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Development, implementation and assessment of a common first year end-of-semester engineering design project in an integrated curriculum

Wilhelm Alexander Friess, Michael P. Davis
2013 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)  
At the newly established University of Maine's Brunswick Engineering Program, an integrated curriculum is under development that covers the equivalent of the first two years of the B.Sc. in Mechanical,  ...  These courses cover the equivalent of first semester courses in calculus and physics, introduction to engineering and engineering design, and engineering computation, and introduce CAD and a high level  ...  The work presented here describes the development and implementation of a first semester design project developed in the context of the BEP integrated curriculum.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fie.2013.6684804 dblp:conf/fie/FriessD13 fatcat:ellp4mo5yzbgda6ae6dpegldpa

Ten Years of Project-Based Learning (PBL) in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Minho [chapter]

Rui M. Lima, José Dinis-Carvalho, Rui M. Sousa, Anabela C. Alves, Francisco Moreira, Sandra Fernandes, Diana Mesquita
2017 PBL in Engineering Education  
PBL model and curriculum elements in the seventh semester-Project 2 As previously referred in the introduction, our program is an Integrated Masters degree in Industrial Engineering and Management, an  ...  of Minho got together to implement a first experience of Project-Based Learning in the second semester of the first year of the IEM program.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-6300-905-8_3 fatcat:2isla5iognbnlp5nd745twqwee

LEARNING FROM THE INTEGRATED CURRICULUM APPROACH: STUDENT REFLECTIONS DURING AND AFTER THEIR EXPERIENCE

Yani Jazayeri, Robyn Paul, Laleh Behjat, Mike Potter
2020 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
At the University of Calgary, we piloted an integrated curriculum approach in second-year electrical engineering.  ...  To improve students' learning strategies, they were asked to reflect weekly on their learning during the program (Winter 2019: Jan-Apr), and during their first semester of third-year, which was run in  ...  It is not until the end of most engineering programs that students are expected to do a Capstone design project, which is the first time they will be required to integrate their four years of technical  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.vi0.14155 fatcat:efrly63wh5gihgr4krjc4ogt6i

The Professional Spine: Creation of a Four-year Engineering Design and Practice Sequence

Brian Frank, David Strong, Rick Sellens
2011 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
This paper discusses the development of a four-year Engineering Design and Practice Sequence (EDPS) of project-based courses at Queen's University.  ...  The four-year sequence is a core requirement for all engineering students, and will develop competence in design process methods and tools, problem analysis, creativity, economics and entrepreneurship,  ...  Acknowledgements The work discussed in this paper was primarily a result of cross-faculty collaboration by the Dean's Retreat Curriculum Review Committee within the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.3586 fatcat:2656d2fxnvdjtdre2agxxeohge

Teaching Engineering through Design: A Novel Approach for a Department Level Reform Project

P.J. Fortier, T. Mitsa
2006 Proceedings of the 39th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'06)  
The paper outlines the process for developing the new curricula, getting faculty involved, and how open-ended design will be integrated into courses and the processes used to initiate implementation of  ...  This paper describes our Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) department's ongoing reform project to develop curricula striving to change this model by helping students become creative designers through  ...  Our strategy for developing our design-oriented curriculum requires: (1) Development of open-ended design concept The first task for this project is to flesh out the major concept for this phase:  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2006.450 dblp:conf/hicss/FortierM06 fatcat:ah4vvrxixrgafc5upu3uiz6gci

Breaking the Tyranny of the Semester: A Phase-Gate Sprint Approach to Teaching Colorado School of Mines Students Important Engineering Concepts, Delivering Useful Solutions to Communities, and Working on Long Time Scale Projects

Jered H Dean, Douglas L Van Bossuyt
2014 International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering  
Several deficiencies in senior capstone courses were noted including poor quality of designs resulting from the tyranny of the rigid semester schedule; students focusing on the technical aspects of a design  ...  These were addressed in the development of the Projects for People course through several methods.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to acknowledge iDE staff and particularly Leslie Light and Sarah Nuernberger for their willingness to donate their time and talents in the development and continued success  ... 
doi:10.24908/ijsle.v0i0.5570 fatcat:chuwdzx5ebfqlf7elj3j6t67n4

THIRD-YEAR INTEGRATIVE PROJECTS FOR COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING STUDENTS AT POLYTECHNIQUE MONTRÉAL

Jérôme Collin, Olivier Gendreau
2017 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
In software engineering, the third-year project mainly focusses on software reengineering (of the second-year project), mobile application development (iPad application), network communication and protocols  ...  This paper presents the most important aspects of the third-year project for students in computer and software engineering at Polytechnique Montréal.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the Department of Computer and Software Engineering of Polytechnique Montréal for its support, especially financially thru the purchasing of modern equipment  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.6466 fatcat:eeod5dakzvas7ajyhf7ntsl7j4

A Comparative Analysis between Direct and Indirect Measurement of Year I Integrated Project

