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Berne, Rosalyn W.; Schummer, Joachim – Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, 2005
Societal and ethical implications of nanotechnology have become a hot topic of public debates in many countries because both revolutionary changes and strong public concerns are expected from its development. Because nanotechnology is, at this point, mostly articulated in visionary and futuristic terms, it is difficult to apply standard methods of…
Descriptors: Technological Advancement, Teaching Methods, Engineering Education, Science Fiction
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Delale, Feridun; Liaw, Benjamin M.; Jiji, Latif M.; Voiculescu, Ioana; Yu, Honghui – Advances in Engineering Education, 2011
From October 2003 to April 2008 a systemic reform of the Mechanical Engineering program at The City College of New York was undertaken with the goal of incorporating emerging technologies (such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), intelligent systems) and new teaching methodologies (such as project based…
Descriptors: Engineering, Engineering Education, Teaching Methods, College Curriculum