Use of IT in Project-Based Learning Applied to the Subject Surveying in Civil Engineering

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1266)


This work describes the design and implementation of the subject of surveying under the Project-based Learning method. The modernization of teaching-learning and the new requirements of society to our graduates, force us to move towards a new style of higher education. In the case of topography, which is a transversal science closely related to the various skills of the degree, the learning conveyed by a project provides verisimilitude and depth of the knowledge acquired. Given the previous experiences, it is expected that better marks and performance are reached by the students.


Project-based learning Surveying Civil engineering Active methodologies 



The authors would like to thank the University of Seville for funding the project Generation of 3D terrain models for land use planning simulations framed in the Own Plan for Teaching Innovation (2018) which has supported this research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Graphic Expression and Engineering ProjectUniversity of the Basque CountryDonostiaSpain
  2. 2.Cantabria-Basque Country DivisionNational Geographic Institute of SpainDonostiaSpain
  3. 3.Department of Graphic EngineeringUniversity of SevilleSevilleSpain
  4. 4.Andalusia DivisionNational Geographic Institute of SpainSevilleSpain
  5. 5.Data Science & Big Data LabPablo de Olavide UniversitySevilleSpain

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