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ERIC Number: ED174759
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 417
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
World Conference on Continuing Engineering Education. Proceedings (1st, Mexico City, Mexico, April 25-27, 1979).
Grayson, Lawrence P., Ed.; Biedenbach, Joseph M., Ed.
Proceedings are presented of the first World Conference on Continuing Engineering Education held in Mexico City, Mexico, which featured speakers from twenty-eight countries on five continents making presentations before several hundred people. Major contents are the texts of about eighty speeches and papers centered around the following topic areas: (1) the super industrial revolution, (2) adult motivation, (3) continuing education and the government, (4) professional society programs, (5) university programs, (6) industry/government programs, (7) need analysis, (8) promotion techniques, (9) program cost, (10) staffing requirements, and (11) media-based continuing education. Many of the papers are complete case studies including research data. Among the speakers appearing at the conference were Alvin Toffler, speaking on "The Super Industrial Revolution"; A. Bhattachanyya, speaking on "Professional Societies and Continuing Education in India"; John Klus, speaking on "The Wisconsin Model"; M. Jain, speaking on "Continuing Engineering Education in Developing Countries"; Charles Sener, speaking on "The Role of Training in Corporate Survival"; and Sabah Al-Nassri, speaking on "An Application of Critical Path Method in Planning Continuing Education Programmes." (Bibliographic information and addresses for all authors are included.) (LRA)
American Society for Engineering Education, c/o J. M. Biedenbach, College of Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208 ($20.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: EXXON Education Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Society for Engineering Education, Washington, DC.