On Involving Infrastructure Topics in the Civil Engineering Department Curriculum-Survey of Graduate Students Views

Authors : Bayan Salim AlNuman1 & Thamir M. Ahmed2 & Ghada AlSakkal3
1&2&3Civil Engineering Department, Ishik University, Erbil, Iraq

Abstract:   In this work, a survey on the Ishik-University graduate students’ level of awareness of the importance of infrastructures on the community, on their views on the curriculum versus infrastructures’ topics, and the most important topics found better for their future work. Our goal is to prepare our students to be future engineers educated with the concepts of infrastructures and how to improve and maintain these facilities. Students have been given a chance to evaluate current curriculum with particular focus on the infrastructure topics. Students have shown their high level of awareness, and gave their opinion on the curriculum and infrastructure as shown in tables and graphs. Conclusions and recommendations for the civil engineering department in Ishik University are drawn. It is the aim of the authors to further improve the curriculum of the civil engineering department of Ishik University, particularly aiming at providing our graduates a better understanding of infrastructures.

doi: 10.23918/eajse.v3i1sip222

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