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Embedding technology in the structures thread of a civil engineering degree

Currie, NGR; Haynes, BJ; Leach, P; Wang, J; Weekes, L


Prof Neil Currie
Professor Structural EngineeringPractice

P Leach

J Wang

L Weekes


This paper describes an ongoing journey,
which began in the autumn semester of
2005 and continues to the present day, with
the aims of promoting good teaching at the
University of Salford, UK. It discusses the
challenges faced during the redesign of a
civil engineering degree programme and
how these techniques have transformed it
into an award winning teaching environment.
Specifi cally, the teaching of structural
engineering is addressed, tracking the
development from common modules shared
between three engineering disciplines,
through to the integration of practicing
structural engineers and the positive
impact this had on the students and their
understanding of structural behaviour.


Currie, N., Haynes, B., Leach, P., Wang, J., & Weekes, L. (2013). Embedding technology in the structures thread of a civil engineering degree

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Mar 1, 2013
Deposit Date Mar 26, 2013
Journal The Structural Engineer
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 91
Issue 3
Pages 12-17
Keywords Accreditation, Teaching Methods, Structural Behaviour
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