On the importance of systems - oriented education in engineering
MetadataShow full item record
CitationYURTSEVEN, M. K., and BUCHANAN, W. W. (2002). On the importance of systems - oriented education in engineering. 6th IEEE Africon Conference, IEEE AFRICON 2002, IEEE, pp.437-441. https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AFRCON.2002.1146877.
This paper addresses one of the important dilemmas in engineering education: how to educate engineering students in the area of Systems Thinking or Systems Approach. A framework is presented in which the authors describe an engineering program to enable students to design "messy" socio-technical systems from a systems point of view.