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Abstract

The time-span for college education of engineering graduates is very limited (3.5 to 4 years), compared to time required for professionals in other fields, such as medicine or pharmacy. During this limited period it is very difficult to adequately satisfy the modern sophisticated industry and the knowledge-based economy requirements of a graduate engineer. Here, the role of pre-college or school (K-12) education and the post-college education, such as continuing engineering education, becomes significant. In this paper we consider the role of each of these stages in the development of skills and competencies needed by engineering professional and introduce a concept of teaching factory and its role in complementing formal engineering education.

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