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Author Garrod, S.A.R. ♦ Borns, R.J.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1988
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Education ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Technology forecasting ♦ Engineering profession ♦ Microprocessors ♦ Design engineering ♦ Appropriate technology ♦ Electrical engineering ♦ Laboratories ♦ Communication system control ♦ Biomedical engineering ♦ Industrial control
Abstract Issues pertaining to initial placement and future career development for students in technology degree programs are discussed. It is argued that the success of technologist careers depends to a large degree on their own planning and initiative. Career development plans and programs need to be implemented by employers to facilitate the growth and professional development of technologists. Companies also have to identify technology positions clearly and work with recruiters and graduates in improving the career match between the technologies and the job positions available. Faculty can contribute to the professional growth of technology by accurately portraying the profession and working to improve student written and oral communications skills.<<ETX>>
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Electr. Eng. Technol., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA (Garrod, S.A.R.; Borns, R.J.)
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1988-10-22
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 468.86 kB
Page Count 7
Starting Page 105
Ending Page 111


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library