Engineering & Computing Education Program

Background

The Engineering and Computing Education Program (ECEP) officially launched in March 2019. The program intends to support activities inside the classroom and in research that spotlight trends and ideas in the changing landscape of engineering and computing education.

Goals

The College of Engineering and Information Technology’s vision is “to be a top-tier college of engineering and information sciences that is renowned for integrating undergraduate and graduate education, research and innovation, and service to address evolving global needs.” ECEP strives to supports this vision by achieving the following goals:

  • Advance the engineering and computing professions by establishing multidisciplinary pathways for elevating student success and educating the next generation of socially and ethically conscious scientists and engineers.
  • Develop and deliver innovative, multidisciplinary engineering and computing courses and programs.
  • Model and advocate for scholarly, evidence-based teaching within our college.
  • Integrate pedagogical discovery, practice, and dissemination through leading edge engineering and computing education research.
  • Serve as an incubator for new ideas and programs that shape the future of engineering and computing education.
  • Support college engagement and outreach related to engineering and computing education.

ECEP Team Members

Mark Berczynski

Mark Berczynski

Lecturer

Information Systems

Information Technology & Engineering 215

Megean Garvin

Megean Garvin

Director of Research and Assessment, Maryland Center for Computing Education

Engineering and Computing Education Program (ECEP)

mgarvin@umbc.edu

+1 443 243 0509

Toby Gouker

Lecturer and Assistant Graduate Program Director of Professional Engineering Programs

Division of Professional Studies

Information Technology & Engineering 218

tgouker@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 0616

Danyelle Tauryce Ireland

Danyelle Tauryce Ireland

Associate Director (CWIT) / Research Assistant Professor (ECEP)

Center for Women in Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 452C

direland@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 3109

Dianne O'Grady-Cunniff

Director, Maryland Center for Computing Education

Engineering and Information Technology

Off Campus

dianne@umbc.edu

+1 301 445 2795

Maria Sanchez

Maria Sanchez

Director of Education & Outreach and Professor of the Practice

College of Engineering and Information Technology

Information Technology & Engineering 217H

msanchez@umbc.edu

+1 410 455 6324

Woodrow W. Winchester

Woodrow W. Winchester

Graduate Program Director for Professional Engineering Programs and Professor of the Practice

College of Engineering and Information Technology
Division of Professional Studies


 

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