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Engineering Education

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Instructor:

Christian Kautz

Course Format:

2 hours Seminar

Period:

Summer and Winter Semester

Language:

German

Recommended Previous Knowledge:

Introductory course on Electrical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, or Thermodynamics

Contents:

Reflecting on current practice in engineering education;

Requirements for successful learning and teaching;
Learning and teaching formats, active learning, advantages and shortcomings of e-learning;
Introduction to engineering education;
Collaborative learning, research on learning behavior and motivation;
Discussion of sample tutorials with the help of video recordings;
Preparation of tutorial sessions;
Planning of projects.

Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge:

Knowledge and understanding of terminology, methods, and results of emirical engineering education research;

Abilities:

Ability to apply learning and teaching strategies to specific topics in engineering curriculum 

(by aquiring practical experience in teaching)

Competencies:

Ability to evaluate instructional materials

Ability to teach and learn effectively.

 

Reading Resources:

ausgewählte Artikel aus Fachzeitschriften werden an die Seminarteilnehmer
verteilt, weiterführende Literatur wird zum jeweiligen Thema angegeben

Performance Record:

Participation in teaching of tutorial classes;


Participation in development of instructional materials, or 
Presentation in seminar, or
written seminar paper.<

Workload:

60 hours total

Contact:

kautz@tuhh.de

Credit points of this module can be found in the course plan for the corresponding course of study.

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