River Valley Community College Intro to Engineering I (EGR 101)

This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence designed for engineering students. Topics covered this semester will include: Engineering as a profession, ethics and the impact of technology on society, the design process and teamwork, technical communications, and techniques to solve Engineering problems, includes the use of spreadsheets and other numerical based software, including MATLAB. A number of concepts within each topic will be demonstrated and sample problems discussed. These topics will be covered at a brisk pace in lectures, which is normal in engineering courses. It is an algebra-based course with incorporated classroom projects and activities.
Date:
2014-08
Primary Material Type:
Collection
Institution:
Community College System of New Hampshire
Project Name:
Advanced Manufacturing Partnerships in Education (AMPed NH)
TAACCCT Round:
1
Subjects:
Engineering, TAACCCT, advanced manufacturing, CCSNH, AMPed NH, Community College, Community College System of New Hampshire, River Valley, outline, syllabus, design project

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Advisory boards of partner employers reviewed curriculum and provided input on design needs.
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (332)
Occupation:
Architecture and Engineering Occupations -- Mechanical Engineers (17-2141)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Precision Production (48)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
15 Weeks
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Quality Rubric:
Other
Quality Note:
Hezel Associates provided the 3rd party curriculum review for the AMPed NH TAACCCT grant project. Courses were reviewed for quality by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) by assessing the (1) clarity and appropriateness of learning objectives, (2) alignment of learning objectives to course activities and materials, (3) logical sequencing of course content, (4) availability of active learning opportunities, (5) use of formative feedback for students, and (6) presence of summative assessment and its alignment with course objectives. SMEs were selected based on credentials and experience in instructional and curricular design and evaluation.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • None
Course Note:
Engineering Technology

Copyright / Licensing

Copyright Owner:
River Valley Community College
Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.