Posts Categorized: experiential learning

TEAL Fellows: Redesigning the classroom experience

U of T Engineering’s newest building — the Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CEIE) — is home to technology-enhanced active learning (TEAL) rooms designed to support blended modalities of teaching and creative design activities. A new Faculty-wide program is supporting professors as they leverage the potential of these spaces and implement active learning approaches across all… Read more »

Student entrepreneur Peter Wen: CEIE will be a ‘game-changer’

U of T Engineering student Peter Wen (Year 4 MechE) does his best problem solving when he gets in a room with other entrepreneurs. Wen launched his company, TeleHex, out of The Entrepreneurship Hatchery in 2015. After running a successful Kickstarter campaign that almost doubled its target, it was time for Wen and his co-founder Rishi Persad to start fabricating… Read more »

Five ways the CEIE is enabling experiential learning

When it opens in spring 2018, U of T Engineering’s newest building will foster collaborations between students, faculty, alumni and industry. Engineers are the makers, innovators and entrepreneurs behind so many of the world’s newest technologies, such as smartphones, self-driving cars and virtual voice-activated assistants. The engineering educational environment is quickly evolving to mirror the… Read more »

New cross-Faculty collaboration engages engineering students in energy policy

Undergraduate students from U of T Engineering and the School of Public Policy are working together on a public policy assignment that has them briefing officials on challenging environmental issues, such as pipeline development and the proposed phase-out of coal-fired electricity plants. The project, designed by fourth-year Engineering Science student Nathalin Moy, unites U of… Read more »