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EDUCATING ENGINEERS FOR A GLOBAL WORLD

EDUCATING ENGINEERS FOR A GLOBAL WORLD

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  1. EDUCATING ENGINEERS FOR A GLOBAL WORLD James L. Melsa President American Society for Engineering Education IEEE EAB Meeting

  2. ASEE • Founded in 1893 • Over 13, 000 individual members • 400 colleges of engineering and engineering technology • 700 global online members • 100 corporations, professional organizations, governmental agencies IEEE EAB Meeting

  3. ASEE Mission • Further education in engineering and engineering technology • Promote excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice • Exercise worldwide leadership • Foster the technological education of society • Influence the recruitment and retention of young faculty and underrepresented groups • Encourage youth to pursue careers in engineering IEEE EAB Meeting

  4. ASEE Activities • 2006 – 2007 Year of Dialogue • Intent to create and dissemination a report: • Target date for draft is June 2008 • Engineering Education for the Global Economy: Research, Innovation, and Practice • Steering Committee chaired by Jack Lohmann and Leah Jamieson • Summit planned for late spring 2008 to seek input from a wide variety of sources IEEE EAB Meeting

  5. Major ASEE Global Activities • Global Colloquia • International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) • Indo-US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) • International Association for Continuing Engineering Education (IACEE) • Engineering for the Americas (EftA) IEEE EAB Meeting

  6. ASEE Pre-College Activities • K-12 and Pre-College Division and Center • Production of Engineering Go For It magazine • Pre-Conference ASEE Workshop for K-12 Engineering Education • Women in Engineering Division • Minorities in Engineering Division IEEE EAB Meeting

  7. THANK YOU!Questions? James L. Melsa www.asee.org melsa@iastate.edu IEEE EAB Meeting