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Diane Van Scoter

Diane Van Scoter

University of Connecticut, USA

Title: Teaching Smarter

Biography

Abstract

Engineering students today need a broader skill set than previous students. While oral and written communication has always been important, adaptability, social skills, and complex thinking including nonroutine problem solving and systems thinking, are now needed to enable students to compete in the global economy. This presentation will discuss how well designed projects can help students learn these needed skills, both high school and college student examples will be discussed.