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    • Differences of Engineering Education Systems Between Japan and Germany - Consideration About Before and After Graduation 

      Sato, Takashi; Sobczyk, Christine; Sakamoto, Shuichi; Ishii, Nozomu; Tanabe, Yuji; Goda, Masaki; Maruyama, Takeo; Hasegawa, Tomiichi; Ohkawa, Hideo; Wisweh, Lutz (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-22)
      Many Japanese universities normally have the educational system, which checks the students’ "knowledge" about theories and answers, but engineering education in Germany provides a system to check the students’ "understandings" ...
    • Engineering’s Role in the Evolutionary Understanding of Complex Service Systems 

      Thomas, Jakita O.; Kieliszewski, Cheryl A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-20)
      In the United States, over 70% of the labor force is engaged in services, and an estimated 75% of the GDP in 2005 was derived from services. Industrialized countries around the world share similar statistics, while emerging ...
    • eUreka: Web-based Tool for Collaborative Problem Solving and Project Work - Documentation of Knowledge Creation and Discovery 

      Tan, Daniel T. H.; Wong, Sheryl E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      Building on the implementation of project work in Singapore schools at the K-12 level, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) explored an extension of eLearning that will move the original purpose of knowledge creation, ...
    • The Exploration and Practice of Continuing Education of China's Radio and TV Universities in the New Age 

      Meichun, Sun; Xiaoqing, Jiang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-22)
      Based on the study entitled ‘The Investigation of the Status Quo of Radio and TV University’s Continuous Education’, some experience and practice of continuous education of CCRTVU in the 21st century is presented. Some ...
    • Faculty Readiness for Defining and Facilitating CEE 

      Fink, Flemming K.; Schrey-Niemenmaa, Katriina (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      In this paper we discuss the new demands put on university faculty for involvement in delivery of Continuing Engineering Education. CEE programmes are often composed in the same way as on-campus programmes – which means ...
    • Financial Management PD Courses for Global Economy Engineers 

      Bocharov, Yury; Zhuravlev, Igor (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      Traditionally Russian engineers were responsible mostly for product design, shop technology and manufacturing processes development. Professional development courses served practical engineers to upgrade the knowledge in ...
    • Formal and Informal Technology Enhanced Learning for Initial and Continuing Engineering Education 

      Csanyi, Gottfried S.; Jerlich, Jutta; Pohl, Margit; Reichl, Franz (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-20)
      The results of two empirical surveys among students and the experiences from an interdisciplinary course show that the success of stimulating informal learning by formal learning offers is a matter of educational design ...
    • Going Global: How to Develop Your Continuing Engineering Education Strategy for a World without Borders 

      DiPaolo, Andy; Marca, Paul (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      As companies attract and develop talent across the globe, continuing engineering education providers will follow suit – creating and delivering programs that both address the implications of a global strategy and are ...
    • The Importance Of Cultural Liaisons in International Distance Education: a Case Study 

      Atkinson, Pamela H. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-22)
      There can be unforeseen breakdowns in communication, and in the educational process, when international education takes place between United States providers of that education and working professionals abroad, whose ...
    • Innovative Tool for Custom Course Building and Delivery 

      Khalil, Medhat K.; John, Shajan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) has a strong commitment towards practicing professionals in the industry. MSOE's Applied Technology Center regularly offers professional education seminars in the field of Fluid Power ...
    • Integrating Local Environmental Conditions In An Engineering Program Towards Globalization 

      Ofosu, Willie K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      Technological advancements in the present age have assumed such proportions that all activities are being driven by technology in one form or another. Such is the case in this information age where it can be considered ...
    • Internationalisation in Continuing Engineering Education: a Case study 

      de Mari, Guus (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-22)
      Delft TopTech is the school of executive education of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands and offers executive master programmes. This contribution gives answers on how universities, i.e. university institutions ...
    • Is effective the CPD for our customers? Why they contract CEE? A model for the CPD courses post evaluation 

      Orero, Eva; Hinarejos, Natalia; Montesinos, Patricio (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-22)
      Is well known that customer satisfaction can be calculated as the difference between the reality and the expectatives the client can have. If the expectative is high and the reality doesn’t achieve the required minimums, ...
    • Knowledge Practices in Workplaces (KP-Lab) -Change Laboratory (CL) - An Intervention Method for Systemically Developing Work Practices in the Rich Internet Application 

      Rantakari, Ali; Raček, Michal; Höynälänmaa, Mikko; Markkanen, Hannu; Hiltunen, Johanna; Schrey-Niemenmaa, Katriina (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-22)
      This paper takes a look how the university created knowledge and practices at the KP-lab are applicable to the business sector. The constantly evolving information technologies and accelerated spreading of World Wide Web ...
    • Knowledge Practices Laboratory (KP-Lab) Overview 

      Markkanen, Hannu; Barclay, Hanna; Schrey-Niemenmaa, Katriina (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-22)
      KP-Lab is a five year research and development project financed by the EU 6th Framework Program conducted by 22 partners from different parts of Europe. The aim of the project is to create a learning system, which facilitates ...
    • Managing ePresence in a Global Electronically Connected World 

      Hanna, Donald E.; Smith, Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      Electronic communications have enabled individuals to communicate with friends, family members, business associates, and colleagues at a distance in ways that were unimagined even a decade ago, when the Internet was well ...
    • Marketing Engineering Continuing Education 

      Vieth, Carl (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      In the not to distant past, the mantra for marketing continuing education and distance degree programs was "build it and they will come". But in today’s complex and highly competitive landscape, organizations must understand ...
    • Marketing Short Courses 

      Mahr, Anna; Baker, Tavish; Moore, Dee (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      The Professional Institute is part of the Professional Education Programs office within the MIT School of Engineering. PI offers 35-45 courses geared to working professional scientists and engineers. Our course directors ...
    • Measuring the Benefits of Continuing Engineering Education 

      Prevost, Amy C.; O’Leary, Philip R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      In response to a challenge by one of the department’s corporate customers, a study was initiated to measure the return on investment, or ROI, of continuing engineering education programs. Literature reported various available ...
    • Modern Education Technology with Creativity of Continuing Education 

      Long, Luo; Zhaohui, Liang; Gengsheng, Wu; Xiaoqin, Yang (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-05-21)
      At present, the multi-media technology, network technology and satellite transmission technology, as the representative of the information technology is developing very quickly. Modern educational technology based on ...