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August 2018

Founding member of USF College of Engineering Academy of Distinguished Engineering Educators. Link

JULY 8 – JULY 25, 2018

Fulbright specialist at UTP, Malaysia.  Follow the 18-day diary

JUNE 25, 2018

Presented an NSF Grantees poster on “Do Adaptive Lessons for Pre-Class Experience Improve Flipped Learning?” at the  2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

JUNE 25, 2018

Dinner speech on “Journey of an Open Courseware” at the Mechanical Engineering Division Convivium, American Society of Engineering Education Conference & Exposition.

JUNE 25, 2018

Awarded 2017-18 Ralph Coats Roe Award from Mechanical Engineering Division of American Society of Engineering Education.

March 4, 2018

Led a workshop on “Adaptive Learning: Background, Applications and Lesson Building” at the ASEE-SE Conference in Daytona Beach, FL.

March 5, 2018

Gave a presentation on “Adaptive Lessons for Pre-Class Preparation for Flipped Classroom” at the ASEE-SE Conference in Daytona Beach, FL.  Link to Abstract

January 2018

Published a paper on comparing flipped and blended classroom based on one course taught at three different schools.  Link to Abstract and Full Article.

December 2017

Published a paper in Composites: Part A on “Transverse shear modulus of unidirectional composites with voids estimated by the multiple-cells model”  Link to Full Text

June 25, 2017

Presented a final paper of our Flipped Grant – “Blended vs. Flipped Teaching: One Course – Three Engineering Schools”, at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition in Columbus, OH   Link to Full Text

March 10-11, 2017

Participated in a TPSE Chairs+1 meeting at University of Maryland College Park campus and led an invited workshop on How to Increase Cognitive and Affective Gains in Student Performance (Link to Slides)

March 2-5, 2017

Led a workshop on flipped classrooms, attended a workshop on Active Learning, and chaired a session on professional practice at the ASEE Zone 2 Conference, San Juan, PR.

January 5-7, 2017

Gave a TED style talk on Genesis of an Open Courseware followed by a panel discussion on Yearn to Earn and Learn at BITSAA Global Meet 2017 in Dubai, UAE.

December 4, 2016

Co-authored an article on Comparing the Effectiveness of Blended, Semi-Flipped, and Flipped Formats in an Engineering Numerical Methods Course in ASEE Advances in Engineering Education Fall 2016 | Volume 5 | Issue 3.  Link to Full Text

December 1, 2016

Co-guest edited a special issue of ASEE Advances in Engineering Education on Flipped Classrooms in STEM.   Link to Full Text

October 1, 2016

Received a two-year grant from NSF with Co-PI Mary Besterfield-Sacre of the University of Pittsburgh on improving flipped classroom via adaptive learning. Link to Award Summary.

September 19, 2016

Released a MOOC for a course in Numerical Methods – Part 2 of 2 on CANVAS platform.

June 28, 2016

Presented a paper on the development of a concept inventory for Numerical Methods at the 2016 ASEE Conference and Exposition.  Link to Full Text

April 28, 2016

Presented a poster on implementation, assessment, and challenges of the flipped classroom at the AAAS symposium.  Link to Poster

April 4, 2016

Released a MOOC for a course in Numerical Methods – Part 1 of 2 on CANVAS platform.

March 8, 2016

Presented a poster on metacognition at the 2016 USF Celebration of Teaching.  This document from Depaul University was helpful to the visitors.

January 18, 2016

Gave a keynote speech on learning strategies at the ISFT 2016 Conference in New Delhi, India.  Link to Article

August 3, 2015

Conducted a workshop on a “Case Study of Flipped Class” for faculty from King Saud University at USF ATLE.

June 15, 2015

We presented an NSF Sponsored poster presentation at 2015 ASEE Conference and Exposition on How Do You Like Your Course – Semi-Flipped or Flipped? (Link to Abstract and Full Link)

April 12, 2015

Conducted a workshop on how to use the flipped class to teach effectively (Link to Slides)

2015

Guest co-editing for ASEE AEE Journal Special Issue on Flipped Classrooms in STEM (Link to Announcement)

2015

Collaborating with LearNERDs on Bite Size Engineering Challenges

2015

A journal paper has been printed on Comparing Different Formats of a Final Exam for a Numerical Methods Course in the International Journal of Engineering Education. (Link to Abstract and Full Text)

November 11, 2014

A patent on body armor was issued to Dan Miller (a former graduate student) and Autar Kaw. Link to Patent | Link to USF Article

October 31, 2014

Open Courseware released for Introduction to Matrix Algebra and profiled on USF Textbook Affordability Project. Link to Open Courseware | Link to Article

June 16, 2014

Presented a poster at the annual ASEE conference on “Are Multiple Choice Questions Suitable for a Final Examination in a STEM course?” Link to Poster

May 13, 2014

Wrote an article for Chronicle Vitae: Let’s Meet in the Middle – a Case for Universal Design Learning Link to Full Article

May 5, 2014

Keynote Speaker: UCF Summer Conference: Evidence-Based Classroom Strategies.

