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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)  
From a student's perspective, the standard computer science curriculum can effectively develop fundamental software design principles and techniques, but may struggle to fully prepare students for professional  ...  Undergraduate programs have attempted to develop these abilities through capstone classes and by encouraging participation in co-ops and internships.  ...  ), supported by the NSF-IUCRC Program, Grant No. 0630188.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fie.2011.6142904 dblp:conf/fie/DeanLR11 fatcat:rgukj5eoj5dvzlfaj3o5eb5z6u

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  ...  of the computing principles learned during their undergraduate academic careers.  ...  and effort neither the course nor the lab would have been possible.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1047124.1047417 fatcat:4xn6nzigvbhvjf7mksibovofja

Capstone Design Project for a Ubiquitous Sensor Network

Naehyuck Chang, Younghyun Kim
2007 2007 IEEE International Conference on Microelectronic Systems Education (MSE'07)  
In this paper, we introduce a successful example of an undergraduate capstone design project that designs and implements ubiquitous sensor network base station controller and monitoring program.  ...  In addition, the capstone design project course has one-to-one mentor-mentee relation with companies, specifically with Samsung Data System for this project.  ...  INTRODUCTION Capstone design project is one of the most effective way to teach a real system design and implementation capability, which can summarize the four-year undergraduate study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mse.2007.27 dblp:conf/mse/ChangK07 fatcat:bb3hvasdujegzmriod35ttg6fu

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  ...  This paper outline the challenges and best practices learned in the development and implementation of the open-ended undergraduate capstone project with the intention to enhance the quality and learning  ...  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  ...  Skills demanded by the IT industry from graduates should be aligned with the curricula of Computer Science undergraduate programs.  ...  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  ...  The course design aligns with best practices for promoting the development of students' self-efficacy in solving ill-structured software design problems. 4) Engineering Education for Sustainable Development  ... 
doi:10.1109/te.2020.2976266 fatcat:swunthw2vzf6latdbtxadcyvly

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  
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  ...  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  ...  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

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)  
Theeffectiveness of the experiential learning techniquedepends on both the design and the implementation of the experience.  ...  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.  ...  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

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  
Undergraduate students who perform research benefit greatly from the experience, yet achieving high levels of voluntary participation remains an elusive goal.  ...  This paper describes the implementation of an innovative laboratory model designed to encourage computer science undergraduates to actively pursue collaborative research with faculty and other students  ...  Computer Game Design Framework One undergraduate student developed a simple Java-based computer game as part of a capstone senior projects course.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1121341.1121406 dblp:conf/sigcse/Way06 fatcat:zvwwwswovbeilctjh4ctyb2mvi

A Virtual Laboratory Model for Encouraging Undergraduate Research

Thomas P Way
2006 ACM SIGCSE Bulletin  
Undergraduate students who perform research benefit greatly from the experience, yet achieving high levels of voluntary participation remains an elusive goal.  ...  This paper describes the implementation of an innovative laboratory model designed to encourage computer science undergraduates to actively pursue collaborative research with faculty and other students  ...  Computer Game Design Framework One undergraduate student developed a simple Java-based computer game as part of a capstone senior projects course.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1124706.1121406 fatcat:wk22ynxvbnfghevzejdnof7tky

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.  ... 

INTERDISCIPLINARY CAPSTONE DESIGN STREAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO: IMPLEMENTATION PLAN

Cherly Pearce, Steve Lambert, Wayne Parker
2012 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
A possible home for the interdisciplinary capstone course could be under the Chair of Design Engineering.  ...  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  ...  capstone course and experiences.  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.4717 fatcat:5i5ebfc3grbcxawkledhmnfmke

TEACHING AIRCRAFT DESIGN:A CASE STUDY ON AN ALTERNATIVE ENGINEERING UNDERGRADUATE CAPSTONE FINAL YEAR PROJECT

Andrea Cartile, Catharine C. Marsden, Yong Zeng, Brandiff Caron
2018 Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA)  
This paper proposes to use a theoretical model on design creativity, the statistical Q methodology, and an aerospace undergraduate capstone team case study to develop a tool for the quantitative evaluation  ...  for the effectiveness of aerospace design engineering education.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the NSERC Chair in Aerospace Design Engineering (NCADE) program and its affiliated industry sponsors.  ... 
doi:10.24908/pceea.v0i0.10377 fatcat:jkuiuweacffuhbxijbf226ojmq
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