Community Service & Scholarship: Prospects & Challenges for Lebanese Engineering Institutions

Community Service & Scholarship: Prospects & Challenges for Lebanese Engineering Institutions

Abstract This paper is concerned with the utilisation of community based service learning programmes as means for advancing scholarship in all its forms. It examines how, in the absence of other alternative modalities, such student centred programmes may be exploited to stimulate academic research and development activities particularly where funding opportunities are scarce. Supportive examples [...]
PBL and Concept Acquisition

PBL and Concept Acquisition

Abstract The objective of this presentation is to study to what extend a PBL learning process helps in concepts acquisition within the framework of an approach based on the principles of Cognitive Psychology, Constructivism and high mental skills. Any learning approach may turn out to become a technical tool if not rooted in a solid ground of [...]