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Design Problem in Engineering

  • Chwee Beng LeeEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of the context of engineering in general, the types of risks encountered by engineers, their decision making and implications for instruction. In engineering practice, design problem which is the most ill-structured and complex problems is regarded as the essence of engineering practice. This chapter specifically discusses the approaches to engineering education which builds the foundation of instructional design for engineering curricula with reference to design problem. Additionally, to develop expertise rapidly, instructors must seek to embed the characteristics of high-stakes problems in the instruction to prepare students for workplace challenges and the opportunity to learn to manage risks and to foresee and minimise the negative impact of problems and solutions to those problems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Western Sydney UniversityPenrithAustralia

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