Diana Mesquita

Invited Assistant Professor / Researcher

Generic Bio

Diana Mesquita holds a PhD in Education Sciences from the University of Minho in 2015, specialising in Curriculum Development. She is Invited Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Education and Psychology and researcher at the Research Centre for Human Development of the Portuguese Catholic University.

She participates in several national and international research projects, as well as having a vast experience in the dynamisation of training activities and professional development of teachers at all educational levels. She is author and co-author of several publications of articles in conferences, book chapters and international journals.

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Mapping the implementation of active learning approaches in a school of engineering – the positive effect of teacher training

Diana Mesquita (with Rui M. Lima). 2024. European Journal of Engineering Education
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José Matias Alves & Diana Mesquita (with Laura Sanchez). 2023. Retos y desafios de los sistemas educativos ibero-americanos en el siglo XXI
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Active learning in engineering education

Diana Mesquita (with Chawannat Jaroenkhasemmeesuk). 2023. Leveraging transdisciplinary engineering in a changing and connected world - Proceedings of the 30th ISTE International Conference on Transdisciplinary Engineering
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Analysis of teachers’ competences for industry 4.0 subjects

Diana Mesquita (with Rui M. Lima). 2023. Applied Science and Engineering Progress
Book Chapter

Competencia digital escolar en Portugal y España. Estudo comparativo de currículos tecnológicos vigentes em educación primaria

Diana Mesquita (with Laura Picazo Sánchez). 2023. Retos y desafios de los sistemas educativos ibero-americanos en el siglo XXI
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Educação, territórios e desenvolvimento humano

Diana Mesquita (with Ilídia Cabral). 2023. V Seminário Internacional: Educação, Territórios e Desenvolvimento Humano, Porto, Portugal, 20/07/23
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People competence assessment based on project management scenarios

Diana Mesquita (with Mariane C. Souza). 2023. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Project-based learning in industrial engineering and management

Diana Mesquita (with Rui M. Sousa). 2023. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Using scenarios for the development of personal communication competence in project management

Diana Mesquita (with Elisa Tinoco). 2023. International Journal of Project Organisation and Management
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Active learning strategies to develop research competences in engineering education

Diana Mesquita (with Denise Luciana Rieg). 2022. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education
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Development and validation of scenarios for the assessment of project management people competences

Diana Mesquita (with Mariane C. Souza). 2022. 14th International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education and 19th Active Learning in Engineering Education Workshop, PAEE/ALE 2022
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Enhancing pedagogical innovation in a Portuguese vocational school

Diana Mesquita (with Diana Mesquita). 2022. International Conference on Education and Training, Lisboa, Portugal, 12/07/22
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Enhancing pedagogical innovation in a Portuguese vocational school

Diana Mesquita & José Matias Alves (with Diana Mesquita). 2022. International Conference on Education and Training, Lisboa, Portugal, 12/07/22
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EXPERIENCES AND PERCEPTIONS OF PORTUGUESE TEACHERS IN THE EARLY MONTHS OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: REINTERPRETING THE PROFESSION

Diana Mesquita, Ilídia Cabral & José Matias Alves (with Diana Mesquita). 2022.
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Projeto Criarte Porto

Cristina Palmeirão & Diana Mesquita (with Diana Mesquita). 2022.
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Rubric’s Development Process for Assessment of Project Management Competences

Diana Mesquita (with Mariane Souza). 2022. Education Sciences
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Territorialização das políticas educativas no âmbito dos PIICIE na AMP

Diana Mesquita & José Matias Alves (with Ana Paula Silva). 2022.
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The perceptions of school leaders about the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on technological, organizational, cultural, and pedagogical levels

Diana Mesquita (with Margarida Araújo). 2022. ICERI2022 Proceedings
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Comunidade de Aprendizagem Profissional – Desafio para os docentes do Curso de Licenciatura em Terapia Ocupacional

Diana Mesquita (with Almeida, R.). 2021. 7º Congresso Nacional de Práticas Pedagógicas no Ensino Superior (CNaPPES.21)
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Development process of a rubric for assessment of leadership competences in project management scenarios

Diana Mesquita (with Mariane C. Souza). 2021. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education and 18th Active Learning in Engineering Education Workshop, PAEE/ALE 2021
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Development Process of a Rubric for Assessment of Leadership Competences in Project Management Scenarios

