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International Articulation Issues an Engineering Technology Education Response to Global Challenges

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Conference

2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Vancouver, BC

Publication Date

June 26, 2011

Start Date

June 26, 2011

End Date

June 29, 2011

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Collaborations, Accreditation and Articulation Issues for International Engineering Education

Tagged Division

International

Page Count

10

Page Numbers

22.946.1 - 22.946.10

Permanent URL

https://peer.asee.org/18311

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30

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Morteza Sadat-Hossieny Northern Kentucky University

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Morteza Sadat-Hossieny is the coordinator of Engineering Technologies, and an Associate professor of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology at Northern Kentucky University. Dr. Sadat-Hossieny is actively involved in consulting and research in different areas of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology fields such as renewable energy, automation, international articulation agreements, assessment and TAC-ABET accreditation. He regularly publishes papers in different proceedings and journals.

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Elizabeth Leibach Northern Kentucky University

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Elizabeth Leibach is the director of the office of international students and scholars at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). Ms. Leibach has held various leadership roles with NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the Pennsylvania Council on International Education, and as the founding president of the NKU local chapter of Phi Beta Delta, an international honor society established to recognize scholarly achievement and support academic-based international programs. She has advocated for international initiatives at both public and private institutions for nearly 15 years.

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Abstract

International Articulation Issues an Engineering Technology Education Response to Global ChallengesAs part of Northern Kentucky University’s (NKU) strategic plan in 2007-2012, the universitystated – that increasing globalization will require the university to become more international inscope. In accordance with this policy the engineering technology division has undertakeninternational student recruitment efforts and articulation agreements with universities abroad.This paper will discuss challenges in formulating such articulation agreements while maintainingthe integrity of existing accredited programs. The paper explains what it means tointernationalize a campus? The paper will also discuss types of experiences necessary to infuseglobal perspectives into the curriculum and build successful international education programs.

Sadat-Hossieny, M., & Leibach, E. (2011, June), International Articulation Issues an Engineering Technology Education Response to Global Challenges Paper presented at 2011 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, BC. https://peer.asee.org/18311

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