The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 73 (1995) > Issues > Issue 18 > Disasters, and their Role in Education
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Disasters, and their Role in Education

Lessons learnt the hard way from disasters have been a major influence on the working practices of engineers. They could and should be highlighted more in the early years of undergraduate study, where they provide an excellent opportunity for group study and peer-assessed oral presentations. Experiences of running an active learning undergraduate exercise with a class size of 96 are presented. Professor A. Jennings

Author(s): Jennings, A

Keywords: failures;education;tertiary level;almo bridge, sweden;arch bridges;disasters