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dc.contributor.authorSo, Stephen
dc.contributor.editorLlewellyn Mann & Scott Daniel
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T13:01:31Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T13:01:31Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.date.modified2013-06-13T04:09:57Z
dc.identifier.refurihttp://www.aaee.com.au/conferences/2012/
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/49134
dc.description.abstractAs a core fundamental subject in all Electrical and Electronic Engineering courses, Signals and Systems has traditionally been a difficult subject, not only for engineering students to learn, but also for lecturers to teach effectively. The inherent mathematical nature of the subject, coupled with highly abstract concepts, such as Dirac delta functions, convolution, orthogonal signals and frequency-domain analysis, causes students to find the subject matter too challenging and difficult to understand. This is an unfortunate outcome, given that Signals and Systems provides the essential foundations for further subjects, such as communication systems, digital signal processing, and control systems. When coupled with the trend in Universities toward PowerPoint魢ased teaching, important derivations, process, and understanding are often not communicated effectively, with students either becoming dazzled by fancy slideshows rather than achieving a deeper understanding; or skipping lectures because they feel they do not gain any more than what they would by simply reading the slides themselves in their own time. This study reports on the changes made since 2008, in "Signals and Systems", which is a second-year subject in the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree at Griffith University, Gold Coast campus.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
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dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherAustralasian Association for Engineering Education
dc.publisher.placeAustralia
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.aaee.com.au/conferences/2012/
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameAAEE 2012
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleProceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE) - The Profession of Engineering Education: Advancing Teaching, Research and Careers
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2012-12-03
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2012-12-05
dc.relation.ispartoflocationMelbourne, Australia
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchScience, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode130212
dc.titleRefined ‘Chalk-and-Talk’ of Lecture Content: Teaching Signals and Systems at the Griffith School of Engineering
dc.typeConference output
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conferences
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publications
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Engineering
gro.rights.copyright© The Author(s) 2012. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owner for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this conference please refer to the publisher’s website or contact the author.
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gro.griffith.authorSo, Stephen


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