Educators, are you ready to meet the challenge of cultivating the next generation of engineers in a post-COVID-19 context?
Current engineering student cohorts are unique to their predecessors: they are more diverse and have experienced unprecedented disruption to their education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They will also play a more significant role in contributing to global sustainability efforts. Innovating engineering education is of vital importance for preparing students to confront society’s most significant sustainability issues: our future depends on it.
Advancing Engineering Education Beyond COVID: A Guide for Educators offers invaluable insights on topics such as implementing active-learning activities in hybrid modes; developing effective and engaging online resources; creating psychologically safe learning environments that support academic achievement and mental health; and embedding sustainability within engineering education. Students’ own perspectives of online learning are also incorporated, with the inclusion of a chapter authored by undergraduate engineering students.
This book consolidates the expertise of leading authorities within engineering education, providing an essential resource for educators responsible for shaping the next generation of engineers in a post-COVID-19 world.
Chapter 1: Changes in Student Demographics, Behavior, and Expectations in Higher Education.
Andrew Busch and Belinda Schwerin.
Chapter 2: Engagement in the blended learning model of a post-COVID university.
Anna Wrobel-Tobiszewska, Sarah Lyden, Damien Holloway, Alan Henderson, Peter Doe
and Benjamin Millar.
Chapter 3: Developing Video Resources in Engineering Education: Evidence-Based Principles for Effective Practice.
Sarah Dart, Alexander Gregg, Sam Cunningham.
Chapter 4: The effective learning strategies for teaching in Covid and beyond: Connecting and aligning content with context.
Christopher Love and Julie Crough.
Chapter 5: Replacing laboratory work with online activities: Does it work?
Ivan Gratchev and Shanmuganathan Gunalan.
Chapter 6: The return to the classroom after the lockout, new challenges, new education for a new society?
Jorge Membrillo-Hernández, Patricia Caratozzolo, Vianney Lara-Prieto and Patricia Vázquez-Villegas.
Chapter 7: Experiences on Fully-Remote Instruction of a Laboratory Course in Microwave Engineering.
Chapter 8: Geo-engineering teaching and learning during the COVID-19 lockdown: The University of Auckland Experience.
Martin S. Brook, Rolando P. Orense and Nick P. Richards.
Chapter 9: Engineering Students’ Stress and Mental Health: An Essential Piece in the Retention Puzzle.
Amanda Biggs and Cynthia Furse.
Chapter 10: Evaluating the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Students’ Learning Experiences.
Sanam Aghdamy, Savindi Caldera, Cheryl Desha, Mahan Mohammadi and Amin Vakili.
Chapter 11: Reflections on Engineering Course Delivery - A Student Perspective.
Lillian Guan, Hayden Ness, Shweta Mehta, Andrew Busch and Hugo Espinosa.
Chapter 12: Beyond COVID-19: Insights on the Future of Engineering Education.