santa CruzOctober 2012 5
  6. 6. Learn by Doing – What We Do  From day one  Active engagement  In and outside of class  Apply classroom knowledge in real- world settings  Lots of itOctober 2012 6
  7. 7. Learn by Doing – How We Do It  Major classes in first year  Learn by Doing in foundational courses  High resource allocation to labs  Senior projects  Co-curriculumOctober 2012 7
  8. 8. Learn by Doing – What It Is  Labs, projects, undergraduate research, departmental clubs, competitions  Hands-on experience  Learning operations but always with interpretation  It is not training! It is education!October 2012 8
  9. 9. Learn by Doing – What Students Gain  Real-world experience  Problem-solving ability  Confidence  Application of classroom learning to professional situationsOctober 2012 9
  10. 10. Learn by Doing – From Day One Aerospace Engineering – First Quarter  Aerospace Fundamentals  Introduction to Design Manufacturing Animal Science – First Quarter  Introduction to the Animal Sciences  Principles of Animal ScienceOctober 2012 10
  11. 11. Learn by Doing – From Day One Economics – First Quarter  Microeconomics  Statistical Inference for Management City and Regional Planning – First Quarter  Introduction to the Profession of City and Regional Planning  Introduction to Urban PlanningOctober 2012 11
  12. 12. Learn by Doing – Foundational Courses: Studio ClassroomsOctober 2012 12
  13. 13. Studio ClassroomsOctober 2012 13
  14. 14. Studio Classrooms  Integration of lecture and lab.  Content presentation and experimentation flow into each other.  Content supports student interests, majors, critical and creative thinking, and developing life skills.October 2012 14
  15. 15. Chemistry for Engineers  What is the nature of materials?  How does chemical composition determine properties and potential uses?  How is chemistry important to the strength of materials, electrical systems, thermal properties, life of products, components of air, acidity of soil and water? How are these properties determined and measured?October 2012 15
  16. 16. Chemistry for Engineers Curriculum focuses on solid state and materials (for example, the chemical make-up of semiconductors) How do you analyze for organic compounds? Modern instrumentation for analysis  Current computer technology integrated with the following:  Data acquisition probes for pH, temperature, and voltage  Refractometers  Gas chromatographs  Visible and infrared spectrophotometersOctober 2012 16
  17. 17. Teacher Preparation – Studio Learn by Doing LabsOctober 2012 17
  18. 18. Senior Project & Student Research  Demonstrate disciplinary expertise  Think critically  Communicate effectively in writing  Integrate ideas and information from different sourcesOctober 2012 18
  19. 19. Senior ProjectDesign a portable telescope Write a city’s climate action plan City of San Luis Obispo Cl i mate A cti on Pl anOctober 2012 19
  20. 20. Student ResearchOctober 2012 20
  21. 21. Student Research: Dr. Chris Kitts, Biological Sciences 18 peer-reviewed publications, 16 with Cal Poly student co-authors 10 professional reports, all with student co-authors 59 undergraduates and 23 master’s students have presented at professional meetings around the United States and the world, including New Orleans, Monterey, Washington DC, Salt Lake City, Quebec, Montreal, Calgary, Cancun, Amsterdam, and Copenhagen. Students have presented at Cal Polys College of Science and Mathematics Research Conference.October 2012 21
  22. 22. Metrics – Survey Results 80% of freshmen and 87% of senior respondents report applying theories or concepts to practical problems or in new situations quite a bit or very much vs. 73/79% for the California State University (CSU) system. 63% of senior respondents report that they have done a practicum, internship, field experience, co-op experience, or clinical assignment vs. 40% for CSU. 28% of senior respondents report that they have worked on a research project with a faculty member outside of course or program requirements vs. 13% for CSU.October 2012 22
  23. 23. Metrics – U. S. News and World Report Rankings  Best public, largely undergraduate university in the western U.S.  College of Engineering: Best state-supported engineering program in the country  Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering: best program at a public university nationwide  Civil and Aeronautical Engineering: second best program at a public university nationwideOctober 2012 23
  24. 24. Metrics – Other Distinctions Aeronautical industry ranked Cal Poly as the #1 preferred school for hiring. Architecture professionals ranked Cal Poly’s undergraduate program as fourth in the nation. Master’s in City and Regional Planning ranked first for universities that don’t offer a Ph.D.October 2012 24
  25. 25. Metrics – What Employers Say  High overall quality  High industry readiness  Cal Poly has high employment of its graduates compared to national averages.  Cal Poly is a recognized source of excellent students for masters and Ph.D. programs.October 2012 25
  26. 26. Learn by Doing – Concerns Expensive Often faculty members and students don’t immediately see the advantage. Are we really covering the material? Real Learn by Doing is student-centered whereas lecture is often faculty-centered. Some faculty members may feel a loss of control.October 2012 26
  27. 27. Learn by Doing – Advantages Students are actively engaged and invested in the learning process. Students take responsibility for learning and develop confidence in their knowledge and skills. Because they are actively engaged, students are able to use critical thinking skills and employ imagination and creativity. Students are introduced to the inquiry/discovery process.October 2012 27
