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Author Soldan, D.L. ♦ Lewis, L.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1994
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Education ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Educational institutions ♦ Cities and towns ♦ Costs ♦ Internet telephony ♦ Urban areas ♦ Maintenance engineering ♦ Video compression ♦ Multimedia communication ♦ Demography ♦ Continuing education
Abstract Graduate programs in engineering have been offered to off-campus students for many years. Most of the successful programs have been concentrated in metropolitan areas with large numbers of engineering companies or at military installations. Typically these programs have had a large number of students at each site. Current technology and demographics present new challenges and opportunities in reaching engineers that need advanced courses and degrees. Many engineers working for small companies need to continue their education while on the job. This helps them maintain their technical competence, which in turn helps keep their company competitive. This paper describes Kansas State University's (USA) experiences providing a masters' program in electrical engineering to an audience that is widely dispersed geographically with small numbers of students or single students at each company location.
Description Author affiliation: Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS, USA (Soldan, D.L.)
ISBN 0780324137
ISSN 01905848
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1994-11-02
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 337.61 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 436
Ending Page 439


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library