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ERIC Number: ED174759
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
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)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Adults, Case Studies, Conference Reports, Engineering, Engineering Education, Extension Education, Government Role, Higher Education, Media Selection, Motivation, Needs Assessment, Professional Associations, Professional Continuing Education, Program Costs, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Publicize, School Business Relationship, Speeches, Staff Utilization
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
Sponsor: EXXON Education Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Society for Engineering Education, Washington, DC.