Learning at work

Rizzuto, Joseph and Chauhan, Indira (2017) Learning at work. RICS Building Surveying Journal. pp. 24-25. ISSN 1750-1032

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Abstract

As a profession,building surveying a range of career prospects. Surveyors provide advice on many aspects of design and construction, working on properties from historic buildings to new developments, as well as maintenance, repair and restoration.

Although technical knowledge is required as a core competency, the construction industry needs graduates with sound practical experience.

This article explores how work shadowing can be used as a tool for problem-based learning. Case study of University of West London's BSc Building Surveying depicts how problem-based learning can provide a valuable practical experience to students.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: First published in RICS Building Surveying Journal October-November 2017
Uncontrolled Keywords: Enhanced Work shadowing, Building Surveying, Built Environment
Subjects: Construction and engineering > Civil and environmental engineering
Education
Education > Higher education
Education > Teaching and learning
Construction and engineering > Built environment
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Depositing User: Indira Chauhan
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2017 13:21
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2018 23:59
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/4127

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