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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy

Apr 23, 2014 Volume 4, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. "Talking about Teaching 2013" (TaT’13)

    Teresa Restivo, José Marques & Alberto Cardoso, University of Porto

    p. 2

  2. Design, Implementation and Analysis of Learner-Centered Guided In-Service Programme for Technical Teacher Education

    Tiia Rüütmann & Hants Kipper, Tallinn University of Technology

    The design of learner-centered guided in-service program for technical teacher education has been launched at Estonian Centre for Engineering Pedagogy at Tallinn University of Technology. The aim... More

    pp. 4-9

  3. Involving Parents at Step One in the Freshman Engineering Experience

    Dan Budny, Cheryl Paul & Beth Newborg, University of Pittsburgh

    The transition from high school to college can be very difficult for many students. The authors believe that parents can advocate on behalf of their children by educating themselves on particular... More

    pp. 10-17

  4. A Blueprint for Success: A Model for Developing Engineering Education in the UK

    Melanie King & Peter Willmot, Loughborough University

    This paper details the emergence and development of the ‘Centre for Engineering and Design Education’ (CEDE) at Loughborough University, UK, and provides a blueprint for success. With ample... More

    pp. 18-22

  5. Linking experiments with the real world

    José Marques & Maria Restivo, IDMEC-Pólo FEUP, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto; Alberto Cardoso, Informatics Engineering Department, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra; Tiago Santos, University of Coimbra

    An interactive web application has been developed to provide a learning tool for soil mechanics students. Using digital video, html and javascript the interactive video provides some facts and... More

    pp. 23-27

  6. Practice-oriented Learning as a Way to Meet Employers’ Requirements to Graduates

    Alexander Chuchalin, Mikhail Minin & Natalia Vyuzhanina, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University

    The article considers the current state of engineering education in Europe in general and in Russia in particular in the light of the need to meet employers’ requirement to graduates, and the role ... More

    pp. 31-35

  7. The Student Conference: A Model of Authentic Assessment

    Teresa Larkin, American University

    In the global marketplace, the ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, is a skillset demanded by employers. Unfortunately, typical academic exercises that involve written and oral... More

    pp. 36-46

  8. Students’ Perceptions on Practical Problem Solving in Mathematics in E-environment

    Anda Zeidmane & Vita Duka, Latvia University of Agriculture

    Study process in mathematics faces two major problems. First, engineers do not apply directly the problem solving skills of higher mathematics. Second, studying higher mathematics, students get an ... More

    pp. 47-51

  9. Online Experimentation in Education and Training

    Maria Restivo, IDMEC-FEUP, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto; Alberto Cardoso, Department of Informatics Engineering of FCTUC, University of Coimbra

    The increasing use of emergent technologies in industry, medicine, research, training and education attests to the relevance of their integration in teaching/learning approaches. Online... More

    pp. 52-56