Practice-oriented learning as a means of increasing adaptability and quality of engineering education

Alexander Chuchalin, Mikhail Minin, Natalia Vyuzhanina

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Abstract

The article considers the current state of engineering education in Russia in the light of the need to increase its adaptability and quality, and the role of practice-oriented learning technologies in this process. The demand for graduates on the labour market and their competitiveness is seen as the main indicator of the education system ability to adapt to changes and its quality. Thus the employers requirements should be the most important driver for the learning process. And the practice-oriented learning technologies are given as the most effective answer to these needs as they imply involvement of the employer and solution of real-world tasks and problems.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2013 International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, ICL 2013
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages571-574
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event2013 16th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, ICL 2013 - Kazan, Russian Federation
Duration: 25 Sep 201327 Sep 2013

Other

Other2013 16th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, ICL 2013
CountryRussian Federation
CityKazan
Period25.9.1327.9.13

Keywords

  • adaptability
  • education quality
  • employer requirements
  • practice-oriented learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Education

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