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The Practice of the Sino-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools of Engineering Disciplines

Wang, Zeng-Zhong; Zhang, Yu-Xin; Smith, I.


Zeng-Zhong Wang

Yu-Xin Zhang

I. Smith


Lying in a transformation period of economic development, economic prosperity, social progress and development in science and technology have to rely on strong competitiveness of a nation’s universities to a large degree. Internationalising education is seen as playing a role in the empowerment of students through the acquisition of skills to help them become more independent, more able to participate in society and able to make the most of the opportunities which are presented to them. Shanghai Normal University (SNU) and Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) offer a joint undergraduate programme in Civil Engineering. The programme began in 2007, four graduates have been remarkable, of course also encountered some problems and frustrations. In this paper, the program was introduced, the operation process of the project, curriculum setting, teaching resources introduction, teaching management and engineering discipline professional the difficulties encountered in the process of Sino-foreign cooperation in running schools, summarizes problems and their solutions, to share experiences and lessons.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (Published)
Conference Name International Conference on Management Science and Management Innovation (MSMI 2015)
Start Date Aug 15, 2015
End Date Aug 16, 2015
Publication Date 2015
Deposit Date Oct 22, 2015
Publicly Available Date Dec 31, 2015
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
ISBN 9789462520905
Keywords Engineering disciplines; Sino-foreign cooperation; Internationalization;
Public URL
Publisher URL 10.2991/msmi-15.2015.3
Contract Date Oct 22, 2015


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