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International Education and Holistic Thinking for Engineers

  • Dennis D. Berkey

Abstract

The dramatic rise in popularity of study abroad programs in the past 30 years has not seen participation by students majoring in engineering and science in US colleges and universities at rates anywhere near the national averages. Despite the increasing awareness of the importance of a global perspective in the increasingly interconnected, flat, hot, and crowded world (Friedman, 2005, 2008), these students have been constrained from participation by the academic requirements of their majors and the demands of their laboratories.

Keywords

Project Team Engineering Education Informal Settlement Engineering Student Project Center 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis D. Berkey
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  1. 1.Worcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcesterUSA

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