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  • Industrial Engineering Higher Education in the European Area (EHEA) 

    Marín Garcia, Juan Antonio; Lloret Mauri, Jaime (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-04)
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    Purpose: We present the state of the art of industrial engineering higher education in the European area and we describe the submitted works to the special issue “Rethinking Industrial Engineering Higher Education in the ...
  • Competencies and skills for future Industrial Engineers defined in Spanish degrees 

    Santandreu Mascarell, Cristina; Canós Darós, Lourdes; Pons Morera, Carlos (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-04)
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    Purpose: This paper has a double purpose. First, to analyze the competencies and skills proposed as ideals for an Industrial Engineering degree and identify them in the current study plans implemented in Spanish universities. ...
  • Active learning in Operations Management: interactive multimedia software for teaching JIT/Lean Production 

    Medina López, Carmen; Alfalla Luque, Rafaela; Arenas Márquez, Francisco (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-04)
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    Purpose: Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) can be a fundamental aid for the design of new teaching methods that better adapt to the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this context, this study ...
  • Different applications of concept maps in Higher Education 

    Bes Piá, Amparo; Blasco Tamarit, Encarna; Muñoz Portero, María José (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-04)
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    Purpose: The aim of this work is to show different applications of concept maps in higher education, concretely in qualifications of the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Design/methodology/approach: Different methodologies ...
  • Practical experience in teaching inventory management with Edublogs 

    Garcia Sabater, Julio J.; Vidal Carreras, Pilar I.; Santandreu Mascarell, Cristina; Perelló Marin, Mª Rosario (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-04)
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    Purpose: The aim of this paper is to analyze the utility of edublogs in teaching-learning process applied to postgraduate Courses. Particularly, it describes an experience carried out while delivering a Course offered to ...
  • Project-based learning used for teaching electrical installations and lighting installations in architecture 

    Martínez Anton, Alicia; Castilla Cabanes, Nuria; Pastor Villa, Rosa; Blanca Giménez, Vicente (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-04)
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    Purpose: This paper discusses the use of Project-Based Learning (PBL) in the subject "Acondicionamiento y Servicios 2", which is taught at the Escuela de Arquitectura at the UPV. Design/methodology/approach: Case ...
  • A freshmen mentoring program at the Universitat Politècnica de València over the period 2000-2010 

    Barrachina, Xavier; Conejero, J. Alberto; García Félix, Eloína (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-04)
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    Purpose: We quantify the dedication of mentors and mentees in a double-mentor program for freshmen. We also analyze the fulfillment of the expectations of all the participants and the utility of each mentor during the ...