Mini-projects in Chemical Engineering Laboratory

Angeles Cancela, Angel Sanchez, Rocio Maceiras

Abstract


Chemical engineering laboratory practices based in mini-projects were design and applied the students of forestry engineering in chemical subject. This way of practice reveals a more cooperative learning and a different style of experimentation. The stated goal was to design practices that motivate students and to enable them to develop different skills, including cross teamwork and communication. This paper describes how these practices were developed and the advantages and disadvantages of using this methodology of teaching.

Keywords


laboratory practices, mini-projects, cooperative learning, rubric

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