• Engineering
  • Published 2012

Engineering education: A tale of two paradigms

@inproceedings{Felder2012EngineeringEA,
  title={Engineering education: A tale of two paradigms},
  author={Richard M. Felder},
  year={2012}
}
Engineering education is in a turbulent period. Chronic industry complaints about skill defi- ciencies in engineering graduates, high attrition rates of engineering students with good academic performance records, the worldwide adoption of outcomes-based engineering program accreditation, and findings from both cognitive science and thousands of educational research studies showing serious deficiencies in traditional teaching methods have all provoked calls for changes in how engineering… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 49 CITATIONS

MAKING CONNECTIONS WITH CASE STUDIES: A STUDENT’S PERSPECTIVE

VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 20 REFERENCES

A whole new mind for a flat earth

R. M. Felder
  • Chem. Engr. Education 40(2), 96–97. <www.ncsu.edu/felder-public/Columns/Flatmind.pdf>.
  • 2006
VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Student ratings of teaching: Myths, facts, and good practices

R. M. Felder, R. Brent
  • Chem. Engr. Education
  • 2008
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

Cooperative learning

R. M. Felder, R. Brent
  • 2007
VIEW 1 EXCERPT

Cooperative learning, in Mabrouk, P.A., ed., Active Learning: Models from the Analytical Sciences, ACS Symposium Series 970

R. M. Felder, R. Brent
  • 2007
VIEW 1 EXCERPT