Group-based learning in a digital environment

Author: Dave Allan and Ted McKenna

Date published

17 November 2020

Price
Free

Group-based learning in a digital environment

Training
Date published

17 November 2020

Author

Dave Allan and Ted McKenna

Price

Free

Author

Dave Allan and Ted McKenna

Annual Academics conference 2020 highlights: the NMITE approach to group-based digital learning and developing an infrastructure for remote group work.

This session from the 2020 Annual Academics Conference focuses on group-based learning in a digital environment:
  • The New Model Institute for Technology & Engineering (NMITE) model. Delivered by Dave Allan, Professor, New Model Institute for Technology & Engineering and Engineering Professors Council
  • Developing an infrastructure for remote group work. Delivered by Ted McKenna, Lecturer & BIM Programme Coordinator at the Cork Institute of Technology

Learning outcomes:
  • ​Learn about the NMITE approach to delivering studio-based learning online
  • Hear about the review and conversion process used to assess the elements of each course
  • Understand how the changing industry context affects our approach to digital teaching and learning
  • Learn about the benefits and challenges of project-based learning

Group-based learning in a digital environment

Speakers

 

Dave Allan is a Professor at the New Model Institute for Technology & Engineering (NMITE) and sits on the Engineering Professors Council.

Ted McKenna worked for over 11 years with a number of engineering consultants as lead structural design engineer within multi-disciplinary teams and as project manager in the execution of public and private sector projects.Ted took up his academic post as lecturer at CIT in 2010. His interest is in Building Information Modelling (BIM), its impact on the industry, and its impact on the discipline of Structural Engineering. In close consultation with multidisciplinary industry partners, he develops CPD courses to address current industry shortcomings in the area. In 2015, he became programme coordinator for the first such BIM course delivered in CIT. He is also keenly interested in how BIM methodologies and technologies are integrated within undergraduate and post graduate education programmes.

 

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