Education about standardization: Recent findings

The article reflects on findings about education of standardization as of July 2007. The sections aim to provide insight of standardization education by presenting the results of an international workshop organized by the International Committee for Education about Standardization together with findings from literature. Topics discussed, include: needs for standardization education, audiences and learning objectives, contents of an academic curriculum, and available materials for academic teaching.




Education, Learning, Research, Standardization

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AuthorsDe Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands), Egyedi, Tineke (Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands)
Publisher:IGI Global
First published / Last update: 2007

Translation of material:

Standardization and education

Results of an ICES workshop in Delft (ICES = International Cooperation for Education about Standardization). Based on the experiences of participants from a diverse set of countries, the paper addresses the needs for standardization education and possible learning objectives.

Original title: Normalisation et éducation

Original abstract:

Résultats d'un atelier organisé à Delft par l'International Committee for Education about Standardization (ICES). Basé sur les expériences des participants à partir d'un ensemble diversifié de pays, le document aborde les besoins d'éducation en normalisation et les objectifs d'apprentissage possibles.


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ICES, Learning Objectives, Need For Standardization Education, Standardization Education

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AuthorsDe Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University)
Publisher:AFNOR, Paris (Enjeux No. 280, December 2007 and 281, January 2008)
First published / Last update: 2007 / 2007