Diana Mesquita (with Souza, M.). 2021. the PAEE/ALE'2021, International Conference on Active Learning in Engineering Education, joins the International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education – PAEE, and the ALE workshop
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Educação, territórios e desenvolvimento humano

Book

Educação, Territórios e Desenvolvimento Humano: atas do IV Seminário Internacional

Diana Mesquita 2021. Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Book

Project-Based Learning: implementação no primeiro ano de um curso de Engenharia

Diana Mesquita 2021. UMinho Editora
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Setbacks of the development of a concept inventory for Scrum

Diana Mesquita (with Walter Aoiama Nagai). 2021. 13th International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education and 18th Active Learning in Engineering Education Workshop, PAEE/ALE 2021
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Setbacks of the Development of a Concept Inventory for Scrum: Contributions from Item Response Theory.

Diana Mesquita (with Nagai, W.A.). 2021. PAEE/ALE'2021, International Conference on Active Learning in Engineering Education, joins the International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education – PAEE, and the ALE workshop
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Teacher competences for active learning in engineering education

Diana Mesquita (with Renato Martins Neves). 2021. Sustainability
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Thanks to Reviewers!

Diana Mesquita (with Adams, Robin). 2021. Journal of Engineering Education
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The effectiveness of an activity to practise communication competencies: A case study across five European Engineering Universities

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2021. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education
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An Overview of Organizational Approaches for Teacher Professional Development in Europe

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2020. IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference
Book

Communication in Project Management: An Action Research Approach in an Automotive Manufacturing Company

Diana Mesquita (with Souza, I.). 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Book Chapter

Educando o Engenheiro do Século XXI: Aprendizagem Ativa para a formação por competências no contexto das novas DCNS

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Evaluation of a pilot course of project management for industry 4.0

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2020. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Graduate employability and competence development in higher education-A systematic literature review using PRISMA

Diana Mesquita (with Abelha, M.). 2020. Sustainability (Switzerland)
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Graduate Employability and Competence Development in Higher Education—A Systematic Literature Review Using PRISMA

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2020. Sustainability
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Measuring the Effectiveness of a Scrum Training Session Using Psychological States of Flow

Diana Mesquita (with Nagai, W.A.). 2020. Springer Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics
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What can be recommended to engineering teachers from the analysis of 16 European teaching and learning best practices?

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, D.). 2020. SEFI 47th Annual Conference: Varietas Delectat... Complexity is the New Normality, Proceedings
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Changing an engineering curriculum through a co-construction process: A case study

Diana Mesquita (with Neto, O.M.). 2019. International Journal of Engineering Education
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Collaborative PBL to Teach Calculus to Engineering Students: The Important Role of Collaborative Professors

Diana Mesquita (with Cuzzuol, Gilberto Duarte). 2019. International Journal of Engineering Education
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Curriculum analysis process: Analysing fourteen industrial engineering programs

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2019. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Development and assessment of engineering project management competences in the context of Project-Based Learning (PBL)

Diana Mesquita (with Souza, M.C.). 2019. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Initial learning of computer programming in engineering: A pedagogical practice with active learning using the code.org's accelerated course,Aprendizagem Inicial de Programação de Computadores em Engenharia: Uma Prática Pedagógica com Aprendizage...

Diana Mesquita (with Izeki, C.A.). 2019. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Peer and team assessment: Strategies and applications in engineering courses

Diana Mesquita (with Nagai, W.A.). 2019. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Teachers' and students' perspectives about curriculum development in engineering education: Implications for academic work

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, D.). 2019. Proceedings of the 46th SEFI Annual Conference 2018: Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Engineering Education Excellence
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“What I hope students will remember for my course in ten years?”

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, D.). 2019. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
Book Chapter

A avaliação no ensino superior na perspetiva dos estudantes: um estudo em cinco universidades portuguesas

Diana Mesquita (with Flores, Maria Assunção). 2018.
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Assessment models in two project based learning (PBL) approaches: An exploratory study

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2018.
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Assessment models in two project based learning (PBL) approaches: An exploratory study,Modelos de avaliação em duas abordagens de aprendizagem baseada em projetos (PBL): Um estudo exploratório

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, D.). 2018. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Avaliação da docência no Ensino Superior: Contributos para um modelo compreensivo de avaliação do desempenho

Diana Mesquita (with Oliveira, Íris Martins). 2018.
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Being a remarkable engineering teacher through communication? Yes, I can!,Tornar-me um professor extraordinário através da comunicação? Sim, é possível!

