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1 Global Dimension in Engineering Education (GDEE) This project is funded by The European Union

2 Global Dimension in Engineering Education  I NTRODUCTION TO GDEE  G OALS AND EXPECTED RESULTS  T HE CONSORTIUM OF PARTNERS  GDEE OUTPUTS  T RAINING COURSES AND MATERIALS  C ASE STUDIES  E UROPEAN A WARDS FOR BEST PRACTICE  W HAT HAPPENS NEXT Global Dimension in Engineering Education O UTLINE OF SESSION

3 Global Dimension in Engineering Education GDEE G OALS  GOAL To increase the awareness, critical understanding, and attitudinal values of students in technical universities related to Global Dimension issues and their relationship with technology  Specific Objectives ─ To improve the competences of academic staff in order to introduce GD as cross-cutting issue in the curricula of technical universities ─ To create a network of academics for promoting the integration of SHD into technology studies ─ To facilitate the connection between theoretical knowledge (lecturers and students from universities) with practice (through NGOs)

4 Global Dimension in Engineering Education T HE C ONSORTIUM F IVE UNIVERSITIES FROM S PAIN, I TALY AND UK T OGETHER WITH FOUR NGO S

5 Global Dimension in Engineering Education T RAINING C OURSES AND M ATERIALS A. T HE GLOBAL ENGINEER  C OURSE 1 M AKING THE CASE FOR A CRITICAL GLOBAL ENGINEER  C OURSE 2 K EY ELEMENTS FOR ADDRESSING THE GD OF ENGINEERING  C OURSE 3 T HE G LOBAL E NGINEER IN S USTAINABLE H UMAN D EVELOPMENT B. S UPERVISING BS/MS THESIS WITH FIELDWORK  C OURSE 4 S UPERVISING ENGINEERING STUDENTS  C OURSE 5 K NOWING THE CONTEXT AND PARTNERS  C OURSE 6 K NOWING I NTERNATIONAL C OOPERATION C. I NTEGRATING GDE INTO TEACHING AND RESEARCH  C OURSE 7 I NTEGRATING GDE INTO A CADEMIA  C OURSE 8 I NTEGRATING GDE INTO T EACHING : T HEORY AND P RACTICE  C OURSE 9 I NTEGRATING GDE INTO R ESEARCH

6 Global Dimension in Engineering Education T RAINING MATERIALS AND TEACHING RESOURCES  T HE TRAINING MATERIALS ARE AN O PEN E DUCATIONAL R ESOURCE (OER).  D OWNLOADABLE IN AS A PDF, HTML OR E - PUB FILE FOR TABLET READERS  M ODULAR DESIGN, EACH SESSION INCLUDES A CHAPTER, ACTIVITY AND QUIZ  P ROVIDED THERE IS ATTRIBUTION TO THE SOURCE, USERS CAN ADAPT, ADD TO, REVISE AND REPUBLISH THE TEXT AND DIFFERENT VERSIONS

7 Global Dimension in Engineering Education T RAINING MATERIALS AND TEACHING RESOURCES N AVIGATING THE WEBSITE

8 Global Dimension in Engineering Education C ASE S TUDIES  T HE TEACHING MATERIALS  R EADY - TO - USE CASE STUDIES ( CONTEXT DESCRIPTION + CLASSROOM EXERCISES )  W RITTEN /D ESIGNED BY ACADEMICS IN COLLABORATION WITH NGO S

9 Global Dimension in Engineering Education C ASE S TUDIES  T HE TEACHING MATERIALS  Solar Water Pumping – Kenya – Author: Alistair Cook: MBA at the University of Colombia  UASB anaerobic technology for wastewater treatment in the city of Mahajanga, Madagascar – TCIC Author Priti Parikh and Andrew Lamb of University College London  Development of a MILP model to design wind-photovoltaic stand-alone electrification projects for isolated communities in developing countries Dr. Bruno Domenech, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)  Evaporative Cooling for Low-cost Food Preservation Author Priti Parikh and Andrew Lamb of University College London  Improved Cookstoves Assessment Author Mike Clifford of The University of Newcastle

10 Global Dimension in Engineering Education C ASE STUDIES N AVIGATING THE WEBSITE

11 Global Dimension in Engineering Education E UROPEAN A WARDS FOR BEST PRACTICE

12 Global Dimension in Engineering Education E UROPEAN A WARDS FOR BEST PRACTICE  S UBMISSIONS – O UTLINE HOW SUSTAINABLE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT HAS BEEN INTEGRATED INTO THE APPLICANT ' S TEACHING. W ORKS WILL BE OF A THEORETICAL OR APPLIED NATURE AND CAN BE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES :  A DAPTING DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION PROJECTS FOR TECHNOLOGY OR ENGINEERING STUDIES  I NNOVATIVE METHODS FOR INTEGRATED SHD INTO THE CURRICULUM  P RODUCING MATERIALS FOR THE INTEGRATION OF SHD AVAILABLE TO THE A CADEMIC C OMMUNITY  I NNOVATIVE METHODS FOR THE SUPPORT AND SUPERVISION OF A P H D T HESIS, M ASTER T HESIS, B ACHELOR T HESIS, OR EQUIVALENT  T IMETABLE  D EADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS : 15 TH O CTOBER 2014  D ECISION OF THE ACADEMIC COMMITTEE : 17 TH D ECEMBER 2014  A WARDS C EREMONY : J ANUARY 2015, B ARCELONA (F INAL DATE TBC )

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