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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.

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Want to reduce time spent grading? There’s an app for that
October 23, 2017
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Education Ed Berger admits there are some parts of his job he loves more than others. Working w...
Paper: Longitudinal analysis of instructor actions in an active, blended, and collaborative classroom environment
October 11, 2017
10. Zadoks, A., Stites, N. A., Evenhouse, D., Patel, N., Kandakatla, R., Berger, E., . . . DeBoer, J. (2017). Longitudinal analysis of instructor actions in an
Colombia – Purdue Initiative Newsletter Spotlight September/October 2017
October 1, 2017
With the goal of increasing engineering retention in core disciplinary classes, faculty from mechanical engineering designed in 2009 the Freeform Classroom.
Paper: What does an in-class meeting entail? A characterization and assessment of instructor actions in an active, blended, and collaborative classroom
July 18, 2017
6. Evenhouse, D. A., Kandakatla, R. R., Stites, N. A., Patel, N., Zadoks, A., Prebel, T., . . . DeBoer, J. (2017). What does an in-class meeting entail? A chara

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