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, D.). 2018. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Curriculum development in higher education: Challenges for university teaching,Desenvolvimento do currículo no ensino superior: Desafios para a docência universitária

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, D.). 2018. Revista Iberoamericana de Educacion Superior
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Engineering education (Research) in european countries - An overview based on publications in journals

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2018. 3rd International Conference of the Portuguese Society for Engineering Education, CISPEE 2018
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Engineering Education (Research) in European Countries an overview based on publications in journals

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, Rui M.). 2018. 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE PORTUGUESE SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION (CISPEE)
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Engineering education (Research) in higher education institutions

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2018. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Engineering students can use the words “calculus” and “love” in the same sentence: using active learning the impossible can happen

Diana Mesquita (with Cuzzuol, G.D.). 2018. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Making PBL teams more effective with Scrum

Diana Mesquita (with Carvalho, J.D.). 2018. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Project-Based Learning as a Bridge to the Industrial Practice

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, Rui M.). 2018. Closing the Gap Between Practice and Research in Industrial Engineering
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The Centre for Excellence in Teaching (CET) at Portucalense University: goals, strategies and expected outcomes

Diana Mesquita (with Fernandes, Sandra). 2018. International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd)
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The construction of the project evaluation concept in a team of teachers

Diana Mesquita (with Da Matta, Eduardo Nadaleto). 2018.
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The construction of the project evaluation concept in a team of teachers,A construção do conceito de avaliação de projetos em uma equipe de professores

Diana Mesquita (with Da Matta, E.N.). 2018. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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ACTIVE LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION: DEVELOPING PROJECTS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH INDUSTRY

Diana Mesquita (with Dinis-Carvalho, Jose). 2017. International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED)
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Defining the Industrial and Engineering Management Professional Profile: A longitudinal study based on job advertisements

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2017. Producao
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Development of competences while solving real industrial interdisciplinary problems: A successful cooperation with industry

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2017. Producao
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Implementation of industrial engineering and management projects in interaction with companies,Implementação de projetos de engenharia e gestão industrial em interação com empresas

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2017. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
Book

Ten years of project-based learning (PBL) in industrial engineering and management at the University of Minho

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2017. PBL in Engineering Education: International Perspectives on Curriculum Change
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Undergraduates' Views of Assessment in Higher Education: A Study carried out in Portugal

Diana Mesquita (with Santos, Patricia). 2017. International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd)
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Undergraduates’ views of assessment in higher education: a study carried out in Portugal

Diana Mesquita (with Santos, Patricia). 2017.
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A contribution for the analysis of pedagogical training for teaching in electrical engineering

Diana Mesquita (with Cargnin-Stieler, Marinez). 2016. International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning
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Engineering teachers can learn to be effective in their teaching practice,Professores de engenharia podem aprender a tornar a sua prática docente eficaz

Diana Mesquita (with Villas-Boas, V.). 2016. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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Managing PBL difficulties in an industrial engineering and management program

Diana Mesquita (with Anabela Alves). 2016. Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management
Book Chapter

O contributo da formação pedagógica docente para a inovação do Ensino Superior

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2016.
Other

The perceptions of faculty engaged in a curricular change to project based learning in an engineering school at Brazil

Diana Mesquita (with Neto, O.M.). 2016. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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The project-based learning experience of a new engineering campus from the perspective of the students,A experiência de aprendizagem baseada em projetos interdisciplinares em um novo campus de engenharia sob a perspectiva dos discentes

Diana Mesquita (with Correia, W.C.). 2016. International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education
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A construção de um currículo de project-based learning: o currículo ideal e o currículo formal

Diana Mesquita (with Neto, Octavio Mattasoglio). 2015.
Book

Atas do I Colóquio - Desafios Curriculares e Pedagógicos na Formação de Professores

Diana Mesquita (with Oliveira, Lia Raquel). 2015. Universidade do Minho. Centro de Investigação em Estudos da Criança (CIEC)
Book Chapter

