Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang Selected as a 2017 ASCE ExCEEd Fellow


Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang, Assistant Professor of Engineering in the College of Science and Engineering, has been selected as a 2017 ExCEEd (Excellence in Civil Engineering Education) Fellow by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). ASCE’s Committee on Faculty Development selected Dr. Jiang because of his commitment to excellence in education and his willingness to serve as a future role model for effective teaching.

Dr. Jiang’s selection as an ExCEEd Fellow allows him to participate in this year’s ASCE ExCEEd Teaching Workshop at Florida Gulf Coast University on June 18-23, 2017. The ExCEEd Teaching Workshop is a six-day practicum that provides engineering educators with an opportunity to improve their teaching abilities. ASCE has successfully presented this workshop each summer for the past seventeen years. Faculty members across the country and around the world have benefited from this workshop. The workshop focuses on basic skills and includes seminars addressing the following topics:

  • Principles of effective teaching and learning
  • Learning styles
  • Communication skills
  • Learning objectives
  • Class organization and course organization
  • Development of interpersonal rapport with students
  • Teaching with technology
  • Classroom assessment techniques