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The 2000 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE 2000) continues a thirty year tradition of promoting the widespread dissemination of innovations in engineering and computer science education.

Sponsored by the IEEE Education Society, ASEE's Educational Research & Methods Division, and the IEEE Computer Society, the conference is one of the two most important, annual, international conferences totally devoted to improvements in engineering education.

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The program will consist of peer-reviewed papers and works-in-progress, dealing with state-of-the-art implementations, creative pilot programs and non-traditional concepts in engineering education. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Accreditation issues
  • Active/cooperative learning
  • Advanced technology in the classroom
  • Capstone/creative design experiences
  • Computer science education
  • Diversity issues
  • Evaluation and outcomes assessment
  • Globalization initiatives and programs
  • Historical perspective & lessons learned
  • Innovative degree programs
  • Integrated/non-traditional curricula
  • K-12 initiatives - increasing the pool
  • Laboratory innovations
  • Learning technologies
  • Minorities in engineering
  • New learning models & applications
  • Research and the classroom
  • Software engineering education
  • Teaching the art of teaching
  • Undergraduate research experience
  • www classroom applications
  • Women in engineering

Workshops will also be available on a variety of topics and are scheduled for Wednesday, October 18 during the day and evening.

Other features of this conference include:

  • eight topic tracks to choose from each day
  • Sir John Daniel is the Keynote Speaker
  • a venue that is centrally located with access to all major airlines
  • reasonable hotel room rates...only $109 for a single/double room
  • full breakfasts, lunches, and theme breaks are planned throughout the conference
  • a reception and exploration of the new Science City at Union Station
  • tours to local places of interest
  • Crown Center is within easy, covered walking distance...offering shopping, food, entertainment, Hallmark museum and visitors center, etc.


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For more information contact

James A. (Jim) Roberts,
general chair
Mary Heberling
assistant to the general chair


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