Institution: Aalborg University

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Lessons learnt from emergency teaching

Ruth Graham

Defining features of Aalborg’s engineering education Since its foundation in 1974, Aalborg University has taken a distinctive problem-based learning (PBL) approach to its research and education activities.  Half of the undergraduate curriculum is devoted to group projects that each span a full semester, with the remaining half devoted to disciplinary-based ‘taught courses’.  The group projects are underpinned […]

Giraf project

Ruth Graham

Abstract Activity overview Giraf is a group project for students to develop an app for autistic children experiencing profound language barriers.  Taking a highly student-led approach, it requires the full cohort of 60 students to work together on the app’s development: students themselves must organise the cohort into a network of inter-dependent teams and manage […]