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Ten Years of Project-Based Learning (PBL) in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Minho

  • Rui M. Lima
  • José Dinis-Carvalho
  • Rui M. Sousa
  • Anabela C. Alves
  • Francisco Moreira
  • Sandra Fernandes
  • Diana Mesquita
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Abstract

Higher education institutions have been responding to challenges that have led to a transformation of educational practices, particularly towards the implementation of active learning strategies, in order to create meaningful teaching and learning experiences, with increasingly more autonomous, cooperative and motivated students. In the particular case of Engineering, graduates should be able to develop their professional activities, dealing with a wide range of different types of problems that require the proficiency of technical and transversal competences.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rui M. Lima
    • 1
  • José Dinis-Carvalho
    • 2
  • Rui M. Sousa
    • 3
  • Anabela C. Alves
    • 4
  • Francisco Moreira
    • 5
  • Sandra Fernandes
    • 6
  • Diana Mesquita
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Production and Systems and ALGORITMI Research CentreSchool of Engineering of University of MinhoPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Production and Systems and ALGORITMI Research CentreSchool of Engineering of University of MinhoPortugal
  3. 3.Department of Production and Systems and ALGORITMI Research CentreSchool of Engineering of University of MinhoPortugal
  4. 4.Department of Production and Systems and ALGORITMI Research CentreSchool of Engineering of University of MinhoPortugal
  5. 5.Department of Production and Systems and ALGORITMI Research CentreSchool of Engineering of University of MinhoPortugal
  6. 6.Department of Psychology and EducationPortucalense UniversityPortugal
  7. 7.CIEC Research Centre, Institute of EducationUniversity of MinhoPortugal

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