Distance collaborations with industry

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The college industry relationship has been identified as a key policy issue in Engineering Education. Collaborations between academic institutions and the industrial sector have a long history and a bright future. For Engineering and Engineering Technology programs in particular, industry has played a crucial role in many areas including advisement, financial support, and practical training of both faculty and students. Among the most important and intimate interactions are collaborative projects and formal cooperative education arrangements. Most recently, such collaborations have taken on a new dimension, as advances in technology have made possible meaningful technical collaboration at a distance. There are ... continued below

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Peskin, A. & Swyler, K. June 1, 1998.

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The college industry relationship has been identified as a key policy issue in Engineering Education. Collaborations between academic institutions and the industrial sector have a long history and a bright future. For Engineering and Engineering Technology programs in particular, industry has played a crucial role in many areas including advisement, financial support, and practical training of both faculty and students. Among the most important and intimate interactions are collaborative projects and formal cooperative education arrangements. Most recently, such collaborations have taken on a new dimension, as advances in technology have made possible meaningful technical collaboration at a distance. There are several obvious technology areas that have contributed significantly to this trend. Foremost is the ubiquitous presence of the Internet. Perhaps almost as important are advances in computer based imaging. Because visual images offer a compelling user experience, it affords greater knowledge transfer efficiency than other modes of delivery. Furthermore, the quality of the image appears to have a strongly correlated effect on insight. A good visualization facility offers both a means for communication and a shared information space for the subjects, which are among the essential features of both peer collaboration and distance learning.

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OSTI as DE98004625

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  • American Society for Engineering Education 1998 annual conference, Seattle, WA (United States), 28 Jun - 2 Jul 1998

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  • Other: DE98004625
  • Report No.: BNL--65287
  • Report No.: CONF-980630--
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 658373
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710145

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Peskin, A. & Swyler, K. Distance collaborations with industry, article, June 1, 1998; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710145/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.