Developing syllabuses and learning outcomes based on industry needs

Author: Margaret Cooke, Tim Ibell and Scott Strachan

Date published

12 November 2020

Price
Free

Developing syllabuses and learning outcomes based on industry needs

Training
Date published

12 November 2020

Author

Margaret Cooke, Tim Ibell and Scott Strachan

Price

Free

Author

Margaret Cooke, Tim Ibell and Scott Strachan

Annual Academics conference 2020 highlights: structural engineering education, VIPs for sustainable development and confident re-use.

This session from the 2020 Annual Academics Conference focuses on developing learning outcomes:
  • Is the climate right for change in structural engineering education? Delivered by Tim Ibell, Professor at University of Bath and Chair of Joint Board of Moderators (JBM)
  • Vertically Integrated Projects for sustainable development. Delivered by Scott Strachan, Senior Teaching Fellow at University of Strathclyde
  • Confident re-use. Delivered by Margaret Cooke, Director at Integral Engineering Design
Learning outcomes:
  • Hear about how the climate emergency must be central to our education of engineers
  • Understand the importance of research-based education for sustainable development
  • Learn how to instil confidence in undergraduates to re-use old buildings

Developing syllabuses and learning outcomes based on industry needs

Speakers


Margaret Cooke is a chartered, conservation accredited structural engineer and a founding Director of Integral Engineering Design. She has particular expertise in conservation, re-use of building structures and low energy materials.

Tim Ibell was IStructE President in 2015, and is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He has a passion for celebrating creativity within our profession, and for using this creativity to inspire students. Tim has been Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of Bath since 2003, including a year's interlude as the Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge in 2017/18. Tim has been the Chairman of the Structural Awards judging panel since 2018.

Scott Strachan is a Senior Teaching Fellow at the University of Strathclyde. He is the reciepient of several awards including the Campus Sustainability Research Awards at the 2020 AASHE Sustainability Awards and the 2020 International Green Gown Award for a Large Institution.

 

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
00:47:15
Publisher:
IStructE

Tags

Training Education Climate change Video Academic Community IStructE London HQ Education Committee

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