Enterprise 2.0 in Engineering Curriculum

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Enterprise 2.0 in Engineering Curriculum
Autor Andreas Ahrens, Olaf Bassus, Jelena Zaščerinska
In: Handbook of Research on Enterprise 2.0: Technological, Social, and Organizational Dimension
Ausgabe Published by IGI Global formerly Idea Group Inc.), Volume II, Chapter 31
ISBN/ISSN: 9781466643734,
Erscheinungsjahr 2014
Jahrgang 2014
Seitenzahl 599-617
Hyperlink http://www.igi-pub.com
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Ahrens, A., Bassus, O., Zaščerinska, J. (2014). Enterprise 2.0 in Engineering Curriculum. In: Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha, Fernando Moreira & João Varajão (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Enterprise 2.0: Technological, Social, and Organizational Dimension. Published by IGI Global formerly Idea Group Inc.), Volume II, Chapter 31, pp. 599-617. Published in the United States of America by Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), http://www.igi-pub.com, publisher of the IGI Publishing (formerly Idea Group Publishing), Information Science Publishing, IRM Press, CyberTech Publishing and Information Science Reference imprints. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4373-4.ch031. ISBN13: 9781466643734, ISBN10: 1466643730, EISBN13: 9781466643741.

Engineering education is facing a challenge to bring e-business closer to student engineers. Enterprise 2.0 application in engineering education advances engineering students’ enterprise for the development of innovative products, processes, and services. The aim of the research is to analyze student engineers’ Enterprise 2.0 application underpinning elaboration of pedagogical guidelines on student engineers’ Enterprise 2.0 application in engineering curriculum. The meaning of key concepts of Enterprise 2.0 and engineering curriculum is studied. Moreover, the study indicates how the steps of the process are related following a logical chain: Enterprise 2.0 ? engineering curriculum design ? modelling Enterprise 2.0 application in engineering curriculum ? empirical study within a multicultural environment. The present empirical research was conducted during the Baltic Summer School “Technical Informatics and Information Technology” in 2009, 2010, and 2011. The findings of the research allow drawing the conclusions that student engineers’ Enterprise 2.0 application in engineering curriculum is efficient.