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A Review of Literature on Teaching Engineering Design Through Project-Oriented Capstone Courses

A Review of Literature on Teaching Engineering Design Through Project-Oriented Capstone Courses

“This paper describes the standard practices and current state of capstone design education throughout the country as revealed through a literature search of over 100 papers relating to engineering design courses. Major topics include the development of capstone design courses, course descriptions, project information, details of industrial involvement, and special aspects of team‐oriented design projects. An extensive list of references is provided.” (p.17)

Dutson, A. J., Todd, R. H., Magleby, S. P., & Sorensen, C. D. (1997). A Review of Literature on Teaching Engineering Design Through Project-Oriented Capstone Courses. Journal of Engineering Education, 86(1), 17-28. doi:10.1002/j.2168-9830.1997.tb00260.x

Resource Theme(s): Developing capstone curriculum to enhance student achievement, Literature reviews on capstone

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