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Lifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age

Lifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age
  • Author : Ashok V. Naimpally
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 February 2021
  • ISBN : 0123852145
  • Pages : 90 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The book provides a comprehensive review of lifelong learning, information literacy and internships including assessment techniques for lifelong learning, teamwork and information literacy as defined by the ABET criteria. It also discusses critical thinking skills for scientists and engineers and their role in lifelong learning in the information age. It will be invaluable for: Engineering educators including librarians interested in developing programs to satisfy the ABET criteria for lifelong learning and teamwork. Engineering librarians developing programs and assessment tools for information literacy using online databases and the Internet. Engineering educators and career advisors interested in developing internship programs in engineering. An internship is defined as work performed in an industrial setting that provides practical experience and adds value to the classroom and research learning processes. This book will cover all aspects involved in administering internship and cooperative education programs. Employers of interns will find useful information on needs assessment, program development, evaluation and the importance of lifelong learning; and, Science and engineering educators interested in developing critical thinking skills in their students as an aid to developing lifelong learning skills especially given the challenges in the digital age. Provides information on how to develop programs and assessment tools for information literacy Describes how to set up an internship program Develops critical thinking skills


Lifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age

Lifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age
  • Author : Ashok V. Naimpally,Hema Ramachandran,Caroline Smith
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKLifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age

The book provides a comprehensive review of lifelong learning, information literacy and internships including assessment techniques for lifelong learning, teamwork and information literacy as defined by the ABET criteria. It also discusses critical thinking skills for scientists and engineers and their role in lifelong learning in the information age. It will be invaluable for: Engineering educators including librarians interested in developing programs to satisfy the ABET criteria for lifelong learning and teamwork. Engineering librarians developing programs and assessment tools for





Student Learning in the Information Age

Student Learning in the Information Age
  • Author : Patricia Senn Breivik
  • Publisher : Greenwood
  • Release : 28 February 1998
GET THIS BOOKStudent Learning in the Information Age

The author offers an in-depth examination of resource-based learning as an important new paradigm for higher education. This concept shifts the focus from teaching to learning by requiring students to select their own learning materials from a wide range of real world information resources. A resource-based approach helps students assume more responsibility for their own learning. It also creates a strong partnership between faculty members and campus librarians. Breivik highlights examples of colleges and universities that are already using this


Education and the Knowledge Society

Education and the Knowledge Society
  • Author : Tom J. van Weert
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 December 2005
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Engineering the Knowledge Society (EKS) - Event of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) This book is the result of a joint event of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) held during the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva, Switzerland, December 11 - 12, 2003. The organisation was in the hands of Mr. Raymond Morel of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW). Information Technology (or Information and Communication


Lifelong Learning in the Digital Age

Lifelong Learning in the Digital Age
  • Author : Tom J. van Weert,Mike Kendall
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 31 March 2004
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the issues involved in Lifelong Learning supported by Information and Communication Technology (ICT). In this overview, the following issues are discussed: -Changing environments, -What is Lifelong Learning? -Who are the learners? -Characteristics of learning environments, -Sustainability of learning environments, -Learning communities, -Role of educational institutions, -Role of ICT. Lifelong Learning in the Digital Age contains reviewed papers by invited authors, as well as a comprehensive report with resource materials produced by a Focus


Ubiquitous and Mobile Learning in the Digital Age

Ubiquitous and Mobile Learning in the Digital Age
  • Author : Demetrios G. Sampson,Pedro Isaias,Dirk Ifenthaler,J. Michael Spector
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 13 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKUbiquitous and Mobile Learning in the Digital Age

​This edited volume with selected expanded papers from CELDA (Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age) 2011 (http://www.celda-‐conf.org/) will focus on Ubiquitous and Mobile Informal and Formal Learning in the Digital Age, with sub-topics: Mobile and Ubiquitous Informal and Formal Learning Environments (Part I), Social Web Technologies for new knowledge representation, retrieval, creation and sharing in Informal and Formal Educational Settings (Part II), Virtual Worlds and Game-‐based Informal and Formal Learning (Part III), Location-‐based


Schools for an Information Age

Schools for an Information Age
  • Author : Byrd L. Jones,Robert W. Maloy
  • Publisher : Praeger Pub Text
  • Release : 28 February 1996
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This thought-provoking text deals with critical issues and perspectives connected to future schools, presenting the views of historians, economists, sociologists, and educators on how multicultural communities can achieve democratic process and social justice.


To Improve the Academy

To Improve the Academy
  • Author : Catherine M. Wehlburg,Sandra Chadwick-Blossey
  • Publisher : Jossey-Bass
  • Release : 15 September 2002
GET THIS BOOKTo Improve the Academy

An annual publication of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, the 21st volume of To Improve the Academy is a collection of articles that address the impact that professionals working in higher education have on society. Written after September 11, 2001, the book embodies a reaction of the educational community to these tragic events. Each of the contributing authors urges an awareness of the continuously changing nature of the world, and emphasizes the role that faculty development can


International Perspectives on Lifelong Learning

International Perspectives on Lifelong Learning
  • Author : David Istance,Hans Georg Schütze,Tom Schuller
  • Publisher : Open University Press
  • Release : 28 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKInternational Perspectives on Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning is high on most governments' policy agendas, but how much progress has been made in developing lifelong learning over the past 30 years? This book draws upon a range of academics and policy analysts to address international policy research in the field of lifelong learning.



Adult Learning in the Digital Age

Adult Learning in the Digital Age
  • Author : Neil Selwyn,Stephen Gorard,John Furlong
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 March 2006
GET THIS BOOKAdult Learning in the Digital Age

This engaging book sheds light on the ways in which adults in the twenty-first century interact with technology in different learning environments. Based on one of the first large-scale academic research projects in this area, the authors present their findings and offer practical recommendations for the use of new technology in a learning society. They invite debate on: why ICTs are believed to be capable of affecting positive change in adult learning the drawbacks and limits of ICT in adult