ERIC Number: ED369364
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Assessing Engineering Education in Sub-Saharan Africa. World Bank Technical Paper Number 197, Africa Technical Department Series.
Zymelman, Manuel, Ed.
This guide to assessing engineering education in Sub-Saharan Africa consists of three sections, covering: (1) assessment of qualitative and quantitative needs; (2) assessment of the engineering education institution in developing countries; and (3) methods of forecasting demand for engineers; assessment of the efficiency of engineering training institutions; questionnaires concerning students, staff, curriculum, examinations, research, buildings and equipment, libraries, and other topics in assessing engineering education institutions from a systems point of view; and methodologies for analyzing costs. The guide contains papers with the following titles and authors: "Different Methods of Assessment" (Malcolm Frazer); "Quality in Engineering Education" (John Sparkes); "Reviewing Quality" (Ton I. Vroeijenstijn); "Guidance for an Evaluation Committee" (T. P. Melia); "Internal Evaluation Methods" (John Dubbey); "Engineering Education for the Labor Market in Africa" (K. Koso-Thomas); "Methodology for Designing Engineering Curricula in a Developing Country" (Benjamin A. Ntim); and "Assessing Engineering Schools" (Manuel Zymelman). Appendixes contain questionnaires, cost formulas, and average and high values of occupational composition of industries. (References accompany each paper.) (JDD)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Quality, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Labor Needs, Needs Assessment, Program Evaluation, Quality Control
Distribution Unit, Office of the Publisher, Dept. F, The World Bank, 1818 H St., N.W., Washington, DC 20433 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Africa