APS111 is an introduction to engineering problem solving. The course teaches the strategies engineers use to take client wants and turn them into needs. In it, students will become familiar with problem solving terminology, structure, and presentation. These elements are applied when students are placed in groups and asked to solve a design problem. The problem is designed specifically for the course, and is the same one given to all students.
Problem solving, Communication, Time management, Group work, Writing.
Attend lectures to get TopHat marks. These are a good chunk of your final grade.
TALK TO YOUR TAs and CIs. They are marking you and they will tell you what they want.
The textbook will save you on exams. Pay close attention to terminology.