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Siengsanoh, Boonyakorn – rEFLections, 2021
Acquiring collocations is widely considered to be essential in language learning. The question arises, however, as to what collocations merit students' and teachers' attention in ESP classes at a tertiary level. Thus, this corpus-based study aims to systematically develop an academic collocation list for undergraduate mechanical engineering…
Descriptors: Phrase Structure, Word Lists, Engineering Education, English for Academic Purposes
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Gurel, Eda; Madanoglu, Melih; Altinay, Levent – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: This longitudinal study assesses whether higher education has the same impact on the entrepreneurial intentions of women and men with regard to their propensity to risk-taking in particular. Design/methodology/approach: A self-administrated survey instrument was used to collect data from students studying business and engineering at five…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Risk, Entrepreneurship, Intention
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Du, Bing; Chai, Yuke; Huangfu, Wei; Zhou, Rongjuan; Ning, Huansheng – Education Sciences, 2021
To address the problem of a serious Internet of Things (IoT) talent shortage, the Chinese government is encouraging universities and institutions to establish a major in IoT Engineering to train high-level IoT talent. Since 2011, 700 Chinese universities and institutions have established IoT Engineering undergraduate programs. We surveyed the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Internet
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Mosquera Feijóo, Juan Carlos; Suárez, Fernando; Chiyón, Isabel; Alberti, Marcos García – Education Sciences, 2021
The classroom closure during the first semester of 2020 entailed decisive changes in higher education. Universities have become more digital in both the availability of e-resources and pervasive devices and how students communicate with lecturers and classmates. Learners adapted their study habits with a growing role of self-paced, internet-based…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Higher Education
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Kok, Petrus Jacobus – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2021
Over several years, first-year pre-service education students regularly experienced difficulty with engineering graphics activities. Research has already established that these activities require the use of well-developed spatial visualisation which is, for the most part, determined by a persons' spatial experience. The importance of this study…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, College Freshmen, Late Adolescents, Correlation
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Das, Dillip Kumar – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2021
Attainment of competency is crucial for civil engineering students to solve socio-economic and environmental challenges and contribute to the development of a sustainable society by using engineering principles. Consequently, competency has become the measure of engineering graduates for which deep learning is essential. Constructive alignment has…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Civil Engineering, Alignment (Education)
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Nikolic, Sasha; Suesse, Thomas; Jovanovic, Kosta; Stanisavljevic, Zarko – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2021
Contribution: This article provides evidence that perceived learning has a relationship and influences the way students evaluate laboratory experiments, facilities, and demonstrators. Background: Debate continues on the capability and/or reliability of students to evaluate teaching and/or learning. Understanding such relationships can help…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response)
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Scott-Monkhouse, Anila R.; Tal, Michal; Yelenevskaya, Maria – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2021
This paper describes a joint programme developed in 2018 by the University of Parma Language Centre (Italy) and the Humanities and Arts Department of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. The aim of the project was to involve students of English for General Academic Purposes in delivering presentations to an unfamiliar foreign audience on a…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Program Descriptions, English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning
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Kadmiry, Mariam – Arab World English Journal, 2021
Writing is an important language skill, and learning to write is not an easy endeavour, especially for English as a foreign language (EFL) students. An effective EFL writing instruction, therefore, plays a significant role in helping EFL students deal with writing problems efficiently and approach writing tasks effectively. Based on this premise,…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Process Approach (Writing), Persuasive Discourse
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Ali, Holi Ibrahim Holi – Arab World English Journal, 2021
Using English to teach and learn academic subjects in higher education (HE) across the globe is increasing in popularity. The overarching aim of this study is to examine the impact of English-medium instruction (EMI) on Omani engineering students' academic performance and their studies in an English-medium engineering programme in Oman. This paper…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Engineering Education, College Students, College Faculty
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He, Yaqin; Zhang, Weiran; Yan, Jiaolan – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2021
A scientific curriculum system is of vital importance for an institution's professional accreditation. This paper seeks to improve the previous College English curriculum by resolving certain recalcitrant problems impeding both teaching and learning; furthermore, it takes into account the demands of international society. By embracing an…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, College Curriculum, English, Engineering Education
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Hartmann, Andreas; Gommer, Lisa – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2021
The popularity of games as educational tools has steadily increased and is mainly explained by the motivational power that is ascribed to games in general. The research investigates the role of different motivational forms in educational gaming and the influence of game and teaching context on the students' motivation to involve in game play.…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Game Based Learning, Engineering Education, Educational Games
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Varagnolo, Damiano; Knorn, Steffi; Staffas, Kjell; Fjällström, Eva; Wrigstad, Tobias – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2021
In this paper, we propose a method to analyse the coherence of existing curricula at higher education institution. We focus our attention to engineering programmes at universities but the proposed method is by no means restricted to those cases. In contrast to other known methods, our approach is quantitative, decentralised, and asynchronous and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, College Curriculum, Engineering Education
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Hernandez, Joel; Niyazov, Rafael; Tesfagiorgis, Kibrewossen – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2021
This article describes the use and advantages of the MATLAB-based program ReshmoBeam, developed to perform beam analysis, as it is done in statics courses of engineering curricula. An important goal of the article is to facilitate the dissemination of the program among faculty teaching these courses. The program is offered free to interested…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Engineering Education, Structural Elements (Construction), Mechanics (Physics)
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Gutiérrez Ortiz, Francisco Javier; Fitzpatrick, John J.; Byrne, Edmond P. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2021
The engineering graduate of today will engage in a career which will span the middle of the twenty-first century, and beyond. They will work in a world which is increasingly more complex and uncertain than at any time before. This will require an integrated combination of technical knowledge and transferable skills and values, to a greater extent…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Chemical Engineering, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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