Institution: PUC

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Engineering Challenges

Thomas Eagle

Abstract Activity overview Engineering Challenges is a first-year design course at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC) that challenges multidisciplinary teams of engineering students to develop technology-based solutions to major societal challenges facing Chile.   Independent review Engineering Challenges caters to a large student cohort and combines a wide range of pedagogies and learning outcomes.  Moving […]

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 […]