富山大学工学部における学科・学年横断型ものづくり教育科目「創造工学特別実習」 [in Japanese] A New Subject "Creative Engineering Exercise" Opened to All Course and Grade Students in the Faculty of Engineering, Toyama University [in Japanese]
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A new subject “creative engineering exercise" has started in the faculty of engineering, Toyama University in 2004. The purpose of the subject is to give the motivation to the students to study engineering science as well as to help them to get the spirit of cooperation, creativity, voluntary and presentation ability. The subject is opened to 1<sup>st</sup> to 3<sup>rd</sup> grade students in all courses in the faculty. The students are divided into each development groups and experience the processes to develop each engineering product by themselves under the guidance of advisory teachers. They are asked to make development plans, design and manufacture the products, and presentation of the feature and development process of the products. The subject has started on 2004 school year and 38 students and developed 10 products. The products were presented in the student's creative idea exhibitions held in Toyama University, Niigata University and Nagasaki University. In 2005 school year, 72 students have attended the subject and now they are developing 12 engineering products in each group. In this paper the outline of the subject is described as well as the results and the prospects of the subject.
- IEEJ Transactions on Fundamentals and Materials
IEEJ Transactions on Fundamentals and Materials 126(7), 591-596, 2006-07-01
The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan