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Engineering Education 4.0

Excellent Teaching and Learning in Engineering Sciences

Editors: Frerich, S., Meisen, T., Richert, A., Petermann, M., Jeschke, S., Wilkesmann, U., Tekkaya, A.E. (Eds.)

  • Research results about virtual learning environments, student mobility, internationalization, the student lifecycle and professional skills
  • Includes the state-of-the-art for engineering education research regarding remote labs and mixed-reality
  • Shows many parts of the interdisciplinary work of the research project ELLI
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This book presents a collection of results from the interdisciplinary research project “ELLI” published by researchers at RWTH Aachen University, the TU Dortmund and Ruhr-Universität Bochum between 2011 and 2016. All contributions showcase essential research results, concepts and innovative teaching methods to improve engineering education. Further, they focus on a variety of areas, including virtual and remote teaching and learning environments, student mobility, support throughout the student lifecycle, and the cultivation of interdisciplinary skills.


About the authors

Sulamith Frerich currently holds the position of an assistant professor for Virtualization of Process Technology- Experimental Experiences in Engineering Education at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. Her research includes simulation and remote operation of test facilities.

Tobias Meisen is the managing director of the Institute of Information Management in Mechanical Engineering (IMA) at RWTH Aachen University since 2014. His main research areas comprise interoperability of heterogeneous system landscapes and artificial intelligence in production scenarios.

Anja Richert currently holds a professorship for agile management at the faculty of mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen University and is the managing director of the Center for Learning and Knowledge Management (ZLW) at the Cybernetic-Cluster IMA/ZLW & IfU in Aachen.

Marcus Petermann is the head of the Institute for Particle Technology at the Institute for Mechanical Engineering at Ruhr-University Bochum. His main areas of research include high pressure process technology, design of particle systems and the usage of CO2 as a raw material. 

Sabina Jeschke is head of the Cybernetic-Cluster IMA/ZLW & IfU and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University. Her main research areas are amongst others: Complex IT-systems; robotics and automation and virtual worlds for research alliances and education.

Uwe Wilkesmann is Director of the Centre for Higher Education (zhb), TU Dortmund University. His main areas of research are Higher Education Research, Academic Teaching and Didactics, and Organization Studies.

Table of contents (78 chapters)

  • Measurement of the Cognitive Assembly Planning Impact

    Büscher, Christian (et al.)

    Pages 3-14

  • Selfoptimized Assembly Planning for a ROS Based Robot Cell

    Ewert, Daniel (et al.)

    Pages 15-24

  • RUB-Ingenieurwissenschaften expandieren in die virtuelle Lernwelt

    Frerich, Sulamith (et al.)

    Pages 25-29

  • Massive Open Online Courses in Engineering Education

    Heckel, Ute (et al.)

    Pages 31-45

  • Using E-Portfolios to Support Experiential Learning and Open the Use of Tele-Operated Laboratories for Mobile Devices

    May, Dominik (et al.)

    Pages 47-65

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Book Title
Engineering Education 4.0
Book Subtitle
Excellent Teaching and Learning in Engineering Sciences
  • Sulamith Frerich
  • Tobias Meisen
  • Anja Richert
  • Marcus Petermann
  • Sabina Jeschke
  • Uwe Wilkesmann
  • A. Erman Tekkaya
Springer International Publishing
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83 b/w illustrations, 245 illustrations in colour