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@ieec.uned.es<br />1<br />International Professional (Engineering) Societies and their Role in Transnational Education – t...
Introduction<br />Education of engineers is a priority for both emerging and industrialized nations<br />>>> Global Engine...
Introduction (2)<br />From Education to Conferences and Forums<br />>>> Global Engineering Education<br />http://www.educo...
Introduction (3)<br />IEEE EDUCON<br />>>> 2010 Madrid<br />>>> 2011 Amman (open CallforAbstracts)<br />>>> 2012<br />Marr...
Engineers…<br />                                          IEEE<br />10<br />
Historically…<br />                                          IEEE<br />11<br />11<br />
EngineeringEducation response toGlobalization<br />Researching pedagogical methods for using the same enabling technologie...
Thisresearchiswidelydocumented<br />                                          IEEE<br />13<br />
Countries’ response toGlobalization<br />Encouraging or requiring training in global and cultural awareness<br />         ...
                                          IEEE<br />15<br />
The role of Professional Associations<br />International professional associations can be leaders in cooperation between c...
Definition. A society is <br />"a structured community of people bound together by similar traditions, institutions, or na...
EngineeringSocieties<br />The associative view of professionally involved people can be reproduced in any field of human b...
History<br />                                          IEEE<br />19<br />
Professional Societies<br />IEEE, an organization focused on electrical, computer, and electronic engineering<br />ASME, a...
Professional Societies<br />IFAC, an organization focused on control engineering <br />ISES, an organization focused on so...
Professional Societies<br />A few of these organizations retain the word "American" in their names<br />But in general hav...
Some are notglobalized<br />A vision more closely tied to a cultural or geographic area, sharing similar objectives<br />E...
Professional Societies<br />                                          IEEE<br />24<br />
400,000 members <br />80,000 student members<br />160 countries <br />331 Sections in 10 Geographic Regions worldwide<br /...
a respected standards organization<br />1,300 standards<br />a major global conference business<br />1000 conferences in 7...
IEEE<br />                                          IEEE<br />27<br />
IEEE<br />                                          IEEE<br />28<br />
38 Societies & 7 Technical councils  with specific fields of interest<br />Examples: Computer Society, Power and Energy So...
                                          IEEE<br />30<br />
IEEE evolution<br />                                          IEEE<br />31<br />
The role of Education<br />Important for engineering professional associations<br />Most of the worldwide associations rec...
The role of Education<br />Many IEEE societies and councils provide some degree of transnational continuing education<br /...
The role of Education<br /><ul><li>Conferences and journals are two of the most important features attracting professional...
In fact, the special-interest groups of IEEE </li></ul>publish almost one third of the world's literature in the IEEE fiel...
The role of Education<br />These events foster interaction <br />                                          IEEE<br />from ...
Attractyoungerstudents<br />Is a critical issue for engineering technical societies throughout the world<br />It is essent...
Attractyoungerstudents<br />IEEE has centrally coordinated services available to assist educators and students at the pre-...
TryEngineering.org<br />A career discovery product that allows students, parents, and educators to learn about careers in ...
EPICS program<br />Encourages and supports IEEE members working with youth on projects that help local humanitarian organi...
Education<br />The technical-field continuing education and the community outreach provided by the societies are very impo...
IEEE Education Society<br />Vision <br />The IEEE Education Society strives to be the global leader in engineering educati...
IEEE EducationSociety<br />Is a medium-sized society founded as a community in 1957<br />It has nearly 3,000 members that ...
IEEE EducationSociety<br />International membership has grown <br />42% of the members live in the USA<br />32% in Europe,...
The FIELD OF INTEREST is <br />the theory and practice of education <br />educational technology involved in the effective...
IEEE EducationSociety<br />Nearly 80 chapters provide local activities to members <br />The governing body of the society ...
International Cooperation<br />The society plays an important role in international cooperation as shown in its vision:<br...
Professional Development Activities<br />47<br />
EdSoc Peer Reviewed Journals<br />IEEE Transactions on Education [1958]<br />Focus on Field of Interest<br />Pioneering ef...
IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies [2008]<br />Joint publication with IEEE Computer Society<br />Computer technolo...
Educators use the journals to:<br />                                          IEEE<br />50<br />
40 years of history<br />Vision:  Premier forum for computing, engineering, and technology education professionals to:<br ...
EdSoc’s Newest Conference<br />Forum for academic, research and industrial collaboration on global engineering education<b...
ICECE 2009 (Argentina)<br />Intertech 2010 (Brazil)<br />TAEE 2008 (Tecnologías Aplicadas a la Enseñanza de la Electrónica...
8 prestigious awards to recognize efforts that<br />Improve the Society<br />Improve Engineering Education<br />Region 8 w...
The importance of IEEE Education Society chapters<br />Chapters are technical units allocated to the IEEE region<br />Span...
IEEE EdSocSpanishChapter<br />                                          IEEE<br />56<br />
Awards<br />Within the topics of the IEEE Education Society<br />Best Spanish Major Master final work <br />Best Spanish P...
Otheractivities<br />Driving force behind the creation of the IEEE-RITA electronic journal <br />Encourages, promotes, and...
IEEE EdSoc Milwaukee Chapter<br />Organizes and sponsors an annual research and design poster competition <br />Open to un...
IEEE StudentBranches<br />Student branches are organizational units attached to universities<br />IEEE student branch of U...
GeographicalDistribution<br />                                          IEEE<br />6<br />1<br />21<br />15<br />1<br />22<...
Communication and Collaboration<br />                                          IEEE<br />62<br />62<br />
IEEE StudentBranch of UNED<br />Projects<br />SSETI SWARM<br />Bionichand<br />Cellphonerecyclingforpowering a robot<br />...
IEEE StudentBranch of UNED<br />Workshops<br />Robotics<br />Open Source SW<br />Web Design<br />Programming<br />Security...
Otheractivities<br />                                          IEEE<br />65<br />Events<br />NationalCongress of StudentBr...
IEEE StudentBranch of UNED<br />Many of them are IEEE Education Society members<br />They are creating an <br />official E...
Globalization versus Glocalization<br />A focus on globalization has advantages because the worldwide community works to d...
Globalization vsGlocalization<br />                                          IEEE<br />68<br />
Globalization vsGlocalization<br />Glocalization tries to avoid these challenges by including <br />local cultural informa...
Glocalization goal<br />Keep focus with the worldwide people grouped in the society<br />The different cultural and local ...
Glocalizationexamples<br />TISP - Teacher In-Service Program Training<br />where IEEE is trying to improve the total world...
TISP<br />General program was initiated and developed inside the IEEE headquarters <br />Plan for the local implementation...
TISP application<br />United States <br />South Africa<br />In expansion <br />African countries<br />Portugal<br />Spain ...
TISP<br />Local flavor based on their geographical area when developing examples and methods:<br />Some places: Robots (be...
Other uses of TISP<br />Continuing education for <br />senior IEEE members <br />To help them stay current and increase th...
Conclusions<br />In addition to technical knowledge, today's engineering educators must provide students with key knowledg...
Conclusions<br />This requires a level of continuing education for teachers<br />International engineering professional so...
Conclusions<br />As anexample, IEEE<br />Publishes standards and best practices published<br />To help educators ensure wo...
Conclusions<br />Recruiting and retention programs developed by IEEE help educators learn effective techniques to encourag...
Conclusions<br />Continuing education products and peer-networking events offered by IEEE and the IEEE Education Society f...
Ourgoal<br />	Break down transnational educational borders by sharing knowledge and skills<br />                          ...
