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The Academy for Excellence in Engineering Education

AE3 logo new orange new blueExcellence in Engineering Education Thrives at Illinois

To mark 20 years of supporting excellence and innovation in engineering education, AE3 invites you to a special event: Engineering Education @ Illinois: Past, Present & Future! Please join us in welcoming Donald Bitzer, co-inventor of PLATO, along with Dean Cangellaris and Professor Rohit Bhargava as we celebrate the legacy of creativity, leadership and innovation in Engineering @ Illinois: October 8, 2014, 4:00PM, 1005 Beckman Institute. Reception to follow in the Beckman Atrium.

Read the visionary essay by Dean William L. Everitt predicting engineering education 50 years ahead: today!

“The impact of engineering innovation is highest when its protagonists are also its evangelists, especially to young, talented minds.”
–Andreas Cangellaris, Dean, College of Engineering

Celebrating 20 years of fostering excellence in teaching and learning in the College of Engineering, AE3 is the place for faculty and instructors to get and stay connected to a community of support. 

We offer a variety of resources for engineering faculty and instructors, funding opportunities for those interested in teaching innovation, and one-to-one consultations for individualized support.  Our goal is to help you become reflective practitioners of teaching, and to encourage efficiency and success in all aspects of your profession.

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