Formal laboratory reports pros and cons: An interim report

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Abstract

The positive and negative aspects of using formal group writing exercises in conjunction with laboratory reports to improve learning are discussed. The use of these reports in the engineering laboratory is essential in the development of engineering skills. In the formal group report in a laboratory course, the instructor identifies groups comprised of 3 or 4 students and provides students with a description of the laboratory project. The formal group report can be used as a positive and effective tool to develop writing and learning skills of the engineering student.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2855-2859
Number of pages5
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000
Event2000 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Engineering Education Beyond the Millenium - St. Louis, MO, United States
Duration: Jun 18 2000Jun 21 2000

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