Boundary crossing : negotiating learning outcomes in industry-based student projects

Bohemia, Erik and Harman, Kerry (2006) Boundary crossing : negotiating learning outcomes in industry-based student projects. In: Innovations 2006: world innovations in engineering education and research. iNEER, Arlington, VA, pp. 179-192. ISBN 978-0974125251

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Abstract

In order to prepare upcoming Industrial Designers to be able to operate successfully in increasingly complex work settings, the Industrial Design program at the University of Western Sydney is teaming up with industry to provide final year students with industry-based projects. The introduction of Industry-Based Projects into the final year research projects have disrupted many set ways the traditional student projects have been run in the past. Industry-Based Projects have brought to light a number of important issues associated with the assessment process and views held by academics about desired student project outcomes and assessment that were left lying dormant in the past. This paper explores the challenges academics faced negotiating student outcomes and assessment while supervising Industry-Based Projects.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Northumbria Design
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Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2008 14:47
Last Modified: 08 May 2017 18:29
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/927

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