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Implementation Of A Web Based Curriculum In Architectural Engineering Technology

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2005 Annual Conference

Location

Portland, Oregon

Publication Date

June 12, 2005

Start Date

June 12, 2005

End Date

June 15, 2005

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Architectural Engineering Education II

Page Count

14

Page Numbers

10.720.1 - 10.720.14

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https://peer.asee.org/14885

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Don Bury

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Bruce Mutter

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Implementation of a Web-Based Curriculum in Architectural Engineering Technology Bluefield State College Center for Applied Research and Technology

Donald G. Bury, AIA, Bruce V. Mutter dbury@bluefieldstate.edu bmutter@bluefieldstate.edu

1. Abstract

This paper highlights continuing work within the Bluefield State College (BSC) Center for Applied Research and Technology (CART), to deliver our web-based baccalaureate degree program in Architectural Engineering Technology (ARET). Capitalizing on the initial success of our previous web-based courses for the School of Engineering Technology and Computer Science (SETCS), we continue to increase the number and improve the quality of course offerings. A primary goal of the program is to provide an on-line curriculum that remains TAC-ABET accredited by conforming to TAC-ABET requirements to ensure the quality of the on-line ARET courses. Development, applications, and testing of our course delivery method are addressed. The curriculum has been designed to operate in our own interactive web-based environment for submission of coursework; concept diagrams, drawings, reports, assorted forms, and programming. Project submissions will be uploaded through our own CART Course Management System (CMS) for review, grading, and posted to the CMS for the student to review. Students provide feedback evaluation visible to the Dean and campus assessment office via password, and the lessons learned from data become part of the continuous improvement plan for the ARET program.

2. Introduction

Implementation of a Web Curriculum in Architectural Engineering Technology(ARET) at Bluefield State College (BSC) will strengthen our capacity to continually improve the quality of undergraduate education for students seeking careers and graduate study in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) professions. Implementation of our comprehensive technology-based approach will directly improve student opportunities to gain access to high quality teaching and learning environments, while increasing both the number and diversity of underrepresented students, women, and region bound students and persons with disabilities seeking meaningful participation and leadership roles in the AEC professions. Web-based strategies provide the most cost-effective mechanisms for BSC to transcend regional bounds and engage in a more global approach to better prepare engineering technologists for modern workplace literacy and cultural awareness. Based on the implementation plan that follows, we will seek funding for the project that will accomplish these goals by implementing activities meeting the following objectives: (1) continually improve our ARET program through thoughtful course development, assessed content revisions, and web enhancement while ensuring quality through TAC of ABET accreditation; (2) increase support for our undergraduate students by Proceedings of the 2005 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition Copyright © 2005, American Society of Engineering Education

Bury, D., & Mutter, B. (2005, June), Implementation Of A Web Based Curriculum In Architectural Engineering Technology Paper presented at 2005 Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon. https://peer.asee.org/14885

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