ASEE/ELD’s Best Publication Award for 2013 is awarded to Lifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age
The Engineering Libraries Division of ASEE’s Best Publication Award for 2013 will be awarded to Ashok Naimpally (Fresno City College), Hema Ramachandran (California State University—Long Beach), and Caroline Smith (University of Nevada Las Vegas) for their book Lifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age published by Elsevier. The award will be presented to the winners at the 2013 ASEE Conference which will be held June 23-26 in Atlanta, GA.
The publisher states that “the book provides a comprehensive review of lifelong learning, information literacy and internships including assessment techniques for lifelong learning, teamwork and information literacy as defined by the ABET criteria. It also discusses critical thinking skills for scientists and engineers and their role in lifelong learning in the information age.”
Engineering educators, engineering librarians, career advisors interested in developing internship programs in engineering, and employers of interns will find this book provides useful information on needs assessment, program development, evaluation and the importance of lifelong learning.
NC State University readers have online access to Lifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age via the NCSU Libraries.