Case Studies in Engineering Education


Dr. Amin Chegenizadeh (Editor)¹
¹ Curtin University, Bentley, Australia

Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World

This book presents some important issues related to engineering education. Nowadays, the term of engineering education is widely used to address the importance of proper knowledge in the engineering profession. In academia and at the university level, the delivery of engineering topics has become more important than ever before. This book is comprised of five chapters that focus on different topics such as the creation of a bridge between academia and the engineering profession, assessment matters, feedback to learners, e-assessment, and collaborative capstone projects. The importance of e-assessment has become clearer during the pandemic as many academics and professional engineers are engaged in a variety of online assessments either for academic purposes or for industrial matters.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 : Insights into Engineering Education
1. What is Engineering Education?
2. What are the Requirements to Enter and Be Successful in the Engineering Education Field?
3. Different Types of Engineering
4. What is the Role of Engineering Education?
5. The Engineering Educational Philosophy
6. Engineering Education and Ethics
Chapter 2 : Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Engineering Education
1. Introduction
2. Assessment and Teaching
3. Case Studies on Teaching and Assessment in Engineering
4. Conclusions
Chapter 3 : The Impact of Feedback in Engineering Education
1. Introduction: Feedback Impact and Value
2. Feedback Purpose and Types
3. Feedback in Higher Education
4. What Makes Feedback More Effective (Case Studies)
5. Conclusion
Chapter 4: E-Assessment In Engineering Courses: Challenges For Reliable Assessment
1. Introduction
2. Challenges for Students
3. Challenges for Lecturers
4. Online Assessment Challenges
5. Improving Online Assessment
6. Conclusion
Chapter 5: Collaborative Capstone Project In Engineering Education
1. Introduction
2. Purpose of Capstone Design
3. Collaborative Capstone Project
4. Involvement of Industry
5. Stages of Capstone Design
6. Expected Skills
6.1 Attention to Detail
6.2 Collaboration and Interpersonal Skills
6.3 Leadership and Followership
6.4 Decision-Making
6.5 Communication
7. Conclusion

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