  28. 28. Learn by Doing – Examples in Agriculture Event Management  Enterprise Project – Classes – Service Student responsible for learning classes, all aspects of a project, marketing projects, shares in the profits, engineering projects receives academic credit Enterprise Project  Commercial Project – Class – Student gains Student gains experience and is paid experience, receives academic credit but no  Volunteer – Student wage gains experience, no compensationOctober 2012 28
  29. 29. AgricultureInterior Plant Program Floral Design Competition October 2012 29
  30. 30. Agriculture – Cal Poly WinesOctober 2012 30
  31. 31. Agriculture – Logging TeamOctober 2012 31
  32. 32. Agriculture – Quarter-Scale TractorOctober 2012 32
  33. 33. Agriculture – Cal Poly ChocolatesOctober 2012 33
  34. 34. Agriculture – Dairy ProductsOctober 2012 34
  35. 35. Agriculture – Dairy ProductsOctober 2012 35
  36. 36. Crop ScienceOctober 2012 36
  37. 37. October 2012 37
  38. 38. Gallo Vineyard ProjectOctober 2012 38
  39. 39. Animal ScienceOctober 2012 39
  40. 40. Architecture – International Steel Design CompetitionOctober 2012 41
  41. 41. Architecture – City of Guadalupe Community PlanOctober 2012 42
  42. 42. Architecture – Bridge for a Local ParkOctober 2012 43
  43. 43. Architecture – Low-Income Housing ChallengeOctober 2012 44
  44. 44. Architecture – Vellum FurnitureOctober 2012 45
  45. 45. Architecture – Design VillageOctober 2012 46
  46. 46. Architecture – Centennial ParkOctober 2012 47
  47. 47. Architecture – Centennial ParkOctober 2012 48
  48. 48. Architecture – Centennial ParkOctober 2012 49
  49. 49. Business – Human Resources GamesOctober 2012 50
  50. 50. Business – MBA China ProgramOctober 2012 51
  51. 51. Business – Student Managed Portfolio ProjectOctober 2012 52
  52. 52. Business – Asparagus ShipperOctober 2012 53
  53. 53. Business – Executive PartnersOctober 2012 54
  54. 54. Business - Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial opportunities for students and faculty members Promote entrepreneurial activity, scholarship and dialogue across the university Learn by Doing combined with the support of an active group of faculty, mentors, and advisors Develop a vibrant community of innovators and entrepreneursOctober 2012 55
  55. 55. Business – Center for Innovation and EntrepreneurshipOctober 2012 56
  56. 56. Engineers Without BordersOctober 2012 57
  57. 57. Engineering – Concrete CanoeOctober 2012 58
  58. 58. Society of Women Engineers: Top Chapter in the United StatesOctober 2012 59
  59. 59. Engineering – RoboticsOctober 2012 60
  60. 60. Engineering – Supermileage CarOctober 2012 61
  61. 61. Engineering – CubesatOctober 2012 62
  62. 62. Engineering – Human-Powered VehicleOctober 2012 63
  63. 63. Engineering – Aircraft DesignOctober 2012 64
  64. 64. Engineering – Quality of Life+ Lab Mission: foster and generate innovations to aid and improve the quality of life of those injured in the line of duty Faculty/student team works on a challenge from an injured service member 6-9 months to develop and manufacture a prototype, which is then tested and manufactured October 2012 65
  65. 65. Engineering – Quality of Life+ LabOctober 2012 66
  66. 66. Liberal Arts – The Forum History JournalOctober 2012 67
  67. 67. Liberal Arts – Shakespeare Press MuseumOctober 2012 68
  68. 68. Liberal Arts – Public Relations ClubOctober 2012 69
  69. 69. Liberal Arts – History InternshipOctober 2012 70
  70. 70. Liberal Arts – Service LearningOctober 2012 71
  71. 71. Liberal Arts – University Graphics Systems Student-managed, student-run commercial printing enterprise on campus; 200 student participants per year Students learn and perform all tasks associated with running a real company in the commercial sector Print the daily campus newspaper and offer commercial services to a wide range of customers and to other campusesOctober 2012 72
  72. 72. Liberal Arts – University Graphics SystemsOctober 2012 73
  73. 73. Science & Math – Adaptive PaddlingOctober 2012 74
  74. 74. Science & Math – STRIDEOctober 2012 75
  75. 75. Science & Math – E. Coli FingerprintingOctober 2012 76
  76. 76. Science & Math – Guateca in GuatemalaOctober 2012 77
  77. 77. October 2012 78
  78. 78. October 2012 79
  79. 79. Science & Math – CUORE in ItalyOctober 2012 80
  80. 80. Science & Math – ALICE in GenevaOctober 2012 81
  81. 81. Science & Math – ALICE in Geneva Since 2007, 19 students have worked on the project; 16 have gone to CERN Student authors on paper published in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Journal 4 poster presentations at regional and national American Physical Society meetings 5 presentations at Cal Poly COSAM research conference Students have gone on to be SLAC accelerator operator, engineers, graduate students, high school teacherOctober 2012 82
  82. 82. Science & Math – VERITAS in ArizonaOctober 2012 83
  83. 83. Science & Math – Student Research ConferenceOctober 2012 84
  84. 84. Science & Math – Marine ScienceOctober 2012 85
  85. 85. Science & Math – Marine ScienceOctober 2012 86
  86. 86. Science & Math – Marine ScienceOctober 2012 87
  87. 87. Interdisciplinary – Rose FloatOctober 2012 88
  88. 88. Interdisciplinary – Innovation Quest The iQ Contest is designed to encourage innovators to pursue their ideas and get funded for it. It is an unprecedented opportunity for students to have no-strings-attached funding and assistance for their great ideas—to discover whether they’re feasible and what to do next. Criteria for funding/assistance:  Projects that demonstrate & validate the novel idea  Ideas that have a high potential for commercialization and attract industry  Solid multidisciplinary teams, technology, creativity, business, etc.  Ideas that are paradigm shifts to a broad new marketOctober 2012 89
  89. 89. Interdisciplinary – Algae for Producing Biofuels October 2012 90
  90. 90. Interdisciplinary – PolyHouseOctober 2012 91
  91. 91. October 2012 92

×