Engineering Village (Compendex and Inspec)
ERIC -- Educational Resources Information Clearinghouse. Tip: Use the phrase "higher education" to narrow your search.
Dissertation Abstracts -- Science and Engineering Dissertation abstracts from North America and Europe.
Academic Search Premier -- Journals in multiple disciplines; includes some full text.
Broaden Your Search
Prospector (regional catalog)
Web Sites with Educational Tools
Center for Engineering Education -- Colorado School of Mines
Engineering Education -- Library of Congress, Science Reference Guide.
MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching)
Resources in Science and Engineering Education -- Richard Felder's personal web page with links to engineering education resources.
Using Others' Works in Teaching
- Copyright Guide
- Citing Sources
- Copyright and Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide Web -- University of Maryland University College
- Copyright Management Center -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Case Studies as Educational Tools
- Case Studies -- Mines Library
- Engineering Case Studies -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
- Introducing Ethics Case Studies into Required Undergraduate Engineering Courses -- Texas A&M University
- Laboratory for Innovative Technology and Engineering Education (LITEE) -- Auburn University
- Online Ethics Center for Engineering & Science -- Case Western Reserve University
- National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science -- State University of New York at Buffalo
- Teaching at the College: Case Studies -- University of Michigan
Assessment and Statistics
Colorado School of Mines
- Center for Engineering Education
- Career Center -- Includes placement rates, job outlooks, industry trends, potential employers.
- Minority Engineering Program (MEP) -- Minority Student Enrollment Trends
- Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics (WISEM), Statistics -- Includes both CSM and US data.
State of Colorado
- Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE)
- Colorado Education Statistics -- Focus on K-12 education; includes graduation rates.
- College websites -- Lists at Colorado Department of Higher Education
- ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology)
- Chronicle of Higher Education Facts and Figures -- Includes faculty productivity.
- Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology (CPST) -- Employment trends, salaries, and minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
- American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES)
- Engineering and Technology Degrees (annual), Engineering Workforce Commission. -- US statistics, institutions by degree, population, and program; publications; engineers' salaries in education.
- National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
- National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
- IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) -- Admissions, tuition rates and financial aid, enrollment, demographics, graduation rates.
- National Education Association -- Statistics for public K-12 schools.
- Open Doors Online, Institute of International Education -- Data on foreign students in the US and US students studying abroad.
- Science and Engineering Statistics, NSF Division of Science Resources Statistics -- Budget, student and faculty demographics.
- U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Graduate Schools." Available from U.S. News and World Report.
- Organizations and publications:
- Annual "Trends" articles in industry journals, for example Chemical & Engineering News' "Trends in Academic R&D Spending."
- Theme articles in higher ed journals, for example the Chronicle of Higher Education's: "A new standard of measuring doctoral programs" (1/13/07, A8-A13).
- State agency websites on higher education statistics, particularly on student demographics and graduation rates.
- University websites, which may include budget, enrollment, and faculty or student demographics.