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Research Method for Engineering Research Students – Part II: A Checklist for Reflective Self-assessment of the Research Work

April 15, 2012


Author:   Sanjay Goel, ___________________________________________ This  checklist  can be progressively used by the research students, especially in engineering disciplines,  to carry out a reflective assessment of their research work.  Different elements of this checklist can help them to find the potential gaps in their work and opportunities of further improvement.    Professional R&D engineers and resaerchers in disciplines other […]

Best Practices in CS Education – Part – V: Care and challenge in the first year experience at some top Universities

April 9, 2012


Author:   Sanjay Goel, ___________________________________________ First year is perhaps the most important and difficult year for college students.  Important – because it lays the required foundation for the university education.  Difficult – because students experience a very high level of cognitive dissonance during this period.  The difficulty is because of multidimensional developmental experiences of the […]