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Temple Engineering Professor's Virtual Electrical Laboratory Lends A Helping Hand To Students With Disabilities

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March 10, 1999
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For students with disabilities that prevent them from using their arms, the lab has been a place for observation, not action. Now, in a novel extension of the innovative computer-based tutoring technology he developed, Brian P. Butz, a professor of electrical engineering at Temple University, is helping these students to overcome their disabilities and get the most out of their learning experiences.

Engineers and scientists spend countless hours learning in the classroom and poring over academic journals, but nothing compares to the training they receive in the laboratory. Hands-on education allows them to experience the backbone of engineering and science--conducting experiments, testing hypotheses, learning from their mistakes, and reaching their own conclusions.


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Temple University. (1999, March 10). Temple Engineering Professor's Virtual Electrical Laboratory Lends A Helping Hand To Students With Disabilities. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/03/990310052919.htm
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