June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019
June 19, 2019
Most engineering courses involve problem solving, and solving problems requires the development of several types of knowledge and skills. From course to course, the kinds of problems that are solved and the specific knowledge and skills required can be very different. But across a wide range of courses we can define categories of knowledge and skills that are required for solving most problems. By referring to these categories while teaching, studying and practicing, we can develop a framework for learning. This framework provides a location and a structure for storing important knowledge, making it easier to recall.
In this paper, the Seven C’s and the roles they play in problem solving will be defined in greater detail. Suggestions will be provided to instructors and students regarding how to make use of these ideas to increase understanding and skills.
Averill, R. (2019, June), Board 96: The Seven C’s of Solving Engineering Problems Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Tampa, Florida. 10.18260/1-2--32470
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