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Requies, Jesús M.; Agirre, Ion; Barrio, V. Laura; Graells, Moisès – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2018
This work presents the assessment of the development and evolution of an active methodology (Project-Based Learning--PBL) implemented on the course "Unit Operations in Environmental Engineering", within the bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, with the purpose of decreasing the dropout rate in this course. After the initial…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Small Group Instruction, Engineering Education
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Iborra Urios, Montserrat; Ramírez Rangel, Eliana; Badia Córcoles, Jordi Hug; Bringué Tomàs, Roger; Tejero Salvador, Javier – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
This work is focused on the implementation, development, documentation, analysis, and assessment of the flipped classroom methodology, by means of the just-in-time teaching strategy, for a pilot group (1 out of 6) in the subject "Applied Computing" of both the Chemical and Materials Engineering Undergraduate Degrees of the University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning
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Olmedo-Torre, Noelia; Farrerons Vidal, Oscar – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
We present a strategy for the acquisition and assessment of autonomous learning conducted as part of the Graphic Expression in Engineering (GE) degree course during the first quarter at the Escola Universitària d'Enginyeria Tècnica Industrial de Barcelona (EUETIB). The strategy employed is the puzzle technique in the classroom and multiple-choice…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Independent Study, Foreign Countries, Puzzles
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Fabregat-Sanjuan, Albert; Pàmies-Vilà, Rosa; Ferrando Piera, Francesc; De la Flor López, Silvia – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
This paper presents a blended-learning strategy for improving the teaching method applied in the laboratory subject Manufacturing Technologies. The teaching method has been changed from a predominantly teacher-centred to an active learning system with a student-centred focus and e-learning activities. In face-to-face classes, a game-based learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Instructional Improvement
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Barris, Cristina; Torres, Lluís; Simon, Enric – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
This article presents the results of a case involving the application of project-based learning carried out with students in the Mechanical Engineering degree program at the University of Girona. The project, entitled "Design and construction of a wooden bridge", was conducted at the Polytechnic School in the third-year Structures…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries
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Marti, Enric; Gil, Debora; Gurguí, Antoni; Hernández-Sabaté, Aura; Rocarías, Jaume; Poveda, Ferran – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2015
This report presents the organisation of PBL (Project Based Learning) for a subject included in the IT engineering degree course. It is the result of 10 years of experience of the implantation and continuous improvement of the PBL class structure. The latest innovations include the experience of part-time monitoring with PBL groups using the Open…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Group Activities, Engineering Education
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Buj-Corral, Irene; Marco-Almagro, Lluís; Riba, Alex; Vivancos-Calvet, Joan; Tort-Martorell, Xavier – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2015
In the subject Project I in the second year of the Degree in Industrial Technology Engineering taught at the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona (ETSEIB), subgroups of 3-4 students within groups of 20 students develop a project along a semester. Results of 2 projects are presented related to manufacturing, measurement of parts and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Active Learning, Student Projects, Manufacturing
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Duarte, Abel J.; Malheiro, Benedita; Ribeiro, Cristina; Silva, Manuel F.; Ferreira, Paulo; Guedes, Pedro – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2015
The goal of this project, one of the proposals of the EPS@ISEP Spring 2014, was to develop an Aquaponics System. Over recent years Aquaponics systems have received increased attention since they contribute to reduce the strain on resources within 1st and 3rd world countries. Aquaponics is the combination of Hydroponics and Aquaculture, mimicking a…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Water, Electronics, Efficiency
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Domingo, Joan; Martinez, Herminio; Gomariz, Spartacus; Gámiz, Juan – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
Nowadays, the educational methodology known as "peer assessment" constitutes one of the pillars of formative assessment at the different levels of the educational system, particularly at the University level. In fact, in recent years, it has been increasingly used to enhance students' meaningful learning, as it is considered to be an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Peer Evaluation, Formative Evaluation
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Stappenbelt, Brad – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2013
Professional ethics instruction in engineering is commonly conducted by examining case studies in light of the code of conduct of a suitable professional body. Although graphical presentations of spectacular failures, sobering stories of the repercussions and the solid framework provided by the tenets of a code of ethics may leave a lasting…
Descriptors: Ethics, Engineering Education, Student Attitudes, Professional Identity
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Gras, Anna; Cañadas, Juan Carlos; Ginovart, Marta – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2013
This work addresses and aims to fulfill a very clear need in teaching biosystem engineering. When introducing students to the complexity of soil processes, one of the frustrations that teachers often experience is the impossibility to demonstrate practically, in the lab, some of the concepts and processes discussed in class. Either the experiments…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Engineering Education, Science Experiments, Soil Science
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Salas-Morera, Lorenzo; Arauzo-Azofra, Antonio; García-Hernández, Laura – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2012
This article deals with the integrated use of online quizzes as a teaching and assessment tool in the general program of the subject Proyectos in the third course of Ingeniero Técnico en Informática de Gestión over five consecutive years. The research undertaken aimed to test quizzes effectiveness on student performance when used, not only as an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Computer Assisted Testing, Academic Achievement
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Cobo, Adolfo; Conde, Olga Ma.; Quintela, Ma. Ángeles; Mirapéix, Jesús Ma.; López-Higuera, José Miguel – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2011
In this paper we propose adapting role-play teaching methodology to engineering studies. The role of a maintenance technician, a relevant job profile for engineering graduates is has chosen. The interaction is based on email exchange, with the instructor included in the simulation to help guide the activity and achieve learning objectives. In this…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Engineering Education