Salt Lake City, Utah
June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018
July 27, 2018
Community Engagement Division
Project-based learning, or experiential learning, has been proven effective in engineering education. How to find these projects, and how to integrate them in engineering courses, are a challenge. An example is used to demonstrate that community-based activities and resources are adequate for such purposes. The example is related to the learning trail project of the Ariel Foundation Park in Mount Vernon, Ohio. There is a need to verify the load capacity of an old truss bridge. Students in a Computer Aided Engineering class used this occasion to hone their ANSYS skills. Student feedback were very positive for such projects. It has been a service-learning experience for students and a win-win situation for everyone involved.
Che, D. C. (2018, June), Engagement in Practice: CAE Education via Service-Learning Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/30380
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