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Senior capstone design experiences for ABET accredited undergraduate electrical and computer engineering education

Ashraf Saad
2007 Proceedings 2007 IEEE SoutheastCon  
Capstone senior design experiences are both a graduation requirement for undergraduate engineering majors and for ABET accreditation of these programs.  ...  We describe these fundamental differences and present our experience in advising students for semester-long capstone design projects in electrical and computer engineering at the Savannah campus of the  ...  Introduction: Senior Design in Engineering Education Capstone design experiences, also known as senior design projects or senior capstone projects, are critical to undergraduate engineering education.  ... 
doi:10.1109/secon.2007.342905 fatcat:ocsivc6a4ngl3f27sbtvyt7rxi

Student perspectives on learning through developing software for the real world

Christopher Dean, Thomas D. Lynch, Rajiv Ramnath
2011 2011 Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)  
Undergraduate programs have attempted to develop these abilities through capstone classes and by encouraging participation in co-ops and internships.  ...  At Ohio State University, nearly a dozen students have attempted to foster these abilities by doing long-term, real-world, large-scale, commercial-grade software development projects.  ...  We would like to thank Michael Herold for his valuable feedback and support throughout the writing of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fie.2011.6142904 dblp:conf/fie/DeanLR11 fatcat:rgukj5eoj5dvzlfaj3o5eb5z6u

Project Based Learning during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiment Reports of Initiatives in Computer Engineering

Victor T. Hayashi, Reginaldo Arakaki, Felipe V. Almeida
2021 Zenodo  
Laboratory II, fifth year's Laboratory of Software Engineering II), scientific initiation (short-term research project of smart meter for third year student), and capstone project (one year project fifth  ...  This paper presents experiment reports of PBL application for the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo's Computer Engineering curriculum in 2020: two undergraduate courses (third year's Digital  ...  Experiment Report A -Undergraduate Courses Digital Laboratory II The Digital Laboratory II it is a discipline offered to the third-year students.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5096409 fatcat:4gkhgsy64nemxfjk7ngpxgyzia

Structured Approach to Enhance the Quality of Undergraduate Capstone Project: A Case Study

Rajendra Pawar, Sachin Patil
2021 Journal of Engineering Education Transformations  
The capstone project course has been considered as a commanding student-centered learning activity designed to provide an opportunity to an undergraduate student to solve critical real-life problems by  ...  A major objective of the capstone project is to apply real-life engineering practices to fulfill customer needs.  ...  Effective approach in making capstone project a holistic learning experience to students of undergraduate computer science engineering program. Journal S. Howe, L. Rosenbauer, and S.  ... 
doi:10.16920/jeet/2021/v34i0/157229 fatcat:tvoarnowtffitd4vs56ffaw6om

Participating in an Industry Based Social Service Program: a Report of Student Perception of What They Learn and What They Need

Miguel Ehécatl Morales Trujillo, Gabriel Alberto García Mireles
2019 Proceedings of the 2019 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems  
It is well-known that theoretical knowledge undergraduate students acquire during their studies needs to be complemented with practical experience; therefore, participating in university supported real  ...  This paper reports findings from a survey applied to students who had been involved in an industry-based program meant to fulfill their graduation requirements, including the opportunity to develop a capstone  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Mauricio Morgado and Ricardo Cruz for leading the project, the professors Guadalupe  ... 
doi:10.15439/2019f279 dblp:conf/fedcsis/Morales-Trujillo19 fatcat:jui76jw2t5f6tfzjuszagw2sge

Guest Editorial Special Issue on Project-Based, Senior Design, and Capstone Courses in Engineering Education

Issam Damaj, Mohammed El-Abd, Ashley Ater Kranov, Jennifer DeBoer
2020 IEEE Transactions on Education  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank J. Mitchell, J. Froyd, and K.  ...  requirements, preparation of students for their capstone experience, and presenting best practices and roles of engineering competitions and undergraduate research conferences in the scholarship of teaching  ...  Moreover, multidisciplinary projects that demonstrate creative models and technologies continue to be of interest to engineering undergraduates.  ... 
doi:10.1109/te.2020.2976266 fatcat:swunthw2vzf6latdbtxadcyvly

An introductory VR course for undergraduates incorporating foundation, experience and capstone

Sharon Stansfield
2005 ACM SIGCSE Bulletin  
In addition, because VR is a broad, multidisciplinary field of study, the course provides an ideal environment for incorporating capstone elements that allow undergraduate students to tie together many  ...  The course incorporates multiple components of VR theory and practice, including hardware and software survey and analysis, human perception, and applications.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The author would like to acknowledge the support of Ithaca College and of the Mathematics and Computer Sciences Department, with special thanks to Pat Woodworth, without whose support  ... 
doi:10.1145/1047124.1047417 fatcat:4xn6nzigvbhvjf7mksibovofja

