Conference Call for Papers


Manage Papers – Final Due June 18th (Link Requires ASEE Login to Access)


Enhancing the First-year Engineering Education

July 24 – July 26, 2018

The paper submission site is through ASEE’s monolith System.

Click here to submit an abstract or workshop proposal (link requires ASEE login to access)

Click here for the FYEE Author’s Kit on how to submit and manage all abstracts and papers

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.”


Conference Overview

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

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration, in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception with dinner buffet,
Room: Owl’s Nest of the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration, in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Good Morning Breakfast Buffet
Room: Enyon Ballroom in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Conference Welcome/Announcements 
Room: Enyon Ballroom in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)
8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Presentation
by Jennifer Turns
University of Washington
Room: Enyon Ballroom in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Technical Sessions & Works-in-Progress
Room: 127, 129, 144, 221 in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
Enyon Ballroom in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Technical Sessions & Works-in-Progress
Room: 127, 129, 144, 221 in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)
2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Technical Sessions & Works-in-Progress
Room: 127, 129, 144, 221 in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break with food
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Technical Sessions & Works-in-Progress
Room: 127, 129, 144, 221 in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Break
6:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Dinner Reception and Keynote by Maria-Isabel Carnasciali
Presentation by KEEN
University of New Haven
Room: Enyon Ballroom in the Chamberlain Student Center (CSC)

Thursday, July 26, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Registration, in Atrium Engineering Hall/Rowan Hall
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Good Morning Breakfast Buffet
Room: Atrium Engineering Hall/Rowan Hall
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Technical Sessions & Works-in-Progress
Room: 107,319,320,321 Engineering Hall/Rowan Hall
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Technical Sessions & Works-in-Progress
Room: 107,319,320,321 Engineering Hall/Rowan Hall
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch
Atrium Engineering Hall/Rowan Hall
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Technical Sessions & Works-in-Progress
Room: 107,319,320,321 Engineering Hall/Rowan Hall
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Wrap-up & Send-Off Session
Auditorium (117) Engineering Hall/Rowan Hall

Proposal Submission Description

Proposal submissions will include:

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

Submission Timeline

  • 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

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.


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