The Department of Engineering Education has a unique role of preparing first-year and transfer students for matriculation into engineering disicplines and doctoral students for careers focused on improving how engineering is taught and learned.  Throught innovative course offerings and degree programs, our students are inspired to pursue their interests  while achieving their goals.  The department actively promotes a culture of positive advising and faculty menoring to support student development, advancement, and success.

Our Graduate Program

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Our graduate program emphasizes an ongoing dialogue between research and practice and a commitment to continuous curriculum enhancement.  Many of our graduate students share their knowledge and gain professional experience by teaching and coordinating classes in our undergraduate program.  Others engage in assessment projects and learn to apply their knowledge in non-university contexts.

Our Ph.D. program is ideal for students who are drawn to research as a means to become leaders in engineering education.

Our Undergraduate Program

Our undergraduate program provides an innovative learning environment that serves all first-year and transfer engineering students.  The program embraces a hands-on, minds-on approach, which leverages the latest advances in educational technologies to fully engage students in the learning experience.  

To reach our learning goals, students are immersed in creative environments that allow them to discover and practice engineering problem-solving in a variety of contexts.

What's New?

Engineering Education Celebrates 50 Years!

This year we celebrate 50 remarkable years of engineering education at Virginia Tech!  We were founded in 1967 as the Division of Engineering Fundamentals and then later formed into the Department of Engineering Education in 2004.  We celebrate our first-year program, our graduate program, our faculty, staff and all of our students who have made the last 50 years so successful.  We look forward to continuing our adventure together over the next 50 years.


 

Congratulations to our newest PhD candidates Juan Cruz and Racheida Lewis who recently passed their preliminary exams.

Juan Cruz

Juan's preliminary exam was entitled, "A System Dynamics Model of Instructional Change".

Racheida Lewis

Racheida's preliminary exam was entitled, "Understanding the Impact of First-Year Engineering courses on Self-Efficacy in Freshmen Engineering Students".  

For more News go to EngE News

Contact Us:
Engineering Education
345 Goodwin Hall
635 Prices Fork Rd
Blacksburg, Va 24061
(540) 231-6555
Fax (540) 231-6903