The process of updating production engineering in an Australian regional university excellence in developing e-learning

Ku, H. (2011) The process of updating production engineering in an Australian regional university excellence in developing e-learning. In: 2011 International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS 2011) , 16-18 Mar 2011, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to share the processes in revitalizing the courseware of the course, MEC3204 Production Engineering coded as, in the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical) and Associate Degree in Engineering (Mechanical) programs offered by the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), a regional Australian University with excellence in developing e-learning [1]. The paper describes how the authors review the courseware of the course. The needs for the review are also explained. The lecture and tutorial schedule as well as the assessments of the course were also studied and revised. The authors also estimated the costs involved in reviewing the course. At the same time, the paper also predicts the benefits that will be offered to students and the community including employers who are going to employ USQ graduates. It is finally concluded that the review is worthwhile and the actual costs to the university are minimal.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit.
Depositing User: Dr Harry Ku
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2011 01:19
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:34
Uncontrolled Keywords: advanced manufacturing; industrial engineering; metrology; production engineering
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080606 Global Information Systems
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9303 Curriculum > 930302 Syllabus and Curriculum Development
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/18715

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