Enabling effective engineering teams: a program for teaching interaction skills

@article{Seat1998EnablingEE,
  title={Enabling effective engineering teams: a program for teaching interaction skills},
  author={Elaine Seat and S. M. Lord},
  journal={FIE '98. 28th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. Moving from 'Teacher-Centered' to 'Learner-Centered' Education. Conference Proceedings (Cat. No.98CH36214)},
  year={1998},
  volume={1},
  pages={246-251 vol.1}
}
Working in teams is an integral part of modern engineering practice and education. However, successful team interaction depends on individuals possessing skills that allow them to communicate and interact with other people in adaptive and contributing styles. Simply putting people in teams does not teach them to work together effectively. A program for teaching interaction skills to engineers was developed at the University of Tennessee (USA) and has been expanded and used at the University of… CONTINUE READING
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