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ERIC Number: EJ791890
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-2395
Teaching Engineering Statistics with Technology, Group Learning, Contextual Projects, Simulation Models and Student Presentations
Romeu, Jorge Luis
Journal of Educational Technology Systems, v36 n3 p297-304 2007-2008
This article discusses our teaching approach in graduate level Engineering Statistics. It is based on the use of modern technology, learning groups, contextual projects, simulation models, and statistical and simulation software to entice student motivation. The use of technology to facilitate group projects and presentations, and to generate, model, and analyze data in practical engineering applications, is discussed. Class topics division, course objectives, classroom strategies, testing, and grading schemes, software tools used and results obtained are also presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A