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ICEUTE 2010 Plenary Session

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This is the plenary session of the ICEUTE 2010 Workshop held in Burgos September, 24th, 2010 about "International Professional (Engineering) Societies and their Role in Transnational Education – the example of IEEE"

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ICEUTE 2010 Plenary Session

  1. 1. @ieec.uned.es<br />1<br />International Professional (Engineering) Societies and their Role in Transnational Education – the example of IEEE<br />Manuel Castro, UNED, IEEE Fellow<br />IEEE SpainSectionChair<br />IEEE SpanishChapter of theEducationSocietyFounder<br />mcastro@ieec.uned.es <br />Co-authors – Susan Lord and Russ Meier (IEEE) Presentation organization – Sergio Martin (UNED)<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Education of engineers is a priority for both emerging and industrialized nations<br />>>> Global Engineering Education<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Engineering_Education<br /> IEEE<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Introduction (2)<br />From Education to Conferences and Forums<br />>>> Global Engineering Education<br />http://www.educon-conference.org/<br /> IEEE<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Introduction (3)<br />IEEE EDUCON<br />>>> 2010 Madrid<br />>>> 2011 Amman (open CallforAbstracts)<br />>>> 2012<br />Marrakesh<br />>>> 2013<br />Berlin<br />>>> ……..<br /> IEEE<br />4<br />
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  8. 8.
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  10. 10. Engineers…<br /> IEEE<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Historically…<br /> IEEE<br />11<br />11<br />
  12. 12. EngineeringEducation response toGlobalization<br />Researching pedagogical methods for using the same enabling technologies that led to globalization as tools in both <br />on-campus <br />virtual classrooms<br /> IEEE<br />12<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Thisresearchiswidelydocumented<br /> IEEE<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Countries’ response toGlobalization<br />Encouraging or requiring training in global and cultural awareness<br /> IEEE<br />14<br />
  15. 15. IEEE<br />15<br />
  16. 16. The role of Professional Associations<br />International professional associations can be leaders in cooperation between countries<br /> IEEE<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Definition. A society is <br />"a structured community of people bound together by similar traditions, institutions, or nationality" <br />"an organized group of people who share an interest, aim, or profession”<br /> IEEE<br />EngineeringSocieties<br />17<br />
  18. 18. EngineeringSocieties<br />The associative view of professionally involved people can be reproduced in any field of human behaviour including:<br />technical work<br />sports<br />recreational topics<br />and volunteer aspects of life<br /> IEEE<br />18<br />
  19. 19. History<br /> IEEE<br />19<br />
  20. 20. Professional Societies<br />IEEE, an organization focused on electrical, computer, and electronic engineering<br />ASME, an organization focused on mechanical engineering<br />ACM, an organization focused on computer science and informatics<br /> IEEE<br />20<br />
  21. 21. Professional Societies<br />IFAC, an organization focused on control engineering <br />ISES, an organization focused on solar energy engineering applications <br />ASEE, an organization focused on engineering education applications<br /> IEEE<br />21<br />
  22. 22. Professional Societies<br />A few of these organizations retain the word "American" in their names<br />But in general have a global view and work toward commonality around the world<br /> IEEE<br />22<br />22<br />
  23. 23. Some are notglobalized<br />A vision more closely tied to a cultural or geographic area, sharing similar objectives<br />Each focuses on the unique attributes of their regional members<br />SEFI, an organization focused on engineering education applications in Europe <br />FACU, an organization focused on university professor issues in Spain<br />23<br />
  24. 24. Professional Societies<br /> IEEE<br />24<br />
  25. 25. 400,000 members <br />80,000 student members<br />160 countries <br />331 Sections in 10 Geographic Regions worldwide<br />125 years of history<br />IEEE Today<br />25<br />
