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  Subject:   Interactive Learning: Games and Simulations for Teaching of Manufacturing

  Date:   Monday, June 14, 1999

  Location:   Flexible Classroom, Meyer Library [look for it in a campus map][new]


Stanford Faculty and PhD Students Interested in Manufacturing -

Please note on your calendars ...The Future Professors of Manufacturing
will be holding the fourth annual Stanford Workshop on Manufacturing
Education on

                        Interactive Learning: 
        Games and Simulations for Teaching of Manufacturing
                        June 14th and 15th, 
                Flexible Classroom, Meyer Library

Please visit http://zaragoza.stanford.edu/FPMWorkshop for more 
information.  The workshop is organized by the students and alumni 
of the Future Professors of Manufacturing program
(http://www-sima.stanford.edu/), a special Ph.D. program jointly offered
by the School of Engineering and the Graduate School of Business.  At this
year's workshop, invited participants and outside vendors will present
and discuss a range of games and simulations which may be used in courses on
manufacturing topics. Interested faculty and students are welcome to
attend.  The agenda is shown below. 

Cheryl Druehl
Planning Committee
FPM Curriculm Workshop


Interactive Learning:  
Games and Simulations for Teaching of Manufacturing 

Stanford Workshop on Manufacturing Education '99
Future Professors of Manufacturing

Monday, June 14th, Meyer Library

8:00am - 8:30am         Check-In & Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 8:45am         Introductions and Review of Agenda

8:45am - 9:45am         Fun with Probability 
                        Sam Chiu, Stanford University

9:45am - 10:30am        Using the Lego Mindstorms Robotic System
                        to teach 
                        New Product Development
                        Ely Dahan, MIT

10:30am - 11:00am       Break

11:00am - 12:30pm       Being a New Professor: Experiences from the Field
                        Preparing for promotion and tenure
                        Jim Bradley, Cornell University
                        Dave Kazmer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
                        Old course, new course, fitted course:  What's my 
                        Ely Dahan, MIT
                        Glen Schmidt, Georgetown University

                        New professor Q&A break-out sessions 

12:30pm - 1:45pm        Lunch

1:45pm - 2:30pm         An Exercise in Conflicting Measurements
                        David Kazmer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

2:30pm - 3:00pm         Understanding by Feeling: Using Haptics in
                        Allison Okamura, Stanford University

3:00pm - 3:15pm         Break

3:15pm - 4:15pm         Business Practice Environments: the HP NADO case
                        Haim Mendelson, Stanford University
                        Elizabeth Doty, Bridge Interactive Inc.

4:15pm - 5:00pm         What makes a good educational game/simulation?
                        Facilitated by Sanjay Rajagopalan,
                        Stanford University

5:00pm                  Reception 

Tuesday, June 15th, Meyer Library

8:00am - 8:30am         Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 9:15am         Simulation for MBAs
                        Stefanos Zenios, Stanford University     

9:15am - 10:00am        Launch: The new millennium business game
                        Wendell Gilland, University of North Carolina, Chapel 

10:00am - 10:15am       Break   

10:15am - 11:00am       Using simulation to investigate the costs
                        of different
                        inspection policies
                        Yassar Dessouky, San Jose State University
                        Grant Kimball, ProModel Corporation

11:00am - 11:45am       Developing and propagating web-based courseware: 
                        The example of Littlefield Technologies
                        Sam Wood, Stanford University

11:45am - 1:45pm        Demos and Lunch
                        (See list of demos)

1:45pm - 3:00pm         Themes in academe
                        Changes in the academic environment
                        Facilitated by Andy Hargadon, University of Florida
                        Company and faculty interaction - The increasing 
importance for research,
                        fundraising, and curriculum development
                        Facilitated by Keith Rollag, Stanford University

3:00pm - 3:15pm         Break

3:15pm - 3:45pm         Themes in academe (continued)
                        Professors as entrepreneurs
                        Facilitated by Mark Martin, Stanford University

3:45pm - 4:30pm         Summary
                        Open discussion: 
                        review of the workshop; ideas for next year

4:30pm                  Happy Hour

Games & Simulations Demonstrated

Business Practice Environments 
(CD-ROM Case Study)
Haim Mendelson & Elizabeth Doty

Benihana Case Simulation
Glen Schmidt; Mark Martin

Allison Okamura

Littlefield Technologies  
Sam Wood
Lego Mindstorms Robotic System 
Ely Dahan

Manufacturing teaching software/exercises
Jim Bradley

Yasser Dessouky & Grant Kimball

 Event history: Submitted by molinero on 11-Jun-1999;

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