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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy

Nov 24, 2017 Volume 7, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. EDUCON 2017 Highlights by iJEP

    Matthias Utesch, TU München

    The theme of IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference EDUCON 2017 was "Challenging the Transition from the Classic to the Emerging in the Engineering Education". The event was held in Athens,... More

    pp. 4-6

  2. Programming Basics for Beginners. Experience of the Institute of Informatics at Tallinn University of Technology

    Olga Mironova, Tallinn University of Technology; Irina Amitan & Jüri Vilipõld

    The present paper demonstrates the teaching approach in programming basics course for novices: schoolchildren of different ages and schoolteachers. This programming course was developed at the... More

    pp. 7-18

  3. Flipping The Classroom to Increase Students’ Engagement and Interaction in a Mechanical Engineering Course on Machine Design

    John Kanelopoulos, Kyparisia Papanikolaou & Pavlos Zalimidis, School of Pedagogical and Technological Education, Athens, Greece

    This paper focuses on engaging students in engineering education and provides a case study to exemplify one way of doing this proposing wikis as the main technology for delivering the content and... More

    pp. 19-34

  4. Developing a Test for Assessing Incoming Students’ Cognitive Competences

    Veronika Thurner, Daniela Zehetmeier, Sabine Hammer & Axel Böttcher, University of Applied Sciences Munich Lothstr. 64 D-80335 Munich

    Every year, a few weeks after new freshmen students started on their course of studies in Computer Science, many lecturers complain that some of their students are ill-equipped with those... More

    pp. 35-50

  5. Motivation of Engineering Students Participating in Multinational Design Projects – Comparison Based on Gender and Class Status

    Jorge Rodriguez, Western Michigan University; Ivan Esparragoza, The Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine

    There have been different active-learning initiatives introduced in academia to provide engineering students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude to be competitive in the global market... More

    pp. 78-90

  6. Preparation of Engineering Students for Capstone Design Experience through a Microprocessors Course

    Mohammed El-Abd, American University of Kuwait

    This paper presents the outcomes of a developed methodology to handle the project component in a higher-level undergraduate course. The approach relies on providing the students the freedom to... More

    pp. 91-101

  7. The Effect of an Open-Ended Design Experience on Student Achievement in an Engineering Laboratory Course

    Matthew Cullin, Getu Hailu, Matthew Kupilik & Todd Petersen, University of Alaska Anchorage

    This study explores the effect of incorporating an Open-Ended Design Experience (OEDE) into an undergraduate materials science laboratory taken by third-year mechanical engineering students. The... More

    pp. 102-116