ENGworks Learning is the leading provider of CAD/BIM implementation and education services to enhance the AECO community from a technology driven aspect. At ENGworks, our implementation experts, MEP engineers, and architects tailor prescriptive learning paths that build the skills, behaviors and attitudes students need to succeed in BIM from design to coordination. Affordable project mentoring is available in mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, coordination, content creation, project initiation and energy analysis. ENGworks is committed to providing the products and services MEP Engineers, Architects, Contractors, Building Product Manufactures and Owners need to function more efficiently.
Consisting of a unique combination of standardized quizzes, diagnostic tools and personal consultations. ENGworks comprehensive Skills Assessment will highlight strengths and help us uncover problem areas. We'll review the results of the assessment with you and use them as a framework for tailoring a personalized learning plan for your company.
For more than five years, student assessment and improving student outcomes has been a focus of higher education and the accrediting commissions. The paradigm shift from an instructor-centered "lecture paradigm" to a student-centered "learning paradigm." The purpose of assessment is to measure how well students are learning content material and to assess instructors to improve teaching effectiveness. The pre/post assessment approach is used to measure basic course knowledge of core concepts and course learning objectives.
This methodology to learning will help both students and instructor to optimize time and money spent in class. While assessing knowledge retention from sequential course prerequisites and provide a measurable report of the student's knowledge retention. The formative assessment pretest is administered to students at the beginning of each course in order to find out their prior knowledge, misconceptions and learning difficulties on the topic of BIM, Revit and/or energy analysis. These findings provide instructors with valuable information required in order to adapt their teaching methods to the student's needs. The test includes open-ended questions and is administered prior to the course. The data obtained is analyzed in relation to the student's educational goals. The pre-assessment procedure is then followed up by a post-assessment which helps the student measure their instruction throughout the learning process.
What's Your Learning Style?
ENGworks' Learning Center offers an array of learning programs and delivery methods for the AEC/O community. We believe one single approach to learning is not in the best interest of our clients. Students have the choice of Engineer Led Training, Virtual Classroom Training, and Virtual Workshops.
Engineer/Architect Led Training
Live, Engineer/Architect Led Training is considered by all to be the most effective, as it best facilitates real-time interaction, in-depth information sharing and direct response to questions. Our instructors use lectures, discussions, and hands-on practices (based on real customer scenarios) to teach students best practices in the adoption of BIM. Few educational opportunities are considered more valuable than meeting and interfacing directly with an instructor.
Virtual Classroom Training
Virtual Classroom training is a method of delivering ENGworks "classroom" courses via the Internet. These interactive online courses are designed to educate students without leaving the office. Participation is possible anywhere there is a computer with Internet access. Audio is delivered over the internet or telephone. All relevant documents, instructor's presentation and student's screen can be viewed simultaneously via a web browser. Each course is segmented into 90 minute sessions with coffee and lunch breaks between each segment. This convenient delivery method has several key advantages:
Each Virtual Classroom Training course will be facilitated by a MEP engineer or architectural instructor and may include relevant ENGworks staff members. The courses are limited to the first 6-10 people who register to allow for optimum participant interaction. Participants also have an opportunity to ask questions during the session on the phone, VoIP or by typing in questions through an online "chat" feature.
Just like virtual classroom training, students participate in virtual workshops and forums using the Internet and a telephone - no special software is required. The only difference is that virtual workshops concentrate on a single or focused set of topics. These web-based courses are usually short – often only 90 minute in length and provide a forum for high-level discussions on specific issues.
Many of the customized workshops are designed around the key questions submitted by clients wanting to know more about BIM for MEP engineers / architects. Participants also have any opportunity to ask additional questions during the session.
Each virtual workshop will be facilitated by a MEP engineer / architectural instructor and may include relevant ENGworks staff members. The workshops are limited to the first 6-10 people who register to allow for optimum participant interaction. Participants also have an opportunity to ask questions during the session on the phone, VoIP or by typing in questions through an online "chat" feature.