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Using digital libraries to enhance distributed design team performance

Juster, N. and Greirson, H. and Nicol, D. and Ion, B. and Stone, A. and Wodehouse, A. (2004) Using digital libraries to enhance distributed design team performance. In: ASME 2004 Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 2004-09-01, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

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Abstract

This paper describes the purpose and initial results of a 5-year project to develop, implement and use a testbed to improve the teaching and learning of students partaking in global team based design projects. It is expected that the project will, when complete, fundamentally change the way design engineering is taught by combining the use of digital libraries with virtual design studios. The paper describes the first stage of the project to inculcate basic digital library skills in undergraduate students. Lessons learnt in this first stage are detailed. The project team will be using these lessons to design the next stage of the project.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 5659
Keywords: e-learning, sustainability, digital library, digital repository, learning environment, design engineering, Electronic information resources, Engineering design, Education (General)
Subjects: Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Information resources > Electronic information resources
Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Engineering design
Education > Education (General)
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management
Professional Services > Centre for Academic Practice and Learning Enhancement (CAPLE)
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Depositing user: Mr Derek Boyle
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2013 15:02
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/5659

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