Training Product Development Methods in a Workshop Setting Deploying Higher Education Didactics

DS 74: Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education (E&PDE12) Design Education for Future Wellbeing, Antwerp, Belguim, 06-07.9.2012

Year: 2012
Editor: Lyndon Buck, Geert Frateur, William Ion, Chris McMahon, Chris Baelus, Guido De Grande, Stijn Verwulgen
Author: Keller, Alexander; Roth, Daniel; Binz, Hansgeorg
Series: E&PDE
Institution: University of Stuttgart, Germany
Section: Design Methods
Page(s): 003-008
ISBN: 978-1-904670-36-0


The paper reports on applying teaching and learning methods from university didactics can to support a systematic planning process and the didactics-based execution of a PD workshop session in an MSc programme, leading to repeated top score evaluation results. The hypothesis is that a systematic approach of planning, evaluating, and considering feed-back allows applying the didactical concepts.

Keywords: Product development, didactics, course evaluation, engineering education, workshops


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