Associate professor Craig O’Neill is not your average lecturer; and teaching ‘Drone Mounted Geophysics’ not your average subject. I sat down with Craig to find out where the industry is headed and how to run a class of students flying drones.
The undergraduate Engineering curriculum at Macquarie has been undergoing redesign based on smaller modules. Each semesterised teaching unit addresses a single transformative threshold concept through a coherent sequence of modules. Each module is self-contained and focuses on a clearly identified skill and knowledge concepts, informed by the threshold concept.