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Ponencias en congresos:
Specific skills assessment learned by students of building engineering and technical architecture in topics relating to durability and control of concrete structures
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingeniería civil y arquitectura
the contents included in the curriculum, make the student, after graduation, unable to develop the skills already acquired and evaluated in the disciplines of the first courses. From the Group of Educational Innovation at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) "Teaching of Structural Concrete" (GIEHE) we have conducted a study in which are valued specific skills acquired by students after the first courses of career. We have worked with students from UPM fourth-year career and with Technical Architecture students who have completed their studies and also have completed the Adaptation Course of Technical Architecture to the Building Engineer. The work is part of the Educational Innovation Project funded by the UPM "Integration of training and assessment of generic and specific skills in structural concrete" We have evaluated specific skills learned in the areas of durability and control of structural concrete structures. The results show that overall, students are not able to fully develop the skills already acquired earlier, even being these essential to their professional development. Possibly, the large amount of content taught in these degrees together with a teaching and assessment of "flat profile", ie, which are presented and evaluated with the same intensity as the fundamental and the accessory, are causes enough to cause these results.
Nombre congreso
4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
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Lugar del congreso
Barcelona, Spain
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Título de las actas
EDULEARN12 Proceedings
Esta actividad pertenece a memorias de investigación
  • Autor: Alfonso Cobo Escamilla (UPM)
  • Autor: M. de las Nieves Gonzalez Garcia (UPM)
  • Autor: Maria Esther Moreno Fernandez (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Patología de estructuras, protecciones colectivas y medios auxiliares de edificación.
  • Departamento: Construcciones Arquitectónicas y su Control
  • Departamento: Tecnología de la Edificación
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