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This Engagement in Practice paper describes the course sequence of a service-based engineering projects course that focuses on humanitarian projects for local clients. The course successfully incorporates both technical skills and professional skills goals, including building a set of hands-on engineering skills for prototyping and manufacturing and understanding the role of analysis in the design process as well as learning and practicing effective teamwork skills and understanding the importance of an ethical code for the practice of engineering. The authors reveal specific examples of client projects, lessons on how to pair students with clients, lessons learned after several offerings of the course, transferability to other settings, and opportunities for future improvements to the course. This course description adds to the growing base of available offerings for service-based, active learning courses.
Zarske, M. S., & Soltys, M. A., & Kracha, J. (2020, June), Engagement in Practice: Practicing Empathy in Engineering for the Community Course Paper presented at 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual On line . 10.18260/1-2--34537
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