Engineers and their role in public policy: an active learning experience for enhancing the understanding of the state

TitleEngineers and their role in public policy: an active learning experience for enhancing the understanding of the state
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsAcevedo, J, Barros, R, Ramirez, C, Realpe, N
JournalEuropean Journal of Engineering Education
Volume34
Pagination171-182
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsMaterials , Pedigogical
AbstractThis article describes a workshop developed by the Universidad de las Andes in Bogota Columbia that helps engineering students comprehend the scope and limitations of public management, in general, with the objective of solving public problems.
NotesAcevedo, Jorge 1; Email Address: jacevedo@uniandes.edu.co Barros, Ricardo 1 Ramirez, Catalina 1 Realpe, Natalia 1; Affiliation: 1: Industrial Engineering Department, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia; Source Info: May2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p171; Subject Term: ACTIVE learning; Subject Term: INTERVENTION (Social services); Subject Term: ENGINEERS; Subject Term: PUBLIC sector; Subject Term: PROFESSIONAL ethics; Subject Term: ENGINEERING students; Subject Term: PUBLIC administration; Subject Term: UNIVERSIDAD de los Andes (Bogota, Colombia); Subject Term: BOGOTA (Colombia); Subject Term: COLOMBIA; Author-Supplied Keyword: active learning; Author-Supplied Keyword: engineering; Author-Supplied Keyword: engineering competences; Author-Supplied Keyword: interdisciplinary teams; Author-Supplied Keyword: public management; NAICS/Industry Codes: 921190 Other General Government Support; Number of Pages: 12p; Document Type: Article
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