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Engineering education for the engineering profession

Rojter, Josef (2011) Engineering education for the engineering profession. In: ICEE 2011:Engineering Sustainability for a Global Economy : proceedings. Uhomoibhi, J, ed. International Network for Engineering Education & Research, Belfast, UK.

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Abstract

This paper suggests that the pedagogical debate of PBL versus traditional educational delivery detracts from the larger picture of engineering education, the engineering profession and professional engineering practice.... The paper will argue that the shedding of scientism as the basis for the engineering curriculum is an essential step in designing a curriculum that is oriented to contemporary and future professional engineering practice.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 1562-3580
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23331, innovative curricula, education research, teaching and learning, professional issues
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering (CESARE)
FOR Classification > 0912 Materials Engineering
SEO Classification > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
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Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2013 00:43
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2015 01:10
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9555
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