SELM SIG Workshop – Contributing to Sustainability: The transition to online to teach

Sustainability in Engineering Leadership and Management (SELM) SIG Workshop

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November 19, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

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Overview

Please join the SELM SIG for its November workshop, featuring Dr. Nadine Ibrahim,  Turkstra Chair in Urban Engineering and a Lecturer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

Abstract: Engineering students are introduced to concepts of sustainability at some point in their undergraduate education. The recent transition to online teaching prompted a change in teaching delivery methods and assessments. An example of a second-year undergraduate engineering course on Engineering and Sustainable Development is presented to demonstrate how to leverage the opportunities brought on by online and remote learning.

This talk will:

  • discuss the course structure for online/remote learning and present examples of assistance from the Centre for Teaching Excellence;
  • highlight the teaching philosophy to enable application and integration of sustainability concepts as it ties in with sustainable cities;
  • present a community-building strategy to engage students and encourage interaction outside of the class; and
  • share an example of how students co-created content and contributed to sustainability knowledge by producing an e-book for peers and the wider engineering community.

 

Register here: https://ceea.wildapricot.org/event-4009917

Registration

Register here: https://ceea.wildapricot.org/event-4009917

Speakers

Nadine Ibrahim, PhD.


 Nadine Ibrahim is the Turkstra Chair in Urban Engineering and a Lecturer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo. She comes from a cross-section of industry and academia in the areas of urban infrastructure, sustainable cities, and sustainable development, focusing on climate change mitigation in global cities and megacities, and most recently sustainability assessments in megaregions. She holds a BASc, MASc, and PhD in Civil Engineering, and a Certificate of Preventive Engineering and Social Development, from the University of Toronto. Beyond the boundaries of civil engineering, she combines environmental engineering, and incorporates non-engineering fields including economics and governance. She was a post-doctoral fellow working on Engineering Education for Sustainable Cities in Africa, launching a Sustainable Cities course online, and piloting a Global Classroom. For more, see UW Profile and UW Urban Engineering.

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