A changing Civil Engineering curriculum at UCD

Patrick Purcell

University College Dublin

Dr. Patrick J. Purcell is a Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering at University College Dublin. He is the co-ordinator of the Civil Engineering BE and ME programmes. Currently, he is the interim Head of Teaching & Learning for the School of Civil Engiineering.


The paper describes some examples of innovative developments in the 4-year undergraduate Civil Engineering curriculum at UCD. The developments described were undertaken to stimulate active learning and higher order thinking.... [ view full abstract ]


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