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Study of the Effectiveness of the Implementation of Washington Accord in Malaysia's Engineering Undergraduate Programme Using SEM

Sivajothi Paramasivam, Kanesan Mutusamy, Kian Tan
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Transformation of engineering undergraduate programs towards global practice of outcomes based accreditation (OBA) entails a huge challenge to universities as there is mounting pressure for infusion of  ...  Hence, in view of providing a sense of direction to the local engineering education community, Washington Accord (WA) ensures that accredited programmes synonymously mean that its graduates are equipped  ...  The research finding expects to assist universities to re-examine the quality monitoring system of their educational process cycle to address any shortfall in the engineering education system  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.07.155 fatcat:ssai45ewmva5libfpn3ho7dl7m

Global Convergence to Improve the Internal Quality Assurance for Post Graduate Engineering Programmes

Vedhathiri Thanikachalam
2015 Journal of Engineering Education Transformations  
Hence, these institutes have to consider global convergence to improve the internal quality assurance for these programs and focus on the following eight factors selected for accreditation: i) Students  ...  They not only establish manufacturing industries but also starting research and development centers utilizing the quality of postgraduate students and research scholars.  ...  A selected a few linkages are presented in the Table-2 . Assessment of Support System For every program, it recommended to perform an assessment of support systems for internal quality assurance.  ... 
doi:10.16920/ijerit/2015/v0i0/59343 fatcat:ofimpwh2bzc4veepyidcxiigla

Quality Assurance in Environmental Technology Verification (ETV): Analysis and Impact on the EU ETV Pilot Programme Performance

Michał Molenda, Izabela Ratman-Kłosińska
2018 Management Systems in Production Engineering  
Verifications of performance are supported by high quality, independent test data. In that way ETV as a tool helps establish vendor credibility and buyer confidence.  ...  Several countries across the world have implemented ETV in the form of national or regional programmes. ETV in the European Union was implemented as a voluntary scheme if a form of a pilot programme.  ...  , credible, supported by quality independent test data and based on solid scientific and engineering principles.  ... 
doi:10.2478/mspe-2018-0008 fatcat:4j2s5uiy3vbfzcjyvahzpyqwqa

The Engineering Undergraduates Industrial Training Programme in Malaysia: Issues and Resolutions

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
Globalization era needs human capital resources with competency, competitive and multi-skilled to lead a country to be a developed country.  ...  All bachelor's engineering students need to undergo industrial training for at least 8 weeks as stated in Engineering Accreditation Council (EAC) manual.  ...  Adapted from NACE Job Outlook 2018 Table 2 : 2 Themes of interview findings (Issues in Assessment) International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) ISSN: 2249 -8958, Volume-8 Issue  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.e1058.0585c19 fatcat:mmszo4qwavav5hkeo6krtglpai

Educating planners in Europe: A review of 21st century study programmes

Andrea I. Frank, Izabela Mironowicz, Julia Lourenço, Teresa Franchini, Peter Ache, Maroš Finka, Bernd Scholl, Anita Grams
2014 Progress in Planning  
a shadow existence being embedded in programmes of other disciplines.  ...  Figures indicate a substantial increase in the number of programmes when compared to limited historical data.  ...  An earlier version of the Polish case study has been published by the UN online. Appendix A.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.progress.2013.05.001 fatcat:i2yaauimcjeqxbjnasxfe4phmq

Whole-genome sequencing as part of national and international surveillance programmes for antimicrobial resistance: a roadmap

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Genomic Surveillance of AMR
2020 BMJ Global Health  
The global spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and lack of novel alternative treatments have been declared a global public health emergency by WHO.  ...  However, given its potential to inform national and international action plans against AMR, establishing WGS as a surveillance tool in LMICs will be important in order to produce a truly global picture  ...  initiatives could be targeted at teams rather than individuals. quality assessment EQA procedures should be standardised among collaborating centres to ensure that results are comparable and of high quality  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-002244 pmid:33239336 fatcat:gthfempdofd6zg5dq26naaeqsu

Professional development programmes at world-class universities

W James Jacob, Weiyan Xiong, Huiyuan Ye
2015 Palgrave Communications  
Findings from this study include the structural characteristics of each centre as well as a summary of best practices in terms of programme development and resource management.  ...  Higher education professional development trends increasingly focus on areas of quality improvement, quality assurance and optimal technology delivery models to achieve academic excellence.  ...  Teaching assessments are viewed as a means of quality control throughout most European HEIs.  ... 
doi:10.1057/palcomms.2015.2 fatcat:tzs44z5tanck3d4r7majxglcai

Engineering accreditation and professional competence in Ireland and Brazil: Similarities, differences and convergence in a global context

