EDUCATION FOR TOMORROW

EXAMPLES OF THE OBSOLESCENCE OF MAN AND SYSTEMS ARE REVIEWED. THE INCREASING ROLE OF COMPUTERS IS FRIGHTENING. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE DISCUSSED FOR DESIGNING AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM IN ENGINEERING FOR TOMORROW. IT IS EMPHASIZED THAT EDUCATION IS A SELF-DISCIPLINE AND MUST BE A CONTINUING THING. THE EMPLOYERS OF ENGINEERS SHOULD ASSUME THE RESPONSIBILITY OF KEEPING THEM CURRENT BY PROVIDING LEARNING EXPERIENCES. IT IS FELT THAT ENGINEERING COLLEGES SHOULD: (1) ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN HIGH QUALITY, PART TIME, ADVANCE-DEGREE PROGRAMS FOR ON-CAMPUS STUDY BY EMPLOYEES OF NEARBY INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND (2) DEVISE NEW TECHNIQUES AND ARRANGEMENTS FOR EXTENDING HIGH-QUALITY, ADVANCE-DEGREE EDUCATION TO ENGINEERING GRADUATES EMPLOYED AT LOCATIONS REMOTE FROM ESTABLISHED CAMPUSES.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 69, No 614, PP 858-871, 6 FIG
  • Authors:
    • Hawkins, G A
  • Publication Date: 1968-6

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  • Accession Number: 00200714
  • Record Type: Publication
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  • Created Date: Mar 18 1994 12:00AM