Karl A Smith

University of Minnesota/Purdue University
Karl Smith
Karl A. Smith is Morse-Alumni Distinguished University Teaching Professor, Executive Co-Director STEM Education Research Center, Faculty Member, Technological Leadership Institute, and Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He is also Cooperative Learning Professor of Engineering Education, School of Engineering Education, at Purdue University. Karl has been actively involved in engineering education research and practice for over forty years has worked with thousands of faculty all over the world on pedagogies of engagement, especially cooperative learning, problem-based learning, and constructive controversy. Karl has written eight books including How to model it: Problem solving for the computer age; Cooperative learning: Increasing college faculty instructional productivity; Strategies for energizing large classes: From small groups to learning communities; and Teamwork and project management. Small Group Coaching Expertise: course design/re-design, cooperative learning, problem-based learning, constructive controversy, engineering education research.
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