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Engineering education for sustainable development: The European Project Semester approach

Author
Duarte, A.; Malheiro, B.; Arno, E.; Perat, J.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
IEEE transactions on education
Date of publication
2019-07-16
DOI
10.1109/TE.2019.2926944
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/167773 Open in new window
URL
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8764594 Open in new window
Abstract
Contribution: An analysis of the extent to which sustainability is present in the syllabi, project briefs, report templates, and student final reports of the three Iberian European project semester (EPS) providers, over a five-year period. Background: EPS is a one-semester capstone project framework that adopts project-based learning and multicultural, multidisciplinary teamwork. Educating engineers for sustainable development requires fostering critical and ethical thinking and a desire for equ...
Citation
Duarte, A. [et al.]. Engineering education for sustainable development: The European Project Semester approach. "IEEE transactions on education", 16 Juliol 2019.
Keywords
Capstone project, Diversity, Engineering, European project semester, Higher education, Sustainability
Group of research
GAECE - Electronically Commutated Motor Drives Group

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