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  • Transformative learning – in action 

    Christie, Michael (2009)
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  • Ngos autonomous learning promotion supported by an engineering practical and participatory methodology: AEI Foundation1 case 

    Díaz Ramírez, Julia Helena; Montoya Rodríguez, Carolina (2009)
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    This article presents the experience and results obtained through a participatory construction process of autonomous learning in the AEI Foundation, a Colombian environmental NGO. The foundation interest was to have an ...
  • How to evaluate the change from linear thinking to systems thinking for industrial engineering students? 

    Perdomo, Deyanira; Osorio Quinceno, Mariluz (2009)
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    This paper aims to present a strategy evolution heads to build the ability of system thinking of industrial engineering students. The initial strategy starts with a pilot test, which provides tools to observe students’ ...
  • A model of active and significative learning in the resolution of problems 

    Zanol Sauer, Laurete; Soares, Eliana M. S.; Lima, Isolda G. de (2009)
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    In this paper we present a description and analysis of an activity held in the Mathematics courses in Engineering at the Universidade de Caxias do Sul. The research was planned taking into account requirements for the ...
  • A calculus course with interactive support on Moodle 

    Estela Carbonell, M. Rosa; Saà Seoane, Joel (2009)
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    We are offering a course on Calculus. The contents of this course are adapted to the contents of a Calculus subject in any Engineering high degree or scientific Bachelor. But there is something that makes this course ...
  • Activating teaching methods, studying responses and learning 

    Christensen, Hans Peter; Vigild, Martin E.; Thomsen, Erik; Szabo, Peter; Horsewell, Andy (2009)
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    Students’ study strategies when exposed to activating teaching methods are measured, analysed and compared to study strategies in more traditional lecture-based teaching. The resulting learning outcome is discussed.
  • Active learning and autonomous learning: an educational experience 

    Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Gómez Soberón, M. Consolació; Gómez Soberón, Alberto (2009)
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    The obtained experience in the active and the autonomous learning tasks execution in the teaching of the subject: Reinforced Concrete Structures and Devices Construction, of the career of Technical Architecture by the ...
  • Improving teamwork abilities across cultural differences: Belbin group role theory applied 

    Godskesen, Mirjam (2009)
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    The Belbin method has been applied at the education in Arctic Technology in Greenland as a way of improving the student s teamwork abilities. The feedback from the students is that Belbin is a meaningful and relevant ...
  • Lessons in groups ("LIG"): an original active way to study lessons 

    Baudy, Pierre; Rabut, Christophe (2009)
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    We present here research for deriving a collaborative learning situation which is not base don a Project or problem. The method mainly consists in working in small teams (4 or 5 students) in order to debate on a lesson ...
  • Teamwork assessment in order to promote engineering students innovative attitude 

    Hernández, José Tiberio; Ramírez, María Catalina; Carvajal, Javier Alejandro (2009)
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    This paper presents an outline of the evaluation of the active learning taking place in an engineering course1 in the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. The course intends to contribute to the development of the innovative ...
  • Substitute your lectures by cooperative problem-based learning (PBL) sessions 

    Sánchez Robert, Francesc Josep (2009)
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    This paper shows examples of assignments, which have been redesigned in order to centre teaching in the student‘s learning, which is one of the requisites of the EHEA. Our approach has been to teach content through the ...
  • Experiences on emotion-based techniques aimed at enhancing the performance of the learning process 

    Gómez, Carles (2009)
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    According to numerous works, the performance of the learning process depend s on the emotions of the students. In my opinion, it is particularly interesting to consider the role of emotions in learning in areas where ...
  • Is engagement with a purpose the essence of active learning? 

    Álvarez Mesa, Mauricio (2009)
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    In the 2009 edition of the conference on “Active Learning in Engineering Education”, there were several and fruitful discussions within a small workgroup about the essence of active learning. At the end we came with an ...
  • Teamwork assessment in order to promote engineering students’ innovative attitude 

    Hernández, José Tiberio; Ramírez, María Catalina; Carvajal, Javier Alejandro (2009)
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    This paper presents an outline of the evaluation of the active learning taking place in an engineering course in the Universidad de los Andes in Colombia. The course intends to contribute to the development of the innovative ...
  • Widening the perception of engineering within society 

    Fabregat Fillet, Jaume; Ros Ferré, Rosa Maria (2009)
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    In general, our society has no real views on or has an inappropriate idea about what engineering means. Everything related to pollution, bad usage of natural resources and human endeavours is connected to engineering. ...
  • Diagnosis of teaching conceptions of engineering faculty at the Universidade de Caxias do Sul 

    Booth, Ivete Ana Schmitz; Villas-Boas, Valquíria (2009)
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    In order to diagnose the teaching conceptions of engineering faculty at the Universidade de Caxias do Sul, 17 engineering faculty were interviewed. The results indicate serious deficiencies in the scientific and pedagogical ...
  • Defying some difficulties of the assessment of several generic competences 