Siti Rozaimah Sheikh Abdullah, Abu Bakar Mohamad, Nurina Anuar, Masturah Markom, Manal Ismail, Masli Irwan Rosli, Hassimi Abu Hasan
2013 International Education Studies  
The Integrated Project (IP) has been practised in the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering (JKKP) since the 2006/2007 session.  ...  compared at the end of the implementation of the IP in Semester II of the 2011/2012 session.  ...  The IP is a group work assignment that is implemented in every semester for Years II and III, which integrates all departmental courses in each semester.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ies.v6n6p143 fatcat:xso6i2wa25fexcp36s6qwntt3e

Framework for an Integrated Learning Block with CDIO-led Engineering Education [article]

Mouhamed Abdulla, Meagan Troop, Amjed Majeed
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The rationale of this paper is to share our framework for implementing an ILB in engineering programs and to examine the opportunities and challenges related to this type of curriculum design.  ...  The ILB deliverables are based on the design of a chosen engineering system or subunit in a project-based learning (PBL) environment.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This pedagogical research project was supported and funded by the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology, Sheridan Institute of Technology, Toronto, Canada.  ... 
arXiv:2006.03150v1 fatcat:yyubdjse35d6hpdwynaft5thh4

Adding 'Cherry to Cake' Just Like Integrating Project Based Learning with Conventional Teaching for Database Engineering Course

R. K. Dixit, M. A. Nirgude, P. S. Yalagi
2020 Journal of Engineering Education Transformations  
We formed eighteen teams in all which worked on various real world problems through seven phases of PBL and at the end of semester, fourteen teams successfully implemented applications.  ...  Here, our study reports blend of PBL with traditional teaching for DBE course for third year students in computer science and Engineering.  ...  G] Project Presentation and Final Assessment: At the end of semester, all teams presented their work in front of panel, second year students and end users.  ... 
doi:10.16920/jeet/2020/v33i0/150206 fatcat:7sptwhegvra7jkiqamydzihdc4

The Innovation and Practice of the Training Mode of Computer Network Technology Professionals in Connecting Middle and Higher Vocational Education Based on "Three Emphases and One High Requirement"

LIU YANG
2020 DEStech Transactions on Computer Science and Engineering  
Students study for a total of five years, including the first three years in secondary vocational schools, the next two years in higher vocational colleges, and graduated from higher vocational colleges  ...  In order to explore new measures to penetrate the talent training model, the professional construction was implemented through the integration of talent training programs, curriculum, teaching resources  ...  in the first semester, complete the engineering and internship in the sixth semester for ten weeks, and complete the enterprise internship in the tenth semester More than three months, understand the  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtcse/cmso2019/33618 fatcat:cnugomuzdjejjfe5e5kabvxsrq

Experience report: A sustainable serious educational game capstone project

C. Shaun Longstreet, Kendra Cooper
2013 Proceedings of CGAMES'2013 USA  
Students will typically work as individuals, in small groups, or as a whole class on singular projects with the faculty assessing the deliverables at the end of the semester.  ...  The results point to solutions for continuing a capstone project successfully in subsequent semesters that could be of interest to other SE curriculum designers looking to develop effective capstone courses  ...  The first was that the development and implementation of a mixed team course in a senior design capstone was very time intensive.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cgames.2013.6632636 dblp:conf/cgames/LongstreetC13 fatcat:mhzmga3rdjap5iryz6v5m7kwei

Project-based learning in student teams in computer science education

Andreas Breiter, Görschwin Fey, Rolf Drechsler
2005 Facta universitatis - series Electronics and Energetics  
Based on existing examples for project-based learning in other disciplines, the didactical concept and the integration into the curriculum are explained.  ...  This approach allows students to explore methods for project management as well as requirements analysis and participatory design with real end-users.  ...  Student team projects are an integral part of the curriculum.  ... 
doi:10.2298/fuee0502165b fatcat:lzlabpnyxrfopm4ioapha652wq

An Approach to Develop and Integrate Existing Curriculum to Theme Based Curriculum Structure for Strengthening Postgraduate Studies in Engineering Education

Vinayak N. Kulkarni, V. N. Gaitonde, B. B. Kotturshettar, G. Jangali Satish
2020 Journal of Engineering Education Transformations  
The methodology of theme based curriculum design and its integration to the existing curriculum along with the assessment pattern have been explained throughout the paper.  ...  In today's higher education system, the concept of specialization plays a vital role in the career development of engineering students across the world.  ...  Therefore an attempt has been made by the School of Mechanical Engineering -Production Management Post Graduate Program to introduce a theme based curriculum design for first year Master of Technology  ... 
doi:10.16920/jeet/2020/v33i3/143841 fatcat:e4ug3dmzfja3zoc5jvuovgut3a

Android application development teaching reform based on innovation ability training

Huaizhi Ma, S. Zhao
2022 SHS Web of Conferences  
training, competition driving, development project inspection and improvement, and diversified assessment methods, Gradually formed a "five in one" new teaching mode of two wheel drive.  ...  Under the background of training and construction of innovative talents in new engineering, taking the Android application development course of Internet of things engineering in our university as an example  ...  The two courses of Android run through the application development specifications of the front-end, back-end and database of mobile application project development, and apply the typical Android development  ... 
doi:10.1051/shsconf/202214001011 fatcat:l2ny3p36m5dypgsaouin2aam7m
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