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Engineering education in a changing world: from bureaucracy to networking
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering.
2006 (English)In: New Engineering to a New World: book of abstracts / [ed] Claudio da Rocha Brito; Melany M. Ciampi, COPEC – Council of researches in education and sciences , 2006, 43- p.Conference paper, Meeting abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This article discusses the step-wise changes within engineering education taken by Luleå University of Technology to meet the general, new demands put on universities in the post-industrial era. Today's universities operate in a global arena, the educational technology has to be flexible and adapted to societal demands, new forms of organizations are formed, time is compressed and learning is under a magnifier more than ever. The forces of change in higher engineering education in Sweden are described at three levels; the national level, the university level and the department level. Environmental challenges and actions to cope with these challenges are analyzed at all three levels. Universities in Sweden are facing a dynamic development in the near future characterized by consolidation, innovative thinking, building new alliances and networks, to meet the external and internal demands in a complex high tech society.

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COPEC – Council of researches in education and sciences , 2006. 43- p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-40732Local ID: ff933d40-9112-11db-8975-000ea68e967bISBN: 85-89120-31-7OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-40732DiVA: diva2:1014253
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World Congress on Computer Science, Engineering and Technology Education : 19/03/2006 - 22/03/2006
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Godkänd; 2006; 20061221 (ysko)Available from: 2016-10-03 Created: 2016-10-03Bibliographically approved

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