Lizabeth Schlemer

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On Leave to CENG Dean's Office


On Leave Sept. 1, 2017 - Aug. 31, 2018

Office: 192-228
Phone Number: 805-756-2183
Email: lschleme(place an 'at' sign here)

Lizabeth T. Schlemer has been teaching at Cal Poly, SLO for 19 years. She teaches a wide range of subjects from Engineering Economy to Facilities Planning and Design. She has developed good relationships with local industry and provides her students with opportunities to participate in real projects for real clients. 

She is participating in a learning initiative at Cal Poly called SUSTAIN-SLO. this initiative take 100 freshman from across the university and has them taking linked GE courses for two quarters and has them working on project in the community. Educational research on the is funded by the National Science Foundation (EEC 1025265 and DUE 1044430). 

Her area of research is engineering education, specifically project based learning and the use of Online Educational Resources (OER) to enable self-directed learning.

Research Interests

Engineering Education
Online Educational Resources (OER)
Project Based Learning

Areas of Interest and Expertise:  Educational Research (Quantitative and Qualitative), Institutional Change, Engineering Economy and cost analysis, Facilities design, Continuous improvement and Lean, Data Analytics.

B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
M.S. M.B.A. University of Southern California
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara