Challenges of collaborative education and academic learning in engineering higher education

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Marcelo de Jesus Rodrigues da Nóbrega
Patrícia Guedes Pimentel
Flavio Maldonado Bentes


The focus that will be given in this article, is the relevance of collaborative teaching in the academic environment, with emphasis on higher education in engineering, considering the professional relationship between educating agents and students. To assist in the higher education process, the main challenges encountered will also be addressed, as well as to point out possible increasingly necessary solutions. Raising such important educational issues is necessary since the reference of an institution of higher education is based, among other aspects, on the qualifications of the teacher and his professional training, as well as on his ability to deal with everyday problems. Thus, seeking to achieve the proposed objectives, a bibliographic review was carried out on the theme presented and its consequences in relation to higher education, focusing on engineering courses. In addition to defining concepts related to collaborative teaching, this study links the relationships between higher education professionals, to the institution's growth and improvement. Finally, it was possible to verify that some of the problems listed in the present study are related to the way in which education professionals deal with everyday matters.


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Nóbrega, M. de J. R. da ., Pimentel, P. G. ., & Bentes, F. M. . (2020). Challenges of collaborative education and academic learning in engineering higher education. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 8(8), 192-202.
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Marcelo de Jesus Rodrigues da Nóbrega, CEFET, USU E UNIGAMA


Patrícia Guedes Pimentel, Environmental Engineering (UERJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Master student 

Flavio Maldonado Bentes, (FUNDACENTRO), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Senior Researcher 


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