47. Lifelong Learning: Growing or Decaying

  1. John A. Hoschette

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch47

The Engineer's Career Guide

The Engineer's Career Guide

How to Cite

Hoschette, J. A. (2010) Lifelong Learning: Growing or Decaying, in The Engineer's Career Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470530177.ch47

Author Information

  1. Lockheed Martin, Eagan, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470503508

Online ISBN: 9780470530177



  • lifelong learning - growing or decaying;
  • engineering knowledge half-life - obsolete or forgotten knowledge;
  • facilitating lifelong learning - trying out new techniques


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Engineering Knowledge Half-Life: How Long Before Your Skills Are Obsolete

  • What is Lifelong Learning and Why Is It Good for My Career?

  • Simple Things To Help Facilitate Lifelong Learning

  • Summary

  • References