Computer Integrated A/E/C

Workshop

CICEE Synthesis Coalition

Department of Civil Engineering
Stanford University

May 20-21, 1996

Organized by:

Dr. Renate Fruchter
CICEE Metaproject Co-Leader

Sponsored by:

NSF Synthesis Coalition

Center for Integrated Facility Engineering
Stanford University


ParticipantsObjectiveAgendaLocationContact

Computer Integrated A/E/C course


 

Participants

Cal Poly University

Cornell University

Iowa State University

Southern University

Stanford University

UC Berkeley


Objective

Bring together faculty from Civil Engineering and Architecture Departments at Synthesis Coalition universities to discuss:

 


Agenda

 

Monday May 20, 1996
CIFE, Bldg 550, Conference Room 556P

8:30-9:00 Breakfast
9:00-9:15 Welcome:
  • Dr. Renate Fruchter CICEE Metaproject Co-Leader
  • Prof. Jeffrey Koseff, CE Department Chair, Stanford University
  • Prof. Larry Leifer, Synthesis Coalition PIs
9:15-9:30 Introductions
9:30-9:45 Goals
  • Innovation in A/E/C Education to address industry needs
  • Peer Evaluation and Feedback
  • Dissemination
  • Tech Transfer and Collaboration Opportunities
9:45-10:30 Overview of "Computer Integrated A/E/C"

Course Model
R. Fruchter

10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:45 Round Table Discussion I: Diverse University Programs:

On-going Efforts and Opportunities (10 mins each)

Multi-disciplinary, Project-based learning, Team-oriented courses/programs

  • Cornell
  • Southern
  • Iowa State
  • Cal Poly
  • UC Berkeley
  • Stanford
11:45-1:00 Lunch Break
1:00- 2:15A/E/C Course Model, Part I: Role Modeling,
R. Fruchter, C. Gonzales
  • New Learning Environment
    • Industry participants, Faculty, Journeymen, and Apprentices
  • Exciting Education Paradigm
    • Multi-disciplinary Issues in Building Case Studies
  • Engaging Computer Infrastructure for Collaborative Teamwork
    • Media Weaver - The Aspen Project (Hands-on Experience)
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:45A/E/C Course Model, Part II:

Multi-Disciplinary Awareness and Teamwork ,
R. Fruchter, B. Wai

  • New Learning Environment
    • A/E/C Teams: Journeymen and Apprentices; Faculty and Industry
  • Exciting Education Paradigm
    • Teaming-up, Team-building, Team-work and Team-dynamics
    • Multi-disciplinary Perspectives and Cross-disciplinary Implications
  • Engaging Computer Infrastructure for Collaborative Teamwork
    • Team Building on the Web (Hands-on Experience - CIFE Lab)
    • The Cube Project demo (CIFE Lab)
    • Paperless course - Web documentation
    • Distant learning and interaction - ProShare videoconferencing
3:45-4:00 Break
4:00-5:00 Round Table Discussion II:

Institutional Dissemination and Collaboration

  • Faculty and Industry Commitment in Project-Based Learning courses
  • Infrastructure Needs
  • Alternatives for A/E/C Dissemination and Collaboration
6:00-8:00 Dinner at local restaurant

 

Tuesday May 21, 1996

CIFE, Bldg 550, Conference Room 556P

8:00-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-10:00 A/E/C Course Model, Part III:
Collaborative Building Project

R. Fruchter
  • New Learning Environment
    • A/E/C Teams: Journeymen and Apprentices; Faculty and Industry
  • Exciting Education Paradigm
    • Information sharing in synchronous and asynchronous teamwork
  • Engaging Computer Infrastructure for Collaborative Teamwork
    • 3D CAD and Visualization
    • Interdisciplinary Communication Medium (Hands-on Experience)
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:45 A/E/C Course Model, Part IV- Collaborative Building Project
R. Fruchter, T. Khedro
  • New Learning Environment
    • A/E/C Teams: Journeymen and Apprentices; Faculty and Industry
  • Exciting Education Paradigm
    • Information exchange in synchronous and asynchronous teamwork
  • Engaging Computer Infrastructure for Collaborative Teamwork
    • Distributed CAD (Hands-on Experience)
11:45-12:45 Lunch Break
12:45-1:45 Assessment of Project-Based, Team-oriented Courses
L. Leifer
1:45-2:00 Break
2:00- 3:30 Round Table Discussion III: Wrap-up

Revisit:

  • Needs for Faculty and Industry Commitment, Infrastructure
  • Alternatives for Dissemination and Collaboration
    • Initiatives
    • Current Barriers
    • Implementation Plan

 

3:30 Free Time on Campus

 


Contact

Dr. Renate Fruchter

CIFE, Stanford University
Terman Engineering Center MC:4020
Stanford, CA 94305-4020 

Phone: (415) 725 1549
Fax: (415) 723 4806

Email: fruchter@ce.stanford.edu