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The 2nd Biennial SASEE Conference 2013

1 June 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Proceedings of the 2nd Biennial SASEE Conference 2013 Title Page and Table of Contents

1. Plagiarism as an Expression of Agency

2. Using case studies to promote meaningful engagement in complementary studies for Engineering Students

3. Introduction to Engineering An investigation into the first year experience in an electrical engineering course

4. Thinking and practising curriculum A new first year course in chemical engineering at UCT

5. Observations and conclusions of dynamics students’ mathematical fluency

6. Do engineering educators teach the way they were taught Engagement of engineering academics with teaching development opportunities

7. Programmes for developing soft skills in Engineering students

8. Creating a disposition for critical thinking in the mathematics classroom

9. A case study on the challenges faced in the facilitation of a first year subject at a University of Technology and how they can be overcome using reflective practices

10. Blacks, historical disadvantage, and engineering education Lessons learned from the United States of America

11. The strategic position of the architecture programme within the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at the Durban University of Technology (DUT)

12. Academic staff development strategies in engineering fields of study case study of Zimbabwe

13. The academic benefit of experiential learning for Civil Engineering students on the Pietermaritzburg campus of the Durban University of Technology

14. The effect of problem based learning on the attitude, motivation and reflection of students

15. A survey of past participants on the value of the Global Engineering Teams program in the modern workplace

16. Teaching and assessing team work in Machine Design

17. Civil Engineering work as social semiotic work A theoretical view of teaching and learning

18. An investigation into the link between first-and second-year Engineering Mechanics courses

19. A case study in the use of teaming to improve engineering education in large classes

20. The development of a cooperative teaching-learning strategy for engineering thermodynamics

21. Growing engineers The experiences and reflections of a bursary provider

22. Engineering Design, why is it so difficult to teach and to learn

23. Transitional distance A new perspective for conceptualizing student difficulties in the transition from secondary to tertiary education

24. Variation in the mastering-practices of first-year, South African engineering students A phenomenographic study

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1 June 2013
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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