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Date: 2019
Language: English
Type: Articles
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/295135
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Authors: Simpson, Zach
Date: 2019
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/294554
Description: Abstract: This paper investigates the social semiotic practices surrounding use of information graphics within the specialized discourse of civil engineering. It combines the theoretical consideration ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/267586
Description: Abstract: Engineering design as capstone course creates an opportunity for practitioners to demonstrate their familiarity with the particular landscape of practice of their chosen field. This research ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/267590
Description: Abstract: The primary focus of engineering curricula is technical competence. However, literature suggests that a common shortcoming of engineering graduates pertains to so-called ‘softer’ skills such ... More
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Date: 2018
Language: English
Type: Conference proceeding
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/289179
Description: Abstract: Mathematics is an essential course in the study of engineering. It can be argued that mathematics is the backbone of engineering. It is important for educators to have an understanding of th ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/226828
Description: Abstract: Mentorship is important to engineering activity. Yet, little attention is paid to this process within the engineering domain. This paper seeks to remedy this by analyzing the metaphors for m ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: English
Type: Article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/245383
Description: Abstract: The underrepresentation of women in engineering remains a problem till this day where women made up 4% of its registered professional engineers in South Africa in 2014. The experience of wom ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/213283
Description: Abstract: Successive Governments in Ghana since the pre­independence era have all underscored the significance of engineering education as a catalyst for transforming and growing the economy as well a ... More
Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/213249
Description: Abstract: The remarkably challenging features of the construction industry in the 21" century are globalization, the restructuring of the world economy, changes experienced in project financing and de ... More
Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/214037
Description: Abstract: This paper highlights the challenges of 21st century engineering studies and practice relating to infrastructure growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Tertiary education in SSA is experiencing ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/123934
Description: Abstract: The roles of Engineers are generally vital as their knowledge and expertise play a pivotal part in societal improvement, offer empowering ideas, innovations and initiatives that motivate fin ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: English
Type: Conference proceedings
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/10210/124081
Description: Abstract: This research describes a pilot project which aimed to introduce CDIO-type (Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate), project-based learning through a community-based project in a third year Mater ... More
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Authors: Simpson, Z. | Bester, J.
Date: 2015
Type: Article
Identifier: uj:5137
Description: Engineering courses across the globe include practical components generally undertaken in small groups. This study aims to determine whether the quantity and quality of students’ participation in thes ... More
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Date: 2008-11-12T08:45:59Z
Type: Inaugural
Identifier: uj:14926
Description: Inaugural lecture--Department of Electrical Engineering, Rand Afrikaans University, 23 April 1997
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