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Issue 2 • Date Summer 2006

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  • Human-built world: how to think about technology and culture - [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):47 - 50
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  • Special issue introduction - From region to countries: engineering education in bahrain, egypt, and turkey

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):4 - 11
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    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 2
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  • God in the machine: what robots teach us about humanity and god - [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):45 - 46
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  • Engineering ethics - Do you see the problem? is that all you see?

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 3
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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 0_1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 1
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  • Development of engineering education in bahrain

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):12 - 17
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    Engineering education in Bahrain has evolved along with the country's political and economic shift from British control to national sovereignty. Beginning with UK-based craft and technician studies, engineering education evolved into a two-track US-influenced system, including diplomas for technicians and B.Sc. degrees for engineers. Currently motivated by higher salaries and social status, studen... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering and engineering education in egypt

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):18 - 25
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    Engineering education in Egypt is a mirror of the country's history, a result of the confluence of foreign influences (French, British, Swiss, German, Soviet, American) and national desires for sovereignty, development, and Pan-Arabism. American political and economic influence in the most recent period can be seen in the current dominance of the Anglo-Saxon model in engineering education, particu... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering education and practice in turkey

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):26 - 35
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    With the foundation of an independent and secular Republic of Turkey in 1923, engineering education became one of the priorities of the new nation-state to develop industry and increase the wealth of the country. The demand for engineers was met mainly by Istanbul Technical University, Robert College, Istanbul University, and to a limited extent, Ankara University. By the 1950s the expansion and l... View full abstract»

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  • Struggles of management engineering education in turkey

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):36 - 42
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    The Istanbul Technical University (ITU) has always provided a positive environment for the creation of new engineering fields. Despite this favorable atmosphere, the emergence and development of management engineering was not easily accepted by all. Beginning with ITU's establishment, this article summarizes the history of the program, its curricular developments to address changing societal condi... View full abstract»

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  • Commentary on the special issue - Today and tomorrow: engineering education in transitioning societies

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):43 - 50
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  • Designing socially robust 4G wireless services

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):51 - 64
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    The difficulties and technical limitations of the third generation (3G) of wireless mobile communication systems as well as the emergence of new mobile broadband technologies on the market have prompted university and industry researchers to thoroughly reflect on the fourth generation (4G) of these technologies. In this article, we outline the interaction between technology and society that shall ... View full abstract»

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  • News - SSIT presents Carl Barus award to Dr. Kymn Harvin

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 64
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  • IEEE Enterprise [advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 65
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  • IEEE Technology and Society Magazine - Award

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): 66
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The following topics describe the scope of IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (IEEE SSIT) and of IEEE Technology and Society Magazine : Health and safety implications of technology, Engineering ethics and professional responsibility, Engineering education in social implications of technology, History of electrotechnology, Technical expertise and public policy, Social issues related to energy, Social issues related to information technology, Social issues related to telecommunications, Systems analysis in public policy decisions, Economic issues related to technology, Peace technology, and Environmental implications of technology. Beyond these specific topics, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine  is concerned with the broad area of the social implications of technology, especially electrotechnology.

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University of Wollongong