Teaching Control supported by Virtual Labs under a Competency-based curriculum

H. Vargas, L. De La Torre, J. Chacón, R. Heradio, G. Farías, E. Fabregas, J. Sanchez, S. Dormido

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Abstract

Competency-based education (CBE) is related, in simple words, with the possibility to create curricula whose main objective is to train students for the work reality, trying to minimize the time of adaptation of them in their future professional life. Although the philosophy behind this teaching paradigm is attractive, in practice its implementation entails an important effort for the academic institutions and teaching staff involved. In this context, this work presents a novel methodological proposal for teaching engineering competency-based courses; in this case, specifically applied on an automatic control course, providing details of its assessment structure and tools, learning activities developed (which integrates the use of virtual laboratories for online experimentation), and the method designed for the assessment of competencies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication16th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology
Subtitle of host publicationInnovation, Education, and Inclusion
PublisherLatin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions
ISBN (Electronic)9780999344316
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes
Event16th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology - Lima, Peru
Duration: 18 Jul 201820 Jul 2018

Publication series

NameProceedings of the LACCEI international Multi-conference for Engineering, Education and Technology
Volume2018-July
ISSN (Electronic)2414-6390

Conference

Conference16th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology
Country/TerritoryPeru
CityLima
Period18/07/1820/07/18

Keywords

  • Automatic control
  • Competencies
  • Course assessment
  • Engineering education
  • Virtual labs

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