An assessment of active and project based learning in energy conservation education for non-technical students

Sarma V. Pisupati, Jonathan P. Mathews, David DiBiase, Alan W. Scaroni

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An assessment of active and project based learning approach on Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection education for non-technical students was analyzed. The objective of the course was to expose students to energy efficiency in day-to-day life to save both money and energy. The course relies on active learning components to enhance the cognition of the fundamental concepts of heat transfer, energy conversion and thermodynamics. The students learn the subject matter through individuals hands on experiences on projects and peer-to-peer interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)851-870
Number of pages20
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Oct 25 2004
EventASEE 2004 Annual Conference and Exposition, "Engineering Researchs New Heights" - Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Duration: Jun 20 2004Jun 23 2004


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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