Teaching construction contracts: mutual learning experience

Adeyeye, Oluwakemi (2009) Teaching construction contracts: mutual learning experience Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 1 (2). pp. 97-104. ISSN 1943-4162

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Construction contract modules are delivered to second-year architectural technology and construction/construction management students undertaking foundation and undergraduate degree programs. Feedback and assessment results from recent years showed that students generally found these modules difficult. Studies were conducted to further understand students’ experiences and expectations, to assess quality of teaching, and to evaluate the dissemination of theoretical and practical knowledge during the delivery of construction contract modules. The objective was to review the methods used for teaching, learning, and assessment of construction contract modules and make recommendations to inform and improve future module development and delivery. This paper is based on a first-time experience of teaching a law-related subject to construction students. Reflection on the teaching and assessment methods implemented during the term and on student responses permits conclusions to be drawn on how best to improve students’ learning experience and simultaneously maintain the university’s quality standards.

Item Type: Journal article
Subjects: K000 Architecture, Building and Planning > K200 Building
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1061/(ASCE)1943-4162(2009)1:2(97)
Faculties: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Environment and Technology > Sustainable Construction and Environmental Planning
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2009
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2015 12:39
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/6254

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