Seminario de docencia: 3 de abril

El próximo miércoles, 3 de abril, a las 12:30, en la Escuela de Arquitectura (sala de consejos), tendrá lugar el seminario de docencia titulado Project Drive-Math: Challenges, expectations and preliminary results, impartido por los profesores Carla M.A. Pinto, Susana Nicola y Jorge Mendoça, del Instituto Superior de Ingeniería de Oporto, Portugal. Podéis encontrar más información aquí. Os animamos a todos a asistir.


DrIVE-MATH – Development of Innovative Mathematical Teaching Strategies

The traditional way of teaching math classes is based on a ‘teaching by telling’, or ‘chalk and talk’, approach, especially in the first years of the university degrees. It is based on single lecture-based delivery to large classes. The Education of the new era must transform itself to be able to provide students with the scientific and soft skills needed in the 21st century. Students must actively apply and update their knowledge, must be  critical thinkers, problem solvers, curious, imaginative, collaborative, communicators.

DrIVE-MATH – Development of Innovative Mathematical Teaching Strategies in European Engineering Degrees’ virtual team, was designed to develop a novel and integrated framework to teach math classes in engineering courses, at the university level. Its major goal is to apply novel teaching methodologies to teach math courses to future Engineers. DrIVE-MATH emerged from the need to prepare and develop essential competences in engineering students, key to their success in the rapidly changing and dynamic workplace. The teachers involved in the project strongly believe that the implemented active-learning (AL) methodologies provide better scientific and soft skills’ support to the future Engineers. In this presentation we are going to show the results of the first year (pilot) implementation of the project DrIVE-MATH at the School of Engineering of the Polytechnic of Porto.