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Teamwork in Crossdisciplinarity

Renée-Pascale Laberge

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The École Polytechnique de Montréal has integrated an approach of teamwork in its twelve engineering programs, in the bachelor's degree program since 2005. Students must take a compulsory 45 hour course on teamwork and are then accompanied with team coaching throughout the four years program, in all the engineering integration projects. These integration projects are generally ones in which, over a session, the students work in teams to conceive an engineering project. Within the framework of these projects (1 per year), a group communication specialist meets every team for approximately 60 minutes. This process promotes the transfer of the accumulated knowledge acquired in the teamwork course to their projects and helps identify the group processes at play in their teamwork dynamics. The objective pursued by this conference is to present the innovative formula used by the École Polytechnique de Montréal and to demonstrate by clear examples how it allows the development of skills in teamwork in all the scientific disciplines.

Subjects: 8000 Social sciences and humanities > 8000 Social sciences and humanities
Department: Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/10645/
Conference Title: 4th International Conference on New Horizons in Education
Conference Location: Nice, France
Conference Date(s): 2021-09-17 - 2021
Editors: Aytekin Isman, Colleen Sexton, Teresa Franklin and Ahmet Eskicumali
Journal Title: Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (vol. 106)
Publisher: Science Direct
DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.12.295
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.12.295
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2023 10:45
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2024 09:40
Cite in APA 7: Laberge, R.-P. (2021, September). Teamwork in Crossdisciplinarity [Paper]. 4th International Conference on New Horizons in Education, Nice, France. Published in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.12.295


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