Integrated coastal zone management education using an industry affiliates programme

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Title Integrated coastal zone management education using an industry affiliates programme
Author Lemckert, Charles James
Journal Name World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education
Editor Zenon J Pudlows
Year Published 2005
Place of publication Melbourne, Australia
Publisher UNESCO International Centre for Engineering Education, Monash University
Abstract Effective coastal zone management requires an educated community with an understanding of the implication of their actions. One particular group that requires guided education includes engineers, who are responsible for suggesting, designing, implementing, managing and monitoring many schemes within coastal zones. While engineers are required to undergo continual training throughout their professional careers, a suitable starting point for focused integrated coastal management training can be identified during their undergraduate years. Through a carefully designed industry affiliates programme, coastal orientated educational activities can lead to enhanced learning through a combination of practical interactions and academic pursuits in coastal engineering and management. Student surveys show that the programme is an effective learning tool that warrants consideration within any engineering degree.
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Copyright Statement Copyright 2005 UNESCO International Centre for Engineering Education (UICEE). The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Use hypertext link to access the journal's webpage.
Volume 4
Issue Number 1
Page from 71
Page to 74
ISSN 1446 2257
Date Accessioned 2006-03-13
Language en_AU
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
Subject PRE2009-Engineering and Technology
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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