Rethinking Engineering Education

Rethinking Engineering Education

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This book describes an approach to engineering education that integrates a comprehensive set of personal, interpersonal, and professional engineering skills with engineering disciplinary knowledge in order to prepare innovative and entrepreneurial engineers. The education of engineers is set in the context of engineering practice, that is, Conceiving, Designing, Implementing, and Operating (CDIO) through the entire lifecycle of engineering processes, products, and systems. The book is both a description of the development and implementation of the CDIO model and a guide to engineering programs worldwide that seek to improve the education of young engineers.Faculty Development and Support As is evident in the discussion of the key success factors, faculty involvement and ... are more student-centered and to teach the professional engineering skills and attitudes specified in the CDIO Syllabus.

Title:Rethinking Engineering Education
Author:Edward F. Crawley, Johan Malmqvist, Sören Östlund, Doris R Brodeur, Kristina Edström
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-04-02


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