Teaching Freshmen Design , Creativity and Programming with Legos and Labview

@inproceedings{Wang2001TeachingFD,
  title={Teaching Freshmen Design , Creativity and Programming with Legos and Labview},
  author={Eric Wang},
  year={2001}
}
1 Eric Wang, University of Nevada, Reno, Mechanical Engineering, Reno, NV 89557, eric.wang@unr.edu Abstract  For the past 3 years LEGOs have been used to teach design, creativity, and structured programming to freshmen mechanical engineering students at the University of Nevada, Reno. MECH 151 is a 3-credit hour course offered as the second semester of a first year mechanical engineering design sequence. The class utilizes a projectbased learning environment, which consists of approximately 10… CONTINUE READING
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