Ken Thomas, Don O'Neill, Francisco Cardoso, Eduardo Toledo Santos
2015 2015 International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL)  
Approach: The associated accreditation of engineering undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and routes to achieving legally recognised professional competence in Ireland and Brazil require some analysis  ...  Conclusions: The paper concludes with recommendations to facilitate improved mutual understanding and recognition between Ireland and Brazil in the context of facilitating global professional engineering  ...  Accreditation by Engineers Ireland involves a periodic assessment of a programme of engineering education against stated standards [22] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/icl.2015.7318146 fatcat:hepdxasgznb47b6rzqkopeyhfu

Impact of accreditation on public and private universities: a comparative study

Kwame Dattey, Don F. Westerheijden, Wiecher H. Adriaan Hofman
2014 Tertiary Education and Management  
Potential students would, however, seek the accreditation status of a programme before applying to enrol.  ...  Based on two cycles of assessments for accreditation, this study assesses the differential impacts of accreditation on public and private universities in Ghana.  ...  In Ghana, programme accreditation is usually valid for three years for new programmes and a maximum of five years for existing programmes.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13583883.2014.959037 fatcat:sywyowkef5h45debb5socwaely

Capacity building approach for EUR-ACE accreditation in Central Asia: QUEECA TEMPUS project advancements

Elisa Guberti, Claudio Borri, Michele Betti, Jose Carlos Quadrado
2015 2015 International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL)  
The project, involving 4 out of 5 TEMPUS countries in Central Asia, aims at setting up and implementing a system of Quality Assurance for Engineering Education in Central Asia countries.  ...  Through the discussion of the specific project, a Capacity Building Approach for the EUR-ACE Accreditation model is presented.  ...  Asia (CA), finalized to the accreditation of engineering programmes by the award of the EUR-ACE quality label on the basis of the EUR-ACE Framework Standards and related quality requirements and procedures  ... 
doi:10.1109/icl.2015.7318221 fatcat:oeeukrso6nebjba3f2wvq5txli

Developing a Services Science Graduation Programme at the University of Twente

Vikram Sorathia, Luis Ferreira Pires, Marten van Sinderen, Fons Wijnhoven
2010 2010 IEEE Transforming Engineering Education: Creating Interdisciplinary Skills for Complex Global Environments  
We propose a study programme of five years, consisting of a Master phase of two years and a PhD phase of three years.  ...  patterns and strategies, and 2. we defined a programme with enough coverage, taking into consideration the local resources (course and lecturers) so that the programme can start immediately.  ...  We also decided to make the Masters phase of our programme comply with the requirements of the existing accredited Masters programmes and their tracks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tee.2010.5508892 fatcat:sullkzqxxrgpvmmpova5l5pgeq

Maritime Education in a Transdisciplinary World: The Case of Hong Kong

Jim Mi Ng, Tsz Leung Yip
2009 Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics  
The maritime business curriculum has to fulfill the requirements of accreditation of different international organizations e.g. STCW95 and AACSB.  ...  Emphasises are apparently different for those in faculty of engineering from those in faculty of business.  ...  Over the years, more than 250,000 young men and women have graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (2007)  ... 
doi:10.1016/s2092-5212(09)80013-8 fatcat:nkphi3f26bgi7e4o3ihuwz5so4

Engineering Education in India: Preparation of Professional Engineering Educators

Atasi Mohanty, Deepshikha Dash
2016 Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies  
Researchers have found some universally preferred, yet challenging skills for global workforce, e.g., science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), statistics and data analysis skills, are of the topmost  ...  Recently, we have witnessed a major shift in customer relationship and business strategies of corporate houses.  ...  In addition to this, to ensure the quality of our professional engineering and teacher education programmes we need to focus on continuous and authentic/valid improvement driven assessment process and  ... 
doi:10.4236/jhrss.2016.42011 fatcat:iy6rfefobvhonmufhgz2fwdjfe

Engineering Education in Sub-Saharan Africa: Quest for Quality

Goolam Mohamedbhai
2016 International Journal of African Higher Education  
Accreditation of engineering qualifications in Africa is key to improving the quality of the awards.  ...  , poor quality and relevance of educational provision, lack of human and financial resources, and poor linkages with industry.  ...  quality of engineering education and to look at the important aspect of accreditation of engineering programmes of African universities.  ... 
doi:10.6017/ijahe.v2i1.9259 fatcat:yb6k56uhtnh6rpcdy4rz6vepy4

Interdisciplinarity in Higher Petroleum Education in the Context of International Standards

Nadiya Tymkiv
2017 Comparative Professional Pedagogy  
The standards and guidelines of international educational interdisciplinarity of degree programmes in petroleum engineering are analyzed in the article.  ...  It has been revealed that implementation of interdisciplinary approach in engineering programmes necessitates the development of such an educational framework that would provide educators with the relevant  ...  The criteria of EUR-ACE system developed by EUR-ACE engineering programme accreditation system designed by the European Network for the Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE, 2012) is another framework  ... 
doi:10.1515/rpp-2017-0050 fatcat:td24u5q55fh3rm6s4bfx4hokr4
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