Setting the multidisciplinary scene: Engineering design and communication in the "hoistinator" project

Eric Constans, Jennifer Courtney, Kevin Dahm, Jess Everett, Clay Gabler, Roberta Harvey, Linda Head, David Hutto, Hong Zhang

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Abstract

Rowan University's COE offers students an exciting and innovative technical communication and design curricula. All engineering students, at the beginning of their sophomore year, enroll in Sophomore Clinic, the second year of Rowan's unique Clinic program. While all four years of Rowan's clinic curricula are multidisciplinary, Sophomore Clinic I provides the students with the opportunity to experience a collaborative environment where a team of communications and engineering faculty work together to educate students in the "real-world" environment of engineering design - an environment that addresses the skills of designer, planner, presenter, builder, team-leader, writer, evaluator, researcher - all in the context of a engineering-lab-based version of what most sophomore engineering students in other programs experience as Composition II.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12655-12663
Number of pages9
JournalASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
Event2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: The Changing Landscape of Engineering and Technology Education in a Global World - Portland, OR, United States
Duration: Jun 12 2005Jun 15 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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