Development of the Engineering University Students’ Ecological Competence Based on the Project Method

  • Petr N. Osipov
  • Alisher I. Irismetov
  • Elena Klemyashova
  • Leisan KhafisovaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1134)


At the present stage of human society development, environmental literacy of population is becoming of major importance. This especially applies to graduates of engineering universities. Labor market demands such a specialist, who will not wait for instructions, but will enter into life with established creative, design-constructive and spiritual-personal experience, and it is such an environmental engineer who can be considered as professionally competent. The environmental competence of a future engineer is a holistic integrative ability of a specialist, which is ensuring his readiness to effectively solve problems related to natural resources management, the desire to mobilize professional competence, personal qualities based on the actualization of individual experience for the successful activities to protect the global environment in the process of professional functions performance. Unfortunately, despite the measures taken, the development level of future engineers’ environmental competence leaves much to be desired. This defines the task of the scientific search, which is to answer the question: how to develop the environmental competence of future engineers in a technological university?


Environmental issues Environmental competence Environmental project Engineering university 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Petr N. Osipov
    • 1
  • Alisher I. Irismetov
    • 1
  • Elena Klemyashova
    • 2
  • Leisan Khafisova
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Kazan National Research Technological UniversityKazanRussia
  2. 2.Institute of the Study of Childhood, Family and Education of the Russian Academy of EducationMoscowRussia

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