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There are a number of web-based repositories which contain teaching resources which you can use or adapt.  Table 1 outlines repositories that are either specifically for engineering or have dedicated sections for engineering.  Table 2 gives details of more general repositories that also contain engineering resources


TABLE 1 - Engineering specific directories


Directory  URL Resources Disciplines
UK Engineering Subject Centre



(~1000 resources)

Guides, reports, case studies, websites

General: engineering education, curriculum, teamwork + more

Specific: Chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, mechanical, software + more

CDIO http://www.cdio.org CDIO community site - standards, syllabus information, publications, contacts CDIO (Conceive, Develop, Implement, Operate)
Engineering Pathway



(>9000 resources)

Library of engineering teaching resources: preparing courses, developing curricula, assessment etc. Also community billboard.

Specific and General resources: engineering education, teamwork, curriculum + more.

MIT Open Courseware http://ocw.mit.edu Courseware including materials, activities and assessment Aeronautics, biological, chemical, civil and environmental, electrical, computer, systems, materials, mechanical and nuclear.
Carnegie-Mellon Open Learning Initiative http://www.cmu.edu/oli/index.html Courseware including materials, activities and assessment Statics, Statistics, Economics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Empirical Research Methods
Gateway Engineering Education Coalition http://www.gatewaycoalition.org Interactive labs, multimedia modules, publications, presentations, workshops, courseware Generic engineering (e.g professional development, assessment, teams, women in engineering) and some specific: biological, environmental, materias, manufacturing, soil, copmuting, + others.
Geotechnical, Rock and Water Resources Library http://www.grow.arizona.edu/ Interactive learning resources: data sets, software, text Geotechnical engineering, rock engineering, water resources.
HAMLET, Uni of Maryland http://www.eng.umd.edu/HAMLET/ Hierarchical Asynchronous and Multimedia Learning (HAMLET) = Electronic textbooks = Simulations and models Statics and mechanics of materials, and Dynamics (Java based)
UK Intute engineering (no longer being developed)



Websites for study and research Aerospace, biological, chemical, civil, electrical, environmental,  manufacturing, materials, mechancial, mining, nanotech, petroleum, sustainability + General.

TABLE 2 - General directories






Foundation Coalition



(~500 results for engineering)

Focus on first and second years and curriculum integration - most disciplines represented Workshops, curricula and pedagogical innovations, course modules, concept inventories, annual conference proceedings




(> 500 results for engineering)

Aerospace, biological, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, manufacturing, materials, mechanical, mining, nuclear, ocean, petroleum, + more 

Online learning materials (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching)




(>16000 results for engineering)

Most (if not all) disciplines covered. 

National Engineering Education Delivery System = digital library of learning resources. Registration required.




(~650 results for engineering)

Most disciplines covered. 

Southeastern University and College Coalition for Engineering Education = design projects, journal articles, presentations 

UK Mathematics Subject Centre  http://www.mathcentre.ac.uk    Maths Math support materials: Leaflets, tutorial videos, diagnostics, ipod and mobile downloads, practice/ revision booklets

US National Science Digital Library



(>500 000 results for engineering)

Most (if not all) disciplines covered.

STEM: Interactive resources, web-based applications, research findings
Virtual Library



(>1000 results for engineering)

Most disciplines covered. Web resouces and article links 

World Lecture Hall



(~60 results for engineering)

Mostly mechanical and electrical - some chemical and software. 

Links to online courseware including curriculum, video, notes, assessment.


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Comments (2)

r.goldsmith@unsw.edu.au said

at 12:13 pm on Apr 5, 2011

The following are useful sites for assisting faculty staff and students in various aspects of writing in engineering: the WRISE site is a combined initiative between University of Sydney and UNSW to develop students' writing in an online context.
The thesis site is a self-access site to guide students through writing an honours thesis in engineeering and science: it also has useful advice for Masters/PhD students.
The case study repoort provides a guide for staff and students in how to approach a case study.

Roger Hadgraft said

at 1:03 pm on Apr 5, 2011

Thanks Rosalie. I have copied these to the "Introduction to Engineering" page but perhaps we need an Engineering Communication page and/or a postgraduate page.

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