"This book is the outcome of a National Science Foundation study entitled: 'Paradigm Shifts in Engineering Education: The Influence of Technology,' SED-9253002. The overall objective of this study was to forecast which of the various possible futures in engineering education were most promising to pursue.
The first part of the book contains a series of critical review papers that survey the state-of-the-art in various aspects of engineering education and attempts to look at the future to determine directions for future directions for engineering education.
The second part of the book contains data and summaries from meetings held by focus groups convened to discuss possible alternative forecasts."
-From the Editor's Note
Table of Contents
Overview, J. Bourne and A. Brodersen
Engineering Curriculum: The Contextual Basis for Reform in the Information Age, F. Kulacki, E. Vlachos, and G.R. Johnson
Artificial Realities, Virtual Communities, and Intelligent Artifacts: Implications for Engineering Education, C. Dede
Educational Issues, Models, and Implementation
Educational Issues and Models, C. Kinzer
Anchored Instruction and Engineering Education, J. Dally
The Future of Mathematics Education for Engineering Students, M. Getz
Computer Algebra Systems at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, B. Black
The Role of Distance Learning in Engineering Education, R. Mattson
The Impact of Technology on the Engineering Laboratory, J. Avery
The Impact of Computer and Communications Technology on Engineering Education, J. Bourne and A. Brodersen
An Infrastructure for Engineering Education: Digital Libraries, Classrooms, and Courseware Studios, R. Thomas, R. Katz, and J. Tront
Paradigm Shifts in Engineering Education: Summary and Conclusions
The Tradeoff Paradigms
Focus Group Results
Analysis of Alternatives: A Road Map for the Future