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Group working and project assessment in undergraduate ship design assignments

Keane, G.A., Taunton, D.J., Hudson, D.A. and Turnock, S.R. (2012) Group working and project assessment in undergraduate ship design assignments At RINA International Seminar on the Education and Professional Development of Engineers in the Maritime Industry, United Kingdom. 14 - 15 Nov 2012. 7 pp.

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Abstract

Industry uses multi-disciplinary teams to complete projects. Developing effective teamworking skills is therefore an essential component of the university based engineering experience so that new graduates are ready for the world of work. We examine the various components of team based project work at Southampton and how we can be more effective in enhancing student performance in this area. One interesting question is how students are assigned to groups considering random selection and selecting groups of comparable academic level. We examine the performance of cohorts of students as they progress through group work in years 2, 3 and 4. Our initial finding is that a performance based group assignment in year 3 is a better strategy and helps them work better in the random assignment in year 4

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Published date: November 2012
Venue - Dates: RINA International Seminar on the Education and Professional Development of Engineers in the Maritime Industry, United Kingdom, 2012-11-14 - 2012-11-15
Organisations: Fluid Structure Interactions Group

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Local EPrints ID: 345876
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/345876
PURE UUID: 96fbae8d-29d3-4112-a93e-0c0b7de36684
ORCID for D.J. Taunton: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6865-089X
ORCID for D.A. Hudson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2012-6255
ORCID for S.R. Turnock: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6288-0400

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Date deposited: 06 Dec 2012 09:34
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:07

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