  26. 26. a respected standards organization<br />1,300 standards<br />a major global conference business<br />1000 conferences in 76 countries annually<br />a significant publisher of technical literature<br />148 Transactions, Journals & Magazines <br />1/3 of world literature in fields of interest<br />2.5 million documents in IEEE Explore<br />the world’s largest professional organization<br />IEEE Today<br />26<br />
  27. 27. IEEE<br /> IEEE<br />27<br />
  28. 28. IEEE<br /> IEEE<br />28<br />
  29. 29. 38 Societies & 7 Technical councils with specific fields of interest<br />Examples: Computer Society, Power and Energy Society, Education Society<br />1,952 Chapters that unite local members with similar technical interests<br />Examples: Spanish, Portugal, Gulf, and Nordic Chapters of Education Society<br />IEEE Today<br />29<br />
  30. 30. IEEE<br />30<br />
  31. 31. IEEE evolution<br /> IEEE<br />31<br />
  32. 32. The role of Education<br />Important for engineering professional associations<br />Most of the worldwide associations recognize the importance of education:<br />continuing education of members<br />community outreach<br />and education of university students<br /> IEEE<br />32<br />
  33. 33. The role of Education<br />Many IEEE societies and councils provide some degree of transnational continuing education<br /> IEEE<br />33<br />
  34. 34. The role of Education<br /><ul><li>Conferences and journals are two of the most important features attracting professionals to membership in IEEE technical societies
  35. 35. In fact, the special-interest groups of IEEE </li></ul>publish almost one third of the world's literature in the IEEE fields of interest <br />sponsor more than 900 professional events around the world every year!<br />Including internationally recognized continuing education units (CEUs)<br /> IEEE<br />34<br />
  36. 36. The role of Education<br />These events foster interaction <br /> IEEE<br />from different geographical regions and cultures<br />35<br />
  37. 37. Attractyoungerstudents<br />Is a critical issue for engineering technical societies throughout the world<br />It is essential for the future of the profession to bring the best minds into engineering<br /> IEEE<br />36<br />36<br />
  38. 38. Attractyoungerstudents<br />IEEE has centrally coordinated services available to assist educators and students at the pre-university levels:<br />TryEngineering.org<br />TISP (Teacher In Service Program)<br />Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS)<br /> IEEE<br />37<br />
  39. 39. TryEngineering.org<br />A career discovery product that allows students, parents, and educators to learn about careers in engineering<br /> IEEE<br />38<br />
  40. 40. EPICS program<br />Encourages and supports IEEE members working with youth on projects that help local humanitarian organizations improve the community<br /> IEEE<br />39<br />
  41. 41. Education<br />The technical-field continuing education and the community outreach provided by the societies are very important to the practicing engineer<br />IEEE Education Society was formed to specifically focus on the science and practice of teaching engineering to university students<br /> IEEE<br />40<br />
  42. 42. IEEE Education Society<br />Vision <br />The IEEE Education Society strives to be the global leader in engineering education.<br />Mission<br />The IEEE Education Society is an international organization that promotes, advances, and disseminates state-of-the-art information and resources related to the Society’s field of interest and provides development opportunities for academic, industry, and government professionals.<br />41<br />
  43. 43. IEEE EducationSociety<br />Is a medium-sized society founded as a community in 1957<br />It has nearly 3,000 members that are currently engineering educators or have an interest in engineering education<br /> IEEE<br />42<br />42<br />
  44. 44. IEEE EducationSociety<br />International membership has grown <br />42% of the members live in the USA<br />32% in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa<br />14% in Asia Pacific<br />9% in Latin America<br />and 3% in Canada<br /><ul><li>The society leadership includes representatives from all around the world</li></ul> IEEE<br />43<br />
  45. 45. The FIELD OF INTEREST is <br />the theory and practice of education <br />educational technology involved in the effective delivery of domain knowledge of all fields within the scope of interest of IEEE<br />Examples: laboratory instruction, curriculum design, distance learning, Web 2.0 learning, pedagogy<br />44<br />IEEE Education Society <br />44<br />
  46. 46. IEEE EducationSociety<br />Nearly 80 chapters provide local activities to members <br />The governing body of the society coordinates international services and professional development events<br /> IEEE<br />45<br />45<br />
