Design of the curriculum for a second-cycle course in civil engineering in the context of the Bologna framework

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Title: Design of the curriculum for a second-cycle course in civil engineering in the context of the Bologna framework
Authors: Gavin, Kenneth
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Date: 17-Feb-2010
Abstract: This paper describes the design of the curriculum for a Master of Engineering programme in civil engineering at University College Dublin. The revised programme was established to meet the requirements of the Bologna process and this paper specifically considers the design of a new, second-cycle master's component of the programme. In addition to considering the content required to meet the learning outcome specified by the professional accreditation body, the paper presents details of attempts to move from a traditional instructor-centred model to a student-centred model of education in order to promote reflective (deep) learning. Although the paper presents a model curriculum for a civil engineering programme, the holistic approach to curriculum design outlined, which considers the organisation, sequence and evaluation strategies adopted, is applicable to all subject areas in higher education
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Copyright (published version): 2010 SEFI
Keywords: Bologna processCivil engineeringCurriculumReflective learning
DOI: 10.1080/03043790903511086
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Civil Engineering Research Collection

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