Habitat for Humanity freshman design and build experience

  title={Habitat for Humanity freshman design and build experience},
  author={D. Rocheleau},
  journal={FIE '98. 28th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. Moving from 'Teacher-Centered' to 'Learner-Centered' Education. Conference Proceedings (Cat. No.98CH36214)},
  pages={488-492 vol.1}
  • D. Rocheleau
  • Published 1998 in
    FIE '98. 28th Annual Frontiers in Education…
The University of South Carolina has developed a new course that not only tackles the issue of retention from a student study skills point of view, but introduces the students to the world of engineering through a freshman design and build experience. The new course weaves together student success strategies, teamwork, and community service, by leading students through a Habitat for Humanity design project. The aim of the course is to excite freshman engineering students about the field of… CONTINUE READING