A Case Study of Multidisciplinary Design Course: Focused on Learning Effectiveness of Interdisciplinary Teams

복합학제 설계 교과목 운영 사례와 학습효과 분석

  • Lee, Euy-Soo (Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Dongguk University) ;
  • Cho, Sung-Ku (Department of Industrial and System Engineering, Dongguk University) ;
  • Lee, Yong-Han (Department of Industrial and System Engineering, Dongguk University) ;
  • Lee, Myung-Cheon (Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Dongguk University) ;
  • Youm, Se-Kyoung (Department of Industrial and System Engineering, Dongguk University)
  • 이의수 (동국대학교 생명화학공학과) ;
  • 조성구 (동국대학교 산업시스템공학과) ;
  • 이용한 (동국대학교 산업시스템공학과) ;
  • 이명천 (동국대학교 생명화학공학과) ;
  • 염세경 (동국대학교 산업시스템공학과)
  • Published : 2006.12.31

Abstract

Today it is critical for all engineers to have the capability of interacting in teams with members of different background and to meet the challenges that they will encounters in their careers. To satisfy such needs multidisciplinary engineering-design courses are attracting more attentions than ever in the engineering education community. In this paper we analyze the learning effectiveness of interdisciplinary design teams in an engineering design course in Dongguk University. The comparison analysis between monodisciplinary teams and interdisciplinary ones demonstrates higher learning effectiveness of interdisciplinary teams. In addition, the student evaluation of learning effectiveness points out that communication skill is one of the most important factors for a successful project. Such results show that multidisciplinary design courses must gain wider acceptance in engineering education and engineering students must have more chances to experience multidisciplinary teamwork.

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