Engineering Undergraduate Education

Engineering Undergraduate Education

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The Panel on Undergraduate Engineering Education prepared this report as part of the overall effort of the National Research Council's Committee on the Education and Utilization of the Engineer. The panel studied the academic preparation of engineers for practicing their profession. This document provides an analysis of the research done by the panel. Its findings and recommendations deal with: (1) qThe Goals of Undergraduate Engineering Educationq; (2) qUndergraduate Studentsq; (3) qFacultyq; (4) qThe Curriculumq; (5) qThe Role of Laboratory Instructionq; and (6) qThe Two-Tiered System.q The major conclusions of the study are described in the executive summary. (TW)The percentage of doctoral degrees in engineering awarded in 1981 to native- born minority women, including Asian women, was 0.19 percent. Not only are their numbers small, but the data for minority women are usually included in the totalanbsp;...

Title:Engineering Undergraduate Education
Author:Commission on Education and Technical Systems, Committee on the Education and Utilization of the Engineer, Panel on Undergraduate Engineering Education, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council
Publisher:National Academies Press - 1986-01-01


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