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Stages of Acceptance and Hope

Greg Hopper is an Adjunct Professor in the Master of Engineering Management Program in the Pratt School of Engineering, where he teaches EGRMGNT 542, “Competitive Strategies in Technology-based Industries.” Here, …


Modernizing a Photochemistry Course

I teach an advanced level course in photochemistry, primarily designed for students whose research involves physical chemistry. The concepts are abstract and difficult, despite the importance for understanding the many light-related phenomena in modern chemistry research and in technologies that impact society.

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From “How?” to “Why?”

Guest post by Duke faculty member Stacy Tantum, Associate Professor of the Practice, Electrical & Computer Engineering, one of Learning Innovation’s 2017 Active Learning Fellows. One of the biggest differences I’ve experienced …

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Patents 101: A Free Duke Online Course

When Bob Barnes was teaching his medical device design course, he noticed that students waited until the end of the course to begin searching for the relevant patent information for …