Engineers draft plans to overhaul training
- Engineers draft plans to overhaul training. Merrick, Neil // People Management;02/06/97, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p10
Reports that employers are calling for improved engineering education at all levels, and the Royal Academy of Engineering wants degree courses restructured to reflect changes in higher education. Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF) stand on the issue; Academy's argument that degree courses...
- Educating engineers for international practice. Jones, Russel C. // Liberal Education;Fall95, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p30
Focuses on the need to integrate internationalizing components into engineering education in the United States without diluting the traditional mathematics, science and engineering studies. Guidance from national-level standards and review mechanisms; Foreign language proficiency; Cultural and...
- How to sustain UK engineering. // Environmental Engineering;Autumn2002, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p18
Focuses on the development of engineering in Great Britain. Importance of education and training; Engineering skills demanded due to changes in technology; Possible technological advances that can result from evolution of engineering skills.
- Council project aims to open new paths into the profession. // Environmental Engineering;Mar2010, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p17
The article reports on the development fund established by the British Government in March 2010 for projects in Great Britain that tackled issues and problems faced by individuals who are looking to enter the engineering profession through higher education.
- Three Seconds in Two Days: A Theoretical and Practical Model for Teaching Basic Dynamics Analysis. Dixon, J C; Martin, J K // Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers -- Part K;2000, Vol. 214 Issue 4, p195
A procedure for dynamics analysis is given that provides a stepped approach to dynamics problems in undergraduate level Engineering courses. Also described is a dynamics teaching project that uses the procedure in the analysis and design of model dragsters on an instrumented test track. Both...
- But who will run the new generation? Rothstein, Linda // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1993, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p5
Cites figures from the Energy Department that show the number of students entering nuclear engineering programs has dropped precipitiously, along with the numbers of nuclear engineering programs. In 1975, 80 universities had departments, today that figure is 38. Students are currently...
- Note from the editor. Adendorff, Susan // South African Journal of Industrial Engineering;Aug2013, Vol. 24 Issue 2, piii
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses South African higher education, research in industrial engineering and new editorship of the journal.
- Overseas students flock to Swinburne University's... // Asian Business Review;Dec97, Special Supplement p43
States that the opportunity to get a `student centred' education where the lecturer only plays a facilitating role is a key factor in the ongoing demand in Asia for tertiary education at Australian Institutions. Variety of skills acquired when putting the focus on students; Growth of the...
- Mixed news for UK engineering. // Design Engineering;Apr2001, p9
Reports on the increase in the number of undergraduates studying engineering in Great Britain since 1991 according to the Engineering Council's 'Annual Digest of Engineering Statistics.' Number of students accepted to engineering degree courses.