Education: Accreditation: A debatable issue: Key officers of IEEE express diverging views on the role the Institute should play in accrediting electrical engineering programs

@article{Rubinstein1977EducationAA,
  title={Education: Accreditation: A debatable issue: Key officers of IEEE express diverging views on the role the Institute should play in accrediting electrical engineering programs},
  author={Ellis Rubinstein},
  journal={IEEE Spectrum},
  year={1977},
  volume={14},
  pages={84-88}
}
An often-heated debate has raged within IEEE circles for several years over various aspects of accreditation. One major area of concern has been the quality of engineers entering the work force each year. According to many, there has been insufficient attention paid, within IEEE as elsewhere, to the establishment and enforcement of appropriate educational standards in B.E.E. curricula. Further, critics have questioned IEEE's continued endorsement of bachelor of technology programs, suggesting… CONTINUE READING