Project Based Learning Activities in Engineering Education

Tiago Faustino Andrade

Abstract


In the present work, the author reports examples of his involvement in different teaching/learning methodologies during his five years of the Integrated Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto. The aim is to explain how useful those experiences have been, allowing him to explore many techno-scientific activities within his engineering education while student as well as other transferable skills and later, up to the present, as a professional in academic environment. The author wishes to underline the excellent opportunity he had to practice reflection processes as an essential methodology of his engineering education.

Keywords


project based learning; reflection process; mentoring; transferable skills; engineering education; multidisciplinary projects

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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP) – eISSN: 2192-4880
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