A comparison of the education systems in Ireland and Malaysia in the field of electronic engineering from a faculty perspective

Grout, I and Bin A'Ain, AK (2013) A comparison of the education systems in Ireland and Malaysia in the field of electronic engineering from a faculty perspective. [Conference Proceedings]

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Abstract

Increasingly, education is becoming more internationalised and this brings the need for faculty to understand and interpret the education systems in different countries. In this paper, consideration is given to the teaching and learning of electronic engineering within two universities which are located in different regions worldwide, and a comparison of the teaching and learning in both institutions is provided. The first institution, the University of Limerick (UL), is based in the Republic of Ireland and is part of the wider European Higher Education area. The second institution, the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), is based in Malaysia. Consideration is given to six chosen areas of common importance to both institutions and these areas are compared. The considerations are confined in this paper to undergraduate programmes. © 2013 IEEE.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Additional Information: Conference code: 99026; Export Date: 23 February 2015; Correspondence Address: Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland; References: Schofield, J., (2003) Why VHS Was Better Than Betamax, , http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2003/jan/25/comment.comment, guardian.co.uk, Saturday 25 January 00.35 GMT, Available ONLINE; Definition Of: Beta/VHS Debacle, , http://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia_term/0,1237,t=BetaVHS+debacle&i= 57443,00.asp, PCMag.com, Available ONLINE; http://www.ul.ie, Available ONLINEOur Graduate Attributes, , http://www2.ul.ie/pdf/982103103.pdf, Available ONLINE; http://www.utm.my/, Available ONLINEGeneric Skill and UTM's Graduate Attributes, , http://www.utm.my/undergraduate/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/ pamplet-generic-skills.pdf, Available ONLINE;
Uncontrolled Keywords: comparison; internationalisation; teaching & learning; Education systems; European Higher Education Area; Malaysia; Republic of Ireland; Teaching and learning; Undergraduate programmes; Electrical engineering; Societies and institutions; Teaching; Engineering education
Depositing User: National Forum
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2015 21:14
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2015 21:14
URI: http://eprints.teachingandlearning.ie/id/eprint/2408

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