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Why, What, and How to Integrate 'Common Engineering Education' With "People Learning Systems!"

  • 1.  Why, What, and How to Integrate 'Common Engineering Education' With "People Learning Systems!"

    Posted 10-27-2020 11:54 AM
                            "It is suggested that an integrated learning method in which cognitive levels,
                             social factors and teamwork and behaviouristic elements are integrated
                             will optimise the learning process on an engineering course."  .1.

    Q. Sustainably successful projects/programs require the seamless
            integration [ Right Things Right The First Time ] of people, process, technology,
            and leadership. E
    ach of these four elements noted require, in addition to engineering technology,
            human systems aptitude:

    Q1. What educational sociocultural programs/courses need to become "Required" to earn a Civil Engineering degree?


    Q2.
    Who, what and when will lead and support these revisions to this new normal-abnormal?

                                         "The only constant is change!"

                          Those standing in the way of progress will be run over
                          by those planning, doing, studying results, and acting.

    Stay Healthy!

    Cheers,
    Bill
    p.s. For those in doubt about this new normal, first meet with your orgs CFO.
    Ask her/him your firm's ratio of realized actual project profits versus budgeted.

    .1. "Learning theories and assessment methodologies – an engineering educational perspective."
                                                                                                                                                                             - A.B. Hassan



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    William M. Hayden Jr., Ph.D., P.E., CMQ/OE, F.ASCE
    Buffalo, N.Y.

    "It is never too late to be what you might have been." -- George Eliot 1819 - 1880
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  • 2.  RE: Why, What, and How to Integrate 'Common Engineering Education' With "People Learning Systems!"

    Posted 10-28-2020 08:30 AM
    Dear William Hayden
    You have mentioned many interesting topics in this post.
    But I have to point out that I think the questions presented have created a certain complexity in providing answers given its general subject matter.
    So I suggest, please separate the content so that each question can be discussed appropriately.

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    Reza Mokarramaydenlou, Ph.D., C.Eng, P.E., S.E., M.ASCE
    Structural Engineering and Seismic rehabilitation Consultant
    Author of the book in Elsevier
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  • 3.  RE: Why, What, and How to Integrate 'Common Engineering Education' With "People Learning Systems!"

    Posted 10-28-2020 12:27 PM
    Hi Reza,
    Thank you for your observation.
    What you point out is by no means "accidental."

    Given the diversity of our potential commentator's  professional education, practices, and experiences,
    I suggest each person decide for themself what component of the original post they wish to discuss.

    Perhaps three (3) early topics to address might be:
    1. "Each of these four elements noted require, in addition to engineering technology, human systems aptitude;" and,

    2. "What educational sociocultural programs/courses need to become "Required" to earn a Civil Engineering degree?" and,

    3. What school(s) of engineering have been requiring "Human Systems Courses" in their Civil Engineering degree program?
    And what have they learned?

    Stay Healthy!
    Cheers,
    Bill
    p.s. Reza, perhaps the very nature of this post's issues will cause ASCE's educational and practice leadership to evaluate the formation of
    a "Task Force" to engage and coordinate this subject's program.
    b. Given our colleagues in other engineering programs have the same challenges, maybe a "Human Systems Engineering Institute" might offer
    a common learning platform . . .and offer us a "Playing Field" to practice!

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    William M. Hayden Jr., Ph.D., P.E., CMQ/OE, F.ASCE
    Buffalo, N.Y.

    "It is never too late to be what you might have been." -- George Eliot 1819 - 1880
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  • 4.  RE: Why, What, and How to Integrate 'Common Engineering Education' With "People Learning Systems!"

    Posted 10-29-2020 12:07 PM
    By Lauren Logan

    Stay Healthy!
    Cheers,
    Bill


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    William M. Hayden Jr., Ph.D., P.E., CMQ/OE, F.ASCE
    Buffalo, N.Y.

    "It is never too late to be what you might have been." -- George Eliot 1819 - 1880
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