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Teaching Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Learning Barriers and Classroom Strategies
Educators have known for some time that simply putting students in teams is not sufficient to teach teamwork; instead, students need explicit instruction and guidance in teaming to work effectively. A similar principle ...
Self-Organizing Units in an Interdisciplinary Course for Pervasive Computing Design
We conducted a case study of a design course that focused on bringing together students from engineering, industrial design, and marketing to use pervasive computing technologies to design, coordinate, and build a “smart” ...
Comparative Dimensions of Disciplinary Culture
Despite calls to promote creativity as “an indispensable quality for engineering” , the U.S. engineering educational system has been slow to develop pedagogies that successfully promote innovative behaviors. Engineers ...
A Longitudinal Study of the Dimensions of Disciplinary Culture to Enhance Innovation and Retention among Engineering Students
The U.S. engineering educational system has been generally slow in developing pedagogies that successfully promote innovative behaviors. Although numerous sources recognize the growing scope and complexity of challenges ...