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Volume 50, 2018The International Scientific and Practical Conference “Current Issues of Linguistics and Didactics: The Interdisciplinary Approach in Humanities and Social Sciences” (CILDIAH-2018)
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Engineering Education Problems in Context of Post-Industrial Society
Togliatti State University, Togliatti, Russia
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The paper analyzes social aspects of engineering education in the context of modern industrial society. The engineering education is important for Russia due to the start of the sixth wave of innovation which results in industry modernization and involves new technologies. Engineering education in accordance with modern production demands is becoming interdisciplinary issue. Not only scholars but also representatives of Russian business and management have an interest in the solution of the named problem. The authors of existing scientific works stress the need to develop new pedagogical approaches and learning technologies in the training of engineers. The use of information technology, the development of communication skills and project activities are becoming crucial. Reforms of higher technical education are aimed at developing the creative potential of students. The formation of motivation for engineering education is becoming of great importance among young people. The article analyzes the results of a sociological study on the students’ opinions on the learning environment and their prospective professional activity. Problems of students’ motivation and their professional self-realization come to the fore. The solution of the named problem depends on the interaction effectiveness of higher education institutions, the business community and state structures.
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