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U221·SUNDAY WORKSHOP: Assessing Global Competence: The Attributes of a Global Engineer Project
Workshop · Corporate Member Council
Sun. June 15, 2014 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Room 110, Indiana Convention Center
Session Description

Free ticketed event
For the past several years, the American Society for Engineering Education’s Corporate Member Council, reflecting the voice of industry, developed a series of attributes representing the desired competencies needed by engineers in order to effectively live and work in a global context. Using a framework for assessing global competence developed by MIT and the International Institute for the Development of Engineering Academics, this workshop will describe the process to develop attributes of a global engineer; present a summary of key findings; discuss how attribute outcomes can be assessed in engineering education globally; and highlight the recommendations and implications for a variety of stakeholders, including professionals working in continuing engineering education.

Speakers
  1. Dr. Stephen Hundley

    Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis

    Stephen Hundley is chair of the Department of Technology Leadership and Communication, associate professor of organizational leadership and supervision, and associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives in the School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership development, human resource management, and organizational research. Hundley holds a Ph.D. from American University and bachelor's and master's degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University.

  2. Prof. Jennifer DeBoer

    Purdue University, West Lafayette (College of Engineering)

    Jennifer DeBoer is a postdoctoral associate for educational research at MIT's Teaching and Learning Laboratory. She earned a Ph.D. in international education policy studies from Vanderbilt University, where her dissertation looked at the trajectory of engineering student formation and the ways in which engineering attainment and achievement are affected by school factors, parental and peer influences, infrastructure and physical resources, and the context in which educational tools are accessed. She is the current Global Student Forum international chair for the Student Platform for Engineering Education Development (SPEED).

  3. Ms. Lynn G Brown

    The Boeing Company

    Lynn G. Brown is the corporate higher education and STEM international program manager for the
    Boeing Company, developing corporate policy and working across company organizations to align higher education engagements and funding to various Boeing country strategies. She has served as chair of the ASEE Corporate Member Council's Special Interest Group for International Engineering Education. She holds a master's in curriculum and assessment from Northern Arizona University and pursued a Ph.D. in higher educational administration at the University of Texas at Austin.

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