Assessment of global competencies for the development of global engineering education

Khwanruethai Rawboon, Atsuko K. Yamazaki, Sayoko Oda, Atikorn Wongsatanawarid

研究成果: Conference contribution

1 被引用数 (Scopus)

抄録

The engineering workplace is becoming increasingly multinational because of technological advances and global economic integration. Consequently, engineering students should learn how to use advanced and appropriate technologies, as well as develop transferable skills, such as global competence, which are necessary to successfully work in a global environment. However, the question of which global competencies are required from engineers by the global marketplace has not been addressed. In this study, we present the results of a survey in which we asked industrial engineering leaders and multinational companies in Thailand about the appropriate and essential skills that should be targeted by engineering departments and programs at universities in Thailand, Japan, and other countries to enhance the engineering curriculum of students. According to the survey results, well-known Thai companies value global competencies, whereas Japanese and other multinational companies in Thailand tend to emphasize on technical skills. All the respondents agreed that global competence is very important for engineering graduates to be recognized as professional engineers in the future.

本文言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルICDTE 2019 - 2019 the 3rd International Conference on Digital Technology in Education
出版社ICST
ページ190-194
ページ数5
ISBN(電子版)9781450372206
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2019 10 25
イベント3rd International Conference on Digital Technology in Education, ICDTE 2019 - Yamanashi, Japan
継続期間: 2019 10 252019 10 27

出版物シリーズ

名前PervasiveHealth: Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare
ISSN(印刷版)2153-1633

Conference

Conference3rd International Conference on Digital Technology in Education, ICDTE 2019
国/地域Japan
CityYamanashi
Period19/10/2519/10/27

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • コンピュータ ネットワークおよび通信
  • 情報システム
  • コンピュータ サイエンスの応用
  • 健康情報学

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