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Fostering flexibility in the engineering work force

National Research Council Staff Corporate Author

Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press 1990

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  • Title:
    Fostering flexibility in the engineering work force
  • Author/Creator: National Research Council Staff Corporate Author
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press
  • Creation Date: 1990
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (180 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Subjects: Engineering -- Employment -- United States; Engineering -- Research -- United States
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Contents: ""Fostering Flexibility in the Engineering Work Force""; ""Copyright""; ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""BACKGROUND""; ""FINDINGS""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""1 Background""; ""2 Workshop on National Needs and Technological Change: Fostering Flexibility in the Engineering Work Force""; ""3 Findings""; ""ADAPTABILITY AS AN ISSUE""; ""MOBILITY AMONG THE U.S. ENGINEERING WORK FORCE""; ""Ph.D.s in Engineering""; ""B.S. and M.S. Degrees in Engineering""; ""EDUCATION AND TRAINING""; ""Undergraduate Engineering Education""
    ""Continuing or Lifelong Education and Training""""DATA AND KNOWLEDGE BASES""; ""4 Conclusions""; ""5 Next Steps""; ""Commissioned Papers""; ""National Needs and Technological Change: A Background Paper""; ""PURPOSE AND STRUCTURE OF THE WORKSHOP""; ""Changing National Priorities""; ""Technological Change""; ""Education and Training""; ""ADAPTABILITY MATRIX""; ""TERMINOLOGY""; ""BACKGROUND""; ""Selected Characteristics of Engineers""; ""Quality of Labor Market Adjustments""; ""References""; ""APPENDIX A EDUCATION FIELDS OF EARLY PH.D. NUCLEAR ENGINEERS""
    ""EVIDENCE FROM THE 1975 SURVEY OF PH.D. SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS""""EVIDENCE FROM THE 1987 SURVEY OF PH.D. SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS""; ""The Relevance of Career-Long Education to Creating and Maintaining an Adaptable Work Force""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""CONTINUING ENGINEERING EDUCATION IS A HUMAN RESOURCE ISSUE THAT PROMPTS CONTINUAL STUDIES""; ""THE ENGINEERING WORK FORCE: A NUMBERS PROBLEM? OR A UTILIZATION PROBLEM?""; ""AN EXPLORATION OF THE ISSUES""; ""Continuing Engineering Education in the Workplace""
    ""Who Pays for Continuing Education and the Issue of Part-Time versus Full-Time Education""""Graduate School, One Aspect of Continuing Education""; ""EDUCATIONAL ENTREPRENEURS ABOUND""; ""YET ANOTHER STUDY ON EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE WORK PLACE""; ""LOOKING TO THE FUTURE""; ""THE CURRENT CANON""; ""SOME QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION""; ""IMAGINARY PROFILE: TOMORROW'S ENGINEERING SCHOOLS PREPARE ENGINEERS FOR ADAPTABILITY""; ""CAN ENGINEERS LEARN TO ADAPT TO MEET CHANGING ENGINEERING EMPLOYMENT NEEDS?""; ""REFERENCES""; ""APPENDIX A""; ""APPENDIX B ENGINEERING SKILLS ASSESSMENT PROGRAM""
    ""THREE COMPONENTS OF ESAP FIELD""""Specific Knowledge Inventory (FSKI)""; ""Self Assessment Test (Test) And Answers""; ""Guidance Information""; ""IMPLEMENTATION OF ESAP""; ""FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:""; ""Evidence of Adaptability in the Labor Market for Engineers: A Review of Recent Studies""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""DEGREE AND EMPLOYMENT FIELDS""; ""EARNINGS DIFFERENTIALS""; ""MOBILITY""; ""OTHER FINDINGS""; ""SUMMARY""; ""REFERENCES""; ""Adaptability of the Engineering Work Force: Information Available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""DATA SOURCES""
    ""INFORMATION FROM THE CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY""
  • Restrictions: Restrictions unspecified
  • OCLC Number: 44958343
  • Identifier: ISBN1-280-21249-7;ISBN9786610212491;ISBN0-309-54346-0;ISBN0-585-14402-8