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Engineering education for the engineering profession

Rojter, Josef (2011) Engineering education for the engineering profession. In: ICEE 17th Annual Conference on Engineering Education, 21 August 2011-26 August 2011, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 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: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ISBN: 1562-3580
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23331, innovative curricula, education research, teaching and learning, professional issues, Problem-Based Learning; higher education; Engineering courses
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0502 Environmental Science and Management
FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering (CESARE)
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Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2013 00:43
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2017 01:12
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9555
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