Guiding Engineering Educators: Keeping Pace with Scientific-Technological Change and Socio-Economic Development [Guest Editorial]

Martín Núñez, José Luis and Díaz Lantada, Andrés (2018). Guiding Engineering Educators: Keeping Pace with Scientific-Technological Change and Socio-Economic Development [Guest Editorial]. "International Journal of Engineering Education", v. 34 (n. 5); pp. 1438-1439. ISSN 0949-149X.

Description

Title: Guiding Engineering Educators: Keeping Pace with Scientific-Technological Change and Socio-Economic Development [Guest Editorial]
Author/s:
  • Martín Núñez, José Luis
  • Díaz Lantada, Andrés
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: International Journal of Engineering Education
Date: 2018
ISSN: 0949-149X
Volume: 34
Subjects:
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Industriales (UPM)
Department: Ingeniería Mecánica
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

Full text

[img] PDF - Users in campus UPM only - Requires a PDF viewer, such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download (41kB)

Abstract

Engineering Practice and Engineering Education are undergoing in profound metamorphoses, as a result of radical scientific-technological revolutions and of a globalized and growingly interconnected world, which reshape all aspects of society, from culture to ethics, from economy to politics. Keeping pace with such changes implies a continued renovation of Engineering programmes, not guided by fashionable trends, but progressively incorporating the relevant innovations, while protecting the proven beneficial traditions; a focus on fundamental scientific-technological knowledge and pursuit of excellence. The support of simple procedures to promote a more dynamic and personalized Engineering Education is one of the keys to success. Aspects such as the encouragement of global engineers, with a personal dedication to lifelong learning, and with human values derived from the Education for Global Citizenship principles, are among the critical issues for educating engineers capable of solving the challenges ahead. All these novelties constitute additional responsibilities for professors at technical universities and teaching institutions and generate growing uncertainties, which are complex to manage.

More information

Item ID: 54946
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/54946/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:54946
Official URL: https://www.ijee.ie/latestissues/Vol34-5/02_Guest-Editorial34-5.pdf
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 14 May 2019 14:59
Last Modified: 16 May 2019 11:09
  • Logo InvestigaM (UPM)
  • Logo GEOUP4
  • Logo Open Access
  • Open Access
  • Logo Sherpa/Romeo
    Check whether the anglo-saxon journal in which you have published an article allows you to also publish it under open access.
  • Logo Dulcinea
    Check whether the spanish journal in which you have published an article allows you to also publish it under open access.
  • Logo de Recolecta
  • Logo del Observatorio I+D+i UPM
  • Logo de OpenCourseWare UPM