International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642


Vol.11(15) (2020)

  • Development of Information Competencies of Engineering Students

    Elena N. Fokina (Department of Business Informatics and Mathematics, Tyumen Industrial University, RUSSIA ).

    Disciplinary: Engineering Education (Curriculum and Learning Development).

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    DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2020.306

    Keywords: Engineering education, information competences; CDIO, digitalization; educational environment; learning model; DigComp.

    Intensive digitalization of the engineering profession imposes new requirements for the methods and approaches to the effective formation of information literacy. In Russia, this process is complicated by the strict state educational standards, which is not enough to train competitive specialists in the job market. The gaps that emerged while preparing the Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) are proposed to be filled with Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate (CDIO)-based tools. In the paper, the CDIO Syllabus project for BEng students is discussed as the methodological solution. The project includes a list of training results that are in line with Russia's Federal State Educational Standard (FSES 3++) and the DigComp 2.0 model. The practical application of the CDIO Syllabus project is demonstrated using the case of individual and/or group educational products based on a university's information-educational environment and resources. The study examines its structure, content, and implementation technology. To justify the applicability of the proposed solutions, we analyze the advantages of the CDIO initiative when building information competences for students of BEng programs. The research findings can be adapted to the orientation or educational profile of a university's engineering training.

    Paper ID: 11A15R

    Cite this article:

    Fokina, E. N. (2020). Development of Information Competencies of Engineering Students. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 11(15), 11A15R, 1-11.


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