Table of Contents – Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Engineering

Table of Contents

Cover image

Title page

Copyright

List of figures and table

Preface

About the authors

Chapter 1: Student feedback in engineering: a discipline-specific overview and background

Abstract:

Introduction

Clarifying the purpose of collecting student feedback

Using student feedback to improve engineering education

Conclusions

Chapter 2: Advances in engineering education in Chile using student feedback

Abstract:

Introduction

Student and alumni feedback in Chilean higher education

Student and alumni feedback in engineering

The case of USACH

Findings and discussion

Conclusions

Chapter 3: Formative student feedback: enhancing the quality of learning and teaching

Abstract:

Introduction

Case study: engineering education at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Summative student feedback

Formative feedback

Conclusions

Acknowledgements

Chapter 4: Role of soft skills in engineering education: students' perceptions and feedback

Abstract:

Introduction

Background to the case study

Findings

Apprehension in meetings

Apprehension in interpersonal communication

Strategies used to enhance soft skills

Conclusions

Acknowledgements

Appendix 4.1 importance of soft skills from students' perspective

Appendix 4.2 personal report of communication apprehension

Chapter 5: Engineering programmes in Thailand: enhancing the quality of student feedback

Abstract:

Introduction

Acknowledgements

Chapter 6: Summative quality assurance systems: not good enough for quality enhancement

Abstract:

Introduction

Formative operational evaluations

Important aspects of a system supporting an emerging quality culture

Conclusions

Chapter 7: Engineering programmes in the UK: the student feedback experience

Abstract:

Introduction

Student feedback and existing data sources

Response rates of engineering students

Engineering students in the NSS

Engineering student feedback in institutional surveys

Assessment and feedback

Conclusions

Chapter 8: Trends, issues and the future of student feedback in engineering

Abstract:

Introduction

Issues, trends and approaches

Conclusions

Index