Conference Call for Papers
Enhancing the First-year Engineering Education
July 24 – July 26, 2018
The paper submission site is through ASEE’s monolith System.
If the link does not take you directly to the submission site, but stops at the ASEE.org page, then you will have to login to your account, or create a new account. After you login if it still does not take you to the site, click on the “Upcoming Conferences” and in the window that opens select 2018 FYEE Conference – “Manage papers”. This will take you to a new web page for your Paper Management, the link to submit an abstract is on the right titled “Submit a new abstract.”
Over 200 academic and industry representatives are expected at this meeting to discuss and share relevant topics on the first year engineering experience. Participants include college deans, department chairs, student service professionals, advisors, faculty in engineering and engineering technology, K-12 teachers, and industry leaders from throughout the country.
Schedule at a Glance
Proposal Submission Description
Proposal submissions will include:
- Workshops (maximum 3 pages)
- Papers: Full Paper (maximum 6 pages)
- Papers: Work in Progress (maximum 3 pages)
- GIFTS: Great Ideas for Teaching Students (maximum 2 page)
Workshop proposals (maximum 3 pages) are being sought for a 90-minute interactive session on a topic of interest to the first year engineering community. Topics related to advising, first year student success, first year engineering programs, engineering education research, and K-12 engineering education are encouraged.
Abstracts (300-500 words) for full papers and work-in-progress papers are being sought for the following topics of interest related to First Year Engineering but not limited to:
- Instruction/Pedagogy (e.g., curriculum design, ABET accreditation requirements and assessments, peer mentoring/teaching programs
- Student Success/Development (e.g., learning communities, development models and what best procedures can be used to promote the professional development of the first year student)
- Academic & Career Advising (e.g. exploring engineering, understanding today’s student, students on non-traditional pathways and advising students on probation)
- First Year Student Orientation
- Enrollment Management
- Service Learning in the first year and beyond
- Current technologies and their impact/use for first year students (including Hardware/Software/Product demo and use)
- Maker Spaces
- Engineering Education Research as it applies to the first year experience
- The Link Between K-12 and First Year Engineering
- Other topics that address issues in education
- January 15, 2018 – Call for papers posted
- January 22, 2018 – Open for abstract submission
- March 4, 2018 – Workshop proposals due
- March 4, 2018 – Abstracts for submissions due
- March 5, 2018 – Submission acceptances sent
- March 5, 2018 – Conference Housing and Registration Open
- April 16, 2018 – Preliminary papers due
- April 16, 2018 – Final workshop descriptions due
- April 22, 2018 – Peer reviews Assigned
- May 11, 2018 – Peer reviews Due
- May 18, 2018 – Peer review results sent
- June 22, 2018 – Final program schedule posted
- June 22, 2018 – All final publications due
- June 22, 2018 – Author Registration Deadline
- June 22, 2018 – Authors Accept the Copyright Transfer to ASEE
- July 24-26, 2018 – FYEE 2018 Conference
Types of Submissions
- Click here for a more detailed description of Workshop proposals.
- Click here for a more detailed description of Full papers.
- Click here for a more detailed description of Work in Progress papers.
- Click here for a more detailed description of GIFTS.
Note, some work-in-progress papers may be selected to participate in a new format of presentation that will include a round table discussion. This is to aid in getting feedback about your work and engage the first year engineering education community. You will be notified of this format after the peer review stage is complete.
**All authors on a paper will be expected to participate in the review process.