Contents Vol 26-3 2010


Part I


Special Issue: Methodology for the study of PBL in Engineering Education


Guest Editors:


Anette KolmosUNESCO Chair in PBL in Engineering

Education Aalborg University, Denmark

Erik de GraaffDelft University, the Netherlands

Xiangyun DuUNESCO Chair in PBL in Engineering

Education Aalborg University, Denmark




Covers and Abstracts



Ahmad Ibrahim




Anette Kolmos, Erik de Graaff

and Xiangyun Du

Guest Editorial



Denis Bédard, Christelle Lison, Daniel Dalle and Noël Boutin

Predictors of Student’s Engagement and Persistence in an Innovative PBL Curriculum: Applications for Engineering Education



Benoit Galand, Benoît Raucent

and M ariane Frenay

Engineering Students’ Self-regulation, Study Strategies, and Motivational Believes in Traditional and Problem-based Curricula



Angela R. Bielefeldt, Kurtis G. Paterson,

and Christopher W. Swan

Measuring the Value Added from Service Learning in Project-Based Engineering Education



Wei Pan and Joseph Allison

Exploring Project Based and Problem Based Learning in Environmental Building Education by Integrating Critical Thinking



Andreja Drobnič Vidic

Assessment in Problem-based Learning Incorporated into Traditional Engineering Education: Difficulties and Evaluation



Ersun Iscioglu and Izzet Kale

An Assessment of Project Based Learning (PBL) Environment Based on the Perceptions of Students: A Short Course Case Study on Circuit Design for VLSI



Anette Kolmos and Jette Egelund Holgaard

Responses to Problem Based and Project Organised Learning from Industry




Part II


Contributions in: Microprocessors, Programming, Applications of Physics,

Statistics, Students’ Motivation, Stress, Belonging, Curriculum Development,

Sustainability, and Innovation




U. Meyer-Baese, Guillermo Botella, Encarnación Castillo and Antonio García

A Balanced HW/SW Teaching Approach for Embedded Microprocessors



S. Ratnajeevan H. Hoole

Programming Skills in Graduate Engineering Classes: Students from Disparate Disciplines and Eras



Jorge Bonache, Carmen Cousido

and Wilmar Hernandez

An Educational Methodology to Interpret the Entropy of a Source Based on the Analogy between such an Entropy and the Mechanical Energy



J. B. Lopes, C. Viegas and J. P. Cravino

Improving the Learning of Physics and Development of Competences in Engineering Students



J. Gil, A. L. Pérez, M. I. Suero, F. Solano

and P. J. Pardo

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Method of Active Learning Based on Reigeluth and Stein’s Elaboration Theory



Reidar Kvadsheim, Mari Mehlen and Harald Kittang

Web-Based Automatic Feedback on Assignments in Statistics: How Can it Help Students Learn Statistics and Universities Reduce Costs?



Wei Zhan and Jay R. Porter

Using Project-Based Learning to Teach Six Sigma Principles



Josep M. Mateo-Sanz, Agusti Solanas,

Dolors Puigjaner and Carme Olivé

Refining Statistical Problems: A Hybrid Problem-Based Learning Methodology to Improve Students’ Motivation



Ali Rizwan, M. S. I. Alvi and Moeen-Ud-Din Saeed

Analysis of Factors Affecting the Stress Level of Engineering Students



Denise M. Wilson, Philip Bell, Diane Jones

and Lisa Hansen

A Cross-Sectional Study of Belonging in Engineering Communities



Timothy L. J. Ferris

Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: A Psychomotor Skills Extension for Engineering and Science Education



Bhushan H. Trivedi

Impact of Effective Pedagogy onInformation Technology Students withWeak Academic Backgrounds



John E. Speich, James T. Mcleskey, Jr., Mohamed Gad-El-Hak

Curriculum Development for a NuclearTrack in Mechanical Engineering



Jennilee Harrison and Leidy Klotz

Women as Sustainability Leaders inEngineering: Evidence from Industry and Academia



R. Scott Evansand Steven P. Nichols

Creating Customers for Technology Using a New Mapping Tool

June 2010


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