224 pages | 91 B/W Illus.
The engineering profession is at a critical juncture that requires reforming engineering education. The supply of engineers is declining whereas the nature of the demand is changing. Formulating a response to these challenges demands the adoption of new and innovative tools and methods for promoting the expansion of the community while supporting these evolving requirements. Initiatives to entice and retain students are being employed to support growth objectives. Modern technologies are reshaping reform efforts. This book discusses the state of affairs in the field of engineering education and presents practical steps for addressing the challenges in order to march toward a brighter future.
History of Engineering Education. Grand Challenges in Engineering Education. Stimulating the Flow of Young Students to Engineering Disciplines: STEM Programs. Retention Strategies. Curriculum Update 1: Creativity and Innovation. Curriculum Update 2: Engineering Ethics. Curriculum Update 3: Leadership. Globalization Issues Impacting Engineering Education. Technology-Enhanced Instruction. Traditional versus Technology-Enhanced Pedagogy. Effective Use of Technology for Classroom Instruction: Case Studies. Employing Technology in Engineering Laboratories: Case Studies. Technology Use and Issues of Adoption. Assessment and Evaluation of Student Outcomes.