Integrated Design: What knowledge is of most worth in engineering design education?

Richard Devon, Sven Bilén, Alison Mckay, Alan De Pennington, Patrick Serrafero, Javier Sanchez Sierra

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The concept of integrated design, which constitute the design ideas and methods that cut across most fields of engineering, was discussed. Prestige is designed to prepare students to work in the global economy by developing learning opportunities in global product design such as: web resources, virtual, cross-sectional, design teams, and global internship experiences in projects and industries The Prestige typology offers some guidance for structuring design knowledge in the curriculum as well as showing the need for that knowledge. Assessment of design education programs must take into account how well the objectives are achieved in the context of each particular engineering school and its distinctive nature in the national and international scene.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)424-432
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Engineering Education
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • General Engineering


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