Effective Learning and Teaching in Engineering / Edition 1

Effective Learning and Teaching in Engineering / Edition 1

by Caroline Baillie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415334896

ISBN-13: 9780415334891

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Written to meet the need of teachers, lecturers and tutors at all stages in their career, this is the authoritative handbook for anyone wanting to and understanding the key issues, best practices and new developments in the world of engineering education and training.
The book is divided into sections which analyse what students should be learning, how they

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Written to meet the need of teachers, lecturers and tutors at all stages in their career, this is the authoritative handbook for anyone wanting to and understanding the key issues, best practices and new developments in the world of engineering education and training.
The book is divided into sections which analyse what students should be learning, how they learn, and how the teaching and learning process and your own practice can be improved.
With contributions from experts around the world and a wealth of innovative case study material, this book is an essential purchase for anyone teaching engineering today.
The 'Effective Learning and Teaching in Higher Education'series deals with improving practice in higher education. Each title is written to meet the needs of those seeking professional accreditation and wishing to keep themselves up to date professionally.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415334891
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Effective Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : reflecting on effective learning and teaching in engineering education1
1Engineering education and the pedagogy of awareness9
2What outcome is engineering trying to achieve?27
3Capabilities-driven curriculum design36
4Case studies in engineering51
5Effective engineering education at a distance - a guide for the curious72
6Widening access - flexible and work-based learning89
7A holistic approach to mathematics support for engineering100
8Technology in support of learning122
9A critical look at innovative practice from the student perspective139
10The emergence of studio courses - an example of interactive learning156
11Personal development planning and portfolio building - introducing undergraduates to the processes of professional development171
12Integrated learning : one university's approach to change187
13Beyond reflection - where next for curricula which concentrate on abilities?203

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