Abstract

Changes in the engineering industry have motivated the redesign of engineering curriculum in recent years. This report documents the redesign of Mechanical Engineering 574, a graduate course in engineering offered at Brigham Young University. The redesign was divided into four phases and used a design narrative to report the design process. Research conducted by the instructor and designer informed the main content of the course. Although the course originally used mainly deductive methods of instruction, by the final phase of the project, the instruction evolved to be primarily inductive in strategy.

Degree

MS

College and Department

David O. McKay School of Education; Instructional Psychology and Technology

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http://lib.byu.edu/about/copyright/

Date Submitted

2011-12-01

Document Type

Selected Project

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etd4849

Keywords

deductive, inductive, design, engineering

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