San Antonio, Texas
June 10, 2012
June 10, 2012
June 13, 2012
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An Evaluation of Teaching Methods used in Teaching Construction Project ManagementThe Higher Education sector in the United Kingdom is currently experiencing a proliferationof construction project management courses that offer training under various criteria,teaching styles and outcomes. However, the efficacy of such courses on the practice ofconstruction project management remains undetermined. Though, from the reviewedliterature, it has been suggested that a properly designed construction project managementcurriculum is essential and will not only result in well-prepared construction projectmanagement students but a competent project management workforce. The research aims toexplore student’s perceptions of the effectiveness of different teaching methods in helpingthem acquire professional construction project management skill. The study will exploreteaching techniques that are passive-like/active-like and their influence of developing thedesired project management skills. A combination of strategies will be used, namely surveyquestionnaire and interviews. The primary objectives of the study are: To identify whichteaching method(s) is/are more effective for promoting learning for construction projectmanagement students; To identify which teaching method(s) the students perceive as helpingthem learn most acquiring professional project management skills; To propose effectiveenhancements to teach construction project management at postgraduate level.
Ochieng, E. G., & Price, A. D., & Ruan, X., & Melaine, Y. (2012, June), An Evaluation of Teaching Methods used in Teaching Construction Project Management Paper presented at 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, Texas. https://peer.asee.org/20917
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