The Complex Dynamics of Student Engagement in Novel Engineering Design Activities.

McCormick, Mary.

Abstract: In engineering design, making sense of "messy," design situations is at the heart of the discipline (Schön, 1983); engineers in practice bring structure to design situations by organizing, negotiating, and coordinating multiple aspects (Bucciarelli, 1994; Stevens, Johri, & O'Connor, 2014). In classroom settings, however, students are more often given well-defined, content-focused eng... read more

Tufts University. Department of Education.
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