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An Interdisciplinary Project Based Learning, a Case Study

Affiliations

  • Department of Electronics & Telecomm. Engg, Sanjay Ghodawat Institutes, Atigre, Kolhapur-416118, India
  • Department ofMechanical Engineering, Sanjay Ghodawat Institutes, Atigre, Kolhapur-416118, India
  • Department ofMechanical Engg, Sanjay Ghodawat Institutes, Atigre, Kolhapur-416118, India

Abstract


Outcome based learning is widely being practiced in India since it has become signatory of the Washington accord since June 2013. This has promoted different pedagogic approaches of teaching -learning especially in engineering education. Project based learning is one of them. Engineering students require the opportunity to apply their knowledge to design solutions through project-based learning rather than conventional theoretical rote learning methods that do not provide a real outcome for evaluation. This paper presents the outcome of the Project based learning activity carried out with interdisciplinary engineering students. Students groups were formed and they were given tasks to solve real life problems by preparing small working models that are based on curriculum and are possible to realize using components and tools available in laboratories.

Keywords

Outcome Based Education, Engineering Projects, Engineering Education, Project Based Learning.

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