AUTAR KAW

2012 U.S. Professor of the Year

 

 

 

Professor, OCW advocate, socio-economic diversity champion, one-pony pedagogy assailant, UDL believer, replicating education-research studies supporter.

 

 

 

NEWS

2016 NEWS

 

December 4, 2016

Co-authored an article on Comparing the Effectiveness of Blended, Semi-Flipped, and Flipped Formats in an Engineering Numerical Methods Course in ASEE Advances in Engineering Education Fall 2016 | Volume 5 | Issue 3.
 

December 1, 2016

Co-guest edited a special issue of ASEE Advances in Engineering Education on Flipped Classrooms in STEM.  Read the editorial.

 

October 1, 2016

Received a two-year grant from NSF with Co-PI Mary Besterfield-Sacre of University of Pittsburgh on improving flipped classroom via adaptive learning

 

September 19, 2016

Released a MOOC for a course in Numerical Methods - Part 2 of 2 on CANVAS platform.

 

June 28, 2016

Presented a paper on the development of a concept inventory for Numerical Methods at the 2016 ASEE Conference and Exposition.

 

April 28, 2016

Presented a poster on implementation, assessment and challenges of flipped classroom at the AAAS symposium.

 

April 4, 2016

Released a MOOC for a course in Numerical Methods - Part 1 of 2 on CANVAS platform.

 

March 8, 2016

Presented a poster on metacognition at the 2016 USF Celebration of Teaching.  This document from Depaul University was helpful to the visitors.

 

January 18, 2016

Gave a keynote speech on learning strategies at the ISFT 2016 Conference in New Delhi, India.

 

2015 NEWS

 

August 3, 2015

Conducted a workshop on a "Case Study of Flipped Class" for faculty from King Saud University at USF ATLE.

 

June 15, 2015

We presented a NSF Sponsored poster presentation at 2015 ASEE Conference and Exposition on How Do You Like Your Course - Semi-Flipped or Flipped?

 

April 12, 2015

Conducted a workshop on How to use the flipped class to teach effectively

 

2015

Guest co-editing for ASEE AEE Journal Special Issue on Flipped Classrooms in STEM

 

2015

Collaborating with LearNERDs on Bite Size Engineering Challenges

 

2015

A journal paper has been printed on Comparing Different Formats of a Final Exam for a Numerical Methods Course in the International Journal of Engineering Education.

 


2014 NEWS

 

November 11, 2014

A patent on body armor was issued to Dan Miller (a former graduate student) and Autar Kaw

 

October 31, 2014

Open Courseware released for Introduction to Matrix Algebra and profiled on USF Textbook Affordability Project.

 

June 16, 2014

Presented a poster at the annual ASEE conference: Are Multiple Choice Questions Suitable for a Final Examination in a STEM course?

 

May 13, 2014

An article for Chronicle Vitae: Let's Meet in the Middle - a Case for Universal Design Learning

 

May 5, 2014

Keynote Speaker: UCF Summer Conference: Evidence-Based Classroom Strategies.

 

May 5, 2014

Q&A session on funding STEM Education Research, UCF Summer Conference

 

April 10, 2014

Last Lecture by Autar Kaw [ YOUTUBE] [TRANSCRIPT] [HTML] [MP3 of interview]

 

March 31, 2014

Presented a Talk on Best Practices of a Flipped Classroom at the 2014 ASEE-SE Conference

 

January 8, 2014

An article for Chronicle Vitae: The Case Against Multitasking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2013 NEWS

 

November 2013

Quoted in ASEE Prism on "Step Online in Style" [PDF]

 

October 29, 2013

Speaker/Panelist on "Limits of Online Learning" in NAE sponsored FOEE Symposium [HTML].

 

September 30, 2013

Fox News Channel 13 profiles use of clickers in class [HTML]

 

September 25, 2013

Autar Kaw gave a keynote speech on innovations in education at the 2013 WEEF conference in Cartagena, Colombia

 

September 4, 2013

Autar Kaw with Co-PIs from ASU, AAMU and Univ of Pitt, Get to Study Flipped STEM courses at College Level via NSF grant [PDF]

 

September 2, 2013

Autar Kaw Interview with Mail Today, an Indian Tabloid [PDF]

 

August 6 - 8, 2013

Autar Kaw gives a lecture on "How Can We Learn" in DTU and BITS in India: Times of India Article [HTML]

