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An Integration Of Educational Psychology And Instructional Technology In On-Line Teaching Of A Core Manufacturing Subject

Yarlagadda, Prasad K. (2002) An Integration Of Educational Psychology And Instructional Technology In On-Line Teaching Of A Core Manufacturing Subject. In Taraman, K. & Salem, H. (Eds.) 2002 Pacific Conference on Manufacturing, December 2002, Bangkok, Thailand.

Abstract

Manufacturing Processes is offered as a core subject at Queensland University of Technology by the School of Mechanical, Manufacturing and Medical Engineering. Delivery of this subject is generally passive and the content is dry as it consists of many theoretical principals of manufacturing. This may have a detrimental effect on students, as manufacturing process is fundamental in engineering course. Being an important fundamental subject in engineering course, it is ironic that students tend to neglect the importance of mastering its basic principals due to its nature. In this paper, emphasis will be placed on the effective use of educational psychology theories and instructional technology techniques in enhancing the learning capability of the students and improving their understanding of the manufacturing subject. Besides the ergonomics and aesthetic aspects, consideration on the effective use of Internet technology and its potential will be conscientiously looked into while developing the current on-line teaching system.

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ID Code: 6163
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Manufacturing, Educational Psychology, Ergonymics, on, line teaching, learning outcomes
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Learning Sciences (130309)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 14 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:37

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