This book captures the perspectives on international engineering education of fellows from nine member academies of the Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS). The volume includes papers on the challenges and opportunities facing the education of engineers in the 21st century, and papers relating to globalization and its impact on engineering education worldwide. The response to and exploitation of change by the European engineering education system are described, and the Chinese initiatives in promoting innovation in engineering and architecture are revealed. It also includes a perspective on engineering education in Canada, and describes in detail the groundbreaking Indian National Programme on Technology-Enhanced Learning. The highly topical issues relating to engineering ethics are dealt with from the Japanese and Indian perspectives. This volume brings together the viewpoints of the international engineering education community which assume enhanced significance in the "flattening" world of today and tomorrow.
Educating Engineers for the 21st Century; Re-engineering Engineering Education for the Twenty-First Century; Engineering Education and Engineers for the 21st Century; Prospects on the Development of European and German University Education - Seizing the Chance for Change; Globalization of Education Services in the Context of GATS; Innovation of Higher Education in Architectural Engineering; The National Programme on Technology-Enhanced Learning; Globalization and Higher Technical Education; Technical Education System in India - Challenges and Prospects; Human Resource and Knowledge Management for Mission-Oriented High-Technology Achievements: Changing Paradigms and Emerging Directions in Indian Context; Issues on Engineering Ethics and Education - A Cultural Perspective; Globalization of Engineering Ethics and Code of Conduct; A Perspective of Engineering Education in Canada.
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