 

July 25 - 26, 2013

Autar Kaw Conducts a Workshop on Pragmatic Strategies of Teaching in Colombia [HTML]

 

May 31, 2013

Autar Kaw Offers His First MOOC on Numerical Methods on Udemy [HTML]

 

Spring 2013

A view about MOOCs by Autar Kaw [PDF]

 

May 10, 2013

Autar Kaw Gives Keynote Speech on Global Perspectives on Higher Education at the UN Habitat Partner Initiative Forum [HTML 1 2]

 

May 3, 2013

Autar Kaw Named Recipient of Kosove Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Service Award [PDF]

 

April 30, 2013

Florida Senate Adopts Resolution to Recognize Autar Kaw [HTML]

 

April 21, 2013

Kaw receives USF Phi Kappa Phi Artist-Scholar Award

 

April 15, 2013

Kaw receives USF Outstanding Faculty Award [HTML]

 

April 3, 2013

All Four USF Professors Get Together for Student Success Conference [HTML 1  2  3  4  5  6 YOUTUBE]

 

March 11-20, 2013

Taught a numerical methods course at University of Applied Sciences, Frankfurt [PDF]

 

February 12, 2013

Interview about the U.S. Professor of Year on WUSF. [HTML] [MP3  One Two] [YOUTUBE]

 

January 28, 2013

Interview about the U.S. Professor of Year on Bay News 9. [HTML

 

January 28, 2013

Interviewed about the Holistic Numerical Methods Open Education Resource by Science World of Voice of America. Hear the interview: [YOUTUBE] [MP3

 

January 17, 2013

Florida Board of Governers Recognize Autar Kaw's Teaching [PDF]

 

January 17, 2013

NSF Discoveries covers Holistic Numerical Methods Open Education Resource: One Click Away: Online Courseware Promotes Free Access to Math Instruction [HTML]

 

USF Professor Autar Kaw (center) with CASE President John Lippincott (left) and Carnegie Foundation President Anthony S. Bryk. (courtesy  Daniel Peck Photography)


2012 NEWS

 

December 15, 2012

Gave the keynote speech at the Ring Ceremony for the Fall 2012 Graduates. Read speech [pdf] [text] [html]  

 

December 13, 2012

Recognized by Board of Trustees of University of South Florida.  

 

November 15, 2012

Received National 2012 U.S. Professor of the Year Award from the Council of Advancement and Support of Education & Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

 

October 2012

Was quoted in an ASEE Prism article on "COVER STORY: BOLD EXPERIMENT Universities face new competition as elite schools offer course certificates to the online masses" by Beryl Benderly and From The Editor section.

 

June 10, 2012

Presented a paper "A Holistic View on History, Development, Assessment, And Future of an Open Courseware in Numerical Methods" at the 2012 ASEE Conference in San Antonio, TX. The paper was presented in the "Best of Computers in Education" session. The paper is also published by the ASEE Computers in Education Journal.

 

February 23, 2012

University of Miami

Gave an invited seminar to the College of Engineering on the Numerical Methods Open Courseware.

 

February 23, 2012

University of Miami

External Advisory Board evaluation visit for a National Science Foundation CCLI Type2 grant on "Collaborative Development and Application of Distributable, Internet Accessible, Interactive Medical Imaging Teaching Software and Dynamic Tracking System".

 

January 2012

Was quoted in an ASEE Prism article on "24/7 Tutor" by Thomas Grose.

BOLD EXPERIMENT - Universities face new competitionas elite schools offer course certificates to the online masses.  + By Beryl Lieff Benderly - Collage by Lung-I Lo. Photos - iStock.


 

2011 NEWS

 

September 29, 2011

Autar Kaw's graduate student Daniel Miller profiled in USF News about Patenting Body Armor.

 

September 6, 2011

University of Nevada, Reno

Gave an invited seminar to the Mathematics Department on the Numerical Methods Open Courseware.

 

September, 2011

Autar Kaw profiled in ASEE Prism Magazine for Outstanding Teaching: "A Standout in Class and Online" (Article)

 

July 22, 2011

Autar Kaw was profiled for the Adopt-A-Textbook and Facebook Textbook Exchange Program at the Textbook Affordability Program webpage at USF (Read article) and in Tampa Tribune blog (Read article).

 

June 29, 2011

Autar Kaw received the 2011 ASEE National Outstanding Teaching Medal.