Social Sciences in Engineering Education

Social Sciences in Engineering Education

Abstract The last few decades have seen many changes in how different groups in society perceive the terms “engineer” or “engineering”. While these terms are used mainly for applied fields of knowledge, they are now, however, not restricted only to hard science as was previously the case. Moreover, the engineers while exercising their profession are [...]
New trends in Engineering Education

New trends in Engineering Education

Abstract The objective of this presentation is to revisit the engineering education in the light of the educational, social, and market changes that have been taking place in the last ten years. These changes have a direct impact on engineering education as they give rise to a new way of looking at engineering by incorporating [...]
Engineering Education in the K-12 Curriculum

Engineering Education in the K-12 Curriculum

Abstract Educators and parents have long accepted, as obvious, the fact that students who perform well in mathematics and physics are the best candidates for becoming future engineering students. While in fact a good number of these students do not succeed in engineering studies, and some of them end up doing something else in their [...]