Engineers and their practice: A case study

  title={Engineers and their practice: A case study},
  author={Bill Williams and Jos{\'e} Wnilson Figueiredo},
  journal={IEEE EDUCON 2010 Conference},
There has been a growing awareness of the need for models of engineering practice in recent years and the publication of The New Production of Knowledge [1] by Gibbons led to considerable attention being focused on two distinct modes of knowledge production: Mode 1 associated with a traditional academic discipline-based approach and the more recently-emerged Mode 2, a problem-focused process more common in the entrepreneurial sphere. The case-study reported here originally set out to use… CONTINUE READING

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