Construção e validação de toolbox para o desenvolvimento curricular no ensino superior

Diana Mesquita (with Flores, Maria Assunção). 2015.
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Industrial Engineering and Management curriculum profile: Developing a framework of competences

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, D.). 2015. International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management
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O Currículo da Formação em Engenharia no Âmbito do Processo de Bolonha: Desenvolvimento de Competências e Perfil Profissional na Perspetiva dos Docentes, dos Estudantes e dos Profissio

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2015. Universidade do Minho
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Perceptions of university teachers about teaching and the quality of pedagogy in higher education: A study in Portugal,percepciones de los profesores universitarios sobre la enseñanza y la calidad de la pedagogía de la educación superior: Un estud...

Diana Mesquita (with Veiga-Simão, A.-M.). 2015. Infancia y Aprendizaje
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The role of project-based learning in engineering curriculum: the case of the industrial engineering and management program at the University of Minho

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2015.
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Engaging students in learning: Findings from a study of project-led education

Diana Mesquita (with Fernandes, S.). 2014. European Journal of Engineering Education
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Final year Lean projects: advantages for companies, students and academia

Diana Mesquita (with Alves, Anabela Carvalho). 2014.
Book

Proceedings of the sixth International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education (PAEE’2014)

Diana Mesquita (with International Symposium on Project Approaches in Engineering Education "Innovation for Transformation", 6, Medellín, 201). 2014. University of Minho
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Project approaches in interaction with industry for the development of professional competences

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2014. IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2014
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Projects with the industry for the development of professional competences in industrial engineering and management

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, Rui M.). 2014.
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Fatores críticos num processo de Aprendizagem Baseada em Projetos : perceções de estudantes de 1º ano de Engenharia

Diana Mesquita (with Campos, Luiz Carlos de). 2013.
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IEM@ProjectNetworking: bringing first year students closer to professional practice

Diana Mesquita (with Alves, Anabela Carvalho). 2013.
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Professionals' demands for Production Engineering: Analysing areas of professional practice and transversal competences

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2013. 22nd International Conference on Production Research, ICPR 2013
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A project management framework for planning and executing interdisciplinary learning projects in engineering education

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2012. Springer 4
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A project management framework for planning and executing interdisciplinary learning projects in engineering education

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2012. Project Approaches to Learning in Engineering Education: The Practice of Teamwork
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An analysis of knowledge areas in industrial engineering and management curriculum

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, R.M.). 2012. International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management
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Coordination of Student Teams Focused on Project Management Processes

Diana Mesquita (with Aquere, Andre Luiz). 2012. International Journal of Engineering Education
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Project based learning in first year, first semester of industrial engineering and management: Some results

Diana Mesquita (with Alves, A.C.). 2012. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE)
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Teamwork in project-based learning: engineering students’ perceptions of strengths and weaknesses

Diana Mesquita (with Alves, Anabela Carvalho). 2012.
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Analyzing curriculum structure in Industrial and Management Engineering Courses: implications for teaching and learning

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2011.
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Bologna process and its implications: what does the research literature tell us?

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2011.
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Contributos para uma análise dos planos curriculares de formação no ensino superior. O caso da engenharia e gestão industrial em Portugal

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2011.
Book Chapter

Ensino e aprendizagem vivencial em engenharia : simuladores, jogos, projetos interdisciplinares e ambientes de aprendizagem a distância

Diana Mesquita (with Simões, Adriana da Silva). 2011.
Book Chapter

Estrutura de gestão para planejamento e execução de projetos interdisciplinares de aprendizagem em Engenharia

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, Rui M.). 2011.
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Livro de actas do Encontro Nacional de Engenharia e Gestão Industrial 2011 (ENEGI 2011)

Diana Mesquita (with Lima, Rui M.). 2011. Universidade do Minho. Departamento de Produção e Sistemas (DPS)
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Teacher perception of professional skills in a project-led engineering semester

Diana Mesquita (with van Hattum-Janssen, N.). 2011. European Journal of Engineering Education
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The importance of the project theme in project-based learning: a study of student and teacher perceptions

Diana Mesquita (with Moreira, Francisco). 2011.
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A first year and first semester project-led Engineering Education approach

Diana Mesquita (with Mesquita, Diana). 2009.