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Personal reflections of a 1st year postgraduate student

Fitzsimons, Lorna and Corcoran, Brian (2008) Personal reflections of a 1st year postgraduate student. In: ISEE-08 - International Symposium for Engineering Education, 8-10 September 2008, Dublin City University, Ireland. ISBN 1872327737

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Abstract

Undertaking a postgraduate research degree can be a very exciting and daunting experience. The aim of this paper is to relate some of the experiences and reflections of a first year postgraduate engineering student. There have been other articles written on the PhD experience, however I believe that this paper offers insights into the industry based project experience, the benefits and drawbacks of multiple supervisors, and it offers the perspective of a student on an early point of the postgraduate learning curve.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Subjects:Social Sciences > Education
Engineering > Engineering education
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Publisher:Dublin City University
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:2182
Deposited On:28 Nov 2008 12:05 by DORAS Administrator. Last Modified 17 Feb 2009 14:34

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