IEEE Communications Magazine

Issue 11 • Nov. 1992

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  • Taiwan: meeting the new challenges (engineering education)

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):18 - 26
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    The state of engineering education in Taiwan is presented in terms of the number of engineering departments in Taiwanese universities and the number of students graduated from those departments. The basic philosophy of undergraduate engineering education in Taiwan, providing a general-purpose training to most people who want it, is discussed. The manner in which the education system is managed in ... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering education in Japan

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):28 - 36
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    The Japanese and American post-World-War-II educational systems are compared. The basic concepts and social customs inherent in the two educational systems are discussed. Various problems with the Japanese engineering education system are outlined, and the theory and practical implementation of meta-engineering concepts are described.<> View full abstract»

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  • Engineering education in Europe

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):38 - 43
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    The characteristics of engineering education in Europe in general are presented and compared to engineering education in the United Kingdom. Issues relating to the type of engineers required for an integrated Europe, the comparison of the technicians and engineers in Europe, and the importance of enterprise in the initial formation and continuing education are discussed. The importance of internat... View full abstract»

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  • The French system of engineering formation

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):44 - 48
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    The organizational patterns and general curriculum of the French system of engineering education are discussed. The hierarchy of engineering schools in France and the features that the schools have in common are outlined. The industrial links and international relations that the French engineering schools have developed are reviewed.<> View full abstract»

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  • Engineering training in Germany

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):50 - 51
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    In Germany, there are two types of schools where a degree in engineering can be acquired: the university of technology and the technical college. The major difference between these two types of schools is the content of the study. While the studies at technical colleges are mainly practice-oriented, studies at universities of technology have a more theoretical content. The prerequisites for the st... View full abstract»

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  • Forming an information technology department in turbulent times

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):52 - 56
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    The goals, objectives, characteristics, prerequisites, and courses of an information technology curriculum developed at the University of Veszprem in Hungary are discussed. Basic, introductory, and core courses as well as special subjects are listed, and the program schedule of the five years is presented. The place and role of information engineering in a changing world is discussed, including so... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering education in Poland

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):58 - 64
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    Basic engineering education in Poland is described. The factors effecting education which are specific to that country, including its political situation and the efforts of the academic community during the last several decades to keep in touch with the global flow of people and information, are emphasized. The basic structure of the Polish educational system is discussed and illustrated with seve... View full abstract»

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  • A history of engineering education in Brazil

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):66 - 71
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    The history of engineering education in Brazil from 1792, when the Royal Academy of Artillery, Fortification, and Drawing was created, to the present is reviewed. In addition to the development of the Royal Academy of Artillery, Fortification, and Drawing, the evolution of the Military Royal Academy, the Central School, the Polytechnical School, and Ouro Preto School of Mines are described. The ex... View full abstract»

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  • Humanistic education for the lives of today's engineers

    Publication Year: 1992, Page(s):72 - 74
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    The role of humanistic studies in an engineering student's academic development is discussed. It is argued that engineering students must be prepared to regard themselves as persons and part of the harsh and aggressive environment found outside the university walls. Four suggestions for integrating a nonpragmatic education into an engineering curriculum are presented.<> View full abstract»

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