GSTF Journal on Education (JEd)

, 3:18

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An Effective Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning Methodology through Crossed-Subjects Design Project

An Experience Sharing
  • T. Hui TeoAffiliated withEngineering Product Development, Singapore University of Technology and Design Email author 


Engineering education requires reformation to address the drastically change of the industrial development in various product markets. Nowadays most product development involves not only different disciplines of engineering but also integration of design science. In this case, the engineering education must in-cooperate design science into the curriculum seamlessly to give quality teaching and learning experience for both faculties and students. This work shares the experience of integrating design science into the engineering courses by introducing crossed subjects design project and lesson plan, which results in effective teaching and learning.


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