June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019
June 19, 2019
This evidence-based practice paper describes the development of a second-semester project-based learning course for freshmen in a college of science and engineering. The course grew from a collegiate effort to develop community and equip freshmen with the knowledge, experiences, and skills they need to be successful and remain engaged in science and engineering. It builds on a first-semester required course for all freshmen that addresses vital topics such as choosing a major, becoming engaged in activities, understanding diversity and developing a resume. The topic of this paper is a second semester, hands-on, project-based learning course that is designed to give freshmen the chance to explore their interests and experience the satisfaction of completing a challenging, self-driven team project.
Francis, L., & Orser, D. J., & Bazargan, K., & Mantell, S., & Feinberg, J. M., & Holmes, R. J. (2019, June), Engaging First-Year Students with a Hands-On Course using Student-Driven Projects Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Tampa, Florida. https://peer.asee.org/32718
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