Abstract—Technology of Mechanical Manufacture has the characteristics of high comprehensiveness, strong theoretical property as well as strong practicality and applicability. However, traditional teaching mode has many disadvantages, such as excessive teaching contents, “ambiguity between primary and secondary knowledge”, which do not conform to the characteristics of the curriculum. The project-driven teaching method which is student-oriented and teacher-guided could integrate boring knowledge teaching into vivid experiment and design. This is conducive to training students’ innovation capability, team spirit and comprehensive quality and could arouse students’ enthusiasm for learning. This paper elaborated the general idea and contents of the project-driven teaching method, as well as the specific method and steps of it. Technology of Mechanical Manufacture is the last teaching program of Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation before graduation thesis. It aims to train students’ ability to analyze and solve practical problems with learned basic theories and practical knowledge, and ability to use mechanical design standards and norms. Through such project-driven teaching method, students cannot only make self-investigation from the perspective of engineers, but also integrate learned knowledge in project practices, shift the original cognitive and perceptive comprehension to practical comprehension, and enhance training in practical ability. Students can integrate learning and practice and train their own comprehensive ability through project design, organization, implementation and evaluation.
Index Terms—Project-driven teaching method, Technology of Mechanical Manufacture, ability training, innovation capability, higher education.
The authors are with School of Mechanical Engineering, Qingdao Technological University, Qingdao, China (e-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com).
Cite: Changhe Li, Yali Hou, and Jianjun Yang, "Research on Project-Driven Teaching Method of Technology of Mechanical Manufacture Based on Ability Training," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 474-478, 2017.