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View Resource Overview of Engineering

Engineering is a vast discipline. There are so many different fields contained within this broad heading that a brief overview is sometimes necessary. This website, created by Engineering Technology Pathways, addresses many different fields of engineering and shows useful statistics about each. This presentation concentrates on careers such as: aerospace, chemical, civil, electrical,...

View Resource The History of Engineering

Engineering is everywhere in life, but rarely are the origins of this profession ever discussed. This website, created by Engineering Technology Pathways, traces the roots of engineering back to ancient civilizations. Things such as the building of the pyramids, engineering during the industrial revolution and even military engineering during the American Revolution are featured in this...

View Resource Engineering Communication: Student Reading Assignment

This handout, from Justin Foss at the Engineering Technology Pathways project, introduces students to the "four relationships to Engineering Communication to become successful." Those steps are: Mathematical Expression, Communication Skills, 2-Dimensional Drafting and Sketching, and 3-Dimensional Modeling. Each step is elaborated with examples, and the reading is followed by a list of sources...

View Resource The Benefits of Engineering Careers

Engineering careers are increasingly important in today?s society. This website, created by Engineering Technology Pathways, presents the top ten benefits of a career in this field. Aside from a solid salary, the website focuses on many of the intangible aspects of an engineering career. The author, Brian Vance, concentrates on such aspects as a high level of job satisfaction, the c...

View Resource Introduction to the Engineering Profession

The profession of engineering is not easily defined. Engineers can work in a myriad of different jobs and perform a countless amount of different tasks. This website, created by Engineering Technology Pathways, presents the basics of engineering as a career. This broad presentation, by author Annette Beattie, focuses on everything from the field?s history to today?s modern and evolving car...

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