Higher Education and the Evolution of Management, Applied Sciences, and Engineering Curricula

Higher Education and the Evolution of Management, Applied Sciences, and Engineering Curricula

Carolina F. Machado (University of Minho, Portugal) and J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Release Date: February, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 258
ISBN13: 9781522572596|ISBN10: 1522572597|EISBN13: 9781522572602|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7259-6

Description

In an increasingly complex, competitive, and global world, organizations require highly skilled professionals who have the capacity to proactively answer challenges. Thus, educational institutions must update the curricula of their courses to better contribute to the training and development of professionals in order to ensure that they are prepared to face increasing levels of organizational competitiveness.

Higher Education and the Evolution of Management, Applied Sciences, and Engineering Curricula is a collection of innovative research that fosters discussion on the evolution of higher-education in management, applied sciences, and engineering with an emphasis on curriculum development, pedagogy, didactic aspects, and sustainable education. This publication presents models, theories, and tools that allow individuals to take a more strategic role in their organizations. It is ideally designed for managers, engineers, human resource officials, academicians, researchers, administrators, and lecturers.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Educational Multimedia
  • Globalization
  • Green Engineering Education
  • Green Management Education
  • Innovation Strategies
  • Pedagogical Resources
  • Performance Indicators
  • Quality Assurance
  • Sustainable Development
  • Teaching Ethics

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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