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Title: Adapting Traditional Electrical Engineering Courses for Non-Traditional Students PDF
Url: http://search.asee.org/search/fetch?url=file%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%2FE%3A...
Creator: Buechler, Dave
Publisher: American Society for Engineering Education
Description: At the request of local industry, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently started remote electrical engineering collaborative programs at two of the University of Wisconsin Systems two-year schools. These programs were specifically developed to allow place-bound nontraditional students, who work during the day, to obtain their entire under-graduate electrical engineering degree on a part-time basis without having to travel to the main campus located 90 miles and 180 miles away respectively. Students in the program typically take two engineering courses per semester from the on-site faculty supplemented by distance course offerings as needed. Each of these courses has the same content as the ones offered at the main campus, including laboratory work and semester design projects. Courses in Math, Science, English, and the Humanities are offered by the local two-year school. The specific needs of our nontraditional students and the ways the course offerings at our site have been adapted to meet those needs are discussed. The unique challenges of this type of program are also discussed.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Engineering education
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Higher education -- Curriculum
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Key Concept: Electrical engineering
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
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Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
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Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: American Society for Engineering Education
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-10-31 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-06-19 18:27:57 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Education
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