Developing Across the Curriculum Examples to Use in the Construction Classroom

Philip Dunn
2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
This paper presents an across the curriculum case study used at the University of Maine within some of the core courses of the Construction Management Technology program. Exercises have been developed using this case study as the reference project. Students are first introduced to the project as sophomores and refer to the project in select exercises in courses through and including in their senior year. The consistency in using a familiar project helps students grasp construction concepts
more » ... ction concepts within the context of a working project. Use of this project also illustrates to inexperienced students how varied curriculum courses are all intertwined within the context of a project. Though this paper is anecdotal in development, it offers a framework in which others can create similar dynamic case histories to apply to their unique courses within their own programs. This case history is supported through our university's facility management office, tenants of the existing facility, and faculty dedicated to implementing examples around the case history.
doi:10.18260/1-2--19404 fatcat:kcdlwl25pvcujabt2heppk3z54