Document Type : Scientific - Research
1 Faculty Member, Department of Educational Management and Planning, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
2 Ph. D. student of Curriculum Development, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.
3 M.A. Curriculum Planning, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.
The main objective of this research is to investigate engineering pedagogy approaches to improve the quality of teaching in engineering education. This qualitative research was carried out using the seven-step method of Sandlovski and Barroso. The meta-synthesis team consisted of three experts in curriculum planning and one expert in meta-synthesis research. 27 related research sources were used as the basis of the analysis, the result of which is the extraction of 5 themes of students’ individual characteristics, professors’ professional competences, course plan status, society’s needs and values, and environmental and organizational factors. The validity of the data was confirmed using the techniques of reliability, transferability. Alignment and trustworthiness of the data was also confirmed by the accurate guidance of the flow of information collection and alignment of the researchers. The findings showed that to guide science and the art of education, pedagogy can be linked to real pedagogical situations and learners to be able to acquire new information, behaviors and skills with full understanding using it. Using the engineering pedagogy approach, constructive interaction between professor and student is formed, which leads to deep learning in learners.
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