Field trip as complement to engineering technology education

Stephen Frempong, Francis W. Derby, Willie Ofosu

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Abstract

The manner in which field trips to local industries have been used to increase students' understanding is described. Field trips to industries allow the students to appreciate the relevance of the technologies discussed in class and to experience their application in industry. Students are able to discuss about employment opportunities with employers and find out from operators their experiences in working with specific equipment and gain additional knowledge about equipment. Seeing the equipment in use reinforces the knowledge that they obtain in class.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6387-6393
Number of pages7
JournalASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
Event2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: The Changing Landscape of Engineering and Technology Education in a Global World - Portland, OR, United States
Duration: Jun 12 2005Jun 15 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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