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Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Engineering by Patricie Mertova, Arun Patil, Chenicheri Sid Nair

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Role of soft skills in engineering education: students' perceptions and feedback

Mousumi Debnath, Mukeshwar Pandey, Neelam Chaplot, Manohar Reddy Gottimukkula, Pramod Kumar Tiwari and Suresh Narain Gupta

Abstract:

It can be argued that soft skills are vital in virtually every workplace today, regardless of the domain. This chapter outlines research undertaken to analyse the role of soft skills in engineering education. The study was conducted at the Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre, a leading technical institute in India. In this study, a personal report of communication apprehension (PRCA) instrument was used on a sample of 101 students to measure their soft skills. Overall, it was found that students realised the need to ...

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