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Integral framework to drive engineering education beyond technical skills
Año:2014
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingenierías,
  • Educación
Datos
Descripción
Basic engineering skills are not the only key to professional development, particularly as engineering problems are everyday more and more complex and multifaceted, hence requiring the implementation of larger multidisciplinary teams, in many cases working in an international context and in a continuously evolving environment. Therefore other outcomes, sometimes referred to as professional skills, are also necessary for our students, as most universities are already aware. In this study we try to methodically analyze the main strategies for the promotion of professional skills, mainly linked to actuations which directly affect students or teachers (and teaching methodologies) and which take advantage of the environment and available resources. From an initial list of 51 strategies (in essence aimed at promotion of different drivers of change, linked to students, teachers, environment and resources), we focus on the 11 drivers of change considered more important after an initial evaluation. Subsequently, a systematic analysis of the typical problems linked to these main drivers of change, enables us to find and formulate 12 major and usually repeated and unsolved problems. After selecting these typical problems, we put forward 25 different solutions, for short-term actuation, and discuss their effects, while bearing in mind our team?s experience, together with the information from the studies carried out by numerous teaching staff from other universities.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
International Journal of Engineering Education
ISSN
0949-149X
Factor de impacto JCR
0,36
Información de impacto
Volumen
30
DOI
Número de revista
Desde la página
1697
Hasta la página
1707
Mes
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Participantes
  • Autor: Araceli Hernandez Bayo (UPM)
  • Autor: Isabel Ortiz Marcos (UPM)
  • Autor: Antonio Maria Carretero Diaz (UPM)
  • Autor: María del Mar de la Fuente
  • Autor: Julio Lumbreras Martin (UPM)
  • Autor: María Luisa Martínez
  • Autor: Vicente Riveira
  • Autor: Manuel Rodríguez
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  • Creador: Departamento: Automática, Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica e Informática Industrial
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