Asee peer logo

Integrating Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Teaching Project Scheduling and Control

Download Paper |

Conference

2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

San Antonio, Texas

Publication Date

June 10, 2012

Start Date

June 10, 2012

End Date

June 13, 2012

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Tagged Division

Construction

Page Count

8

Page Numbers

25.794.1 - 25.794.8

DOI

10.18260/1-2--21551

Permanent URL

https://peer.asee.org/21551

Download Count

402

Request a correction

Paper Authors

biography

Zhili (Jerry) Gao North Dakota State University

visit author page

Zhili (Jerry) Gao is Assistant Professor, Department of Construction Management and Engineering, North Dakota State University, Dept 2475, P.O. Box 6050/Fargo, ND 58108; Email: Jerry.Gao@ndsu.edu.

visit author page

biography

Charles McIntyre North Dakota State University

visit author page

Charles McIntyre is an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Construction Management and Engineering at North Dakota State University. He received his Ph.D. from Penn State and is an active member of ASEE at the national and sectional levels. As an ASEE Campus Rep., he has received numerous awards. He is the recipient of the Robert Odney Excellence in Teaching Award and the Peltier Award for Innovative Teaching at NDSU.

visit author page

biography

Zhi Ge Shandong University

visit author page

17923 Jingshi Road, Jinan, Shandong 250061, China

visit author page

Download Paper |

Abstract

Integrating Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Teaching Project Scheduling and ControlAbstractStudents in construction management and engineering classes often comment currentteaching doesn’t always follow the new technologies that are used in the constructionindustry. Obviously Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been used in theconstruction management in the field; therefore, adopting BIM to current teaching isurgent and useful. However, changing technology in class requires lots of efforts andmight not be immediately possible for all instructors. This paper reports a practice ofintegrating BIM in teaching project scheduling and control. The software, models,instruction hours, changes of instructions, effect of student leanings are discussed as wellas its impact on ABET accreditation. This practice can provide some insights to teachingin other construction engineering programs.

Gao, Z. J., & McIntyre, C., & Ge, Z. (2012, June), Integrating Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Teaching Project Scheduling and Control Paper presented at 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, Texas. 10.18260/1-2--21551

ASEE holds the copyright on this document. It may be read by the public free of charge. Authors may archive their work on personal websites or in institutional repositories with the following citation: © 2012 American Society for Engineering Education. Other scholars may excerpt or quote from these materials with the same citation. When excerpting or quoting from Conference Proceedings, authors should, in addition to noting the ASEE copyright, list all the original authors and their institutions and name the host city of the conference. - Last updated April 1, 2015