Teaching Strategies For Undergraduate Heat Transfer Courses

Washington Braga
2002 Annual Conference Proceedings   unpublished
Enhancing engineering education has been related to the improvement of students interaction. However, time constraints and an always increasing syllabus are on opposite sides, making things difficult for faculty members willing to implement constructivism concepts. These concepts may require more time and less material to allow building up knowledge during a term. The solution may be the Internet, provided that strong interaction is obtained among students, teachers and whatever software used.
more » ... ver software used. A mixed environment combining virtual and on-site classes has been developed and used for sometime now. Students acceptance is generally quite good and often their academic achievements have increased significantly, mainly after an email conference system and more interactive web pages have become available. This paper presents some of the strategies and resources combining active and reflective techniques already implemented to enhance students learning.
doi:10.18260/1-2--11310 fatcat:vnmcfjavergprdvz2blqkexgga