ERIC Number: EJ775938
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: N/A
Building the School of Engineering
Wright, Jeff R.
New Directions for Higher Education, n139 p49-59 Fall 2007
In this article, the author relates his experiences leading the building of the School of Engineering within the new University of California (UC) campus of UC Merced. He discusses the goals of the project, as well as the challenges it faced, and concludes with personal lessons for those tasked with similar positions within university building projects and a reflection on the results of the UC Merced School of Engineering project.
Descriptors: Engineering Education, College Faculty, Undergraduate Study, Academic Achievement, Student Attrition, Service Learning, Student Diversity, Computer Uses in Education, Technical Education, College Administration, Governance, Teacher Role, Costs, Program Development, Program Implementation, School Holding Power
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: California