A curriculum represents a conscious and systematic selection of knowledge, skills and values—a selection that shapes the way teaching, learning and assessment processes are organized by addressing questions such as what, why, when and how students should learn. What defines a good quality curriculum?
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For engineering students today, a more diverse course of learning that brings together technical, managerial and life skills is becoming increasingly common. In order to explore engineering student perceptions of project management as a subject—and their experiences of studying it—a short survey was administered to two cohorts of students.
Pour les étudiants en ingénierie, un apprentissage plus diversifié qui regroupe les compétences techniques et managériales devient de plus en plus fréquent. Afin d'explorer les perceptions des étudiants en ingénierie sur la gestion de projet, un petit sondage a été réalisé à deux groupes d'étudiants.
You can design a top-quality curriculum, but if you don’t continually improve it, it will very quickly degrade. Here we look at seven helpful measurements from an article by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
If there is a strong correlation between PM education and employability, why doesn’t it seem to be well studied? This practitioner shares a story from a class to help prove his belief.
As someone who has hired students and staff, this practitioner can think of many reasons why project management education will aid students in finding jobs.
When considering project management at your university, don’t be constrained by someone else’s definition of what project management is. Think multi-disciplinary, cast your (course) net wide and don’t short sell the discipline and its far-reaching influence.
For students who want to work in the project management field, the answer is simple. Project management education leads students to the point of obtaining an entry-level certification and their career can move on from there.
There are many ways to start teaching project management at a university. Including a class is good, but in this practitioner's opinion, it’s not enough. Here he shares how the process started for him.
Getting the right students in the right class will help both you and them. Do you understand the skill sets and experience of your students?