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Handbook of Research on Engineering Education in a Global Context

Handbook of Research on Engineering Education in a Global Context
Author(s)/Editor(s): Elena V. Smirnova (Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia) and Robin P. Clark (University of Warwick, UK)
Copyright: ©2019
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3395-5
ISBN13: 9781522533955
ISBN10: 1522533958
EISBN13: 9781522533962

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Engineering education methods and standards are important features of engineering programs that should be carefully designed both to provide students and stakeholders with valuable, active, integrated learning experiences, and to provide a vehicle for assessing program outcomes. With the driving force of the globalization of the engineering profession, standards should be developed for mutual recognition of engineering education across the world, but it is proving difficult to achieve.

The Handbook of Research on Engineering Education in a Global Context provides innovative insights into the importance of quality training and preparation for engineering students. It explores the common and current problems encountered in areas such as quality and standards, management information systems, innovation and enhanced learning technologies in education, as well as the challenges of employability, entrepreneurship, and diversity. This publication is vital reference source for science and engineering educators, engineering professionals, and educational administrators interested in topics centered on the education of students in the field of engineering.



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Author's/Editor's Biography

Elena Smirnova (Ed.)
Elena Smirnova, PhD, is a practical software engineer and an innovative teacher in the field of information systems, specialising in mainframes. She is a Deputy Head of the Computer Systems and Networks Department, Bauman Moscow State Technical University (BMSTU), Director of the IBM Mainframe Center of Excellence, university's represantative in the Worldwide CDIO Initiative. She has combined research experience at a senior level with the development of advanced educational methods. Her work has included the creation and management of information systems; preparation of grant applications; the development of sustainable links between academia and industry and extensive international proficiency, including participation in a UK funded ‘Know-How’ project and European Union TEMPUS and ERASMUS+ grant applications.

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