Dr Barrett Caldwell | A Learner-Centred Design for Online Engineering Courses

May 3, 2023 | education and training, research animated

About this episode

The COVID-19 pandemic placed pressure on universities to deliver their courses online. While remote learning platforms had already been gaining popularity, the rapid shift that occurred in the first few months of the pandemic revealed the shortcomings of these platforms. For instance, remote learning platforms are often not inclusive of different types of learners, and many students can struggle to stay motivated. Dr Barrett Caldwell and his team at Purdue University devised a new approach that could help to improve online courses in engineering subjects. Read More

Original Article Reference

Summary of the papers ‘Learner-Centered Design of Online Courses: A Transdisciplinary Systems Engineering Case Design’, in Transdisciplinarity and the Future of Engineering, doi.org/10.3233/ATDE220696, and ‘Eleven Years, Five Factors: Systems Engineering Education Since IERC 2009’ in Proceedings of the 2020 IISE Annual Conference, 2020.


For further information, you can connect with Professor Barrett Caldwell at bscaldwell@purdue.edu

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