San Antonio, Texas
June 10, 2012
June 10, 2012
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Lessons Learned from the implementation of Integrated Project Based Construction Management Curriculum: A Faculty PerspectiveAbstractBeginning in the autumn quarter of 2008, the Construction Management Department atCalifornia Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (CPSLO) launched an integratedproject based construction management curriculum. The basis behind the integrated curriculumwas to create seminars, similar to the architecture studio model, which focused on a specificsector of the construction industry. The primary being Heavy Civil, Residential, andCommercial, as mentioned above. The concept behind the seminars was to integrate scheduling,estimating and construction contracts throughout these seminars, with the construction methodspertinent to each industry sector. This paper covers several issues regarding the implementationof the new curriculum, including learning objectives, course prerequisites, faculty workload andteaching assignments, selection of textbooks, and the faculty perspective and experience.
Korman, T. M., & Simonian, L. G. (2012, June), Lessons Learned from the implementation of Integrated Project Based Construction Management Curriculum: A Faculty Perspective Paper presented at 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, Texas. 10.18260/1-2--21650
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