A two day Technical English Program training workshop was sponsored by the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) and the IEEE Educational Activities Board on 26-28 March 2010 at Abu Dhabi Men’s College in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The 68 attendees participated in an intensive two-day program for department chairs, heads of curriculum committees and Technical English instructors in engineering programs at institutions located in the Middle East/North Africa region.
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The conference program included working sessions aimed at producing interactive course materials suitable for a variety of institutional settings and program levels; as well as opportunities to share individual problem statements, success stories and best practices in incorporating Technical English instruction within the engineering curriculum.
Below are the Work Group case studies, presentations outcomes and results: