TEAM LEARNING PROGRAM FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERS USING PROJECT-BASED LEARNING - Case Study of the “Upper Process” in IT Engineering

Minoru Nakayama, Manabu Fueki, Shinji Seki, Toshikazu Uehara, Kenji Matsumoto

Abstract

This paper reports the case of an educational practice and evaluation of team learning in an Engineering course. This course uses project-based learning and is supported by a learning management system. Its subject is the “Upper Process” of Information Technology systems development. The course was conducted at a computer college which trains information technology engineers to meet the demands of industry. The course content consists of team practice sessions to understand “requests for proposals” (RFP) and to learn how to propose “requirement definitions”. Student’s communication skills are also taught throughout the team learning sessions. To assess what was learned, the results of the team learning sessions were evaluated and self evaluations of learning activities were conducted. After this, a feasibility study of the team learning activity was discussed. Also, the evaluation scores of the functions of the learning management system were correlated with the assessment scores.

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Nakayama M., Fueki M., Seki S., Uehara T. and Matsumoto K. (2012). TEAM LEARNING PROGRAM FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERS USING PROJECT-BASED LEARNING - Case Study of the “Upper Process” in IT Engineering . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-06-8, pages 105-111. DOI: 10.5220/0003897101050111


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@conference{csedu12,
author={Minoru Nakayama and Manabu Fueki and Shinji Seki and Toshikazu Uehara and Kenji Matsumoto},
title={TEAM LEARNING PROGRAM FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERS USING PROJECT-BASED LEARNING - Case Study of the “Upper Process” in IT Engineering},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2012},
pages={105-111},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003897101050111},
isbn={978-989-8565-06-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - TEAM LEARNING PROGRAM FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERS USING PROJECT-BASED LEARNING - Case Study of the “Upper Process” in IT Engineering
SN - 978-989-8565-06-8
AU - Nakayama M.
AU - Fueki M.
AU - Seki S.
AU - Uehara T.
AU - Matsumoto K.
PY - 2012
SP - 105
EP - 111
DO - 10.5220/0003897101050111