    Fabregat Fillet, Jaume; Lleixà, Teresa; Tierno, Juan Maria (2009)
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    A reference to concepts, procedures and attitudes and also to acquisition of capacities was frequent when people were interchanging opinions about the aspects that could be evaluated in a university-level student. Now, ...
  • TXT as a vehicle for service learning 

    Farreras Esclusa, Montserrat; Franquesa, David; López Álvarez, David (2009)
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    Service-learning is a method of teaching, learning and reflecting that combines academic classroom curriculum with meaningful service throughout the community. As a teaching methodology, it falls under the philosophy of ...
  • Student-tutor for a PBL module: making the experience relevant for a future engineer 

    Romano, Christophe; Hernandez, Anne; Bourret, Bernard (2009)
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    During their first week of engineering studies at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées Toulouse, France, 300 first year students are introduced to Project/problem Based Learning thanks to an introductory module ...
  • Active learning in learning communities: toward an autonomous and shared learning 

    Parada, Natalia; Gutierrez, Angel (2009)
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    Starting with our work on organizational redesign in different Colombian organizations, we have advanced in the concepts of Learning Communities, Shared and Permanent Learning, Flexible Organizational Structure, Participative ...
  • Active learning strategies applied to experimental research works conducted by foreign students in food engineering studies 

    Achaerandio Puente, María Isabel; Carbó Moliner, Rosa (2009)
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    Foreign students that come for a short stay usually need a cultural adaptation process due mainly to lacks in language skills and cultural differences. These facts involve that some alternative methods have to be developed ...
  • Teaching with emerging experience: to develop leadership and innovation skills 

    Dagot, Dimitri; Delle-Vedove, Serge; Roullet, Luc; Pasquet, Nicolas; Gillet, Michel; Pareau, Dominique (2009)
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    This paper is based on a hands-on session proposed at ALE 2009 Conference (Active Learning for Engineering Education). It presents a teaching practice used at Ecole Centrale Paris (ECP) to foster engineering students’ ...
  • Defying some difficulties of the assessment of several generic competences 

    Fabregat Fillet, Jaume; Lleixà Arribas, Teresa; Martínez, F.; Tierno, Juana Maria (2009)
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    A reference to concepts, procedures and attitudes and also to acquisition of capacities was frequent when people were interchanging opinions about the aspects that could be evaluated in a university-level student. Now, ...
  • The debate between the students: element of learning knowledge and skills 

    Almajano Pablos, María Pilar; Bou Serra, Jordi; Corral Manuel de Villena, Ignacio de; Domingo Peña, Joan (2009)
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    The debate, between different participants, in that there are requested those who they compete for a working place that they defend an idea. There is valued his (her) capacity of persuasion, his (her) fluency of speech, ...
  • Protocol and material for the introduction to the laboratory experimentation 

    Ferreres Soler, Enriqueta; Conangla Triviño, Laura; Mercadé, Joan M.; Jorge Sánchez, Juan (2009)
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    Introducing students in the world of the experimentation has always been a complicated task, since the students are not familiar with the new work place. They have to handle different measuring devices, interiorize the ...
  • Tintin in the land of PBL 

    Raucent, Benoît; Hernandez, Anne (2009)
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    In PBL, the quality of the problem-situation has the greatest impact on group work and the investment and motivation of the students in the group. A very important aspect of the situation is that it comforts one’s own ...
  • Making a virtual learning environment for non-assisted physics laboratory 

    Jorge Sánchez, Juan; Mercadé Capellades, Juan María; Conangla Triviño, Laura; Ferreres Soler, Enriqueta (2009)
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    The Physics laboratory is usually the main place where our students of engineering approach to the physical daily reality, from the technological and the scientific point of view, through experiments and motivating ...
  • Implementing active learning: a challenge to teachers and students in higher education 

    Saalman, Elisabeth (2009)
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    Higher education is in a process of changing conditions. Many of these changes concerns teaching and learning and the challenges both teachers and students need to be able to meet in the near future. This paper deals with ...
  • What does it take to adopt portafolio practices?: the student perspective 

    Bonada Cruells, Eduard; Sala, Dolors (2009)
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    The objective of a research training process, from the learning perspective, is to acquire a set of basic competences that translate into a high level of professional and technical maturity. The use of a portfolio as a ...
  • Defining, profiling and accommodating learning diversity in an international PBL-environment 

    Lindsay Alcock, Gordon; Blyt, Henrik (2009)
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    This paper investigates the wide diversity of learning experience, values and expectations of both students and lecturers in an international PBL environment. The results are based on 24 PBL- related learning parameters ...