Workshop on Cooperative Learning and Assessment

Workshop & Seminar by Prof. Karl A. Smith.
Call for Participation

The Center of Engineering Education (CEE) will be organising a Workshop on Cooperative Learning and Assessment and a Seminar in Engineering Education Research: Findings and Implications. The seminar will be delivered by Prof. Karl A. Smith, a well known professor in Engineering Education from Purdue University.

con-tea-03-image Karl A. Smith is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering and Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor in the STEM Education Center and Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota. He is also Cooperative Learning Professor of Engineering Education, School of Engineering Education, at Purdue University. Karl has been actively involved in engineering education research and practice for over forty years has worked with thousands of faculty all over the world on pedagogies of engagement, especially cooperative learning, problem-based learning, and constructive controversy. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education and past Chair of the Educational Research and Methods Division. He has written eight books including How to model it: Problem solving for the computer age; Cooperative learning: Increasing college faculty instructional productivity; Strategies for energizing large classes: From small groups to learning communities; and Teamwork and project management.


All interested Postgraduate Students, Lecturers, and Professors are welcome to attend the seminar. Information on the seminar is as follows:

1. Workshop on Cooperative Learning and Assessment

Date: Monday, Oct 28, 2013
Time : 9.00 am to 1.00 pm
Place: Dewan CTL, UTM Johor Bahru

Click below to download the materials for the Workshop

  1. Cooperative Learning & Assessment – Karl Smith
  2. Learning Teams – Karl Smith

2. Seminar in Engineering Education Research: Findings and Implications

Date : Monday, Oct 28, 2013
Time : 2.00pm to 5:00pm
Place : Dewan CTL, UTM Johor Bahru

Click below to download the materials for the Seminar

  1. Discipline-based Education Research (Findings & Implications)

Those who are interested to participate, please register by sending an email to Ms Faizah at or Ms Amirah Azlan at