A phenomenographic approach to understanding student learning: Some case studies from civil engineering
Thambiratnam, David P., Ferreira, Luis, & Franz, Jill M. (1994) A phenomenographic approach to understanding student learning: Some case studies from civil engineering. In Australasian Association for Engineering Education 6th Annual Conference, 11 - 14th December, 1994, UTS, Sydney.
Phenomenography is an area of research which focuses on identifying and describing the qualitatively different ways in which people understand phenomena in the world around them. Two topics were selected for the purpose of understanding the various ways students relate to significant aspects of Civil Engineering. Integral to the study was the use of student group discussions which were recorded and analysed. It was possible to identify and describe the different conceptions of learning held by students in relation to specific engineering phenomena and to investigate the implications of these findings for teaching enhancement and curriculum development of Civil Engineering.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
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|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (129900)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Interior Design (120106)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
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|Deposited On:||23 May 2007 00:00|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 12:41|
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