Abstract—For engineering university, its ultimate goal is to cultivate high-leveled, application-oriented graduate. So, engineering education, engineering ability cultivation, curriculum teaching and curriculum teaching reformation is vital. Firstly, the meaning of engineering educations is discussed in the paper. Then, the history, achievements, problems and weakness of China’s engineering education are analyzed. Thirdly, opportunities and challenges of China’s engineering education are put forward. Finally, some opinions are given that: Engineering education is very consanguineous relation with China’s curriculum. A better curriculum system decides the excellent engineering education. These description or argumentations are in favor of the development of China’s engineering education and curriculum reform, be beneficial to the construction of applied university, be useful for cultivating excellent applied graduates.
Index Terms—Student cultivations, engineering education, curriculum, teaching reformation.
Daolai Cheng, Zhihao Zhou, Dong Zhiguang, and XiaoYan Guan are with the College of Urban Construction and Safety Engineering, Shanghai Institute of Technology, Shanghai 201418, P.R. China (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Yingjie Yin is with the Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Shijiazhuang Institute of Railway Technology, Shijiazhuang 050041, Hebei Province, P.R. China ( email: email@example.com).
Cite:Daolai Cheng, Yingjie Yin, Zhihao Zhou, Dong Zhiguang, and Xiaoyan Guan, "Discussion on Engineering Education and Curriculum Reform," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 330-332, 2013.