13. Forty Years of Outcomes-Based Project Centric Education: Lessons Learned

  1. Grétar Tryggvason2 and
  2. Diran Apelian3
  1. John Orr

Published Online: 16 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118138267.ch13

Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century

Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century

How to Cite

Orr, J. (2011) Forty Years of Outcomes-Based Project Centric Education: Lessons Learned, in Shaping Our World: Engineering Education for the 21st Century (eds G. Tryggvason and D. Apelian), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118138267.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Metal Processing Institute, WPI, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Author Information

  1. WPI, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470929742

Online ISBN: 9781118138267

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Keywords:

  • outcomes, project centric education;
  • WPI assessment;
  • service learning, IQP

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessment of the Plan's Effectiveness

  • What has Worked Well?

  • What Problems have Arisen?

  • How can the WPI Plan be Implemented Elsewhere?

  • Lessons Learned: Bringing About Change

  • What is Next?

  • References