Journal of
Engineering and Technology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Eng. Technol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9790
  • DOI: 10.5897/JETR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 190

Full Length Research Paper

The new era of engineering: A proposal of establishing school of engineering education

Abdullah AlSagheer1* and Areej Al-Sagheer2
  1School of Education, Colorado State University, 1020 Wabash St unit 25101 Fort Collins, CO 80526 USA. 2Kuwait Petroleum International Limited, College of Business, Colorado State University, 1020 Wabash St unit 25101 Fort Collins, CO 80526 USA.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 16 October 2009
  •  Published: 30 November 2009

Abstract

 

In this paper, the proposal of setting up a new "School of Engineering Education' has been presented. The paper discusses the prospective location, the possible degrees offered by this institution, the future prospects of the development of this concept as well as the reasons why Engineering Education needs to be handled in this new format of education. The article tries to support the new field by establishing the new school of Engineering Education. The mission of the establishment of this new school is also framed in the given proposal to show the usefulness of the establishing of this new school. The major design and structure of courses and degrees offered by the institution are also discussed in terms of their provided branches, mission and objectives and the career opportunities for the students. Also, the selection and improvement of faculty and teaching techniques has been discussed. Finally, the proposal paper will assist the students to know their future and get their attention in the field of Engineering Education.

 

 

Key words:  Engineering education, establishment, teaching techniques.