Theme 1: Students taking responsibility for their own learning process

Taking responsibility and acting autonomously are key competencies for professional engineers and their future contribution to society. They also play an important role in stimulating intrinsic motivation. In this theme, the main question is how to create the conditions to have students take the responsibility for their own learning process. These conditions apply to students, lecturers, the curriculum as well as the learning environment in which they operate. Key questions possibly addressed within this theme are: what do students need to be able to take responsibility? How to design a curriculum which allows students to take responsibility? And what should lecturers do to stimulate and enable students to take responsibility?