Asee peer logo

Active Learning for Engineering/Technical Graphics Online Environments

Download Paper |

Collection

2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

San Antonio, Texas

Publication Date

June 10, 2012

Start Date

June 10, 2012

End Date

June 13, 2012

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Assessment in Graphics Education

Tagged Division

Engineering Design Graphics

Page Count

11

Page Numbers

25.128.1 - 25.128.11

Permanent URL

https://peer.asee.org/20888

Download Count

23

Request a correction

Paper Authors

biography

Alice Y. Scales North Carolina State University

visit author page

Alice Y. Scales is the Assistant Department Head of the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education at North Carolina State University. She has taught at NC State University since 1988. She has a B.S. in science education, a M.Ed. in industrial arts education, and an Ed.D. in occupational education.

visit author page

author page

Terri E. Varnado North Carolina State University

Download Paper |

Abstract

Active Learning for Engineering/Technical Graphics Online EnvironmentsThis paper will provide a brief history of traditional active learning and will also examine activelearning techniques that can be utilized for distance education. Some established online teachingand learning methods and strategies will also be discussed. Consideration of current online activelearning environments will follow. Hybrid courses have been taught since Fall 2007 at NorthCarolina State University in Technology, Engineering and Design Education. In light of thesecourses, there is an interest in ways to improve operative instruction in these courses. Thisreview of literature is the beginning step towards effective active learning strategies, processes,and procedures. The active learning strategies discussed will focus mainly on course content thatrelates to engineering/technical graphic courses in higher education settings.

ASEE holds the copyright on this document. It may be read by the public free of charge. Authors may archive their work on personal websites or in institutional repositories with the following citation: © 2012 American Society for Engineering Education. Other scholars may excerpt or quote from these materials with the same citation. When excerpting or quoting from Conference Proceedings, authors should, in addition to noting the ASEE copyright, list all the original authors and their institutions and name the host city of the conference. - Last updated April 1, 2015