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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
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Intruding Thermal Insulation And Teaching By Hand Concepts In Engineering Program Of Jordanian Universities

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Mohammad Almajali



Construction material, Engineering program, Insulation, heat transfer, teaching by hand



The engineering programs in most of the Jordanian Universities don’t include the essential basic background to use the thermal insulation in the building and the philosophy of teaching by hand. Additionally, the private construction sector in Jordan doesn’t have the vital information or the experience of using the thermal insulation concept in their constructions. This study aims to establish a roadmap for developing the engineering program in Jordanian Universities to intrude the concept of thermal insulation and teaching by hand philosophy. This will enhance the higher education institutions in the field of thermal insulation for engineering constructions in Jordan. The study will focus on establishing laboratories to receive the necessary equipment to improve the teaching by hands and modernising at least four courses mainly in the construction material and the heat transfer topics. These courses will be introduced in the civil engineering and the mechanical engineering curricula and built based on the Engineering courses. The study will, therefore, contribute to improve the quality of higher education and enhancing its relevance for the labor market and society. It will also initiate the awareness of thermal insulation into the Jordanian governmental and private construction sectors.



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