Author Archives: Scott Fairbanks

Hybrid ECE 471/571 in a Nutshell

I teach VLSI in the school of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The further I explore hybridizing the course, the more I am persuaded that this is the best mode for teaching the material. VLSI happens at the microscopic level. VLSI … Continue reading

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Ascending Bloom’s taxonomy with hybrid learning

Circuit design is art and science. It requires one to KNOW some physics, formulas, and rules. But it also requires PRACTICE. A practiced circuit designer who retains some ignorance is more valuable than one who has gathered all the bits … Continue reading

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