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Teaching And Learning Aspects For An Online Graduate Course On Design For Manufacturability

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2004 Annual Conference


Salt Lake City, Utah

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June 20, 2004

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June 20, 2004

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June 23, 2004



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DEED Poster Session

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9.1163.1 - 9.1163.6



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Prathivadi Ravikumar

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P. B. Ravikumar Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Department University of Wisconsin, Platteville, WI ABSTRACT An online Master of Engineering program is offered at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville. The curriculum consists of core courses, technical emphasis courses, and elective courses. Curriculum improvements are made through revisions to existing courses and the introduction of new courses. A course on Design for Manufacturability (DFM) has been developed by the author and the course went online for the first time in Fall of 2003. Key elements in the development, teaching, and learning aspects of the course are addressed. They include an overview of the Master of Engineering curriculum, background of DFM, the role of DFM in the curriculum, major topics in the course, and strategy for teaching / learning DFM online.

THE ON-LINE MASTER OF ENGINEERING PROGRAM The Master of Engineering degree program offered at the University of Wisconsin - Platteville is 100 % online. The program requires 30 credits of advanced course work. The student must complete at least 15 credits at the 700 Level. The curriculum consists of Core Courses, Technical Emphasis Courses, and Elective Courses. Table 1 below lists specific courses and requirements.

CORE COURSES Mathematics (Choice of 1 course) MATH 5230 Linear Algebra MATH 6030 Statistical Methods with Applications Computer Applications CEE 7830 Optimization with Engineering Applications Technical Communications (Choice of 1 course) COMM 5010 Business Communications ENGL 5000 Technical Writing

Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition Copyright © 2004, American Society for Engineering Education

Ravikumar, P. (2004, June), Teaching And Learning Aspects For An Online Graduate Course On Design For Manufacturability Paper presented at 2004 Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. 10.18260/1-2--13270

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