International Perspectives On Engineering Education: Engineering Education And Practice In Context, Volume 1 by Steen Hyldgaard ChristensenInternational Perspectives On Engineering Education: Engineering Education And Practice In Context, Volume 1 by Steen Hyldgaard Christensen

International Perspectives On Engineering Education: Engineering Education And Practice In Context…

bySteen Hyldgaard ChristensenEditorChristelle Didier, Andrew Jamison

Paperback | October 17, 2016

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This inclusive cross-cultural study rethinks the nexus between engineering education and context. In so doing the book offers a reflection on contextual boundaries with an overall boundary crossing ambition and juxtaposes important cases of critical participation within engineering education with sophisticated scholarly reflection on both opportunities and discontents.

Whether and in what way engineering education is or ought to be contextualized or de-contextualized is an object of heated debate among engineering educators. The uniqueness of this study is that this debate is given comprehensive coverage - presenting both instrumentally inclined as well as radical positions on transforming engineering education.

In contextualizing engineering education, this book offers diverse commentary from a range of disciplinary, meta- and interdisciplinary perspectives on how cultural, professional, institutional and educational systems contexts shape histories, structural dynamics, ideologies and challenges as well as new pathways in engineering education. Topics addressed include examining engineering education in countries ranging from India to America, to racial and gender equity in engineering education and incorporating social awareness into the area.

Using context as "bridge" this book confronts engineering education head on. Contending engineering ideologies and corresponding views on context are juxtaposed with contending discourses of reform. The uniqueness of the book is that it brings together scholars from the humanities, the social sciences and engineering from Europe - both East and West - with the United States, China, Brazil, India and Australia.

Steen Hyldgaard Christensen M.A. in Scandinavian Language and Literature and the History of Ideas, Aarhus University. Ph.D. in Educational Studies, Aalborg University. Senior lecturer at Aarhus University, School of Business and Social Sciences, Herning, Denmark, until 2014. From 2014, adjunct associate professor at Aalborg University,...
Title:International Perspectives On Engineering Education: Engineering Education And Practice In Context…Format:PaperbackDimensions:530 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:October 17, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319380443

ISBN - 13:9783319380445

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Table of Contents

General Introduction.- The Engineering - Context Nexus: A Perennial Discourse; Steen Hyldgaard Christensen, Christelle Didier, Andrew Jamison, Martin Meganck, Carl Mitcham and Byron Newberry.- Section 1. Histories, Dynamics and Structures in Engineering Education.- Section Introduction Atsushi Akera and Erin Cech.- Chapter 1. A Historical Survey of the Structural Changes in the American System of Engineering Education.- Atsushi Akera and Bruce Seely.- Chapter 2. The Role of Research in Academic Drift Processes in European and American Professional Engineering Education outside the Universities; Steen Hyldgaard Christensen and Byron Newberry.- Chapter 3. Structural Transformations in Higher Engineering Education in Europe; Bernard Delahousse and Wilhelm Bomke.- Chapter 4. Engineering Brazil: National Engineering Capability at Stake; Édison Renato Silva, Roberto Bartholo, and Domício Proença Jr.- Chapter 5. Engineering Education in India: A Comprehensive Overview; Balasundaram Subramanian.- Chapter 6. Engineering Education in Slavic Languages Countries; Maria Kostyszak, Jan Wadowski, and Marcin Zaród.- Section 2. Ideologies of Engineering Education.- Section Introduction; Brent K. Jesiek and Christelle Didier; Chapter 7. Confucianism, Marxism, and Pragmatism: The Intellectual Contexts of Engineering Education in China; Qin Zhu and Brent K. Jesiek.- Chapter 8. Meritocracy, Technocracy, Democracy: Understandings of Racial and Gender Equity in American Engineering Education; Amy Slaton.- Chapter 9. Challenges of Overcoming Structural Barriers for African American Engineers in the United States and in the African Diaspora; Derrick Hudson.- Chapter 10. Depoliticization and the Structure of Engineering Education; Erin Cech and Heidi Sherick.- Section 3. Reforming Engineering Education: Experiences and Cases.- Section Introduction; Steen Hyldgaard Christensen and Niels Mejlgaard.- Chapter 11. Bridging Sustainable Community Development and Social Justice; Juan Lucena.- Chapter 12. Energy Ethics in Science and Engineering Education; Joseph Herkert, Rachelle Hollander, Clark Miller, Frazier Benya, Chad Monfreda, and Lynette Os-borne.- Chapter 13. Engineering for the Real World: Diversity, Innovation and Hands-on Learning; Jessica Rolston and Elizabeth Cox.- Chapter 14. Fostering Hybridity: Teaching about Context in Engineering Education; Andrew Jamison, Niels Mejlgaard, and Jette Egelund Holgaard.- Chapter 15. Constructions of the Core of Engineering: Technology and Design as Modes of Social Intervention; Ulrik Jorgensen.- Chapter 16. Transforming Engineering Education: For Technological Innovation and International Development; Tony Marjoram.- Chapter 17. Appropriate Curricula for Engineering Management Programs: A South African Approach; Alan C. Brent.- Section 4. Innovative Approaches and New Pathways.- Section Introduction.- Dean Nieusma and Louis L. Bucciarelli.- Chapter 18. Design-based Research: A Strategy for Change in Engineering Education; Anette Kolmos.- Chapter 19. Engineering Education Research as Engineering Research; Jonte Bernhard.- Chapter 20. Analyzing Context by Design: Engineering Education Reform via Social-Technical Integration; Dean Nieusma.- Chapter 21. PDS: Engineering as Problem Definition and Solution.- Gary Lee Downey.- Chapter 22. Implementing Social Awareness into Engineering Curricula; Javier Cañavate, Manuel José Lis Arias and Josep Maria Casasús.- Chapter 23. Engineering as a Socio-technical Process: Case-based Learning from the Example of Wind Technology Development; Matthias Heymann.- Chapter 24. Getting Context back into Engineering Education; Anders Buch and Louis L. Bucciarelli.- Chapter 25. Techno-Anthropology and Engineering Education: Between Hybridiza-tion and Social Responsibility; Lars Botin and Tom Borsen.