Delivering a total engineering education

Whitfield, R.I. and Duffy, A.H.B. and Grierson, H. (2019) Delivering a total engineering education. In: 21st International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education (E&PDE 2019), 2019-09-11 - 2019-09-13, University of Strathclyde. (In Press)

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    Abstract

    The department of Design Manufacturing and Engineering Management (DMEM) at the University of Strathclyde developed the concept of "Delivering Total Engineering" to capture the essence of the teaching, research, and knowledge exchange activity. It is a framework and ethos of the department for its multi-disciplinary and holistic approach throughout the three pillars of design, manufacture and engineering management. This paper defines the Delivering Total Engineering concept from an educational perspective and is used to demonstrate the interconnectivity of the learning and teaching that is needed to innovate in the delivery of capable, competent and confident graduates.