Using Simulated Work-Integrated Learning in Mechatronics Courses

Chand, Praneel and Foulkes, Matt and Kumar, Ajay and Ariyarathna, Thilanga (2021) Using Simulated Work-Integrated Learning in Mechatronics Courses. IEEE TALE 2021 - IEEE International Conference on Engineering, Technology, and Education, Wuhan, China. (Online), 5-8 December, 2021. (In Press)

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Abstract or Summary

Modern engineering education is placing emphasis on the need for students to be work ready when they graduate. Graduates must have soft skills in addition to the necessary technical skills to function in the workplace. Problems solved during the learning process should be based on practical real-world scenarios. Hence, this paper details some assessment activities that provide a simulated work-integrated learning experience for polytechnic engineering students. The assessment activities are projects in engineering courses that focus on mechatronics and electronics.

Item Type:Paper presented at a conference, workshop or other event, and published in the proceedings
Keywords that describe the item:engineering projects, mechatronics, electronics, simulated work integrated learning, teamwork, communication
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Schools > Centre for Engineering and Industrial Design
ID Code:7851
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Deposited On:28 Oct 2021 19:24
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