ERIC Number: ED421617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Educating Tomorrow's Workforce: A Report on the Semiconductor Industry's Commitment to Youth in K-12.
Semiconductor Industry Association, San Jose, CA.
The U.S. semiconductor industry, now the nation's largest manufacturing industry, displays its commitment to training its current workers and educating future workers by supporting educational efforts on the K-12 level. This catalog describes innovative actions by 16 Semiconductor Industry Association companies to improve education at the K-12 level. Examples of these programs include the following: an integrated classroom and internship program; involvement in developing state workplace skills standards; support of Public Broadcasting System television series; and an international science and engineering fair. Projects from the following companies are profiled: Advanced Micro Devices, Analog Devices, Harris, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, IBM, LSI Logic, Lucent Technologies, Micron Technology, Motorola, National Semiconductor, Rockwell Semiconductor, SEMATECH, Semiconductor Research Corporation, Texas Instruments, and VLSI Technology. An appendix describes the work of the Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center, founded to promote the development of a world class semiconductor manufacturing work force. (KC)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Education Work Relationship, Educational Improvement, Electronics Industry, Elementary Secondary Education, Manufacturing Industry, School Business Relationship, Semiconductor Devices
Semiconductor Industry Association, 181 Metro Drive, Suite 450, San Jose, CA 95110 ($10).
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Semiconductor Industry Association, San Jose, CA.