ERIC Number: ED217162
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Model University-Industry Engineering Programs. An AEA Guidebook.
American Electronics Association, Palo Alto, CA.
This guide presents 37 sample industry-university programs as part of the American Electronics Association's leadership role of encouraging companies to increase investments in engineering education. Model university-industry partnerships in the following areas are presented: faculty assistance grants; faculty loan programs; endowments; graduate fellowship programs; equipment contributions; equipment/facilities sharing; video programs; cooperative education; engineering programs for females and minorities; affiliates programs; and research and development programs. Each model program description includes start-up history, summary of costs involved, and a contact person. A variety of other information is provided to encourage companies to consider new kinds of contributions, including a checklist for selecting recipient institutions and a list of university contacts interested in working with industry. The guidebook is intended to assist companies in taking an immediate step to support engineering education and to provide guidance to universities desiring to establish such linkages with industry. (KC)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cooperative Programs, Educational Finance, Engineering, Engineering Education, Faculty Development, Females, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Minority Groups, Models, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Programs, School Business Relationship, Sex Fairness
American Electronics Association, 2680 Hanover St., Palo Alto, CA 94304 ($15.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Electronics Association, Palo Alto, CA.