Contextual Preparation of Future Engineers: A non-Western Perspective

Show simple item record Hasna, M.O. en_US Impagliazzo, John en_US
date.accessioned 2009-12-27T09:36:32Z en_US
date.available 2009-12-27T09:36:32Z en_US
date.issued 2008 en_US
identifier.citation Hasna, M.O.; Impagliazzo, J., "Contextual preparation of future engineers: A non-western perspective," Frontiers in Education Conference, 2008. FIE 2008. 38th Annual , vol., no., pp.F1E14-F1E18, 22-25 Oct. 2008 en_US
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description.abstract The advent of technological communication and modern travel has increased the likelihood that graduates from engineering programs will work in environments containing integrated cultures, customs, and languages. One may question whether these graduates are ready to face challenges beyond the realm of engineering problem solving and mathematics. This work calls attention to the need for preparing students, particularly those from western societies, to the ways and customs of non-western peoples. It seeks to lift the conscience of engineering educators to address this need in greater depth and to motivate engineering programs to integrate better the topics of cultural understanding within the engineering curriculum. en_US
language.iso en en_US
publisher IEEE en
subject Nonwestern perspective en_US
subject Future engineers en_US
subject Engineering preparation en_US
subject Cultural awareness en_US
title Contextual Preparation of Future Engineers: A non-Western Perspective en_US
type Article en_US

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