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PUBLICATIONS

Moving Beyond “Does Active Learning Work?” with the Engineering Learning Observation Protocol (ELCOT)

Dr. Megan Sanders, Dr. Sam Spiegel, Dr. Jennifer Zoltners Sherer
This paper was originally presented at the 2018 ASEE Annual conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. © 2018 American Society for Engineering Education.

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Transforming an Institution by Engineering Learning

Dr. Sam Spiegel, Dr. Megan Sanders, Dr. Jennifer Zoltners Sherer
This paper was originally presented at the 2018 ASEE Annual conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. © 2018 American Society for Engineering Education.

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Insights into Systematically Transforming Teaching and Learning

Dr. Sam Spiegel, Dr. Stephanie Ann Claussen, Dr. Renee Falconer, Dr. Allison G. Caster
This paper was originally presented at the 2016 ASEE Annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. © 2016 American Society for Engineering Education.

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IN THE NEWS

The Trefny Center and Mines is Featured in Forbes
June 2019. Drs. Barankin, Gardner, and Trefny Center director, Sam Spiegel, share their thoughts on active learning and institutional change around teaching and learning at Mines. 10 Signs Of Progress In Engineering For The Earth, Energy And Environment

EdSurge News quotes Trefny Center online learning designer
February 2017.  A Guide to Picking a Learning Management System: The Right Questions to Ask.

Denver Business Journal Spotlights Mines Program to Promote Teaching and Learning
March 2016. Colorado School of Mines slowly starts curriculum overhaul.

Mines Engineering Better Learning
May 2016. Click the link to view the Journal and Press Release for the advent of the Engineering Learning Summer Intensive Course Revision Program: http://www.minesnewsroom.com/press-releases/mines-engineering-better-learning