Analysis of time delay factors during studies and development of an instrument for quality management at the faculty of civil engineering
Copyright: Tobias Berg
One of RWTH Aachen University’s main concerns is the quality improvement of study and teaching. The faculty of civil engineering with its diverse degree courses is also confronted with this challenge. The faculty of civil engineering conducts a survey to identify reasons and casual relations that courses failure rates and obstacles on the way to a successful graduation.
The project goal of EEQUS is to explore specifics of studying at the faculty of civil engineering and to expand the internal instruments of RWTH Aachen University. This holistic survey will take into account the whole study progress cycle in order to structurally point out factors of failure. In a long range the results should show new perspectives to improve studying in bachelor courses at the faculty of civil engineering.
The survey instruments, recommendations for action and measures resulting from the project should supplement the internal instruments of faculty quality management of teaching in the future.
The survey is conducted by applying quantitative and qualitative research methods. The analysis also includes the involvement of relevant actors and experts of the faculty of civil engineering.
The project is financed by funds of teaching quality-improvement at the faculty of civil engineering.