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This short introduction about integration in education development content was given as a starting point for a workshop in International Conference on Engineering Education, Belfast, 21-26 August …

This short introduction about integration in education development content was given as a starting point for a workshop in International Conference on Engineering Education, Belfast, 21-26 August 2011.
More details about the workshop and a questionnaire related on it can be found from wiki-page, https://wiki.aalto.fi/display/AaltoICEE/Home

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  • 1. Integration inCurriculum DevelopmentP. Lahti, P. Pietikäinen,J. Suviniitty, K. Vahtikari, K. VilonenAalto UniversitySchool of Chemical TechnologyEspoo, Finland
  • 2. A merger of leadingFinnish universities in 2010University of Art and Design Helsinki (TaiK)Helsinki School of Economics (HSE)Helsinki University of Technology (TKK)A community of:• 75,000 alumni• 20,000 students• 4,700 faculty & staff• with 340 professors
  • 3. Motivation for integration• Comprehension of entities• Levels of integration – University – Curriculum • Content development – Course• The demands for working life
  • 4. Case 1: Integrating working life skills andtools• Level of integration: Degree programme (B.Sc., M.Sc.)• Integration of working life skills, such as mathematics, communication, co-operation skills and ability to work in a multicultural group into courses• New programme, possibility to integrate as a starting point, not as something to add later
  • 5. Case 2: Integrating English• Level of integration: Degree programme (M.Sc.)• Programme already in English – Combining courses with EAP – Information on how to use English – Course report feedback on English use – Course presentation feedback on English use • Also peer evaluation• Motivation for the students – No artificial English exercises – Benefits for other courses as well
  • 6. Case 3: Integrating material science• Level of integration: 2nd year course (B.Sc.)• Expands the idea of wood based materials → general materials science and polymeric materials• Polymers in pulp, paper and wood industry – Processing aids – Coatings – Modifiers• Theory course + lab course• Students’ presumptions
  • 7. Case 4: Integrating multidisciplinaryapproach of sustainability• Level of integration: 1st year course (B.Sc.) optional sustainability cultural technical economical social business science & art & design national technology new mediaeconomy water nanotechnology management international energy graphical design trade recycling brain technology research => System and critical thinking, creativity, communication and interaction skills
  • 8. WorkshopSmall group discussion• Achievements• Experiences• ChallengesSurveyPossibility for follow upAddress to wiki-pagehttps://wiki.aalto.fi/display/AaltoICEE/Home
  • 9. Kiitos! Thank you!We would like to thank Aalto School of Chemical TechnologyAddress to wiki-pagehttps://wiki.aalto.fi/display/AaltoICEE/HomePlease contact us by e-mailpia.lahti@aalto.fipirjo.pietikainen@aalto.fijaana.suviniitty@aalto.fikatja.vahtikari@aalto.fikati.vilonen@aalto.fi