ABET – Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (US) [www.abet.org]

AMS – Accreditation Management System (Australia) [www.engineersaustralia.org.au]

ASEE – American Society for Engineering Education [http://www.asee.org/]

CDIO – Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate, an international movement for the reform of engineering education [www.cdio.org]

CEAB – Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board [www.engineerscanada.ca/canadian-engineering-accreditation-board]

EJEE – European Journal of Engineering Education

HEA – The Higher Education Academy (UK) [www.heacademy.ac.uk]

HEFCE – The Higher Education Funding Council (UK) [www.hefce.ac.uk]

HEI – Higher Education Institution

IJEE – International Journal of Engineering Education

JISC – The Joint Information Services Committee (UK) [www.jisc.ac.uk]

LO – Learning Outcome

MOOC – Massive Open On-line Course

OER – Open Educational Resource

OSCE – Objective Structured Clinical Examination

PBL – Problem Based Learning

PDP – Personal Development Plan (or Planning)

PjBL – Project Based Learning

PLE – Personal Learning Environment

QAA – The Quality Assurance Agency (UK) [www.qaa.ac.uk]

QE – Quality Enhancement

SEFI – Société Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs [http://www.sefi.be/]

STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

UK-SPEC – The UK specification for accreditation of engineering degrees [www.engc.org.uk/professional-qualifications/standards/uk-spec]

VaNTH – Vanderbilt, Northwestern, Texas and Harvard

VFM –Value For Money

VLE – Virtual Learning Environment

WBL – Work Based Learning