Approaches to the teaching of design: an engineering subject centre guide

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This booklet seeks to provide a resource for all those with an interest in design, and the education and training of engineering students to carry out the design process. A brief description of the internal and external requirements for design in the engineering curriculum is followed by a review of different approaches to design teaching currently employed in engineering schools and universities worldwide. Suggestions for further reading about each approach and a reference section are also provided.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLoughborough University, Leicester
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - May 2009


  • mechanical engineering
  • design
  • design teaching

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