Educating the new Engineer and Retargeting the Engineering Curriculum for the future Industrial Landscape
2011 (English)In: INTED2011 Proceedings, 2011, 1145-1152 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
As the former U.S. Secretary of Education expressed it: “We are currently preparing students for jobs and technologies that done yet exist…in order to solve problems we don’t know are problems yet”. This implies a need for Engineering Education to adapt to the fact that the nature of work is changing. This paper discuss how a retargeted Engineering Curriculum can be defined with the help of future pictures of industry. By presenting a different categorization of labor employment statistics new pictures of industry future can be predicted usable when developing the new Engineering Curriculum.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. 1145-1152 p.
engineering, curriculum, future, industry
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-60864ISI: 000326447701026OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-60864DiVA: diva2:478041
5th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. Valencia, Spain. 7-9 March, 2011
QC 201204102012-01-152012-01-152014-10-06Bibliographically approved