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7th International CONCEIVE DESIGN IMPLEMENT OPERATE Conference (CDIO2011)

Professional Practice and Design: Key Components in Curriculum Design
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Author:Jane Goodyer <j.goodyer@massey.ac.nz> (Massey University)
Date: 2011-06-20     Track: Main     Session: 1
DOI:10.4122/1.1000054686
DOI:10.4122/1.1000054687

A review of a curriculum redesign for a Bachelor of Engineering Honours programme. Large emphasis on how professional practice and solving complex engineering problems through group project work is integrated throughout all four years of the degree. In fact 25% of the degree is dedicated to this. The approach taken for all eight projects' context and the teaching and learning strategies are discussed.