  47. 47. International Cooperation<br />The society plays an important role in international cooperation as shown in its vision:<br />“The IEEE Education Society strives to be the global leader in engineering education”<br />EdSocis indeed a global community<br /> IEEE<br />46<br />
  48. 48. Professional Development Activities<br />47<br />
  49. 49. EdSoc Peer Reviewed Journals<br />IEEE Transactions on Education [1958]<br />Focus on Field of Interest<br />Pioneering effort that has inspired other refereed Engineering Education Journals<br />IEEE-RITA (RevistaIberoamericana de Tecnologías del Aprendizaje) (Latin-American Learning Technologies Journal) [2006]<br />Focused on Latin America, Spain & Portugal<br />Published quarterly<br />Launched by Spanish Chapter of IEEE Education Society<br />48<br />
  50. 50. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies [2008]<br />Joint publication with IEEE Computer Society<br />Computer technologies used to deliver engineering education to students<br />IEEE Multidisciplinary Engineering Education Magazine (MEEM) [2006]<br />Online student professional journal<br />Published 4 times per year<br />Forum for new engineering educators and students to discuss the challenges facing the next generation of engineering educators <br />49<br />EdSoc Peer Reviewed Journals<br />49<br />
  51. 51. Educators use the journals to:<br /> IEEE<br />50<br />
  52. 52. 40 years of history<br />Vision: Premier forum for computing, engineering, and technology education professionals to:<br />learn best practices and innovations<br />enable better teaching and learning<br />share ideas and foster community<br />600 Participants, 400 Peer Reviewed Papers, Works-in-progress, Workshops & Special Sessions<br />51<br />Frontiers in Education<br />51<br />
  53. 53. EdSoc’s Newest Conference<br />Forum for academic, research and industrial collaboration on global engineering education<br />International audience of 300 participants with <br />70% from Europe (half of them from Spain)<br />20% from the United States <br />10% from the rest of the world<br />52<br />
  54. 54. ICECE 2009 (Argentina)<br />Intertech 2010 (Brazil)<br />TAEE 2008 (Tecnologías Aplicadas a la Enseñanza de la Electrónica – Technologies Applied to Electronics Teaching) (Spain)<br />TAEE 2010 (Madrid, Spain)<br />53<br />EdSoc as Technical Co-Sponsor<br />53<br />
  55. 55. 8 prestigious awards to recognize efforts that<br />Improve the Society<br />Improve Engineering Education<br />Region 8 well represented<br />Outstanding Chapter Leadership<br />Edwin C. Jones, Jr. Distinguished Service<br />Chapter Achievement<br />Distinguished Lecture Program<br />Awards and Recognition<br />54<br />
  56. 56. The importance of IEEE Education Society chapters<br />Chapters are technical units allocated to the IEEE region<br />Spanish Chapter in IEEE Region 8 <br />the largest IEEE Education Society chapter in the world <br />with nearly 200 members<br /> IEEE<br />55<br />
  57. 57. IEEE EdSocSpanishChapter<br /> IEEE<br />56<br />
  58. 58. Awards<br />Within the topics of the IEEE Education Society<br />Best Spanish Major Master final work <br />Best Spanish Ph.D<br /> IEEE<br />57<br />
  59. 59. Otheractivities<br />Driving force behind the creation of the IEEE-RITA electronic journal <br />Encourages, promotes, and supports educational research and innovative projects<br /> IEEE<br />58<br />
  60. 60. IEEE EdSoc Milwaukee Chapter<br />Organizes and sponsors an annual research and design poster competition <br />Open to undergraduate students that have finished their engineering design project <br />Open to graduate students documenting their masters or doctoral research work<br /> IEEE<br />59<br />59<br />
  61. 61. IEEE StudentBranches<br />Student branches are organizational units attached to universities<br />IEEE student branch of UNED is a model of how students can provide continuing education to each other by extending and expanding upon their classroom learning<br /> IEEE<br />60<br />
  62. 62. GeographicalDistribution<br /> IEEE<br />6<br />1<br />21<br />15<br />1<br />22<br />3<br />2<br />2<br />1<br />61<br />
  63. 63. Communication and Collaboration<br /> IEEE<br />62<br />62<br />
  64. 64. IEEE StudentBranch of UNED<br />Projects<br />SSETI SWARM<br />Bionichand<br />Cellphonerecyclingforpowering a robot<br /> IEEE<br />63<br />
  65. 65. IEEE StudentBranch of UNED<br />Workshops<br />Robotics<br />Open Source SW<br />Web Design<br />Programming<br />Security<br />Networks<br />…<br /> IEEE<br />64<br />64<br />
