EPICS Workshop


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June 2016 Engineering Community Engagement Workshop

Co-sponsored by Louisiana State University and the EPICS program, headquartered at Purdue University

An exciting opportunity to learn about integrating community-inspired design and community engagement experiences into your engineering curriculum.

June 22 (evening reception) then 23-25, 2016 in Baton Rouge in Louisiana

(just before the ASEE Conference in New Orleans)

Participants will join the  LSU Community Playground Build on Saturday, June 25 

Presenters:  

Marybeth Lima, Director of Community Engagement, Professor Biological and Agricultural Engineering, LSU

William C. Oakes, PE  Director of EPICS, Purdue 

Carla B. Zoltowski, PhD Co-Director of EPICS , Purdue

Maeve Drummond, EPICS University Coordinator, Purdue 

Who should attend?   Current and future faculty and instructors and partners interested in:

  •      Human-Centered Design and Design Learning
  •      Service-Learning and Community Engagement (local, national or global)
  •      Assessing Multidisciplinary Design Teams
  •      Development of Professional Skills
  •      Diversity, Student Engagement and Retention
  •      Sustaining Design Projects Across Multiple Semesters or Years
  •      Initiating and Sustaining Curricular Change

How much will it cost? $200, which includes:

  •      Bus from the New Orleans airport (departing 4:00 pm June 22) and back to ASEE hotels on Sat., June 25
  •      Reception, Wed evening
  •      All meals on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  •      Complimentary copies of Service-Learning: Engineering in Your Community by Marybeth Lima and William C. Oakes and Building Playgrounds, Engaging Communities by Marybeth Lima

Accommodations at LSU:

On-campus apartments, $60 per night

Registration 

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