Enlightenment of Engineering Teaching in Canada on Design Experiment Courses in Local Colleges and Universities

Tingting Shao, Jianxin Li, Xinliang Cao, Juntang Dong, Nengxun Yang, Xincheng Ren


Combined with the demand of training electronic professionals in China and the current status of design experiment course teaching in our school, through the semi-annual research of higher education teaching method of engineering in University of Ottawa, Canada, with the classroom teaching reform in our school as an opportunity, reform and practice have been carried out for the project-based topics, teaching methods and assessment methods of the design experiment course. Project-based topics combine with the classical electronic system design topics and innovative topics to meet the needs of students for multi-level and personalized practice and innovation training; increase a link of collaborative training for quickly screening effective information; its content is theoretical knowledge points concerned by large enterprises; its discussion mode includes think-pair-share, fishbowl and world cafe method; the refined procedural assessment method is used, so that the evaluation runs through the entire course; work exhibition of classroom teaching reform is held to motivate the improvement of project achievement quality. Practice proves that the reform has achieved a certain effect, but there are also some shortcomings, and suggestions for improvement are put forward.


design experiment course; classroom teaching reform; engineering teaching in Canada


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