Undergraduate Interns Matthew Ritzenthaler and Victoria Kinzel were interviewed by 10TV reporter Cierra Johnson, adding to our other recent media coverage! In this segment, Ritzenthaler and Kinzel explain the methodologies at the core of toy adaptation as well as the multifaceted benefits created by TAP’s partnerships for both engineering students attending Ohio State and children who acquire the toys.
10TV’s video and accompanying article can be accessed here.
The 124th annual American Society for Engineering Education Conference-hosted in Columbus, OH this summer- provided ample opportunity for the Department of Engineering Education to exhibit the research advances, leadership, and enrichment occurring within Ohio State to an international crowd. Read more about the event and inclusion of the Toy Adaptation Program here!
Engineering professionals witnessed first-hand what it means to “adapt” a toy. These professionals from all across the nation, as well as internationally, attended the Service Event held at the 124th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition in Columbus! To see this and much more click here!
The Ohio State University Office of University Outreach and Engagement featured the Toy Adaptation Program in their latest published article. The article by Stephanie Wise can be found here.
TAP team presented the paper “Community Service as a Means of Engineering Inspiration: An Initial Investigation into the Impact of the Toy Adaptation Program” at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA. Link can be found here.