Curriculum improvement process in mechanical engineering at Penn State

Laura Pauley, John S. Lamancusa, Thomas Litzinger

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Abstract

This paper describes the process that was used to review and improve the Mechanical Engineering curriculum at Penn State University. The improvement process applied design methodology to review the present curriculum, develop alternate curriculum models, and evaluate those models. The curriculum models that were developed and challenges in implementing this process are also described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInnovations in Engineering Education 2004
Subtitle of host publicationMechanical Engineering Education, Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads
Pages195-203
Number of pages9
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
Event2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2004 - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: Nov 13 2004Nov 19 2004

Publication series

NameInnovations in Engineering Education 2004: Mechanical Engineering Education, Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads

Other

Other2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2004
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period11/13/0411/19/04

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Pauley, L., Lamancusa, J. S., & Litzinger, T. (2004). Curriculum improvement process in mechanical engineering at Penn State. In Innovations in Engineering Education 2004: Mechanical Engineering Education, Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads (pp. 195-203). [IMECE2004-61691] (Innovations in Engineering Education 2004: Mechanical Engineering Education, Mechanical Engineering Technology Department Heads).