Rethinking Engineering Education with Video Games

Brianno Coller · TEDxNIU 2016

In Dr. Brianno Coller’s TED Talk, he delves into his passion for teaching engineering and also some problems he ran into with his Mechanical Engineering student at Northern Illinois University. His innovative idea to integrate video games into the Engineering classroom are ahead of their time and made Dr. Coller stand out so much that he received the Illinois Professor of the year by CASE. In his exciting TED Talk he addresses not only the disconnect he saw between his students and their work, but also the solution that has helped his students excel beyond the other classes.

In Dr. Brianno Coller’s TED Talk, he delves into his passion for teaching engineering and also some problems he ran into with his Mechanical Engineering student at Northern Illinois University. His innovative idea to integrate video games into the Engineering classroom are ahead of their time and made Dr. Coller stand out so much that he received the Illinois Professor of the year by CASE. In his exciting TED Talk he addresses not only the disconnect he saw between his students and their work, but also the solution that has helped his students excel beyond the other classes.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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