The Possibilities of Improving Communication Skills in the Training of Engineering Students

Ildikó Holik, István Dániel Sanda

Abstract


New graduates have to meet several expectations on the labour market. Besides their professional knowledge, important skills include good communication, problem-solving, creativity, independence, organisation, leadership, decisive action, dynamism, stress tolerance, analysis, precision, openness, flexibility, co-operation, motivation, digital competence, etc. How can higher education prepare young people for the expectations of the labour market? How can students’ social competences and communication skills be improved? Our paper provides methodological recommendations on improving engineering students’ communication skills, based on an empirical study.

Keywords


engineering students, communication skills, methodological recommendations

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International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP) – eISSN: 2192-4880
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