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Basir, Noordin; Lian, Oh Chai; Salmizi, Ja'afar Muhd; Shaharin, Hamid – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2019
Outcome-Based Education (OBE) implementation is one of the qualifying requirements for engineering programme accreditation in Malaysia. Implementation of the OBE in Integrated Design Project (IDP) is essential in producing high quality engineering graduates that are able to meet the challenges especially in the era of Industry 4.0 in Malaysia. IDP…
Descriptors: Outcome Based Education, Engineering Education, Active Learning, Student Projects
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Abushammala, Mohammed F.M. – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2019
Teaching Project Management module to undergraduate students is important and has been globally considered in multiple academic disciplines by many higher institutions. Students in undergraduate level encounter difficulty in understanding the topic of project management since there have no prior knowledge before the course. This paper aimed to…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Program Administration, Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education
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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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Torres, Judit Taberna; García-Planas, María Isabel; Domínguez-García, Santiago – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2016
The use of e-portfolio becomes a standard tool when it comes to learning and student's assessment. This is due to the teachers need for enhancing their students' autonomy. The use of e-portfolio helps students to focus on their own learning process. Lectures should not be limited only to classes, but must foster active learning, and in this…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Portfolio Assessment, Algebra
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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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Grande, Francisco José Suñé; Witt, Hans Jörg; Avalos, Josep Bonet – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2015
The Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Química has a long tradition in the deployment of social competencies in engineering curricula through Integrated Projects (IP) carried out in structured teams. Social competencies are taught and practiced during the development of the IPs. We conceptually introduce a methodology for a 360 degrees…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chemical Engineering, Interpersonal Competence, Student Evaluation
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Iborra Urios, Montserrat; Ramirez Rangel, Eliana; Bringué Tomàs, Roger; Tejero Salvador, Javier; Cunill García, Fidel; Fité Piquer, Carles – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2015
To fulfill the European Higher Education context in the subject of the Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Degree of University of Barcelona named "Chemical Engineering Experimentation II" team work, written and oral communication generic skills were developed and assessed by means of rubrics. In order to appraise the methodological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Basic Skills, Skill Development
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Miñano, Rafael; Aller, Celia Fernández; Anguera, Áurea; Portillo, Eloy – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2015
This paper describes the experience of introducing ethical, social and environmental issues in undergraduate ICT engineering degrees at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. The experience before the Bologna Process was concentrated on developing elective courses related mainly on the field of the International Development Cooperation. The…
Descriptors: Ethics, Engineering Education, Information Technology, Higher Education
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Zamora Cervantes, Alberto; Carrión Ribas, Carme; Cordón Granados, Ferran; Galí Pla, Bibiana; Balló Peña, Elisabet; Quesada Sabate, Miquel; Grau Martin, Armand; Castro Guardiola, Antoni; Torrent Goñi, Silvia; Vargas Vila, Susanna; Vilert Garrofa, Esther; Subirats Bayego, Enric; Coll de Tuero, Gabriel; Muñoz Ortiz, Laura; Cerezo Goyeneche, Carlos; Torán Monserrat, Pere – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2014
Traditional learning and assessment systems are overwhelmed when it comes to addressing the complex and multi-dimensional problems of clinical communication and professional practice. This paper shows results of a training program in clinical communication under Problem Based Learning (PBL) methodology and correlation between student…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Undergraduate Students, Problem Based Learning, Correlation
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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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Jordi Nebot, Lluïsa; Pàmies-Vilà, Rosa; Català Calderon, Pau; Puig-Ortiz, Joan – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2013
This article examines new tutoring evaluation methods to be adopted in the course, Machine Theory, in the Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona (ETSEIB, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya). These new methods have been developed in order to facilitate teaching staff work and include students in the evaluation process.…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Small Group Instruction, Program Descriptions, Tutoring
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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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Ortiz València, Héctor; García Carrillo, Águeda; González Benítez, Margarita – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2012
An individual's social style is determined by behavioral patterns in the interactions with their peers. Some studies suggest that social style may influence the way in which an individual's performance is evaluated. We studied the effects that speakers' and evaluators' social styles have on the marks given for end-of-term presentations in a…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Behavior Problems, Masters Programs, Graduate Students
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Anguís Climent, Diego – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2012
Now more than ever, the social demands on the University require huge amounts of creativity to respond to the socio-economic context of today's society. Creativity is an ability that requires teamwork as a framework for discussion of the particular ideas of its members, and a scenario for the development of necessary attitudes of tolerance. The…
Descriptors: Creativity, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students