Ergonomics Teaching Concept at Technical Universities on the Basis of Warsaw University of Technology

Ewa Górska , Aneta Kossobudzka-Górska

Abstract

Ergonomic products and ergonomic working conditions are one of the most crucial determinants of market existence for enterprises and condition to hire and keep the most valuable employees. That is why, employers are searching for qualified ergonomics professionals, whose competences are conformed with university degree or certification from acknowledged institutes (e.g. BCPE or CREE). The goal of this paper is to present current state and possible development directions to improve the teaching in the area of ergonomics at Warsaw University of Technology, so that students interested in human-centric approach could get specialized degree and in the future become certified. Preparation of a student to become ergonomic technology designer and to appreciate and experience ergonomic values, will allow him or her to become a user of comfortable products and to work in comfortable working environment. This requires adequate teaching that would trigger vast changes in values, knowledge, abilities and habits, development of cognitive abilities as well as preferences and attitudes.
Author Ewa Górska (FoM / CIE)
Ewa Górska,,
- Chair of Innovativeness and Entrepreneurship
, Aneta Kossobudzka-Górska (FoM / CIE)
Aneta Kossobudzka-Górska,,
- Chair of Innovativeness and Entrepreneurship
Pages672-682
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Bagnara S., Tartaglia R., Albolino S., Alexander T., Fujita J. (eds.): Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018) Volume IX: Aging, Gender and Work, Anthropometry, Ergonomics for Children and Educational Environments, 2019, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 978-3-319-96064-7, [978-3-319-96065-4 eBook], 834 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-96065-4
Keywords in EnglishErgonomics, Ergonomist competences, Euro Ergonomist
DOIDOI:10.1007/978-3-319-96065-4_71
URL https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-96065-4_71
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)15
ScoreMinisterial score = 15.0, 23-01-2019, BookChapterMatConf
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 15.0, 23-01-2019, BookChapterMatConf
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