About Us

MEERCat Purdue stands for the Mechanical Engineering Education Research Center at Purdue and launched in June 2017. MEERCat currently houses about $6M of federally-funded research on educating engineers and leverages the strong collaboration among faculty from the Purdue School of Engineering Education (ENE) and the School of Mechanical Engineering (ME).

Our mission is to enable the holistic formation of Mechanical Engineers by bridging research & practice.

OUR AREAS OF FOCUS

Data-Driven Approach

Cultural Change

Implementing at Scale

College-to-Workforce

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Latest blogs

A Framework for Efficiently Providing Individualized Instructor and Student Feedback from Multiple-Choice Assessments
January 6, 2021
Stites, N. A., Berger, E., DeBoer, J., Rhoads, J. F. (2019). Physical Review Physical Education Research.
Do resource-usage patterns predict achievement? A study of an active, blended, and collaborative learning environment for undergraduate engineering courses.
January 6, 2021
Stites, N. A., Berger, E., DeBoer, J., & Rhoads, J. F. (2020). European Journal of Engineering Education.
Student Perspectives on the Learning Resources in an Active, Blended, and Collaborative Learning Environment in a Core Undergraduate Engineering Course
January 6, 2021
Kandakatla, R., Berger, E., DeBoer, J., and Rhoads, J. (2020). International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy. International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJE

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