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Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 12/05/2015
Version 2013-2014
FORE0028-1  Group project

Duration :  72h AUTR
Number of credits :  
Master in Forests and natural Areas Engineering, Professional Focus, 2nd year6
Lecturer :  Collégialité
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Course contents :  
The "Narture and Forest Management" project (NFM project) is conducted by a working team of 3 to 5 students assisted by a project superviser. 2 types of projects are proposed:
  • "applied" project similar to the job of a technical consultant;
  • "scientific" project conducting a scientific research supposed to lead to the drafting of a scientific paper.
Learning outcomes of the course :  
The aim of the project is to train the student on how to carry out a team project form the conception to the presentation of the results:
  • to arganize the work in groupe (soft skills for common decisions, working packages distribution, meetings, etc.)
  • to use the necessary skills acquired during the bioengineer course of study;
  • to present and defend its report face to an examining board.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
The project uses the hard skills acquired during the bioengineer courss. The necessary knowledge depends on the project requirements.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
The students conceive their project and realize it together with the support of their project supervisor.
Midway, they present a progress report containing the project context, the methodology, data, working organizing, expected results, etc. At the end, they produce a final report that is presented and defended face to an examining board.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
Teaching by project
Recommended or required readings :  
Depending on the projects
Assessment methods and criteria :  
The evaluation is based on:
  • the evaluation of the project superviser, based on the quality of the final report and the team organizing and functioning;
  • the evaluation of the presentation of the final report and its discurssion with the examining board.
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