Institutional Adaptation Of The Greenfield Coalition's Capstone Design Course

Attila Yaprak, Ece Yaprak, Mulchand Rathod
2002 Annual Conference Proceedings   unpublished
In most capstone design courses, students go through the complete design process starting with a description of the problem and ending with a prototype. Many schools have one or two-semester-long classes where students work in groups or individually. The capstone design course in the Division of Engineering Technology at Wayne State University (WSU) falls into this category. The National Science Foundation funded Greenfield Coalition's (GC) capstone design course, however, is unique since
more » ... unique since students are given credit for their projects based on real-work experiences. This paper discusses how this is done at the Greenfield Coalition and the implications of adapting this course to Wayne State University's Division of Engineering Technology (ET) curricula.
doi:10.18260/1-2--11336 fatcat:oiksxoptjvdebncr6n623vkqz4