Jon Leydens
Jon A. Leydens
Associate Professor Colorado School of Mines
Joined OEC on 10/05/2015
Jon A. Leydens is Associate Professor of Engineering Education Research and Communication in the Division of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the Colorado School of Mines, USA, where he has been a faculty member since 1997. Research and teaching interests include engineering education, social justice, and communication. Dr. Leydens is co-author of Engineering and Sustainable Community Development (Morgan and Claypool, 2010) and editor of Sociotechnical Communication in Engineering (Routledge, 2014). Dr. Leydens won the James F. Lufkin Award for the best conference paper—on the intersections between professional communication research and social justice—at the 2012 International Professional Communication Conference. In 2015, he won the Ronald S. Blicq Award for Distinction in Technical Communication Education from the Professional Communication Society of the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE). In 2016, he also won the Exemplar in Engineering Ethics Education Award from the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), along with CSM colleagues Juan C. Lucena and Kathryn Johnson. Dr. Leydens’ current research focuses on rendering visible the social justice dimensions inherent in three components of the engineering curriculum—in engineering sciences, engineering design, and humanities and social science courses. That research, conducted with co-author Juan C. Lucena, culminated in Engineering Justice: Transforming Engineering Education and Practice (Wiley-IEEE Press, 2017).
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    Engineering Justice: Transforming Engineering Education and Practice | Professional Development for Engineers | General & Introductory Electrical & Electronics Engineering | Subjects | Wiley
    Shows how the engineering curriculum can be a site for rendering social justice visible in engineering, for exploring complex socio-technical interplays inherent in engineering practice, and for enhancing teaching and learning Using social justice a ...
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