On February 16, 2016, the National Academy of Engineering held a forum to discuss proposed changes to criteria used by ABET (formerly the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) to accredit engineering programs in colleges and universities around the world. The Forum on Proposed Revisions to ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission General Criteria on Student Outcomes and Curriculum (Criteria 3 and 5) convened a variety of stakeholders in the education of engineers, including representatives of universities, industry, and professional organizations. The presenters and attendees discussed the proposed changes and related issues such as a perceived lack of communication surrounding the development of the proposed changes and the degree to which the criteria prepare engineering students for jobs after graduation. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions from this forum.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1 Background||3-8|
|Chapter 2 General Issues||9-10|
|Chapter 3 Preparing Students for a Career in Engineering||11-14|
|Chapter 4 Specific Changes in Criteria Wording or Emphasis||15-18|
|Chapter 5 Next Steps||19-20|
|Appendix A Forum Agenda||21-22|
|Appendix B Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs Effective for Reviews during the 20162017 Accreditation Cycle||23-28|
|Appendix C 20162017 Criteria for Accrediting Engineering Programs Proposed Changes||29-31|
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