Responding to changing demands in engineering education: PBL for distance and on-campus students

Brodie, Lyn and Porter, Mark (2005) Responding to changing demands in engineering education: PBL for distance and on-campus students. Engineering Education. ISSN 1750-0044

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In 2002 the Faculty of Engineering and Surveying at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Australia
introduced the first of four problem based learning courses into its programs. This was in response to changing
requirements of both the university and professional accreditation bodies to address the graduate attributes of
teamwork, problem solving, communication, and independent and life long learning skills within the faculty’s
This case study describes the methodology and implementation of the first of these courses and gives results from a longitudinal study that assesses student perceptions and results.

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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Date Deposited: 12 May 2010 03:52
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2015 02:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: problem based learning; engineering students; higher education research
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930102 Learner and Learning Processes

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