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Title: Developing an understanding of the design process to promote creative problem identification and problem-solving
Authors: Willis, Liz
Keywords: Professional practice
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: © Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre, Loughborough University
Abstract: This case study has been developed as part of the Engineering Subject Centre Teaching Awards 2005-2006, from data gathered through a demonstration of the teaching and learning materials available, interviews with the tutor and a student focus group. The report examines how students engage with ‘The Design Process’, part of the first year undergraduate Professional Practice module for all civil engineering and construction students within the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering at the University of Manchester. Seven workshops are delivered during Semester 2 aimed at giving students an understanding of the design process.
Description: If reproducing this work please include the following attribution statement: ‘This Teaching Award 2006 Case Study was written by Elizabeth Willis for the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre, Loughborough University. Copyright © 2006.’
Tutor in study: Anna Hiley, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, the University of Manchester
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/8661
Appears in Collections:Teaching Award Case Studies (HEA Engineering Subject Centre)

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