Nancy Nelson

Name Nancy Nelson
School Engineering & Information Technology
Program Bachelor of Engineering - Electronic Systems Engineering
Academic and Professional Designations

M.Sc.(T) – Electrical Engineering & Teaching 

B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) 

Title Professor
Academic Coordinator
Courses Taught

PROG71985 – Programming Principles 

EECE71345 – Introduction to Engineering Projects 

EECE71425 – Digital Systems 

EECE71355 – Engineering Project II 

EECE73230 – Digital Design
Areas of Expertise & Interest


Digital Electronics 

Microprocessor Systems
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities

Canadian General Electric – Nuclear Fuel Handling Software & Hardware Engineering 

Private School Interactive Inc. – Co-owner, designer and developer of an Intelligent Learning System
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

Areas of Study: 

Student Success, Motivation, and Engagement 

Innovation in Engineering Education 


Achieving Graduate Attributes Through Project-Based Learning (CEEA 2014 Conference Proceedings) 

Flipping the Engineering Classroom (CEEA 2014 Conference Proceedings) 

Project-Based Applied Engineering Curriculum – A Practitioner’s View (International PBL Symposium 2007 Conference Proceedings) with M. Kabir 

Presentations and Workshops: 

gamification, active learning, creating on-line courseware, creating digital resources for on-line courseware, flipped learning, educational technology, instructional design, project-based learning, student success, teaching large classes, classroom management, maximizing learning for all students, and outcomes-based learning
Additional Information Winner of Engineers Canada’s 2016 Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education, I strive to create an authentic and valuable learning experience for my students.

I am
passionate about ensuring that the Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE) program maintains its unique and innovative approach, as well as its quality of education.