Challenges to Civil Engineering Educators and Practitioners—Where Should We Be Going?

by George K. Wadlin, Jr., (F.ASCE), Administrator, Education Services; American Society of Civil Engineers, 345 East 47th St., New York, N.Y. 10017,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-436-8 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-436-6 (ISBN-10), 1985, Soft Cover, Pg. 564
ASCE ISBN:0-87262-436-5; 2 volumes
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Conference information: Conference on Civil Engineering Education | Athens, Ohio, United States | April 1985

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


The papers included in this publication present an overview of the current state of civil engineering education and resolutions for future development in the field. Six key areas are covered: (1) Human resources, including both faculty and students, with discussions on women and minorities in the field; (2) financial resources for program development as well as physical facilities; (3) program models for communications, professionalism, technical areas, and special developments; (4) quality control for student recruitment, teaching methods and curricula; (5) application of microcomputers and other high technology in civil engineering education; and (6) education/practice interchange. These topics are addressed in the form of case reports, theoretical discussions, and reviews and summaries of surveys.

Subject Headings: Engineering education | Personnel management | Students | Publications | Engineering profession | Faculty | Women engineers | Workplace diversity


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