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Title: Engineering for a Changing World: A Roadmap to the Future of Engineering Practice, Research, and Education PDF
Url: http://milproj.ummu.umich.edu/publications/EngFlex%20report/download/...
Creator: Duderstadt, James J., 1942-
Publisher: University of Michigan
Description: Powerful forces, including demographics, globalization, and rapidly evolving technologies are driving profound changes in the role of engineering in society. The changing workforce and technology needs of a global knowledge economy are dramatically changing the nature of engineering practice, demanding far broader skills than simply the mastery of scientific and technological disciplines. The growing awareness of the importance of technological innovation to economic competitiveness and national security is demanding a new priority for application-driven basic engineering research. The nonlinear nature of the flow of knowledge between fundamental research and engineering application, the highly interdisciplinary nature of new technologies, and the impact of cyber infrastructure demand new paradigms in engineering research and development. Moreover, challenges such as the off-shoring of engineering jobs, the decline of student interest in scientific and engineering careers, immigration restrictions, and inadequate social diversity in the domestic engineering workforce are also raising serious questions about the adequacy of our current national approach to engineering.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Engineering education
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Instructional systems -- Instructional systems design
Technology -- Manufactures -- Production management. Operations management -- Manufacturing engineering. Process engineering
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Key Concept: Manufacturing
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-01-12 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-09-07 11:58:33 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Education
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