Use of advanced technology videotapes in the delivery of structural engineering courses

Mahendran, Mahen & Young, Joseph A. (1998) Use of advanced technology videotapes in the delivery of structural engineering courses. European Journal of Engineering Education, 23(3), pp. 327-337.

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A teaching and learning development project is currently under way at Queensland University of Technology to develop advanced technology videotapes for use with the delivery of structural engineering courses. These tapes consist of integrated computer and laboratory simulations of important concepts, and behaviour of structures and their components for a number of structural engineering subjects. They will be used as part of the regular lectures and thus will not only improve the quality of lectures and learning environment, but also will be able to replace the ever-dwindling laboratory teaching in these subjects. The use of these videotapes, developed using advanced computer graphics, data visualization and video technologies, will enrich the learning process of the current diverse engineering student body. This paper presents the details of this new method, the methodology used, the results and evaluation in relation to one of the structural engineering subjects, steel structures.

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ID Code: 31982
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: structural engineering, data visualisation, HERN, engineering education
DOI: 10.1080/03043799808923510
ISSN: 1469-5898
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified (090599)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Library Services
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Research Centres > High Performance Computing and Research Support
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1998 European Society for Engineering Education
Copyright Statement: The Version of Record of this manuscript has been published and is available in European Journal of Engineering Education, Volume 23, Issue 3, 1998,
Deposited On: 26 Apr 2010 22:33
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2015 06:04

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