ENG-637 / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Delisle Julien, Isaac Siara Ruth, Kovacs Helena, Lafuente Martinez Marc

Language: English

Remark: Only one coordinator per project is identified - please ensure your participation is validated by the DLL interdisciplinary project coordinator before registering for this course.


Frequency

Every year

Summary

This applied course engages teaching assistants in coordinating interdisciplinary projects. This role of coordinating an industry like project will on one hand, inherently develop leadership and transversal skills for the participants, and on the other hand, broaden their teaching portfolio.

Content

Keywords

teaching; supervising projects; pedagogy; leadership and professionnal skills

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Identify achievable/ambitious learning outcomes in practical learning contexts
  • Recognize the uniqueness of interdisciplinary projects and the leadership and professional skills required to supervise such project
  • Identify the learning needs of students and provide appropriate coaching in practical learning contexts
  • Design practical learning situations allowing students to reach these learning outcomes
  • Organize Organize and facilitate meetings with student groups
  • Design assessment criteria (rubrics) for generating consistent, fair grades for written work and presentations by teams
  • Develop strategies to distinguish individual and group contributions to collaborative work

Resources

Bibliography

Cohen, Elizabeth (1994) Designing groupwork, 2nd edition.

Crawley, Edward et al. (2014) Rethinking engineering education, the CDIO approach, 2nd edition

Entwistle, N (2009) Teaching for understanding at university, deep approaches and distinctive ways of thinking. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kober, N. (2015). Reaching Students: What Research Says about Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

Nilson, L. B. (2010) Teaching at its best: a research-based resource for college instructors. Hoboken, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Stevens, Dannelle and Levi, Antonia (2005) Introduction to rubrics.

Svinicki, M.D. & W. J. McKeachie (2013) McKeachie’s teaching tips, 14th edition. Independence, KY: Cengage Learning.

Wakeford, Richard (2003) ‘Principles of student assessment’ in Fry, Heather et al. (eds.) A handbook for teaching and learning in higher education, enhancing academic practice, 2nd edition.      

Ressources en bibliothèque

Notes/Handbook

Other Learning Outcomes:

•    Facilitate student work in practical contexts to maximize the development of technical and professional skills using one-to-one interaction techniques
•    Support students to explicitly develop inquiry and design skills
•    Support students to explicitly develop team work and project management skills

In the programs

  • Exam form: Multiple (session free)
  • Subject examined: Coordinator Supervising Students in Interdisciplinary Projects (projects approved by the MAKE committee)
  • Lecture: 9 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 6 Hour(s)
  • Practical work: 41 Hour(s)

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22