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7th International CONCEIVE DESIGN IMPLEMENT OPERATE Conference (CDIO2011)

Learning by Inquiry: A Method for Implementation of CDIO Principles
Author:Noemi Rozlosnik <noro@nanotech.dtu.dk> (DTU-Nanotech, Denmark)
Date: 2011-06-20     Track: Main     Session: 1
DOI:10.4122/1.1000054586

The “Learning by inquiry” is a self-directed learning method, which gives the responsibility of learning to the students, and force students to direct, constructive and critical thinking. It uses research based learning, which is also a tool for a real engineering. The presentation will show an example, how the method was implemented for teaching in a 3-weeks experimental course, how the constructive alignment was established, and how the CDIO concept was fulfilled.