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Title: Engineering Technology: Value Engineer
Url: http://wimedialab.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ates12.sci.pttinfoeng...
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: In this video adapted from Pathways to Technology, you’ll learn about the career opportunities available with a degree in engineering. Gina Ferrera, the community college graduate featured in this video, is a value engineer, and her work on night-vision goggles helps people see in the dark. Gina is responsible for improving her company's products, while improving quality and reducing costs. She explains why she went to college, decided to study engineering, and then work in telecommunications. Also, Gina talks about why she enjoys her job and her chosen field. The video runs 3:03 and is accompanied by a background essay, standards alignment, and discussion questions. Users who sign up for a free account can save the resource and download the video as well.
LC Classification: Technology -- Manufactures -- Production management. Operations management -- Control of production systems -- Cost control -- Value analysis. Value engineering
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Types of education -- Career education
Technology -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering -- Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) -- Engineering as a profession. Engineers
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Careers
Science -- Engineering
Date Issued: 2012-05-18
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: flash
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-05-24 11:13:11 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-05-24 11:17:27 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 14
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