  66. 66. Otheractivities<br /> IEEE<br />65<br />Events<br />NationalCongress of StudentBranches<br />Xuventude Galicia 2009 (Robotics)<br />Ownpublications<br />Digital Journal<br />By and forstudents<br />65<br />
  67. 67. IEEE StudentBranch of UNED<br />Many of them are IEEE Education Society members<br />They are creating an <br />official Education Society <br />Student Branch Chapter<br /> IEEE<br />66<br />
  68. 68. Globalization versus Glocalization<br />A focus on globalization has advantages because the worldwide community works to develop products with commonalities so that they can share those applications and ideas in any part of the world<br />Challenges appears when implementing activities because of cultural, social, or political differences<br /> IEEE<br />67<br />
  69. 69. Globalization vsGlocalization<br /> IEEE<br />68<br />
  70. 70. Globalization vsGlocalization<br />Glocalization tries to avoid these challenges by including <br />local cultural information<br />social views<br />low level local management plan in the design of any global product or service <br /> IEEE<br />69<br />69<br />
  71. 71. Glocalization goal<br />Keep focus with the worldwide people grouped in the society<br />The different cultural and local <br />vision can add some unique <br />approaches that are more adjusted <br />to the specific needs of the local <br />group<br /> IEEE<br />70<br />
  72. 72. Glocalizationexamples<br />TISP - Teacher In-Service Program Training<br />where IEEE is trying to improve the total worldwide number of young students attracted to study engineering <br />based on a "train the trainers" model. It focuses on helping teachers in the secondary level acquire the capacities and competences to introduce engineering in the classroom<br /> IEEE<br />71<br />
  73. 73. TISP<br />General program was initiated and developed inside the IEEE headquarters <br />Plan for the local implementation is developed at the local section site<br />sharing and adapting at the same time the most successful practices from other geographic areas<br />72<br />72<br />
  74. 74. TISP application<br />United States <br />South Africa<br />In expansion <br />African countries<br />Portugal<br />Spain <br />Saudi Arabia<br /> IEEE<br />73<br />
  75. 75. TISP<br />Local flavor based on their geographical area when developing examples and methods:<br />Some places: Robots (because local industry)<br />Others: Wi-fi or communications systems<br />Developing countries: infrastructure and food production <br /> IEEE<br />74<br />74<br />
  76. 76. Other uses of TISP<br />Continuing education for <br />senior IEEE members <br />To help them stay current and increase their interest in community service by introducing teachers to new engineering topics<br /> IEEE<br />75<br />
  77. 77. Conclusions<br />In addition to technical knowledge, today's engineering educators must provide students with key knowledge of<br /> cultural, social, and political issues <br />needed to succeed in the modern <br />global engineering marketplace<br /> IEEE<br />76<br />76<br />
  78. 78. Conclusions<br />This requires a level of continuing education for teachers<br />International engineering professional societies plan and implement a number of continuing education products that can help educators stay current<br /> IEEE<br />77<br />77<br />
  79. 79. Conclusions<br />As anexample, IEEE<br />Publishes standards and best practices published<br />To help educators ensure worldwide continuity<br />In some countries, IEEE plays a role in curriculum design and accreditation<br /> IEEE<br />78<br />78<br />
  80. 80. Conclusions<br />Recruiting and retention programs developed by IEEE help educators learn effective techniques to encourage youth to become engineers <br />So that their country and the world continues to advance<br /> IEEE<br />79<br />79<br />
  81. 81. Conclusions<br />Continuing education products and peer-networking events offered by IEEE and the IEEE Education Society foster interaction between educators by providing forums for discussion and collaboration<br /> IEEE<br />80<br />80<br />
  82. 82. Ourgoal<br /> Break down transnational educational borders by sharing knowledge and skills<br /> IEEE<br />Questions and Comments ?<br />81<br />
  83. 83. @ieec.uned.es<br />82<br />International Professional (Engineering) Societies and their Role in Transnational Education – the example of IEEE<br />Manuel Castro, UNED, IEEE Fellow<br />IEEE SpainSectionChair<br />IEEE SpanishChapter of theEducationSocietyFounder<br />mcastro@ieec.uned.es <br />82<br />Co-authors – Susan Lord and Russ Meier (IEEE) Presentation organization – Sergio Martin (UNED)<br />

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