An Evaluation Of Active Learning Strategies Applied To Engineering Mathematics

An Evaluation Of Active Learning Strategies Applied To Engineering Mathematics

C. McCartan, T. McNally, P. Hermon (2011).  An Evaluation Of Active Learning Strategies Applied To Engineering Mathematics . 10.

An engineering mathematics module has been developed and implemented to promote deeper learning using the CDIO methodology. It conforms to several CDIO Standards and also seeks to develop personal, interpersonal and professional skills through an active and interactive learning paradigm. This paper discusses the content, pedagogy and efficacy of the module in relation to student motivation, engagement and attainment over a three year period. It is shown that such an approach is successful in this regard. 

 

Authors (New): 
Charles McCartan
Tony McNally
J Paul Hermon
Pages: 
10
Affiliations: 
Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Keywords: 
Engineering Mathematics
active and interactive learning
computer assisted assessment (CAA)
computer aided learning (CAL)
web-based learning
virtual learning environment (VLE)
Helping Engineers Learn Mathematics (HELM)
Year: 
2011-01-01 00:00:00
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