ERIC Number: ED199033
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Reference Count: 0
First World Conference on Continuing Engineering Education, Summary & Evaluation (Mexico City, Mexico, April 25-27, 1979).
Klus, John P., Ed.; Jones, Judy A., Ed.
The proceedings of the First World Conference on Engineering Education focus on future directions, case studies, and unique high-impact programs. The report contains the following: (1) a list of summary statements on ideas, trends and observations; (2) summaries of the 16 sessions in which salient points are noted; and (3) the complete text of three papers omitted from the conference report. Topics include the super industrial revolution, adult motivation, continuing education and the government, professional society programs, university programs, and industry/government programs. Six hundred participants from 56 countries attended the conference which was cosponsored by the University of Mexico; the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE); the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO); the Pan American Union of Engineers Association (UPADI); and the Secretariat of Human Settlement and Public Works of Mexico (SAHOP). (Author)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Engineering Education, Engineering Technology, Engineers, International Programs, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Training, Workshops
Engineering & Applied Science, Univ. of Wisconsin Extension, 432 N. Lake St., Madison, WI 53706 (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Univ. Extension.