Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship as part of an Engineering Curriculum

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Abstract

This Research to Practice, Work in Progress, paper explores the relationship between entrepreneurship, innovation, and systems thinking, through examining the published work in these areas, and how innovation can be incorporated as part of an engineering curriculum. We identify key common requirements between innovation and systems thinking and propose the idea of teaching systems thinking as a way to promote and enhance innovation, and teaching design process as a practical way to introduce and inspire systems thinking in an engineering curriculum.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Education
Subtitle of host publicationFostering Innovation Through Diversity, FIE 2018 - Conference Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781538611739
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 4 2019
Event48th Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Oct 3 2018Oct 6 2018

Publication series

NameProceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE
Volume2018-October
ISSN (Print)1539-4565

Conference

Conference48th Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE 2018
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/3/1810/6/18

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Education
  • Computer Science Applications

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    Azemi, A. (2019). Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship as part of an Engineering Curriculum. In Frontiers in Education: Fostering Innovation Through Diversity, FIE 2018 - Conference Proceedings [8659251] (Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE; Vol. 2018-October). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2018.8659251