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By Mahmoud Abdulwahed, Mazen O. Hasna, Jeffrey E. Froyd

This e-book presents a suite of the latest advances in engineering schooling within the heart East and North Africa (MENA) quarter and sheds insights for destiny improvement. it really is one of many first books to deal with the shortcoming of complete literature on undergraduate engineering curricula, and stimulates highbrow and important discourse at the subsequent wave of engineering innovation and schooling within the MENA quarter. The authors examine fresh options during the lens of 4 subject matters: studying and educating, curriculum improvement, evaluate and accreditation, and demanding situations and sustainability. additionally they comprise analyses of pedagogical thoughts, types for reworking engineering schooling, and techniques for utilizing technological ideas to reinforce lively studying. Engineering schooling issues on matters resembling development, healthiness and safeguard, city layout, and environmental engineering within the context of the MENA zone are lined in extra aspect. The publication concludes with sensible suggestions for implementations in engineering schooling. this is often an excellent e-book for engineering schooling teachers, engineering curriculum builders and accreditation experts, and deans and leaders in engineering education.

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Educational research institutes that acquire their main funding out of research grants tend to operate rather independently of the host university. University management appears to be unhappy with this independent position; consequently, they prefer to organise the educational consultants as a staff unit with limited or no research tasks. As a consequence, scientific research in higher education is cut short. What started out as research-based institutes aiming to sustain innovation in higher education through scientific research ended up as consultancy units supporting existing practice.

The first international society aiming at uniting engineering teachers was Internationale Gesellschaft für Ingenieurpädagogik (IGIP), founded in 1972 at the University of Klagenfurt (Austria). In the German language, IGIP stands for Internationale Gesellschaft für Ingenieurpädagogik. A year later, the European Society for Engineering Education, known as SEFI (the French acronym for Société Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs), was established in Belgium. Both societies offer the opportunity to present experiences, ideas and research on teaching and learning in engineering at annual conferences.

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