Capstone Design Projects in Engineering Curriculum: Present and Future

Adam Zielinski, Kin Fun Li
2010 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
Students in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria enrolled in Computer, Electrical or Software Engineering programs are required to take a compulsory capstone  ...  Short-term and long-term plans to improve the outcome-based learning experience of the students, and the organization, structure and execution of the course, will be described.  ...  Introduction Virtually all of the accredited engineering programs in Canada contain a senior level course offering significant design experience (used to be called a capstone project).  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.3151 fatcat:ftqyfsu5anf23og7qqum5e3mni

Implementing project-based and experiential learning in the Aerospace Engineering program at Concordia University

Catharine Marsden, Susan Liscouet-Hanke, Andrea Cartile
2018 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
The learning experience must be carefully designed so that students do not learn by rote but rather are obliged to self-teach, discover, and use engineering judgement to arrive at conclusions.  ...  In this paper, the authors discuss the development and implementation of experiential and project-based learning in the new undergraduate aerospace engineering program at Concordia University.The paper  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of NSERC through the Chairs in Design Engineering program, the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science of Concordia University, and the  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.13063 fatcat:crgc2odwhzanjmectru5q6dlry

Page 84 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 126, Issue 2 [page]

2000 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
experience, and avail- able resources such as software.  ...  The philosophy states that the graduate program at Rose- Hulman is intended to enhance the overall learning experience for the undergraduate students.  ... 


Cherly Pearce, Steve Lambert, Wayne Parker
2012 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
Interdisciplinary capstone courses are offered at other Canadian universities but, at the University of Waterloo (UW) the co-operative undergraduate engineering program poses a logistical barrier to students  ...  interacting with students in other disciplines for capstone design projects.  ...  capstone course and experiences.  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.4717 fatcat:5i5ebfc3grbcxawkledhmnfmke

Capstone Design Project for a Ubiquitous Sensor Network

Naehyuck Chang, Younghyun Kim
2007 2007 IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Systems Education (MSE'07)  
Hands-on experiments of a ubiquitous sensor network prototype thus give a great opportunity for students to understand necessary theory and technology, covering embedded system design, network theory,  ...  In addition, the capstone design project course has one-to-one mentor-mentee relation with companies, specifically with Samsung Data System for this project.  ...  CONCLUSIONS In this paper, we introduce a successful capstone design project carried out by undergraduate students.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mse.2007.27 dblp:conf/mse/ChangK07 fatcat:bb3hvasdujegzmriod35ttg6fu


Timothy C. Lethbridge
2019 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
We also describe features of Umple that have been designed to facilitate its use in teaching software engineering.  ...  Umple is an open-source programming technology developed almost entirely by students, the majority of whom were working on it as their capstone project through a program called UCOSP.  ...  of software engineering students at all levels.  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.vi0.13730 fatcat:6lxnp6jmo5hi5g37p2wzmqoomq

Experience Management Wikis for Reflective Practice in Software Capstone Projects

Eric Ras, Ralf Carbon, BjÖrn Decker, JÖrg Rech
2007 IEEE Transactions on Education  
Software engineering curriculum guidelines state that students should practice methods, techniques, and tools. A capstone project is one possibility to address this aim.  ...  Index Terms-Capstone project, experience management, knowledge-based systems, open-source software, reflection, software engineering.  ...  The Software Engineering Curriculum Guidelines (SE2004) [3] provide learning objectives, sample courses, and key knowledge areas that should be taught to undergraduate students.  ... 
doi:10.1109/te.2007.904580 fatcat:imisrm5pe5c6dadsjfklblfigu

A Virtual Laboratory Model for Encouraging Undergraduate Research

Thomas P Way
2006 Proceedings of the 37th SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education - SIGCSE '06  
As an extension of earlier research into team-based software engineering education, the Applied Computing Technology Laboratory was formed to provide an authentic and engaging experience in realworld computer  ...  Undergraduate students who perform research benefit greatly from the experience, yet achieving high levels of voluntary participation remains an elusive goal.  ...  INTRODUCTION Preparing undergraduates for life beyond graduation motivates many computer science programs to structure software engineering and capstone courses so that students are immersed in an industry-like  ... 
doi:10.1145/1121341.1121406 dblp:conf/sigcse/Way06 fatcat:zvwwwswovbeilctjh4ctyb2mvi
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