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Title: Curriculum Development for an Interdisciplinary Manufacturing Program PDF
Url: http://search.asee.org/search/fetch?url=file%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%2FE%3A...
Creator: Liou, Frank
Publisher: ASEE Manufacturing Division
University of Missouri--Rolla
Description: This paper outlines the curriculum development effort for improving the interdisciplinary engineering program at the University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR). UMR currently offers two BS degree option programs in manufacturing, one in Mechanical Engineering and the other in Engineering Management, and MS degree programs in manufacturing are also offered. As the manufacturing engineering program is relatively expensive to run, especially the manufacturing laboratories, a strategy to integrate various campus resources in materials and processes on campus to improve the curriculum has been implemented. The collaborations with manufacturing companies and other partnering institutions to enhance the program are discussed. Also included in this paper are the major curriculum development and outreach activities, including an interdisciplinary capstone design project to provide opportunities for students to design, manufacture, and actually market a product, which can stimulate students interest in real-world product realization, the summer manufacturing workshop for high-school teachers and students, and research programs to develop laboratory facilities and support graduate programs.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Engineering education
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Higher education -- Curriculum
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Instructional systems -- Instructional systems design
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-10 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-06-15 08:54:43 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Education
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