Professional development of Russian HEIs' management and faculty in CDIO standards application
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2015

The paper presents the approach to complex training of managers and faculty staff for system modernisation of Russian engineering education. As a methodological basis of design and implementation of the faculty development programme, the CDIO (Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate) Approach was chosen due to compliance of its concept to the purposes and tasks of engineering education development in Russia. The authors describe the structure, the content and implementation technology of the programme designed by Tomsk Polytechnic University and Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology with the assistance of Chalmers University of Technology and KTH Royal Institute of Technology and other members of the CDIO Initiative. The programme evaluation based on the questionnaire results showed that the programme content is relevant, has high practical value and high level of novelty for all categories of participants. Therefore, the CDIO approach was recommended for implementation to improve various elements of the engineering programme such as learning outcomes, content and structure, teaching, learning and assessment methods. Besides, the feedback results obtained through programme participants’ survey contribute to identification of problems preventing development of engineering education in Russia and thus serve as milestones for further development of the programme.

CDIO initiative

CDIO standards

engineering education modernisation

faculty development

faculty competences

Författare

Alexander Chuchalin

Tomskij Politehniceskij Universitet

Johan Malmqvist

Chalmers, Produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktutveckling

Marina Tayurskaya

Tomskij Politehniceskij Universitet

European Journal of Engineering Education

0304-3797 (ISSN) 1469-5898 (eISSN)

Vol. 41 426-437

Ämneskategorier

Maskinteknik

Lärande och undervisning

Pedagogiskt arbete

DOI

10.1080/03043797.2015.1085837