Author: Thomas Eagle

Engineering Challenges

Thomas Eagle

Activity overview Engineering Challenges is a ‘cornerstone’ course that provides incoming students – from across the school – with both an introduction to the field of engineering and a framework for their learning over the rest of the five-and-a-half-year undergraduate programme.  While the course brings together a significant number of components, pedagogies and learning outcomes, its […]

Lessons learnt from emergency teaching

Thomas Eagle

Defining features of PUC’s engineering education Like engineering schools across Chile, the Pontifical University of Chile’s Engineering school (PUC Engineering) has historically delivered long (seven-year) undergraduate engineering programmes that were dedicated almost exclusively to mathematical and scientific fundamentals.  The past decade, however, has seen a radical shift in the school’s educational approach.   A shorter five-and-a-half-year undergraduate […]