May 5, 2014

Q&A session on funding STEM Education Research, UCF Summer Conference

April 10, 2014

Last Lecture by Autar Kaw |Link to YouTube | Link to Transcript of Lecture | Link to an Article on WUSF |Link to MP3 of Interview

March 31, 2014

Presented a Talk on Best Practices of a Flipped Classroom at the 2014 ASEE-SE Conference, Gainesville, FL.

January 8, 2014

Wrote an article for Chronicle Vitae: The Case Against Multitasking Link to Full Article

November 2013

Quoted in ASEE Prism on “Step Online in Style” Link to Full Article

October 29, 2013

Speaker/Panelist on “Limits of Online Learning” in National Academy of Engineers (NAE) sponsored Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium Link to Participants

September 30, 2013

Fox News Channel 13 profiled use of clickers in class

September 25, 2013

Autar Kaw gives a keynote speech and serves as a panelist on innovations in education at the 2013 WEEF conference in Cartagena, Colombia.

September 4, 2013

Autar Kaw leads with co-investigators from the Arizona State University, the Alabama A&M University, and the University of Pittsburgh to study flipped STEM courses at college level via NSF grant. Link to Announcement

September 2, 2013

Autar Kaw Interview with Mail Today, an Indian Tabloid.  Link to Full Text

August 6 – 8, 2013

Autar Kaw gives a lecture on “How Can We Learn” in DTU and BITS in India.  Link to Times of India Article and USF Article]

July 25 – 26, 2013

Autar Kaw Conducts a Workshop on Pragmatic Strategies of Teaching in University of Del Norte, Colombia. Link to Article

May 31, 2013

Autar Kaw Offers His First MOOC on Numerical Methods on Udemy Link to the MOOC site

Spring 2013

Autar Kaw gives views about MOOCs Link to Article

May 10, 2013

Autar Kaw Gives Keynote Speech on Global Perspectives on Higher Education at the UN-Habitat Partner Initiative Forum. Link to Article OneTwo

May 3, 2013

Autar Kaw Named Recipient of Kosove Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Service Award Link to Professorship

April 30, 2013

Florida Senate Adopts Resolution to Recognize Autar Kaw:  Link to Resolution

April 21, 2013

Kaw receives USF Phi Kappa Phi Artist-Scholar Award

April 15, 2013

Kaw receives USF Outstanding Faculty Award Link to Article

April 3, 2013

All Four USF Professors Get Together for Student Success Conference. Link to Articles St. Pete Times | USF News | USF Oracle | USF  | WUSF  | USF | YOUTUBE

March 11-20, 2013

Taught a numerical methods course at University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt Link to Article

February 12, 2013

Interview with the U.S. Professor of Year on WUSF.  Link to Article.  Link to Interview  One | Two | YouTube

January 28, 2013

Interview with the U.S. Professor of Year on Bay News 9. Link to Article

January 28, 2013

Interviewed about the Holistic Numerical Methods Open Education Resource by Science World of Voice of America. Hear the interview: Link to Interview YouTube or MP3

January 17, 2013

Florida Board of Governors Recognize Autar Kaw’s Teaching Link to Recognition

January 17, 2013

NSF Discoveries covers Holistic Numerical Methods Open Education Resource: One Click Away: Online Course Ware Promotes Free Access to Math Instruction. Link to Article

December 15, 2012

Gave the keynote speech at the Ring Ceremony for the Fall 2012 Graduates. Read speech. Link to Transcript

December 13, 2012

Recognized by Board of Trustees of the University of South Florida.

November 15, 2012

Received National 2012 U.S. Professor of the Year Award from the Council of Advancement and Support of Education & Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

October 2012

Was quoted in an ASEE Prism article on “COVER STORY: BOLD EXPERIMENT Universities face new competition as elite schools offer course certificates to the online masses” by Beryl Benderly and in the From The Editor section.

June 10, 2012

Presented a paper “A Holistic View on History, Development, Assessment, And Future of an Open Courseware in Numerical Methods” at the 2012 ASEE Conference in San Antonio, TX. The paper was presented in the “Best of Computers in Education” session. The paper was also published by the ASEE Computers in Education Journal.

February 23, 2012

Gave an invited seminar to the College of Engineering at the University of Miami on the Numerical Methods Open Courseware.

February 23, 2012

University of Miami External Advisory Board evaluation visit for a National Science Foundation CCLI Type2 grant on “Collaborative Development and Application of Distributable, Internet Accessible, Interactive Medical Imaging Teaching Software and Dynamic Tracking System“.

January 2012

Was quoted in an ASEE Prism article on “24/7 Tutor” by Thomas Grose. Link to Full Article.

September 29, 2011

Autar Kaw’s graduate student Daniel Miller was profiled in USF News about Patenting Body Armor.  Link to Full Article

September 6, 2011

Gave an invited seminar to the Mathematics Department of the University of Nevada, Reno on the Numerical Methods Open Courseware.

September 2011

Autar Kaw profiled in ASEE Prism Magazine for Outstanding Teaching: “A Standout in Class and Online”. Link to Article

July 22, 2011

Autar Kaw was profiled for the Adopt-A-Textbook and Facebook Textbook Exchange Program at the Textbook Affordability Program webpage at USF (Read Article) and in Tampa Tribune blog.

June 29, 2011

Autar Kaw received the 2011 ASEE National Outstanding Teaching Medal. Link to Award Announcement