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Curriculum Development Via Segmented Courses

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Conference

1998 Annual Conference

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Seattle, Washington

Publication Date

June 28, 1998

Start Date

June 28, 1998

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July 1, 1998

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2153-5965

Page Count

5

Page Numbers

3.180.1 - 3.180.5

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https://peer.asee.org/7007

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W. Wood

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M. Becker

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L. Meekisho

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J. F. Holmes

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Session 1664

Curriculum Development via Segmented Courses

M. Becker, J. F. Holmes, L. Meekisho, W. Wood Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology

Courses in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the Oregon Graduate Institute have been divided into segments for separate credit delivered over portions of a term. This segmentation facilitates curriculum development around basic and generic subjects. It also reduces the effort associated with developing new courses, and makes education more cost effective through reduction of the duplication of course material. This is especially true for graduate subjects, where enrollments typically are relatively low, but also applies to undergraduate study in specialized areas. The segmentation has made it possible, with the assistance of support from the National Science Foundation, to introduce specialized segments in MSE, like Heat Transfer in Materials Processing, to introduce segmentation into courses in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and has facilitated efficient joint development with ECE of a new master's program in electronic packaging.

Wood, W., & Becker, M., & Meekisho, L., & Holmes, J. F. (1998, June), Curriculum Development Via Segmented Courses Paper presented at 1998 Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington. https://peer.asee.org/7007

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